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Belgium 2012 - Free Practice 3 results // Normality is resumed at Spa, as Alonso tops the practice times

Published by Christine Blachford

With blue skies finally overhead, Fernando Alonso topped the timesheets in final practice, ahead of Kimi Räikkönen. Most drivers got a good set of laps in, catching up on missed opportunities in yesterday's downpour, but Nico Rosberg struggled. He only completed five laps before the Mercedes ground to a halt and didn't get going again.

1Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:48.54218
2Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:48.68321
3Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:48.85023
4Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:48.86320
5Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:49.09118
6Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:49.09216
7Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:49.16421
8Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:49.26623
9Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:49.29223
10Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:49.38222
11Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:49.56123
12Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:49.61519
13Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:49.62126
14Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:49.67423
15Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:49.71021
16Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:49.77622
17Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:50.02720
18Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:52.33921
19Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:52.56620
20Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:52.63018
21Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:52.80922
22Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:53.38322
23Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:53.56223
24Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:58.1135

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