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China 2012 - Free Practice 3 results // McLaren head the times in China as final practice is completed

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McLaren led the way in the final practice session ahead of qualifying today, with Lewis Hamilton topping the times, followed closely by Jenson Button. The results were almost team by team, with the Mercedes duo next in line for third and fourth. There were no major incidents throughout the session and no one broke the 20 lap mark. Ferrari struggled for pace and finished way down the order - 15th and 18th for Alonso and Massa respectively. A bit of work still ahead for the Scuderia before qualifying gets underway.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:35.94013
2Jenson ButtonVodafone McLaren Mercedes1:36.09312
3Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:36.38916
4Michael SchumacherMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:36.51217
5Mark WebberRed Bull Racing1:36.63516
6Pastor MaldonadoWilliams F1 Team1:36.76517
7Sergio PérezSauber F1 Team1:36.78119
8Kamui KobayashiSauber F1 Team1:36.88017
9Sebastian VettelRed Bull Racing1:37.03915
10Kimi RäikkönenLotus F1 Team1:37.06117
11Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.23716
12Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:37.27419
13Paul di RestaSahara Force India F1 Team1:37.28816
14Bruno SennaWilliams F1 Team1:37.42514
15Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:37.46512
16Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.49313
17Daniel RicciardoScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.62814
18Felipe MassaScuderia Ferrari1:37.83114
19Vitaly PetrovCaterham F1 Team1:38.70119
20Heikki KovalainenCaterham F1 Team1:39.19819
21Timo GlockMarussia F1 Team1:39.79618
22Charles PicMarussia F1 Team1:40.04817
23Narain KarthikeyanHRT Formula 1 Team1:41.26314
24Pedro de la RosaHRT Formula 1 Team1:41.49918

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