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Free Practice 3 results - Bahrain 2014 // Hamilton tops the times again, as Vettel spins out

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Force India are best of the rest in FP3
Credit: Sahara Force India

Lewis Hamilton led the way for the third session in a row in Bahrain, showing just how much pace that Mercedes has. He, and teammate Nico Rosberg, were half a second up on the rest - although it was a slightly mixed up session that saw Sergio Pérez finish in third.

Teams looked to be saving their cars a little, as the number of laps completed throughout the session averaged at about 13 per driver. Sebastian Vettel made difficult work of his hour, spinning off track and finding himself unable to get the car going again. Frantic work at the Red Bull garage to recover the situation, but Vettel finished in the penultimate position on the timesheets.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:35.32412
2Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:35.43912
3Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:35.86810
4Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:36.11610
5Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:36.3648
6Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:36.3948
7Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:36.45412
8Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:36.45511
9Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:36.68016
10Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:36.77213
11Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:36.8228
12Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:37.03011
13Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:37.11911
14Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:37.32518
15Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:38.08924
16Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:38.40017
17Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:38.73615
18Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:38.88021
19Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:38.97118
20Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:39.20817
21Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:39.2258
22Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:39.59714

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