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Spain 2011 - Free Practice 3 results // Renault suffer a fire, but power Vettel to the top spot

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The main talking point of Free Practice 3 was Nick Heidfeld's Renault bursting into flames midway through a lap. The German navigated to the side of the track and hopped out of the car, but how much damage has been done? Alonso's Ferrari was stuck in gear leaving the team scrabbling to fix it, whilst Vettel remained in the garage for most of the session, but popped out just in time to post the fastest lap in the last few minutes.

PositionDriverTeamTimeLaps
1Sebastian VettelRed Bull1:21.7076
2Mark WebberRed Bull1:21.79117
3Michael SchumacherMercedes1:23.05716
4Lewis HamiltonMcLaren1:23.06813
5Jenson ButtonMcLaren1:23.21414
6Nico RosbergMercedes1:23.39718
7Kamui KobayashiSauber1:23.66917
8Vitaly PetrovRenault1:24.04318
9Fernando AlonsoFerrari1:24.27011
10Rubens BarrichelloWilliams1:24.31818
11Felipe MassaFerrari1:24.32217
12Sergio PérezSauber1:24.32919
13Pastor MaldonadoWilliams1:24.39917
14Sébastien BuemiToro Rosso1:24.53516
15Adrian SutilForce India1:24.69518
16Jaime AlguersuariToro Rosso1:24.72214
17Paul di RestaForce India1:25.22319
18Heikki KovalainenLotus1:26.23611
19Jarno TrulliLotus1:27.00020
20Timo GlockVirgin1:27.70620
21Tonio LiuzziHRT1:28.33017
22Jérôme D'AmbrosioVirgin1:29.05718
23Nick HeidfeldRenault1:29.2006
24Narain KarthikeyanHRT1:29.56216

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