Malaysian Grand Prix FP3 results: Mercedes duo lead the way

Nico Rosberg edges his teammate by almost two tenths. Kimi Raikkonen is in third.

Malaysian Grand Prix FP3 results: Mercedes duo lead the way

 

 DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
01   N. Rosberg   Mercedes 1:39.690   13
02   L. Hamilton   Mercedes 1:39.874 +0.184 10
03   K. Räikkönen   Ferrari 1:40.245 +0.555 9
04   S. Vettel   Ferrari 1:40.266 +0.576 13
05   F. Massa   Williams 1:40.391 +0.701 14
06   V. Bottas   Williams 1:40.406 +0.716 15
07   D. Ricciardo   Red Bull 1:40.590 +0.900 19
08   C. Sainz   Toro Rosso 1:40.601 +0.911 19
09   M. Verstappen   Toro Rosso 1:40.989 +1.299 18
10   M. Ericsson   Sauber 1:41.200 +1.510 19
11   R. Grosjean   Lotus 1:41.206 +1.516 16
12   P. Maldonado   Lotus 1:41.592 +1.902 18
13   D. Kvyat   Red Bull 1:41.776 +2.086 14
14   N. Hülkenberg   Force India 1:41.804 +2.114 15
15   F. Alonso   McLaren 1:41.991 +2.301 13
16   S. Pérez   Force India 1:42.100 +2.410 14
17   F. Nasr   Sauber 1:42.117 +2.427 18
18   J. Button   McLaren 1:42.319 +2.629 13
19   R. Merhi   Manor 1:46.647 +6.957 9
20   W. Stevens   Manor 1:47.059 +7.369 6

 

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