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British GP 2022 - FP3: Verstappen dominates, Mercedes looking promising ahead of Qualifying

Max Verstappen topped the last practice session of the British Grand Prix weekend, followed by Red Bull temmate Sergio Perez and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc.

Another mostly dry session, with conditions similar to those of FP3 in terms of temperature, with lots of wind picking up though, reaching 30 kph. Drivers reported just a few drops of rain, 25 minutes before the end of the session, but that didn't require them to switch to intermediates.


As opposed to yesterday's order, Red Bull has the upper hand ahead of qualifying, scoring a 1-2 in FP3, with Max Verstappen finishing first, and Sergio Perez in P2, with the World Champion being 0.447 sec faster of Ferrari's Charles Leclerc in P3.

Mercedes seems to have found something in that W13, with George Russell in P4 and Lewis Hamilton in P5, as the first reported that the car isn't bouncing as much on the straights anymore. The car looks extremely improved indeed, much faster and way more stable, which, of course, translates to lap times too.


Carlos Sainz went fastest in FP2, that didn't happen today too though, as he managed to only finish in P6, behind both Mercedes drivers. Completing the top 10, Lando Norris in P7, Valtteri Bottas in P8, a surprise Mick Schumacher in P9 and Fernando Alonso in P10.


Full FP3 Classification:


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