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11/24/12
f1
Brazilian GP: Button keeps superior McLaren on top in Practice 3  
Jenson Button
Without question the McLaren is this year's fastest F1 car and Jenson Button proved that once again by topping practice 3 for the Brazilian GP after his teammate, Lewis Hamilton, led both Friday sessions.  It seems it does not matter who drives the car, it will be fastest.

Button topped final practice at Interlagos with a lap of 1m13.188s, 0.057s clear of Vettel, with Mark Webber third in the second Red Bull.

Hamilton was fourth fastest, two tenths off Button's time.

Romain Grosjean was fifth Lotus and Paul di Resta in sixth.  Nico Hulkenberg is seventh in the second Force India entry, with championship challenger Alonso down in eighth, 0.503s off the pace.

Results

Pos Driver Team Time Behind Laps
1. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m13.188s +0.000s 22
2. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m13.245s +0.057s 21
3. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1m13.385s +0.197s 25
4. Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1m13.389s +0.201s 17
5. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m13.420s +0.232s 24
6. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1m13.486s +0.298s 21
7. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m13.602s +0.414s 22
8. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m13.691s +0.503s 15
9. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1m13.700s +0.512s 20
10. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m13.712s +0.524s 17
11. Bruno Senna Williams-Renault 1m13.948s +0.760s 20
12. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m14.126s +0.938s 25
13. Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 1m14.190s +1.002s 26
14. Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 1m14.192s +1.004s 21
15. Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1m14.347s +1.159s 24
16. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m14.687s +1.499s 21
17. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m14.972s +1.784s 19
18. Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault 1m15.159s +1.971s 22
19. Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault 1m15.707s +2.519s 21
20. Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth 1m15.763s +2.575s 23
21. Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth 1m16.059s +2.871s 21
22. Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth 1m16.198s +3.010s 15
23. Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth 1m16.793s +3.605s 18
24. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault No Time No Time 3

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