Mercedes again fastest in final Spanish GP practice

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

The two superior Mercedes cars were again fastest in final practice for the Spanish GP ahead of qualifying in 2 hours. Lewis Hamilton set a new track record of 1m17.281s in his #44 Mercedes to beat his teammate Valtteri Bottas who set a near identical time on Supersoft tires just 0.013 sec. behind.

Sebastian Vettel was third quick for Ferrari 0.269 sec slower than the two Mercedes.

Kimi Raikkonen in the 2nd Ferrari, and Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull rounded out the top-5.

The session ended 2 minutes early when Brandon Hartley put his Toro Rosso into the Turn 7 barriers

Results

POS NO DRIVER CAR TIME GAP LAPS
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:17.281 +0.000s 15
2 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:17.294 +0.013s 19
3 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:17.550 +0.269s 16
4 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:17.581 +0.300s 17
5 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing 1:17.981 +0.700s 16
6 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas Ferrari 1:18.357 +1.076s 15
7 8 Romain Grosjean Haas Ferrari 1:18.706 +1.425s 16
8 55 Carlos Sainz Renault 1:18.783 +1.502s 16
9 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren Renault 1:18.847 +1.566s 14
10 10 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso Honda 1:18.886 +1.605s 17
11 27 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:18.905 +1.624s 16
12 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing 1:19.013 +1.732s 5
13 31 Esteban Ocon Force India Mercedes 1:19.121 +1.840s 20
14 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren Renault 1:19.236 +1.955s 17
15 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber Ferrari 1:19.292 +2.011s 19
16 11 Sergio Perez Force India Mercedes 1:19.376 +2.095s 17
17 28 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso Honda 1:19.428 +2.147s 23
18 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber Ferrari 1:19.744 +2.463s 17
19 18 Lance Stroll Williams Mercedes 1:19.900 +2.619s 15
20 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams Mercedes 1:19.909 +2.628s 13

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