Vettel over Hamilton in final Baku practice

Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel has made himself and Ferrari one of the favorites to win the pole for the Azerbaijan GP by easily topping the third and final practice Saturday morning. Vettel's time of 1m43.091s was 0.361sec faster than the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton.

Kimi Raikkonen was third quick in the 2nd Ferrari 0.402s behind his Ferrari teammate.

Max Verstappen in the Red Bull and Valtteri Bottas in the 2nd Mercedes rounded out the top-5.

The Red Bulls focused on long runs for most of the session after being quickest on Friday and actually were faster than Vettel's time this morning.

FP3 Results

POS NO DRIVER CAR TIME GAP LAPS
1 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:43.091 +0.000s 17
2 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:43.452 +0.361s 16
3 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 1:43.493 +0.402s 17
4 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing Renault 1:43.519 +0.428s 17
5 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:43.569 +0.478s 20
6 11 Sergio Perez Force India Mercedes 1:43.936 +0.845s 9
7 20 Kevin Magnussen Haas Ferrari 1:43.958 +0.867s 11
8 18 Lance Stroll Williams Mercedes 1:44.123 +1.032s 8
9 31 Esteban Ocon Force India Mercedes 1:44.220 +1.129s 11
10 35 Sergey Sirotkin Williams Mercedes 1:44.534 +1.443s 9
11 14 Fernando Alonso McLaren Renault 1:44.763 +1.672s 12
12 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing Renault 1:44.861 +1.770s 17
13 10 Pierre Gasly Toro Rosso Honda 1:44.905 +1.814s 16
14 16 Charles Leclerc Sauber Ferrari 1:45.218 +2.127s 15
15 8 Romain Grosjean Haas Ferrari 1:45.261 +2.170s 12
16 55 Carlos Sainz Renault 1:45.432 +2.341s 15
17 27 Nico Hulkenberg Renault 1:45.456 +2.365s 11
18 2 Stoffel Vandoorne McLaren Renault 1:45.505 +2.414s 13
19 9 Marcus Ericsson Sauber Ferrari 1:45.910 +2.819s 17
20 28 Brendon Hartley Toro Rosso Honda 1:46.186 +3.095s 11

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