Mercedes again 1-2 in final Austrian GP practice

Lewis Hamilton topped all three practice sessions
Lewis Hamilton topped all three practice sessions

Lewis Hamilton tuned a lap of 1m04.130s in a qualifying simulation run to top the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Austrian GP F1 race in 2 hours. His time in the #44 Mercedes was 0.147s faster than his teammate Valtteri Bottas.

Max Verstappen was the best of the rest in the #33 Red Bull 0.283s behind Hamilton.

Sergio Perez was 4th quick in last year's Mercedes painted pink and ahead of the 2nd tier Ferrari of Charles Leclerc in 5th a whopping 0.573s back, while Alex Albon in the 2nd Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel in the #5 Ferrari rounded out the top-7 almost 3/4 sec off the pace.

Practice 3 Results

POS NO DRIVER CAR TIME GAP LAPS
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:04.130 +0.000s 21
2 77 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes 1:04.277 +0.147s 22
3 33 Max Verstappen Red Bull Racing Honda 1:04.413 +0.283s 20
4 11 Sergio Perez Racing Point BWT Mercedes 1:04.605 +0.475s 19
5 16 Charles Leclerc Ferrari 1:04.703 +0.573s 18
6 23 Alexander Albon Red Bull Racing Honda 1:04.725 +0.595s 22
7 5 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:04.851 +0.721s 19
8 18 Lance Stroll Racing Point BWT Mercedes 1:04.918 +0.788s 18
9 10 Pierre Gasly Alphatauri Honda 1:04.949 +0.819s 19
10 4 Lando Norris Mclaren Renault 1:04.950 +0.820s 22
11 31 Esteban Ocon Renault 1:05.037 +0.907s 11
12 3 Daniel Ricciardo Renault 1:05.088 +0.958s 13
13 55 Carlos Sainz Mclaren Renault 1:05.177 +1.047s 24
14 26 Daniil Kvyat Alphatauri Honda 1:05.290 +1.160s 24
15 8 Romain Grosjean Haas Ferrari 1:05.363 +1.233s 17
16 63 George Russell WILLIAMS MERCEDES 1:05.565 +1.435s 21
17 20 Kevin Magnussen HAAS FERRARI 1:05.648 +1.518s 17
18 99 Antonio Giovinazzi Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 1:05.654 +1.524s 16
19 7 Kimi Raikkonen Alfa Romeo Racing Ferrari 1:05.773 +1.643s 18
20 6 Nicholas Latifi Williams Mercedes 1:07.049 +2.919s 6

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