Bahrain GP: Rosberg tops practice 3

Nico Rosberg locks a wheel under braking

Nico Rosberg and his Mercedes' were quickest for a second consecutive practice session on Saturday morning at Sakhir in final practice ahead of qualifying for the Bahrain GP.

The German lapped in 1m33.254s to beat the two Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber to the fastest time in final practice.

The McLarens were fourth and sixth, sandwiching the second Mercedes of Michael Schumacher.


Pos Driver Team/Car Time Behind Laps
1. Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1m33.254s +0.000s 14
2. Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault 1m33.401s +0.147s 14
3. Mark Webber Red Bull-Renault 1m33.663s +0.409s 15
4. Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes 1m33.782s +0.528s 16
5. Michael Schumacher Mercedes 1m33.796s +0.542s 16
6. Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 1m33.899s +0.645s 14
7. Kimi Raikkonen Lotus-Renault 1m33.976s +0.722s 14
8. Daniel Ricciardo Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m34.197s +0.943s 14
9. Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 1m34.401s +1.147s 16
10. Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1m34.895s +1.641s 11
11. Pastor Maldonado Williams-Renault 1m34.918s +1.664s 12
12. Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso-Ferrari 1m34.977s +1.723s 12
13. Sergio Perez Sauber-Ferrari 1m35.067s +1.813s 17
14. Kamui Kobayashi Sauber-Ferrari 1m35.128s +1.874s 14
15. Paul di Resta Force India-Mercedes 1m35.336s +2.082s 22
16. Felipe Massa Ferrari 1m35.536s +2.282s 15
17. Bruno Senna Williams-Renault 1m35.623s +2.369s 16
18. Heikki Kovalainen Caterham-Renault 1m35.694s +2.440s 19
19. Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 1m35.773s +2.519s 21
20. Vitaly Petrov Caterham-Renault 1m36.532s +3.278s 17
21. Charles Pic Marussia-Cosworth 1m37.267s +4.013s 18
22. Timo Glock Marussia-Cosworth 1m37.654s +4.400s 18
23. Pedro de la Rosa HRT-Cosworth 1m38.973s +5.719s 11
24. Narain Karthikeyan HRT-Cosworth 1m39.221s +5.967s 9

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