Max Verstappen was the fastest in the last free practice of F1 in Australia, and Fernando Alonso also finished the practice very close, who was 0.162 seconds behind in second place. Alpine team rider Esteban Ocon came as a bit of a surprise with third place. George Russell and Pierre Gasly also finished the training session, which took place on a dry track, in the top five, followed by Sergio Perez, Carlos Sainz, Lewis Hamilton, Lance Stroll and Zhou Guanyu in tenth place. Max Verstappen was the fastest in the last free practice of F1 in Australia, and Fernando Alonso also finished the practice very close, who was 0.162 seconds behind in second place. Alpine team rider Esteban Ocon came as a bit of a surprise with third place. George Russell and
Takaaki Nakagami was the fastest racer of the third free practice in Jerez, marked by the ugly fall of Marco Marquez, who returned a few weeks ago after a nine-month absence due to injury. Marquez broke his right arm in Jerez last July, and needed three surgeries and a few months of recovery due to an injury. The Honda racer fell in the final minutes of training in the seventh turn. The fall, which included a collision with a protective fence, visibly shocked the eight-time world champion, but he was able to pick himself up and return to the pits without visible injuries, which was also confirmed by a medical examination at the medical center of the racetrack. The Spaniard finished the training in twelfth place, as he failed to improve his time, so today he will compete in the first qualifiers with his rivals.
Behind us is the third free practice of the Abu Dhabi GP, the general of the afternoon qualifiers, which is of secondary importance here on the Arabian Peninsula. The fact is that the training is in daylight and the qualifications are in the evening or in the evening, which makes the conditions completely different. And since the third training - like yesterday's first - took place in daylight and the qualifications will only take place on the eve of local time, it was no surprise that the first race car went to the track only after twenty minutes. The best time in the end was achieved by Max Verstappen in front of teammates Alex Albon and Daniel Ricciard from the Renault team. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1337715295092412416 Results of today's third free practice of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Mercedes was, probably flat
Yesterday, Red Bull dominated over long distances, and exactly at the general qualifiers, the Red Bulls also improved on one quick lap. With a time of 54,064 seconds, Max Verstapen did not achieve the best time of the third free practice, but also broke the record of the outer part of the Bahrain track and Formula 1 in general by George Russell, who yesterday took care of the fastest lap in the history of Formula 1. Lewis Hamilton, was more nervous this time, he made minor mistakes that cost him better rankings than seventh place. AlphaTauri in the person of Gasly again excellent, better compared to yesterday also McLaren, Ferrari out of the top ten. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1335239554903715847 Results As usual, all racers for more