Japanese GP practice 3 results: Rosberg back in front

Another Mercedes battle for the Japanese GP Saturday practice.

Mercedes dominated the last practice session before qualifying for the Japanese GP, Saturday at Suzuka. Nico Rosberg set a time almost a second faster than his teammate Lewis Hamilton.

Pos No Driver Team Time/Retired Gap Laps
1 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 01:33.228   14
2 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 01:34.210 0.982 10
3 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 01:34.439 1.211 12
4 19 Felipe Massa Williams-Mercedes 01:34.564 1.336 12
5 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams-Mercedes 01:35.061 1.833 16
6 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull Racing-Renault 01:35.086 1.858 13
7 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren-Mercedes 01:35.251 2.023 16
8 25 Jean-Eric Vergne STR-Renault 01:35.494 2.266 8
9 26 Daniil Kvyat STR-Renault 01:35.538 2.310 17
10 22 Jenson Button McLaren-Mercedes 01:35.549 2.321 16
11 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India-Mercedes 01:35.732 2.504 15
12 7 Kimi Räikkönen Ferrari 01:35.995 2.767 5
13 11 Sergio Perez Force India-Mercedes 01:36.365 3.137 8
14 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber-Ferrari 01:36.407 3.179 22
15 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing-Renault 01:36.460 3.232 6
16 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus-Renault 01:36.558 3.330 19
17 13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus-Renault 01:36.617 3.389 12
18 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber-Ferrari 01:36.626 3.398 20
19 9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham-Renault 01:37.367 4.139 12
20 4 Max Chilton Marussia-Ferrari 01:37.883 4.655 17
21 17 Jules Bianchi Marussia-Ferrari 01:38.102 4.874 15
22 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham-Renault 01:38.784 5.556 12

 For the complete results, visit our Formula One result pages.

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Series Formula 1
Event Japanese GP
Sub-event Saturday practice
Track Suzuka
Drivers Jenson Button , Kimi Raikkonen , Fernando Alonso , Lewis Hamilton , Felipe Massa , Nico Rosberg , Pastor Maldonado , Sebastian Vettel , Kamui Kobayashi , Adrian Sutil , Nico Hulkenberg , Sergio Perez , Romain Grosjean , Daniel Ricciardo , Max Chilton , Esteban Gutierrez , Marcus Ericsson , Jules Bianchi , Valtteri Bottas , Jean-Eric Vergne , Kevin Magnussen , Daniil Kvyat
Teams Ferrari , Red Bull Racing , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Force India , Williams
Article type Practice report