Russian GP practice 3 results: Hamilton fastest despite spin

Lewis Hamilton tops FP3 at Sochi.

Lewis Hamilton led the final practice session before qualifying, doing so under a cloudless Sochi sky. He went three tenths quicker than teammate and championship rival Nico Rosberg. They were closely followed by the Williams of Valtteri Bottas in third.

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 44 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:38.726   15
2 6 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:39.016 0.290 25
3 77 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:39.097 0.371 20
4 3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:39.755 1.029 16
5 19 Felipe Massa Williams 1:39.954 1.228 22
6 26 Daniil Kvyat Toro Rosso 1:40.009 1.283 26
7 7 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:40.011 1.285 20
8 14 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 1:40.151 1.425 15
9 25 Jean-Eric Vergne Toro Rosso 1:40.205 1.479 26
10 1 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull 1:40.338 1.612 21
11 22 Jenson Button McLaren 1:40.355 1.629 19
12 27 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:40.669 1.943 23
13 11 Sergio Perez Force India 1:40.699 1.973 26
14 99 Adrian Sutil Sauber 1:41.146 2.420 21
15 21 Esteban Gutierrez Sauber 1:41.520 2.794 20
16 20 Kevin Magnussen McLaren 1:42.436 3.710 4
17 8 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:42.566 3.840 21
18 9 Marcus Ericsson Caterham 1:43.109 4.383 11
19 10 Kamui Kobayashi Caterham 1:43.975 5.249 12
20 4 Max Chilton Marussia 1:44.737 6.011 9
  13 Pastor Maldonado Lotus     2

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

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Series Formula 1
Event Russian GP
Track Sochi Autodrom
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 , Valtteri Bottas , Jean-Eric Vergne , Kevin Magnussen , Daniil Kvyat
Teams Ferrari , Mercedes , Sauber , McLaren , Force India , Toro Rosso , Williams
Article type Practice report