F1 2023 British GP – Practice 3 Results

Ferrari take confidence after topping the timesheet in FP3 at the 2023 British GP

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Charles Leclerc after topping a rain-affected final practice session for Sunday’s 2023 British Grand Prix.

Leclerc, who missed Friday’s second practice session due to technical issues, set a time of 1:27.419 just before intense bursts of rain around past half distance ended all dry tyre running.

Alex Albon continued to show Williams’ strong pace at Silverstone by setting the second fastest time whilst Fernando Alonso finished FP3 third quickest, over three-tenths slower than Leclerc

Pierre Gasly showed glimpses of Alpine’s pace with the fourth fastest time ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Carlos Sainz, who rounded off the top six.

Championship leader Max Verstappen had a low-key session with the eighth fastest time, whilst Sergio Perez languished in 14th.

Lando Norris had to make an unexpected stop at the end of the pits on his way to 12th fastest after a mechanic needed to retrieve a cooling fan from his car.

PosDriverTeamTime
1Charles LeclercFerrari1:27.419
2Alex AlbonWilliams+0.173
3Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.365
4Pierre GaslyAlpine+0.474
5Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.529
6Carlos SainzFerrari+0.545
7Logan SargeantWilliams+0.732
8Max VerstappenRed Bull+0.847
9George RussellMercedes+0.865
10Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri+0.918
11Nyck de VriesAlphaTauri+1.085
12Lando NorrisMcLaren+1.144
13Lance StrollAston Martin+1.201
14Sergio PerezRed Bull+1.485
15Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.788
16Esteban OconAlpine+1.814
17Oscar PiastriMcLaren+2.018
18Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo+2.167
19Nico HulkenbergHaas+6.171
20Zhou GuanyuAlfa RomeoNo time
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