F1 2024 Saudi Arabian GP – Practice 3 Results

The 2024 Formula 1 season continues with FP3 at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, the final practice session ahead of qualifying and the race

-

Max Verstappen was fastest in the final practice session before the 2024 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, showcasing his speed on soft tyres. The session was interrupted by a significant crash from Sauber’s Zhou Guanyu, causing a temporary halt to proceedings.

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was narrowly behind Verstappen, while Sergio Perez ensured two Red Bulls were in the top three. Oliver Bearman, standing in for Carlos Sainz, impressed with a top-ten finish in his unexpected Formula 1 debut.

The practice session saw competitive performances across the field, with George Russell and Lewis Hamilton placing their Mercedes in strong positions. The incident with Zhou‘s Sauber has the team racing against time for repairs before qualifying.

F1 2024 Saudi Arabian GP – Practice 3 results

Pos.DriverTeamTime
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:28.412
2Charles LeclercFerrari+0.196
3Sergio PerezRed Bull+0.494
4George RussellMercedes+0.552
5Lando NorrisMcLaren+0.559
6Fernando AlonsoAston Martin+0.626
7Lance StrollAston Martin+0.715
8Oscar PiastriMcLaren+0.801
9Lewis HamiltonMercedes+0.856
10Oliver BearmanFerrari+0.894
11Kevin MagnussenHaas+1.073
12Pierre GaslyAlpine+1.134
13Yuki TsunodaRB+1.160
14Esteban OconAlpine+1.163
15Nico HulkenbergHaas+1.263
16Daniel RicciardoRB+1.328
17Alex AlbonWilliams+1.396
18Valtteri BottasSauber+1.671
19Zhou GuanyuSauber+2.327
20Logan SargeantWilliams
John Smith
John Smithhttps://total-motorsport.com
Editor at Total-Motorsport.com and all round Motorsport journalist specialising in Formula 1, IndyCar and Formula E.
- Advertisment -

LATEST NEWS

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner and Max Verstappen talk in the Paddock ahead of 2024 Australian Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Fiery Horner reignites Wolff feud over Verstappen rumours: I don’t think Toto’s problems are...

0
Christian Horner launched a stinging attack on Toto Wolff over the Mercedes team principal stoking rumours that Max Verstappen...
Toto Wolff at 2023 United States Grand Prix | Mercedes / Sebastian Kawka

Toto Wolff in ‘simple minds’ jibe at Horner over Max Verstappen

0
Toto Wolff has aimed a thinly-veiled swipe at Christian Horner by suggesting only 'simple minds' believe Max Verstappen would...
Daniel Ricciardo of Visa Cash App RB during Sprint Qualifying ahead of 2024 Chinese Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Daniel Ricciardo handed grid penalty for 2024 Miami Grand Prix

0
Daniel Ricciardo's challenging weekend at the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix has been compounded by a three-grid place penalty issued...
Guanyu Zhou gets emotional on the grid after the 2024 Chinese GP | Sauber

Zhou Guanyu in tears after making F1 history

0
In an emotionally charged scene at the end of the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix, Sauber's Zhou Guanyu achieved...
Carlos Sainz during 2024 Chinese GP weekend | Scuderia Ferrari Press Office

Sainz channels inner Jose Mourinho to slam Leclerc for ‘costly’ Chinese GP incident

0
Carlos Sainz blamed Charles Leclerc for costing Ferrari two positions at the start of the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix,...
Daniel Ricciardo of Visa Cash App RB during Day 1 of 2024 F1 Testing in Bahrain | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

“F*ck that guy” – Seething Daniel Ricciardo slams Lance Stroll for Chinese GP crash

0
Daniel Ricciardo laid into Lance Stroll for the Canadian’s role in their 2024 Chinese Grand Prix crash that saw...
F1 2024 Chinese GP winner Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Max Verstappen wants more after 2024 Chinese GP victory: Issues Red Bull demand

0
Max Verstappen might have crushed the opposition at the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix to extend his championship lead to...
Lewis Hamilton at 2024 Chinese Grand Prix | Mercedes / Sam Bloxham

Lewis Hamilton relying on Miami upgrade after damning Mercedes message

0
Lewis Hamilton is holding out hope that Mercedes will bring upgrades to their car in time for the Miami...
Race winner Max Verstappen celebrates after 2024 Chinese Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

Verstappen clinches stop-start Chinese GP win as Norris holds off Perez for second

0
Max Verstappen cruised to victory in the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix as the result never looked in doubt despite...
Max Verstappen leads Lando Norris of McLaren during 2024 Chinese Grand Prix | Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool

F1 2024 Chinese GP: Driver of the Day

0
McLaren star Lando Norris has been named Driver of the Day after his stellar performance at the Formula 1...
- Advertisment -