F1 Testing 2022: Day 3 results from Bahrain

Formula 1 teams had their third, and final, day of testing at the Bahrain International Circuit from 10am local time until 7pm

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Red Bull stole the show on the final day of Formula 1 testing in Bahrain, as current world champion Max Verstappen put in a blistering lap late on which easily topped the timesheet. 

A time of 1:31.720 gave Dutchman a gap of 0.695s on the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc who was initially second on the day, as the Italian team put in another solid showing. Fernando Alonso was fourth fastest and completed a whopping 122 laps. 

Haas had another two hours of running time after they missed Thursday morning’s session due to freight delays, and Mick Schumacher put his car second behind Verstappen.

Bahrain testing – Day 3 Results

Pos.DriverTeamBest TimeTyreTot. Laps
1Max VerstappenRed Bull1:31.720C553
2Mick SchumacherHaas1:32.241C481
3Charles LeclercFerrari1:32.415C451
4Fernando AlonsoAlpine1:32.698C4122
5George RussellMercedes1:32.759C571
6Valtteri BottasAlfa Romeo1:32.985C368
7Yuki TsunodaAlphaTauri1:33.002C557
8Sergio PerezRed Bull1:33.105C443
9Lando NorrisMcLaren1:33.191C390
10Sebastian VettelAston Martin1:33.821C481
11Guanyu ZhouAlfa Romeo1:33.959C482
12Pierre GaslyAlphaTauri1:34.865C491
13Carlos SainzFerrari1:34.905C568
14Alex AlbonWilliams1:35.171C318
15Nicholas LatifiWilliams1:35.634C3124
16Lance StrollAston Martin1:36.029C353
17Lewis HamiltonMercedes1:36.217C578
18Kevin MagnussenHaas1:38.616C238

Porpoising has been the order of the day in Formula 1 testing, with all teams experiencing the phenomenon to some degree. 

“I think porpoising, as we call it now, it’s not gone, but much better compared to our pace in Barcelona, and it was one of our priorities after the Barcelona testing, so it looks good,” Leclerc said.

“We are working well, and any time we find ourselves in a difficult place, we have managed to work and get out so it’s positive, for now.”

Bahrain Day 3 Testing – Total Team Laps

TeamTotal Laps
Alfa Romeo150
Mercedes149
AlphaTauri148
Williams142
Aston Martin134
Alpine122
Ferrari119
Haas119
Red Bull96
McLaren90
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