Canadian GP | Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in FP3

Final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix topped by Sebastian Vettel.

Saturday practice at the Canadian Grand Prix saw Ferrari move ahead of Mercedes, with both drivers lapping inside 1 minute 12. Leaving Mercedes chasing the Prancing Horse ahead of qualifying, as Max Verstappen splits the Silver Arrows for fourth.

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Monaco GP | Sebastian Vettel fastest again in FP3

Final practice for the Monaco Grand Prix topped by Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two.

After taking the wrong set-up route on Thursday, final practice on Saturday morning handed Mercedes their last chance to find the right route to pole at Monaco. 

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Bahrain GP | Verstappen shocks to the top in FP3

Max Verstappen tops final free practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The last session under the sun saw Max Verstappen top the timesheet as Formula one prepares for qualifying. Vettel had been in search of a hat-trick and had topped the sheet, but Verstappen’s late charge flipped the order. While Grosjean’s day had a torrid start with understeer, oversteer and a snapped front-wing.

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Chinese Grand Prix | Action at last in FP3 with Vettel fastest

Sebastian Vettel fastest in final practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

With clouds still lingering but the sun shining, action could finally get underway in Shanghai. Where Sebastian Vettel set not only the fastest time of the busy hour session but also the fastest lap in Shanghai for over 10 years. Leaving a massive margin back to Mercedes as the teams set about sourcing yesterday’s lost data.

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Australian GP | Sebastian Vettel sets new lap record in FP3

Sebastian Vettel lays down the pace at the Australian Grand Prix.

Qualifying in Australia continues to near as drops of rain linger in the air. But while the rain holds off, Vettel set more than just the pace. All the while Wehrlein was forced to watch on from the garage after withdrawing from the race. Handing Ferrari’s reserve driver, Antonio Givoniazzi, a surprise Formula One debut.

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Abu Dhabi GP | Vettel goes top as Hamilton edges Rosberg again in FP3

Final Practice at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix topped by Sebastian Vettel.

While sunlight still dominated the Abu Dhabi sky, the 22-strong Formula One field hit the track for the final practice session of the year. The final 60-minutes of running before the floodlights illuminate the Yas Marina circuit for qualifying at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. A qualifying session Sebastian Vettel goes into as the fastest man around the 5-kilometre track.

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Mexico GP | Verstappen fastest in final practice, edging Hamilton

Final practice at the Mexico Grand Prix topped by Max Verstappen.

Narrow margins again keeping Hamilton from the top, as Verstappen sets the pace in FP3. Traffic may have played its part in Hamilton’s deficit, but Red Bull end practice first and third, keeping Mercedes off the top for the second successive session.

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