Vettel storms to the top in FP3

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Malaysia, Sepang International Circuitmy

In the dying moments of FP3, Sebastian Vettel managed to get in a few fast laps where he managed to set the quickest lap of the weekend thus far. The Red Bull man was followed by Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Force India's Adrian Sutil to round off the top three.


Pos DriverTeamTimeGapLaps
1. Sebastian VettelRed Bull-Renault1m36.435---20
2. Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1m36.568s+ 0.133s17
3. Adrian SutilForce India-Mercedes1m36.588s+ 0.153s19
4. Mark WebberRed Bull-Renault1m36.613s+ 0.178s20
5. Kimi RaikkonenLotus-Renault1m36.806s+ 0.371s19
6. Paul di RestaForce India-Mercedes1m36.807s+ 0.372s18
7. Jenson ButtonMcLaren-Mercedes1m36.822s+ 0.387s16
8. Felipe MassaFerrari1m36.946s+ 0.511s14
9. Nico RosbergMercedes AMG1m36.949s+ 0.514s24
10. Fernando AlonsoFerrari1m37.302s+ 0.867s14
11. Pastor MaldonadoWilliams-Renault1m37.359s+ 0.924s11
12. Sergio PerezMcLaren-Mercedes1m37.538s+ 1.103s12
13. Nico HulkenbergSauber-Ferrari1m37.685s+ 1.250s23
14. Romain GrosjeanLotus-Renault1m37.690s+ 1.255s14
15. Valtteri BottasWilliams-Renault1m37.936s+ 1.501s16
16. Esteban GutierrezSauber-Ferrari1m38.294s+ 1.859s17
17. Jean-Eric VergneToro Rosso-Ferrari1m38.376s+ 1.941s16
18. Daniel RicciardoToro Rosso-Ferrari1m38.425s+ 1.990s15
19. Charles PicCaterham-Renault1m38.995s+ 2.560s18
20. Jules BianchiMarussia-Cosworth1m39.717s+ 3.282s21
21. Giedo van der GardeCaterham-Renault1m40.209s+ 3.774s18
22. Max ChiltonMarussia-Cosworth1m40.495s+ 4.060s18