FP3: Verstappen completes practice clean sweep

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F1 Grand Prix, GP Canada, Circuit Gilles Villeneuveca

Having seen team mate Daniel Ricciardo top all the practice session ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix, Max Verstappen has now done the same in Canada. The Dutchman though saw the competition close in, with Vettel and Raikkonen within a tenth of his own best.

Lewis Hamilton wasn't far behind either, and 4 tenths ahead of Ricciardo and Bottas.

Sergio Perez confirmed Force Indias solid pace in 7th, followed by Hulkenberg and Grosjean. The Frenchman positioned himself firmly in the top 10, in contrast with Kevin Magnussen who struggled to find pace, ending up in 17th, just ahead of the fastest Williams of Sergey Sirotkin.

Stoffel Vandoorne completed the top 10. The McLaren driver once again had a brief off, but in the end was 2 tenths faster than his team mate.

Home driver Lance Stroll was slowest of all, giving the home public little hopes for qualifying later today.

Results

Pos.No.DriverCarTimeGapLaps
133Max VerstappenRed Bull Racing TAG Heuer1:11.599-14
25Sebastian VettelFerrari1:11.648+0.049s22
37Kimi RäikkönenFerrari1:11.650+0.051s21
444Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG1:11.706+0.107s23
53Daniel RicciardoRed Bull Racing TAG Heuer1:12.153+0.554s29
677Valtteri BottasMercedes AMG1:12.255+0.656s27
711Sergio PerezForce India Mercedes1:12.903+1.304s16
827Nico HulkenbergRenault1:12.946+1.347s21
98Romain GrosjeanHaas Ferrari1:13.014+1.415s16
102Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren Renault1:13.034+1.435s21
1131Esteban OconForce India Mercedes1:13.064+1.465s18
1228Brendon HartleyScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:13.076+1.477s24
1314Fernando AlonsoMcLaren Renault1:13.225+1.626s19
1455Carlos SainzRenault1:13.331+1.732s22
1510Pierre GaslyScuderia Toro Rosso Honda1:13.334+1.735s19
1616Charles LeclercSauber Ferrari1:13.452+1.853s19
1720Kevin MagnussenHaas Ferrari1:13.488+1.889s21
1835Sergey SirotkinWilliams Mercedes1:13.818+2.219s18
199Marcus EricssonSauber Ferrari1:13.925+2.326s20
2018Lance StrollWilliams Mercedes1:13.968+2.369s17