In the third and final free practice session before qualifying in Qatar, Valtteri Bottas set the fastest time of the session with a 1:22.310. Lewis Hamilton was able to connect with his teammate from Mercedes and was second. The difference between the drivers of the German stable was only 0.078 seconds.
Max Verstappen clocked the third time, a 1:22.651. This made the Dutchman more than three tenths slower than Bottas’ P1 time. Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez finished fifth, Pierre Gasly separates the two drivers from the Austrian stable by clocking fourth.
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