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Max Verstappen surpasses third practice in France

Lucastere-Red Bull World Championship Leader Max Verstappen dominated the third free practice of the French F1 Grand Prix on Saturday, with Lewis Hamilton almost the second drift.

Verstappen, who led seven Mercedes World Champions by four points in six races, took the lead in his second session on Friday, leading again ahead of qualifying at 1300 GMT.

Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas was closest to the dashing Dutch in 0.747 seconds, and Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz finished third with 0.938.

Then came Red Bull winner Sergio Perez last time in Azerbaijan, followed by Hamilton in the top five with 0.966.

After two disastrous Mercedes races in Monaco and Baku Hamilton, he returned to Paul Ricard with Paul Ricard, the last two F1 Circus pitched up on Provence tracks in 2018 and 2019.

Third practice time of the French Grand Prix:

Max Fernando (NED / Red Bull Honda) 1: 31.300 (11 laps), Valterivottas (FIN / Mercedes) 1: 32.047 (14), Carlos Saints Jr. (ESP / Ferrari) 1: 32.195 (17), Sergio Perez (MEX) / Red Bull Honda) 1: 32.238 (15), Lewis Hamilton (GBR / Mercedes) 1: 32.266 (15), Land Norris (GBR / McLaren-Mercedes) 1: 32.336 (14), Fernando Alonso (ESP / Alpine) -Renault ) 1: 32.624 (15), Esteban Okon (FRA / Alpine-Renault) 1: 32.681 (16), Pierre Guthrie (FRA / Alpha Tauri-Honda) 1: 32.707 (16), Daniel Ricardo (AUS / McLaren-Mercedes) ) 1: 32.759 (14), Charles Leclerc (MON / Ferrari) 1: 32.820 (15), Antonio Giovinazzi (ITA / Alpha Romeo-Ferrari) 1: 33.017 (17), Lance Stroll (CAN / Aston Martin-Mercedes) 1 : 33.051 (15), Sebastian Wetter (GER / Aston Martin-Mercedes) 1: 33.200 (18), Kimi Raikkonen (FIN / Alpha Romeo-Ferrari) 1: 33.328 (16), George Russell (GBR / Williams-Mercedes) 1: 33.364 (16), Yuki Tsunoda (JPN / AlphaTauri-Honda) 1: 33.424 (17), Nicholas Latifie (CAN / Williams-Mercedes) 1: 33.584 (16), Mick Schumacher (GER) / Haas-Ferrari) 1: 34.143 (14), Nikita Mazepin (RUS / Haas-Ferrari) 1: 34.642 (13)

AFP

Max Verstappen surpasses third practice in France

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