After predominantly wet conditions yesterday, the 60 minutes practice three session is starting as a dry one with no rain predicted until in the afternoon.

Fernando_Alonso-Practice_3-P1All the teams rushed out to get as much dry running as possible and the end of the session saw the rain coming back to the track while Alonso tops the time sheet before Hamilton, Perez and Raikkonen who has an rather unimpressive record here of  no less than six retirements.

Mark Webber will join Romain Grosjean and Nico Rosberg in having a five place grid penalty after the Red Bull Racing team identified a hydraulic malfunction to his RB8 and was forced to change the gearbox.


Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:16.014 14
02. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:16.091 21
03. Mexico Sergio Perez Sauber F1 1:16.202 21
04. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 1:16.238 27
05. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:16.447 19
06. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:16.475 18
07. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:16.664 18
08. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:16.771 15
09. Japan Kamui Kobayashi Sauber F1 1:16.807 25
10. Brazil Bruno Senna Williams F1 1:16.930 23
11. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:16.962 26
12. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sahara Force India 1:17.033 26
13. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:17.148 24
14. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:17.238 25
15. Deutschland Michael Schumacher Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:17.266 22
16. France Jean Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:17.419 23
17. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:17.491 26
18. Finland Heikki Kovalainen Caterham F1 Team 1:18.366 21
19. Russia Vitaly Petrov Caterham F1 Team 1:18.818 23
20. Spain Pedro de la Rosa HRT F1 Team 1:19.778 22
21. Germany Timo Glock Marussia F1 1:20.235 22
22. France Charles Pic Marussia F1 1:20.318 9
23. India Narain Karthikeyan HRT F1 Team 1:20.741 22
24. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:20.914 25

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