Formula One : Mercedes raises the tone before qualifying

Formula One :

The third free practice session of the British Grand Prix was dominated by the Mercedes, Bottas ahead of Hamilton. Qualifying will start at 3 p.m.

The last test drive before qualifying for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone saw the team Mercedes hover over everyone. The impressions of the day before during Free Practice 2 were confirmed with a Valtteri Bottas faster (1: 25.873) than his teammate Lewis hamilton (+0.138). The good surprise of the day before, the Canadian Lance Stroll (Racing Point F1), also confirmed the promising laps he signed the day before by taking 4th place this Saturday before qualifying (+0.703).

Winner of the first session on Friday, Max Verstappen (Red Bull) completed the podium behind the two Mercedes drivers (+0.300). Monegasque Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) for his part is in 6th place (+0.898). The first French driver, Pierre Gasly, at the wheel of his Alpha Tauri, ranks 10th (+1.173). Esteban Ocon (Renault Sport) took 12th place while Romain Grosjean (Haas) finished this session in 15th position.

The first qualifying session will start this Saturday at 3 p.m. and the next one will see the pilots set off from 4 p.m.

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