FP3 HIGHLIGHTS: Watch all the action from final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix


Another session, and another fastest lap for Max Verstappen. The Dutchman topped the time sheets again in FP3 on Saturday to ensure he took a clean sweep of all three practice sessions for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton had gone quickest, before Verstappen knocked him off top spot with a lap that was more than seven tenths quicker than Hamilton's best effort.

FP3 report: Verstappen heads Hamilton after blistering lap in final practice for the Bahrain GP

Pierre Gasly seemed to underline AlphaTauri's promising form by going third fastest, with Valtteri Bottas and Sergio Perez rounding out the top five.

Further down the order Charles Leclerc spun his Ferrari but escaped without damage after a trip across the gravel trap, while rookie Nikita Mazepin also spun in his Haas.

Otherwise it was a fairly clean session as the drivers looked to fine tune their setups for the qualifying battle ahead. Hit play on the video above to see all the key moments, before qualifying gets underway at 6pm local time.


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