HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the FP3 action as Leclerc leads Verstappen and Sainz in Australia


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Charles Leclerc led Max Verstappen as the fastest driver in final practice, before qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix gets underway later today.

The Ferrari driver backed up his efforts on Friday, where he was also fastest in FP2, as the top three mirrored the top three in second practice – Leclerc and Verstappen ahead of Carlos Sainz.

FP3: Leclerc leads Verstappen and Sainz during ultra-close final practice in Australia

Alex Albon would finish in P13, after taking over his team mate Logan Sargeant's chassis, having wrecked his own in a practice crash. The American was subsequently forced to watch proceedings from the Williams garage with just 19 cars taking part in the race weekend.

Elsewhere Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a significant improvement as he finished P4 after a difficult P18 outing in FP2 on Friday.

Click play on the video above to enjoy the FP3 highlights before qualifying in Melbourne.



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