HIGHLIGHTS: Watch the key moments from a captivating final practice session in Bahrain


Max Verstappen set the fastest time in the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the 2022 Bahrain Grand Prix – just 0.096s ahead of Ferrari rival Charles Leclerc.

Red Bull's reigning champion set the pace in what was the final chance for drivers to get their flying laps in ahead of qualifying in Bahrain, where the grid will be set for the opening Grand Prix of the 2022 season.

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Soft-tyred times came thick and fast (by all but Alpine), Mercedes getting in on the action as George Russell made it to the top five late on, while Ferrari and Red Bull duelled at the very top of the timesheets.

Watch highlights from FP3 in the video player above to see how the exciting session unfolded.

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