FP3: Hamilton completes Chinese practice clean sweep

Lewis Hamilton looks to be the man to beat once again following a clean sweep of all three practice sessions for the Chinese Grand Prix.

Key Points from FP3:

- Hamilton fastest by just two-tenths to team-mate Nico Rosberg.

- Ferrari once again 'best of the rest' with Sebastian Vettel third and Kimi Raikkonen fourth.

- Meanwhile Red Bull filled the next two spots with Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat separated by a fraction.

- Max Verstappen brought out the yellow flags late in the session with a spin, he finished ninth.

- Felipe Massa also encountered smoke which appeared to come from within the cockpit. He finished 11th fastest.

- Manor's Will Stevens posted a best time two seconds ahead of team-mate Roberto Merhi.

- Fernando Alonso failed to complete a single lap after his car came to a smokey stop on his out lap.

# Driver Team Time Gap Laps
01 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 1:37.615   14
02 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:37.841 0.226 16
03 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:38.313 0.698 17
04 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari 1:38.512 0.897 16
05 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:39.020 1.405 8
06 Daniil Kvyat Red Bull 1:39.106 1.491 14
07 Carlos Sainz Toro Rosso 1:39.113 1.498 17
08 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:39.243 1.628 15
09 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:39.274 1.659 19
10 Romain Grosjean Lotus 1:39.405 1.790 14
11 Felipe Massa Williams 1:39.410 1.795 17
12 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 1:39.513 1.898 14
13 Marcus Ericsson Sauber 1:39.559 1.944 18
14 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:39.591 1.976 19
15 Jenson Button McLaren 1:39.694 2.079 16
16 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:39.766 2.151 16
17 Sergio Perez Force India 1:39.781 2.166 17
18 Will Stevens Marussia 1:42.928 5.313 15
19 Roberto Merhi Marussia 1:44.956 7.341 9
20 Fernando Alonso McLaren No time   1