FP3: Hamilton tops final Bahrain practice session

Lewis Hamilton topped the final practice session ahead of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel splitting the two Mercedes.

Key Points from FP3:

- Hamilton quickest by just 0.069 to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

- Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg just third fastest, almost four-tenths down.

- Williams closer to the front with both Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa within a second of the best lap.

- Lotus leads the midfield pack, over 1.7 seconds adrift of Mercedes.

# Driver Team Time Gap Laps
01 L. Hamilton Mercedes 1:34.599
13
02 S. Vettel Ferrari 1:34.668 0.069 14
03 N. Rosberg Mercedes 1:34.968 0.369 16
04 K. Raikkonen Ferrari 1:35.141 0.542 13
05 V. Bottas Williams 1:35.393 0.794 18
06 F. Massa Williams 1:35.471 0.872 15
07 P. Maldonado Lotus 1:36.307 1.708 14
08 D. Ricciardo Red Bull 1:36.335 1.736 8
09 N. Hulkenberg Force India 1:36.421 1.822 13
10 F. Nasr Sauber 1:36.429 1.830 18
11 J. Button McLaren 1:36.488 1.889 14
12 D. Kvyat Red Bull 1:36.531 1.949 7
13 M. Ericsson Sauber 1:36.612 2.013 17
14 M. Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:36.684 2.085 11
15 S. Perez Force India 1:36.727 2.128 14
16 F. Alonso McLaren 1:36.899 2.300 11
17 C. Sainz Toro Rosso 1:36.979 2.552 14
18 R. Grosjean Lotus 1:37.151 5.146 17
19 W. Stevens Marussia 1:39.745 5.146 12
20 R. Merhi Marussia 1:40.541 5.942 14