Max Verstappen Tops Suzuka FP3 Ahead of Norris

September 22, 2023Speed Trap Magazine
Formula 1

Max Verstappen ended the Suzuka Grand Prix FP3 session on top of the table. Verstappen set a 1m3 0.267 second lap leading into qualifying. Behind were the McLarens of Lando Norris and Oscar Piastri. Verstappen bested the two in FP3 but the McLarens looked hungry for more. Verstappen’s teammate Sergio Perez finished P4 behind the McLarens. Charles Leclerc rounded out the top 5 for Ferrari.

1M. Verstappen/Red Bull Racing1121’30.267 
2L. Norris/McLaren416+0.2400.240
3O. Piastri/McLaren8115+0.2880.048
4S. Perez/Red Bull Racing1112+0.7370.449
5C. Leclerc/Ferrari1620+0.7550.018
6C. Sainz/Ferrari5520+0.8700.115
7L. Hamilton/Mercedes4413+0.8920.022
8G. Russell/Mercedes639+1.2380.346
9F. Alonso/Aston Martin Racing1416+1.2820.044
10Z. Guanyu Alfa Romeo2415+1.4010.119
11V. Bottas Alfa Romeo7715+1.4320.031
12K. Magnussen/Haas F1 Team2016+1.6130.181
13E. Ocon/Alpine3113+1.6570.044
14Y. Tsunoda/AlphaTauri2218+1.6840.027
15N. Hulkenberg/Haas F1 Team2713+1.7120.028
16L. Sargeant/Williams213+1.7350.023
17L. Lawson/AlphaTauri4018+1.7810.046
18A. Albon/Williams2312+1.8460.065
19L. Stroll/Aston Martin Racing1819+1.8870.041
20P. Gasly/Alpine1015+1.9320.045