F1 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Free Practice Results (3)

Results from the third and final practice session at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Round 22 of the 2021 Formula 1 world championship.
Esteban Ocon (FRA) Alpine F1 Team A521.
Esteban Ocon (FRA) Alpine F1 Team A521.
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2021 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - FREE PRACTICE RESULTS (3)
1Lewis HamiltonGBRMercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team1m23.274s
2Max VerstappenNEDRed Bull Racing1m23.488s
3Valtteri BottasFINMercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team1m24.025s
4Sergio PerezMEXRed Bull Racing1m24.047s
5Lando NorrisGBRMcLaren F1 Team1m24.106s
6Yuki TsunodaJPNScuderia AlphaTauri Honda1m24.223s
7Pierre GaslyFRAScuderia AlphaTauri Honda1m24.251s
8Carlos SainzESPScuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow1m24.595s
9Daniel RicciardoAUSMcLaren F1 Team1m24.733s
10Charles LeclercMONScuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow1m24.758s
11Lance StrollCANAston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team1m24.821s
12Esteban OconFRAAlpine F1 Team1m24.834s
13Kimi RaikkonenFINAlfa Romeo Racing Orlen1m25.037s
14Antonio GiovinazziITAAlfa Romeo Racing Orlen1m25.048s
15Fernando AlonsoESPAlpine F1 Team1m25.094s
16Sebastian VettelGERAston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team1m25.115s
17George RussellGBRWilliams Racing1m25.220s
18Nicholas LatifiCANWilliams Racing1m25.322s
19Mick SchumacherGERUralkali Haas F1 Team1m25.340s
20Nikita MazepinRUSUralkali Haas F1 Team1m26.332s

The end is finally here as Formula 1’s spectacular 2021 season finally comes to an end this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. 

F1 title contenders Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton are equal on points going into the finale where ultimately the race winner will be crowned champion. 

Mercedes looks set to win an astonishing eighth constructors’ championship in a row after Sergio Perez’s failure to finish at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Lap times are expected to be up to 14s quicker than last year due to several changes to the track layout in a bid to improve following and overtaking.

Outside of Mercedes and Red Bull, Ferrari has a substantial lead over McLaren in the race for third, while two strong races for Alpine has meant it has effectively secured fifth ahead of AlphaTauri.

Despite Alfa Romeo’s score with Antonio Giovinazzi in Jeddah, Williams is in the driving seat to finish eighth in the championship.

With the titles on the line, it’s set to be a dramatic weekend of action in Abu Dhabi.

Recent Abu Dhabi GP winners:

2020 - Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

2019 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2018 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2017 - Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

2016 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2015 - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

2014 - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)

2013 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)

2012 - Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus)

2011 - Lewis Hamilton (McLaren)

2010 - Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)

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