The Third Practice of the Las Vegas GP ended 5 minutes early due to the Red flag caused by the impact of Alex Albon; George Russell finished with the best time, while 'Czech' Perez finished 5th.
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The batch opened Oscar Piastri with a rhythm that generated curiosity among viewers and 'flirted' with finishing among the first steps, however, quickly Charles' Ferrari Leclerc and Carlos Sainz would command in the first positions.
The medium and soft tires They took over the Las Vegas street circuit, the same one that I would see how the yellow flag would be activated on a couple of occasions (sector 1 and 2) due to cleaning; both disappeared seconds later.
He pilot from Guadalajara would momentarily leave the 6,201 kilometers of the circuit with 39 minutes remaining in search of the first positions, which still belonged to the 'Prancing horse'.
'Checo' Pérez, takes the top in the Third Practice
Bit before 30 minutes were up of the round, the 33-year-old Mexican would impose record in Sector 1 and 2stopping the clock at 1:35,146 and up to the top of the rankings.
The lead would not last long for 'Checo', since Max Verstappen would surpass him (1:34,653), setting the best time so far Las Vegas GP 2023.
When the clock showed 15 minutes remaining in the Third Practice, George Russell would unexpectedly set a new record (1:34.585), forcing the current three-time world champion to go to the pits and change to soft tires; 'Czech' I was already 5th.
In a spectacular turn with 10 minutes to gothe Australian McLaren driver, Oscar Piastriframe 1:34,491while the local, Logan Sargeantwas located in the third site.
Red flag with 5 minutes left
Alex Albon crashed in front of one of the retaining walls during the last turns, losing left side rear tire and forcing the Red flagthat would end with the Third Practice at the Las Vegas GP with George Russell (1:34.093) commanding; The Mexican finished on the fifth step.
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George Russell, Oscar Piastri and Logan Sargeant round up our top 3 spots in FP3!
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