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Nico Rosberg completes practice hat trick in Germany

  • Published on 30 Jul 2016 12:15
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  • By: Dominik Wilde

Nico Rosberg completed a sweep of practice sessions at Hockenheim, by topping the final free practice on Saturday morning.

The German beat his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton by lees than six hundredths of a second, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was third.

Kimi Raikkonen finished ahead of Sebastian Vettel for the first time this weekend, finishing fourth fastest, one spot better than his team mate.

Max Verstappen was sixth, ahead of the WIlliams duo of Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, Fernando Alonso and Nico Hulkenberg completed the top 10.

Carlos Sainz was again 11th fastest, ahead of Sergio Perezm Esteban Gutierrez and team mate Daniil Kvyat.

Renault pair Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer beat both Saubers, Jenson Button was down in 19th after only completing six laps. He had to contend with an earplug issue during the session.

The Manors of Pascal Wehrlein and Rio Haryanto were 20th and 21st fastest, while Romain Grosjean had a difficult session, setting the slowest time and only completing four laps.

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