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28 April 2018 [17:06] - Today.Az
Formula 1 third practice session at the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix ended in Baku on April 28.
German pilot Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari showed the best result among 20 pilots from 10 teams (1:43.091).
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes was second with a time of 1:43.452, while Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari was third with a time of 1:43.493.
Round Four of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship is underway in Baku.
Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas from Mercedes, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen from Ferrari, Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll from Williams, Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen from Red Bull Racing, Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez from Force India, Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz of Renault, Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly from Toro Rosso, Marcus Ericsson and Charles Leclerc from Sauber, Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne from McLaren, and Kevin Magnussen and Romain Grosjean from Haas are competing in Baku.
On April 29, Azerbaijan will host the Grand Prix race, as well as the second Formula 2 race.
The length of the race track, where teams compete for the championship, each represented by two drivers, is just over six kilometers.
The length of the widest part of the track is 13 meters, and the narrowest width is 7.6 meters between the turns 7 and 8, which are situated along the Icheri Sheher (Inner City).
The Start and Finish lanes are located at the Azadlig Square. The Formula 1 Paddock, team garages and pit lanes are also located there.