2014 Canadian Formula 1 Grand Prix - Third free practice

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We will be back for qualifying which gets underway at 1pm local time (GMT -4)
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Stay tuned to the website for a full FP3 report plus the latest news and photos
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So there should be much more to come in qualifying...
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Remember, the Mercedes duo did not post improved times on the softer rubber
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Hamilton remains on top for Mercedes, ahead of Massa and team-mate Rosberg
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The chequered flag comes out, bringing FP3 to an end
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Massa improves again to slot between the Silver Arrows pair
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Could they be holding back ahead of qualifying?
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The Mercedes drivers have not posted improved times on the Super Softs
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Ricciardo up to fifth, splitting the Ferraris
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Kobayashi has pulled off the circuit at the final chicane
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Massa goes third, ahead of Alonso and Raikkonen
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Replays show Alonso running across the grass at the Turn 3/4 chicane
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He is assured that the problem will be solved
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"We need to sort out what was wrong in the garage," Hamilton says over the radio
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This includes the works Mercedes duo of Hamilton and Rosberg
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Into the final ten minutes and plenty of drivers are on the Super Softs
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Button reports improved car balance, having previously complained of vibrations
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He's four tenths adrift of Raikkonen's time
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Hulkenberg, now lapping on the Option rubber, moves up to fifth
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Changes for both Mercedes drivers before their anticipated switch to Super Softs
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He sits nine tenths adrift of Hamilton, despite his tyre compound change
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Raikkonen unable to improve on his next 'push' lap
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There could be some oil or dirt on the racing line
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Perez is another to spin out at Turn 8
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Raikkonen up to third with his first Option tyre attempt
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Ericsson has a spin at Turn 8, followed by Grosjean
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Raikkonen is the first to switch to the Super Soft rubber
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Ricciardo goes fourth, splitting the Williams drivers
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He certainly listened to the advice from his engineer...
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Hamilton surges clear with a time of 1:15.610
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The McLaren driver narrowly avoided the barriers
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The yellow flags come out briefly as Magnussen spins at the first corner
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He is told that he is only losing time to Rosberg on the exit of the final corner
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Hamilton asks where he is in relation to his team-mate
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Ricciardo up to seventh on his first run, just in front of Vettel
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Rosberg jumps ahead of Hamilton on 1:16.128
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Chilton is the only driver yet to post a time
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That was despite running heavily over the kerbs at the final chicane
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Hamilton moves six tenths clear with a 1:16.186
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Bottas goes third, just behind team-mate Massa
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The Ferraris look like a bit of a handful at the moment...
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Replays show both Alonso and Raikkonen sliding through the Turn 3/4 chicane
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Massa improves to put his Williams second
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Rosberg up to fourth, behind team-mate Hamilton and the Ferraris
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He continues without major drama
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Replays show Vergne locking up and going straight on at the hairpin
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Hamilton back ahead, having broken into the 1m16s
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But Alonso usurps his team-mate moments later
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Raikkonen edges clear on 1:17.416
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It's a 1:17.492 from the Mercedes driver
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Friday pace-setter Hamilton now moves to the front
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Perez goes quickest with a 1:18.179
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Vergne also reckons he has been held up, waving angrily at a Lotus
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Raikkonen complains of traffic over the radio
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Perez goes third, just behind team-mate Hulkenberg
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With the track clear once more, the session resumes
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That could be tough for the Mexican's mechanics to fix before qualifying...
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Gutierrez walks away from the scene, as marshals set about removing his Sauber
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The session has now been red flagged
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Replays show him losing the rear out of Turn 3, before uncontrollably sliding backwards
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Gutierrez has hit the wall on the exit of Turn 4
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He improves on his next lap to get within half a tenth
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Hulkenberg goes second, 1.2s adrift of Magnussen
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The track livens up as teams set about their first serious runs
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Just the Dane and Caterham driver Ericsson lapping at present
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Magnussen improves to 1:18.325 next time around
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Magnussen posts the first time of the session, lapping in 1:20.953
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Hamilton now heads out in his Mercedes
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The Spaniard has brought his Ferrari safely back to the pits
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Replays show Alonso waving to the crowd on his installation lap
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Friday pace-setter Hamilton and McLaren driver Button the only yet to depart
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All drivers are on the Soft tyres at the moment
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Plenty more cars heading out early on
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Maldonado is the first driver to leave his garage
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FP3 gets underway in Montreal!
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Lots of engines firing up in the pit lane below us
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With just under ten minutes until the start of the third and final practice session, air and track temperatures are sitting at 20°C and 30°C respectively
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They are controlled by a sole detection point, which sits just after Turn 9
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The first activation zone begins just before Turn 12, with the second after Turn 14
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There are also two DRS zones in place this weekend
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As a reminder, Pirelli has brought its Super Soft (Red) and Soft (Yellow) tyres to Canada
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Weather conditions are much improved today, with barely a cloud in the sky
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Now there is one more hour of practice before the all-important qualifying session
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Lewis Hamilton set the standard on the opening day of the event, ahead of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel
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Hello and welcome to live coverage of final practice for the Canadian Grand Prix!