Monza (Italy), September 5
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas led third and closing observe for the Italian Grand Prix forward of qualifying afterward Saturday.
Bottas was 0.229 seconds quicker than Carlos Sainz and 0.323 faster than Lando Norris after a powerful exhibiting from the McLaren pair.
The session was interrupted about 10 minutes from the top after a mechanical drawback with Daniel Ricciardo’s Renault, with the automobiles managing to come back out for a closing flying lap.
Championship chief Lewis Hamilton was fifth quickest however survived a fright on the finish, with the Mercedes driver swerving at pace on the method to the Parabolica nook to keep away from two automobiles going slowly facet by facet.
Ferrari once more struggled with Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel not among the many 10 quickest on the staff’s dwelling monitor.
Hamilton shall be aiming for a record-extending 94th pole place in qualifying. AP