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Monaco FP3: Sergio Perez ends Charles Leclerc’s hat-trick chances with a late run

Monaco FP3: Sergio Perez ends Charles Leclerc's hat-trick chances with a late run

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Sergio Perez put paid to Charles Leclerc’s practice hat-trick at home, pipping the Ferrari driver in the final minute of FP3 to finish quickest of all.

Red Bull and Ferrari resumed their battle in Saturday’s third practice for the Monaco Grand Prix, where Perez was again the faster of the two Red Bull drivers.

He took the fight to Leclerc, the two trading P1s late in the session with Perez coming out on top with a 1:12.476. Leclerc was 0.041s down.

Carlos Sainz was third, ahead of Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly.

After his crash at the Swimming Pool chicane in second practice, Daniel Ricciardo was one of the first out on track as he put in a lap in his newly-repaired MCL36. McLaren broke curfew on Friday night to fix the car, the team revealing they did not need to change his chassis.

He was out on the soft Pirellis, the driver going third on his first flying lap as he lined up…

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