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Jamie Green tops final practice of 2018 at Hockenheim

Audi Sport Team Rosberg driver Jamie Green set the fastest lap time at the third and final free practice session of the 2018 season this morning at the Hockenheim.

The Briton set a best lap time of 1:33.032, with BMW Team RMG’s Marco Wittmann second, 0.348 seconds off the pace. Mercedes-AMG’s Lucas Auer was third, half a second off the pace.

Green’s team-mate René Rast was the first among the championship contenders in fourth, nearly seven-tenths off the pace, with Mercedes-AMG’s Edoardo Mortara in fifth. Audi Sport Team Abt Sportline’s Robin Frijns came next, eight-tenths off Green’s time, with BMW Team RMG’s Augusto Farfus in seventh and team-mate Nico Müller in eighth.

Gary Paffett and Daniel Juncadella completed the top ten for Mercedes-AMG, with the Spaniard 0.914 seconds off the pace. Paul di Resta could only manage 13th place.

The qualifying session for Race 2 is scheduled for 11:10 CEST.