LIVE: Austrian Grand Prix - FP3

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Follow live text commentary of the final free practice session for the Austrian Grand Prix from the Red Bull Ring with F1i.

Nico Rosberg was quickest in both sessions on Friday, with the gap of 0.019s to Lewis Hamilton hiding the fact Rosberg was on a lap which was over 0.6s quicker at the end of the session before opting to pit. Hamilton himself admits he is "not quick enough" in Austria, and has one more hour to try and get comfortable with the track before qualifying.

Ferrari was second fastest in FP2 but it was a session hit by a torrential downpour which impacted on run plans and resulted in very little high fuel running for teams. At present, nobody knows how long the ultrasoft tyre will last, so many will attempt some long runs on the softest compound in final practice.

Williams is expected to be competitive on Saturday while McLaren is hopeful of making further progress to fight for a place in Q3, with Jenson Button and Fernando Alonso having been 10th and 11th respectively in FP2.

Currently the weather is hot and sunny at the Red Bull Ring, but further rain is forecast this afternoon which could hit qualifying, while there is also a high chance of rain on race day.

You can follow all the action from FP3 when the session gets underway at 1100 local time (1000 BST). We'll be bringing you all the news and information from trackside as it happens on F1i's live page.

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