Raikkonen sets pace in third Belgian GP practice

Johannesburg [South Africa], Aug 27 : Former world champion Kimi Raikkonen emerged as the fastest driver in the third and final practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Ferrari driver finished 0.215 seconds quicker than Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in blistering conditions at Spa-Francorchamps circuit, Sport24 reported.

Ferrari's four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel was third ahead of Williams' Valtterri Bottas. Lewis Hamilton, who was handed another big grid penalty, finished fifth, while his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg was seventh.

Hamilton, who has won six of the past seven races, is currently leading his Mercedes teammate Rosberg by 19 points in the points table.

Source: ANI