It was a better session for Vettel than it was for his team-mate Charles Leclerc, who limped out of after suffering engine issues, with smoke bellowing from his car, and he failed to record a time at all as the engineers worked tirelessly to get him ready for qualifying.
Mercedes looked as if they were keeping something back for the qualifying session, with Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton finishing P4 and P5 respectively.
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