Norris' team-mate Daniel Ricciardo lines up sixth but on the backfoot after missing all of second practice with an issue the team has yet to fully explain.
Directly behind Ricciardo is Valtteri Bottas who also missed FP2 after Alfa Romeo changed the survival cell on his car, also leaving the Finn short of dry running track time.
Further back, Mercedes failed to get a car into the top-10 shoot-out for the first time in 10 years, leaving George Russell - quickest in second practice - and Lewis Hamilton a lowly 11th and 13th respectively.
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