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FP3 canceled due to weather in Sochi

The final practice session for the Russian Grand Prix has been cancelled due to the weather conditions in Sochi. Torrential rain and thunderstorms were forecast on Saturday and duly hit overnight, leading to flooding in some areas and poor visibility. After the opening Formula 2 race of the weekend was postponed with lightning in the area, FP3 was also called off by the FIA a little over 15 minutes before it was due to start. “(The stewards) decide, in the interest of safety, to modify the official program by cancelling Free Practice Session 3 due to force majeure,” the stewards stated. The cancellation of FP3 means the FP2 order will be used to decide the grid on Sunday if qualifying...
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