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All you need to know after the third and final day of testing in Bahrain

Formula 1's pre-season has come to an end, with Max Verstappen setting the pace on the final day as Red Bull focused on performance runs to round out their programme. Here's everything you need to know after three days in Bahrain.

Formula 1's 2022 pre-season came to a close with Max Verstappen and Red Bull proving hugely impressive on the final day in Bahrain. With times tumbling on the final afternoon, Verstappen's best effort ended up almost seven-tenths clear of Ferrari's Charles Leclerc. Alpine's Fernando Alonso also raised eyebrows as he slotted into third place in the final minutes of the pre-season. Looking back over the second day of F1 testing in Bahrain are RacingNews365.com F1 journalists Dieter Rencken and Thomas Maher, in this special series of podcasts reviewing every day of the action at Sakhir. With George Russell finishing in fourth place and a second off the pace, are Mercedes really struggling at the start of this season? All these topics and more on the RacingNews365.com Formula 1 Podcast!

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