Result: Lewis Hamilton fastest in final practice at Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton
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McLaren's Lewis Hamilton records the fastest time in the final practice session at the Italian Grand Prix.

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton has recorded the fastest time in the final practice session at the Italian Grand Prix.

The 27-year-old lapped the fastest track with a best time of 1:24.578 at Monza on Saturday.

Hamilton was just 0.001 second faster than Ferrari's Fernando Alonso, who currently leads the championship by 24 points after 12 races.

Force India's Paul di Resta was third fastest but he will be forced to collect a five-place penalty on the starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.

Mercedes' Michael Schumacher finished 14th, while his teammate Nico Rosberg was sixth.

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