Valtteri Bottas goes fastest in third practice

Valtteri Bottas of Finland and Williams attends the drivers press conference during previews for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on October 31, 2013
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Valtteri Bottas tops practice three in the Williams after going quicker than Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Rosberg.

Valtteri Bottas has set the quickest time in third practice, going faster than Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull and Mercedes's Nico Rosberg.

Lewis Hamilton could only manage fifth quickest after he was fastest in second practice, edging his teammate Rosberg to the top.

Kimi Raikkonen finished the session in fourth but stopped at the end of the pit lane after mis-timing a practice start as the checkered flag was waved.

Fernando Alonso completed the top six as the Spaniard went quicker than Daniil Kvyat in the Toro Rosso.

Full practice standings:

1. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
2. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
3. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
4. Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari)
5. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
6. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
7. Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso)
8. Jenson Button (McLaren)
9. Felipe Massa (Williams)
10. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso)
11. Sergio Perez (Force India)
12. Kevin Magnussen (McLaren)
13. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
14. Nico Hulkenberg (Force India)
15. Adrian Sutil (Sauber)
16. Romain Grosjean (Lotus Renault)
17. Pastor Maldonado (Lotus Renault)
18. Easteban Gutierrez (Sauber)
19. Jules Bianchi (Marussia)
20. Max Chilton (Marussia)
21. Marcus Ericsson (Caterham)
22. Andre Lotterer (Caterham)

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4Force India101
6Toro Rosso39
1Sebastian VettelFerrari202
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes188
3Valtteri BottasMercedes169
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari116
6Max VerstappenRed Bull67
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8Esteban OconForce India45
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13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Fernando AlonsoMcLaren10
16Pascal WehrleinSauber5
17Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
18Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren1
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Jolyon PalmerRenault0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0
23Paul di RestaWilliams-Mercedes0