Valtteri Bottas goes fastest in third practice

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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