Result: Valtteri Bottas quickest in final practice

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is quickest in the third practice session ahead of qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix.

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has recorded the fastest time in the final practice session ahead of Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix.

The Finn emerged as the quickest man in a frantic end to the session to top the standings ahead of Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton and teammate Felipe Massa.

Daniil Kvyat was fourth for Toro Rosso, championship leader Nico Rosberg ended the morning in fifth, with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso finishing in sixth place.

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was seventh, with his teammate and current world champion Sebastian Vettel three places further down the field in 10th position.

Full standings

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

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix on March 14, 2014
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