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Free Practice 3 results - Spain 2014 - Rosberg snatches the lead from Mercedes teammate

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Rosberg finds time to talk during practice
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Nico Rosberg took over the top spot on behalf of Mercedes, with Hamilton eight tenths behind him. Fernando Alonso was best of the rest, with Felipe Massa posting the fourth fastest time - a strong result for the Williams ahead of qualifying. Lotus will be happy to see both drivers in the top ten, Grosjean fifth, whilst McLaren's pace dropped a little from Friday but also saw their duo in the top ten.

Max Chilton ended his session in the gravel, again, after locking up his tyres and running straight on at the corner... again! Caterham and Marussia rounded out the bottom of the time sheets, with Sauber and Force India just ahead of them.

1Nico RosbergMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:25.88716
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team1:26.7569
3Fernando AlonsoScuderia Ferrari1:27.18815
4Felipe MassaWilliams Martini Racing1:27.22310
5Romain GrosjeanLotus F1 Team1:27.68218
6Kevin MagnussenMcLaren Mercedes1:27.80616
7Daniel RicciardoInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:27.80812
8Jenson ButtonMcLaren Mercedes1:28.00611
9Pastor MaldonadoLotus F1 Team1:28.07619
10Sebastian VettelInfiniti Red Bull Racing1:28.08520
11Valtteri BottasWilliams Martini Racing1:28.10112
12Jean-Éric VergneScuderia Toro Rosso1:28.24216
13Daniil KvyatScuderia Toro Rosso1:28.29816
14Kimi RäikkönenScuderia Ferrari1:28.41916
15Sergio PérezSahara Force India F1 Team1:28.57113
16Nico HülkenbergSahara Force India F1 Team1:28.66813
17Adrian SutilSauber F1 Team1:28.71516
18Esteban GutiérrezSauber F1 Team1:28.86518
19Max ChiltonMarussia F1 Team1:30.16915
20Jules BianchiMarussia F1 Team1:30.67012
21Kamui KobayashiCaterham F1 Team1:30.71218
22Marcus EricssonCaterham F1 Team1:31.55919

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