Monaco Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg fastest in crash-hit third practice

Massa's was the biggest accident of the session and came after 35 minutes, a crash sandwiched by two others - those of Grosjean and German Adrian Sutil - on a morning of drama in the Mediterranean principality.

updated: May 25, 2013 16:29 IST
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Monte Carlo, Monaco: Nico Rosberg topped the times for Mercedes in Saturday morning's third and final crash-hit free practice session ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.

The 27-year-old German steered clear of much of the mechanical carnage around him in an hour of action that included four major accidents and a stoppage when Ferrari's Brazilian Felipe Massa survived a high-speed collision with the barriers that wrecked his car at Sainte Devote.

The end of the session was also halted prematurely with a second red flag, following another accident, leaving Rosberg fastest - for the third successive session in his home town - ahead of nearest rival Romain Grosjean of Lotus who, remarkably, crashed twice.

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