Result: Sebastian Vettel fastest in final practice session

Sebastian Vettel finishes fastest in the final practice session ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Sebastian Vettel has finished fastest in the final practice session ahead of Sunday's Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

The German clocked a best lap of 1:24.360, 0.283 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Fernando Alonso.

Vettel's teammate Mark Webber came in third, while Mercedes's Lewis Hamilton finished in fourth place.

Meanwhile, Force India's Paul di Resta was forced to pull out of the session after crashing his car. The Brit is now in a race against time to get ready for qualifying later this afternoon.

Third practice full standings:

1. Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull)
2. Fernando Alonso (Ferrari)
3. Mark Webber (Red Bull)
4. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
5. Sergio Perez (McLaren)
6. Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso)
7. Felipe Massa (Ferrari)
8. Jensen Button (McLaren)
9. Pastor Maldonado (Williams)
10. Kimi Raikkonen (Lotus)
11. Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso)
12. Nico Hulkenberg (Sauber)
13. Esteban Gutierrez (Sauber)
14. Romain Grosjean (Lotus)
15. Valtteri Bottas (Williams)
16. Adrian Sutil (Froce India)
17. Paul di Resta (Force India)
18. Charles Pic (Caterham)
19. Giedo van der Garde (Caterham)
20. Jules Bianchi (Marussia)
21. Max Chilton (Marussia)
22. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)

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