Nico Rosberg continued to show Mercedes dominance over one lap time this morning in Monaco GP’s free practice three.

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The German driver set a blistering fast time of 1:14.378s and place himself at more than half a second ahead of Romain Grosjean who despite his speed managed to touch the barriers twice in this session and ruined his car.

The Red Bull’s came back strong this morning proving that they might have been sandbagging a little on Thursday and Vettel set the third fastest time of 1:15.261. He was followed closely by Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton who complete the top five.

Felipe Massa caused a red flag after his brakes locked and he smashed the F138 into the barriers, following him Adrian Sutil also ended his session into the barriers.

Here are the full results:

Pos. Drivers Teams Time Laps
01. Deutschland Nico Rosberg Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:14.378 22
02. France Romain Grosjean Lotus F1 1:15.039 13
03. Deutschland Sebastian Vettel Red Bull Racing 1:15.261 17
04. Spain Fernando Alonso Scuderia Ferrari 1:15.286 17
05. United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton Mercedes AMG Petronas 1:15.311 20
06. Finland Kimi Raikkonen Lotus F1 1:15.380 19
07. Australia Mark Webber Red Bull Racing 1:15.550 20
08. United Kingdom Paul di Resta Sahara Force India 1:15.594 17
09. Venezuela Pastor Maldonado Williams F1 1:15.861 15
10. Deutschland Nico Hulkenberg Sauber F1 1:15.926 25
11. Mexico Sergio Perez Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:15.958 23
12. United Kingdom Jenson Button Vodafone McLaren Mercedes 1:15.976 19
13. France Jean-Eric Vergne Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:15.976 21
14. Australia Daniel Ricciardo Scuderia Toro Rosso 1:16.060 16
15. Deutschland Adrian Sutil Sahara Force India 1:16.068 12
16. Brazil Felipe Massa Scuderia Ferrari 1:16.105 8
17. Mexico Esteban Gutiérrez Sauber F1 1:16.427 26
18. Finland Valtteri Bottas Williams F1 1:16.933 17
19. France Charles Pic Caterham F1 Team 1:17.902 20
20. Holland Giedo van der Garde Caterham F1 Team 1:18.102 20
21. France Jules Bianchi Marussia F1 Team 1:18.706 22
22. United Kingdom Max Chilton Marussia F1 Team 1:19.228 22

Stay tuned for more info and don’t forget about the qualifying session who is about to start in  less than 2 hours time.