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Abu Dhabi - Qualifying times

Dams' Romain Grosjean and Lotus ART's Jules Bianchi will form the front row of the first GP2 Asia feature race of 2011.
Former F1 driver Roman Grosjean dominated throughout the qualifying session as he gave Dams the first pole position of the year, finishing 0.4s ahead of nearest rival Jules Bianchi in the Lotus ART.

Qualifying times

1. Romain Grosjean Dams 1m 36.041s (14 laps)
2. Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1m 36.448s + 0.407s (15 laps)
3. Davide Valsecchi Team AirAsia 1m 36.501s + 0.460s (15 laps)
4. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1m 36.614s + 0.573s (15 laps)
5. Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1m 36.658s + 0.617s (13 laps)
6. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1m 36.659s + 0.618s (13 laps)
7. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 36.693s + 0.652s (14 laps)
8. Josef Kral Arden International 1m 36.724s + 0.683s (13 laps)
9. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1m 36.741s + 0.700s (14 laps)
10. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 36.825s + 0.784s (15 laps)
11. Sam Bird iSport International 1m 36.830s + 0.789s (14 laps)
12. Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1m 36.863s + 0.822s (15 laps)
13. Oliver Turvey Ocean Racing Technology 1m 36.875s + 0.834s (14 laps)
14. Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1m 36.961s + 0.920s (13 laps)
15. Fabio Leimer Rapax 1m 37.047s + 1.006s (12 laps)
16. Johnny Cecotto Super Nova Racing 1m 37.129s + 1.088s (15 laps)
17. Julian Leal Rapax 1m 37.145s + 1.104s (16 laps)
18. Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1m 37.305s + 1.264s (14 laps)
19. Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 1m 37.329s + 1.288s (15 laps)
20. Andrea Caldarelli Ocean Racing Technology 1m 37.345s + 1.304s (15 laps)
21. Luiz Razia Team AirAsia 1m 37.426s + 1.385s (9 laps)
22. Mikhail Aleshin Carlin 1m 37.535s + 1.494s (11 laps) *
23. Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1m 37.572s + 1.531s (14 laps) **
24. Pal Varhaug Dams 1m 37.632s + 1.591s (13 laps)
25. Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1m 37.669s + 1.628s (10 laps)
26. James Jakes Scuderia Coloni 1m 37.741s + 1.700s (14 laps)

* Mikhail Aleshin was given a penalty for crossing the finish line more than once at the end of the morning practice session and will start from 24th position on the grid in the feature race.

** Fairuz Fauzy was deemed at fault for a collision with his Super Nova Racing team mate Johnny Cecotto Jr. and handed a ten grid position penalty that means he will start from the last position on the grid.



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Romain Grosjean - ART Grand Prix   [pic credit: GP2 Series]
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Pierre Gasly (FRA, DAMS) during GP2 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Alex Palou (ESP, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Alex Palou (ESP, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Alex Palou (ESP, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Alex Palou (ESP, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Thursday 27 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Antonio Fuoco (ITA, ART Grand Prix) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 29 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Norman Nato (FRA, Russian Time) during GP2 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 28 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Pierre Gasly (FRA, DAMS) during GP2 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 28 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) during GP2 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 28 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) during GP3 testing at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 28 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)

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