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Barcelona - Practice times

Romain Grosjean topped the timesheets well ahead of Davide Valsecchi, in a notably quiet and subdued Friday morning practice session at Barcelona.
Romain Grosjean came out and set a time of 1:30.559s just five minutes into the half hour Friday free practice session, and the benchmark was never challenged for the remainder of the morning.

Drivers seemed content not to push too hard here having tested at Barcelona as recently as April, and instead seem to be saving themselves for the afternoon qualifying session.

Session report also available.

Practice times

1. Romain Grosjean Dams 1:30.559s (13 laps)
2. Davide Valsecchi Team AirAsia 1:31.081s + 0.522 (14 laps)
3. Jules Bianchi ART 1:31.214s + 0.655 (11 laps)
4. Giedo van der Garde Addax 1:31.237s + 0.678 (12 laps)
5. Luca Filippi Super Nova 1:31.265s + 0.706 (7 laps)
6. Charles Pic Addax 1:31.410s + 0.851 (10 laps)
7. Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:31.507s + 0.948 (16 laps)
8. Pal Varhaug Dams 1:31.536s + 0.977 (14 laps)
9. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:31.656s + 1.097 (13 laps)
10. Luiz Razia AirAsia 1:31.672s + 1.113 (14 laps)
11. Marcus Ericsson iSport 1:31.834s + 1.275 (14 laps)
12. Max Chilton Carlin 1:31.840s + 1.281 (16 laps)
13. Stefano Coletti Trident 1:31.889s + 1.330 (10 laps)
14. Alvaro Parente Racing Engineering 1:31.930s + 1.371 (13 laps)
15. Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova 1:31.982s + 1.423 (6 laps)
16. Esteban Gutierrez ART 1:32.031s + 1.472 (14 laps)
17. Michael Herck Coloni 1:32.040s + 1.481 (15 laps)
18. Johnny Cecotto Ocean 1:32.073s + 1.514 (16 laps)
19. Julian Leal Rapax 1:32.144s + 1.585 (7 laps)
20. Kevin Mirocha Ocean 1:32.201s + 1.642 (16 laps)
21. Mikhail Aleshin Carlin 1:32.211s + 1.652 (14 laps)
22. Josef Kral Arden 1:32.499s + 1.940 (4 laps)
23. Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident 1:32.778s + 2.219 (14 laps)
24. Sam Bird iSport 1:33.491s + 2.932 (18 laps)
25. Kevin Ceccon Coloni 1:33.274s + 2.715 (13 laps)
26. Jolyon Palmer Arden (1 lap)



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