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Valencia - Friday practice times

Lotus ART's Jules Bianchi topped the timesheets in Friday practice, in a session that saw two red flags for spins by Josef Kral and Pal Varhaug.
French driver Jules Bianchi put in a top time of 1:47.681s to head the timesheets at the end of the Friday morning free practice session in Valencia. Bianchi and Giedo van der Garde in second were the only two drivers to dip under the 1:48 mark all morning.

The session saw two red flags, for spins by Josef Kral and Pal Varhaug both in turn 14 of the docklands converted road course. Conditions were hot but cloudy, with the track still very dusty as had been the case in the preceding F1 first free practice session.

Friday practice times

1. #5 Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:47.681s 181.168kph (12 laps)
2. #4 Giedo Van Der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1:47.736s + 0.055s (11 laps)
3. #17 Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 1:48.114s + 0.433s (9 laps)
4. #11 Romain Grosjean DAMS 1:48.189s + 0.508s (10 laps)
5. #3 Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1:48.206s + 0.525s (10 laps)
6. #7 Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:48.308s + 0.627s (11 laps)
7. #9 Sam Bird iSport International 1:48.456s + 0.775s (9 laps)
8. #6 Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1:48.484s + 0.803s (12 laps)
9. #27 Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:48.520s + 0.839s (11 laps)
10. #8 Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:48.707s + 1.026s (10 laps)
11. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:48.800s + 1.119s (11 laps)
12. #25 Alvaro Parente Carlin 1:48.881s + 1.200s (11 laps)
13. #18 Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:48.931s + 1.250s (11 laps)
14. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:48.960s + 1.279s (9 laps)
15. #26 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 1:49.146s + 1.465s (10 laps)
16. #16 Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1:49.650s + 1.969s (11 laps)
17. #1 Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:49.759s + 2.078s (10 laps)
18. #23 Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 1:49.805s + 2.124s (11 laps)
19. #15 Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1:50.056s + 2.375s (9 laps)
20. #20 Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1:50.229s + 2.548s (10 laps)
21. #12 Pal Varhaug DAMS 1:50.412s + 2.731s (7 laps)
22. #19 Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 1:50.997s + 3.316s (11 laps)
23. #2 Julian Leal Rapax 1:51.238s + 3.557s (10 laps)
24. #22 Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology 1:51.567s + 3.886s (11 laps)
25. #14 Josef Kral Arden International 1:59.074s + 11.393s (3 laps)
26. #21 Stefan Coletti Trident Racing 1:59.640s + 11.959s (9 laps)




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2011 GP2 Series. Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Spain. 20th May 2011. Friday Practice. Jules Bianchi (FRA,Lotus ART). [Photo credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.]
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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.)
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Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) 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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Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Jed Leicester/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during qualifying at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Conor Daly (USA, ART Grand Prix) celebrates his race victory on the podium at the Circuito Ricardo Tormo in Valencia Spain on June 16 2013. (Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Conor Daly (USA, ART Grand Prix) celebrates winning his first GP3 Series pole position, for race 1 at the Circuito Ricardo Tormo. Valencia. Saturday, June 15 2013. (Photo Credit:Alastair Staley/GP3 Series Media Service)
Pal Varhaug (NOR, Hilmer Motorsport) during the third day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Thursday 7th March. (Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Luca Filippi (ITA, Scuderia Coloni) during the first day of post-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain on Thursday October 30 2012. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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