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Monza - Practice times

Luca Filippi took the top spot on home ground during the final GP2 race weekend of the year at Monza, after managing to beat an early blistering laptime set by Fabio Leimer.
Fabio Leimer laid down the challenge of a laptime of 1:32.128s, and only Luca Filippi was up to the challenge of topping it with a 1:32.018s during the Friday morning GP2 practice session at Monza.

Romain Grosjean had an eventful first half of the session, overshooting chicanes and running into the gravel trap, before finally improving in the second half to take up third position in the timings ahead Jules Bianchi and Charles Pic, who together with Filippi, Giedo van der Garde (eighth) and Sam Bird (10th) is fighting to resolve the runners-up spot in the drivers championship.

Friday practice

1. #19 Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni 1:32.018s (14 laps)
2. #1 Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:32.128s + 0.110s (13 laps)
3. #11 Romain Grosjean Dams 1:32.316s + 0.298s (14 laps)
4. #5 Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:32.496s + 0.478s (14 laps)
5. #3 Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1:32.611s + 0.593s (13 laps)
6. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:32.700s + 0.682s (12 laps)
7. #25 Alvaro Parente Carlin 1:32.803s + 0.785s (14 laps)
8. #4 Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1:32.866s + 0.848s (13 laps)
9. #26 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 1:32.890s + 0.872s (13 laps)
10. #9 Sam Bird iSport International 1:32.899s + 0.881s (12 laps)
11. #6 Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1:32.944s + 0.926s (13 laps)
12. #15 Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1:33.115s + 1.097s (15 laps)
13. #8 Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:33.127s + 1.109s (14 laps)
14. #18 Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:33.155s + 1.137s (15 laps)
15. #12 Pal Varhaug Dams 1:33.346s + 1.328s (14 laps)
16. #20 Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1:33.393s + 1.375s (15 laps)
17. #22 Brendon Hartley Ocean Racing Technology 1:33.410s + 1.392s (13 laps)
18. #17 Adam Carroll Super Nova Racing 1:33.422s + 1.404s (14 laps)
19. #16 Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1:33.448s + 1.430s (16 laps)
20. #27 Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:33.569s + 1.551s (13 laps)
21. #7 Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:33.588s + 1.570s (14 laps)
22. #2 Julian Leal Rapax 1:33.628s + 1.610s (9 laps)
23. #14 Josef Kral Arden International 1:33.756s + 1.738s (14 laps)
24. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:33.757s + 1.739s (12 laps)
25. #21 Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:34.935s + 2.917s (8 laps)
26. #23 Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 1:39.331s + 7.313s (2 laps)



Related Pictures

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Luca Filippi (ITA, Scuderia Coloni) on track at the Nurburgring. [Photo credit: Drew Gibson/GP2 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.)
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.)
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.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) leads Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) and Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) at the start of the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) after qualifying at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 21 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action in practice at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action in practice at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) in pit lane at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Pierre Gasly (FRA, EQ8 Caterham Racing) in pit lane at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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