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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)



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Luca Filippi (ITA, Scuderia Coloni) on track at the Nurburgring. [Photo credit: Drew Gibson/GP2 Media Service.]
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2015 GP3 Series Round 1. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident). Photo: Zak Mauger/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 1. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident). Photo: Zak Mauger/GP3 Series Media Service.
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2015 GP3 Series Test 3 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Wednesday 22 April 2015. Jann Mardenborough, (GBR, Carlin) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Test 3 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Wednesday 22 April 2015. Jann Mardenborough, (GBR, Carlin) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Test 3 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Wednesday 22 April 2015. Jann Mardenborough, (GBR, Carlin) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
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Luca Ghiotto
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.)

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