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Abu Dhabi GP2 Final - Practice times

Lotus ART's Esteban Gutierrez topped the Friday practice session timesheets ahead of the GP2 Final non-championship event at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
Esteban Gutierrez demonstrated by Lotus ART had made such an early decision to sign him for 2012, by going to the top of the timesheets early in the 45 minute Friday free practice session opening this weekend's programme of events for the one-off GP2 Final.

Alexander Rossi and Stefano Coletti both reported technical problems, while Julian Leal brought out yellow flags after spinning off in turn 19.

Practice times

1. #6 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus ART 1:50.442s + 181.039s (16 laps)
2. #7 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:50.957s + 0.515s (17 laps)
3. #9 Tom Dillmann iSport International 1:50.999s + 0.557s (16 laps)
4. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:51.018s + 0.576s (15 laps)
5. #1 Dani Clos Rapax 1:51.093s + 0.651s (17 laps)
6. #27 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 1:51.288s + 0.846s (13 laps)
7. #8 Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1:51.411s + 0.969s (14 laps)
8. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:51.527s + 1.085s (14 laps)
9. #19 Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1:51.746s + 1.304s (15 laps)
10. #16 Giacomo Ricci Super Nova Racing 1:51.847s + 1.405s (17 laps)
11. #18 Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 1:51.917s + 1.475s (17 laps)
12. #4 Jolyon Palmer Barwa Addax Team 1:51.932s + 1.490s (17 laps)
13. #12 Nigel Melker DAMS 1:52.137s + 1.695s (17 laps)
14. #26 Alexander Rossi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:52.258s + 1.816s (11 laps)
15. #15 Simon Trummer Arden International 1:52.287s + 1.845s (18 laps)
16. #11 Rio Haryanto DAMS 1:52.350s + 1.908s (19 laps)
17. #14 Josef Král Arden International 1:52.585s + 2.143s (16 laps)
18. #21 Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:52.646s + 2.204s (18 laps)
19. #5 James Calado Lotus ART 1:52.665s + 2.223s (17 laps)
20. #23 Antonio Felix Da Costa Ocean 1:52.674s + 2.232s (21 laps)
21. #3 Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax Team 1:52.779s + 2.337s (16 laps)
22. #25 Jan Charouz Carlin 1:52.856s + 2.414s (11 laps)
23. #22 Nicolas Marroc Ocean 1:53.042s + 2.600s (17 laps)
24. #17 Fabio Onidi Super Nova Racing 1:53.130s + 2.688s (16 laps)
25. #2 Mihai Marinescu Rapax 1:53.446s + 3.004s (18 laps)
26. #20 Julian Leal Trident Racing 2:02.583s + 12.141s (3 laps)



Related Pictures

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Julian Leal (COL, Rapax) during GP2 testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona. Spain in October 2011. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.]
Alexander Rossi (USA, ART Grand Prix). [World Copyright: Drew Gibson/GP3 Media Service.]
Stefano Coletti (MON, Coloni) during testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain in October 2011. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.]
Esteban Gutierrez (MEX, Lotus ART) during day 2 of testing at Barcelona in October 2011. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.]
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Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
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Alex Lynn (GBR, Carlin) celebrates his win on the podium at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
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Alex Lynn (GBR, Carlin) celebrates his win on the podium with Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) and Alex Fontana, (SUI, ART Grand Prix) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Dean Stoneman (GBR, Marussia Manor Racing) in action at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014 (Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
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