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Abu Dhabi GP2 Final - Qualifying times

Fabio Leimer claimed pole position for the Saturday race of the GP2 Final weekend, and will start on the front row of the grid alongside Dani Clos.
Fabio Leimer managed to claim pole position for the Saturday afternoon GP2 Final feature race by a convincing margin in the end, with a lap of 1:49.363s. But he was made to work for it by Josef Kral whose early time of 1:49.612s set a difficult benchmark for anyone to better for the remainder of the thirty minute session.

Dani Clos also made a late improvement to nip in front of Kral by four hundredths of a second, with Kral having to settle for third place on the grid alongside Luiz Razia.

Qualifying times

1. #7 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:49.363s + 182.826s (11 laps)
2. #1 Dani Clos Rapax 1:49.570s + 0.207s (12 laps)
3. #14 Josef Král Arden International 1:49.612s + 0.249s (11 laps)
4. #27 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 1:49.649s + 0.286s (10 laps)
5. #4 Jolyon Palmer Barwa Addax Team 1:49.697s + 0.334s (12 laps)
6. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:49.737s + 0.374s (12 laps)
7. #18 Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 1:49.751s + 0.388s (12 laps)
8. #6 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus ART 1:49.822s + 0.459s (9 laps)
9. #9 Tom Dillmann iSport International 1:50.070s + 0.707s (11 laps)
10. #19 Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1:50.070s + 0.707s (10 laps)
11. #5 James Calado Lotus ART 1:50.074s + 0.711s (11 laps)
12. #12 Nigel Melker DAMS 1:50.147s + 0.784s (11 laps)
13. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:50.230s + 0.867s (11 laps)
14. #26 Alexander Rossi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:50.236s + 0.873s (11 laps)
15. #23 Antonio Felix Da Costa Ocean 1:50.276s + 0.913s (12 laps)
16. #8 Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1:50.296s + 0.933s (11 laps)
17. #3 Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax Team 1:50.374s + 1.011s (12 laps)
18. #20 Julian Leal Trident Racing 1:50.374s + 1.011s (14 laps)
19. #11 Rio Haryanto DAMS 1:50.515s + 1.152s (11 laps)
20. #21 Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:50.600s + 1.237s (12 laps)
21. #16 Giacomo Ricci Super Nova Racing 1:50.074s + 0.711s (12 laps) *
22. #15 Simon Trummer Arden International 1:50.752s + 1.389s (11 laps)
23. #17 Fabio Onidi Super Nova Racing 1:51.052s + 1.689s (13 laps)
24. #25 Jan Charouz Carlin 1:51.407s + 2.044s (12 laps)
25. #2 Mihai Marinescu Rapax 1:51.893s + 2.530s (13 laps)
26. #22 Nicolas Marroc Ocean 1:52.550s + 3.187s (10 laps) *

* = includes a ten-place grid penalty



Related Pictures

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Dani Clos (ESP) during GP2 Testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.]
Josef Kral (CZE) during GP2 Testing at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.]
Fabio Leimer (SUI, Racing Engineering) on track in practice for the GP2 Final at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 11th November 2011. [Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.
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2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
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2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Matthew Parry (GBR, Koiranen GP) crashes into a wall. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 5. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 23 August 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) crosses the line to take the win. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service
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2015 GP2 Series Round 7. Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 22 August 2015. The Safety car is deployed Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
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