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Jerez - Test times - March 1

The honours on the final day of the Jerez pre-season test once again went to Davide Valsecchi, who completed a clean sweep of the fastest times for the week.
Davide Valsecchi topped the timesheets again for the third and final day of GP2 pre-season testing at Jerez in Spain.

The DAMS driver's best lap today was 1:25.567s, and he was on top of the time screens from early on in the day.

Coloni's Stefano Coletti was a tenth off Valsecchi's time, with Lotus GP's Esteban Gutiérrez and Caterham's Giedo van der Garde close behind.

Thursday session

1. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 25.567 (69 laps)
2. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1m 25.670 (73 laps)
3. Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP 1m 25.725 (81 laps)
4. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1m 25.742 (96 laps)
5. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 25.801 (70 laps)
6. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1m 25.940 (55 laps)
7. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1m 26.003 (47 laps)
8. James Calado Lotus GP 1m 26.046 (75 laps)
9. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 1m 26.082 (79 laps)
10. Jolyon Palmer iSport International 1m 26.126 (67 laps)
11. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 26.127 (58 laps)
12. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1m 26.148 (63 laps)
13. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax Team 1m 26.148 (55 laps)
14. Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 1m 26.213 (51 laps)
15. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 26.342 (56 laps)
16. Luiz Razia Arden International 1m 26.350 (69 laps)
17. Josef Kral Barwa Addax Team 1m 26.361 (66 laps)
18. Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 26.369 (59 laps)
19. Dani Clos Rapax 1m 26.453 (54 laps)
20. Simon Trummer Arden International 1m 26.466 (70 laps)
21. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1m 26.611 (70 laps)
22. Nathanaël Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 26.747 (40 laps)
23. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1m 26.749 (74 laps)
24. Kevin Ceccon Ocean Racing Technology 1m 26.761 (55 laps)
25. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 26.958 (60 laps)
26. Vittorio Ghirelli Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 27.143 (57 laps)

(There was no midday break, due to time lost in the morning repairing curbing on part of the track.)

Related Pictures

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Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) sets the fastest time during day 1 of GP2 Series Pre-Season Testing at Jerez, Spain - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 [Picture Credit: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service]
Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) on track for day 3 of pre-season testing at Jerez in Spain - Thursday, March 1. [Picture Credit: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service]
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