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Barcelona - Test times - March 6

Venezuela GP Lazarus's Fabrizio Crestani posted the fastest time of the day at Barcelona in the first of three days of pre-season testing.
Venezuela GP Lazarus impressed with the fastest time of the morning in testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, posting a lap of 1:29.420s.

That was just faster than Max Chilton, who set the fastest time of the afternoon in the Marussia Carlin car with a lap of 1:29.479s.

Giancarlo Serenelli joined the test in the second Venezuela GP Lazarus car, while Ricardo Teixeira and Sergio Canamasas turned out for Rapax. Ocean Racing Technology called up British driver Jon lancester amid reports that he had been signed by the team for 2012.

Arden's Luiz Razia contracted a bug and had to leave the test after only managing an early installation lap.

Morning results

1. Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 29.420 (23 laps)
2. Jolyon Palmer iSport International 1m 29.645 (23 laps)
3. Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 1m 29.658 (23 laps)
4. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 29.673 (30 laps)
5. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1m 29.713 (15 laps)
6. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 29.726 (23 laps)
7. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1m 29.743 (27 laps)
8. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1m 29.750 (16 laps)
9. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 29.774 (15 laps)
10. Simon Trummer Arden International 1m 29.892 (29 laps)
11. Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP 1m 29.932 (22 laps)
12. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1m 29.994 (23 laps)
13. James Calado Lotus GP 1m 30.245 (18 laps)
14. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 30.356 (22 laps)
15. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1m 30.366 (16 laps)
16. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 1m 30.703 (25 laps)
17. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax Team 1m 30.726 (16 laps)
18. Nathanaël Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 30.861 (17 laps)
19. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 30.907 (23 laps)
20. Josef Kral Barwa Addax Team 1m 31.606 (9 laps)
21. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1m 32.472 (24 laps)
22. Sergio Canamasas Rapax 1m 32.662 (30 laps)
23. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1m 33.189 (27 laps)
24. Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 35.588 (34 laps)
25. Luiz Razia Arden International No time (2 laps)
26. Jon Lancaster Ocean Racing Technology No time (2 laps)

Afternoon results

1. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 29.479 (23 laps)
2. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1m 29.494 (24 laps)
3. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1m 29.605 (21 laps)
4. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1m 29.687 (26 laps)
5. James Calado Lotus GP 1m 29.740 (22 laps)
6. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1m 29.769 (26 laps)
7. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 29.877 (41 laps)
8. Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP 1m 29.902 (25 laps)
9. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax Team 1m 29.947 (28 laps)
10. Simon Trummer Arden International 1m 29.980 (36 laps)
11. Nathanaël Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 30.014 (29 laps)
12. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 30.053 (30 laps)
13. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1m 30.311 (20 laps)
14. Jolyon Palmer iSport International 1m 30.323 (28 laps)
15. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 30.393 (23 laps)
16. Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 1m 30.577 (26 laps)
17. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 1m 30.603 (18 laps)
18. Jon Lancaster Ocean Racing Technology 1m 30.715 (36 laps)
19. Sergio Canamasas Rapax 1m 31.468 (39 laps)
20. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 31.646 (21 laps)
21. Josef Kral Barwa Addax Team 1m 31.696 (29 laps)
22. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1m 31.967 (24 laps)
23. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1m 32.613 (24 laps)
24. Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 33.456 (27 laps)
25. Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela GP Lazarus 1m 35.420 (11 laps)



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Fabrizio Crestani (ITA, Venezuela GP Lazarus) in action at the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. [World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Max Chilton (GBR, Carlin) in action at the first day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. [World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport) in action at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport) celebrates in parc ferme after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport) celebrates on the podium after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate on the podium after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) in Parc Ferme after race 2 at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates in Parc Ferme after race 2 at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates with champagne on the podium after race 2 at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Photo: Alastair Staley/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International), Dean Stoneman (GBR, Koiranen GP) and Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix) on the podium after race 2 at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Glenn Dunbar/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) & Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) on the feature race podium at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates win with his father Jonathan at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014.(Photo: Steven Tee/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates victory at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Steven Tee/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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