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Sepang - Friday practice

Jolyon Palmer made the most of softer medium compound tyres to put iSport at the top of the timesheets in the first GP2 practice session of the 2012 season.
iSport International's Jolyon Palmer was top of the timesheets in Sepang on Friday morning with a lap of 1m 46.514s.

DAMS' Davide Valsecche was second with a time just 0.164s off Palmer's best by the time the chequered flag came out, and Carlin's Max Chilton was third fastest.

Practice times

1. Jolyon Palmer iSport 1m 46.514 (10 laps)
2. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 46.678 + 0.164 (12 laps)
3. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 47.152 + 0.638 (8 laps)
4. Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1m 47.229 + 0.715 (11 laps)
5. Fabio Onidi Coloni 1m 47.318 + 0.804 (11 laps)
6. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 47.360 + 0.846 (12 laps)
7. Luiz Razia Arden 1m 47.418 + 0.904 (5 laps)
8. James Calado Lotus 1m 47.532 + 1.018 (14 laps)
9. Stefano Coletti Coloni 1m 47.533 + 1.019 (10 laps)
10. Josef Kral Addax 1m 47.580 + 1.066 (12 laps)
11. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 47.616 + 1.102 (10 laps)
12. Johnny Cecotto Jr Addax 1m 47.637 + 1.123 (12 laps)
13. Esteban GutiƩrrez Lotus 1m 47.639 + 1.125 (4 laps)
14. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 47.644 + 1.130 (11 laps)
15. Jon Lancaster Ocean 1m 47.681 + 1.167 (6 laps)
16. Fabrizio Crestani Lazarus 1m 47.699 + 1.185 (9 laps)
17. Stephane Richelmi Trident 1m 47.862 + 1.348 (12 laps)
18. Simon Trummer Arden 1m 48.246 + 1.732 (12 laps)
19. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 48.259 + 1.745 (10 laps)
20. Marcus Ericsson iSport 1m 48.326 + 1.812 (12 laps)
21. Nigel Melker Ocean 1m 48.437 + 1.923 (14 laps)
22. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1m 48.447 + 1.933 (12 laps)
23. Julian Leal Trident 1m 48.746 + 2.232 (13 laps)
24. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham 1m 48.764 + 2.250 (11 laps)
25. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1m 50.549 + 4.035 (14 laps)
26. Giancarlo Serenelli Lazarus 1m 52.306 + 5.792 (12 laps)



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Jolyon Palmer (GBR, iSport International). [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, iSport International). [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Daniel Abt (GER, Hilmer Motorsport), leads Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) & Artem Markelov (RUS, RT RUSSIAN TIME) at the start at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) battle for the lead at the start at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin), Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) & Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) celebrates his win on the podium with Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) and Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) celebrates his win on the podium with Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) and Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Jed Leicester/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) in practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) in practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) in practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) during practice at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Friday 22 August 2014. (Photo: Jed Leicester/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Carlin`s Julian Leal at Spa in Friday practice. August 22, 2014. (Photo Credit: GP2 Media Service)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) elebrate at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) during practice at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Friday 18 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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