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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 Gutiérrez 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.]
Simon Trummer (SUI, Rapax), leads Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Julian Leal (COL, Carlin) at the start of Race 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 6 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), 1st, Simon Trummer (SUI, Rapax), 2nd, & Julian Leal (COL, Carlin), 3rd, take the chequered flag at the end of Race 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 6 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), celebrates his win in parc ferme after Race 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 6 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), celebrates his win with his mechanics after Race 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 6 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer, Simon Trummer and Julian Leal celebrate on the podium after Race 2 at Bahrain International Circuit on Sunday 6 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), receives his 3rd place trophy after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), is interviewed on the podium after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), is interviewed on the podium after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), walks to the podium after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), 1st, Julian Leal (COL, Carlin), 2nd, & Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), 3rd after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), 1st, Julian Leal (COL, Carlin), 2nd, & Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), 3rd after Race 1 at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 5 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) during qualifying at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 4 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) during qualifying at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 4 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), 1st, Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), 2nd, & Daniel Abt (GER, Hilmer Motorsport), 3rd during qualifying at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 4 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) during qualifying at Bahrain International Circuit on Friday 4 April 2014. (World Copyright: Sam Bloxham/LAT Photographic.)

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