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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.]
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.)
Newly-crowned 2014 GP2 Series Champion Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates in Parc Ferme at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Steven Tee/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action in practice at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action in practice at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Friday 10 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) crosses the line at the end of race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates in parc ferme after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates in parc ferme after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates with team mate Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) celebrates after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates with his father Jonathan after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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