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Bahrain - Qualifying times

Davide Valsecchi followed through on the promise of his blistering Friday morning practice pace to claim pole position for the Bahrain feature race.
Davide Valsecchi claimed pole position for Saturday's GP2 feature race at the Bahrain International Circuit, with a lap of 1:41.200s over a quarter of a second faster than Lotus GP's Esteban Gutierrez who will line up alongside him on the front row.

In an impressive day for DAMS overall, Valsecchi's rookie team mate Felipe Nasr clinched third place ahead of Fabio Leimer, with Johnny Cecotto Jr. and Stephane Richelmi making up row three.

Qualifying times

1. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 41.200s (10 laps)
2. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus 1m 41.479s + 0.279s (7 laps)
3. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 41.785s + 0.585s (6 laps)
4. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 41.798s + 0.598s (10 laps)
5. Johnny Cecotto Jr. Addax 1m 41.858s + 0.658s (11 laps)
6. Stephane Richelmi Trident 1m 41.862s + 0.662s (10 laps)
7. Marcus Ericsson iSport 1m 41.933s + 0.733s (10 laps)
8. James Calado Lotus 1m 41.939s + 0.739s (9 laps)
9. Luiz Razia Arden 1m 41.962s + 0.762s (10 laps)
10. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 41.980s + 0.780s (12 laps)
11. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 42.097s + 0.897s (13 laps)
12. Giedo van der Garde Caterham 1m 42.139s + 0.939s (12 laps)
13. Jolyon Palmer iSport 1m 42.156s + 0.956s (11 laps)
14. Dani Clos Addax 1m 42.158s + 0.958s (10 laps)
15. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1m 42.190s + 0.990s (12 laps)
16. Fabio Onidi Coloni 1m 42.374s + 1.174s (10 laps)
17. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham 1m 42.409s + 1.209s (12 laps)
18. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 42.427s + 1.227s (8 laps)
19. Julian Leal Trident 1m 42.456s + 1.256s (12 laps)
20. Fabrizio Crestani Lazarus 1m 42.706s + 1.506s (13 laps)
21. Brendon Hartley Ocean 1m 42.782s + 1.582s (13 laps)
22. Stefano Coletti Coloni 1m 42.853s + 1.653s (11 laps)
23. Nigel Melker Ocean 1m 42.895s + 1.695s (12 laps)
24. Simon Trummer Arden 1m 43.014s + 1.814s (14 laps)
25. Giancarlo Serenelli Lazarus 1m 43.907s + 2.707s (11 laps)
26. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1m 44.078s + 2.878s (14 laps)



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Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) prepares for a run at Sepang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 23rd March 2012. [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) during day 3 of testing at Barcelona, Spain. Thursday 8th March 2012. [World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Series Media Service.]
Davide Valsecchi (ITA, Dams) during practice and qualifying for the GP2 feature race at Bahrain International Circuit in Bahrain. [World Copyright: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Media Service.]
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