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Bahrain 2 - Qualifying times

Giedo van der Garde will start from pole position for the second GP2 Bahrain feature race of the year, with Davide Valsecchi alongside him at the front.
Caterham's Giedo van der Garde set the fastest lap time of the Friday morning practice session at the start of GP2's second consecutive weekend at the Bahrain International Circuit at Sakhir.

His fast lap time survived a post-race stewards investigation for being set while running off the track at the final corner. It was 0.145s ahead of the best time Davide Valsecchi could set early in the session, also on the harder prime tyres.

Qualifying times

1. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1m42.451s (11 laps)
2. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1m 42.596s + 0.145s (11 laps)
3. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1m 42.619s + 0.168s (10 laps)
4. Max Chilton Carlin 1m 42.628s + 0.177s (11 laps)
5. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1m 42.691s + 0.240s (11 laps)
6. Luiz Razia Arden 1m 42.839s + 0.388s (10 laps)
7. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1m 42.951s + 0.500s (11 laps)
8. Dani Clos Addax 1m 43.080s + 0.629s (11 laps)
9. Marcus Ericsson iSport 1m 43.124s + 0.673s (11 laps)
10. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1m 43.163s + 0.712s (13 laps)
11. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1m 43.172s + 0.721s (12 laps)
12. Stefano Coletti Coloni 1m 43.206s + 0.755s (13 laps)
13. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus GP 1m 43.213s + 0.762s (11 laps)
14. Brendon Hartley Ocean Racing 1m 43.219s + 0.768s (11 laps)
15. Fabrizio Crestani Lazarus 1m 43.311s + 0.860s (9 laps)
16. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1m 43.328s + 0.877s (12 laps)
17. Jolyon Palmer iSport 1m 43.391s + 0.940s (10 laps)
18. Fabio Onidi Coloni 1m 43.447s + 0.996s (10 laps)
19. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing 1m 43.453s + 1.002s (10 laps)
20. Johnny Cecotto Addax 1m 43.599s + 1.148s (10 laps)
21. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1m 43.659s + 1.208s (10 laps)
22. James Calado Lotus GP 1m 43.757s + 1.306s (12 laps)
23. Simon Trummer Arden 1m 43.929s + 1.478s (12 laps)
24. Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 1m 44.100s + 1.649s (9 laps)
25. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1m 44.850s + 2.399s (12 laps)
26. Giancarlo Serenelli Lazarus 1m 45.036s + 2.585s (11 laps)



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