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Barcelona - Qualifying times

Lotus GP's James Calado timed his qualifying run to perfection and avoided the problems that hit so many of the front runners to claim pole ahead of Fabio Leimer.
A Barcelona GP2 qualifying session dominated by the timing of when to make the sole flying lap offered by the soft compound option tyres saw James Calado win the lottery and pop into the top spot with a time of 1:30.655s.

With the grip rapidly fading from the Catalunya circuit as the session wore on, Fabio Leimer was one of the few drivers to manage to improve his time and pop into second position by the end, to start the Saturday feature race from the front row alongside Calado.

Qualifying times

1. James Calado Lotus GP 1:30.655s (6 laps)
2. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:30.865s + 0.210s (10 laps)
3. Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:30.902s + 0.247s (9 laps)
4. Max Chilton Carlin 1:30.962s + 0.307s (10 laps)
5. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1:31.006s + 0.351s (9 laps)
6. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1:31.167s + 0.512s (9 laps)
7. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1:31.212s + 0.557s (12 laps)
8. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1:31.212s + 0.557s (12 laps)
9. Jolyon Palmer iSport 1:31.269s + 0.614s (11 laps)
10. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1:31.308s + 0.653s (8 laps)
11. Esteban GutiƩrrez Lotus GP 1:31.320s + 0.665s (11 laps)
12. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing 1:31.332s + 0.677s (10 laps)
13. Luiz Razia Arden 1:31.377s + 0.722s (10 laps)
14. Marcus Ericsson iSport 1:31.391s + 0.736s (12 laps)
15. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax 1:31.565s + 0.910s (9 laps)
16. Josef Kral Barwa Addax 1:31.599s + 0.944s (9 laps)
17. Fabrizio Crestani Lazarus 1:31.677s + 1.022s (13 laps)
18. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1:31.682s + 1.027s (11 laps)
19. Simon Trummer Arden 1:31.939s + 1.284s (13 laps)
20. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1:31.966s + 1.311s (10 laps)
21. Victor Guerin Ocean Racing 1:32.270s + 1.615s (13 laps)
22. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1:32.325s + 1.670s (11 laps)
23. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1:32.691s + 2.036s (11 laps)
24. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1:33.010s + 2.355s (12 laps)
25. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1:33.083s + 2.428s (8 laps)
26. Giancarlo Serenelli Lazarus 1:33.329s + 2.674s (10 laps)



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James Calado (GBR, Lotus GP). [World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.]
James Calado (GBR, Lotus GP). [World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service.]
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Thursday 21 May 2015. Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2 - Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Friday 8 May 2015. Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing). Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Sunday 10 May 2015 Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) & Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Sunday 10 May 2015. Norman Nato (FRA, Arden International) leads Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) and the rest of the field at the start. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Sunday 10 May 2015 Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 2. Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. Sunday 10 May 2015 Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service

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