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Silverstone - Qualifying times

Fabio Leimer was the class of GP2 qualifying at Silverstone on Friday afternoon, well ahead of Johnny Cecotto Jr. who will join him on the front row for Saturday's feature race.
Racing Engineering's Fabio Leimer was by far the quickest man on track at Silverstone in wet qualifying for Saturday's feature race 1, ending up over nine tenths faster than anyone else could manage.

Johnny Cecotto Jr. claimed second spot to start alongside Leimer on the front row of tomorrow's starting grid, with Jolyon Palmer shooting up to third place late in the session and Stefano Coletti having to put in a late effort to climb back to fourth place ahead of an all-Lotus GP third row of Esteban Gutiérrez and James Calado.

There was one red flag 20 minutes into the half hour session, for two cars that stopped on track with a seeming electrical cut-off in the wet, cool conditions.

Qualifying times

1. #5 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 2:01.889s (13 laps)
2. #1 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Barwa Addax 2:02.804s + 0.915s (13 laps)
3. #8 Jolyon Palmer iSport 2:02.872s + 0.983s (14 laps)
4. #14 Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 2:03.004s + 1.115s (13 laps)
5. #10 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP 2:03.258s + 1.369s (13 laps)
6. #9 James Calado Lotus GP 2:03.274s + 1.385s (13 laps)
7. #27 Rio Haryanto Carlin 2:03.398s + 1.509s (13 laps) *
8. #26 Max Chilton Carlin 2:03.423s + 1.534s (12 laps)
9. #23 Luiz Razia Arden 2:03.553s + 1.664s (13 laps)
10. #12 Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 2:03.565s + 1.676s (12 laps)
11. #4 Felipe Nasr DAMS 2:03.581s + 1.692s (13 laps)
12. #3 Davide Valsecchi DAMS 2:03.600s + 1.711s (9 laps)
13. #25 Nigel Melker Ocean Racing 2:03.699s + 1.810s (12 laps)
14. #2 Josef Kral Barwa Addax 2:04.029s + 2.140s (13 laps)
15. #6 Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 2:04.140s + 2.251s (13 laps)
16. #18 Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela Lazarus GP 2.04.280s + 2.391s (14 laps)
17. #11 Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 2:04.430s + 2.541s (13 laps)
18. #7 Marcus Ericsson iSport 2:04.767s + 2.878s (8 laps)
19. #21 Daniël de Jong Rapax 2:04.782s + 2.893s (13 laps)
20. #24 Victor Guerin Ocean Racing 2:05.040s + 3.151s (13 laps)
21. #17 Julian Leal Trident Racing 2:05.218s + 3.329s (13 laps)
22. #15 Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 2:05.350s + 3.461s (13 laps)
23. #22 Simon Trummer Arden 2:05.573s + 3.684s (13 laps)
24. #16 Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 2:05.677s + 3.788s (12 laps)
25. #20 Ricardo Teixeria Rapax 2:07.231s + 5.342s (13 laps)
26. #19 Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela Lazarus GP 2:09.161s + 7.272s (10 laps)

107% cut-off: 2:10.421s
* = Incurred a five-place grid penalty at Valencia



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Fabio Leimer (SUI, Racing Engineering) in wet conditions at Silverstone. July 2012. (Photo Credit: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service.)
Fabio Leimer (SUI, Racing Engineering) out on track in wet conditions at Silverstone. July 2012. (Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) after race 2 at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) after race 2 at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) after race 2 at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) leads Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) and Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) at the start of the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Colleti (MON, Racing Engineering), Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) and Arthur Pic (FRE, Campos Racing) celebrate on the podium after the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) celebrates after the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) leads Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at the start of the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) leads Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) in the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) and Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrate after the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) on the podium after the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) after qualifying at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 21 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate on the podium after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/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.)

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