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Singapore - Qualifying times

21 September 2012

It might be the final weekend for Coloni in GP2 but they certainly seem intent on going out in style, with Luca Filippi claiming pole position for them under the floodlights in Singapore.

Filippi will start alongside Carlin's Max Chilton, and Lotus GP's Esteban Gutiérrez - the only other driver to dip under a two minute lap time during the 30 minute session - will start from third alongside iSport's Jolyon Palmer.

In the battle for the drivers championship, DAMS' Davide Valsecchi set the pace early on but fell back to sixth place in the final standings. However, the main threat to his title ambitions will start three places back, with Luiz Razia only managing ninth place on the grid in the Arden.

The session ended prematurely after Nigel Melker locked up and buried the front of his Ocean Racing car into the barrier in the tunnel under the grandstand with 90 seconds remaining, triggering a red flag. All cars had qualified within 107% of the pole time.

Qualifying times

1. #14 Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni 1:59.444s 95.006mph (10 laps)
2. #26 Max Chilton Carlin 1:59.496s + 0.052s 94.965mph (10 laps)
3. #10 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP 1:59.908s + 0.464s 94.639mph (12 laps)
4. #8 Jolyon Palmer iSport 2:00.102s + 0.658s 94.486mph (11 laps)
5. #5 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 2:00.113s + 0.669s 94.477mph (9 laps)
6. #3 Davide Valsecchi DAMS 2:00.287s + 0.843s 94.340mph (10 laps)
7. #1 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Barwa Addax 2:00.335s + 0.891s 94.303mph (11 laps)
8. #21 Stefano Coletti Rapax 2:00.364s + 0.920s 94.280mph (9 laps)
9. #23 Luiz Razia Arden 2:00.365s + 0.921s 94.279mph (11 laps)
10. #18 Sergio Canamasas Venezuela GP Lazarus 2:00.634s + 1.190s 94.069mph (9 laps)
11. #16 Stéphane Richelmi Trident Racing 2:00.671s + 1.227s 94.040mph (10 laps)
12. #6 Nathanaël Berthon Racing Engineering 2:00.695s + 1.251s 94.022mph (9 laps)
13. #4 Felipe Nasr DAMS 2:00.720s + 1.276s 94.002mph (11 laps)
14. #12 Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 2:00.906s + 1.462s 93.857mph (10 laps)
15. #9 James Calado Lotus GP 2:00.954s + 1.510s 93.820mph (10 laps)
16. #27 Rio Haryanto Carlin 2:01.031s + 1.587s 93.761mph (10 laps)
17. #7 Marcus Ericsson iSport 2:01.204s + 1.760s 93.627mph (10 laps)
18. #25 Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 2:01.308s + 1.864s 93.547mph (10 laps)
19. #17 Julián Leal Trident Racing 2:01.474s + 2.030s 93.419mph (9 laps)
20. #15 Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 2:01.656s + 2.212s 93.279mph (6 laps)
21. #22 Simon Trummer Arden 2:01.961s + 2.517s 93.045mph (10 laps)
22. #24 Victor Guerin Ocean Racing Technology 2:02.110s + 2.666s 92.932mph (10 laps)
23. #11 Rodolfo González Caterham Racing 2:02.260s + 2.816s 92.818mph (10 laps)
24. #19 René Binder Venezuela GP Lazarus 2:02.376s + 2.932s 92.730mph (10 laps)
25. #2 Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax 2:03.218s + 3.774s 92.097mph (10 laps)
26. #20 Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 2:04.174s + 4.730s 91.388mph (11 laps)

Total Laps: 258
107% time: 2:07.805s


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