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GP2 Spain 2013: Friday practice times

Felipe Nasr topped the times in the dry Friday morning practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain.
Carlin's Felipe Nasr set the early pace in Barcelona with a best time on Friday morning of 1:30.103s on the 4.655-km (2.892-mile) Circuit de Catalunya just outside Barcelona, Spain.

He was a full three quarters of a second faster than James Calado in the new-livery ART. Johnny Cecotto Jr. narrowly edged Nasr's team mate Jolyon Palmer for third spot.

Although the drivers had some lock-up fun exploring the limits of what they can achieve it was a relatively quiet session which remained dry throughout, the track having dried off during the preceding F1 Free Practice 1 session. Even so, Simon Trummer managed to spin his Rapax backwards through an advertising hoarding in the final section midway through the 30-minute session.

Daniël de Jong was also forced to park trackside when his MP Motorsport ground to a half on its out lap at the start of the session.

Friday practice times

1. #9 Felipe Nasr Carlin 1:30.103s 115.567mph (13 laps)
2. #3 James Calado ART GP 1:30.864s 114.599mph + 0.761s (11 laps)
3. #5 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Arden 1:30.951s 114.489mph + 0.848s (8 laps)
4. #10 Jolyon Palmer Carlin 1:30.977s 114.457mph + 0.874s (15 laps)
5. #22 Robin Frijns Hilmer Motorsport 1:31.010s 114.415mph + 0.907s (13 laps)
6. #18 Stefano Coletti Rapax 1:31.092s 114.312mph + 0.989s (8 laps)
7. #11 Sam Bird Russian Time 1:31.265s 114.096mph + 1.162s (10 laps)
8. #12 Tom Dillmann Russian Time 1:31.290s 114.064mph + 1.187s (10 laps)
9. #1 Marcus Ericsson DAMS 1:31.295s 114.058mph + 1.192s (12 laps)
10. #8 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:31.303s 114.048mph + 1.200s (10 laps)
11. #6 Mitch Evans Arden 1:31.339s 114.003mph + 1.236s (11 laps)
12. #4 Daniel Abt ART GP 1:31.389s 113.940mph + 1.286s (11 laps)
13. #21 Kevin Ceccon Trident Racing 1:31.492s 113.812mph + 1.389s (11 laps)
14. #15 Alexander Rossi Caterham Racing 1:31.528s 113.767mph + 1.425s (14 laps)
15. #2 Stéphane Richelmi DAMS 1:31.577s 113.707mph + 1.474s (12 laps)
16. #23 Jon Lancaster Hilmer Motorsport 1:31.846s 113.373mph + 1.743s (16 laps)
17. #25 Kevin Giovesi Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:31.930s 113.270mph + 1.827s (7 laps)
18. #14 Sergio Canamasas Caterham Racing 1:32.020s 113.159mph + 1.917s (15 laps)
19. #24 Rene Binder Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:32.077s 113.089mph + 1.974s (11 laps)
20. #20 Nathanaël Berthon Trident Racing 1:32.276s 112.845mph + 2.173s (14 laps)
21. #16 Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax 1:32.413s 112.678mph + 2.310s (12 laps)
22. #17 Rio Haryanto Barwa Addax 1:32.468s 112.611mph + 2.365s (14 laps)
23. #7 Julián Leal Racing Engineering 1:32.646s 112.395mph + 2.543s (10 laps)
24. #26 Adrian Quaife-Hobbs MP Motorsport 1:33.455s 111.422mph + 3.352s (9 laps)
25. #19 Simon Trummer Rapax 1:41.742s 102.346mph + 11.639s (2 laps)
26. #27 Daniël de Jong MP Motorsport No time (0 laps)

Total Laps: 279



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Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) during qualifying at Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia - March 22 2013. (World Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) testing at Jerez, Spain. Thursday 28th February 2013. (Photo Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) crosses the line at the end of race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates in parc ferme after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates in parc ferme after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates with team mate Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) celebrates after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates with his father Jonathan after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Race winner Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & runner-up Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) celebrate with champagne after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) sprays champagne on the podium after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) & Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) on the podium after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Dean Stoneman (GBR, Marussia Manor Racing), Alex Lynn (GBR, Carlin), and Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix) on the podium after race 2 at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Sunday 7 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) during practice at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. 6th September. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) during practice at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. 6th September. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) in action during practice at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) in action during practice at the Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Kevin Ceccon (ITA, Jenzer Motorsport) during practice at Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. 6th September. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) during practice at Autodromo di Monza, Monza, Italy. 6th September. Friday 5 September 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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