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Rigon quickest for Anderlecht

Davide Rigon, Anderlecht, Adria practiceAnderlecht's Davide Rigon delighted the Italian fans this afternoon by setting the fastest lap in Superleague Formula's second free practice session at Adria.

Rigon's personal best time - a 1m06.077s - was over three tenths of a second faster than second placed Alvaro Parente (FC Porto), who enjoyed another strong run following his third place finish this morning.

Championship leader AC Milan's Yelmer Buurman was next up in third place, just ahead of Frederic Vervisch - who continues to impress in his first weekend driving for current Superleague Formula champion Liverpool - and Robert Doornbos (Corinthians).

Less than a tenth of a second then covered Max Wissel (FC Basel), Tristan Gommendy (Galatasaray), Julien Jousse (AS Roma) and Marcos Martinez (Sevilla) behind them.

Wissel, who set the fastest time this morning, lost time early on in the session when problems arose after a pitstop, whilst Gommendy added his name to an ever-increasing list of drivers to spin at Turn 7. He rejoined unscathed, but Ben Hanley was less fortunate as his stalled Olympiacos car brought the red flags out for the second time today.

Problems again befell Tottenham's title contender Craig Dolby. Having missed the first session, the Briton at least enjoyed some valuable track time. But despite pushing hard - including several nervous twitches on the exit of Turn 5 Dolby could not better 1m08.063s, and finished the session in 13th.

Pos  Driver             Team                Time       Gap
 1.  Davide Rigon       RSC Anderlecht      1m06.077s
 2.  Alvaro Parente     FC Porto            1m06.390s  + 0.313s
 3.  Yelmer Buurman     AC Milan            1m06.635s  + 0.558s
 4.  Frederic Vervisch  Liverpool FC        1m06.719s  + 0.642s
 5.  Robert Doornbos    Corinthians         1m06.878s  + 0.801s
 6.  Max Wissel         FC Basel            1m07.129s  + 1.052s
 7.  Tristan Gommendy   Galatasaray         1m07.164s  + 1.087s
 8.  Julien Jousse      AS Roma             1m07.196s  + 1.119s
 9.  Marcos Martinez    Sevilla FC          1m07.203s  + 1.126s
10.  John Martin        Beijing Guoan       1m07.557s  + 1.480s
11.  Celso Miguez       Olympique Lyonnais  1m07.701s  + 1.624s
12.  Ben Hanley         Olympiacos          1m07.762s  + 1.685s
13.  Craig Dolby        Tottenham Hotspur   1m08.053s  + 1.976s
14.  Duncan Tappy       Flamengo            1m08.111s  + 2.034s
15.  Hywel Lloyd        PSV Eindhoven       1m08.129s  + 2.052s
16.  Maria de Villota   Atletico de Madrid  1m10.935s  + 4.858s
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