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GP3 NEWS 

Tom Dillmann quickest for Addax in second GP3 practice on Valencia streets

Tom Dillmann Addax GP3 Valencia 2011

GP3 returnee Tom Dillmann was fastest in the second free practice session of the weekend on the streets of Valencia.

The Frenchman took pole position for the season opener with Carlin in Turkey last month, but skipped the Barcelona races. He has returned this weekend with Addax and grabbed the top spot with two minutes remaining of the second half-hour session.

Dillmann's lap demoted ART's Valtteri Bottas from the head of the times, and the Finn was then pushed back to third as his team-mate James Calado took second at the end.

Dean Smith made sure Addax and ART had the top four places to themselves by taking fourth for the Spanish squad. His lap as the chequered flag fell pushed early pacesetter Mitch Evans down to fifth.

Aaro Vainio was next up for Tech 1, while Ivan Lukashevich starred to be the top runner for Status Grand Prix in seventh.

Pos  Driver                  Team       Time       Gap
 1.  Tom Dillmann            Addax      1m58.969s
 2.  James Calado            ART        1m59.029s  + 0.060s
 3.  Valtteri Bottas         ART        1m59.050s  + 0.081s
 4.  Dean Smith              Addax      1m59.151s  + 0.182s
 5.  Mitch Evans             MW Arden   1m59.202s  + 0.233s
 6.  Aaro Vainio             Tech 1     1m59.242s  + 0.273s
 7.  Ivan Lukashevich        Status     1m59.287s  + 0.318s
 8.  Daniel Morad            Carlin     1m59.345s  + 0.376s
 9.  Lewis Williamson        MW Arden   1m59.407s  + 0.438s
10.  Nico Muller             Jenzer     1m59.441s  + 0.472s
11.  Adrian Quaife-Hobbs     Manor      1m59.503s  + 0.534s
12.  Michael Christensen     RSC Mucke  1m59.550s  + 0.581s
13.  Alexander Sims          Status     1m59.614s  + 0.645s
14.  Simon Trummer           MW Arden   1m59.615s  + 0.646s
15.  Gabby Chaves            Addax      1m59.640s  + 0.671s
16.  Matias Laine            Manor      1m59.699s  + 0.730s
17.  Pedro Nunes             ART        1m59.751s  + 0.782s
18.  Antonio Felix da Costa  Status     1m59.757s  + 0.788s
19.  Leonardo Cordeiro       Carlin     1m59.868s  + 0.899s
20.  Nigel Melker            RSC Mucke  1m59.914s  + 0.945s
21.  Tamas Pal Kiss          Tech 1     1m59.954s  + 0.985s
22.  Conor Daly              Carlin     1m59.973s  + 1.004s
23.  Marlon Stockinger       Atech CRS  1m59.974s  + 1.005s
24.  Rio Haryanto            Manor      2m00.060s  + 1.091s
25.  Zoel Amberg             Atech CRS  2m00.177s  + 1.208s
26.  Vittorio Ghirelli       Jenzer     2m00.339s  + 1.370s
27.  Luciano Bacheta         RSC Mucke  2m00.381s  + 1.412s
28.  Maxim Zimin             Jenzer     2m00.383s  + 1.414s
29.  Nick Yelloly            Atech CRS  2m00.618s  + 1.649s
30.  Thomas Hylkema          Tech 1     2m00.827s  + 1.858s
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