Ericsson ends Silverstone test on top

Marcus Ericsson finished on top of the times on the second and final day of this week's GP2 testing at Silverstone

Ericsson ends Silverstone test on top

On a much better day weather-wise, Ericsson's 1m40.154s lap was enough to set the benchmark, the iSport driver moving to the top in the afternoon session after having wound up third in the morning.

Racing Engineering's Christian Vietoris finished as second quickest, less than a tenth of Ericsson's pace, with the time set in the morning.

Lotus ART's Jules Bianchi was third fastest overall after another strong day, the Frenchman finishing in second in the morning session.

Spaniard Dani Clos in the second car from Racing Engineering was fourth fastest ahead of Charles Pic in the other iSport machine.

They day was interrupted by five red flags, the last one putting an end to the session a few minutes ahead of schedule.

The GP2 teams will be back in action at Barcelona on April 19 for the final pre-season test.

Morning times: Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:40.218 31 2. Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:40.442 36 3. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:40.505 34 4. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:40.562 31 5. Sam Bird iSport International 1:40.653 29 6. Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1:40.692 33 7. Romain Grosjean Dams 1:40.711 30 8. Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1:40.760 21 9. Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1:40.840 36 10. Max Chilton Carlin 1:41.024 25 11. Oliver Turvey Carlin 1:41.027 21 12. Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:41.153 20 13. Davide Valsecchi Team AirAsia 1:41.183 35 14. Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:41.271 25 15. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1:41.504 31 16. Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 1:41.587 22 17. Davide Rigon Scuderia Coloni 1:41.591 31 18. Luiz Razia Team AirAsia 1:41.634 22 19. Julian Leal Rapax 1:41.735 28 20. Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 1:41.845 21 21. Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1:41.905 22 22. Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 1:42.000 16 23. Josef Kral Arden International 1:42.010 23 24. Pal Varhaug Dams 1:42.064 31 25. Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology 1:42.092 36 26. Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1:42.107 26 Afternoon times Post Driver Team Time Laps 1. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:40.154 31 2. Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:40.322 36 3. Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1:40.586 29 4. Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:40.589 38 5. Romain Grosjean Dams 1:40.623 23 6. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1:40.645 30 7. Oliver Turvey Carlin 1:40.772 29 8. Luiz Razia Team AirAsia 1:40.925 33 9. Max Chilton Carlin 1:40.929 27 10. Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 1:40.936 30 11. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:41.019 28 12. Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1:41.032 31 13. Pal Varhaug Dams 1:41.133 33 14. Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 1:41.241 28 15. Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:41.346 21 16. Davide Valsecchi Team AirAsia 1:41.375 38 17. Davide Rigon Scuderia Coloni 1:41.378 32 18. Josef Kral Arden International 1:41.416 16 19. Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 1:41.432 34 20. Sam Bird iSport International 1:41.503 16 21. Julian Leal Rapax 1:41.600 33 22. Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1:41.701 30 23. Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:41.839 38 24. Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology 1:41.866 40 25. Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1:42.012 25 26. Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1:42.240 27 
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