Ericsson fastest, Loeb slowest at Jerez

Marcus Ericsson set the fastest time of the final day of this week's GP2 testing at Jerez, while Sebastien Loeb was slowest on his category debut

Ericsson fastest, Loeb slowest at Jerez

Ericsson, who won this year's Japanese Formula 3 title, was 13th quickest yesterday for iSport before switching to ART today and setting the best time of the afternoon.

Dani Clos had set the best time of the wet morning session for Racing Engineering, but the times improved by nearly three seconds in the afternoon as the track dried.

Loeb was 18th in the morning driving for DPR, but the five-time World Rally champion slipped back to 25th and last in the afternoon session.

Clos finished the day second fastest to Ericsson, with International Formula Master champion Fabio Leimer third. GP2 regulars Jerome D'Ambrosio and Luiz Razia were fourth and fifth, with Marco Bonanomi completing the top six.

Oliver Turvey was the third fastest rookie in seventh, ahead of Davide Valsecchi, Alexander Rossi and Roldan Rodriguez.

Bruno Senna was 14th quickest on his return to the series with iSport.

Pos Driver Team Time  1. Marcus Ericsson ART 1m25.970s 2. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1m26.105s 3. Fabio Leimer Ocean 1m26.193s 4. Jerome D'Ambrosio Racing Engineering 1m26.483s 5. Luiz Razia Barwa Addax 1m26.546s 6. Marco Bonanomi Coloni 1m26.607s 7. Oliver Turvey iSport 1m26.648s 8. Davide Valsecchi Super Nova 1m26.651s 9. Alexander Rossi DAMS 1m26.740s 10. Roldan Rodriguez Arden 1m26.846s 11. Chris van der Drift Piquet 1m26.858s 12. James Jakes Super Nova 1m26.956s 13. Will Bratt Coloni 1m27.137s 14. Bruno Senna iSport 1m27.173s 15. Rodolfo Gonzalez Ocean 1m27.186s 16. Edoardo Mortara Arden 1m27.311s 17. Michael Herck DPR 1m27.327s 18. Filip Salaquarda Trident 1m27.421s 19. Max Chilton Barwa Addax 1m27.438s 20. Francesco Castellacci Durango 1m27.615s 21. Fabio Onidi Trident 1m27.698s 22. Jan Charouz ART 1m27.845s 23. Jon Lancaster DAMS 1m27.893s 24. Vladimir Arabadhziev Piquet 1m28.059s 25. Sebastien Loeb DPR 1m28.114s 
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