Filippi fastest again at Yas Marina

Meritus driver Luca Filippi remained fastest overall on the second of the pre-season GP2 Asia test in Abu Dhabi - the first sessions on the new Yas Marina track that will host Formula 1 next weekend

Filippi fastest again at Yas Marina

iSport's Davide Valsecchi had been quickest by over a second in the morning session, ahead of Formula 3 graduate Sam Bird (ART) and Addax's Luiz Razia.

The pace then quickened significantly in the second session, which started late in the afternoon and finished under the floodlights, as next week's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will.

Filippi repeated his Friday performance by going quickest at dusk, beating Coloni's Roldan Rodriguez by 0.02s.

Formula Master champion Fabio Leimer (Ocean) was top rookie this time, taking fourth behind Valsecchi.

The GP2 Asia season commences with two rounds supporting the GP next weekend.

Morning session: Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Davide Valsecchi iSport 1m52.355s 29 2. Sam Bird ART 1m53.110s 24 3. Luiz Razia Addax 1m53.357s 24 4. Josef Kral Super Nova 1m53.456s 36 5. Diego Nunes Meritus 1m53.878s 11 6. Johnny Cecotto Trident 1m53.941s 34 7. Max Chilton Addax 1m53.979s 27 8. Pablo Sanchez Arden 1m54.365s 25 9. Michael Herck DPR 1m54.422s 15 10. Fabio Leimer Ocean 1m54.434s 16 11. Alexander Rossi Ocean 1m54.654s 15 12. Rodolofo Gonzalez Arden 1m54.664s 26 13. Luca Filippi Meritus 1m54.821s 11 14. Christian Vietoris DAMS 1m54.994s 29 15. Edoardo Piscopo DAMS 1m55.243s 10 16. Marcus Ericsson ART 1m55.284s 6 17. Daniel Zampieri Piquet 1m55.585s 4 18. Roldan Rodriguez Coloni 1m55.668s 14 19. Vladimir Arabadzhiev Piquet 1m55.740s 5 20 James Jakes Super Nova 1m55.961s 17 21. Will Bratt Coloni 1m57.608s 19 22. Plamen Kralev Trident 1m59.410s 27 23. Giacomo Ricci DPR 
Afternoon session: Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Luca Filippi Meritus 1m51.415s 28 2. Roldan Rodriguez Coloni 1m51.435s 26 3. Davide Valsecchi iSport 1m51.508s 15 4. Fabio Leimer Ocean 1m51.650s 19 5. Diego Nunes Meritus 1m51.993s 25 6. Rodolfo Gonzalez Arden 1m52.083s 28 7. Christian Vietoris DAMS 1m52.235s 29 8. Josef Kral Super Nova 1m52.294s 11 9. Marcus Ericsson ART 1m52.297s 18 10. Michael Herck DPR 1m52.420s 25 11. Johnny Cecotto Trident 1m52.422s 33 12. Sam Bird ART 1m52.478s 12 13. Luiz Razia Addax 1m52.498s 20 14. James Jakes Super Nova 1m52.567s 33 15. Edoardo Piscopo DAMS 1m52.625s 18 16. Vladimir Arabadzhiev Piquet 1m52.473s 33 17. Daniel Zampieri Piquet 1m52.760s 25 18. Alexander Rossi Ocean 1m52.877s 32 19. Max Chilton Addax 1m52.998s 24 20 Will Bratt Coloni 1m53.001s 28 21. Pablo Sanchez Arden 1m53.571s 6 22. Plamen Kralev Trident 1m56.874s 30 
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