Filippi tops drying practice in Portugal

Luca Filippi finished this morning's fraught second GP2 practice session at the Algarve circuit with the quickest time, the Super Nova driver tipping Davide Valsecchi (Addax) out of the top spot with a best lap of 1m32.894s

Filippi tops drying practice in Portugal

With the circuit still drying out after a brief rain shower earlier this morning, times fell dramatically as the session progressed, and Filippi produced his best effort just as the chequered flag was brought proceedings to a close.

As was the case in the first session, the changing conditions meant that the order altered constantly, with Kamui Kobayashi, Lucas di Grassi, Alvaro Parente, Nico Hulkenberg, Giedo van der Garde and Valsecchi all managing stints in first place, although the huge spread of the lap times pointed to how few drivers had an opportunity to post a lap when the track was at its best.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Luca Filippi Super Nova 1m32.894s 2. Davide Valsecchi Addax 1m33.515s + 0.621s 3. Diego Nunes iSport 1m33.837s + 0.943s 4. Andreas Zuber Coloni 1m33.942s + 1.048s 5. Pastor Maldonado ART 1m33.963s + 1.069s 6. Nico Hulkenberg ART 1m34.036s + 1.142s 7. Alvaro Parente Ocean 1m34.053s + 1.159s 8. Vitaly Petrov Addax 1m34.199s + 1.305s 9. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1m34.314s + 1.420s 10. Javier Villa Super Nova 1m34.327s + 1.433s 11. Alberto Valerio Piquet 1m34.347s + 1.453s 12. Sergio Perez Arden 1m34.385s + 1.491s 13. Lucas di Grassi Racing Engineering 1m34.491s + 1.597s 14. Karun Chandhok Ocean 1m34.688s + 1.794s 15. Kamui Kobayashi DAMS 1m34.695s + 1.801s 16. Jerome D'Ambrosio DAMS 1m34.988s + 2.094s 17. Roldan Rodriguez Piquet 1m35.189s + 2.295s 18. Davide Rigon Trident 1m35.318s + 2.424s 19. Edoardo Mortara Arden 1m35.528s + 2.634s 20. Giedo van der Garde iSport 1m35.976s + 3.082s 21. Luiz Razia Coloni 1m36.430s + 3.536s 22. Michael Herck DPR 1m38.742s + 5.848s 23. Ricardo Teixeira Trident 1m39.390s + 6.496s 24. Johnny Cecotto Jr DPR 
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