Gutierrez edges van der Garde and Chilton on day two at Catalunya

Esteban Gutierrez topped the timesheets following the second day of GP2 pre-season testing at Catalunya

Gutierrez edges van der Garde and Chilton on day two at Catalunya

Just eight thousandths of a second covered the top three at the day's close, with Gutierrez putting Lotus GP on top with a 1m28.740s.

Caterham's Giedo van der Garde finished second fastest, his effort in the middle of the morning demoting Carlin's Max Chilton to third.

DAMS' Davide Valsecchi was the only other driver to dip below the 1m29s barrier and consequently ended the day fourth fastest, still within five hundredths of Gutierrez's best.

Stefano Coletti was next up for Scuderia Coloni, ahead of Arden's Luiz Razia, Gutierrez's Lotus team-mate and 2011 GP3 runner-up James Calado and day one's surprise pacesetter Fabrizio Crestani (Venezuela GP Lazarus).

Jolyon Palmer (iSport) and Coloni's Fabio Onidi rounded out the top ten.

Today's times:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus GP 1:28.740 36 2. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1:28.744 30 3. Max Chilton Carlin 1:28.748 29 4. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1:28.785 25 5. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1:29.047 24 6. Luiz Razia Arden International 1:29.065 35 7. James Calado Lotus GP 1:29.100 37 8. Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:29.150 22 9. Jolyon Palmer iSport International 1:29.195 21 10. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1:29.198 27 11. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1:29.289 26 12. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:29.339 28 13. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1:29.397 29 14. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1:29.515 26 15. Jon Lancaster Ocean Racing Technology 1:29.533 30 16. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 1:29.540 28 17. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:29.547 27 18. Josef Kral Barwa Addax Team 1:29.621 32 19. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1:29.865 35 20. Simon Trummer Arden International 1:29.881 33 21. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1:30.169 36 22. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax Team 1:30.200 28 23. Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:30.553 24 24. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1:30.747 6 25. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1:31.220 22 26. Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:32.740 37 
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Julian Leal Trident Racing 1:29.653 42 2. Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology 1:29.680 16 3. Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing 1:29.860 37 4. Josef Kral Barwa Addax Team 1:29.924 27 5. Tom Dillmann Rapax 1:29.937 23 6. Luiz Razia Arden International 1:29.970 30 7. Jon Lancaster Ocean Racing Technology 1:30.259 34 8. Ricardo Teixeira Rapax 1:31.877 28 9. Rio Haryanto Carlin 1:32.581 30 10. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus GP 1:32.613 47 11. Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:32.751 36 12. Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:32.842 21 13. Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:33.089 24 14. Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni 1:33.154 30 15. Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:33.225 37 16. Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing 1:33.387 48 17. Jolyon Palmer iSport International 1:33.410 41 18. Felipe Nasr DAMS 1:33.461 32 19. Davide Valsecchi DAMS 1:33.485 32 20. Max Chilton Carlin 1:33.485 37 21. Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni 1:33.616 33 22. James Calado Lotus GP 1:33.677 49 23. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering 1:33.751 45 24. Simon Trummer Arden International 1:33.761 52 25. Johnny Cecotto Barwa Addax Team 1:34.542 34 26. Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing 1:35.054 47 All Timing Unofficial 
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