Lopez Fastest at Ricard - Day One

Jose Maria Lopez was the fastest man on track on day one of the GP2 series test at Circuit Paul Ricard at the wheel of Nico Rosberg's championship winning ART Grand Prix car

Lopez Fastest at Ricard - Day One

Lopez's best time of 1:16.047 was half a second faster than Nelson Piquet Jr, who set the fastest time in the morning session only to be topped by his Argentinean rival later in the day.

Andreas Zuber was the fastest of the new drivers, setting a time of 1:16.899 with iSport International, just ahead of World Series by Renault champion Robert Kubica, who only ran for half a day with Durango.

Hiroki Yoshimoto rounded out the top five with DPR, just ahead of Adrian Valles in the Japanese driver's former team, BCN Competicion.

Today's times:

Pos  Driver     Team                   Time     Laps
 1.  Lopez      ART Grand Prix         1:16.047   31 
 2.  Piquet     Piquet Sports          1:16.616   22 
 3.  Zuber      iSport International   1:16.899   36 
 4.  Kubica     Durango                1:16.937   39  
 5.  Yoshimoto  DPR                    1:17.045   42 
 6.  Valles     BCN Competicion        1:17.066   21 
 7.  Lapierre   Arden International    1:17.132   40 
 8.  Parente    DAMS                   1:17.211   45 
 9.  Pla        DPR                    1:17.299   37  
10.  Shimoda    iSport International   1:17.299   34 
11.  Kostka     ART Grand Prix         1:17.358   26 
12.  Rossiter   DAMS                   1:17.390   35 
13.  Villa      Racing Engineering     1:17.473   50 
14.  Negrao     Piquet Sports          1:17.530   28 
15.  Piccione   Arden International    1:17.626   19 
16.  Fauzy      Super Nova             1:17.740   26 
17.  Filippi    Coloni Motorsport      1:17.752   32 
18.  Mondini    Durango                1:17.791   25  
19.  Garcia     Campos Racing          1:18.013   44 
20.  Viso       Coloni Motorsport      1:18.175   11 
21.  Rodriguez  Campos Racing          1:18.432   53 

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