Piquet Sets Track Record - Day Two

Nelson Piquet Jr set the GP2 track record at the Paul Ricard circuit on the final day of the current winter test at the French circuit, setting a time of 1:15.565 in the afternoon session

Piquet Sets Track Record - Day Two

Piquet's time was half a second ahead of fellow series returnee Gianmaria Bruni. Fastest of the new drivers was Franck Perera, who was driving Nico Rosberg's championship-winning car at ART.

Adrian Valles was the fastest man on track in the morning session, but was unable to set a lap in the afternoon. Piquet was either first or second in both morning and afternoon sessions in the test.

Sixteen new drivers made their debuts in a GP2 car over the two days; a few spins occurred but there were no major incidents recorded. The second winter test will take place next month in Jerez.

Today's times:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Piquet Piquet Sports 1:15.565 43 2. Bruni Durango 1:16.077 47 3. Perera ART Grand Prix 1:16.243 47 4. Valles BCN Competicion 1:16.378 16 5. Pla DPR 1:16.499 95 6. Piccione DPR 1:16.601 72 7. Viso Coloni Motorsport 1:16.631 60 8. Parente iSport International 1:16.478 67 9. Kubica Durango 1:16.517 80 10. Zuber iSport International 1:16.568 72 11. Filippi Coloni Motorsport 1:16.698 47 12. Kostka ART Grand Prix 1:16.704 43 13. Ammermuller Arden International 1:16.720 44 14. Lapierre Arden International 1:16.727 33 15. di Grassi DAMS 1:16.814 97 16. Fauzy Super Nova 1:16.885 66 17. Yoshimoto Arden International 1:16.957 71 18. Garcia Campos Racing 1:16.981 61 19. Negrao Piquet Sports 1:16.998 101 20. Mondini Durango 1:17.212 70 21. Fauzy Super Nova 1:17.371 20 22. Barba Campos Racing 1:17.767 70 23. Van de Garde DAMS 1:17.905 94 24. Nunez Racing Engineering 1:18.480 78 All Timing Unofficial 

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