Pizzonia fastest in Barcelona test

Antonio Pizzonia set the fastest time on the first day of GP2 testing at Barcelona with a run late in the day

Pizzonia fastest in Barcelona test

The Brazilian knocked Timo Glock off the top of the timesheets, as the iSport driver looked set to complete a good day for the team, who were first and second fastest in the morning session.

Kazuki Nakajima put his circuit knowledge from a recent Formula One test with Williams to good use, as the DAMS driver was third fastest.

Nicolas Lapierre rounded out a strong afternoon for the French team by setting the sixth fastest time, while Roldan Rodriguez and Adrian Zaugg split the teammates.

Reigning champions ART did not repeat the form they showed in the last test, with Lucas di Grassi and Michael Ammermuller failing to make any impression at the top of the times.

Both just made the top 10 in the morning session, while Ammermuller was 11th in the afternoon with di Grassi ahead in seventh.

Afternoon times:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Antonio Pizzonia FMS International 1:27.808 34 2. Timo Glock iSport International 1:27.833 28 3. Kazuki Nakajima Dams 1:27.908 22 4. Roldan Rodriguez Minardi Piquet Sports 1:28.505 30 5. Adrian Zaugg Arden International 1:28.595 32 6. Nicolas Lapierre Dams 1:28.613 23 7. Lucas di Grassi ART Grand Prix 1:28.689 34 8. Pastor Maldonado Trident Racing 1:28.872 27 9. Javier Villa  Racing Engineering 1:28.943 36 10. Andreas Zuber iSport International 1:28.964 38 11. Michael Ammermuller ART Grand Prix 1:29.065 32 12. Luca Filippi Super Nova International 1:29.102 26 13. Andy Soucek DPR 1:29.286 34 14. Alexandre Negrao Minardi Piquet Sports 1:29.328 19 15. Sakon Yamamoto BCN Competicion 1:29.447 20 16. Giorgio Pantano Campos Grand Prix 1:29.490 21 17. Borja Garcia Durango 1:29.557 13 18. Ricardo Risatti BCN Competicion 1:29.578 33 19. Mike Conway Super Nova International 1:29.704 28 20. Bruno Senna Arden International 1:29.829 28 21. Vitaly Petrov Campos Grand Prix 1:29.902 30 22. Kohei Hirate Trident Racing 1:30.263 25 23. Sergio Jimenez Racing Engineering 1:30.286 35 24. Christian Bakkerud DPR 1:30.294 34 25. Karun Chandhok Durango 1:30.339 16 26. Jason Tahinci FMS International 1:31.108 21 

Morning times:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Andreas Zuber iSport International 1:28.806 24 2. Timo Glock iSport International 1:29.293 18 3. Kazuki Nakajima Dams 1:29.375 30 4. Antonio Pizzonia P.O. FMS International 1:29.444 21 5. Borja Garcia Durango 1:29.501 20 6. Luca Filippi Super Nova International 1:29.518 18 7. Nicolas Lapierre Dams 1:29.866 26 8. Lucas di Grassi ART Grand Prix 1:29.980 21 9. Giorgio Pantano Campos Grand Prix 1:30.015 22 10. Michael Ammermuller ART Grand Prix 1:30.034 24 11. Bruno Senna Arden International 1:30.057 29 12. Javier Villa Racing Engineering 1:30.093 24 13. Ricardo Risatti BCN Competicion 1:30.202 27 14. Roldan Rodriguez Minardi Piquet Sports 1:30.410 32 15. Alexandre Negrao Minardi Piquet Sports 1:30.413 21 16. Andy Soucek DPR 1:30.433 24 17. Karun Chandhok Durango 1:30.927 15 18. Jason Tahinci P.O. FMS International 1:31.335 19 19. Mike Conway Super Nova International 1:31.379 18 20. Vitaly Petrov Campos Grand Prix 1:31.463 23 21. Adrian Zaugg Arden International 1:31.602 20 22. Christian Bakkerud DPR 1:31.903 21 23. Sergio Jimenez Racing Engineering 1:31.979 12 24. Pastor Maldonado Trident Racing 1:33.460 9 25. Kohei Hirate Trident Racing 1:33.487 9 26. Sakon Yamamoto BCN Competicion 1:43.751 12 
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