Rosberg Fastest at Paul Ricard

Nico Rosberg has claimed the top spot on the timesheets on day one of the GP2 series test at Circuit Paul Ricard

Rosberg Fastest at Paul Ricard

Rosberg set a time of 1:16.380 around the 3.853km "3D" track configuration during the afternoon session, shortly before a heavy rainstorm stopped the general session.

The rain deluged the track with an hour of the session remaining, although it allowed the drivers to take their first opportunity to run on Bridgestone's wet-weather GP2 series tyres.

The test continues tomorrow morning.

GP2 Testing, Paul Ricard, Day One:

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Rosberg Art Grand Prix 1:16.380 65 2. Piccione Durango 1:16.903 47 3. Jani Racing Engineering 1:16.984 47 4. Viso BCN Competicion 1:17.178 57 5. Speed iSport Int. 1:17.182 42 6. Kovalainen Arden Int. 1:17.199 23 7. Piquet Hitech Piquet 1:17.307 71 8. Carroll Super Nova Int. 1:17.368 38 9. Sharp DPR 1:17.430 47 10. Pantano Super Nova Int. 1:17.469 13 11. Lapierre Arden Int. 1:17.484 54 12. Lopez DAMS  1:17.661 29 13. Monfardini Durango 1:17.766 58 14. Premat Art Grand Prix 1:17.997 61 15. Alvarez Campos Racing 1:17.998 40 16. Pla DPR 1:18.159 48 17. Garcia Racing Engineering 1:18.168 60 18. Hernandez Campos Racing 1:18.379 67 19. Fauzy DAMS 1:18.497 31 20. Artam iSport Int. 1:18.815 48 21. Negrao Hitech Piquet 1:18.923 66 22. Bruni Coloni Motorsport 1:18.987 24 23. Yoshimoto BCN Competicion 1:19.233 51 24. Lauda Coloni Motorsport 1:19.295 29 All Timing Unofficial 

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