GP2 Kamui Kobayashi at the top again

 The Dams driver for the 2009 season was again the fastest this afternoon in Paul Ricard. Dry conditions // Air T°: 16°/22° - Track T° 17°/30°

The  Japanese  driver  signed  the  quickest  laptime  of  a  trouble-free  session  this  afternoon  in  a 1:13.158  ahead  of  Alberto  Valerio  on  Piquet  Sports  and  Davide  Valsecchi  who  has  resigned  for another year with Durango for both GP2 Asia and GP2 Series.

Diego Nunes was fourth fastest at the wheel of the iSport car, ahead of Vitaly Petrov, rookie Oliver Turvey on ART Grand Prix, Roldan Rodriguez on the second Piquet Sports car, Paul Di Resta on the second ART car and Luiz Razia on Racing Engineering.

The session was stopped for a few minutes after Kevin Nai Chia Chen crashed his Fisichella Motor Sport International car at the back straight chicane. Tomorrow’s session will start at 9am local time.

Afternoon session Driver Nationality Team Time Laps

1. Kamui Kobayashi JPN Dams 1:13.158 34 2. Alberto Valerio BRA Piquet Sports 1:13.393 38 3. Davide Valsecchi ITA Durango 1:13.514 30 4. Diego Nunes BRA iSport International 1:13.530 38 5. Vitaly Petrov RUS Barwa Int. Campos Team 1:13.596 49 6. Oliver Turvey GBR ART Grand Prix 1:13.695 407. Roldan Rodriguez ESP Piquet Sports 1:13.779 38 8. Sergio Perez MEX Barwa Int. Campos Team 1:13.835 40 9. Paul Di Resta GBR ART Grand Prix 1:13.854 36 10. Luiz Razia BRA Racing Engineering 1:13.878 43 11. Renger Van der Zande NDL Trust Team Arden 1:13.958 42 12. Sam Bird GBR Dams 1:14.006 36 13. Will Bratt GBR DPR 1:14.047 45 14. Carlos Iaconelli BRA Durango 1:14.062 39 15. Koudai Tsukakoshi JPN Trust Team Arden 1:14.096 46 16. Nelson Philippe FRA iSport International 1:14.106 34 17. Dani Clos ESP BCN Competicion 1:14.217 55 18. Chris Van der Drift NZL Trident Racing 1:14.225 18 19. Fabrizio Crestani ITA Fisichella Motor Sport Int. 1:14.296 58 20 Michael Herck ROM DPR 1:14.314 53 21. James Jakes GBR Super Nova Racing 1:14.573 50 22. Fabio Onidi ITA BCN Competicion 1:14.626 55 23. Christian Ebbesvic NOR Racing Engineering 1:14.692 29 24. Narain Karthikeyan IND Trident Racing 1:15.025 34 25 Vladimir Arabadzhiev BUL Super Nova Racing 1:15.237 40 26 Kevin Nai Chia Chen TW Fisichella Motor Sport Int. 1:19.179 15 


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