Raffaele Marcello first in training of GP2 at Silverstone

04/07/2014 15:46

Raffaele Marciello set the fastest time in the 45-minute GP2 free practice session at Silverstone on Friday morning for Racing Engineering. Ferrari protégé showed excellent speed and remained on the first line from the start of the session, consistently improving their results. As a result, the Italian drove lap of 1.41,127.  

By: Evgenya Udalova

His mate Stefano Coletti Racing from Engineering finished second, losing more than one-tenth of a second. At the end of the session he made a mistake in turning Beckets and spun on the track, but for him there were no serious consequences. 

 

Alexander Rossi of Caterham showed the third time. It is noteworthy that the American used the helmet of his teammate Rio Haryanto. 

 

Overall leader Jolyon Palmer became the fourth, but the Briton obviously not feeling very comfortable in the car several times to travel outside of the track.

 

Johnny Cecotto showed the fifth time, beating Felipe Nasr, whose car stopped on the line Hangar at the end of the session. 

 

Russian Artem Markelov is located on the 22th position, losing the leader of a little more than one and a half seconds.

 

Results:

 

 

Pos. Car Driver   Team Laps Time Gap
1 5 Raffaele Marciello ITA Racing Engineering 16 1:41,127
2 6 Stefano Coletti MON Racing Engineering 14 1:41,261 + 0,134
3 19 Alexander Rossi USA EQ8 Caterham Racing 8 1:41,274 + 0,147
4 7 Joylon Palmer GBR Dams 17 1:41,404 + 0,277
5 23 Johnny Cecotto VEN Trident 19 1:41,448 + 0,321
6 3 Felipe Nasr BRA Carlin 16 1:41,453 + 0,326
7 8 Stéphane Richelmi MON Dams 17 1:41,480 + 0,353
8 10 Stoffel Vandoorne BEL ART Grand Prix 18 1:41,668 + 0,541
9 20 Daniël de Jong NED MP Motorsport 18 1:41,729 + 0,602
10 1 Mitch Evans NZ RT Russian Time 19 1:41,737 + 0,610
11 4 Julián Leal COL Carlin 18 1:41,747 + 0,620
12 22 Sergio Canamasas ESP Trident 18 1:41,892 + 0,765
13 18 Rio Haryanto IND EQ8 Caterham Racing 16 1:41,896 + 0,769
14 15 Simon Trummer CHE Rapax 18 1:42,041 + 0,914
15 25 Conor Daly USA Venezuela GP Lazarus 16 1:42,145 + 1,018
16 11 Daniel Abt GER Hilmer Motorsport 20 1:42,151 + 1,024
17 17 André Negrao BRA Arden International 15 1:42,153 + 1,026
18 24 Nathanaël Berthon FRA Venezuela GP Lazarus 17 1:42,161 + 1,034
19 21 Marco Sørensen CYP MP Motorsport 17 1:42,209 + 1,082
20 14 Adrian Quaife-Hobbs GBR Rapax 18 1:42,299 + 1,172
21 26 Arhur Pic FRA Campos Racing 17 1:42,474 + 1,347
22 2 Artem Markelov RUS RT Russian Time 18 1:42,675 + 1,548
23 27 Kimiya Sato JAP Campos Racing 18 1:42,826 + 1,699
24 9 Takuya Izawa JAP ART Grand Prix 19 1:42,941 + 1,814
25 12 Jon Lancaster ARG Hilmer Motorsport 19 1:43,180 + 2,053
26 16 Rene Binder AUT Arden International 16 1:43,316 + 2,189