Filippi tops opening day in Barcelona
|2.||D. de Jong||1:30.115|
30 October 2012 – Luca Filippi was the man in charge as post-season GP2 testing began at the Circuit de Catalunya on Tuesday, with the Italian posting a time of 1:29.775 to lead fellow Scuderia Coloni driver Daniel De Jong by exactly 0.340 seconds. Nigel Melker, the second Dutchman in the 27-strong field, posted the third fastest time of the day.
Stefano Coletti, who has already signed with Rapax for the 2013 campaign, ended the day in eighth position, with GP3 title winner Mitch Evans just behind. America's Jake Rosenzweig was the final man inside the top ten on the back of his four-race stint with Addax at the end of the season, with notable names Felipe Nasr, Alexander Rossi and F3 Euro Series Champion Daniel Juncadella ending up in the midfield.
GP2 testing continues at the Circuit de Catalunya on Wednesday morning