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APRIL 6, 2005

Pantano tops the timesheets in GP2

Formula 1 reject Giorgio Pantano set the fastest time of GP2 testing on Tuesday at Paul Ricard, at the wheel of a car run by Super Nova Racing. The Italian was a tenth of a second faster than Nelson Piquet Jr. (Hitech Piquet Sports) and Borja Garcia (Racing Engineering). Nico Rosberg (ART Grand Prix) was fourth fastest ahead of Jose-Maria Lopez (DAMS), who set the fastest time of the afternoon session and Keikki Kovalainen (Arden International). The top 10 was completed by Scott Speed (iSport International), Gianmaria Bruni (Coloni Motorsport), Neel Jani (Racing Engineering) and Nicolas Lapierre (Arden International).