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Karthikeyan 17th in Friday practice

April 22, 2005 21:35 IST

Narain Karthikeyanfinished 17th at the highly technical Imola track in the second practice session for the San Marino Grand Prix, the fourth leg of the Formula One race, in Imola, Italy on Friday.

Karthikeyan, who clocked 1 minute 23.842 seconds, however, appeared pleased with his first experience on the track.

The 28-year-old Jordan driver had described Imola as a "highly technical" circuit as the session was held on a sunny day under a temperature of 16 degrees with track temperature reaching 38.

Karthikeyan's team mate Tiago Monteiro was 20th (1:24.573).

Pedro de la Rosa of McLaren went fastest overall with 1:20.484, followed by Jenson Button of BAR and Kimi Raikkonen of McLaren.

Earlier, in the first session Karthikeyan finished 16th with a timing of 1:24.512. That session was also dominated by McLaren's Spanish driver de la Rosa.

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