South Africa’s driver and Switzerland’ s Boschung will drive Campos Racing-entered cars at Sakhir International Circuit
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British ace fastest in wet/dry, Russell fastest overall
Jack Aitken has grabbed the day 2 bragging rights by topping this afternoon’s session in mixed conditions on the final day of the first GP3 Series test session of 2017 at the Circuito de Estoril, easily surpassing George Russell’s best time in wet conditions this morning with a laptime of 1:28.125, but Russell claimed the overall honours with the best time of the test at 1:27.606, set yesterday afternoon.
Campos Racing adds Hyman and Siebert to its driver line for GP3 collective testing taking place in Portugal on 22-23 March
Siebert and Hyman join Falchero for GP3 testing at Estoril
Campos Racing will take part in GP3 Series’ collective testing scheduled at Autodromo do Estoril with their three Dallara GP3/16 cars. Julien Falchero, who was previously announced by Campos Racing for a full-season campaign in the GP3 Series, will be joined by Argentina’s Marcos Siebert and South Africa´s Raoul Hyman on Portuguese soil.
Frenchman on top in morning, Luca Ghiotto in the afternoon session
Norman Nato set the fastest time of the 3 day FIA Formula 2 Championship test when he topped this morning’s penultimate session in Barcelona, setting a qualifying style lap of 1:27.834 to take home the first pre-season bragging rights ahead of Oliver Rowland (0.054) and Alexander Albon (0.105). In the final session of the test, Luca Ghiotto stopped the clocks at 1:29.565 to top the afternoon ahead of Johnny Cecotto (0.262) and Nyck De Vries (0.426).
Thai fastest, but De Vries tops afternoon session
Alexander Albon stepped up a spot overnight to take the day two honours with the fastest time in this morning’s FIA Formula 2 Championship test session in Barcelona, grabbing the top spot from Johnny Cecotto and Artem Markelov by 0.175s, while Nyck De Vries stole the top spot this afternoon in a session largely dedicated to race simulations, ahead of PREMA pairing Antonio Fuoco and Charles Leclerc.
Japanese heads afternoon session on first day of test
Nobuharu Matsushita claimed the first day honours after topping this afternoon’s FIA Formula 2 Championship pre-season test in Barcelona, stopping the clock halfway through the session with a time of 1:29.061 to lead ART Grand Prix teammate Alexander Albon and Norman Nato, who both finished on the same time, by just under a tenth and top this morning’s best time set by Johnny Cecotto by almost two tenths.
First three-day pre-season test session opens tomorrow in Spain
The 2017 FIA Formula 2 season officially kicks off tomorrow with the first test session of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain. The teams and drivers have set up camp for the next three days, from Monday 13th to Wednesday 15th, to prepare themselves and their drivers ahead of the debut of the new championship which will start in just one month’s time, on April 14th at the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
Next up for Spain´s driver is the opening three-day test in Barcelona with Campos Racing
Roberto Merhi will join Campos Racing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, the traditional venue of collective preseason testing, next week. The Castellon-born driver will team up with Ralph Boschung to complete a three-day two-car test with both Dallara-built cars entered by Campos Racing.
Julien will make his debut in the F.1 feeder series with Campos Racing following a successful winter test programme
Campos Racing are pleased to announce Frenchman Julien Falchero as their new driver for the 2017 season in the GP3 Series. Falchero, aged 19 and born in Valence (France), will enjoy his first season in the series and arrives to GP3 Series looking for success after spending two years in Formula Renault contesting the Eurocup 2.0, the Alps, and the NEC championships.
Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi posts best time in GP3 post-season test
Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi clocked the quickest time on day two of post-season testing. The Italian’s laptime of 1:55.734 was set in the afternoon. Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way in the morning session at the Yas Marina Circuit.
Arden International’s Niko Kari fastest
Finn and Red Bull protégé Niko Kari led the way on the morning session of day two of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The Arden International tester was the only driver to lap in the 1m’55s. ART Grand Prix’s Jack Aitken and Jenzer Motorsport’s Alessio Lorandi completed the top three.
ART Grand Prix’s Nirei Fukuzumi leads the way in post-season test
Honda protégé Nirei Fukuzumi posted the quickest time in both the morning and afternoon session on day one of post-season testing at the Yas Marina Circuit. The ART Grand Prix driver’s best time was set in the afternoon with a 1:55.479. Jack Aitken (testing for French squad ART GP) was second quickest in both sessions.