ART Wide Prix’s Christian Lundgaard topped each classes on Day 1 of checking out in Spain, proving peerless round the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. The quickest time of the two came in the morning session, as the Alpine junior beat out UNI-Virtuosi’s Felipe Drugovich by 0.178s.
Hitech Wide Prix pairing Jüri Vips and Liam Lawson also managed spots in the head five on the opening day, sooner than MP Motorsport’s Lirim Zendeli.
Greeted by a hefty layer of fog upon arrival, the teams only sent their drivers out for an initial install lap when the lights went green. Fortunately, the fog quick cleared and changed into modified by shiny blue skies, allowing Campos Racing to shoot out and win a essentially feel for the circuit.
MP Motorsport adopted suit, but with out environment a aggressive time, prior to Carlin’s Jehan Daruvala stopped at Flip 1 and brought out an early Red Flag.
There changed into a 2d inner of the opening hour, as PREMA Racing’s Oscar Piastri pulled up at Flip 3, though the Australian did nonetheless manage to develop ninth.
With the two autos safely support in their garages, Lundgaard headed out for a tour of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and posted the quickest time of the morning, environment the same outdated at 1: 29.606, sooner than Vips, who notched 1: 29.988.
There changed into then a third stoppage on the midway point when Gianluca Petecof spun his Campos between turns two and three, coming to a cease on the gravel.
In the final hour, Drugovich managed to present the expose rather a shake-up, barging into 2d dilemma, 0.178s off Lundgaard, while Lawson leapt up to fourth, sooner than Zendeli.
Guanyu Zhou correct skipped over out on a self-discipline in the head five with UNI-Virtuosi, ending 0.005s off Zendeli. Marcus Armstrong changed into seventh with DAMS, sooner than Campos’s Ralph Boschung.
Running the most laps of the morning session, MP’s Richard Verschoor posted 40 overall, even as also completing the 10th fastest time.
MP were the first group to return to the tune in the afternoon session, with their duo getting a like a flash flow out of the manner early doorways. Verschoor charged to the head of the table on his fifth lap, with a tour of 1: 30.165, and changed into backed up by his teammate, Zendeli.
The pair would pause up ending in 2d and seventh, with Verschoor’s consideration switching to longer runs, prior to Zendeli lost succor watch over of his MP and tagged the barrier.
There changed into any other purple flag rapidly after as Roy Nissany lost succor watch over at Flip 9 and touched the wall himself.
It changed into the acquainted title of Lundgaard who bumped Verschoor all the manner down to P2, with the Alpine junior heading out for a single push lap, which returned him to P1 with a time of 1: 29.827, prior to shooting support into the garage.
Lawson changed into quick in the support of them, prior to getting overtaken in the expose by 2020 Formulation 3 rival Théo Pourchaire, who lunged into third, three tenths off his ART teammate’s quickest time.
Armstrong dove into fourth to tumble Lawson to fifth, sooner than Boschung. David Beckmann emerged in eighth with Charouz Racing System, but changed into nearly a 2d off the main perambulate, sooner than Vips and Drugovich.
Lundgaard will purpose to kick off Day 2 in similarly right invent, when action will get underway at 9am native time.
2021 FIA FORMULA 2 CHAMPIONSHIP – BARCELONA TEST, DAY 1, MORNING SESSION
|1||Christian Lundgaard||ART Wide Prix||1: 29.594||34|
|2||Felipe Drugovich||UNI-Virtuosi||1: 29.772||26|
|3||Jüri Vips||Hitech Wide Prix||1: 29.988||26|
|4||Liam Lawson||Hitech Wide Prix||1: 30.006||26|
|5||Lirim Zendeli||MP Motorsport||1: 30.078||39|
|6||Guanyu Zhou||UNI-Virtuosi||1: 30.083||27|
|7||Marcus Armstrong||DAMS||1: 30.158||26|
|8||Ralph Boschung||Campos Racing||1: 30.259||31|
|9||Oscar Piastri||PREMA Racing||1: 30.425||21|
|10||Richard Verschoor||MP Motorsport||1: 30.519||40|
|11||Dan Ticktum||Carlin||1: 30.598||34|
|12||Jehan Daruvala||Carlin||1: 30.674||31|
|13||Roy Nissany||DAMS||1: 30.723||26|
|14||Marino Sato||Trident||1: 30.727||19|
|15||Curved Viscaal||Trident||1: 30.727||33|
|16||Théo Pourchaire||ART Wide Prix||1: 30.738||33|
|17||Gianluca Petecof||Campos Racing||1: 30.882||30|
|18||Matteo Nannini||HWA RACELAB||1: 30.953||30|
|19||David Beckmann||Charouz Racing System||1: 30.973||32|
|20||Guilherme Samaia||Charouz Racing System||1: 31.305||31|
|21||Robert Shwartzman||PREMA Racing||1: 31.435||27|
|22||Alessio Deledda||HWA RACELAB||1: 37.100||7|
2021 FIA FORMULA 2 CHAMPIONSHIP – BARCELONA TEST, DAY 1, AFTERNOON SESSION
|1||Christian Lundgaard||ART Wide Prix||1: 29.827||45|
|2||Richard Verschoor||MP Motorsport||1: 30.165||45|
|3||Théo Pourchaire||ART Wide Prix||1: 30.167||42|
|4||Marcus Armstrong||DAMS||1: 30.617||46|
|5||Liam Lawson||Hitech Wide Prix||1: 30.739||41|
|6||Ralph Boschung||Campos Racing||1: 30.755||41|
|7||Lirim Zendeli||MP Motorsport||1: 30.767||6|
|8||David Beckmann||Charouz Racing System||1: 30.824||31|
|9||Jüri Vips||Hitech Wide Prix||1: 30.956||39|
|10||Felipe Drugovich||UNI-Virtuosi||1: 31.075||43|
|11||Curved Viscaal||Trident||1: 31.198||36|
|12||Oscar Piastri||PREMA Racing||1: 31.350||24|
|13||Robert Shwartzman||PREMA Racing||1: 31.440||23|
|14||Gianluca Petecof||Campos Racing||1: 31.532||40|
|15||Guilherme Samaia||Charouz Racing System||1: 31.575||31|
|16||Marino Sato||Trident||1: 34.503||40|
|17||Alessio Deledda||HWA RACELAB||1: 34.629||7|
|18||Guanyu Zhou||UNI-Virtuosi||1: 34.783||51|
|19||Jehan Daruvala||Carlin||1: 35.511||47|
|20||Matteo Nannini||HWA RACELAB||1: 35.787||35|
|21||Dan Ticktum||Carlin||1: 35.865||46|
|22||Roy Nissany||DAMS||1: 36.166||14|