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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.

MORNING

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out for a tour of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and posted the quickest time of the morning, environment the same outdated at 1: 29.606, sooner than Vips, who notched 1: 29.988.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.

AFTERNOON

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

  DRIVER TEAM LAPTIME LAPS
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

  DRIVER TEAM LAPTIME LAPS
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

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