Newey leads ultra-close second F3 test day

Van Amersfoort Racing's Harrison Newey led an all-British top three on the second day of European Formula 3 pre-season testing at the Hungaroring.

Newey leads ultra-close second F3 test day

The 19-man field completed the day tightly bunched up, with the top 11 drivers ending up within half a second and the slowest car of Keyvan Andres Soori only being 1.1s adrift of the leader.

Just like most of the field, Newey set his best time in the morning session, as colder temperatures prevented the field from improving during the afternoon.

Newey narrowly edged out fellow Britons Callum Ilott and Lando Norris for the top spot, the latter just eighth hundredths behind, finishing as the day's top F3 rookie.

Ilott's Prema teammates Guan Yu Zhou and Maximilian Gunther completed the top five.

Pedro Piquet was sixth, ahead of Carlin's test driver Jake Dennis and last year's rookie champion Joel Eriksson.

Carlin duo Ferdinand Habsburg and Jehan Daruvala were ninth and 10th respectively.

European F3 testing will conclude on March 28-29 at the Red Bull Ring.

Day 2 results

Pos. Driver Team Morning Afternoon
1  Harrison Newey Van Amersfoort Racing 1:34.012 1:34.359
2  Callum Ilott Prema Powerteam 1:34.040 1:34.524
3  Lando Norris Carlin 1:34.125 1:34.818
4  Guan Yu Zhou Prema Powerteam 1:34.266 1:34.484
5  Maximilian Günther Prema Powerteam 1:34.299 1:34.552
6  Pedro Piquet Van Amersfoort Racing 1:34.325 1:35.014
7  Jake Dennis Carlin 1:34.357 1:34.795
8  Joel Eriksson Motopark 1:34.710 1:34.364
9  Ferdinand Habsburg Carlin 1:34.386 1:34.961
10  Jehan Daruvala Carlin 1:34.487 1:34.877
11  Joey Mawson Van Amersfoort Racing 1:34.492 1:34.737
12  Nikita Mazepin Hitech Grand Prix 1:34.548 1:34.772
13  Mick Schumacher Prema Powerteam 1:34.555 1:35.033
14  Jake Hughes Hitech Grand Prix 1:34.774 1:34.704
15  David Beckmann Van Amersfoort Racing 1:34.740 1:35.116
16  Ralf Aron Hitech Grand Prix 1:34.777 1:34.982
17  Marino Sato Motopark 1:34.979 1:35.708
18  Tadasuke Makino Hitech Grand Prix 1:35.049 1:35.045
19  Keyvan Andres Soori Motopark 1:35.113 1:35.825
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