De Vries tops F2 test as Schumacher impresses

Nyck de Vries ART Formula 2

Nyck de Vries showed his class as he topped testing in Jerez. After acing the morning test he also bagged the afternoon session. Mick Schumacher was the quickest rookie.

Gap

ART driver De Vries was quicker than anyone in Spain at the first official Formula 2 test of the year. His time, 1:25.358 was four tenths quicker than DAMS pilot Nicholas Latifi who finished in second.

Fastest rookie

After being the quickest rookie in the morning session in sixth, Mick Schumacher put the pedal to the metal in the afternoon. He ended op in third a little more than four tenths of the quick Dutchman. Schumacher’s teammate at PREMA, Sean Gelael, ended up in twelfth. A second slower than Schumacher.

Trouble free

After having here morning times deleted due to an underweight car. Tatiana Calderon had no problems in the afternoon session. The BWT Arden ended up in 19th though, more than three seconds slower than De Vries.

FIA Formula 2 Jerez de la Frontera Test – Day 1 Afternoon Session
Driver
Team
Laptime
Laps
1
Nyck de Vries
ART Grand Prix
1:25.358
51
2
Nicholas Latifi
DAMS
1:25.727
41
3
M. Schumacher
PREMA Racing
1:25.783
31
4
Luca Ghiotto
UNI Virtuosi
1:25.887
27
5
Nikita Mazepin
ART Grand Prix
1:26.230
48
6
Louis Delétraz
Carlin
1:26.512
38
7
Callum Ilott
Sauber Junior T.
1:26.573
40
8
Giuliano Alesi
Trident
1:26.577
41
9
Sette Camâra
DAMS
1:26.579
36
10
Guanyu Zhou
UNI Virtuosi
1:26.593
23
11
N. Matsushita
Carlin
1:26.625
26
12
Sean Gelael
PREMA Racing
1:26.733
29
13
J.M. Correa
Sauber Junior T.
1:26.882
24
14
Ralph Boschung
Trident
1:27.076
14
15
R. Verschoor
MP Motorsport
1:27.102
20
16
Jack Aitken
Campos Racing
1:27.227
24
17
Jordan King
MP Motorsport
1:27.317
11
18
Anthoine Hubert
BWT Arden
1:27.551
31
19
Tatiana Caldéron
BWT Arden
1:28.515
33
20
D. Boccolacci
Campos Racing
1:28.903
26

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