Hockenheim GP3: Richie Stanaway tops free practice for Status GP
|By Charles Bradley||Friday, July 18th 2014, 16:46 GMT|
Silverstone race winner Richie Stanaway maintained his good GP3 form by heading the 45-minute free practice session at Hockenheim on Friday evening.
Status Grand Prix racer Stanaway jumped to the top of the times with five minutes remaining, lapping the German GP venue in 1m29.473s.
The Kiwi headed ART's Marvin Kirchhofer by a fifth of a second, with Stanaway's team-mate Nick Yelloly third fastest, 0.256s down on the top time.
Yelloly's fellow Briton Dino Zamparelli was fourth fastest for ART, ahead of Patrick Kujala and another Briton, Emil Berstorff.
Points leader Alex Lynn was eighth fastest for Carlin, 0.62s off the pace, while title rival Jimmy Eriksson was down in 22nd, 1.506s off Stanaway's time.
Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps 1. Richie Stanaway Status 1m29.473s 16 2. Marvin Kirchhofer ART 1m29.678s +0.205s 18 3. Nick Yelloly Status 1m29.729s +0.256s 14 4. Dino Zamparelli ART 1m29.740s +0.26?s 18 5. Patrick Kujala Manor 1m29.792s +0.319s 20 6. Emil Bernstorff Carlin 1m29.814s +0.341s 18 7. Patric Niederhauser Arden 1m30.085s +0.612s 21 8. Alex Lynn Carlin 1m30.093s +0.620s 1? 9. Roman de Beer Trident 1m30.241s +0.768s 20 10. Riccardo Agostini Hilmer 1m30.295s +0.822s 18 11. Dean Stoneman Manor 1m30.352s +0.879s 18 12. Alex Fontana ART 1m30.459s +0.986s 19 13. Mitchell Gilbert Trident 1m30.475s +1.002s 17 14. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 1m30.543s +1.070s 18 15. Sebastian Balthasar Hilmer 1m30.609s +1.136s 25 16. Robert Visoiu Arden 1m30.621s +1.148s 20 17. Pal Varhaug Jenzer 1m30.627s +1.154s 22 18. Matheo Tuscher Jenzer 1m30.706s +1.233s 22 19. Nelson Mason Hilmer 1m30.727s +1.254s 18 20. Jann Mardenborough Arden 1m30.768s +1.295s 22 21. Alfonso Celis Status 1m30.770s +1.29?s 18 22. Jimmy Eriksson Koiranen 1m30.979s +1.506s 16 23. Ryan Cullen Manor 1m31.166s +1.693s 22 24. Adderly Fong Jenzer 1m31.792s +2.319s 13 25. Victor Carbone Trident 1m31.813s +2.340s 14 26. Santiago Urrutia Koiranen 1m32.401s +2.928s 18 27. Carmen Jorda Koiranen 1m35.289s +5.816s 19