Mitch Evans topped the second day of GP3 testing at Silverstone on Thursday.
The MW Arden driver, who is the standout championship favourite ahead of the season, moved to the top of the times early in the afternoon session as track conditions improved after a damp start to the day.
Evans knocked Carlin's Antonio Felix da Costa off the top spot after the Portuguese driver had led the way following a flurry of activity before lunch when the track dried out.
Conor Daly and Tio Ellinas were among the other drivers to have brief spells at the head of the field before lunch, and their times stood through the afternoon running to leave them third and fourth on the day.
New Carlin signing Will Buller set the fifth fastest time, while Evans's closest challenger in the afternoon - Robert Visoiu - rounded out the top six for the day.
Morning session: Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Antonio Felix Da Costa Carlin 1m50.457s 2. Conor Daly Lotus 1m50.561s + 0.104s 3. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m50.595s + 0.138s 4. William Buller Carlin 1m50.655s + 0.198s 5. David Fumanelli MW Arden 1m50.740s + 0.283s 6. Marlon Stockinger Status 1m50.815s + 0.358s 7. Aaro Vainio Lotus 1m50.886s + 0.429s 8. Daniel Abt Lotus 1m50.915s + 0.458s 9. Matias Laine MW Arden 1m51.069s + 0.612s 10. Kevin Ceccon Ocean 1m51.072s + 0.615s 11. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m51.376s + 0.919s 12. Alex Brundle Carlin 1m51.400s + 0.943s 13. Mitch Evans MW Arden 1m51.420s + 0.963s 14. Robert Visoiu Jenzer 1m51.857s + 1.400s 15. Tamas Pal Kiss Atech 1m51.909s + 1.452s 16. Fabiano Machado Manor 1m51.920s + 1.463s 17. Alice Powell Status 1m51.974s + 1.517s 18. Dmitry Suranovich Manor 1m52.046s + 1.589s 19. Kotaro Sakurai Status 1m52.085s + 1.628s 20. Antonio Spavone Trident 1m52.334s + 1.877s 21. John Wartique Atech 1m53.352s + 2.895s 22. Ethan Ringel Atech 1m54.160s + 3.703s 23. Robert Cregan Ocean 1m54.632s + 4.175s 24. Vicky Piria Trident 1m55.488s + 5.031s 25. Carmen Jorda Ocean 1m55.616s + 5.159s 26. Maxim Zimin Jenzer 1m59.432s + 8.975s Afternoon session: Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Mitch Evans MW Arden 1m50.150s 2. Robert Visoiu Jenzer 1m50.662s + 0.512s 3. Aaro Vainio Lotus 1m50.840s + 0.690s 4. David Fumanelli MW Arden 1m50.908s + 0.758s 5. Daniel Abt Lotus 1m51.133s + 0.983s 6. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m51.173s + 1.023s 7. Marlon Stockinger Status 1m51.217s + 1.067s 8. Conor Daly Lotus 1m51.253s + 1.103s 9. Matias Laine MW Arden 1m51.423s + 1.273s 10. Alex Brundle Carlin 1m51.439s + 1.289s 11. Maxim Zimin Jenzer 1m51.503s + 1.353s 12. William Buller Carlin 1m51.538s + 1.388s 13. Tamas Pal Kiss Atech 1m51.627s + 1.477s 14. Antonio Felix Da Costa Carlin 1m51.661s + 1.511s 15. Kevin Ceccon Ocean 1m51.688s + 1.538s 16. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m51.840s + 1.690s 17. Kotaro Sakurai Status 1m51.920s + 1.770s 18. Antonio Spavone Trident 1m52.278s + 2.128s 19. Alice Powell Status 1m52.299s + 2.149s 20. Fabiano Machado Manor 1m52.417s + 2.267s 21. Dmitry Suranovich Manor 1m52.713s + 2.563s 22. Robert Cregan Ocean 1m52.817s + 2.667s 23. John Wartique Atech 1m53.015s + 2.865s 24. Ethan Ringel Atech 1m53.480s + 3.330s 25. Vicky Piria Trident 1m53.851s + 3.701s 26. Carmen Jorda Ocean 1m55.248s + 5.098s
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