Algarve European F3: Calum Ilott and Jake Dennis lead practice

Carlin's Callum Ilott and Prema Powerteam's Jake Dennis shared the fastest times in the two Formula 3 European Championship practice sessions at the Algarve circuit

Algarve European F3: Calum Ilott and Jake Dennis lead practice

Dennis set the fastest lap of both sessions in the second, his time of 1m42.101s proving to be just 0.021 seconds quicker than Ilott's best lap of the first.

The Prema driver's time was set in the final five minutes of the practice, displacing Ferrari protege Lance Stroll from the top, before Felix Rosenqvist moved to second just 0.063s down on team-mate Dennis.

Third was his title rival Antonio Giovinazzi, who came out on top against Motopark's Marcus Pommer. The German was fourth in both sessions.

Sergio Sette Camara had been Ilott's nearest challenger in the opening session, with Japanese F3 leader and Prema newcomer Nick Cassidy third.

Championship leader Giovinazzi had a quiet start, finishing 22nd in his first outing before his later third place.

Alexander Sims marked the Hitech team name's return to motorsport with a best finish of 17th in the opening session.

PRACTICE ONE TIMES:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap Laps
1 Callum Ilott Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.122s - 16
2 Sergio Sette Camara Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.179s 0.057s 18
3 Nick Cassidy Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.248s 0.126s 19
4 Markus Pommer Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.324s 0.202s 17
5 Gustavo Menezes Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.336s 0.214s 16
6 Jake Dennis Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.391s 0.269s 18
7 Felix Rosenqvist Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.433s 0.311s 18
8 Alexander Albon Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.445s 0.323s 17
9 George Russell Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.499s 0.377s 18
10 Sam MacLeod Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.620s 0.498s 21
11 Dorian Boccolacci Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.679s 0.557s 19
12 Julio Moreno ThreeBond with T-Sport Dallara/NBE 1m42.681s 0.559s 17
13 Alessio Lorandi Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.684s 0.562s 18
14 Lance Stroll Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.721s 0.599s 17
15 Pietro Fittipaldi Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.735s 0.613s 19
16 Nabil Jeffri Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.738s 0.616s 19
17 Alexander Sims Hitech GP Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.760s 0.638s 7
18 Charles Leclerc Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.785s 0.663s 17
19 Santino Ferrucci KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.850s 0.728s 16
20 Arjun Maini Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.862s 0.740s 17
21 Mikkel Jensen KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.908s 0.786s 16
22 Antonio Giovinazzi Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.926s 0.804s 17
23 Raoul Hyman Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.999s 0.877s 15
24 Ryan Tveter Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.145s 1.023s 20
25 Maximilian Guenther KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.148s 1.026s 15
26 Michele Beretta KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.194s 1.072s 15
27 Matt Solomon Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.350s 1.228s 17
28 Matt Rao Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.433s 1.311s 18
29 Mahaveer Raghunathan Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.480s 1.358s 18
30 Tatiana Calderon Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.493s 1.371s 19
31 Zhi Cong Li Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.692s 1.570s 18
32 Andy Chang Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.702s 1.580s 19

PRACTICE TWO TIMES:

Pos Driver Team Car Time Gap Laps
1 Jake Dennis Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.101s - 11
2 Felix Rosenqvist Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.164s 0.063s 15
3 Antonio Giovinazzi Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.386s 0.285s 15
4 Markus Pommer Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.395s 0.294s 13
5 Lance Stroll Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.418s 0.317s 14
6 Sam MacLeod Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.508s 0.407s 15
7 Maximilian Guenther KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.512s 0.411s 16
8 Alexander Albon Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.517s 0.416s 13
9 Callum Ilott Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.520s 0.419s 16
10 Sergio Sette Camara Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.570s 0.469s 12
11 Arjun Maini Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.618s 0.517s 15
12 Nabil Jeffri Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.670s 0.569s 13
13 Charles Leclerc Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.702s 0.601s 16
14 Alessio Lorandi Van Amersfoort Racing Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.748s 0.647s 17
15 George Russell Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.758s 0.657s 14
16 Nick Cassidy Prema Powerteam Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.817s 0.716s 14
17 Alexander Sims Hitech GP Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.833s 0.732s 8
18 Gustavo Menezes Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m42.945s 0.844s 12
19 Mikkel Jensen KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m42.997s 0.896s 12
20 Dorian Boccolacci Signature Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.045s 0.944s 14
21 Pietro Fittipaldi Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.050s 0.949s 12
22 Michele Beretta KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.060s 0.959s 16
23 Raoul Hyman Team West-Tec F3 Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.061s 0.960s 16
24 Ryan Tveter Jagonya Ayam with Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.112s 1.011s 14
25 Santino Ferrucci KFZTeile24 Mucke Motorsport Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.243s 1.142s 15
26 Matt Solomon Double R Racing Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.258s 1.157s 18
27 Andy Chang Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.472s 1.371s 14
28 Tatiana Calderon Carlin Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.476s 1.375s 12
29 Matt Rao Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m43.487s 1.386s 14
30 Mahaveer Raghunathan Motopark Dallara/Volkswagen 1m43.766s 1.665s 18
31 Julio Moreno ThreeBond with T-Sport Dallara/NBE 1m43.933s 1.832s 12
32 Zhi Cong Li Fortec Motorsports Dallara/Mercedes 1m44.245s 2.144s 14


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