Double R pair top Snetterton test

Double R pairing Daisuke Nakajima and Carlos Huertas set the pace during the second day of the first official British Formula 3 pre-season test at Snetterton today

Double R pair top Snetterton test

With conditions much improved compared to the first day of running on Wednesday, Honda-backed Japanese driver Nakajima lapped the Norfolk track in 1m02.109s - within 0.04s of last season's pole time, to lead the way.

Nakajima edged out his Colombian team-mate Huertas by just 0.008s, while Carlin trio Adriano Buzaid, Jean-Eric Vergne, and wet weather pacesetter James Calado, locked out the next three places.

Fortec's Oli Webb was fastest in the damp morning session, but damaged a wheel during the drier afternoon running and wound up seventh fastest, just behind Hitech rookie Will Buller.

T-Sport team-mates Menasheh Idafar and James Cole once again led the National Class.

Pos Driver Team Car Time 1. Daisuke Nakajima Double R D/M 1m02.109s 2. Carlos Huertas Double R D/M 1m02.117s 3. Adriano Buzaid Carlin D/V 1m02.120s 4. Jean-Eric Vergne Carlin D/V 1m02.146s 5. James Calado Carlin D/V 1m02.257s 6. William Buller Hitech D/V 1m02.274s 7. Oli Webb Fortec D/M 1m02.370s 8. Jazeman Jaafar Carlin D/V 1m02.587s 9. Felipe Nasr Double R D/M 1m02.588s 10. Daniel McKenzie Fortec D/M 1m02.599s 11. Hywel Lloyd CF Racing D/M 1m02.703s 12. Rupert Svendsen-Cook Carlin D/V 1m02.711s 13. Alex Brundle T-Sport D/V 1m02.895s 14. Menasheh Idafar T-Sport D/H 1m03.029s 15. James Cole T-Sport D/H 1m03.364s 16. Lucas Foresti Hitech D/V 1m03.411s 17. Gabriel Dias Hitech D/V 1m03.500s 18. Jordan Oakes West-Tec D/H 1m03.691s 19. Craig Rieff Litespeed S/H 1m04.280s 20. Adderley Fong Sino Vision D/M 1m04.911s 21. Pietro Fantin Hitech D/V 1m06.861s 
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