Facu Regalia quickest as GP3 Hungaroring test concludes

ART's Facu Regalia set the fastest time on the final day of GP3 testing at the Hungaroring

Facu Regalia quickest as GP3 Hungaroring test concludes

The Argentinian set a 1m32.341s with five minutes remaining of a morning session beset by changeable weather conditions.

Day one pacesetter Kevin Korjus topped the timesheets early on a damp track for the Koiranen team, before Bamboo-engineering's Melville McKee broke the 1m33s barrier just before mid-session, when showers hit.

With 15 minutes to go track conditions began to improve and the rain held off long enough for dry running before the end of the session.

Carlin's Nick Yelloly and Bamboo's Lewis Williamson both broke the 1m32s barrier on new Pirelli rubber, but neither could match Regalia, who ended the morning on top.

The afternoon session featured a flurry of early activity when the track was dry, with Koiranen's Aaro Vainio setting the quickest time before the red flags came out for heavy rain on the circuit.

After a 35-minute stoppage track conditions improved but remained damp, catching out Regalia and Carlin's Eric Lichtenstein, both of whom brought out further red flags.

Manor's Ryan Cullen brought the test to a premature close after clipping the guardrail shortly before the session's planned end.

Morning times
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Facu Regalia ART 1m32.341s 23 2. Lewis Williamson Bamboo 1m32.717s 24 3. Nick Yelloly Carlin 1m32.948s 33 4. Daniil Kvyat MW Arden 1m32.971s 29 5. Carlos Sainz MW Arden 1m33.119s 32 6. Patrick Kujala Koiranen 1m33.339s 11 7. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m33.371s 33 8. Jack Harvey ART 1m33.384s 34 9. Alex Fontana Jenzer 1m33.472s 29 10. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m33.530s 30 11. Melville McKee Bamboo 1m33.568s 16 12. Conor Daly ART 1m33.591s 23 13. David Fumanelli Trident 1m33.627s 32 14. Giovanni Venturini Trident 1m33.660s 35 15. Dino Zamparelli Manor 1m33.766s 30 16. Kevin Korjus Koiranen 1m33.799s 9 17. Robert Visoiu MW Arden 1m34.005s 28 18. Eric Lichtenstein Carlin 1m34.140s 34 19. Emanuele Zonzini Trident 1m34.449s 28 20. Jimmy Eriksson Status 1m34.589s 31 21. Samin Gomez Jenzer 1m34.814s 32 22. Aaro Vainio Koiranen 1m34.866s 9 23. Adderly Fong Status 1m35.167s 35 24. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 1m35.417s 29 25. Ryan Cullen Manor 1m36.280s 34 26. Josh Webster Status 1m36.983s 14 27. Carmen Jorda Bamboo 1m37.299s 22 Afternoon times
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Aaro Vainio Koiranen 1m32.993s 20 2. Patrick Kujala Koiranen 1m33.622s 14 3. Giovanni Venturini Trident 1m33.869s 11 4. Josh Webster Status 1m34.851s 11 5. Carlos Sainz MW Arden 1m36.065s 18 6. Adderly Fong Status 1m36.115s 14 7. Daniil Kvyat MW Arden 1m36.448s 11 8. Kevin Korjus Koiranen 1m38.459s 18 9. Conor Daly ART 1m38.932s 14 10. Emanuele Zonzini Trident 1m39.811s 12 11. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 1m43.506s 18 12. Melville McKee Bamboo 1m47.290s 16 13. Nick Yelloly Carlin 1m47.829s 14 14. Jack Harvey ART 1m51.290s 12 15. Alex Fontana Jenzer 1m52.640s 10 16. Eric Lichtenstein Carlin 1m53.001s 21 17. Jimmy Eriksson Status 1m53.320s 12 18. Dino Zamparelli Manor 1m53.652s 17 19. Carmen Jorda Bamboo 1m53.824s 12 20. Facu Regalia ART 1m53.933s 10 21. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m54.422s 16 22. Samin Gomez Jenzer 1m54.734s 13 23. David Fumanelli Trident 1m57.028s 9 24. Ryan Cullen Manor 1m57.913s 18 25. Lewis Williamson Bamboo 1m58.056s 8 26. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m58.092s 10 27. Robert Visoiu MW Arden 2m02.381s 8 
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