Kevin Korjus fastest on first day of GP3 testing at the Hungaroring

Kevin Korjus topped the timesheets for Koiranen GP on the opening day of GP3 Series testing at the Hungaroring

Kevin Korjus fastest on first day of GP3 testing at the Hungaroring

Korjus managed a 1m32.530s in the morning session - a new GP3 record in Hungary - to head 2010 McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award winner Lewis Williamson and his Bamboo team-mate Melville McKee.

Rain hit before the start of the afternoon session, with multiple drivers being caught out by the conditions. Status GP's Adderly Fong was the first victim as he slid into the gravel at Turn 10 just after the start of the session.

Dino Zamparelli followed shortly after, hitting the barrier at Turn 3 and bringing out the red flag.

After a short break the track began to dry and times tumbled. Four drivers led the session before Williamson managed a 1m33.710s just before the heavens opened for a second time.

Jenzer's Patric Niederhauser went off at Turn 11 just as the rain began to fall harder, after which the drivers remained in the pits for the last few minutes of the session.

The two-day test resumes on Thursday, with teams then heading to Valencia for the second round of the championship on June 15-16.

Morning times
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Kevin Korjus Koiranen 1m32.530s 14 2. Lewis Williamson Bamboo 1m32.781s 19 3. Melville McKee Bamboo 1m33.021s 20 4. Facu Regalia ART 1m33.027s 11 5. Alex Fontana Jenzer 1m33.045s 20 6. Daniil Kvyat MW Arden 1m33.332s 28 7. Aaro Vainio Koiranen 1m33.536s 16 8. David Fumanelli Trident 1m33.547s 22 9. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m33.579s 27 10. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m33.746s 19 11. Patrick Kujala Koiranen 1m33.758s 13 12. Nick Yelloly Carlin 1m33.766s 29 13. Conor Daly ART 1m33.773s 11 14. Carlos Sainz MW Arden 1m33.965s 26 15. Robert Visoiu MW Arden 1m34.201s 27 16. Giovanni Venturini Trident 1m34.278s 22 17. Jack Harvey ART 1m34.416s 12 18. Dino Zamparelli Manor 1m34.519s 28 19. Josh Webster Status 1m34.915s 32 20. Emanuele Zonzini Trident 1m35.574s 19 21. Adderly Fong Status 1m36.236s 23 22. Samin Gomez Jenzer 1m36.364s 22 23. Eric Lichtenstein Carlin 1m36.530s 24 24. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 1m36.568s 28 25. Jimmy Eriksson Status 1m37.057s 24 26. Ryan Cullen Manor 1m38.037s 27 27. Carmen Jorda Bamboo no time 22 Afternoon times
Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Lewis Williamson Bamboo 1m33.710s 24 2. Daniil Kvyat MW Arden 1m33.801s 9 3. Nick Yelloly Carlin 1m33.942s 20 4. Carlos Sainz MW Arden 1m34.299s 12 5. Aaro Vainio Koiranen 1m34.624s 17 6. Tio Ellinas Manor 1m34.803s 21 7. Jimmy Eriksson Status 1m35.007s 19 8. Adderly Fong Status 1m35.017s 5 9. Robert Visoiu MW Arden 1m35.077s 12 10. Josh Webster Status 1m35.353s 14 11. Eric Lichtenstein Carlin 1m35.459s 29 12. Giovanni Venturini Trident  1m35.500s 19 13. Luis Sa Silva Carlin 1m35.991s 14 14. Melville McKee Bamboo 1m36.180s 15 15. Samin Gomez Jenzer 1m36.705s 18 16. Kevin Korjus Koiranen 1m36.888s 15 17. Conor Daly ART 1m37.813s 18 18. Patric Kujala Koiranen 1m37.824s 21 19. David Fumanelli Trident 1m37.837s 11 20. Emanuele Zonzini Trident 1m38.684s 14 21. Carmen Jorda Bamboo 1m39.182s 18 22. Patric Niederhauser Jenzer 1m39.426s 8 23. Facu Regalia ART 1m51.354s 14 24. Alex Fontana Jenzer 1m53.582s 13 25. Ryan Cullen Manor 1m54.485s 8 26. Dino Zamparelli Manor no time 27. Jack Harvey ART no time 
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