Matthew Parry leads Friday's GP3 Series test at Valencia

Koiranen GP driver Matthew Parry topped the timings in a rain-affected second day of GP3 Series testing at Valencia

Matthew Parry leads Friday's GP3 Series test at Valencia

Heavy rain before the session meant the drivers had to be especially cautious early on, but the rain eased off and the track conditions improved throughout the morning.

The times came tumbling down in the final few minutes before the break, and Parry just managed to go first, with the top three separated by less than a tenth.

ART GP drivers Nirei Fukuzumi, Charles Leclerc, and Alexander Albon went second, third and fourth fastest respectively, with Thursday's pacesetter Arthur Janosz rounding off the top five.

The second half of testing consisted mainly of high fuel runs, and with the track still cold none of the 24 drivers managed a time under 1m22s.

Leclerc posted the fastest time in the afternoon, followed by Jake Hughes for DAMS in second, and Parry in third.

There was a short red flag in the morning's session when Parry's team-mate Ralph Boschung stopped on the start line.

The Koiranen team managed to sort out the issue and he went on to post the fifth fastest time in the afternoon.

MORNING TIMES

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Matt Parry Koiranen GP 1m21.476s - 41
2 Nirei Fukuzumi ART Grand Prix 1m21.560s 0.084s 52
3 Charles Leclerc ART Grand Prix 1m21.564s 0.088s 50
4 Alexander Albon ART Grand Prix 1m21.598s 0.122s 53
5 Artur Janosz Trident 1m21.673s 0.197s 56
6 Nyck de Vries ART Grand Prix 1m21.697s 0.221s 53
7 Oscar Tunjo Jenzer Motorsport 1m21.796s 0.320s 48
8 Antonio Fuoco Trident 1m21.820s 0.344s 49
9 Alex Palou Campos Racing 1m21.989s 0.513s 45
10 Jake Hughes DAMS 1m22.016s 0.540s 45
11 Jack Aitken Arden International 1m22.041s 0.565s 54
12 Matevos Isaakyan Koiranen GP 1m22.056s 0.580s 46
13 Akash Nandy Jenzer Motorsport 1m22.088s 0.612s 54
14 Santino Ferrucci DAMS 1m22.147s 0.671s 41
15 Jake Dennis Arden International 1m22.189s 0.713s 57
16 Kevin Jorg DAMS 1m22.203s 0.727s 48
17 Giuliano Alesi Trident 1m22.340s 0.864s 53
18 Sandy Stuvik Trident 1m22.340s 0.864s 45
19 Mahaveer Raghunathan Koiranen GP 1m22.477s 1.001s 52
20 Richard Gonda Jenzer Motorsport 1m22.505s 1.029s 60
21 Tatiana Calderon Arden International 1m22.531s 1.055s 49
22 Steijn Schothorst Campos Racing 1m22.847s 1.371s 28
23 Konstantin Tereschenko Campos Racing 1m22.850s 1.374s 29
24 Ralph Boschung Koiranen GP 1m23.466s 1.990s 28

AFTERNOON TIMES

Pos Driver Team Time Gap Laps
1 Charles Leclerc ART Grand Prix 1m22.089s - 34
2 Jake Hughes DAMS 1m22.166s 0.077s 46
3 Matt Parry Koiranen GP 1m22.195s 0.106s 46
4 Santino Ferrucci DAMS 1m22.243s 0.154s 42
5 Ralph Boschung Koiranen GP 1m22.366s 0.277s 54
6 Kevin Jorg DAMS 1m22.433s 0.344s 38
7 Nirei Fukuzumi ART Grand Prix 1m22.500s 0.411s 63
8 Alexander Albon ART Grand Prix 1m22.509s 0.420s 49
9 Jake Dennis Arden International 1m22.531s 0.442s 47
10 Konstantin Tereschenko Campos Racing 1m22.598s 0.509s 31
11 Nyck de Vries ART Grand Prix 1m22.621s 0.532s 64
12 Artur Janosz Trident 1m22.627s 0.538s 38
13 Giuliano Alesi Trident 1m22.686s 0.597s 39
14 Steijn Schothorst Campos Racing 1m22.725s 0.636s 40
15 Sandy Stuvik Trident 1m22.775s 0.686s 46
16 Alex Palou Campos Racing 1m22.833s 0.744s 34
17 Richard Gonda Jenzer Motorsport 1m22.878s 0.789s 34
18 Tatiana Calderon Arden International 1m22.951s 0.862s 38
19 Antonio Fuoco Trident 1m23.007s 0.918s 53
20 Akash Nandy Jenzer Motorsport 1m23.169s 1.080s 49
21 Oscar Tunjo Jenzer Motorsport 1m23.232s 1.143s 45
22 Mahaveer Raghunathan Koiranen GP 1m23.505s 1.416s 29
23 Jack Aitken Arden International 1m24.961s 2.872s 48
24 Matevos Isaakyan Koiranen GP 1m25.078s 2.989s 42

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