Misano day 1: Klien sets the pace

The opening day of the second official test for the new Formula 3 Euroseries at Misano in Italy had a new face at the top of the times, as Formula Renault graduate Christian Klien set the pace in his Mucke Motorsport Dallara-Mercedes

Misano day 1: Klien sets the pace

Consistent Australian Ryan Briscoe was next up in his Prema Dallara-Opel, a couple of tenths behind Klien, with Bernhard Auinger getting on the pace with his Toyota-powered TME Racing entry to make it two Austrians in the top three.

Robert Kubica was next up for Prema, with Adria pacesetter Olivier Pla (ASM Dallara-Merc) and Andreas Zuber (Team Rosberg) rounding out the top six in his Dallara-Opel.

Testing continues tomorrow.


1 Christian Klien (Mucke Motorsport) Dallara-Mercedes 1m23.555s
2 Ryan Briscoe (Prema Powerteam) Dallara-Opel 1m23.761s
3 Bernhard Auinger (Superfund TME Racing) Dallara-Toyota 1m23.768s
4 Robert Kubica (Prema Powerteam) Dallara-Opel 1m24.023s
5 Olivier Pla (ASM) Dallara-Mercedes 1m24.203s
6 Andreas Zuber (Team Rosberg) Dallara-Opel 1m24.269s
7 Alexander Margeritis (Margeritis) Dallara-Opel 1m24.294s
8 Richard Lietz (HBR Motorsport) Dallara-Opel 1m24.294s
9 Jan Heylen (Team Kolles) Dallara-Mercedes 1m24.348s
10 Alexandre Premat (ASM) Dallara-Mercedes 1m24.354s

shares
comments
Adria day 2: Pla powers to the top

Previous article

Adria day 2: Pla powers to the top

Next article

Misano day 2: Briscoe back on top

Misano day 2: Briscoe back on top
Load comments
How the latest 'son of' youngster found his feet in F3 Plus

How the latest 'son of' youngster found his feet in F3

After a promising start to his single-seater racing career, life in the Formula 1 feeder series gave Jack Doohan a reality check. But, following a year of learning and toiling, the driver with one of the most famous surnames on the Formula 3 grid isn’t feeling the weight of expectation pushing down too hard on him any longer

FIA F3
Jun 30, 2021
The Monaco win that started another triple crown Plus

The Monaco win that started another triple crown

30 years ago, victory in the Monaco Grand Prix-supporting Formula 3 race – then a showpiece invitational event – began a young Jorg Muller’s pursuit of a unique set of street circuit wins that he’d later complete at Macau and Pau

FIA F3
May 21, 2021
How two F3 stars face new challenges from very different perspectives Plus

How two F3 stars face new challenges from very different perspectives

ART Grand Prix team-mates Frederik Vesti and Juan Manuel Correa's paths to the 2021 FIA Formula 3 Championship grid couldn’t have been further apart, but both are using the same focus for different goals

FIA F3
May 5, 2021
Why Correa's return is the feelgood story racing needed Plus

Why Correa's return is the feelgood story racing needed

Juan Manuel Correa has had a long road to recovery from that horrific day at Spa in 2019. ART's decision to give him his race return in FIA Formula 3 in 2021 is a victory in itself, but his determination will surely - in time - have him fighting for bigger things

FIA F3
Feb 2, 2021
Why Piastri's F3 title was better than results suggested Plus

Why Piastri's F3 title was better than results suggested

F3 rookie Oscar Piastri only just snatched the 2020 title with Prema Racing, but the setbacks he overcame to do so suggest that Renault's next Australian talent is one destined for the top

FIA F3
Jan 12, 2021
The ground-effect wonder behind a generation of F1 stars Plus

The ground-effect wonder behind a generation of F1 stars

Recently named as Autosport's greatest single-seater, Ralt's RT3 launched a plethora of superstar drivers through the early 1980s, and established the constructor as the go-to place for your single-seater weapon

FIA F3
Dec 8, 2020
The Macau GP's greatest moments Plus

The Macau GP's greatest moments

Coronavirus restrictions mean this weekend's Macau GP will have a very different feel, with the usual F3 jamboree replaced by Chinese F4. But in past years, the event has provided some seminal moments in the careers of future world champions

FIA F3
Nov 20, 2020
Rating the prospects of the 2020 F3 title contenders Plus

Rating the prospects of the 2020 F3 title contenders

With the title race finely poised ahead of the final triple-header, a category returnee who raced George Russell in his F3 days lends Autosport his thoughts on the ones to watch

FIA F3
Aug 25, 2020