Rossiter Fastest in Hockenheim Test

James Rossiter has run fastest overall despite the extremely wet conditions during the first of two days of the Formula Three Euroseries pre-season test at Hockenheimring

Rossiter Fastest in Hockenheim Test

The top three times, set by Rossiter, Adrian Sutil and Loic Duval, were all earning in the morning session, with everyone else running at their quickest later in the day. Given the conditions, all teams took the opportunity to fine tune their wet weather set ups.

The only driver not to make an appearance at the test was Thomas Holzer, who had a large crash during a test last week at Spa Francorchamps. His team, AM-Holzer Rennsport, is the only team using a Mygale chassis, and the extent of the damage meant that repairs could not be effected in time for this test.

Formula Three Euroseries Test Day One, Hockenheim:

 Pos Driver Team Engine/Chassis Time Laps
1. James Rossiter (GBR) Signature-Plus Opel Dallara F305 1:53.470 72 2. Adrian Sutil (GER) ASM F3 Mercedes Dallara F305 1:53.907 53 3. Loic Duval (FRA) Signature-Plus Opel Dallara F305 1:54.416 88 4. Paul di Resta (GBR) Manor Motorsport Mercedes Dallara F305 1:54.463 71 5. Marco Bonanomi (ITA) Prema Powerteam Opel Dallara F305 1:54.804 87 6. Lewis Hamilton (GBR) ASM F3 Mercedes Dallara F305 1:54.998 74 7. Franck Perera (ITA) Prema Powerteam Opel Dallara F305 1:55.218 70 8. Lucas di Grassi (GBR) Manor Motorsport Mercedes Dallara F305 1:55.277 64 9. Atila Abreu (BRA) ASL Mücke Motorsport Mercedes Dallara F305 1:55.300 74 10. Esteban Guerrieri (GER) Team Midland Tom's Toyota Dallara F305 1:55.597 65 11. Sebastian Vettel (GER) ASL Mücke Motorsport Mercedes Dallara F305 1:55.917 38 12. Giedo van der Garde (NED) Team Rosberg Opel Dallara F305 1:56.226 90 13. Pascal Kochem (GER) Team Midland Tom's Toyota Dallara F305 1:56.359 52 14. Kohei Hirate (GER) Team Rosberg Opel Dallara F305 1:56.680 59 15. Hannes Neuhauser (AUS) HBR Motorsport Mercedes Dallara F305 1:56.743 52 16. Alejandro Nunez (ESP) HBR Motorsport Opel Dallara F305 1:56.744 70 17. Gregory Franchi (BEL) Prema Powerteam Opel Dallara F305 1:56.912 73 18. Ross Zwolsman (NED) Opel Dallara F305 1:56.992 89 19. Guillaume Moreau (FRA) Signature Opel Dallara F305 1:57.000 97 20. Fabio Carbone (FRA) Signature Opel SLC R1 1:57.464 34 21. Filip Salaquarda (CEZ) Team I.S.R. Opel Dallara F305 1:57.665 74

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