Valtteri Bottas tops second GP3 practice in Hungary

Valtteri Bottas led an ART Grand Prix one-two in the second GP3 free practice session at the Hungaroring

Valtteri Bottas tops second GP3 practice in Hungary

The Finn edged his team-mate and this morning's pacesetter James Calado by just 0.064 seconds, while the pair enjoyed a gap of 0.2s over their closest challenger.

That role eventually went to Addax's Tom Dillmann, who made a late improvement to jump Mitch Evans (MW Arden) for third place with just over a minute to go. The Frenchman had been on course to better his time earlier on, but he backed off in the second sector to give himself clear space for another flying lap.

Antonio Felix da Costa was next up for Status, while Manor's Rio Haryanto was another to save his best lap for the end as he moved up to sixth.

Championship leader Alexander Sims brought a difficult day to an end down in 18th position. The Status driver had ended up 26th in the morning's disrupted session, and he was unable to put that right in the afternoon despite getting a handful of reasonably clear laps.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Valtteri Bottas ART 1m37.947s 2. James Calado ART 1m38.011s + 0.064s 3. Tom Dillmann Addax 1m38.233s + 0.286s 4. Mitch Evans MW Arden 1m38.287s + 0.340s 5. Antonio Felix da Costa Status 1m38.463s + 0.516s 6. Rio Haryanto Manor 1m38.470s + 0.523s 7. Nico Muller Jenzer 1m38.491s + 0.544s 8. Michael Christensen RSC Mucke 1m38.626s + 0.679s 9. Simon Trummer MW Arden  1m38.653s + 0.706s 10. Vittorio Ghirelli Jenzer 1m38.702s + 0.755s 11. Lewis Williamson MW Arden 1m38.712s + 0.765s 12. Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Manor 1m38.779s + 0.832s 13. Ivan Lukashevich Status 1m38.869s + 0.922s 14. Aaro Vainio Tech 1 1m38.875s + 0.928s 15. Marlon Stockinger Atech CRS 1m38.902s + 0.955s 16. Matias Laine Manor 1m38.932s + 0.985s 17. Conor Daly Carlin 1m38.934s + 0.987s 18. Alexander Sims Status 1m39.074s + 1.127s 19. Tamas Pal Kiss Tech 1 1m39.170s + 1.223s 20. Nick Yelloly Atech CRS 1m39.219s + 1.272s 21. Nigel Melker RSC Mucke 1m39.231s + 1.284s 22. Dean Smith Addax 1m39.262s + 1.315s 23. Zoel Amberg Atech CRS 1m39.316s + 1.369s 24. Maxim Zimin Jenzer 1m39.329s + 1.382s 25. Pedro Nunes ART 1m39.408s + 1.461s 26. Leonardo Cordeiro Carlin 1m39.669s + 1.722s 27. Luciano Bacheta RSC Mucke 1m40.288s + 2.341s 28. Thomas Hylkema Tech 1 1m40.399s + 2.452s 29. Callum MacLeod Carlin 1m40.617s + 2.670s 30. Gabby Chaves Addax 
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