Williamson quickest in Hungary

Lewis Williamson set the pace on the first day of GP3 summer testing at the Hungaroring as the MW Arden team dominated proceedings

Williamson quickest in Hungary

The McLaren AUTOSPORT BRDC Award winner had been only ninth quickest during a dry, but cool morning session.

But he leapt to the top of the timesheets after finding a second on fresh tyres during the afternoon and lapping in a time of 1m38.330s.

Most of the field gave over a large part of the afternoon to working on race set-up ahead of the competitive debut of the Pirelli soft tyre at the Valencia street circuit later this month, but repeated Williamson's trick of going for a few laps on new tyres later on.

Alexander Sims went second fastest for Status Grand Prix, 0.132s slower than Williamson, while Manor Racing's Adrian Quaife-Hobbs, 0.157s down, made it an all-British 1-2-3.

Kiwi Mitch Evans went quickest in the morning session for MW Arden, and his 1m38.508s time would stand as his quickest time of the day and the fourth best overall. He was the only man in the top 10 not to improve during the afternoon.

James Calado (ART) was fifth quickest, ahead of former Carlin driver Tom Dillmann, who was having a one-off outing with Addax.

Status driver Antonio Felix da Costa, RSC Mucke duo Michael Christensen and Nigel Melker - the latter the championship leader - and ART's Valtteri Bottas completed the top 10.

Morning times

Pos Driver Team Time Laps 1. Mitch Evans MW Arden 1:38.508 25
2. Michael Christensen RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:38.823 + 0.315 20
3. Nico Müller Jenzer Motorsport 1:38.879 + 0.371 17
4. Valtteri Bottas Lotus ART 1:39.036 + 0.528 26
5. James Calado Lotus ART 1:39.108 + 0.600 21
6. Antonio Felix Da Costa Status Grand Prix 1:39.111 + 0.603 32
7. Tamas Pal Kiss Tech 1 Racing 1:39.140 + 0.632 24
8. Gabby Chaves Addax Team 1:39.166 + 0.658 23
9. Lewis Williamson MW Arden 1:39.244 + 0.736 21
10. Aaro Vainio Tech 1 Racing 1:39.257 + 0.749 23
11. Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing 1:39.289 + 0.781 16
12. Luciano Bacheta RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:39.296 + 0.788 25
13. Tom Dillmann Addax Team 1:39.357 + 0.849 28
14. Nigel Melker RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:39.373 + 0.865 14
15. Daniel Morad Carlin 1:39.418 + 0.910 26
16. Simon Trummer Jenzer Motorsport 1:39.466 + 0.958 24
17. Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix 1:39.498 + 0.990 33
18. Pedro Nunes Lotus ART 1:39.589 + 1.081 23
19. Ivan Lukashevich Status Grand Prix 1:39.590 + 1.082 29
20. Zoel Amberg Atech CRS GP 1:39.720 + 1.212 24
21. Marlon Stockinger Atech CRS GP 1:39.762 + 1.254 18
22. Conor Daly Carlin 1:39.859 + 1.351 31
23. Vittorio Ghirelli Jenzer Motorsport 1:39.869 + 1.361 22
24. Rio Haryanto Marussia Manor Racing 1:39.888 + 1.380 24
25. Nick Yelloly Atech CRS GP 1:39.953 + 1.445 14
26. Leonardo Cordeiro Carlin 1:40.651 + 2.143 31
27. Fernando Monje Addax Team 1:41.125 + 2.617 25
28. Maxim Zimin Jenzer Motorsport 1:41.148 + 2.640 16
29. Matias Laine Marussia Manor Racing 1:41.169 + 2.661 18
30. Thomas Hylkema Tech 1 Racing 1:41.389 + 2.881 29
Afternoon times
Pos Driver Team Time Laps
1. Lewis Williamson MW Arden 1:38.330 33
2. Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix 1:38.462 + 0.132 27
3. Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing 1:38.487 + 0.157 21
4. James Calado Lotus ART 1:38.626 + 0.296 37
5. Tom Dillmann Addax Team 1:38.660 + 0.330 20
6. Antonio Felix Da Costa Status Grand Prix 1:38.747 + 0.417 26
7. Michael Christensen RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:38.777 + 0.447 26
8. Nigel Melker RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:38.847 + 0.517 25
9. Valtteri Bottas Lotus ART 1:38.854 + 0.524 36
10. Aaro Vainio Tech 1 Racing 1:38.860 + 0.530 23
11. Nico Muller Jenzer Motorsport 1:38.936 + 0.606 35
12. Gabby Chaves Addax Team 1:39.050 + 0.720 21
13. Simon Trummer MW Arden 1:39.137 + 0.807 37
14. Tamas Pal Kiss Tech 1 Racing 1:39.189 + 0.859 18
15. Conor Daly Carlin 1:39.220 + 0.890 32
16. Leonardo Cordeiro Carlin 1:39.244 + 0.914 26
17. Nick Yelloly Atech CRS GP 1:39.315 + 0.985 18
18. Luciano Bacheta RSC Mücke Motorsport 1:39.323 + 0.993 32
19. Zoel Amberg Atech CRS GP 1:39.514 + 1.184 34
20. Daniel Morad Carlin 1:39.592 + 1.262 20
21. Marlon Stockinger Atech CRS GP 1:39.636 + 1.306 21
22. Vittorio Ghirelli Jenzer Motorsport 1:39.673 + 1.343 34
23. Matias Laine Marussia Manor Racing 1:39.820 + 1.490 26
24. Rio Haryanto Marussia Manor Racing 1:39.867 + 1.537 22
25. Ivan Lukashevich Status Grand Prix 1:39.979 + 1.649 31
26. Pedro Nunes Lotus ART 1:40.067 + 1.737 14
27. Fernando Monje Addax Team 1:40.093 + 1.763 19
28. Thomas Hylkema Tech 1 Racing 1:40.180 + 1.850 29
29. Mitch Evans MW Arden 1:40.248 + 1.918 26
30. Maxim Zimin Jenzer Motorsport 1:40.532 + 2.202 36
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