Wickens stays on top at Ricard

Robert Wickens was quickest again on the second day of Formula Renault 3.5 testing at Paul Ricard

Wickens stays on top at Ricard

The Carlin driver was the only man to get under 1m50s, as he put in a 1m49.901s with a late push.

"We tried a fast lap late in the day, without pressure, just for the fun of it," said Wickens. "It all worked well again. I know I'm in the right team to win, I'm fit and it's perfect to have been at the top of the timesheets throughout the test sessions. I'm looking forward to being at Motorland, like all the other drivers are too."

Gravity Charouz's Brendon Hartley was second, with morning session pacesetter Albert Costa third for Epsilon Euskadi.

Likely title contender Daniel Ricciardo missed this week's test due to his Formula 1 reserve duties with Red Bull in Melbourne.

Pos Driver Team Time Gap 1. Robert Wickens Carlin 1m49.901s 2. Brendon Hartley Gravity-Charouz 1m50.131s + 0.230s 3. Albert Costa Epsilon Euskadi 1m50.396s + 0.495s 4. Daniil Move P1 1m50.540s + 0.639s 5. Alexander Rossi Fortec 1m50.547s + 0.646s 6. Jean-Eric Vergne Carlin 1m50.604s + 0.703s 7. Arthur Pic Tech 1 1m50.796s + 0.895s 8. Jan Charouz Gravity-Charouz 1m50.875s + 0.974s 9. Daniel Zampieri BVM Target 1m50.878s + 0.977s 10. Cesar Ramos Fortec 1m50.897s + 0.996s 11. Daniel McKenzie Comtec 1m50.960s + 1.059s 12. Jake Rosenzweig Mofaz 1m51.070s + 1.169s 13. Nathanael Berthon ISR 1m51.075s + 1.174s 14. Sergio Canamasas BVM Target 1m51.213s + 1.312s 15. Nelson Panciatici KMP 1m51.213s + 1.312s 16. Stephane Richelmi Draco 1m51.298s + 1.397s 17. Kevin Korjus Tech 1 1m51.330s + 1.429s 18. Filip Salaquarda ISR 1m51.353s + 1.452s 19. Andre Negrao Draco 1m51.525s + 1.624s 20. Walter Grubmuller P1 1m51.537s + 1.636s 21. Oliver Webb Pons 1m51.563s + 1.662s 22. Anton Nebylitskiy KMP 1m51.637s + 1.736s 23. Sten Pentus Epsilon Euskadi 1m51.646s + 1.745s 24. Emmanuel Piget Epsilon Euskadi 1m51.795s + 1.894s 25. Sten Pentus Mofaz 1m51.831s + 1.930s 26. Dominic Storey Mofaz 1m52.605s + 2.704s 27. Daniel de Jong Comtec 1m52.706s + 2.805s 
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