Marinescu fastest at damp Brands Hatch in opening F2 practice

Mihai Marinescu was fastest on a drying track in the opening Formula 2 practice session at Brands Hatch

Marinescu fastest at damp Brands Hatch in opening F2 practice

The Romanian beat top home driver Hector Hurst by 0.340 seconds with a 1m15.875s lap in the closing minutes, by which time the track was dry enough for slicks.

Matheo Tuscher was third, just 0.006s behind Hurst. Christopher Zanella and recent series arrival Axcil Jefferies completed the top five.

The session was interrupted by two red flags, the first when Markus Pommer's car stopped on track, the second when David Zhu spun at Paddock with five minutes to go.

Pos Driver Time Laps 1. Mihai Marinescu 1m15.875s 20 2. Hector Hurst 1m16.215s + 0.340 20 3. Matheo Tuscher 1m16.221s + 0.346 13 4. Christopher Zanella 1m16.361s + 0.486 18 5. Axcil Jefferies 1m16.694s + 0.819 21 6. Kevin Mirocha 1m16.767s + 0.892 18 7. Alex Fontana 1m16.918s + 1.043 19 8. Mauro Calamia 1m17.023s + 1.148 20 9. Luciano Bacheta 1m17.077s + 1.202 18 10. Plamen Kralev 1m17.220s + 1.345 23 11. Dino Zamparelli 1m17.279s + 1.404 21 12. Daniel McKenzie 1m17.508s + 1.633 20 13. Maxim Snegirev 1m17.630s + 1.755 17 14. Kourosh Khani 1m17.995s + 2.120 18 15. David Zhu 1m18.971s + 3.096 16 16. Markus Pommer 1m20.208s + 4.333 7 
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