Will Bratt hits the front in Nurburgring Formula 2 practice two

Will Bratt was comfortably fastest in Formula 2's second and final practice session at the Nurburgring

Will Bratt hits the front in Nurburgring Formula 2 practice two

A damp track yielded increasing grip and performance as the session wore on, but with rain forecast for the final minutes many elected to go out early and set their best times within the first half an hour.

Bratt, much as he did at Spa-Francorchamps last weekend, timed his run to perfection. The forecast rain never arrived and the Briton had the best of track conditions, setting his best time on his final tour to end finish 0.38 seconds clear of the rest of the field.

Germany's Thiemo Storz was another who went out late and benefited from improved track conditions, ending the session second fastest on his home circuit.

Jordan King continued his strong introduction to F2 by topping the timesheets with 10 minutes of the session remaining. He was demoted by Bratt and Storz, but nevertheless finished an impressive third fastest.

Mirko Bortolotti and Christopher Zanella, locked in a battle for the championship lead, finished fourth and fifth fastest respectively, ahead of Spaniard Ramon Pineiro.

Mihai Marinescu edged out Johannes Theobald - one of four Germans competing at the Nurburgring this weekend - for seventh, with jack Clarke and Miki Monras rounding out the top 10.

Pos Driver Time Gap 1. Will Bratt 1m50.024s 2. Thiemo Storz 1m50.404s + 0.380s 3. Jordan King 1m50.469s + 0.445s 4. Mirko Bortolotti 1m50.946s + 0.922s 5. Christopher Zanella 1m51.300s + 1.276s 6. Ramon Pineiro 1m51.360s + 1.336s 7. Mihai Marinescu 1m51.436s + 1.412s 8. Johannes Theobald 1m51.456s + 1.432s 9. Jack Clarke 1m51.479s + 1.455s 10. Miki Monras 1m51.486s + 1.462s 11. James Cole 1m51.661s + 1.637s 12. Benjamin Lariche 1m51.853s + 1.829s 13. Sunghak Mun 1m52.153s + 2.129s 14. Armaan Ebrahim 1m52.395s + 2.371s 15. Tobias Hegewald 1m52.427s + 2.403s 16. Jolyon Palmer 1m52.542s + 2.518s 17. Kelvin Snoeks 1m52.602s + 2.578s 18. Alex Brundle 1m52.612s + 2.588s 19. Julian Theobald 1m52.718s + 2.694s 20. Parthiva Sureshwaren 1m52.904s + 2.880s 21. Plamen Kralev 1m53.130s + 3.106s 22. Maxim Snegirev 1m53.148s + 3.124s 23. Mikkel Mac 1m53.281s + 3.257s 24. Fabio Gamberini 1m54.268s + 4.244s 
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