Fortec’s Sergey Sirotkin was quickest in the afternoon session of day three of the Jerez Formula Renault 3.5 test.
Sirotkin took over at the top from Pons Racing’s Tio Ellinas in the closing minutes of the day, bringing his number of?topped pre-season sessions up to three.
The Cypriot, who switched to Pons after two days with Tech 1, picked up a personal best result of second as he led AVF’s Zoel Amberg and Arden’s Pierre Gasly in third and fourth respectively.
Gasly was followed by two compatriots in Norman Nato and Matthieu Vaxiviere, while series veteran Marco Sorensen took seventh for Tech 1.
Beitske Visser, who has been unveiled as AVF’s full-time 3.5 driver today, took eighth, as Marlon Stockinger and Will Buller rounded out the top ten.
|1||Sergey Sirotkin||Fortec Motorsports||1:27.358||19|
|2||Tio Ellinas||Pons Racing||1:27.579||0.221||35|
|4||Pierre Gasly||Arden Motorsport||1:27.744||0.386||26|
|7||Marco Sorensen||Tech 1 Racing||1:28.439||1.081||47|
|10||William Buller||Arden Motorsport||1:28.750||1.392||20|
|11||Will Stevens||Strakka Racing||1:28.845||1.487||39|
|12||Carlos Sainz, Jr.||DAMS||1:29.024||1.666||21|
|13||Roberto Merhi||Zeta Corse||1:29.520||2.162||25|
|14||Matias Laine||Strakka Racing||1:29.654||2.296||25|
|15||Roman Mavlanov||Zeta Corse||1:30.077||2.719||17|
|16||Meindert van Buuren||Pons Racing||1:30.216||2.858||30|
|18||Nikolay Martsenko||Comtec Racing||1:30.464||3.106||46|
|19||Pietro Fantin||International Draco Racing||1:30.470||3.112||13|
|20||Oliver Rowland||Fortec Motorsports||No Time||8|
|21||Luca Ghiotto||International Draco Racing||No Time||4|