Abu Dhabi F2 Test: Deletraz remains on top on Day 2 from Shwartzman
The Swiss racer makes it two in two.
Sauber Junior Team by Charouz's Louis Deletraz remained on top in FIA Formula 2 (F2) Championship Abu Dhabi test's Day 2.
Having topped the first day of the F2 test, Deletraz was on pace again on Day 2 in Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina circuit with a 1m50.124s lap as Prema's Robert Shwartzman was second, only 0.052s off, with ART Grand Prix's Marcus Armstrong third.
The Kiwi led the morning session and his time was good to be third for the rest of the day. UNI-Virtuosi Racing's Callum Ilott lined up fourth after the clocking the exact time as Deletraz in the morning session at 1m50.461s.
Carlin's Nikita Mazepin followed with the Russian also causing the day's only red flag in the morning session. The other UNI-Virtuosi Racing of Guanyu Zhou was sixth as Ralp Boschung made his F2 test debut with MP Motorsport in seventh.
It was close then between Sauber Junior Team by Charouz's Pedro Piquet and DAMS' Dan Ticktum with the two separated by just 0.006s to be eighth and ninth respectively as MP Motorsport's Felipe Drugovich rounded out the Top 10.
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The Swiss racer found some pace to improve in the afternoon session.
[Image courtesy: FIA Formula 2 Championship] [Note: The report was also written by me on FormulaRapida.net]