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Christian Lundgaard quickest on F2 testing day 1 in Barcelona

BARCELONA, SPAIN – APRIL 23: Christian Lundgaard of Denmark and ART Grand Prix (9) drives during Day One of Formula 2 Testing at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on April 23, 2021 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos – Formula 1/Formula Motorsport Limited via Getty Images)

Christian Lundgaard is on top of the timesheets on the opening day of Formula 2 testing in Barcelona.

Nearly a month after the opening Formula 2 race weekend of 2021, the racing action came back for the testing session at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. All teams and drivers were set to learn more about their cars.

The day started with fog, but then weather changed to better conditions. There were no big incidents in the afternoon session, but it was stopped three times after Jehan Daruvala, Oscar Piastri had to stop their cars, and Gianluca Petecof spun and stuck in the gravel trap.

ART GP’s Christian Lundgaard was on top in the morning session, followed by Juri Vips and Felipe Drugovich.

After a break, the action continued on the race track. Roy Nissany had an incident, which forced another red flag. Christian Lundgaard kept his strong form and stayed ahead of everyone. Felipe Drugovich, Juri Vips, Liam Lawson, and Lirim Zendeli completed the top 5.

The top 10 of F2 testing day 1 at Barcelona:

1Christian LundgaardART GP
2Felipe DrugovichUNI-Virtuosi
3Juri VipsHitech GP
4Liam LawsonHitech GP
6Guanyu ZhouUNI-Virtuosi
7Marcus ArmstrongDAMS
8Ralph BoschungCampos Racing
9Oscar PiastriPREMA Racing
10Richard VerschoorMP Motorsport
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