Lloberast fastest at Alcaniz
14 drivers were are the start of the Free Practice today, under a stifling heat, on the desert-like city of Alcañiz. Coming from seven different countries, and four different teams, the international grid was all set on Friday morning to hit the hot Spanish tarmac.
Free Practice 1
The forty-minute session started with decent temperatures due to the early time. Times traded between the double championships drivers Xavier Lloveras, Tuomas Haapalainen, Christian Lundgaard and Nikita Volegov. As this 2017 Motorland event is ran with a different layout that 2016, the times are not relevant to compare.
However with a fastest lap of 2.00.879, it was Xavier Lloveras (FA Racing) who set the pace for the morning session.
Xavier Lloveras “The car was amazing and it is a very good way to start the weekend!”
Free Practice 2
The afternoon session starting at 14.00 was under a terrible blazing sun. Tuomas Haapalainen immediately experienced a technical issue, which forced him to stop at the pit exit. After a check on his car, the young Finn could go out on track again.
At the end of FP2 it was MP Motorsport driver Christian Lundgaard who snatched the fastest lap in 2.02.217, followed by Nikita Volegov and Alexander Smolyar. The first Spanish drivers was Marta Garcia (MP Motorsport) holding on P6.
Christian Lundgaard “We were lucky with a good tow and I got my lap together! Let’s see what tomorrow awaits us!”