Verstappen quickest on Day 1
FIA Formula 3 European Championship teams met for at the Hungaroring track for the first day of 2014 official testing. Dutchman Max Verstappen surprised in his Volkswagen powered single-seater as he set the quickest time of 1:36.505 for Van Amersfoort Racing, with Jordan King (Carlin) finishing second on the timesheets. Antonio Giovinazzi (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin), and Jake Dennis (Carlin) were third and fourth respectively.
2013 runner-up Felix Rosenqvist (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport) emerged as the best Mercedes driver and finished fifth, but he didn’t find a free lap on a fresh set of tyres.
The top 10 were completed by rookie Esteban Ocon (Prema Powerteam), Lucas Auer (kfzteile24 Mücke Motorsport), Tom Blomqvist (Jagonya Ayam with Carlin), 2012 Italian F3 Champion Riccardo Agostini (Eurointernational) and Jules Szymkowiak (Van Amersfoort Racing).