Nyck de Vries topped the third and final day of Formula 2 pre-season testing today at Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir

The Rapax man had a fastest lap of one minute 40.583 seconds to claim first place on the classification of overall times. His best mark came in the morning, when he was one of seven to finish within the 1:40.000 mark.

De Vries also had the best lap of the afternoon session, which he set at 1:41.880.
A total of 20 cars took to the tarmac today for the last day of pre-season tests in Bahrain. The F2 field now prepares for the start of their new season, to be held April 14 to 16 at BIC in support of this year’s Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

Finishing as second-fastest for the day was Oliver Rowland of DAMS with a best lap of 1:40.590, while Nobuharu Matsushita of ART Grand Prix was third with a 1:40.618.

Day two leader Nicholas Latifi of DAMS was fourth on the timesheet with a fastest time of 1:40.679, Antonio Fuoco of Prema Racing came fifth on a 1:40.780 lap, and Alexander Albon of ART sixth with a lap of 1:40.844.

Day one pace-setter Charles Leclerc of Prema Racing was the seventh fastest man of the day and the last man to dip under 1:41.000.

With F2 pre-season testing now complete, the focus turns back towards the start of the 2017 championship at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

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