Red Bull Junior Stoneman tops Red Bull Ring final practice

Red Bull Junior driver Dean Stoneman finished quickest in second practice at the Red Bull Ring, edging out session one pacesetter Tio Ellinas.

Stoneman, driving for DAMS, set a best time of 1m16.647s to set the pace ahead of a tightly packed field that saw the top fifteen covered by less than one second and the top twenty within 1.3 seconds.

Strakka Racing’s Cypriot racer Ellinas was 0.139s back in second, with Matthieu Vaxiviere third for Lotus ahead of Roberto Merhi of Pons Racing, the Frenchman beating the Spaniard by just 0.005s.

Tom Dillmann was fifth for Jagonya Ayam with Carlin ahead of Oliver Rowland of Fortec Motorsports, while Nicholas Latifi and Arden Motorsport made it seven different teams inside the top seven places.

Gustav Malja was eighth for Strakka Racing ahead of Tech 1 Racing’s Aurélien Panis, while Marlon Stockinger was tenth for Lotus on his return to the championship.

Red Bull Ring Collective Test 2 Result

12Dean StonemanGBRDAMS1m16.647s
211Tio EllinasCYPStrakka Racing1m16.786s
39Matthieu VaxiviereFRALotus1m16.937s
440Roberto MerhiESPPons Racing1m16.942s
526Tom DillmannFRAJagonya Ayam with Carlin1m17.027s
64Oliver RowlandGBRFortec Motorsports1m17.075s
75Nicholas LatifiCANArden Motorsport1m17.139s
812Gustav MaljaSWEStrakka Racing1m17.220s
918Aurelien PanisFRATech 1 Racing1m17.291s
1010Marlon StockingerPHILotus1m17.311s
1119Pietro FantinBRZInternational Draco Racing1m17.353s
1215Alfonso Celis JrMEXAVF1m17.375s
131Nyck de VriesNEDDAMS1m17.400s
146Egor OrudzhevRUSArden Motorsport1m17.416s
1516Beitske VisserNEDAVF1m17.490s
1617Roy NissanyISRTech 1 Racing1m17.686s
1720Bruno BonifacioBRZInternational Draco Racing1m17.713s
183Jazeman JaafarMALFortec Motorsports1m17.757s
1939Meindert van BuurenNEDPons Racing1m17.874s
2021Louis DeletrazSWIComtec Racing1m17.945s
2125Sean GelaelINOJagonya Ayam with Carlin1m19.903s