Álex Palou shines in Barcelona taking top-5 finish

First day of testing for the GP3 Series in Barcelona and the driver of the Joves Pilots programme he showed a very strong pace after undergoing surgeon only six days ago. Ashkanani and Gómez also gained mileage behind the wheel of their cars.

Álex Palou made a brilliant comeback after fracturing his collarbone six days ago. Campos Racing driver finished in the top-ten in the morning by setting a time of 1:35.340, completing 24 laps in the process. He was only four tenths slower than Great Britain´s Jann Mardenborough. In the afternoon, working on long runs, Palou ranked fourth with a lap of 1:36.578.

His teammates Zaid Ashkanani and Samin Gómez posted times of 1:37.568 and 1:37.753 respectively.

2015 GP3 Series Test 2 - Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia, Spain.
Thursday 9 April 2015.
Samin Gomez (VEN, Campos Racing) 
Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
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