Pulcini and Campos Racing place in top 3 at Paul Ricard

Italian Pulcini battled it out for the top spot both days. Campos Racing delivered a strong performance as Laaksonen and Menchaca also showed competitive form

Campos Racing conducted a positive two-day collective testing of GP3 Series at the Circuit Paul Ricard. Leonardo Pulcini, Simo Laaksonen and Diego Menchaca completed more than 300 laps with their Campos Racing-run Dallara GP3/16.

On Wednesday, after a morning with rain and sometimes snow, Pulcini posted a best lap of 1:49.599 to finish 4th on the timesheets. Laaksonen and Menchaca, they both making their debut in the series this season, clocked lap times of 1:50.653 and 1:51.888 respectively.

Today grip conditions improved and consequently times also dropped with morning session being faster. Pulcini ended 3rd fastest with a lap of 1:49.051, despite some traffic, and Laaksonen took 8th spot with a time of 1:49.643. Menchaca also impressed in the afternoon with his quick adaptation to finish 9th.

The second collective testing will be carried out in Jerez de la Frontera on 14-15 March.

Drivers Paul Ricard