GP3 race winner Dean Stoneman has spoken of his "consistent progress" at the helm of a Formula Renault 3.5 during the series' post-season test in Jerez.

Driving for Arden Motorsport on Tuesday and concluding the test with Pons Racing, the 24-year-old showed significant improvements during Tuesday running to jump from eighteenth to ninth in the order.

"It was a very satisfying day even if we lost a valuable track time after some issues in the morning, but we are improving in a number of areas" he said.

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The Briton has not driven an FR3.5 model since the last test at the beginning of the year in Aragon and has instead favoured a GP3 campaign where he is currently second in the championship. Stoneman previously contested two FR3.5 rounds for the now-defunct team Junior Lotus Racing in 2010.

"The conditions were not at all like they were for my last test at Motorland," he says. "You had to put in a bunch of laps to build up the temperature, while here, you only have two laps to get the most out of them."

Stoneman will be replaced by Russian Egor Orudzhev for the final day of testing. The two-day Jerez test comes following the season finale where Carlos Sainz Jr. was crowned champion.