CLICK: Full times from the second day of GP3 testing at Abu Dhabi
Mathéo Tuscher set the pace on the second day of GP3 post-season at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, with a best lap of the day of 1m 55.583 on the 3.451-mile, 21-turn circuit.
Tuscher's afternoon time wasn't quite as fast as Kevin Ceccon's had been the previous day in the same car, but it was still eight thousandths of a second faster than Formula Renault 2.0 NEC Seb Morris managed in the Status Grand Prix car.
Trident's Luca Ghiotto was the third fastest man of the day, and the 19-year-old Italian also topped the earlier morning session with a time of 1m 55.976 ahead of Ferrari Academy driver Antonio Fuoco, who had switched to Carlin on Friday after having spent the first day of testing with Koiranen GP.
Back in the Koiranan GP seat on Friday was the team's 2014 regular driver Jimmy Eriksson, who was third fastest in the morning session ahead of Spanish teenager Alex Palou in the ART. Palou maintained fourth position in the afternoon, with Eriksson dropping to fifth place despite improving his time by over half a second from the generally slower morning test.
Conditions were once again ideal for testing with sunshine, blue skies and a light breeze. However, there was a red flag within the first 30 minutes of the first two and a half hour session when Colombian driver Tatiana Calderon went off at turn 2 and made contact with the barrier in the second ART.
Another red flag followed in the second half of the session when Australia's Dylan Young spun at turn 7 on his first day testing with the Hilmer Motorsport team. The session finished under a third red flag when Carlin's Jack Aitken made contact with the barrier at turn 19 with less than ten minutes remaining before the lunch break.
When the session resumed later in the afternoon, Arden's Mitch Gilbert was quick to go to the top of the timesheets, trading the position back and forth with Eriksson before first Morris and then Tuscher got up to speed and set the best times of the day with ten minutes left in the day's activity.
There was only one red flag in the afternoon, and it came just after Tuscher had gone to the top. With only seven minutes remaining before the chequered flag for the day, Gilbert ground to a halt at turn 9 leaving too little time for anyone to get back out on track and set any further noteworthy times.
The GP3 teams will be back in action again for the third and final time on Saturday with two further sessions, before all the equipment and cars are packed up and shipped home for winter storage.
See full times from the second day of GP3 testing at Abu Dhabi