The Mexican Sergio Perez tops Silverstone test

Reigning British F3 National Class champion Sergio Perez (#9 T-Sport) topped the 3-hour test at Silverstone this morning with a time of 1:14.268, 0.2 seconds faster than second placed Marcus Ericsson (#8 Fortec Motorsport). Andy Meyrick (#56 Carlin Motorsport) was once again the fastest National Class runner in 15th overall.

The Escuderia Telmex sponsored T-Sport driver posted a time of 1m14.268s. "I'm pleased with the progress we?re making," said Perez. "I'm developing a good relationship with my engineer and we're working well together to get a better understanding of the new car."

Sergio Perez return for his first season in the Championship Class after one year at the National Class. He is the actual champion of that category.

A total of 25 cars took part in the day's running.

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