Conditions were perfect throughout the day in Austria for World Series by Renault drivers for opening day of the weekend.
Rain fell hard on Motorland Aragon for the whole day, meaning that today's two sessions were held on a soaked track.
Christopher Zanella couldn't go further than P19 and Sergey Sirotkin was forced to retire from the race after two spins.
Despite the rain relenting for the day’s opening session, the Belgian track was still damp when the drivers emerged.
hristopher Zanella: "Today was a difficult day for us, but despite that we were quick enough to fight for a points finish."
Fourth place for I.S.R and Sirotkin top ten finish for Zanella.
Rain and fog gave teams a cold welcome in the morning...
Sergey Sirotkin: "Now it's already time to think about the Moscow round, it's my home race so I really want to get there in top form".
Due to a clashing commitment, a demo run with a Sauber F.1 car in Sochi, Sergey Sirotkin was forced to miss both Free Practice sessions.