Tomas Scheckter, a star in Valencia

Scheckter, who was third yesterday, reaches the top of the timed final collective test in the last pre-season testing session. Ángel Burgueño the best Spaniard. 22 drivers from 7 countries are compiting at the Open Telefonica. 23th de march.-...

Scheckter, who was third yesterday, reaches the top of the timed final collective test in the last pre-season testing session. Ángel Burgueño the best Spaniard. 22 drivers from 7 countries are compiting at the Open Telefonica.

23th de march.- Tomas Scheckter is the one to beat . The son of Jody Scheckter, former F1 World Champion with Ferrari in 1979, has no rival in the Valencian track, wich reached temperatures high as 32º C. Scheckter lapped 1.26.962, improving his own record in two. The other surprise has been has been Franck Montagny , best rookie today, while yesterday was the italian Filippo Zadotti (Doors Racing Team). The Portuguese Manuel Giao (Scuderia Fama) fastest yesterday, has been lacked by some problems in his car and finally he has been fourth. The best Spaniard has been Ángel Burgueño (Repsol Meycom), who finished in third position. 21 drivers have tested at Valencia but in the oficial entry list there is a place for one more. The Spaniard Sergio Yborra (Skualo Competicion) willl be the second catalan driver in the championship alongside Jordi Nogues (Gtec) .

<pre> Collective Tests (Valencia, 23rd March)

1. Tomas Scheckter (RSA, Vergani Racing) 1.26.962 2. Franck Montagny (FRA, Epsilon by Graff) 1.27.172 3. Ángel Burgueño (ESP, Repsol Meycom) 1.27.300 4. Manuel Giao (POR, Scuderia Fama) 1.27.348 5. Andrea Belicchi (ITA, Door¹s Engineering) 1.27.401 6. Matteo Bobbi (ITA, Adrian Campos Motorsport) 1.27.541 7. Filippo Zadotti (ITA, Door¹s Engineering) 1.27.582 8. Leandro Iglesias (ARG, PSN Racing) 1.27.727 9. Rafael Sarandeses (ESP, Adrian Campos Motorsport) 1.27.758 10. Gregoire de Galzain (FRA, Epsilon by Graff) 1.27.767 11. Victor Ordoñez (ESP, Repsol Meycom) 1.27.929 12. Santiago Porteiro (ESP, Vergani Racing) 1.28.166 13. Geoffrey Dellus (FRA, Epsilon by Graff) 1.28.348 14. Ricardo Megre (POR, Repsol Meycom) 1.28.350 15. Jordi Nogues (ESP, G-tec) 1.28.497 16. Borja Garcia (ESP, Adrian Campos Motorsport) 1.28.513 17. Philippe Benoliel (FRA, G-tec) 1.28.596 18. Paulo Alho (POR, Scuderia Fama) 1.28.602 19. Mariano Acebal (ARG, PSN Racing) 1.28.737 20. Milka Duno (VEN, Vergani Racing) 1.30.549 21. Benoit Garnier (FRA, G-tec Formax) 1.33.729

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Series Other open wheel
Drivers Milka Duno , Tomas Scheckter , Franck Montagny , Matteo Bobbi , Manuel Giao , Borja Garcia , Adrian Campos , Andrea Belicchi , Filippo Zadotti