Oliver Rowland ended practice in Bahrain on top, a welcome bonus to yesterday's announcement that has joined Renault's driver academy. The DAMS car looks rapid this year and will look to challenge the favourites Prema.
Leclerc's team mate Antonio Fuoco was fourth, followed closely by Frenchman Norman Nato, who will be looking to start his year off the same way as he did last year, as the 24-year old took victory at the first race in 2016.
Johnny Cecotto was eighth, followed by McLaren-Honda young driver Nobuharu Matsushita in ninth. Rounding out the top ten was Gustav Malja. Qualifying for tomorrow's feature race takes place this evening, 6PM UK time.
Circuit de Catalunya - Winter testing
Bahrain International Circuit - Winter testing
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