Formula Master - Sekiguchi quickest

Euronova Racing's Yuhi Sekiguchi topped this morning's times at a wet Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari in Imola for the first Formula Master free practice.  

The Japanese driver set a best time of 1:59.375; the only driver to complete a lap under 2 minutes. Scuderia Famà's Daniel Mancinelli was second fastest, posting a best lap of 2:00.099, whilst ISR's Tim Sandtler followed closely with a best time of 2:00.722.  

Four new drivers took to the track this morning; Esteban Gutierrez was fastest with Trident Racing and set a best time of 2:01.215. Euronova Racing's Giacomo Ricci completed his best lap in 2:02.086, whilst Earl Bamber set his best time of 2:03.613 for ADM Motorsport. Iris Project's Marco Menotti also took part but did not set a time.  

Formula Master - Imola Free Practice one 1. Yuhi Sekiguchi (JAP), Euronova Racing (#45), 1:59.375 2. Daniel Mancinelli (ITA), Scuderia Famà (#46), 2:00.099 3. Tim Sandtler (GER), ISR (#19), 2:00.722 4. Arturo Llobell (ESP), Cram Competition (#1), 2:01.131 5. Esteban Gutierrez (MEX), Trident Racing (#34), 2:01.215 6. Harald Schlegelmilch (LAT), Trident Racing (#31), 2:01.762 7. Michael Ammermüller (GER), Iris Project (#27), 2:01.855 8. Fabio Leimer (SUI), Jenzer Motorsport (#23), 2:02.007 9. Giacomo Ricci (ITA), Euronova Racing (#37), 2:02.086 10. Chris van der Drift (NZL), JD Motorsport (#6), 2:02.148 11. Matei Mihaescu (ROM), Jenzer Motorsport (#24), 2:02.536 12. Vladimir Arabadzhiev (BUL), JD Motorsport (#4), 2:02.760 13. Frankie Provenzano (ITA), Cram Competition (#21), 2:02.881 14. Earl Bamber (NZL), ADM Motorsport (#11), 2:03.613 15. Sergey Afanasiev (RUS), JD Motorsport (#5), 2:03.833 16. Marcello Puglisi (ITA), Cram Competition (#9), 2:05.002 17. Michele Caliendo (ITA), ADM Motorsport (#22), 2:05.726 18. Tor Graves (GBR), Team JVA (#30), 2:06.079 19. Filip Salaquarda (CZH), ISR (#18), 2:07.756 20. Josef Kral (CZH), Team JVA (#29), 2:08.505 21. Tomas Pivoda (CZH), ADM Motorsport (#8), 2:15.655 22. Marco Menotti (SUI), Iris Project (#28)  

Weather/Track: Rain 15° / Wet 17° 

Eurosport's coverage for Formula Master's race weekend in Imola will begin Saturday 20 September with race one shown live at 12:00 (CET) on Eurosport International and Asia Pacific. Sunday's race two will be broadcast live on Eurosport 2 and Asia Pacific at 14:00 (CET).