The Japanese driver set the fastest time in free-practice. 

Nirei Fukuzumi (ART Grand Prix) set the fastest time in practice session in Monza ahead of his teammate George Russell. Only the ART GP could pretend to the top of the timesheets as Anthoine Hubert was 3rd and Jack Aitken 4th.

Dorian Boccolacci (Trident) was 5th, 2 tenths adrift from ART GP. Steijn Schothorst and Leonardo Pulcini placed their Arden in P6 and P7. The Jenzer of Arjun Maini and Alessio Lorandi stayed together in P8 and P9 as rookie Daniel Ticktum who scored a top 10 in his GP3 debut with DAMS.