Dean Stoneman signed the best time of both free practice sessions in Spielberg in Austria. During the first session it was Tio Ellinas who launches the beginning of the hostilities.
Exceptionally the schedules of the Formula Renault 3.5 were different from other weekends of race, indeed to the Red Bull Ring the WSR had to share the program with other categories.
Free Practice 1 
It’s under a beautiful blue sky and a strong temperature who Visser jumped the first on track and sign the reference time. Laps after laps the others drivers improves the time of the feminine of the category and find at the middle-session Roberto Merhi in head. 
Tio Ellinas with the Strakka he was shown the fastest during this first trial session. The Cypriot outstripped  Petro Fantin and the championship leader, Oliver Rowland.
Free practice 2
This morning, Dean Stoneman signed a better time than the Cypriot yesterday. The British ended the session in front of Ellinas and Rowland. 16 drivers find themselves in the same second, what shows the competitiveness of 21 drivers this weekend.