Reigning Champions Franklin have topped the opening practice session of the season ahead of Qualifying for the 2015 Australian V-Prix, however it was new boy Elroy Wagner with the fastest time ahead of the Meteor of rookie Stuart Harrison.
Champions Ruiz was only fourth while last years runner-up Liverpool struggled in third and eighth.
Formula Virtual's new team have announced an exclusive partnership with Funko, the partnership will see the Funko brand appear on the new team's car, starting from the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Rai Miyamoto, the principal at Ocelot had the following to say. "We are extremely proud to secure an exclusive partnership with the Funko brand, which I have personally been a big fan for awhile."
The deal also means that fans of the new team, who are yet to make their debut can expect exclusive Funko's licensed vinyl figures of the team's drivers.