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Imola - Race results (2) - Updated

A first-lap accident put Jules Bianchi out of the final GP2 Asia sprint race of the season and gave Romain Grosjean his second series championship, while Dani Clos sped to the race win.
The start of the GP2 Asia sprint race of 2011 at Imola saw a great getaway from Dani Clos off the front of the grid to win the race, leading Fabio Leimer and Giedo van der Garde. A first lap crash for Jules Bianchi meant that Romain Grosjean was immediately assured of the 2011 GP2 Asia championship despite being penalised for cutting a chicane.

More details available in the race report section.

Sprint race results

1. Dani Clos Racing Engineering 25 laps
2. Fabio Leimer Rapax + 0.931s
3. Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team + 4.007s
4. Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART + 8.366s
5. Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni + 15.312s
6. Pal Varhaug Dams + 27.415s
7. Romain Grosjean Dams + 27.826s *
8. Oliver Turvey Ocean Racing Technology + 29.294s
9. Josef Kral Arden International + 29.721s
10. Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni + 30.139s
11. Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team + 32.505s
12. Andrea Caldarelli Ocean Racing Technology + 36.006s
13. Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering + 36.893s
14. Max Chilton Carlin + 38.998s
15. Luiz Razia Team AirAsia + 39.815s
16. Marcus Ericsson iSport International + 40.192s
17. Davide Valsecchi Team AirAsia + 42.100s
18. Julian Leal Rapax + 1m 05.466s
19. Johnny Cecotto Super Nova Racing + 1 lap **
20. Mikhail Aleshin Carlin + 1 lap

* + 20s time penalty for gaining an advantage after failing to respect the track limits
** + 20s time penalty for causing an avoidable collision

Not classified:

Sam Bird iSport International after 20 laps
Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing after 14 laps
Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing after 0 laps
Jules Bianchi Lotus ART after 0 laps
Jolyon Palmer Arden International after 0 laps
Stefano Coletti Trident Racing after 0 laps



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