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Nurburgring - Race results (1)

Luca Filippi celebrated his switch to Coloni by claiming the team's first win of 2011 ahead of French duo Charles Pic and Romain Grosjean in the Saturday feature race at the Nurburgring.
Luca Filippi managed to jump polesitter Charles Pic during the mandatory round of pit stops, and once in front he was able to pull out a lead of over five seconds before claiming Scuderia Coloni's first win of the year in his début race for them, and on his 100th GP2 Series appearance in the feature race at the Nurburgring.

Romain Grosjean recovered from an early set-back to beat Jules Bianchi for third place, and his main GP2 title rivals Giedo van der Garde and Sam Bird both finished behind him in sixth and eighth place respectively meaning that he extends his points lead over them.

Race results

1. #19 Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni 1:01:06.975s (34 laps)
2. #3 Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 1:01:12.533s + 5.558s
3. #11 Romain Grosjean DAMS 1:01:13.852s + 6.877s
4. #5 Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:01:40.466s + 33.491s
5. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport International 1:01:44.691s + 37.716s
6. #4 Giedo Van Der Garde Barwa Addax Team 1:01:48.121s + 41.146s
7. #7 Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:01:52.952s + 45.977s
8. #9 Sam Bird iSport International 1:01:53.436s + 46.461s
9. #1 Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:01:54.050s + 47.075s
10. #20 Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 1:01:55.427s + 48.452s
11. #23 Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 1:02:19.141s + 72.166s
12. #18 Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:02:19.556s + 72.581s
13. #6 Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 1:02:20.260s + 73.285s
14. #27 Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:02:20.422s + 73.447s
15. #2 Julian Leal Rapax 1:02:27.799s + 80.824s
16. #17 Adam Carroll Super Nova Racing 1:02:30.379s + 83.404s
17. #16 Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 1:02:32.467s + 85.492s
18. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:02:33.541s + 86.566s
19. #14 Josef Kral Arden International 1:02:38.590s + 91.615s
20. #15 Jolyon Palmer Arden International 1:01:11.517s + 1 lap
21. #25 Alvaro Parente Carlin 59:14.765s + 2 laps

Retirements

#26 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 53:07.932s (29 laps)
#21 Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 53:49.956s (28 laps)
#8 Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 2:21.136s (1 laps)
#12 Pal Varhaug DAMS (0 laps)
#22 Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology (0 laps)

Fastest lap: Luca Filippi, 1:42.696 on lap 23



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Luca Filippi (ITA, Scuderia Coloni) finishes second in qualifying at the Nurburgring. July 2011. [Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.] Ref: AS5D9278.jpg
Luca Filippi (ITA, Scuderia Coloni) on track at the Nurburgring. [Photo credit: Drew Gibson/GP2 Media Service.]
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2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing), Artem Markelov (RUS, RUSSIAN TIME), Nick Yelloly (GBR, Hilmer Motorsport), Alexander Rossi (USA, Racing Engineering) and Nobuharu Matsushita (JPN, ART Grand Prix) battle for the lead at the start. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
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2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Nobuharu Matsushita (JPN, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
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2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Oscar Tunjo (COL, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Oscar Tunjo (COL, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium with Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix) and Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix). Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Oscar Tunjo (COL, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Oscar Tunjo (COL, Trident) celebrates his win with his team. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Oscar Tunjo (COL, Trident) crosses the line to take the win. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service

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