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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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Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrates on the podium at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Sunday 6 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
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Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) , Emil Bernstorff (GBR, Carlin) and Nick Yelloly (GBR, Status Grand Prix) on the podium after race two at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England. Sunday 6 July. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) celebrates after winning GP3 race 1 at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) celebrates after winning GP3 race 1 at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) celebrates after winning GP3 race 1 at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP), leads Alex Lynn (GBR, Carlin) & Jann Mardenborough (GBR, Arden International) into turn 1 in the first GP3 race of the weekend at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) celebrates his win at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) celebrates his win on the podium with 2nd position Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) and 3rd position Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Friday 4 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) claims pole at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Saturday 5 July 2014 (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Jimmy Eriksson (SWE, Koiranen GP) in action at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Friday 4 July 2014. (Photo: Adam Warner/GP3 Series Media Service.)

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