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Hungaroring - Race results (1)

Romain Grosjean took the win in the feature race at the Hungaroring on Saturday afternoon, after beating Luiz Razia in the pits and then seeing Marcus Ericsson served with a penalty.
Fortune smiled on Dams' Romain Grosjean in Hungary, after a poor start for Luca Filippi allowed him to quickly move into third place, then a perfect midrace pit stop for Grosjean allowed him to move up to second place ahead of Charles Pic and Luiz Razia.

Finally a drive-thru penalty for longtime race leader Marcus Ericsson (for unsafe release in the pits) eliminated the last remaining obstacle for Grosjean, who maintained a comfortable lead from there until the chequered flag to claim a crucial victory in the Hungaroring feature race in Budapest that gives him a firm hold on the 2011 GP2 championship.

Race results

1. #11 Romain Grosjean Dams 1:00:36.334s 1:00:36.334s
2. #3 Charles Pic Barwa Addax 1:00:38.975s + 2.641s
3. #26 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 1:00:44.441s + 8.107s
4. #4 Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax 1:00:51.495s + 15.161s
5. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport 1:00:55.198s + 18.864s
6. #19 Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni 1:00:57.970s + 21.636s
7. #5 Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:01:01.225s + 24.891s
8. #8 Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:01:11.393s + 35.059s
9. #14 Josef Kral Arden 1:01:19.850s + 43.516s
10. #7 Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:01:22.623s + 46.289s
11. #1 Fabio Leimer Rapax 1:01:23.019s + 46.685s
12. #18 Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 1:01:28.244s + 51.910s
13. #12 Pal Varhaug Dams 1:01:28.441s + 52.107s
14. #22 Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology 1:01:29.160s + 52.826s
15. #25 Mikhail Aleshin Carlin 1:01:29.454s + 53.120s
16. #27 Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 1:01:29.669s + 53.335s
17. #9 Sam Bird iSport 1:01:32.989s + 56.655s
18. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 1:01:33.110s + 56.776s
19. #17 Adam Carroll Super Nova 1:01:34.173s + 57.839s
20. #2 Julian Leal Rapax 1:01:34.620s + 58.286s
21. #21 Stefano Coletti Trident 1:01:47.316s + 70.982s
22. #15 Jolyon Palmer Arden 1:01:23.600s + 1 lap

Retirements

#20 Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident (21 laps)
#6 Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART (4 laps)
#16 Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova (0 laps)
#23 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Ocean Racing Technology (0 laps)

Fastest lap: Sam Bird, 1:32.950s on lap 32



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Romain Grosjean (FRA, Dams) on track at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. July 2011. [Photo credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.]
Marcus Ericsson (SWE, iSport International) leads the field into turn one on the opening lap of the race t the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. July 2011. [Photo: Glenn Dunbar/GP2 Media Service.]
Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Ocean Racing Technology) and Fairuz Fauzy (MAS, Super Nova Racing) collide out of turn 1 at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. July 2011. [Photo: Glenn Dunbar/GP2 Media Service.]
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrates in parc fermé at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Sunday 6 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
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.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin), Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) & Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) celebrate on the podium at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England Sunday 6 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) celebrates his win on the podium at Silverstone International Circuit, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England. Sunday 6 July. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
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) 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.)
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.)
Emil Bernstorff (GBR, Carlin) wins race 2 at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 22 June 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
The start of race 2 at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 22 June 2014.  (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident), wins ahead of Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 22 June 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident), wins the sprint race at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 22 June 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident), Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) & Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering), on the podium after the sprint race at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 22 June 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) in action at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Saturday 21 June 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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