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Monza - Race results (2)

Christian Vietoris seized the lead at the start of the Monza sprint race and held off a strong Fabio Leimer, while Luca Filippi claimed the runners-up spot in the driver's championship.
Racing Engineering's Christian Vietoris got a flying start from third on the grid to claim the lead of the Monza sprint race ahead of Fabio Leimer and polesitter Jules Bianchi.

Luca Filippi survived contact with Charles Pic (who ended up rear-ending Romain Grosjean at the first chicane) to climb to fifth place behind Sam Bird, which - together with the bonus point for the fastest lap - was enough to give Filippi second place in the 2011 GP2 drivers championship.

Nether of the top two teams - Barwa Addax and Dams - had drivers in the points, which means that Addax wins the team championship title.

Race results

1. #8 Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 32:51.770s (21 laps)
2. #1 Fabio Leimer Rapax 32:52.500s + 0.730s
3. #5 Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 32:54.621s + 2.851s
4. #9 Sam Bird iSport 32:55.326s + 3.556s
5. #19 Luca Filippi Scuderia Coloni 32:55.780s + 4.010s
6. #6 Esteban Gutierrez Lotus ART 33:02.727s + 10.957s
7. #7 Dani Clos Racing Engineering 33:03.354s + 11.584s
8. #10 Marcus Ericsson iSport 33:07.849s + 16.079s
9. #26 Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 33:09.389s + 17.619s
10. #12 Pal Varhaug Dams 33:11.584s + 19.814s
11. #17 Adam Carroll Super Nova Racing 33:13.906s + 22.136s
12. #25 Alvaro Parente Carlin 33:14.387s + 22.617s
13. #4 Giedo Van Der Garde Barwa Addax 33:14.736s + 22.966s
14. #21 St├ęphane Richelmi Trident Racing 33:16.308s + 24.538s
15. #23 Johnny Cecotto Ocean Racing Technology 33:27.011s + 35.241s
16. #20 Rodolfo Gonzalez Trident Racing 33:27.178s + 35.408s
17. #14 Julian Kral Arden 33:27.451s + 35.681s
18. #24 Max Chilton Carlin 33:28.014s + 36.244s
19. #15 Jolyon Palmer Arden 33:29.498s + 37.728s
20. #22 Brendon Hartley Ocean Racing Technology 34:15.162s + 83.392s
21. #11 Romain Grosjean Dams 33:37.645s + 2 laps (19 laps)

Retirements

#27 Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia (12 laps)
#2 Julian Leal Rapax (0 laps)
#3 Charles Pic Barwa Addax (0 laps)
#16 Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing (0 laps)



Related Pictures

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Christian Vietoris (GER, Racing Engineering) crosses the line to take victory. Action. [Photo Credit: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Media Service.]
Turn 2 of the Monza sprint race with Charles Pic already having gone into the rear of Romain Grosjean and now colliding with Luca Filippi. [Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.]
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (GBR, Rapax) at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Friday 25 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrates at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrates at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) elebrate at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme. Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium with Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) and Jann Mardenborough (GBR, Arden International) Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium with Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) and Jann Mardenborough (GBR, Arden International) at the Hungaroring, Hungary 2014 GP3 Series Round 5. Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) wins at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.

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