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Valencia - Race results (2)

Arden's Luiz Razia came from six seconds adrift of the leaders to steal the win from James Calado at the end of a a thrilling sprint race on the streets of Valencia.
Polesitter Lotus GP's James Calado led almost every lap of the sprint race on the streets of Valencia, but came under intense pressure first from Carlin's Rio Haryanto and then from Racing Engineering driver Fabio Leimer before finally falling victim to a stunning charge from Arden's Luiz Razia in the final corners of the last lap of the race.

The race had an incident-packed start with a first-lap safety car following a four car pile-up into the barriers at turn 2, and another following immediately at the restart when a collision left Johnny Cecotto Jr. and Jolyon Palmer wrecked on the main straight.

Race results

1. #23 Luiz Razia Arden 46:07.255s 23 laps
2. #9 James Calado Lotus GP + 1.179s
3. #5 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering + 1.587s
4. #26 Max Chilton Carlin + 2.425s
5. #6 Nathanaël Berthon Racing Engineering + 2.957s
6. #12 Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing + 4.969s
7. #22 Simon Trummer Arden + 8.415s
8. #17 Julian Leal Trident Racing + 9.501s
9. #21 Daniël de Jong Rapax + 13.591s
10. #3 Davide Valsecchi DAMS + 17.564s
11. #2 Josef Král Barwa Addax + 21.005s
12. #20 Tom Dillmann Rapax + 34.565s
13. #25 Nigel Melker Ocean Racing + 46.929s
14. #4 Felipe Nasr DAMS + 50.083s
15. #11 Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing + 51.366s
16. #19 Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela Lazarus GP + 57.490s
17. #15 Fabio Onidi Coloni + 1:03.342s
18. #24 Victor Guerin Ocean Racing + 1:03.439s

Retirements

#27 Rio Haryanto Carlin (19 laps)
#16 Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing (5 laps)
#8 Jolyon Palmer iSport (3 laps)
#1 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Barwa Addax (3 laps)
#14 Stefano Coletti Coloni (0 laps)
#10 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP (0 laps)
#7 Marcus Ericsson iSport (0 laps)
#18 Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela Lazarus GP (0 laps)



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The safety car leads the field early in the Valencia sprint race. Spain, June 24 2012. (Photo Credit: Andrew Ferraro/GP2 Media Service.)
Luiz Razia (BRA, Arden International) celebrates his victory as he crosses the line at the end of the Valencia sprint race. Spain, June 24 2012. (Photo Credit: Alastair Staley/GP2 Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) leads Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) and Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) at the start of the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Colleti (MON, Racing Engineering), Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) and Arthur Pic (FRE, Campos Racing) celebrate on the podium after the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering) celebrates after the sprint race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 23 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) leads Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at the start of the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) and Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrate after the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Zak Mauger/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) on the podium after the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Stephane Richelmi (MON, DAMS) after qualifying at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 21 November 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport) celebrates in parc ferme after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport) celebrates on the podium after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Marco Sorensen (DK, MP Motorsport), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate on the podium after the Sunday sprint race at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Sunday 12 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), Mitch Evans (NZL, RT RUSSIAN TIME) & Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) on the feature race podium at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) in action at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrates win with his father Jonathan at Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia. Saturday 11 October 2014.(Photo: Steven Tee/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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