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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.)
Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) leads Artem Markelov (RUS, RUSSIAN TIME) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
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
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
2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) drives past his team celebrating on the pit wall. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme with his team. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) celebrates his win on the podium.
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
2015 GP2 Series Round 4. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Sunday 21 June 2015. Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 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. Saturday 20 June 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) leads Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) and the rest of the field at the start. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Saturday 20 June 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) leads Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) and the rest of the field at the restart. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP3 Series Round 2. Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Saturday 20 June 2015. Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) celebrates his win on the podium with Antonio Fuoco (ITA, Carlin) and Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix). Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Media Service
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Saturday 23May 2015. Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) Photo: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Saturday 23May 2015. Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 3 - Monte Carlo, Monaco. Saturday 23May 2015. Richie Stanaway (NZL, Status Grand Prix), with his team Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.

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