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Silverstone - Race results (2)

Luiz Razia has a solid lead in the GP2 Series championship after beating Davide Valsecchi to win the Sunday sprint race at a cool but mostly dry Silverstone.
Luiz Razia took a superb win in the Silverstone sprint race on Sunday morning, holding off an initial surge from Johnny Cecotto Jr off the starting grid and setting up his own decisive strike on main GP2 Series championship rival Davide Valsecchi to take third position into Bridge.

A repeat performance by Razia on Valsecchi's DAMS team mate Felipe Nasr secured second place, and Razia then set his sights on polesitter Giedo van der Garde to claim the lead at the chicane. Van der Garde himself flat-spotted his tyres while trying to defend his lead, and ultimately paid the price when he was forced to make an unscheduled pit stop.

Lotus GP's Esteban Gutiérrez made a late charge to try and put himself on the podium, but ended up tangling with Johnny Cecotto Jr. on the final lap. Gutiérrez was pushed wide onto the grass by the Barwa Addax, and when he tried to return to the track without lifting, his car snapped right and gave a hard hit on the side of Cecotto's car, sending the Venezuelan driver off gravel. The incident is sure to be reviewed by the stewards.

Race results

1. #23 Luiz Razia Arden 37:28.656s (21 laps)
2. #3 Davide Valsecchi DAMS + 5.642s
3. #4 Felipe Nasr DAMS + 17.775s
4. #10 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP + 19.969s
5. #8 Jolyon Palmer iSport + 25.869s
6. #25 Nigel Melker Ocean Racing Technology + 28.600s
7. #7 Marcus Ericsson iSport + 31.980s
8. #15 Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni + 35.797s
9. #5 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering + 38.127s
10. #2 Josef Král Barwa Addax Team + 40.378s
11. #22 Simon Trummer Arden + 40.533s
12. #27 Rio Haryanto Carlin + 48.471s
13. #21 Daniël de Jong Rapax + 54.161s
14. #6 Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering + 54.643s
15. #20 Ricardo Teixeira Rapax + 75.967s
16. #19 Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela GP Lazarus + 77.971s
17. #17 Julian Leal Trident Racing + 90.456s
18. #1 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Barwa Addax Team + 1 lap
19. #26 Max Chilton Carlin + 2 laps
20. #9 James Calado Lotus GP + 2 laps
21. #12 Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing + 2 laps
22. #18 Fabrizio Crestani Venezuela GP Lazarus + 2 laps

Retirements

#11 Rodolfo González Caterham Racing (3 laps)
#16 Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing (0 laps)
#14 Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni (0 laps)
#24 Victor Guerin Ocean Racing Technology (DNS)



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Luiz Razia (BRA, Arden International) leads Felipe Nasr (BRA, Dams) in the British sprint race at Silverstone on July 8, 2012. (Photo Credit: Jakob Ebrey/GP2 Media Service.)
Luiz Razia (BRA, Arden International) celebrates his victory in the British sprint race at Silverstone on July 8, 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 Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) in the feature race at Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Saturday 22 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.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin), takes the chequered flag at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Daniel Abt (GER, Hilmer Motorsport), leads Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS), Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) & Artem Markelov (RUS, RT RUSSIAN TIME) at the start at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) battle for the lead at the start at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin), Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) & Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Sunday 24 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) celebrates his win on the podium with Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) and Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Raffaele Marciello (ITA, Racing Engineering) celebrates his win on the podium with Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) and Johnny Cecotto (VEN, Trident) at Spa-Francorchamps, Spa, Belgium. Saturday 23 August 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.)

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