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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.)
2015 GP3 Series Round 9. Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 29 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9. Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 29 November 2015. Alex Palou (ESP, Campos Racing), Antonio Fuoco (ITA, Carlin) and Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9. Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 29 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9. Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Sunday 29 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix), third position, and his team celebrate winning the championship. Photo: Zak Mauger/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9 Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Saturday 28 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) leads Kevin Ceccon (ITA, Arden International) & Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix) at the start Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9. Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Friday 27 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix), celebrates pole position with his dad. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9 Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Friday 27 November 2015. Antonio Fuoco (ITA, Carlin) & Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9 Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Friday 27 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 9 Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Friday 27 November 2015. Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
Alfonso Celis Jr (MEX, ART Grand Prix), leads Jann Mardenborough, (GBR, Carlin) at the start. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 10. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Saturday 21 November 2015. Mitch Evans (NZL, RUSSIAN TIME), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 10. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Saturday 21 November 2015. Mitch Evans (NZL, RUSSIAN TIME), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 10. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Saturday 21 November 2015. Alex Lynn (GBR, DAMS), leads at the start as Nobuharu Matsushita (JPN, ART Grand Prix) spins, after contact with Rio Haryanto (INA, Campos Racing), Pierre Gasly (FRA, DAMS) & Jordan King (GBR, Racing Engineering) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 10. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Saturday 21 November 2015. Mitch Evans (NZL, RUSSIAN TIME) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP2 Series Round 10. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Saturday 21 November 2015. Mitch Evans (NZL, RUSSIAN TIME) Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
2015 GP3 Series Round 8. Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Friday 20 November 2015. Marvin Kirchhofer (GER, ART Grand Prix), takes the lead ahead of Esteban Ocon (FRA, ART Grand Prix) & Luca Ghiotto (ITA, Trident) at the start Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.

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