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Hungary - Race results (1)

Max Chilton converted pole position to his first ever GP2 Series victory in the feature race at the Hungaroring, despite pressure in the final laps from Davide Valsecchi.
Max Chilton got a great start off the line from pole position in the GP2 feature race at the Hungaroring, and was able to maintain his position over DAMS' Davide Valsecchi and Arden's Luiz Razia through the mandatory pit stop cycle.

During the middle section of the race, Chilton had to cope with fending off his rivals while stuck behind cars that were leaving their own pit stops much later. Once the road ahead was clear again, he ended up having to withstand heavy pressure from Valsecchi over the final two laps to the finish line, but the Carlin driver was able to on to take the chequered flag by six tenths.

The race was free of safety car interruptions, despite two separate heavy crashes for Johnny Cecotto Jr. and Felipe Nasr who both straightlined off at turn 1 into the tyre barrier.

Race results

1. #26 Max Chilton Carlin 59:02.965s (37 laps)
2. #3 Davide Valsecchi DAMS + 0.628s
3. #23 Luiz Razia Arden + 1.538s
4. #9 James Calado Lotus GP + 4.090s
5. #12 Giedo van der Garde Caterham Racing + 8.070s
6. #8 Jolyon Palmer iSport + 10.805s
7. #6 Nathanael Berthon Racing Engineering + 16.236s
8. #10 Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus GP + 16.826s
9. #5 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering + 17.794s
10. #14 Stefano Coletti Scuderia Coloni + 19.176s
11. #15 Fabio Onidi Scuderia Coloni + 28.116s
12. #27 Rio Haryanto Carlin + 34.742s
13. #22 Simon Trummer Arden + 35.069s
14. #25 Nigel Melker Ocean Racing + 35.458s
15. #21 Daniël de Jong Rapax + 37.861s
16. #17 Julian Leal Trident Racing + 44.080s
17. #16 Stephane Richelmi Trident Racing + 44.267s
18. #7 Marcus Ericsson iSport + 64.364s
19. #20 Ricardo Teixeria Rapax + 89.576s *
20. #19 Giancarlo Serenelli Venezuela Lazarus GP + 104.003s
21. #24 Victor Guerin Ocean Racing + 1 lap
22. #18 Sergio Canamasas Venezuela Lazarus GP + 1 lap
23. #11 Rodolfo Gonzalez Caterham Racing + 1 lap

Retirements

#2 Josef Kral Barwa Addax + 3 laps
#4 Felipe Nasr DAMS + 4 laps
#1 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Barwa Addax + 33 laps

* includes 30-second penalty for a collision under yellow flags



Related Pictures

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Max Chilton (GBR, Carlin) leads the field into turn one on the opening lap of in the Hungary feature race. (World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service)
Max Chilton (GBR, Carlin) celebrates his victory in the Hungary feature race. (World Copyright: Daniel Kalisz/GP2 Media Service)
Stefano Coletti (MON, Racing Engineering), Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) & Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) on the podium at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Sunday 20 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Mitch Evans (NZL, Russian Time), Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) & Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) celebrate at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Saturday 19 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Thursday 17 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Friday 18 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Friday 18 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) at Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Friday 18 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Start of Race 2 Felipe Nasr (BRA) Carlin leads
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS
Jolyon Palmer (GBR) DAMS

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