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Hungary: Feature race results

Jolyon Palmer fought his way to his first win of the season, while DAMS' Marcus Ericsson was able to hold off Felipe Nasr to thwart a Carlin one-two.
A poor start for pole sitter Tom Dillmann opened the door for Felipe Nasr to fly into the lead, but in the end it was his Carlin team mate Jolyon Palmer who executed a better pit stop and tyre strategy to claim victory in the feature race at the Hungaroring on Saturday.

The battle for the effective lead between Palmer and DAMS' Marcus Ericsson lasted for more than ten laps and was a highlight of the season to date, but it was nearly matched by the sustained defence Ericsson then had to pull out of his hat to stop Nasr from also getting past in the closing laps to make it a Carlin one-two.

Some of that battle attracted the scrutiny of the race stewards, who declared Ericsson and Nasr under post-race investigation for exceeding track limits.

Feature race results

1. #10 Jolyon Palmer Carlin 57:14.477s (36 laps)
2. #1 Marcus Ericsson DAMS + 15.407s
3. #9 Felipe Nasr Carlin + 15.794s
4. #8 Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering + 19.433s
5. #2 Stéphane Richelmi DAMS + 19.740s
6. #19 Simon Trummer Rapax + 21.499s
7. #6 Mitch Evans Arden + 22.584s
8. #20 Nathanaël Berthon Trident Racing + 36.439s
9. #3 James Calado ART GP + 38.203s
10. #11 Sam Bird Russian Time + 44.671s
11. #17 Rio Haryanto Barwa Addax + 51.951s
12. #27 Daniël de Jong MP Motorsport + 52.520s
13. #15 Alexander Rossi EQ8 Caterham Racing + 54.815s
14. #26 Dani Clos MP Motorsport + 55.990s
15. #7 Julián Leal Racing Engineering + 56.302s
16. #18 Stefano Coletti Rapax + 57.202s
17. #25 Vittorio Ghirelli Venezuela GP Lazarus + 58.624s
18. #22 Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Hilmer Motorsport + 65.995s
19. #21 Ricardo Teixeira Trident Racing + 76.133s
20. #12 Tom Dillmann Russian Time + 93.788s
21. #5 Johnny Cecotto Jr. Arden + 1 laps
22. #24 Rene Binder Venezuela GP Lazarus + 1 laps
23. #23 Jon Lancaster Hilmer Motorsport + 1 laps

#4 Daniel Abt ART GP (retired on lap 34)
#16 Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax (retired on lap 32)
#14 Sergio Canamasas EQ8 Caterham Racing (retired on lap 17)

Fastest lap

#18 Stefano Coletti Rapax 1:31.717 (106.850mph) on lap 32



Related Pictures

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Jolyon Palmer (GBR, Carlin) testing at Jerez, Spain. Thursday 28th February 2013. (Photo Copyright: Alastair Staley/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (GBR, Rapax) at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Friday 25 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrates at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix) celebrates at Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 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.)
Stoffel Vandoorne (BEL, ART Grand Prix), Jolyon Palmer (GBR, DAMS) & Felipe Nasr (BRA, Carlin) celebrate at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Sunday 27 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme. Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium. Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium with Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) and Jann Mardenborough (GBR, Arden International) Photo: Charles Coates/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win in Parc Ferme. Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Patric Niederhauser (SUI, Arden International) celebrates his win on the podium with Dino Zamparelli (GBR, ART Grand Prix) and Jann Mardenborough (GBR, Arden International) at the Hungaroring, Hungary 2014 GP3 Series Round 5. Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP3 Series Media Service.)
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) wins at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.
Arthur Pic (FRA, Campos Racing) celebrates at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary. Saturday 26 July 2014. (Photo: Sam Bloxham/GP2 Series Media Service.)

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