2011 Silverstone GP2 Series round

The 2011 British GP2 round was a GP2 Series motor race held on 9 and 10 July 2011 at Silverstone Circuit in Silverstone, United Kingdom. It was the fifth round of the 2011 GP2 Season and the fourth round of the 2011 GP3 Season. The race supported the 2011 British Grand Prix.

United Kingdom    2011 British GP2 round
Round details
Round 5 of 9 rounds in the
2011 GP2 Series
and
Round 4 of 8 rounds in the
2011 GP3 Series
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Circuit
Location Silverstone Circuit
Northamptonshire, England
Course Permanent racing facility
5.901 km (3.667 mi)
Feature race
Date 9 July 2011
Laps 29
Pole position
Driver France Jules Bianchi Lotus ART
Time 1:58:531
Podium
First France Jules Bianchi Lotus ART
Second Germany Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering
Third Sweden Marcus Ericsson iSport International
Fastest lap
Driver France Romain Grosjean DAMS
Time 1:43.274 (on lap 27)
Sprint race
Date 10 July 2011
Laps 21
Podium
First France Romain Grosjean DAMS
Second Spain Dani Clos Racing Engineering
Third Netherlands Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team
Fastest lap
Driver Monaco Stefano Coletti Trident Racing
Time 1:43:262 (on lap 12)
Race 1
Date 9 July 2011
Laps 14
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing
Time 1:51.190
Podium
First Switzerland Nico Müller Jenzer Motorsport
Second United Kingdom Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix
Third United Kingdom Nick Yelloly ATECH CRS GP
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix
Time 2:05.985
Race 2
Date 10 July 2011
Laps 14
Podium
First United Kingdom Lewis Williamson MW Arden
Second United Kingdom Dean Smith Addax Team
Third United Kingdom Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing
Time 1:52.916

ClassificationEdit

GP2Edit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Time Grid
1 5   Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 1:58.531 1
2 25   Álvaro Parente Carlin 1:58.971 2
3 11   Romain Grosjean DAMS 1:59.020 131
4 8   Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 1:59.143 3
5 7   Dani Clos Racing Engineering 1:59.881 4
6 24   Max Chilton Carlin 1:59.952 5
7 10   Marcus Ericsson iSport International 2:00.044 6
8 6   Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus ART 2:00.109 7
9 9   Sam Bird iSport International 2:00.175 8
10 3   Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 2:00.223 9
11 23   Johnny Cecotto Jr. Ocean Racing Technology 2:00.300 10
12 15   Jolyon Palmer Arden International 2:00.462 11
13 27   Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 2:00.527 12
14 18   Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 2:00.529 14
15 2   Julián Leal Rapax 2:00.927 15
16 12   Pål Varhaug DAMS 2:01.203 16
17 17   Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 2:01.315 17
18 19   Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 2:01.816 18
19 4   Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 2:02.681 19
20 26   Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 2:01.922 20
21 21   Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 2:02.681 21
22 14   Josef Král Arden International 2:02.800 22
23 20   Rodolfo González Trident Racing 2:03.268 23
24 16   Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 2:04.518 24
25 1   Fabio Leimer Rapax 2:08.608 25
26 22   Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology no time DNS2

Notes

  1. ^ – Grosjean was given a ten grid position penalty after Valencia Sprint Race for causing a collision.[1]
  2. ^ – Mirocha did not take part in the qualifying session and did not continue the race weekend due to a pre-existing shoulder injury.[2]

Feature RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5   Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 29 58:40.010 1 10+2
2 8   Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 29 +4.177 3 8
3 10   Marcus Ericsson iSport International 29 +4.935 6 6
4 11   Romain Grosjean DAMS 29 +5.627 13 5+1
5 9   Sam Bird iSport International 29 +11.424 8 4
6 7   Dani Clos Racing Engineering 29 +23.293 4 3
7 21   Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 29 +31.959 21 2
8 4   Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 29 +33.711 19 1
9 25   Álvaro Parente Carlin 29 +34.394 2
10 6   Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus ART 29 +41.761 7
11 3   Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 29 +41.971 9
12 23   Johnny Cecotto Jr. Ocean Racing Technology 29 +46.881 10
13 17   Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 29 +47.848 17
14 27   Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 29 +49.612 12
15 1   Fabio Leimer Rapax 29 +50.717 25
16 12   Pål Varhaug DAMS 29 +56.960 16
17 26   Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 29 +58.332 20
18 20   Rodolfo González Trident Racing 29 +1:05.327 23
19 19   Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 29 +1:06.251 18
20 15   Jolyon Palmer Arden International 29 +1:11.1633 11
21 16   Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 29 +1:20.989 24
22 2   Julián Leal Rapax 29 +1:26.252 15
23 14   Josef Král Arden International 29 +1:33.465 22
24 18   Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 28 +1 lap 14
Ret 24   Max Chilton Carlin 14 Collision 5
DNS 22   Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology Injury
Fastest lap: Romain Grosjean (DAMS) 1:43.274 (lap 27)

Notes

  1. ^ – Palmer was given a 30 seconds time penalty, having forced Gutiérrez off the track.[3]

Sprint RaceEdit

 
Jules Bianchi (Lotus ART) took pole position and won the feature race.
Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 11   Romain Grosjean DAMS 21 36:42.650 5 6+1
2 7   Dani Clos Racing Engineering 21 +7.019 3 5
3 4   Giedo van der Garde Barwa Addax Team 21 +7.760 1 4
4 10   Marcus Ericsson iSport International 21 +8.433 6 3
5 5   Jules Bianchi Lotus ART 21 +9.427 8 2
6 9   Sam Bird iSport International 21 +12.924 4 1
7 8   Christian Vietoris Racing Engineering 21 +20.853 7
8 6   Esteban Gutiérrez Lotus ART 21 +21.888 10
9 25   Álvaro Parente Carlin 21 +22.128 9
10 3   Charles Pic Barwa Addax Team 21 +23.154 11
11 1   Fabio Leimer Rapax 21 +23.296 15
12 17   Luca Filippi Super Nova Racing 21 +23.624 13
13 20   Rodolfo González Trident Racing 21 +31.357 18
14 26   Luiz Razia Caterham Team AirAsia 21 +32.330 17
15 16   Fairuz Fauzy Super Nova Racing 21 +32.780 21
16 15   Jolyon Palmer Arden International 21 +33.447 20
17 27   Davide Valsecchi Caterham Team AirAsia 21 +34.778 14
18 18   Michael Herck Scuderia Coloni 21 +38.139 24
19 24   Max Chilton Carlin 21 +39.168 25
20 14   Josef Král Arden International 21 +40.754 23
21 2   Julián Leal Rapax 21 +1:25.700 22
22 21   Stefano Coletti Trident Racing 20 +1 lap 2
23 12   Pål Varhaug DAMS 20 +1 lap 16
Ret 23   Johnny Cecotto Jr. Ocean Racing Technology 10 Gearbox 12
Ret 19   Kevin Ceccon Scuderia Coloni 6 Suspension 19
DNS 22   Kevin Mirocha Ocean Racing Technology Injury
Fastest lap: Stefano Coletti (Trident Racing) 1:43.262 (lap 12)

Standings after the roundEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

GP3Edit

Race 1Edit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 7   Nico Müller Jenzer Motorsport 14 30:40.239 6 10
2 4   Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix 14 +2.814 55 8+1
3 21   Nick Yelloly ATECH CRS GP 14 +4.751 18 6
4 10   Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing 14 +7.400 15 5+2
5 29   Luciano Bacheta RSC Mücke Motorsport 14 +15.227 23 4
6 3   James Calado Lotus ART 14 +18.644 25 3
7 28   Lewis Williamson MW Arden 14 +19.315 35 2
8 25   Dean Smith Addax Team 14 +24.705 25 1
9 26   Mitch Evans MW Arden 14 +27.838 45
10 11   Rio Haryanto Marussia Manor Racing 14 +29.706 174 5
11 17   Aaro Vainio Tech 1 Racing 14 +30.351 125
12 27   Simon Trummer MW Arden 14 +31.185 145
13 14   Conor Daly Carlin 14 +35.791 295
14 9   Vittorio Ghirelli Jenzer Motorsport 14 +40.397 19
15 2   Valtteri Bottas Lotus ART 14 +54.998 75
16 20   Marlon Stöckinger ATECH CRS GP 14 +57.3526 21
17 16   Leonardo Cordeiro Carlin 14 +1:18.171 285
18 6   Ivan Lukashevich Status Grand Prix 14 +1:20.044 205
19 5   António Félix da Costa Status Grand Prix 14 +1:43.499 95
20 18   Thomas Hylkema Tech 1 Racing 13 +1 lap 304 5
DSQ 8   Maxim Zimin Jenzer Motorsport 14 Disqualified7 15
Ret 23   Tom Dillmann Addax Team 11 Spun off 85
Ret 24   Gabriel Chaves Addax Team 11 Spun off 115
Ret 22   Zoël Amberg ATECH CRS GP 8 27
Ret 1   Pedro Nunes Lotus ART 3 26
Ret 30   Michael Christensen RSC Mücke Motorsport 1 Collision 10
Ret 19   Tamás Pál Kiss Tech 1 Racing 1 135
Ret 31   Nigel Melker RSC Mücke Motorsport 0 Collision 164
Ret 12   Matias Laine Marussia Manor Racing 0 Accident 244
DNS 15   Daniel Morad Carlin 22
Fastest lap: Alexander Sims (Status Grand Prix) 2:05.985

Notes

  1. ^ – Ten grid position penalty for Laine (ignoring yellow flag during free practice); the same penalty to Haryanto, Melker and Hylkema (causing collisions during Race 2 in Valencia).[4]
  2. ^ – Most drivers elected to start the warm-up lap with slicks. Due to increasing rain, several drivers pitted for wet-weather tyres from the warm-up lap.[5]
  3. ^ – Stöckinger was given a 30 seconds time penalty after the race for ignoring yellow flags.[6]
  4. ^ – Zimin was excluded from the race results because of forcing Laine off the track; Zimin was also suspended from Race 2.[6]

Race 2Edit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 28   Lewis Williamson MW Arden 14 26:51.435 2 6
2 25   Dean Smith Addax Team 14 +5.090 1 5+1
3 4   Alexander Sims Status Grand Prix 14 +7.202 7 4
4 11   Rio Haryanto Marussia Manor Racing 14 +8.178 10 3
5 3   James Calado Lotus ART 14 +11.238 3 2
6 21   Nick Yelloly ATECH CRS GP 14 +11.619 6 1
7 14   Conor Daly Carlin 14 +12.080 13
8 31   Nigel Melker RSC Mücke Motorsport 14 +13.051 27
9 5   António Félix da Costa Status Grand Prix 14 +14.660 19
10 27   Simon Trummer MW Arden 14 +20.947 12
11 7   Nico Müller Jenzer Motorsport 14 +22.574 8
12 2   Valtteri Bottas Lotus ART 14 +23.987 15
13 30   Michael Christensen RSC Mücke Motorsport 14 +25.338 25
14 24   Gabriel Chaves Addax Team 14 +30.864 22
15 10   Adrian Quaife-Hobbs Marussia Manor Racing 14 +32.965 5
16 22   Zoël Amberg ATECH CRS GP 14 +35.349 23
17 1   Pedro Nunes Lotus ART 14 +37.013 24
18 17   Aaro Vainio Tech 1 Racing 14 +38.579 11
19 29   Luciano Bacheta RSC Mücke Motorsport 14 +39.642 4
20 19   Tamás Pál Kiss Tech 1 Racing 14 +41.457 26
21 18   Thomas Hylkema Tech 1 Racing 14 +41.759 20
22 9   Vittorio Ghirelli Jenzer Motorsport 14 +42.038 14
23 16   Leonardo Cordeiro Carlin 14 +45.566 17
24 6   Ivan Lukashevich Status Grand Prix 14 +49.993 18
25 23   Tom Dillmann Addax Team 13 Retired 21
Ret 20   Marlon Stöckinger ATECH CRS GP 8 Spun off 16
Ret 12   Matias Laine Marussia Manor Racing 3 Retired 28
Ret 26   Mitch Evans MW Arden 0 Retired 9
DNS 15   Daniel Morad Carlin
EX 8   Maxim Zimin Jenzer Motorsport Excluded
Fastest lap: Adrian Quaife-Hobbs (Marussia Manor Racing) 1:52.916

Standings after the roundEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Romain Grosjean penalised". GP2 Series. 26 June 2011. Archived from the original on 2 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Bianchi tops rained out qualifying". GP2 Series. 8 July 2011. Archived from the original on 12 July 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Palmer penalised after feature race". GP2 Series. 9 July 2011. Archived from the original on 13 September 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Quaife-Hobbs clinches maiden pole". GP3 Series. 9 July 2011.
  5. ^ "Müller wins frenzied Silverstone race". GP3 Series. 9 July 2011.
  6. ^ a b "Silverstone post-Race 1 penalties". GP3 Series. 9 July 2011.

External linksEdit


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