2009 Silverstone GP2 Series round

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United Kingdom    2009 British GP2 round
Round details
Round 4 of 10 rounds in the
2009 GP2 Series season
Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone Circuit
Location Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, England
Course Permanent racing facility
5.141 km (3.194 mi)
Feature race
Date 20 June 2009
Laps 36
Pole position
Driver France Romain Grosjean Barwa Addax Team
Time 1:25.899
Podium
First Brazil Alberto Valerio Piquet GP
Second Brazil Lucas di Grassi F. B. Racing Engineering
Third Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix
Time 1:29.914 (on lap 16)
Sprint race
Date 21 June 2009
Laps 23
Podium
First Venezuela Pastor Maldonado ART Grand Prix
Second United Arab Emirates Andreas Zuber Fisichella Motor Sport
Third India Karun Chandhok O. Racing Technology
Fastest lap
Driver Brazil Lucas di Grassi F. B. Racing Engineering
Time 1:29.069 (on lap 7)

The 2009 British GP2 round was the fourth round of the 2009 GP2 Series season. It was held on June 20 and 21, 2009 at Silverstone Circuit at Silverstone, United Kingdom. The race was used as a support race to the 2009 British Grand Prix.

Past Winners include 2008 champion Giorgio Pantano and runner up, Bruno Senna, who both did not compete this year. 2008 Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton also won in 2006.

Romain Grosjean started from Pole in the feature race, with Alberto Valerio taking a surprise second in his Piquet GP car. Both drivers got off the line well, but within five laps Valerio passed Grosjean for the lead. Grosjean continued to fall back and finished in fifth place.

Pastor Maldonado of ART Grand Prix won the sprint race from the front row, he beat Andreas Zuber off the line, and the two of them did not change their positions at the chequered flag, after a late safety car period.

Standings after the round[edit]

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

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2009 Turkish GP2 round
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2009 German GP2 round
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2008 British GP2 round
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