2013 Bahrain GP2 Series round

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Bahrain    2013 Bahrain GP2 round
Round details
Round 2 of 13 rounds in the
2013 GP2 Series season
Layout of the Bahrain International Circuit
Layout of the Bahrain International Circuit
Location Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain
Course Permanent racing facility
5.406 km (3.359 mi)
Feature race
Date 20 April 2013
Laps 32
Pole position
Driver Switzerland Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering
Time 1:39.427
Podium
First Switzerland Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering
Second Monaco Stefano Coletti Rapax
Third United States Alexander Rossi Caterham Racing
Fastest lap
Driver Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Jr. Arden International
Time 1:45.115 (on lap 28)
Sprint race
Date 21 April 2013
Laps 23

The 2013 Bahrain GP2 Series round is a pair of motor races held on March 23 and 24, 2013 at Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia as part of the GP2 Series. It is the second round of the 2013 season. The race weekend supported the 2013 Bahrain Grand Prix.

Fabio Leimer took pole position in the feature race, which he went on to win.[1][2]

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Team Time Grid
1 8 Switzerland Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 1:39.427 1
2 1 Sweden Marcus Ericsson DAMS 1:40.420 2
3 9 Brazil Felipe Nasr Carlin 1:40.520 3
4 18 Monaco Stefano Coletti Rapax 1:40.585 4
5 12 France Tom Dillmann Russian Time 1:40.689 5
6 2 Monaco Stéphane Richelmi DAMS 1:40.704 6
7 15 United States Alexander Rossi Caterham Racing 1:40.756 7
8 26 United Kingdom Adrian Quaife-Hobbs MP Motorsport 1:40.769 8
9 11 United Kingdom Sam Bird Russian Time 1:40.842 9
10 22 Netherlands Robin Frijns Hilmer Motorsport 1:40.865 10
11 3 United Kingdom James Calado ART Grand Prix 1:40.878 11
12 19 Switzerland Simon Trummer Rapax 1:40.892 12
13 10 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer Carlin 1:41.033 13
14 5 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Jr. Arden International 1:41.043 14
15 4 Germany Daniel Abt ART Grand Prix 1:41.070 15
16 14 Spain Sergio Canamasas Caterham Racing 1:41.229 262
17 25 Italy Kevin Giovesi Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:41.236 181
18 6 New Zealand Mitch Evans Arden International 1:41.237 16
19 21 Italy Kevin Ceccon Trident Racing 1:41.243 17
20 7 Colombia Julián Leal Racing Engineering 1:41.504 19
21 24 Austria René Binder Venezuela GP Lazarus 1:41.553 20
22 16 United States Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax 1:41.687 21
23 20 France Nathanaël Berthon Trident Racing 1:41.730 22
24 23 Norway Pål Varhaug Hilmer Motorsport 1:41.980 23
25 17 Indonesia Rio Haryanto Barwa Addax 1:41.981 24
26 27 Netherlands Daniël de Jong MP Motorsport 1:42.284 25
Source:[1]

Notes:

  • ^1Kevin Giovesi was given a three-place grid penalty for blocking another competitor during qualifying.[3]
  • ^2Sergio Canamasas was moved to the back of the grid after race stewards ruled that he had deliberately attempted to force Kevin Ceccon off the circuit.[3]

Feature race[edit]

Pos. No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 Switzerland Fabio Leimer Racing Engineering 32 57:21.528 1 (25+4)
2 18 Monaco Stefano Coletti Rapax 32 +1.929 4 18
3 15 United States Alexander Rossi Caterham Racing 32 +9.030 7 15
4 9 Brazil Felipe Nasr Carlin 32 +9.498 3 12
5 10 United Kingdom Jolyon Palmer Carlin 32 +15.037 13 10
6 11 United Kingdom Sam Bird Russian Time 32 +28.518 6 8
7 26 United Kingdom Adrian Quaife-Hobbs MP Motorsport 32 +33.067 8 6
8 12 France Tom Dillmann Russian Time 32 +33.589 5 4
9 19 Switzerland Simon Trummer Rapax 32 +36.246 12 2
10 5 Venezuela Johnny Cecotto Jr. Arden International 32 +37.459 14 (1+2)
11 21 Italy Kevin Ceccon Trident Racing 32 +42.502 17
12 3 United Kingdom James Calado ART Grand Prix 32 +48.084 11
13 1 Sweden Marcus Ericsson DAMS 32 +48.709 2
14 4 Germany Daniel Abt ART Grand Prix 32 +53.482 15
15 17 Indonesia Rio Haryanto Barwa Addax 32 +59.146 24
16 16 United States Jake Rosenzweig Barwa Addax 32 +1:05.997 21
17 20 France Nathanaël Berthon Trident Racing 32 +1:10.696 22
18 24 Austria René Binder Venezuela GP Lazarus 32 +1:11.776 20
19 7 Colombia Julián Leal Racing Engineering 32 +1:19.886 19
20 14 Spain Sergio Canamasas Caterham Racing 32 +1:20.456 26
21 22 Netherlands Robin Frijns Hilmer Motorsport 31 +1 lap 10
Ret 25 Italy Kevin Giovesi Venezuela GP Lazarus 27 Retired 18
Ret 6 New Zealand Mitch Evans Arden International 25 Retired 16
Ret 2 Monaco Stéphane Richelmi DAMS 20 Retired 6
Ret 23 Norway Pål Varhaug Hilmer Motorsport 4 Retired 23
Ret 27 Netherlands Daniël de Jong MP Motorsport 1 Retired 25
Fastest lap: Johnny Cecotto Jr. (Arden International) — 1:45.115 (on lap 28)
Source:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bradley, Charles (19 April 2013). "Leimer storms to Bahrain GP2 pole". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Bradley, Charles (20 April 2013). "Leimer claims feature race win". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 21 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Bradley, Charles (19 April 2013). "Sergio Canamasas penalised for qualifying swerves". Autosport.com (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 21 April 2013. 

External links[edit]

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2013 Sepang GP2 Series round
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