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Dani Clos races to victory in the final race of the season.

The Gp2 Asia series championship was won by Romain Grosjean who secured it with a 4th place.
Sunday, March 20, 2011

Romain Grosjean celebrates his titleRomain Grosjean celebrates his title. Gp2/Media

(EFE) .- Spanish driver Dani Clos (Racing Engineering) has claimed victory in the final race of the GP2 Series, which was held at the Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Imola after which the Frenchman Romain Grosjean (DAMS) has been awarded the championship.

Dani Clos, who yesterday finished seventh in the first race and started from the second, quickly took the lead when the Malaysian Fairuz Fauzy
started very badly and was overtaken by five other riders. Under heavy braking for the first corner, the Malaysian driver ran into the back of Trident’s Stefano Coletti and Frenchman Jules Bianchi (ART) taking them all out of the race.  It was an unfortunate accident since the Bianchi was a title contender.

With the withdrawal of Bianchi, Grosjean claimed their second title, which despite continued fighting to reach the podium

RACE CLASIFICATION

.1. Dani Clos (ESP) Racing Engineering
.2. Fabio Leimer (SUI) Rapax
.3. Giedo van der Garde (NED) Team Addax Barwa
.4. Romain Grosjean (FRA) DAMS
.5. Esteban Gutierrez (MEX) Lotus ART
.6. Michael Herck (ROU) Scuderia Coloni
.7. Varhaug Pal (NOR) Dams
.8. Oliver Turvey (GBR) Ocean Racing Technology
.9. Josef Kral (CZE) Arden International
10.Luca Filippi (BRA) Scuderia Coloni
18.Julian Leal (COL) Rapax
19.Johnny Cecotto (VEN) Super Nova Racing

Championship Final Standings
.1. Romain Grosjean (FRA) 27
.2. Jules Bianchi (FRA) 18
.3. Giedo Van der Garde (NED) 16
.4. Stefano Coletti (ITA) 11
.5. Fabio Leimer (SUI) 9
.6. Marcus Ericsson (SWE) 9
.7. Davide Valsecchi (ITA) 9
.8. Dani Clos (ESP) 8
.9. Josef Kral (CZE) 8
10.Michael Herck (ROU) 8
11.Esteban Gutierrez (MEX) 2

Teams Final Standings
1. Dams 27
2. Lotus ART 20
3. Addax Barwa Team 16
8. Racing Engineering 8
 

 

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