The season opener in Sepang marks Rene Binder's first point finish in the official feeder series of Formula 1.
Jake Rosenzweig with physical problems and Rio Haryanto affected by unfortunate puncture.
Jolyon Palmer was due to start in third position thanks to the championship’s reverse grid system but he stalled his car on the green flag lap which forced him to start at the back of the field.
"It's a slightly disappointing start so we're not all that happy with the results," said François Sicard, DAMS general manager.
Rounds three and four of the 2013 GP2 Series are scheduled to take place on 20th/21st April, at the Sakhir Circuit in Bahrain.
Rapax driver wins Sunday race at Sepang International Circuit
Tomorrow on Race 2, Kevin Ceccon will be starting from 17th, while Nathanael Berthon will be taking-off from Row 11.
Thanks to the overthrow of the grid, DAMS team's Stéphane Richelmi will see the start of the "Sprint Race," on the second race of the GP2 weekend.
Fabio Leimer and Racing Engineering start 4th in the Sepang Feature Race.
ART Grand Prix driver sets the pace in opening round of the 2013 season in Malaysia.
Jake Rosenzweig and Rio Haryanto looking to make a good start in season opener weekend in Malaysia.
The 9th season is a go! GP2 Series ready for the first weekend of 2013 challenge on the Sepang circuit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Schilke, GP2 correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke, GP2 correspondent