The Racing Engineering strategy of starting Stefano on slick tyres proved to be exactly right!
Kiwi on top again with great drive and alternate tyre strategy
While DAMS team knew the circuit from Formula Renault 3.5, it was a new challenge in GP2.
The DAMS' staff has demonstrated that their cars are capable of winning on circuits as different as Barcelona and Monaco.
The next round of the 2014 GP2 Series will be in one month’s time at Spielberg in Austria.
Started in Pole Position, Richelmi has made a beautiful start and he has maintained the position for all 30 laps.
Jolyon Palmer extended his championship lead to 44 points.
Pic will look to carry his momentum into the next GP2 Series round, which takes place around the iconic streets of Monte Carlo on May 22-24.
In his current video blog the 21-year-old driver Daniel Abt uses open and honest words to explain why hes looking towards the future with optimism nonetheless.
Daniel Abt: "All in all we have a great car and I hope that we can have good results in Barcelona finally.”
Arthur Pic now travels to Europe for round two of the campaign at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on May 9-11.
The result of the two races is very positive, especially for Jolyon Palmer.
After also taking points for pole position and for setting fastest lap in both races, Jolyon holds a 10 point advantage over nearest rival Julian Leal.
A mixed race for the Racing Engineering team with Stefano taking 4th place which will put him 5th on tomorrow’s reversed grid.
High asphalt temperatures has given big problems to the dirvers.
Stéphane Richelmi continues his climb today getting 2nd place in the classification.