Rio Haryanto takes the victory in the sprint race of GP2 Series in the Sakhir International Circuit (Bahrain). Vandoorne managed to finish second and maintains in the lead in the drivers’ standings. Berthon completes the podium.

The second race started with Julián Leal from pole position thanks to the top8 reverse grid.

On the start, Leal kept the first place followed by Evans and Haryanto, who starting from seventh, did a great start. But the Carlin’ driver didn’t have the pace to remain in the lead and Haryanto took the chance to overtook first Evans for second, and then Leal for the lead of the race, going straight to the checkered flag.

Rene Binder and Sergio Canamasas had to retire from the race. The MP Motorsport driver had a contact with Jordan King when they fight for twelfth place.

The championship leader, Stoffel Vandoorne managed his tyres and reach the second place after start from the eight spot. His teammate Nobuharu Matsushita had a great and aggressive race but he couldn’t save his tyres and was overtook by Berthon, who finished third, Alexander Rossi and Julián Leal.

In the final point’s positions, the youngster Robert Visoiu shows a great battle with Andre Negrao. A classic battle that the Rapax rookie got the advantage to finished on seventh place.


Pos. Car Driver Team Lap Time
1 15 Rio Haryanto Campos Racing 23 Laps
2 5 Stoffel Vandoorne ART Grand Prix 3,000
3 26 Nathanaël Berthon Lazarus 5,600
4 8 Alexander Rossi Racing Engineering 6,200
5 3 Julián Leal Carlin 13,900
6 6 Nobuharu Matsushita (R) ART Grand Prix 15,900
7 19 Robert Visoiu (R) Rapax 19,700
8 20 André Negrao Arden International 20,100
9 7 Jordan King (R) Racing Engineering 21,100
10 14 Arthur Pic Campos Racing 25,600
11 23 Richie Stanaway (R) Status Grand Prix 32,000
12 10 Artem Markelov Russian Time 33,200
13 17 Daniël de Jong MP Motorsport 34,300
14 18 Sergey Sirotkin (R) Rapax 34,300
15 2 Alex Lynn (R) Dams 35,000
16 21 Norman Nato (R) Arden International 39,500
17 9 Mitch Evans Russian Time 39,500
18 27 Zoël Amberg (R) Lazarus 41,000
19 22 Marlon Stöckinger (R) Status Grand Prix 43,300
20 11 Raffaele Marciello Trident 47,500
21 4 Marco Sørensen Carlin 49,700
22 1 Pierre Gasly Dams 56,500
23 16 Sergio Canamasas MP Motorsport Contact
24 12 Rene Binder Trident Mechanical