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2016 Hockenheimring GP2 and GP3 Series rounds

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Date  30 July 2016
Driver  Sergey Sirotkin
Laps  38
Time  1:22.193
2016 Hockenheimring GP2 and GP3 Series rounds
Location  Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany
Course  Permanent racing facility 4.574 km (2.842 mi)

The 2016 Hockenheimring GP2 and GP3 Series rounds were a pair of motor races that were held on 30 and 31 July 2016 at the Hockenheimring in the Germany as part of the GP2 Series and GP3 Series. It was the seventh round of the 2016 GP2 season and the fifth round of the 2016 GP3 season. The race weekend supported the 2016 German Grand Prix.

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Background

René Binder replaced Sergio Canamasas at Carlin GP2 team ahead of this round. This would be the second team Binder has driven for this year after having substituted for Nobuharu Matsushita in Austria for ART Grand Prix.

Qualifying

Sergey Sirotkin secured his third pole position of the year, marginally beating Pierre Gasly by sixteen-thousandths of a second, with Raffaele Marciello achieving third.

Feature Race

Sirotkin took his second victory in succession from Luca Ghiotto and Raffaele Marciello

Sprint Race

Alex Lynn took his first victory of the season after starting from the front row. It was also the first victory of the season for the DAMS outfit. Sirotkin finished second after a storming drive from eighth and Arthur Pic achieved third .

Qualifying

Alexander Albon secured his second pole position of the season with a time of 1:28.431 - marginally faster than that of Charles Leclerc, Jake Dennis and Nyck de Vries.

Race 1

Antonio Fuoco took his second win of the year. de Vries achieved second and Matt Parry in third.

Race 2

Jake Hughes took his first win of the season, with Jack Aitken in second and Charles Leclerc in third. Championship leader Alexander Albon retired after an accident with Ralph Boschung in the opening laps which subsequently promoted Leclerc into the lead of the championship.

Standings after the round

GP2 Series
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • GP3 Series
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
  • References

    2016 Hockenheimring GP2 and GP3 Series rounds Wikipedia


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