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News : Rio Haryanto won GP3 Nurburgring 2011

Rio Haryanto success won GP3 Nurburging Race I. Results were nicely complement the appearance of the Indonesia young drivers in the qualifying session.

In the race, Rio occupies third position in the qualifying session. He was behind Mitch Evans and Antonio Felix da Costa.

After qualifying, Rio satisfied with his performance and was told that he is targeting to finish in the top three in the race I. For the record, this is his first victory this season in GP3.

Race itself takes place in an increasingly heavy rain and when nearing the end. Rio survived a fight with Lewis Williamson and Harden MW racer until the end of the race.

Williamson had tried to pass through Rio on the last lap, but the driver Manor Racing team was able to maintain his position until the finish.

"I'm glad to finally win again after last winning in Istanbul last year. Since the beginning of a nice suit my car, either during free practice and qualifying. I also liked this track, although this was the first tried it because last year Germany GP3 was held at Hockenheim. "

A good start and dry tire choice is just right. But the rain did disrupt the race towards the finish.

Race II will take place on Sunday (24/07/2011) local time. By law, the Rio will start the race from eighth position in the race.


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