Romain Grosjean won the GP2 Asia Series feature race at Imola Good news for the F1 ambitions of former Renault pilot Romain Grosjean, with the Frenchman winning the opening race of the GP2 Asia Series race at Imola.

The Renault test driver – driving for the team’s DAMS GP2 squad – took command of the race from the off and won by almost 15 seconds by the chequered flag.

The race featured other F1 test and reserve drivers, with Team Lotus test driver Davide Valsecchi finishing a hard-charging sixth (only to be disqualified) while his team-mate Luiz Razia crashed out on the opening lap. Grosjean’s test driver contemporary Fairuz Fauzy finished ninth for the Super Nova team.

[Image via DAMS]

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