Robert Kubica won a wet first World Series by Renault race at Oschersleben, taking his third victory of the season - despite going off the track early on
Kubica edged out KTR driver Tristan Gommendy, who also had an early track moment. Both Kubican and Gommendy were lucky to recover from their spins, in a race where twelve cars still failed to finish after a series of accidents.
Kubica was initially under pressure from polesitter Will Power, but Power threw away his chances of victory with a spin into the wall on lap five.
After their spins, Gommendy whittled down Kubica's seven-second lead to virtually nothing. However a safety car period, brought out to recover the car of Giovanni Tedeschi, gave Kubica breathing space. Gommendy tried again after the safety car pulled off, but Kubica had enough in reserve to take the win.
Carlin Motorsport Andreas Zuber just beat Alx Danielsson for the final podium slot.
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