Felix Porteiro dominated the first World Series by Renault race Valencia, taking a lights-to-flag victory
The local driver led home his Epsilon teammate and championship leader Robert Kubica by 1.147 seconds to take his first win of the season.
Pole sitter Porteiro was only threatened at the start when he had to move across the front of fellow front-row starter Kubica to lead into the first turn. Afterwards the Spaniard was able to pull away from the field to victory.
Carlin Motorsport's Will Power secured his first podium victory of the season passing American Colin Fleming on the first lap. Fleming had taken the position but the pair collided. Fleming ran wide onto the gravel and Power took the position.
Spaniard Adrian Valles kept the home crowd happy with fourth place, ahead of Frenchmen Simon Pagenaud and Patrick Pilet.
CLASSIFIEID Pos Driver Team Time 1. Felix Porteiro Epsilon 26:46.474 2. Robert Kubica Epsilon + 1.147 3. Will Power Carlin + 1.974 4. Adrian Valles Pons + 2.603 5. Simon Pagenaud Saulnier + 3.544 6. Patrick Pilet Jenzer + 9.236 7. Tristan Gommendy KTR + 9.964 8. Alx Danielsson Dams + 11.973 9. Colin Fleming Jenzer + 13.542 10. Enrico Toccacelo Victory + 14.186 11. Markus Winkelhock Draco + 14.925 12. Christian Montanari Draco + 15.388 13. Daniel La Rosa Interwetten + 17.636 14. Jaap Van Lagen KTR + 19.547 15. Milos Pavlovic GD + 21.380 16. Karun Chandhok RC + 21.883 17. Ryo Fukuda Saulnier + 25.460 18. Celso Miguez Pons + 35.993 19. Frederik Vervisch GD + 36.332 20. Damien Pasini Cram + 48.704 21. Giovanni Tedeschi RC + 49.907 22. Ivan Bellarosa Avelon + 57.958 23. Eric Salignon Cram + 2 Laps NOT CLASSIFIED/RETIREMENTS: Driver Team On Lap Giorgio Mondini Eurointernational 13 Tomas Kostka Victory 13 Raffaele Giammaria Dams 6 Andreas Zuber Carlin 4 Mehdi Bennani Avelon 0
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