An accident at turn 4 of lap 1 saw Dmitry Suranovich, Robert Cregan, Antonio Spavone and Tamás Pál Kiss retire, and yesterday's race winner Mitch Evans was forced to pit after suffering a puncture. On lap 12 David Fumanelli was given a drive-through penalty for ignoring yellow flags, dropping him from 4th to 17th. Fabiano Machado's race cam to an end on lap 12 when the Brazilian spun into the gravel when attempting to pass Kotaro Sakurai.
Conor Daly slowly built his lead over Robert Visoiu over the course of the race and was over 3.2 seconds ahead of the Romanian driver when the race ended. The victory is Daly's first ever in GP3 Series. By finishing 2nd Robert Visoiu became the youngest driver to ever stand on the podium in GP3 Series. Matias Laine was 3rd, and the fastest lap was set by Kevin Ceccon.
Post-race there were penalties for António Félix da Costa and William Buller. Félix da Costa was given a 1-second penalty for driving with another competitor and gaining an unfair advantage, dropping him from 6th to 7th. Buller was penalised for causing a collision and will have a 5-place grid penalty applied for the feature race in Monaco.
Results of the Catalunya Sprint Race
|7.||António Félix da Costa1||+8.688|
|R.||Tamás Pál Kiss||Retired|
1 António Félix da Costa handed a 1-second penalty for driving with another competitor and gaining an unfair advantage.