However, Vidales’ win is doubtful with an incident with Crawford beneath investigation after the Spaniard allegedly ran the American off the observe when the pair battled for the lead into Turn 1 on Lap 12.
Crawford tried to go across the outdoors of Vidales into the primary nook however was compelled to chop the nook, bouncing over the sausage kerb at Turn 1.
The Prema driver was unable to mount a cost within the subsequent laps, dropping to over 1.5s behind earlier than closing up once more to 1.2s by Lap 20.
The incident will go to the stewards’ room to find out whether or not Vidales did not go away ample house for Crawford.
The likeliest penalty – ought to the stewards really feel one is critical – is a five-second penalty for Vidales, which might drop him to second as Caio Collet completed 6.4s off the lead in third.
Collet obtained previous Juan Manuel Correa to safe the rostrum forward of Arthur Leclerc, who left it late to cost from seventh as much as fourth.
Correa in the end dropped to fifth – a robust consequence after lacking the final spherical, with Aleksandr Smolyar, Kaylen Frederick and Roman Stanek – who will begin Sunday’s function race from pole place – rounded out the highest eight.
Reece Ushijima was a robust ninth forward of Red Bull F1 junior Isack Hadjar within the Hitech Grand Prix.