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1996 International Formula 3000 Championship

1996 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship
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The 1996 International Formula 3000 Championship was contested over ten rounds from 11 May to 12 October 1996. This was the first F3000 season in which every team had the same chassis, engine and tyres.

Drivers and constructorsEdit

CalendarEdit

Round Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Nürburgring 11 May 43 4.556=195.908 km 1'07:04.885 175.227 km/h   Kenny Bräck   Kenny Bräck
  Jörg Müller
  Kenny Bräck
2   Pau Grand Prix 27 May 72 2.760=198.720 km 1'28:55.055 134.093 km/h   Tom Kristensen   Tom Kristensen   Jörg Müller
3   Autodromo di Pergusa 21 July 40 4.950=198.000 km 1'03:33.989 186.891 km/h   Marc Goossens   Jörg Müller   Marc Goossens
4   Hockenheimring 27 July 29 6.823=197.867 km 0'59:58.819 197.932 km/h   Kenny Bräck   Kenny Bräck   Kenny Bräck
5   Silverstone Circuit 18 August 40 5.072=202.880 km 1'09:17.948 175.656 km/h   Kenny Bräck   Tom Kristensen   Kenny Bräck
6   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 24 August 22 6.968=153.296 km 0'48:24.693 189.991 km/h   Tom Kristensen   Jörg Müller   Jörg Müller
7   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 14 September 47 4.250=199.750 km 1'10:45.670 169.373 km/h   Marc Goossens   Kenny Bräck   Marc Goossens
8   Autódromo do Estoril 21 September 46 4.360=200.560 km 1'14:55.143 160.621 km/h   Jörg Müller   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta
9   Mugello Circuit 28 September 38 5.245=199.31 km 1'05:44.337 181.910 km/h   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta
10   Hockenheimring 12 October 29 6.823=197.867 km 0'59:24.317 199.848 km/h   Jörg Müller   Jörg Müller   Christophe Tinseau

Final points standingsEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Pos Driver NÜR
 
PAU
 
PER
 
HOC
 
SIL
 
SPA
 
MAG
 
EST
 
MUG
 
HOC
 
Points
1   Jörg Müller 2 1 2 2 Ret 1 3 2 2 Ret 52
2   Kenny Bräck 1 2 Ret 1 1 5 2 3 3 DSQ 49
3   Marc Goossens Ret Ret 1 Ret 16 2 1 4 6 Ret 28
4   Ricardo Zonta Ret 3 Ret 6 3 9 Ret 1 1 11 27
5   Marcos Gueiros 3 Ret 4 3 4 15 Ret Ret 17 2 20
6   Christophe Tinseau 8 Ret 3 4 6 6 9 11 11 1 18
7   Tom Kristensen 4 Ret 5 2 3 4 Ret 18
8   Laurent Rédon 6 Ret 10 Ret Ret 12 4 DSQ 8 4 7
9   Cristiano da Matta 9 4 5 Ret Ret 10 5 7 Ret Ret 7
10   Oliver Tichy 11 DNQ 6 Ret Ret 8 Ret Ret 7 3 5
11   Christian Pescatori 10 Ret Ret 9 5 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret 5
12   Thomas Biagi Ret DNQ 8 DSQ DNQ 6 6 5 7 4
13   Pedro Couceiro 5 Ret 7 Ret Ret 13 8 15 Ret 2
14   Elton Julian 13 DNS Ret Ret 7 14 12 18 14 5 2
15   Patrick Lemarié 12 5 13 10 8 Ret 8 15 Ret 8 2
16   Fabrizio Gollin Ret 10 9 Ret 9 11 Ret 5 22 DNQ 2
17   Cyrille Sauvage Ret 7 Ret 7 10 7 Ret 13 12 6 1
18   Luca Rangoni 6 1
19   Jean-Philippe Belloc 7 9 Ret 8 17 20 Ret 14 9 Ret 0
20   Guillaume Gomez Ret DNS 12 11 12 18 7 9 10 0
21   Akira Iida 14 8 11 12 13 Ret 14 12 18 9 0
22   Gastón Mazzacane Ret DNQ 14 Ret 11 19 Ret 10 Ret Ret 0
23   Stephen Watson Ret Ret Ret Ret 18 16 11 Ret 16 10 0
24   Esteban Tuero 14 17 10 Ret 13 Ret 0
25   Carl Rosenblad Ret DNQ Ret 13 19 Ret 13 Ret 19 12 0
26   James Taylor Ret Ret 15 Ret 21 Ret 0
27   Steve Arnold 15 0
28   Marc Rostan 23 Ret 0
 –   Peter Olsson DSQ DNQ Ret 0
  David Dussau Ret Ret 0
  Sergio Paese Ret DNQ Ret 0
  Alexandre de Andrade Ret 0
  Norberto Fontana Ret 0
Pos Driver NÜR
 
PAU
 
PER
 
HOC
 
SIL
 
SPA
 
MAG
 
EST
 
MUG
 
HOC
 
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold � Pole
Italics � Fastest lap

NotesEdit

Complete OverviewEdit

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R22=retired, but classified R=retired NC=not classified NS=did not start NQ=did not qualify DIS(1)=disqualified after finishing as winner 17E=grid position, but started from the end of the grid

Place Name Team NÜR
 
PAU
 
PER
 
HOC
 
SIL
 
SPA
 
MAG
 
EST
 
MUG
 
HOC
 
1   Jörg Müller RSM Marko 4 2 2 1 2 2 4 2 5 R 4 1 5 3 1 2 4 2 1 R
2   Kenny Bräck SuperNova Racing 1 1 3 2 12 R 1 1 1 1 5 5 2 2 4 3 3 3 2 DIS(1)
3   Marc Goossens Team Astromega 15 R 10 R 1 1 2 R 14 16 3 2 1 1 6 4 2 6 8 R
4   Ricardo Zonta Draco Engineering 9 R 13 3 3 R 5 6 4 3 12 9 17 R 3 1 1 1 12 11
5   Marcos Gueiros SuperNova Racing 2 3 5 R 8 4 3 3 6 4 6 15 8 R 5 R 6 17 6 2
6   Tom Kristensen Shannon Racing 5 4 1 R - -
Edenbridge Racing 13 5 2 2 1 3 - - - - 5 4 3 R
  Christophe Tinseau Apomatox 12 8 6 R 4 3 6 4 8 6 8 6 14 9 18 11 13 11 4 1
8   Cristiano da Matta Pacific Racing 10 9 12 4 6 5 9 R 3 R 10 10 12 5 9 7 10 20 5 R
  Laurent Rédon DAMS 3 6 4 R 9 10 7 R 10 R 13 12 7 4 7 R 8 8 7 4
10   Christian Pescatori Durango Équipe 19 10 7 R 15 R 14 9 7 5 2 4 6 R 2 R 14 R 10 R
  Oliver Tichy RSM Marko 25 11 25 NQ 11 6 11 R 11 R 7 8 3 R 8 R 12 7 11 3
12   Thomas Biagi Autosport Racing 11 R 24 NQ 19 8 16 R - - 25 NQ 9 6 11 6 7 5 16 7
13   Pedro Couceiro Madgwick International 7 5 16 R 16 7 17 R 12 R 16 13 - -
Edenbridge Racing 16 8 20 15 17 R
  Patrick Lemarié Pacific Racing 20 12 19 5 21 13 21 10 15 8 20 R 13 8 20 15 18 R 9 8
  Fabrizio Gollin Durango Équipe 16 R 21 10 14 9 8 R 20 9 11 11 16 R 13 5 11 R22 25 NQ
  Elton Julian Nordic Racing 8 13 11 NS 5 R 18 R 9 7 15 14 20 12 22 NC 21 14 13 5
17   Luca Rangoni Shannon Racing - - 18 6 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  Cyrille Sauvage Apomatox 22 R 20 7 10 R 12 7 16 10 9 7 10 R 14 13 17 12 19 6
-   Jean-Philippe Belloc DAMS 6 7 14 9 20 R 10 8 22 17 14 20 4 R 10 14 16 9 14 R
-   Guillaume Gomez Team Astromega 14 R 9 NS 17E 12 19 11 13 12 19 18 11 7 12 9 15 10 - -
-   Akira Iida Nordic Racing 23 14 17 8 18 11 23 12 24 13 18 R 22 14 23 12 23 18 18 9
-   Gastón Mazzacane Auto Sport Racing 13 R 23 NQ 7 14 15 R 18 11 21 19 15 R 17 10 9 R 20 R
-   Stephen Watson Alpha Plus 18 R 15 R 13 R 20 R 19 18 17 16 18 11 15 R 22 16 21 10
-   Carl Rosenblad Alpha Plus 26 R 27 NQ 23 R 24 13 23 19 23 R 21 13 24 R 24 19 22 12
-   Esteban Tuero Draco Engineering - - - - - - - - 21 14 22 17 19 10 21 R 19 13 15 R
-   James Taylor Salisbury Engineering - - - - - - - - 25 R 24 R 23 15 25 R 26 21 24 R
-   Steve Arnold Edenbrigde Racing - - - - - - - - 17 15 - - - - - - - - - -
-   Marc Rostan Madgwick International - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 25 23 23 R
-   Peter Olsson Edenbrigde Racing 21 R 26 NQ 22 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Sergio Paese Draco Engineering - - 22 R 24 NQ 22 R - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   David Dussau Edenbridge Racing 17 R 8 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Alexandre de Andrade Draco Engineering 24 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Norberto Fontana Edenbridge Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 R - - - -