1999 International Formula 3000 Championship

1999 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship
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The 1999 International Formula 3000 season was the thirty-third season of the second-tier of Formula One feeder championship and also fifteenth season under the International Formula 3000 Championship moniker which was an FIA sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of Formula 3000 racing cars. The title was contested over a ten-round series from 1 May to 25 September 1999.[1] This was the first F3000 season in which every International Championship race took place during a Formula One weekend and supported the Grand Prix itself.

Drivers and teamsEdit

 
The Lola B99/50 of Drivers' Champion Nick Heidfeld.

The following drivers and teams took part in the 1999 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship. A Lola B99/50 chassis powered by a Zytek V8 engine was mandatory for all entries.

Team No. Driver Rounds
  Super Nova Racing 1   Ricardo Mauricio 1-3
  David Saelens 4-10
2   Jason Watt All
  West Competition 3   Nick Heidfeld All
4   Mario Haberfeld All
  Den Blå Avis
  Petrobras Junior Team
5   Max Wilson 1-8, 10
  Marcelo Battistuzzi 9
6   Bruno Junqueira All
  Team Astromega 7   Justin Wilson All
8   Gonzalo Rodríguez 1-9
  Gauloises Junior 9   André Couto All
10   Stéphane Sarrazin All
  Durango 11   Paolo Ruberti All
12   Wolf Henzler 1-7
  Nicolas Filiberti 8
  Giovanni Montanari 9-10
  Lukoil Arden 15   Viktor Maslov All
16   Marc Goossens All
  European Edenbridge Racing 17   Oliver Gavin All
18   Jamie Davies All
  DAMS 19   Franck Montagny All
20   David Terrien All
  Cica Team Oreca 23   Grégoire de Galzain 1-4
  Alex Müller 5-8
  Steve Hiesse 9
  Romain Dumas 10
24   Soheil Ayari All
  Coloni Motorsport 25   Polo Villaamil All
26   Norman Simon 1-7
  Marcelo Battistuzzi 8
  Dino Morelli 9-10
  Nordic Racing 27   Sascha Bert 1-3
  Arnd Meier 4-10
28   Kevin McGarrity All
  Draco Engineering 29   Fabrice Walfisch All
30   Oliver Martini 1-9
  Cyrille Sauvage 10
  GP Racing 31   Giovanni Montanari 1-4
  Gastón Mazzacane 5
  Laurent Delahaye 6-10
32   Fabrizio Gollin All
  Fortec Motorsport 35   Norberto Fontana All
36   Andrej Pavicevic All
  Monaco Motorsport 37   Thomas Biagi 1-5
  Alex Yoong 6-10
38   Brian Smith 1-4
  Cyrille Sauvage 5-8
  Marco Apicella 9
  Marcelo Battistuzzi 10
  Red Bull Junior/RSM Marko 39   Enrique Bernoldi All
40   Markus Friesacher 1-3
  Ricardo Mauricio 4-10
  Portman-Arrows 41   Boris Derichebourg 1-3
42   Marcelo Battistuzzi 1-3
  WRT Fina 43   Tomáš Enge All
44   David Saelens 1-3
  Andrea Boldrini 4-8
  Norman Simon 9-10
  Witmeur KTR 45   Bas Leinders All
46   Jeffrey van Hooydonk All
  Kid Jensen Racing 47   Nicolas Minassian All
48   Andrea Piccini All

CalendarEdit

Starting in, all International Formula 3000 were held in Formula One Grand Prix.

Round Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 1 May 42 4.930=207.060 km 1.11:29.942 173.584 km/h   Max Wilson   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld
2   Circuit de Monaco 15 May 50 3.367=168.350 km 1'18:22.018 128.693 km/h   Nick Heidfeld   Stéphane Sarrazin   Gonzalo Rodríguez
3   Circuit de Catalunya 29 May 44 4.728=208.032 km 1'13:16.982 170.982 km/h   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld
4   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 26 June 49 4.250=208.250 km 1'25:56.738 145.252 km/h   Bruno Junqueira   Soheil Ayari   Nick Heidfeld
5   Silverstone Circuit 10 July 40 5.140=205.600 km 1'07:48.722 181.622 km/h   Nicolas Minassian   Nick Heidfeld   Nicolas Minassian
6   A1 Ring 24 July 48 4.319=207.312 km 1'07:50.994 183.327 km/h   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld
7   Hockenheimring 31 July 30 6.823=204.690 km 1'00:17.627 200.369 km/h   Max Wilson   Gonzalo Rodríguez   Bruno Junqueira
8   Hungaroring 14 August 52 3.972=206.544 km 1'19:43.676 155.475 km/h   Fabrice Walfisch   Nick Heidfeld   Stéphane Sarrazin
9   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 28 August 30 6.968=209.040 km 1'13:57.599 169.571 km/h   Jason Watt   Gonzalo Rodríguez   Jason Watt
10   Nürburgring 25 September 45 4.556=205.020 km 1'09:35.500 176.763 km/h   Nick Heidfeld   Nick Heidfeld   Jason Watt

Final points standingsEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Pos Driver IMO
 
MON
 
CAT
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
A1R
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
NUR
 
Points
1   Nick Heidfeld 1 7 1 1 3 1 Ret 2 4 2 59
2   Jason Watt Ret 2 Ret Ret 10 4 7 6 1 1 30
3   Gonzalo Rodríguez 5 1 2 Ret 15 DNQ 4 Ret 2 27
4   Stéphane Sarrazin 4 14 5 5 7 6 3 1 Ret 17 22
5   Bruno Junqueira Ret 6 4 Ret 2 DNQ 1 15 Ret 16 20
6   Nicolas Minassian 13 Ret 8 14 1 3 Ret 5 3 Ret 20
7   Soheil Ayari Ret Ret 10 8 4 2 12 4 Ret 4 15
8   Max Wilson Ret 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret 2 Ret 3 14
9   David Saelens DNQ DNQ DNQ 3 9 Ret 8 DNQ 5 5 8
10   Kevin McGarrity 2 DNQ 9 Ret 23 DNQ 15 10 Ret 7 6
11   Tomáš Enge DNQ DNQ 14 2 17 11 Ret 14 11 Ret 6
12   Franck Montagny 10 9 Ret 7 6 12 6 3 Ret 9 6
13   André Couto Ret Ret 3 Ret DNQ 7 Ret Ret 7 DNS 4
14   Fabrice Walfisch 3 DNQ Ret Ret 13 Ret Ret Ret 16 Ret 4
15   Norberto Fontana Ret 5 Ret Ret 5 8 Ret Ret 14 10 4
16   Oliver Gavin 12 4 DNQ DNQ 14 DNQ DNQ DNQ 9 8 3
17   Jeffrey van Hooydonk Ret 10 11 4 19 DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ 12 3
18   Enrique Bernoldi 9 15 Ret 12 20 Ret 5 8 DNQ DNQ 2
19   Andrea Piccini Ret Ret DNQ 13 8 5 DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ 2
20   Justin Wilson 6 Ret 6 10 Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 2
21   Jamie Davies 7 13 7 DNQ 12 DNQ 9 12 12 6 1
22   Ricardo Mauricio 15 Ret Ret DNQ DNQ 15 DNQ 9 6 Ret 1
23   Bas Leinders DNQ DNQ Ret 6 16 Ret Ret Ret DNQ Ret 1
  David Terrien DNQ 8 Ret 9 11 DNQ DNQ DNQ 8 11 0
  Brian Smith 8 Ret DNQ DNQ 0
  Polo Villaamil DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 9 DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ 0
  Norman Simon Ret DNQ 18 DNQ 22 10 DNQ DNQ 15 0
  Oliver Martini DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ 16 10 DNQ DNQ 0
  Dino Morelli 10 DNQ 0
  Fabrizio Gollin DNQ 11 12 11 DNQ Ret Ret 11 13 18 0
  Marcelo Battistuzzi 11 12 DNQ 13 17 DNQ 0
  Cyrille Sauvage DNQ 14 11 DNQ 14 0
  Andrej Pavicevic DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 21 DNQ 13 DNQ 15 13 0
  Wolf Henzler Ret DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ 13 DNQ 0
  Paolo Ruberti 14 Ret Ret 15 Ret DNQ Ret Ret DNQ 19 0
  Mario Haberfeld DNQ DNQ Ret Ret 18 Ret 14 DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Marc Goossens DNQ DNQ Ret Ret DNQ Ret Ret DSQ Ret DNQ 0
  Alex Yoong DNQ DNQ DNQ Ret Ret 0
  Boris Derichebourg Ret Ret DNQ 0
  Andrea Boldrini DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ 0
  Laurent Delahaye DNQ DNQ DNQ DNS DNQ 0
  Viktor Maslov DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Arnd Meier DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Giovanni Montanari DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Thomas Biagi DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Grégoire de Galzain DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Alex Müller DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Sascha Bert DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Markus Friesacher DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Gastón Mazzacane DNQ 0
  Nicolas Filiberti DNQ 0
  Steve Hiesse DNQ 0
  Marco Apicella DNQ 0
  Romain Dumas DNQ 0
Pos Driver IMO
 
MON
 
CAT
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
A1R
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
NUR
 
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

  • All drivers used Lola B99/50 chassis, with Zytek V8 engines, and Avon tyres.
  • Marc Goossens was disqualified from the Hungarian round of the championship due to an illegal suspension damper.

Complete OverviewEdit

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

R=retired NC=not classified NS=did not start NQ=did not qualify NT=no time set in qualifying DIS(3)=disqualified after finishing in third place DIS=disqualified in practice

Place Name Team IMO
 
MON
 
CAT
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
OST
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
NÜR
 
1   Nick Heidfeld West Competition Team 3 1 1 7 1 1 2 1 3 3 1 1 5 R 3 2 10 4 1 2
2   Jason Watt SuperNova Racing 6 R 4 2 20 R 3 R 14 10 6 4 10 7 12 6 1 1 2 1
3   Gonzalo Rodríguez Team Astromega 8 5 2 1 2 2 17 R 16 15 30 NQ 4 4 4 R 9 2 - -
4   Stéphane Sarrazin Gauloises Formula 10 4 8 14 6 5 7 5 6 7 26 6 6 3 2 1 5 R 6 17
5   Bruno Junqueira Den Blå Avis/Petrobras Junior Team 4 R 14 6 16 4 1 R 2 2 38 NQ 2 1 18 15 3 R 4 16
  Nicolas Minassian Kid Jensen Racing 15 13 3 16 21 8 8 14 1 1 7 3 19 R 11 5 4 3 22 R
7   Soheil Ayari Cica Team Oreca 14 R 10 R 4 10 9 8 4 4 4 2 8 12 8 4 7 R 7 4
8   Max Wilson Den Blå Avis/Petrobras Junior Team 1 R 7 3 3 DIS(13) 6 R 9 R 17 R 1 2 21 R - - 3 3
9   David Saelens WRT FINA Racing 29 NQ 28 NQ 31 NQ
SuperNova Racing 12 3 11 9 21 R 17 8 29 NQ 8 5 8 5
10   Kevin McGarrity Nordic Racing 2 2 30 NQ 22 9 15 R 18 23 34 NQ 12 15 14 10 23 R 11 7
  Tomáš Enge WRT FINA Racing 28 NQ 29 NQ 25 13 4 2 19 17 9 11 21 R 17 14 18 11 10 R
  Franck Montagny DAMS 17 10 21 9 7 R 18 7 7 6 3 12 3 6 7 3 6 R 16 9
13   Fabrice Walfisch} Draco 9 3 31 NQ 23 16 20 R 15 13 23 R 11 R 1 R 2 16 20 R
  André Couto Gauloises Formula 7 R 5 NS 13 3 24 17 33 NQ 25 7 15 R 5 R 14 7 DIS -
  Norberto Fontana Fortec Motorsport 5 R 19 5 9 14 14 R 5 5 5 8 9 16 19 R 22 14 12 10
16   Oliver Gavin European Edenbridge Racing 21 12 11 4 29 NQ 28 NQ 21 14 27 NQ 31 NQ 27 NQ 12 9 14 8
  Jeffrey van Hooydonk Witmeur Team KTR 22 R 16 10 10 11 11 4 12 19 36 NQ 29 NQ 10 16 35 NQ 13 12
18   Justin Wilson Team Astromega 11 6 13 R 5 6 26 10 23 R 11 17 23 R 9 7 20 R 5 R
  Andrea Piccini Kid Jensen Racing 12 R 24 R 30 NQ 23 13 8 8 14 5 27 NQ 16 R 27 NQ 34 NQ
  Enrique Bernoldi Red Bull Junior/RSM Marko 19 9 23 15 15 15 10 12 25 20 13 R 7 5 15 8 28 NQ NT -
21   Bas Leinders Witmeur Team KTR 30 NQ 17 NS 19 R 16 6 13 16 15 R 13 R 25 R 34 NQ 18 R
  Ricardo Mauricio SuperNova Racing 25 15 25 R 17 R
Red Bull Junior/RSM Marko 33 NQ 34 NQ 12 15 35 NQ 22 9 11 6 21 20
  Jamie Davies European Edenbridge Racing 20 7 12 13 12 7 37 NQ 10 12 40 NQ 16 9 26 12 19 12 9 6
-   David Terrien DAMS 32 NQ 18 8 14 R 19 9 20 11 28 NQ 30 NQ 30 NQ 25 8 19 11
-   Brian Smith Monaco Motorsport 16 8 20 R 39 NQ 35 NQ - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Polo Villaamil Coloni Motorsport 33 NQ 37 NQ 27 NQ 32 NQ 37 NQ 19 9 33 NQ 23 R 32 NQ 27 NQ
-   Norman Simon Coloni Motorsport 26 R 34 NQ 26 R 29 NQ 24 22 24 10 32 NQ - -
WRT FINA Racing 29 NQ 15 15
-   Oliver Martini Draco 35 NQ 6 R 35 NQ 27 NQ 36 NQ 16 16 22 10 32 NQ 31 NQ - -
-   Dino Morelli Coloni Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 15 10 28 NQ
-   Fabrizio Gollin GP Racing 27 NQ 22 11 24 12 21 11 28 NQ 10 R 20 R 24 11 17 13 23 18
-   Marcelo Battistuzzi Portman-Arrows Racing 18 11 26 12 28 NQ - - - - - - - -
Coloni Motorsport 20 13
Den Blå Avis/Petrobras Junior Team 24 17 - -
-   Cyrille Sauvage Monaco Motorsport - - - - - - - - 40 NQ 22 14 24 11 28 NQ - -
Draco 26 14
-   Andrej Pavicevic Fortec Motorsport 42 NQ 36 NQ 38 NQ 31 NQ 26 21 32 NQ 26 13 40 NQ 21 15 17 13
-   Wolf Henzler Durango Formula 24 R 32 NQ 33 NQ 25 R 32 NQ 2 13 28 NQ - - - - - -
-   Paolo Ruberti Durango Formula 13 14 9 R 11 R 22 15 17 R 29 NQ 25 R 13 R 36 NQ 24 19
-   Mario Haberfeld West Competition Team 36 NQ 41 NQ 8 R 13 R 22 18 8 R 18 14 36 NQ 33 NQ 32 NQ
-   Marc Goossens Lukoil Arden Racing 37 NQ 38 NQ 18 R 5 16 30 NQ 20 R 14 R 6 DIS(3) 13 R 30 NQ
-   Alex Yoong Monaco Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - 37 NQ 38 NQ 39 NQ 16 R 25 R
-   Boris Derichebourg Portman-Arrows Racing 23 R 15 R 34 NQ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Andrea Boldrini WRT FINA Racing - - - - - - 39 NQ 38 NQ 18 9 34 NQ 34 NQ - - - -
-   Laurent Delahaye GP Racing - - - - - - - - - - 39 NQ 39 NQ 33 NQ 26 R 31 NQ
-   Viktor Maslov Lukoil Arden Racing 39 NQ 39 NQ 41 NQ 38 NQ 39 NQ 35 NQ 40 NQ 35 NQ 30 NQ 35 NQ
-   Arnd Meier Nordic Racing - - - - - - 40 NQ 27 NQ 33 NQ 37 NQ 37 NQ 40 NQ 29 NQ
-   Giovanni Montanari GP Racing 31 NQ 27 NQ 36 NQ 36 NQ - - - - - - - -
Durango Formula 37 NQ 36 NQ
-   Thomas Biagi Monaco Motorsport 34 NQ 33 NQ 37 NQ 34 NQ 35 NQ - - - - - - - - - -
-   Grégoire de Galzain Cica Team Oreca 38 NQ 35 NQ 32 NQ 30 NQ - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Alex Müller Cica Team Oreca - - - - - - - - 29 NQ 31 NQ 36 NQ 31 NQ - - - -
-   Sascha Bert Nordic Racing 40 NQ NT - 40 NQ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Markus Friesacher Red Bull Junior/RSM Marko 41 NQ 40 NQ 42 NQ - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Gastón Mazzacane GP Racing - - - - - - - - 31 NQ - - - - - - - - - -
-   Nicolas Filiberti Durango Formula - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 38 NQ - - - -
-   Steve Hiesse Cica Team Oreca - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 38 NQ - -
-   Marco Apicella Monaco Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 39 NQ - -
-   Romain Dumas Cica Team Oreca - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 33 NQ

See alsoEdit

1999 Italian Formula 3000 season

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1999 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship Calendar Retrieved from www.fia.com via webarchive on 9 November 2009

Further readingEdit

  • Heidfeld's Year, Formula 3000 Review, Autocourse, 1999/2000, pages 238-241
  • Other Major Results, Autocourse, 1999/2000, pages 281-282
  • Automobile Year, 1999/2000 (championship points table), page 258

External linksEdit