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2001 International Formula 3000 Championship

2001 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship
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The 2001 International Formula 3000 season was the 17th season of FIA Formula 3000 motor racing. It featured the 2001 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Drivers and the 2001 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Teams which were contested concurrently over a twelve round series from 31 March to 15 September 2001.

Contents

Drivers and teamsEdit

CalendarEdit

All races were shortened from 205 km to 150 km.

Round Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Autódromo José Carlos Pace 31 March 35 4.309=150.785 km 0'53:48.503 168.202 km/h   Jaime Melo, Jr.   Antônio Pizzonia   Justin Wilson
2   Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 15 April 31 4.933=152.686 km 0'56:45.775 161.393 km/h   Mark Webber   Mark Webber   Mark Webber
3   Circuit de Catalunya 28 April 32 4.728=151.233 km 0'52:00.457 174.474 km/h   Justin Wilson   Justin Wilson   Tomáš Enge
4   A1 Ring 13 May 35 4.326=151.410 km 0'51:57.144 174.863 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Giorgio Pantano   Justin Wilson
5   Circuit de Monaco 27 May 45 3.37=151.65 km 1'13:21.073 124.047 km/h   Mark Webber   Mark Webber   Mark Webber
6   Nürburgring 23 June 33 4.556=150.331 km 0'50:50.598 177.405 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Giorgio Pantano   Tomáš Enge
7   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 30 June 36 4.251=152.85 km 0'54:39.769 167.774 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Mark Webber   Mark Webber
8   Silverstone Circuit 14 July 30 5.141=154.126 km 0'50:56.439 184.535 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Sébastien Bourdais   Sébastien Bourdais
9   Hockenheimring 28 July 22 6.825=150.150 km 0'44:47.547 201.127 km/h   Ricardo Sperafico   Tomáš Enge   Antônio Pizzonia
10   Hungaroring 19 August 38 3.973=150.974 km 0'58:00.190 156.250 km/h   Justin Wilson   Giorgio Pantano   Justin Wilson
11   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 1 September 22 6.968=153.296 km 0'51:48.919 177.490 km/h   Ricardo Sperafico   Mario Haberfeld   Ricardo Sperafico
12   Autodromo Nazionale Monza 15 September 24 5.793=138.767 km 0'43:58.618 189.306 km/h   Antônio Pizzonia   Antônio Pizzonia   Giorgio Pantano

Final points standingsEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Points towards the 2001 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Drivers were awarded on a 10-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six finishers at each round: 10 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place. No additional points were awarded.

Pos Driver INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
A1R
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
Points
1   Justin Wilson 1 6 3 1 2 Ret 2 2 2 1 2 2 71
2   Mark Webber 7 1 7 Ret 1 2 1 4 Ret Ret Ret Ret 39
3   Tomáš Enge 12 3 1 3 7 1 3 5 5 11 4 39
4   Sébastien Bourdais 3 Ret 11 Ret 4 8 6 1 4 3 6 9 26
5   Ricardo Sperafico Ret 14 19 Ret 5 3 13 11 3 7 1 3 24
6   Antônio Pizzonia 9 4 6 4 Ret 6 10 3 1 Ret 8 Ret 22
7   Bas Leinders 10 9 2 2 Ret 11 Ret 8 6 6 7 4 17
8   Ricardo Mauricio 6 5 Ret 7 17 2 3 6 14
9   Giorgio Pantano Ret 11 9 15 Ret 21 8 Ret 7 5 11 1 12
10   David Saelens 4 Ret 5 9 Ret 4 9 DNS Ret 5 10
11   Darren Manning 8 2 20 Ret Ret 7 5 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret 9
12   Jaime Melo, Jr. 2 Ret 21 5 11 13 14 12 12 8
13   Patrick Friesacher Ret 5 8 Ret Ret 10 4 19 11 4 10 Ret 8
14   Stéphane Sarrazin 3 4
15   Mario Haberfeld Ret Ret 4 Ret Ret Ret 7 15 Ret Ret 19 13 3
16   Marc Goossens Ret 5 7 2
17   Joël Camathias 5 15 18 Ret Ret 18 17 17 9 13 15 15 2
18   Andrea Piccini 11 Ret 13 6 Ret 9 Ret Ret Ret 8 Ret 8 1
19   Fabrizio Gollin 6 8 17 Ret 8 20 12 10 Ret Ret 12 10 1
20   Rodrigo Sperafico 13 7 22 8 9 12 15 14 8 0
21   Dino Morelli 7 Ret Ret 20 Ret 0
22   Gabriele Lancieri Ret 13 Ret 12 Ret 14 13 10 9 9 14 Ret 0
23   Jonathan Cochet 16 11 9 15 0
24   Derek Hill 14 Ret 16 13 Ret 15 16 Ret Ret 12 9 12 0
25   Viktor Maslov Ret 10 12 11 10 17 18 16 14 Ret 18 14 0
26   Antonio García Ret 16 10 Ret 10 16 11 0
27   Nicolás Filiberti 20 17 14 10 0
28   Justin Keen 16 12 0
29   Zsolt Baumgartner 19 Ret 18 16 Ret 13 17 0
30   Enrico Toccacelo 13 Ret 17 Ret 0
31   Gabriele Varano 15 Ret 15 14 Ret 0
32   Norberto Fontana 14 Ret Ret 0
33   Jaroslav Janiš 16 0
34   Ananda Mikola 17 Ret 23 0
35   Yann Goudy 18 0
36   Gianluca Calcagni Ret 0
  Tomas Scheckter Ret 0
Pos Driver INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
A1R
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
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.
  • The official FIA Championship Classification also allocated championship positions to a further 17 drivers who had each scored zero points.[2]

Complete OverviewEdit

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

R12=retired, but classified R=retired NS=did not start (8)=place after practice, but grid position not held free 4E=grid position, but started from the end of the grid 11P=grid position, but started from pit lane

Pos. Name Team INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
OST
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
1   Justin Wilson Nordic Racing 7 1 6 6 1 3 4 1 2 2 7 R 4 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 2 2 2
2   Mark Webber Super Nova Racing 10 7 1 1 11 7 6 R 1 1 2 2 2 1 4 4 7 R 2 R 5 R 4E R
3   Tomáš Enge Nordic Racing 5 12 4 3 2 1 5 3 9 7 1 1 1 3 1 5 3 5 5 11 9 4 - -
4   Sébastien Bourdais DAMS 12 3 9 R 12 11 1 R 5 4 5 8 7 6 3 1 8 4 4 3 11 6 10 9
5   Ricardo Sperafico Petrobras Junior Team 2 R 11 14 9 19 17 R 7 5 3 3 13 13 19 11 1 3 14 7 1 1 6 3
6   Antônio Pizzonia Petrobras Junior Team 4 9 7 4 8 6 7 4 17 R 8 6 9 10 7 3 6 1 10 R 2 8 1 R
7   Bas Leinders KTR 13 10 21 9 3 2 3 2 13 R 17 11 14 R 8 8 11 6 13 6 10 7 9 4
8   Ricardo Mauricio Red Bull Junior Team - - - - - - - - 8 6 9 5 12 R 5 7 18 17 3 2 4 3 13 6
9   Giorgio Pantano Team Astromega 6 19 5 11 10 9 10 15 23 R 10 21 11 8 9 20 19 7 11 5 19 11 3 1
10   David Saelens European Minardi F3000 8 4 13 R 5 5 15 9 15 R 4 4 6 9 (8) NS - - 9 NS 17 R 8 5
11   Darren Manning Arden Team Russia 14 8 3 2 6 20 11 R 3 R 6 7 8 5 6 6 5 R 7 R 7 R 12 R
12   Jaime Melo, Jr. Durango Formula 1 2 10 R 15 21 14 5 16 11 16 13 19 14 17 12 21 12 - - - - - -
13   Patrick Friesacher Red Bull Junior Team 24 R 2 5 7 8 2 R 6 R13 11 10 3 4 14 19 12 11 6 4 6 10 7 R
14   Stéphane Sarrazin F3000 Prost Junior Team - - - - - - - - 4 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
15   Mario Haberfeld Super Nova Racing 9 R 12 R 4 4 13 R 11 R12 15 R23 5 7 11E 15 10 R 15 R 14 19 5 13
16   Joël Camathias KTR 20 5 26 15 23 18 16 R 19 R 22 18 21 17 21 17 15 9 19 13 22 15 22 15
17   Marc Goossens Coloni F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8 R 8 5 19 7
18   Fabrizio Gollin Coloni F3000 15 6 16 8 16 17 8 R 10 8 12 20 15 12 12 10 13 R 18 R 12 12 17 10
19   Andrea Piccini European Minardi F3000 18 11 15 R 19 13 12 6 14 R 13 9 16 R 13 R 4 R 16 8 16 R 11P 8
20   Rodrigo Sperafico Coloni F3000 3 13 8 7 20 22 18 8 12 9 14 12 18 15 20 14 14 8 - - - - - -
21   Dino Morelli Team Astromega - - - - - - 21 7 18 R 19 R22 17 20 15 R - - - - - - - -
22   Gabriele Lancieri Durango Formula 19 R 25 12 24 R 22 12 20E R 24 14 20 19 22 13 17 10 23 9 21 14 15E 18
23   Jonathan Cochet F3000 Prost Junior Team - - - - - - - - - - 18 16 10 11 10 9 23 15 - - - - - -
24   Derek Hill DAMS 17 14 23 R 21 16 24 13 21 R 20 15 23 16 16 R 22 R 24 12 15 9 23 12
25   Viktor Maslov Arden Team Russia 21 R 17 10 18 12 20 11 24 10 21 17 24 18 18 16 20 14 22 R 24 18 18 14
26   Nicolás Filiberti F3000 Prost Junior Team 16 20 14 14 19 10 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
27   Antonio García Red Bull Junior Team 11 R 14 16 13 10 9 R - - - - - - - - - -
Durango Formula 21 10 23 16 20P 11
28   Zsolt Baumgartner F3000 Prost Junior Team - - - - - - - - - - 23 19 22 R 23 18 24 16 17 R 20 13 24 17
29   Justin Keen Kid Jensen Racing/Monaco Motorsport 23 16 24 12 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
30   Enrico Toccacelo Team Astromega - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 13 12 R 18 17 14 R
31   Norberto Fontana F3000 Prost Junior Team - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 14 13 R 21 R
32   Gabriele Varano F3000 Prost Junior Team 22 15 22 R 17 15 23 14 22 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
33   Jaroslav Janiš Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 16
34   Ananda Mikola Team Astromega 25 17 19 R 22 23 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
35   Yann Goudy Kid Jensen Racing/Monaco Motorsport 26 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
36   Gianluca Calcagni Kid Jensen Racing/Monaco Motorsport - - 20 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-   Tomas Scheckter European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 9 R - - - - - -

Teams ChampionshipEdit

Points towards the 2001 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Teams were awarded on a 10-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six finishers at each round.

Position [2] Team R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 Total
1 Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 10 5 14 14 6 10 10 8 8 10 9 6 110
2 Petrobras Junior Team - 3 1 3 2 5 - 4 14 - 10 4 46
3 Super Nova Racing - 10 3 - 10 6 10 3 - - - - 42
4 DAMS 4 - - - 3 - 1 10 3 4 1 - 26
5 Red Bull Junior Team - 2 - - 1 2 3 - - 9 4 1 22
6 KTR 2 - 6 6 - - - - 1 1 - 3 19
7 Team Astromega - - - - - - - - - 2 - 10 12
8 European Minardi 3 - 2 1 - 3 - - - - - 2 11
9 Arden Team Russia - 6 - - - - 2 1 - - - - 9
10 Durango Formula 6 - - 2 - - - - - - - - 8
11 Prost Junior - - - - 4 - - - - - - - 4
12 Coloni 1 - - - - - - - - - 2 - 3
13 Kid Jensen - - - - - - - - - - - - 0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Autosport Grand Prix Review 2001, page 148
  2. ^ a b 2001 FIA Championship Classifications Retrieved from web.archive.org on 7 September 2009

Further readingEdit

  • Automobile Year, 2001/2002

External linksEdit