2001 Masters of Formula 3

The 2001 Marlboro Masters of Formula 3 was the eleventh Masters of Formula 3 race held at the Circuit Park Zandvoort in Zandvoort, Netherlands on 5 August 2001. The 25-lap race was won by Takuma Sato, for Carlin Motorsport who started from the pole position and led every lap. André Lotterer of Jaguar Racing finished in second, 9.2 seconds behind Sato, whose teammate Anthony Davidson placed third.[1][2]

Race details
Zandvoort.svg
Date 5 August 2001
Official name Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
Location Circuit Park Zandvoort, Netherlands
Course 4.3 km (2.7 mi)
Distance 25 laps, 107.5 km (66.8 mi)
Pole
Driver Japan Takuma Sato Carlin Motorsport
Time 1:33.677
Fastest Lap
Driver Japan Takuma Sato Carlin Motorsport
Time 1:35.240 (on lap 16 of 25)
Podium
First Japan Takuma Sato Carlin Motorsport
Second Germany André Lotterer Jaguar Racing
Third United Kingdom Anthony Davidson Carlin Motorsport

Drivers and teamsEdit

2001 Entry List[3]
Team No Driver Chassis[N 1] Engine Main series
  Signature Competition 1   Benoît Tréluyer F399 Renault All-Japan Formula Three
2   Mathieu Zangarelli F399 French Formula Three
3   Bruno Besson F399
  Carlin Motorsport 4   Takuma Sato F301 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
5   Anthony Davidson F301
  Serge Saulnier 6   Marchy Lee F301 Mugen-Honda
7   Ryo Fukuda F301 French Formula Three
  Opel Team BSR 8   Toshihiro Kaneishi F300 Opel German Formula Three
9   Frank Diefenbacher F301
11   Bernhard Auinger F399
  Manor Motorsport 12   Derek Hayes F300 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
14   Jeffrey Jones F300
15   Mark Taylor F300
  RC Motorsport 16   Paolo Montin F300 Opel All-Japan Formula Three
17   Cristiano Citron F300 Italian Formula Three
  ASM Elf 18   Tristan Gommendy F300 Renault French Formula Three
19   Tiago Monteiro F300
  ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg 20   Stefan Mücke F301 Opel German Formula Three
21   Markus Winkelhock F300
  Jaguar Racing 22   André Lotterer F300 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
23   James Courtney F300
  GM Motorsport 24   Nicolas Kiesa F301 Toyota German Formula Three
25   Tony Schmidt F301
26   Hannes Lachinger F301
  Alan Docking Racing 28   Andy Priaulx F301 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
  Prema Powerteam 29   Björn Wirdheim F301 Opel German Formula Three
30   Kosuke Matsuura F301
32   Ryan Briscoe F300
  Team Avanti 33   Matthew Davies F301 Opel British Formula 3
  Cram Competition 34   Matteo Grassotto F301 Opel German Formula Three
35   Raffaele Giammaria F301
  Fortec Motorsport 36   Alex Gurney F301 Renault British Formula 3
37   Gianmaria Bruni F301
  Target Racing 38   Sakon Yamamoto F301 Opel All-Japan Formula Three
  MOL-Trella Motorsport 39   Zsolt Baumgartner F300 Opel German Formula Three
  Swiss Racing Team 40   Kari Mäenpää F399 Opel German Formula Three
41   João Paulo de Oliveira F399
  Duma Racing 42   Ryan Dalziel F301 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
43   Jamie Spence F301
  Promatecme UK 44   Bruce Jouanny F301 Mugen-Honda British Formula 3
45   Atsushi Katsumata F301
  Van Amersfoort Racing 46   Allan Simonsen F300 Opel German Formula Three
47   Marco du Pau F399
  JB Motorsport 48   Tom van Bavel F399 Opel German Formula Three
49   Nicolas Stelandre F399
Notes
  1. ^ All drivers competed in Dallara chassis; model listed.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Group AEdit

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Time Rank Q2 Time Rank Gap
1 1   Benoît Tréluyer Signature Competition 1:33.785 1 1:34.899 6
2 19   Tiago Monteiro ASM Elf 1:34.034 2 1:35.402 15 +0.249
3 7   Ryo Fukuda Serge Saulnier 1:34.461 7 1:34.211 1 +0.426
4 37   Gianmaria Bruni Fortec Motorsport 1:34.505 9 1:34.248 2 +0.463
5 5   Anthony Davidson Carlin Motorsport 1:34.282 3 1:34.336 3 +0.497
6 25   Tony Schmidt GM Motorsport 1:34.290 4 1:34.672 4 +0.505
7 15   Mark Taylor Manor Motorsport 1:34.394 5 1:35.161 11 +0.609
8 41   João Paulo de Oliveira Swiss Racing Team 1:34.428 6 1:35.341 13 +0.643
9 33   Matthew Davies Team Avanti 1:34.504 8 1:35.124 10 +0.719
10 49   Nicolas Stelandre JB Motorsport 1:35.028 16 1:34.689 5 +0.904
11 23   James Courtney Jaguar Racing 1:34.802 10 1:35.239 12 +1.017
12 3   Bruno Besson Signature Competition 1:34.834 11 1:35.657 19 +1.049
13 45   Atsushi Katsumata Promatecme UK 1:34.860 12 1:35.379 14 +1.075
14 47   Marco du Pau Van Amersfoort Racing 1:36.787 21 1:34.926 7 +1.141
15 39   Zsolt Baumgartner MOL-Trella Motorsport 1:34.942 13 1:34.980 9 +1.157
16 21   Markus Winkelhock ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg 1:35.194 19 1:34.971 8 +1.186
17 11   Bernhard Auinger Opel Team BSR 1:34.996 14 1:35.763 20 +1.211
18 9   Frank Diefenbacher Opel Team BSR 1:35.015 15 1:35.437 16 +1.230
19 35   Raffaele Giammaria Cram Competition 1:35.081 17 1:35.784 21 +1.296
20 43   Jamie Spence Duma Racing 1:35.184 18 1:35.467 18 +1.399
21 29   Björn Wirdheim Prema Powerteam 1:35.606 20 1:35.443 17 +1.658
22 17   Cristiano Citron RC Motorsport 1:38.492 22 1:37.242 22 +3.457

Group BEdit

Pos No Driver Team Q1 Time Rank Q2 Time Rank Gap
1 4   Takuma Sato Carlin Motorsport 1:33.677 1 1:33.978 1
2 44   Bruce Jouanny Promatecme UK 1:38.015 23 1:34.216 2 +0.539
3 22   André Lotterer Jaguar Racing 1:34.265 2 1:34.535 3 +0.588
4 8   Toshihiro Kaneishi Opel Team BSR 1:34.321 3 1:34.833 4 +0.644
5 48   Tom van Bavel JB Motorsport 1:34.391 4 1:35.217 9 +0.714
6 24   Nicolas Kiesa GM Motorsport 1:34.404 5 1:35.150 7 +0.727
7 12   Derek Hayes Manor Motorsport 1:34.516 6 1:35.167 8 +0.839
8 18   Tristan Gommendy ASM Elf 1:34.562 7 1:36.590 22 +0.885
9 28   Andy Priaulx Alan Docking Racing 1:34.620 8 1:35.364 12 +0.943
10 2   Mathieu Zangarelli Signature Competition 1:34.731 9 1:35.417 13 +1.054
11 14   Jeffrey Jones Manor Motorsport 1:34.744 10 1:35.241 10 +1.067
12 16   Paolo Montin RC Motorsport 1:34.772 11 1:35.550 15 +1.095
13 30   Kosuke Matsuura Prema Powerteam 1:34.828 12 1:35.109 6 +1.151
14 42   Ryan Dalziel Duma Racing 1:34.920 13 1:36.281 20 +1.243
15 20   Stefan Mücke ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg 1:34.943 14 1:35.566 16 +1.266
16 32   Ryan Briscoe Prema Powerteam 1:34.974 15 1:35.283 11 +1.297
17 26   Hannes Lachinger GM Motorsport 1:35.160 16 1:35.022 5 +1.345
18 40   Kari Mäenpää Swiss Racing Team 1:35.204 17 1:35.646 17 +1.527
19 36   Alex Gurney Fortec Motorsport 1:35.345 18 1:35.527 14 +1.668
20 34   Matteo Grassotto Cram Competition 1:35.578 19 1:36.362 21 +1.901
21 6   Marchy Lee Serge Saulnier 1:36.318 21 1:35.795 18 +2.118
22 38   Sakon Yamamoto Target Racing 1:35.956 20 1:37.097 23 +2.279
23 46   Allan Simonsen Van Amersfoort Racing 1:36.638 22 1:35.992 19 +2.315

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 4   Takuma Sato Carlin Motorsport 25 39:58.870 1
2 22   André Lotterer Jaguar Racing 25 +9.228 5
3 5   Anthony Davidson Carlin Motorsport 25 +9.687 10
4 37   Gianmaria Bruni Fortec Motorsport 25 +17.281 8
5 19   Tiago Monteiro ASM Elf 25 +18.038 4
6 15   Mark Taylor Manor Motorsport 25 +20.617 14
7 8   Toshihiro Kaneishi Opel Team BSR 25 +21.978 7
8 25   Tony Schmidt GM Motorsport 25 +22.307 12
9 7   Ryo Fukuda Serge Saulnier 25 +22.990 6
10 12   Derek Hayes Manor Motorsport 25 +26.285 13
11 33   Matthew Davies Team Avanti 25 +31.944 18
12 23   James Courtney Jaguar Racing 25 +32.326 22
13 41   João Paulo de Oliveira Swiss Racing Team 25 +36.817 16
14 47   Marco du Pau Van Amersfoort Racing 25 +37.766 28
15 14   Jeffrey Jones Manor Motorsport 25 +38.236 21
16 18   Tristan Gommendy ASM Elf 25 +42.998 15
17 42   Ryan Dalziel Duma Racing 25 +45.335 27
18 20   Stefan Mücke ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg 25 +46.071 29
19 9   Frank Diefenbacher Opel Team BSR 25 +47.780 36
20 35   Raffaele Giammaria Cram Competition 25 +48.296 37
21 3   Bruno Besson Signature Competition 25 +48.709 24
22 28   Andy Priaulx Alan Docking Racing 25 +50.623 17
23 30   Kosuke Matsuura Prema Powerteam 25 +57.423 25
24 1   Benoît Tréluyer Signature Competition 25 +1:09.482 2
25 40   Kari Mäenpää Swiss Racing Team 25 +1:09.608 35
26 48   Tom van Bavel JB Motorsport 25 +1:10.077 9
27 11   Bernhard Auinger Opel Team BSR 25 +1:11.151 34
28 39   Zsolt Baumgartner MOL-Trella Motorsport 25 +1:22.824 30
29 44   Bruce Jouanny Promatecme UK 25 +1:26.274 3
30 49   Nicolas Stelandre JB Motorsport 24 Retired 20
Ret 32   Ryan Briscoe Prema Powerteam 21 Retired 31
Ret 26   Hannes Lachinger GM Motorsport 17 Retired 33
Ret 24   Nicolas Kiesa GM Motorsport 11 Retired 11
Ret 45   Atsushi Katsumata Promatecme UK 4 Retired 26
Ret 2   Mathieu Zangarelli Signature Competition 4 Retired 19
Ret 21   Markus Winkelhock ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg 1 Retired 32
Ret 16   Paolo Montin RC Motorsport 0 Retired 23
DNQ 43   Jamie Spence Duma Racing
DNQ 29   Björn Wirdheim Prema Powerteam
DNQ 17   Cristiano Citron RC Motorsport
DNQ 36   Alex Gurney Fortec Motorsport
DNQ 34   Matteo Grassotto Cram Competition
DNQ 6   Marchy Lee Serge Saulnier
DNQ 38   Sakon Yamamoto Target Racing
DNQ 46   Allan Simonsen Van Amersfoort Racing
Fastest lap: Takuma Sato, 1:35.240, 162.537 km/h (100.996 mph) on lap 16[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sato in league of his own". BBC Sport. 5 August 2001. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  2. ^ Constanduros, Bob (6 August 2001). "'Beautiful' win for Sato". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 23 February 2019 – via Infotrac Newsstand.
  3. ^ "2001 starting grid" (PDF). formel3guide.com. Formel 3 Guide. Retrieved 26 December 2009.
  4. ^ "2001 Marlboro Masters". formula-gp2.info. Formula-3-Online Redaktion. 5 August 2001. Retrieved 9 January 2010.