2001 V8Star Series

2001 V8Star Series
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The 2001 V8Star Series season was the inaugural V8Star Series season. It featured nine races at five European racing circuits, in Germany and Austria. Venezuelan ex-Formula One and Grand Prix motorcycle racing driver Johnny Cecotto was crowned champion of the series, taking only the one win but beating Germans Marcel Tiemann and Roland Asch to the title.

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Drivers Rounds
  Grohs Motorsport 1   Patrick Simon All
  Artur Deutgen
  Christian Hohenadel
2   Harald Becker All
  SST Engineering 3   Kurt Thiim All
4   Tom Schwister All
  PoleVision Racing 5   Roland Asch All
6   Toby Scheckter All
  Irmscher Motorsport 9   Johnny Cecotto All
  MRS Workshop 11   Ralf Druckenmüller All
  Knüpfing Motorsport 14   Timo Rumpfkeil All
15   Patrick Hildenbrandt 3–9
  Ralf Kelleners
  Artur Deutgen
  MIS Mönninghoff 16   Artur Deutgen 1–4
  Klaus Panchryz 5–6
  Robert Lechner 7–9
  Oliver Mayer Motorsport 18   Oliver Mayer All
  1st Choice Racing 21   Kris Nissen 5–9
  Ryll Racing 22   Artur Deutgen 7–9
  Siegfried Ryll
  GAG Racing Team 27   Steffen Widmann All
28   Thomas Mutsch All
  JAG Racing Team 66   Sascha Bert All
88   Andrzej Dziurka 1–6
  Andrej Studenic 7–9
  Zakspeed Motorsport 77   Karl Wendlinger All
99   Marcel Tiemann All

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Country Date Pole Position Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R   Motorsport Arena Oschersleben Germany April 29   Johnny Cecotto   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
2 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany May 13   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
3 R   Nürburgring Germany May 26   Roland Asch   Roland Asch   PoleVision Racing
4 R   Salzburgring Austria June 10   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
5 R   Nürburgring Germany July 22   Kurt Thiim   Roland Asch   PoleVision Racing
6 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany August 5   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
7 R   Hockenheimring Germany September 16   Roland Asch   Robert Lechner   MIS Mönninghoff
8 R   Nürburgring Germany September 30   Robert Lechner   MIS Mönninghoff
9 R   Motorsport Arena Oschersleben Germany October 14   Ralf Druckenmüller   Marcel Tiemann   Zakspeed Motorsport

Championship standingsEdit

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th
Points 26 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2

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