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2002 International Formula 3000 Championship

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2002 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship
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The 2002 International Formula 3000 season was the 18th season of International Formula 3000 motor racing. It featured the 2002 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship which was contested over twelve races from 30 March to 14 September 2002. Championship titles were awarded for both Drivers and Teams.

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Teams and driversEdit

The following teams and drivers contested the 2002 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship.

Team No. Driver Rounds
  Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 1   Ryan Briscoe 1-7
  Thed Björk 8-12
2   Zsolt Baumgartner All
  Petrobras Junior Team 3   Antônio Pizzonia All
4   Ricardo Sperafico All
  Super Nova Racing 5   Tiago Monteiro All
6   Sébastien Bourdais All
  Red Bull Junior Team 9   Patrick Friesacher All
10   Ricardo Mauricio All
  Team Astromega 14   Mario Haberfeld All
15   Rob Nguyen All
  European Minardi F3000 16   Alexandre Sperafico 1-9
  Justin Keen 10-12
17   David Saelens 1-5
  Alex Müller 6-9
  Kristian Kolby 10-12
  Arden International 18   Björn Wirdheim All
19   Tomáš Enge All
  Durango Formula 20   Alex Müller 1-5
  Derek Hill 6-12
21   Rodrigo Sperafico All
  Coloni F3000 24   Enrico Toccacelo All
25   Giorgio Pantano All
  PSM Racing Line 26   Tony Schmidt All
27   Nicolas Kiesa All

Note: Each entry used a Lola B02/50 chassis with a Zytek-Judd KV engine and Avon tyres, as mandated by the championship regulations.

CalendarEdit

The FIA Formula 3000 International Championship was contested over twelve races.

Round Circuit Date Laps Distance Time Speed Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner
1   Autódromo José Carlos Pace 30 March 35 4.309=150.785 km 0'53:24.841 169.395 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Sébastien Bourdais   Rodrigo Sperafico
2   Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 13 April 32 4.933=157.619 km 0'51:39.076 183.096 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Giorgio Pantano   Sébastien Bourdais
3   Circuit de Catalunya 27 April 32 4.728=151.233 km 0'51:44.572 175.367 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Sébastien Bourdais   Giorgio Pantano
4   A1 Ring 11 May 35 4.326=151.410 km 0'48:53.862 185.788 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge
5   Circuit de Monaco 25 May 45 3.37=151.65 km 1'07:40.545 134.449 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Tomáš Enge   Sébastien Bourdais
6   Nürburgring 22 June 30 5.138=154.14 km 0'54:55.289 168.393 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Tomáš Enge   Sébastien Bourdais
7   Silverstone Circuit 6 July 30 5.141=154.126 km 0'49:45.388 185.856 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge
8   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 20 July 35 4.251=148.599 km 0'54:58.076 162.202 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge   Tomáš Enge
9   Hockenheimring 27 July 33 4.574=150.942 km 0'50:00.768 181.084 km/h   Giorgio Pantano   Ricardo Sperafico   Giorgio Pantano
10   Hungaroring 17 August 38 3.975=151.044 km 0'59:25.829 152.491 km/h   Tomáš Enge   Ricardo Sperafico   Enrico Toccacelo
11   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 31 August 22 6.968=153.296 km 0'47:06.609 195.239 km/h   Sébastien Bourdais   Sébastien Bourdais   Giorgio Pantano
12   Autodromo Nazionale Monza 14 September 26 5.793=150.353 km 0'44:57.538 200.654 km/h   Björn Wirdheim   Giorgio Pantano   Björn Wirdheim

Note: The race time/average speed for the provisional winner of Race 10 (Tomáš Enge) was 0'59:24.642/152.546 km/h. Enge was subsequently disqualified after failing a drug test.

Championship standingsEdit

Teams ChampionshipEdit

Teams Championship points were awarded on a 10-6-4-3-2-1 basis for the first six places at each race with points from both team cars counting towards each team�s total.[1]

Position [2] Team [2]                         Points [2]
1 Arden International 2 1 6 16 4 1 11 10 6 3 3 16 79
2 Coloni F3000 1 4 11 4 - - 3 5 10 16 10 4 68
3 Super Nova Racing 0 10 4 0 10 10 6 6 2 4 6 0 58
4 Petrobras Junior Team 3 3 0 0 5 10 6 3 1 2 4 3 40
5 Red Bull Junior Team 4 2 3 2 6 3 0 0 - 1 2 - 23
6 Durango Formula 10 6 0 0 - 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 20
7 Team Astromega 6 0 2 4 1 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 20
8 PSM Racing Line 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 1 2 3
9 Coca Cola Nordic Racing 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
10 European Minardi F3000 - 0 0 - - 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0

Race resultsEdit

Drivers Championship points were awarded at each race as follows: 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.[1]

Pos Driver INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
A1R
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
SIL
 
MAG
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
Points
1   Sébastien Bourdais 14 1 3 Ret 1 1 2 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 56
2   Giorgio Pantano 8 3 1 4 Ret Ret 4 3 1 2 1 3 54
3   Tomáš Enge Ret 6 2 1 3 13 1 1 Ret DSQ 4 2 50
4   Björn Wirdheim 5 7 8 2 Ret 6 6 Ret 2 4 Ret 1 29
5   Ricardo Sperafico 7 14 9 8 5 2 3 15 6 5 3 4 22
6   Rodrigo Sperafico 1 2 7 12 Ret 8 9 8 3 Ret 12 8 20
7   Mário Haberfeld 2 Ret 5 3 6 Ret Ret 5 4 Ret 14 9 18
8   Antônio Pizzonia 4 4 10 7 4 3 5 4 Ret Ret Ret DSQ 18
9   Enrico Toccacelo 6 12 6 6 Ret Ret 8 6 Ret 1 Ret Ret 14
10   Patrick Friesacher 10 5 11 5 2 4 7 7 Ret 6 16 Ret 14
11   Ricardo Maurício 3 Ret 4 15 7 9 Ret 10 Ret 11 5 Ret 9
12   Nicolas Kiesa 15 8 Ret 10 Ret 10 10 Ret Ret Ret 6 5 3
13   Tiago Monteiro 9 10 Ret 16 Ret Ret 13 9 5 13 Ret 10 2
14   Rob Nguyen 13 11 14 9 Ret 5 15 11 11 10 15 Ret 2
15   Zsolt Baumgartner Ret 9 Ret 11 Ret 12 14 12 8 7 8 6 1
16   Thed Björk Ret 7 8 13 7 0
17   Derek Hill 7 Ret Ret 9 Ret 7 Ret 0
18   Justin Keen 9 9 Ret 0
19   Kristian Kolby 12 10 11 0
20   Alex Müller 11 Ret Ret 13 DSQ Ret 11 14 Ret 0
21   Tony Schmidt 16 Ret 13 14 Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret 14 11 12 0
22   Alexandre Sperafico Ret 15 15 Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 0
23   Ryan Briscoe 12 13 12 17 Ret Ret 12 0
24   David Saelens Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
A1R
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
SIL
 
MAG
 
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

  • Tomáš Enge was disqualified from first place in Hungary after failing a drug test.
  • Antônio Pizzonia was disqualified from second place at Monza in Italy for running a rear wing element upside-down.
  • Alexander Müller was disqualified from sixth place at Monaco when his car was found to be underweight.

Complete OverviewEdit

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

R15=retired, but classified R=retired NS=did not start DIS(1)=disqualified after finishing as winner

Place Name Team INT
 
IMO
 
CAT
 
OST
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
SIL
 
MAG
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
1   Sébastien Bourdais Super Nova Racing 1 14 1 1 1 3 8 R 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 R 6 3 1 2 7 R
2   Giorgio Pantano Coloni F3000 10 8 3 3 3 1 2 4 13 R 6 R 3 4 3 3 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 3
3   Tomáš Enge Arden International 2 R 7 6 2 2 1 1 7 3 2 13 1 1 1 1 2 R 1 DIS(1) 2 4 3 2
4   Björn Wirdheim Arden International 5 5 11 7 12 8 5 2 6 R 10 6 7 6 10 R 3 2 9 4 5 R 1 1
5   Ricardo Sperafico Petrobras Junior Team 9 7 16 14 10 9 9 8 8 5 3 2 4 3 5 15 11 6 4 5 9 3 8 4
6   Rodrigo Sperafico Durango Formula 4 1 2 2 6 7 13 12 2 R 14 8 9 9 9 8 6 3 17 R15 17 12 11 8
7   Mario Haberfeld Team Astromega 3 2 13 R 4 5 4 3 9 6 12 R 6 R 4 5 8 4 7 R 8 14 6 9
8   Antônio Pizzonia Petrobras Junior Team 7 4 4 4 9 10 11 10 4 7 3 5 5 6 4 5 R10 8 R 3 R 5 DIS(2)
9   Enrico Toccacelo Coloni F3000 6 6 8 12 8 6 3 6 4 R 5 R 8 8 7 6 15 R 2 1 6 R 9 R
10   Patrick Friesacher Red Bull Junior Team 17 10 9 5 7 11 7 5 3 2 8 4 10 7 11 7 13 R 12 6 13 16 15 R
11   Ricardo Mauricio Red Bull Junior Team 8 3 10 R 5 4 10 15 12 7 11 9 12 R 12 10 14 R 5 11 10 5 12 R
12   Nicolas Kiesa PSM Racing Line 19 15 6 8 14 R 20 10 17 R 18 10 16 10 17 R 16 R 13 NS 7 6 14 5
13   Tiago Monteiro SuperNova Racing 15 9 5 10 15 R 15 16 15 R 16 R 14 13 8 9 9 5 10 13 12 R 16 10
14   Rob Nguyen Team Astromega 12 13 18 11 17 14 12 9 11 R 4 5 13 15 13 11 12 11 11 10 11 15 4 R
15   Zsolt Baumgartner Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 20 R 20 9 16 R 14 11 18 R 13 12 18 14 14 12 18 8 14 7 14 8 17 6
16   Thed Björk Coca-Cola Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 R 20 7 19 8 20 13 18 7
17   Derek Hill Durango Formula - - - - - - - - - - 9 7 11 R 15 R 7 9 15 R 16 7 10 13
18   Justin Keen European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 9 18 9 20 R
19   Kristian Kolby European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 12 19 10 19 11
20   Alex Müller Durango Formula 13 11 12 R 13 R 17 13 16 DIS(6)
European Minardi F3000 15 R 17 11 16 14 10 R - - - - - -
21   Tony Schmidt PSM Racing Line 16 16 17 R 19 13 18 14 20 NS 19 R 20 R 18 13 17 R 20 14 15 11 13 12
22   Alexandre Sperafico European Minardi F3000 18 R 19 15 20 15 19 R 19 R 20 11 19 16 20 R 19 R - - - - - -
23   Ryan Briscoe Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 11 12 15 13 18 12 16 17 14 R 17 R 15 12 - - - - - - - - - -
24   David Saelens European Minardi F3000 14 R 14 R 11 R 6 R 5 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sporting Regulations at www.fia.com Retrieved from replay.waybackmachine.org on 23 March 2011
  2. ^ a b c Teams Classifications at www.fia.com Retrieved from replay.waybackmachine.org on 22 March 2011

Further readingEdit

  • Automobile Year 2002/2003, pages 234-238 & 270

External linksEdit