2002 V8Star Series

2002 V8Star Series
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The 2002 V8Star Series season was the second V8Star Series season. It featured ten races at six European racing circuits, in Germany, Belgium and Austria. Venezuelan ex-Formula One and Grand Prix motorcycle racing driver Johnny Cecotto was crowned champion of the series for a second time, taking three wins in all and beating Austrian Robert Lechner to the title.

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Drivers Rounds
  Irmscher Motorsport 1   Johnny Cecotto All
  SST Engineering 3   Kurt Thiim All
4   Steffen Widmann All
  PoleVision Racing 5   Ellen Lohr 1–7
  Toby Scheckter 8
  Benjamin Leuenberger 9–10
6   Roland Asch All
  MRS Workshop 11   Ralf Druckenmüller All
  Motopark Oschersleben 14   Dennis Rostek All
  MIS Mönninghoff 16   Thomas Mutsch All
  Becker Motorsport 18   Harald Becker All
  1st Choice Racing 20   Patrick Michels All
21   Kris Nissen All
  Ryll Racing 22   Siegfried Ryll All
23   Tom Schwister 1
  Gianni Giudici 2–4, 6–10
  Oliver Mayer 5
  GAG Racing Team 27   Hubert Haupt 1–7
  Franz Engstler 8, 10
  Jeroen Bleekemolen 9
28   Dirk Adorf All
  Grohs Motorsport 44   Christian Hohenadel 1–5, 8–9
  Marc Duez 6–7
55   Markus Oestreich All
  JAG Racing Team 66   Sascha Bert All
77   Patrick Simon 1–6
  Christian Danner 7
  Ellen Lohr 8–10
  Zakspeed Motorsport 88   Pedro Lamy All
99   Robert Lechner All

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Country Date Pole Position Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R   Motorsport Arena Oschersleben Germany April 27   Ralf Druckenmüller   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
2 R   Hockenheimring Germany May 11   Pedro Lamy   Thomas Mutsch   MIS Mönninghoff
3 R   Nürburgring Germany June 1   Robert Lechner   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Motorsport
4 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany June 15   Pedro Lamy   Thomas Mutsch   MIS Mönninghoff
5 R   Zolder Belgium July 6   Thomas Mutsch   Thomas Mutsch   MIS Mönninghoff
6 R   Nürburgring Germany July 20   Johnny Cecotto   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
7 R   Salzburgring Austria August 10   Markus Oestreich   Thomas Mutsch   MIS Mönninghoff
8 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany August 31   Thomas Mutsch   Johnny Cecotto   Irmscher Motorsport
9 R   Nürburgring Germany September 21   Robert Lechner   Robert Lechner   Zakspeed Motorsport
10 R   Motorsport Arena Oschersleben Germany October 12   Pedro Lamy   Robert Lechner   Zakspeed Motorsport

Championship standingsEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Johnny Cecotto 290
2   Robert Lechner 259
3   Thomas Mutsch 257
4   Steffen Widmann 249
5   Roland Asch 238
6   Kris Nissen 229
7   Pedro Lamy 202
8   Dirk Adorf 201
9   Kurt Thiim 190
10   Sascha Bert 180
11   Patrick Michels 171
12   Ellen Lohr 157
13   Ralf Druckenmüller 151
14   Markus Oestreich 147
15   Siegfried Ryll 141
16   Dennis Rostek 141
17   Harald Becker 139
18   Gianni Giudici 123
19   Christian Hohenadel 86
20   Hubert Haupt 80
21   Patrick Simon 65
22   Franz Engstler 47
23   Marc Duez 43
24   Benjamin Leuenberger 42
25   Christian Danner 27
26   Toby Scheckter 23
27   Jeroen Bleekemolen 21
28   Oliver Mayer 14
29   Tom Schwister 0
Pos Driver Points

Pos Team Points
1   Zakspeed Motorsport 461
2   SST Engineering 439
3   PoleVision Racing 417
4   1st Choice Racing 400
5   GAG Racing Team 349
6   JAG Racing Team 315
7   Irmscher Motorsport 290
8   Ryll Racing 278
9   Grohs Motorsport 276
10   MIS Mönninghoff 257
11   MRS Workshop 151
12   Motopark Oschersleben 141
13   Becker Motorsport 139
Pos Team Points
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 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th
Points 32 30 29 28 27 26 25 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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