2002 World Series by Nissan

2002 World Series by Nissan
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The 2002 Telefónica World Series by Nissan was contested over 9 race weekends/18 rounds. In this one-make formula all drivers had to use Dallara chassis (Dallara SN01) and Nissan engines (Nissan VQ). 10 different teams and 30 different drivers competed.

Teams and DriversEdit

Team No. Driver Rounds
  Epsilon by Graff 1   Jean-Christophe Ravier All
2   Ander Vilariño All
  Vergani Racing 3   André Couto All
4   Félix Porteiro 1-7
  Milka Duno 8-9
  Campos Motorsport 5   Antonio García All
6   Polo Villaamil All
  Repsol-Meycom 7   Ángel Burgueño 1-5, 8
  Rodrigo Sperafico 6-7
  Ricardo Sperafico 9
8   Víctor Ordoñez 1-7
  Rodrigo Sperafico 8-9
  GD Racing 9   Rafael Sarandeses 1-4
  Jonathan Cochet 5-6
  Nicolas Minassian 7
  Wagner Ebrahim 8-9
10   Roberto González All
  Racing Engineering 11   Franck Montagny All
12   Justin Wilson All
  Gabord Competición 14   Tuka Rocha All
15   Ricardo Zonta All
  KTR 16   Luciano Gomide 1-6
  Jonathan Cochet 7
  Paul Edwards 8-9
17   Bas Leinders All
  Zele Motorsport 18   Nicolás Filiberti 1-6, 8
  Damien Faulkner 7
19 1-2
  Ivan Bellarosa 3-4
  Walter Lechner Jr. 5
  Rafael Sarandeses 6-7
  Jaime Melo Jr. 8-9
  Tata RC Motorsport 20   Peter Sundberg All
21   Narain Karthikeyan All

CalendarEdit

Round Circuit/Location Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winner Winning Team
1 R1   Circuit de Valencia 12 May   Franck Montagny   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Franck Montagny   Franck Montagny   Franck Montagny   Racing Engineering
2 R1   Circuito Permanente Del Jarama 9 June   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
3 R1   Circuito de Albacete 23 June   André Couto   Jean-Christophe Ravier   Jean-Christophe Ravier   Epsilon by Graff
R2   Bas Leinders   Bas Leinders   Bas Leinders   KTR
4 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza 7 July   Bas Leinders   Bas Leinders   Bas Leinders   KTR
R2   Franck Montagny   Bas Leinders   Franck Montagny   Racing Engineering
5 R1   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 31 August   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Justin Wilson   Ricardo Zonta   Franck Montagny   Racing Engineering
6 R1   Circuit de Catalunya, Montmeló 29 September   Justin Wilson   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Ricardo Zonta   Bas Leinders   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
7 R1   Circuit de Valencia 20 October   Ander Vilariño   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Justin Wilson   Ricardo Zonta   Justin Wilson   Racing Engineering
8 R1   Autódromo Internacional de Curitiba 1 December   Ricardo Zonta   Bas Leinders   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
R2   Narain Karthikeyan   Bas Leinders   Ricardo Zonta   Gabord Competición
9 R1   Autódromo José Carlos Pace, Interlagos 8 December   Franck Montagny   Ricardo Zonta   Franck Montagny   Racing Engineering
R2   Ricardo Zonta   Ricardo Zonta   Justin Wilson   Racing Engineering

Every second race saw a mandatory pit stop.

Race 17 originally scheduled over 17 laps, but abandoned due to rain.

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 15 for runner-up, 12 for third place, 10 for fourth place, 8 for fifth place, 6 for sixth place, 4 for seventh place, winding down to 1 point for 10th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the driver setting the fastest race lap (2 points). The best 14 race results count, but all additional points count. Three drivers had a point deduction, which are given in ().

  • Points System:
Pos 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 FL
Pts 20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 2
Pos Driver VAL
 
JAR
 
ALB
 
MNZ
 
MAG
 
BAR
 
VAL
 
CUR
 
INT
 
Pts
1   Ricardo Zonta 1 3 1 1 2 2 5 5 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 DNS 5 270
2   Franck Montagny 2 1 2 12 5 4 2 1 3 1 5 4 7 5 6 2 1 3 204
3   Bas Leinders 4 4 4 2 3 1 1 2 2 7 7 2 Ret Ret Ret 3 4 Ret 184
4   Justin Wilson Ret Ret 3 Ret 4 9 3 4 4 5 3 5 3 1 3 4 2 1 171
5   Antonio García 6 9 8 7 DNS DNS Ret Ret 5 3 6 6 Ret DNS 5 6 6 2 82
6   Jean-Christophe Ravier 8 5 15 5 1 Ret 14 Ret 16 14 4 3 11 3 17 Ret Ret 6 81
7   André Couto Ret Ret 11 8 11 3 7 3 7 11 2 15 Ret Ret 2 Ret 10 11 66
8   Ander Vilariño Ret 2 12 13 13 Ret 12 11 10 6 13 Ret 2 6 8 8 15 7 53
9   Narain Karthikeyan 10 Ret 9 3 Ret Ret 17 Ret 9 Ret DNS DNS 5 12 4 9 7 4 51
10   Polo Villaamil Ret Ret 5 Ret Ret Ret 16 9 8 13 12 17 Ret 7 7 5 3 Ret 41
11   Tuka Rocha Ret Ret 7 Ret 9 7 6 8 12 4 14 7 9 Ret Ret 15 8 10 39
12   Nicolás Filiberti 5 7 DNS 4 Ret 8 8 7 Ret 16 18 12 12 12 32
13   Jonathan Cochet 6 15 9 9 4 4 30
14   Peter Sundberg Ret 10 13 6 6 5 15 6 DNS DNS 11 13 14 10 9 DNS 14 Ret 30
15   Ángel Burgueño Ret 6 14 Ret 10 6 4 12 11 9 11 Ret 25
16   Rafael Sarandeses 3 8 Ret 14 Ret Ret 10 15 Ret Ret 10 Ret 17
17   Luciano Gomide 7 11 10 10 7 12 9 14 17 12 10 8 16
18   Rodrigo Sperafico 8 10 6 11 14 11 11 9 12
19   Félix Porteiro 9 Ret 6 11 Ret Ret 11 10 13 Ret 16 16 8 Ret 12
20   Jaime Melo, Jr. 15 10 5 Ret 9
21   Paul Edwards 13 7 13 8 7
22   Roberto González 12 Ret 16 9 Ret 10 Ret DNS 14 10 15 11 12 8 Ret 13 12 Ret 7
23   Victor Ordóñez 13 Ret Ret DNS 8 11 13 Ret Ret 17 17 14 Ret 13 3
24   Walter Lechner Jr. 15 8 3
25   Wagner Ebrahim 10 14 9 Ret 3
26   Damien Faulkner 11 12 17 Ret 13 9 2
27   Iván Bellarosa 12 13 Ret 13 0
28   Milka Duno 16 16 DNS 12 0
29   Ricardo Sperafico Ret Ret 0
30   Nicolas Minassian Ret DNS 0
Pos Driver VAL
 
JAR
 
ALB
 
MNZ
 
MAG
 
BAR
 
VAL
 
CUR
 
INT
 
Pts

TeamsEdit

Pos Teams No. VAL
 
JAR
 
ALB
 
MNZ
 
MAG
 
BAR
 
VAL
 
CUR
 
INT
 
Pts
1   Racing Engineering 11 2 1 2 12 5 4 2 1 3 1 5 4 7 5 6 2 1 3 395
12 Ret Ret 3 Ret 4 9 3 4 4 5 3 5 3 1 3 4 2 1
2   Gabord Competición 14 Ret Ret 7 Ret 9 7 6 8 12 4 14 7 9 Ret Ret 15 8 10 333
15 1 3 1 1 2 2 5 5 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 DNS 5
3   KTR 16 7 11 10 10 7 12 9 14 17 12 10 8 4 4 13 7 13 8 227
17 4 4 4 2 3 1 1 2 2 7 7 2 Ret Ret Ret 3 4 Ret
4   Epsilon by Graff 1 8 5 15 5 1 Ret 14 Ret 16 14 4 3 11 3 17 Ret Ret 6 134
2 Ret 2 12 13 13 Ret 12 11 10 6 13 Ret 2 6 8 8 15 7
5   Campos Motorsport 5 6 9 8 7 DNS DNS Ret Ret 5 3 6 6 Ret DNS 5 6 6 2 110
6 8 5 15 5 1 Ret 14 Ret 16 14 4 3 11 3 17 Ret Ret 6
6   Vergani Racing 3 Ret Ret 11 8 11 3 7 3 7 11 2 15 Ret Ret 2 Ret 10 11 91
4 9 Ret 6 11 Ret Ret 11 10 13 Ret 16 16 8 Ret 16 16 DNS 12
7   RC Motorsport 20 Ret 10 13 6 6 5 15 6 DNS DNS 11 13 14 10 9 DNS 14 Ret 79
21 10 Ret 9 3 Ret Ret 17 Ret 9 Ret DNS DNS 5 12 4 9 7 4
8   Zele Motorsport 18 5 7 DNS 4 Ret 8 8 7 Ret 16 18 12 13 9 12 12 46
19 11 12 17 Ret 12 13 Ret 13 15 8 Ret Ret 10 Ret 15 10 5 Ret
9   Repsol-Meycom 7 Ret 6 14 Ret 10 6 4 12 11 9 8 10 6 11 11 Ret Ret Ret 41
8 13 Ret Ret DNS 8 11 13 Ret Ret 17 17 14 Ret 13 14 11 11 9
10   GD Racing 9 3 8 Ret 14 Ret Ret 10 15 6 15 9 9 Ret DNS 10 14 9 Ret 36
10 12 Ret 16 9 Ret 10 Ret DNS 14 10 15 11 12 8 Ret 13 12 Ret
Pos Team No. VAL
 
JAR
 
ALB
 
MNZ
 
MAG
 
BAR
 
VAL
 
CUR
 
INT
 
Pts

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