2003 V8Star Series

2003 V8Star Series
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The 2003 V8Star Series season was the third and final V8Star Series season. It featured ten races at four European racing circuits, in Germany and the Netherlands. Portuguese ex-Formula One driver Pedro Lamy was crowned champion of the series, taking five wins in all and beating Germans Thomas Mutsch and Michael Bartels to the title.

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Drivers Rounds
  Irmscher Motorsport 2   Yves Olivier 1–2
  Roland Asch 3–4, 6–7
  MB Performance 5   Marco du Pau 5
  Michael Vergers 9
33   Michael Bartels All
  V8STAR 8   Altfried Heger * 5, 9
  Jan Lammers * 7
  Jetstream Motorsport 9   Marcel Kesseler All
10   Simon Frederiks All
  MRS Workshop 11   Kurt Thiim 1, 4–5, 9
  Jaap Kielman 7
  Grohs Motorsport 14   Dennis Rostek 1–3, 6–8
  MIS Mönninghoff 16   Thomas Mutsch All
17   Klaus Panchryz 1
  Roland Rehfeld 5
  Ryll Racing ASL 22   Siegfried Ryll All
23   Sascha Bert 2–7
  Ronny Melkus 8
  Kevin Clarke 9
  Ryll Racing 24   Steffen Widmann 1–8
  Marco du Pau 9
25   Ronny Melkus 1–7, 9
  Cornelius Euser 8
  GAG Racing Team 27   Patrick Michels 1–6
  Donny Crevels 7–9
28   Harald Becker All
  Sagarage 36   Dirk Adorf 1, 3
  Zakspeed Racing 88   Pedro Lamy All
99   Robert Lechner All

* Guest driver, no points awarded.

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Country Date Pole Position Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R   Nürburgring Germany April 20   Robert Lechner   Robert Lechner   Zakspeed Racing
2 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany May 11   Pedro Lamy   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Racing
3 R   Nürburgring Germany May 31   Pedro Lamy   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Racing
4 R   Sachsenring Germany June 15   Pedro Lamy   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Racing
5 R   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany July 6   Thomas Mutsch   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Racing
6 R   Nürburgring Germany July 20   Michael Bartels   Roland Asch   Irmscher Motorsport
7 R   Circuit Park Zandvoort Netherlands August 10   Donny Crevels   Donny Crevels   GAG Racing Team
8 R   Circuit Park Zandvoort Netherlands September 7   Robert Lechner   Robert Lechner   Zakspeed Racing
9 R1   EuroSpeedway Lausitz Germany September 13   Donny Crevels   Robert Lechner   Zakspeed Racing
R2 September 14   Robert Lechner   Pedro Lamy   Zakspeed Racing

Championship standingsEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Pedro Lamy 271
2   Thomas Mutsch 249
3   Michael Bartels 249
4   Robert Lechner 235
5   Marcel Kesseler 179
6   Harald Becker 172
7   Simon Frederiks 172
8   Steffen Widmann 170
9   Ronny Melkus 165
10   Siegfried Ryll 161
11   Roland Asch 117
12   Patrick Michels 107
13   Dennis Rostek 105
14   Kurt Thiim 98
15   Donny Crevels 84
16   Sascha Bert 80
17   Dirk Adorf 53
18   Michael Vergers 47
19   Yves Olivier 40
20   Cornelius Euser 26
21   Marco du Pau 24
22   Klaus Panchryz 23
23   Kevin Clarke 0
24   Jaap Kielman 0
25   Roland Rehfeld 0
guest drivers ineligible for points
  Altfried Heger 0
  Jan Lammers 0
Pos Driver Points

Pos Team Points
1   Zakspeed Racing 506
2   GAG Racing Team 363
3   Ryll Racing 361
4   Jetstream Motorsport 351
5   MB Performance 296
6   MIS Mönninghoff 272
7   Ryll Racing ASL 265
8   Irmscher Motorsport 157
9   Grohs Motorsport 105
10   MRS Workshop 98
11   Sagarage 53
guest teams ineligible for points
  V8STAR 0
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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