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2004 International Formula 3000 Championship

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2004 FIA International Formula 3000 Championship
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The 2004 International Formula 3000 season was the thirty-eight season of the second-tier of Formula One feeder championship and also twentieth and final season under the International Formula 3000 Championship moniker. It featured the 2004 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship, which was contested over ten rounds from 24 April to 11 September 2004.[1] Two titles were awarded, a Championship for Drivers and a Championship for Teams.[2] This was the final FIA Formula 3000 International Championship before it was replaced by the GP2 Series in 2005.

Drivers and teamsEdit

The following drivers and teams contested the 2004 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship.

Team No. Driver Rounds
  Arden International 1   Vitantonio Liuzzi All
2   Robert Doornbos All
  CMS Performance 3   José María López All
4   Mathias Lauda All
  Durango Corse 5   Yannick Schroeder 1-8
  Matteo Meneghello 9
  Michele Rugolo 10
6   Rodrigo Ribeiro 1-4
  Ernesto Viso 5-10
  Coloni Motorsport 7   Jeffrey van Hooydonk 1-4
  Patrick Friesacher 5-10
8   Can Artam 1-5, 7
  Chanoch Nissany 8-10
  Super Nova Racing 9   Patrick Friesacher 1-4
  Jeffrey van Hooydonk 5-10
10   Alan van der Merwe 1-7
  Can Artam 8-10
  Team Astromega 11   Nico Verdonck 1-9
  Raffaele Giammaria 10
12   Jan Heylen 1-4
  Olivier Tielemans 6-10
  BCN F3000 14   Enrico Toccacelo All
15   Esteban Guerrieri All
  Ma-Con Engineering 16   Tomáš Enge All
17   Tony Schmidt All
  AEZ Racing 18   Raffaele Giammaria 1-8
  Matteo Grassotto 9-10
19   Ferdinando Monfardini All

All entries used Lola B02/50 chassis with Zytek-Judd KV engines and Avon tyres.[3]

CalendarEdit

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Pos[2] Driver[2] IMO
 
CAT
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
Points[2]
1   Vitantonio Liuzzi 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 2 2 1 86
2   Enrico Toccacelo 2 2 2 1 12 2 2 3 12 Ret 56
3   Robert Doornbos 3 14 6 2 5 10 4 7 1 3 44
4   Tomáš Enge 5 Ret 14 7 2 3 Ret 4 4 2 38
5   Patrick Friesacher 9 4 5 Ret 3 5 DNS 1 5 Ret 33
6   José María López Ret 6 3 5 Ret 4 6 8 3 Ret 28
7   Esteban Guerrieri Ret 5 Ret 4 6 15 3 5 7 5 28
8   Raffaele Giammaria 4 3 4 6 Ret 6 Ret 10 4 27
9   Yannick Schroeder 7 Ret 10 3 4 14 Ret Ret 13
10   Tony Schmidt 10 11 14 7 7 5 11 6 Ret 11
11   Jeffrey van Hooydonk 6 Ret 7 8 13 Ret 9 9 9 7 8
12   Ernesto Viso 8 11 7 6 10 8 7
13   Mathias Lauda 12 7 Ret 10 Ret 13 Ret Ret 14 6 5
14   Alan van der Merwe 8 12 9 Ret 9 8 Ret 2
15   Nico Verdonck 15 9 12 12 11 12 8 12 11 1
16   Jan Heylen 11 11 8 9 1
17   Rodrigo Ribeiro 13 8 Ret 16 1
18   Matteo Grassotto 8 Ret 1
19   Can Artam Ret 10 Ret 13 Ret 10 14 13 9 0
20   Ferdinando Monfardini 14 13 13 15 10 9 Ret 13 16 14 0
21   Olivier Tielemans Ret 12 15 Ret 11 0
22   Chanoch Nissany Ret Ret 12 0
23   Matteo Meneghello 15 0
  Michele Rugolo Ret 0
Pos Driver IMO
 
CAT
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
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

  • Points towards the 2004 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Drivers were awarded on a 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis for the first eight places at each round.[2] The Sporting Regulations provided that if two or more drivers had the same number of points (including 0 points), their positions in the Championship was fixed according to the quality of their places. Under this system one first place was better than any number of second places, one second place was better than any number of third places, and so on.[2]
  • All drivers used Lola B02/50 chassis with Zytek-Judd KV engines and Avon tyres.[3]

Teams' ChampionshipEdit

Position [2] Team [2] IMO   CAT   MON   NUR   MAG   SIL   HOC   HUN   SPA   MNZ   Points [2]
1 Arden International Ltd 16 10 13 8 14 10 15 10 18 16 130
2 BCN Competicion 8 12 8 15 3 8 14 10 2 4 84
3 Ma-Con Engineering 4 0 0 2 10 8 4 5 8 8 49
4 CMS Performance 0 5 6 4 0 5 3 1 6 3 33
5 Coloni Motorsport 3 0 2 1 6 4 0 10 4 0 30
6 AEZ I.E. Engineering 5 6 5 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 23
7 Durango 2 1 0 6 6 0 2 3 0 1 21
8 Super Nova Racing Ltd 1 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 13
9 Team Astromega 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 7
  • Points towards the 2004 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship for Teams were awarded on a 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis for the first eight places at each round.[2] The Sporting Regulations provided that if two or more teams had the same number of points (including 0 points), their positions in the Championship was fixed according to the quality of their places. Under this system one first place was better than any number of second places, one second place was better than any number of third places, and so on.[2]

Complete OverviewEdit

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

R14=retired, but classified R=retired NS=did not start NT=no time set in qualifying

Place Name Team IMO
 
CAT
 
MON
 
NÜR
 
MAG
 
SIL
 
HOC
 
HUN
 
SPA
 
MNZ
 
1   Vitantonio Liuzzi Arden International 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 1
2   Enrico Toccacelo BCN Competicion 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 8 12 2 2 2 2 2 3 7 12 9 R
3   Robert Doornbos Arden International 6 3 4 R14 5 6 8 2 4 5 9 10 7 4 6 7 2 1 3 3
4   Tomáš Enge Ma-Con Engineering 5 5 6 R 8 14 3 7 7 2 4 3 4 R 4 4 3 4 6 2
5   Patrick Friesacher SuperNova Racing 8 9 9 4 6 5 10 R
Coloni Motorsport 3 3 5 5 3 NS 3 1 10 5 5 R
6   José María López CMS Performance/Coloni Motorsport 4 R 7 6 3 3 4 5 5 R 3 4 13 6 5 8 4 3 4 R
  Esteban Guerrieri BCN Competicion 10 R 11 5 9 R 7 4 6 6 7 15 6 3 8 5 5 7 7 5
8   Raffaele Giammaria AEZ I.E. Engineering/Durango 7 4 10 3 7 4 6 6 14 R14 6 6 9 R 9 10 - -
Team Astromega 2 4
9   Yannick Schroeder Durango Formula 9 7 3 R 14 10 9 3 2 4 17 14 5 R 10 R - - - -
10   Tony Schmidt Ma-Con Engineering 11 10 NT - 17 11 12 14 9 7 8 7 8 5 11 11 8 6 8 R10
11   Jeffrey van Hooydonk Coloni Motorsport 3 6 8 R 4 7 5 8
SuperNova Racing 13 13 11 R 15 9 15 9 13 9 13 7
12   Ernesto Viso Durango Formula - - - - - - - - 10 8 14 11 10 7 7 6 12 10 15 8
13   Mathias Lauda CMS Performance/Coloni Motorsport 15 12 12 7 13 R 15 10 11 R 13 13 12 R 13 R15 9 14 14 6
14   Alan van der Merwe SuperNova Racing 12 8 5 12 10 9 13 R 15 9 10 8 11 R11 - - - - - -
15   Rodrigo Ribeiro Durango Formula 14 13 16 8 12 R 16 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  Jan Heylen Team Astromega 13 11 13 11 11 8 11 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  Nico Verdonck Team Astromega 16 15 14 9 16 12 14 12 16 11 15 12 16 8 12 12 14 11 - -
  Matteo Grassotto AEZ I.E. Engineering/Durango - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6 8 10 R
-   Can Artam Coloni Motorsport 17 R 17 10 18 R 17 13 17 R - - 17 10
SuperNova Racing 16 14 15 13 16 9
-   Ferdinando Monfardini AEZ I.E. Engineering/Durango 18 14 15 13 15 13 18 15 12 10 12 9 14 R 14 13 11 16 11 R
-   Olivier Tielemans AEZ I.E. Engineering/Durango - - - - - - - - - - 16 R 18 12 18 16 18 R 17 11
-   Chanoch Nissany Coloni Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 R 16 R 18 12
-   Matteo Meneghello Durango - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 17 15 - -
-   Michele Rugolo Durango - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 12 R

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 2004 Formula 3000 International Championship race results Archived 2012-06-04 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved from www.teamdan.com on 26 May 2010
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k 2004 Formula 3000 International Championship classifications Archived April 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved from www.fia.com on 26 May 2010
  3. ^ a b Liuzzi is 2004 Champion Archived 2011-07-02 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved from www.motorsm.com on 26 May 2010

Further readingEdit

  • Automobile Year, 2004/05, pages 230-234 + 254

External linksEdit