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2004 Formula 3 Euro Series
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The 2004 Formula 3 Euro Series season was the second championship year of Europe's premier Formula Three series. The championship consisted of ten rounds – each with two races – held at a variety of European circuits. Each weekend consisted of 1 hour and 30 minutes of free practice on Friday – in either one or two sessions – and two 30-minute qualifying sessions. This was followed by a c.110 km race on Saturday and a c.80 km race on Sunday. Each qualifying session awarded one bonus point for pole position and each race awarded points for the top eight finishers, with ten points per win.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

2004 Entry List[1]
Team No. Driver Status Chassis[N 1] Engine Rounds
  Prema Powerteam 1   Katsuyuki Hiranaka F304/009 Opel 1–5
F303/025 6–10
2   Franck Perera F304/010 All
26   Roberto Streit R F304/011 All
41   Kohei Hirate R F304/009 8, 10
  ASL-Mücke Motorsport /
ADAC Berlin-Brandenburg
3   Bruno Spengler F302/012 Mercedes All
4   Robert Kubica F302/032 All
  ASM Formule 3 5   Alexandre Prémat F303/015 Mercedes All
6   Jamie Green F303/016 All
27   Eric Salignon F303/014 1–8
  Adrian Sutil R 10
  Opel Team KMS 7   Alexandros Margaritis F303/021 Opel 1–6
  Ruben Carrapatoso F303/009 7–10
8   Robert Kath R Opel 1–6
  Opel Team Signature-Plus 9   Giedo van der Garde R F302/018 Opel All
10   Nicolas Lapierre F304/004 All
  Team Rosberg 11   Nico Rosberg F303/006 Opel All
12   Andreas Zuber F303/005
F303/206
All
  Team Ghinzani 14   Philipp Baron F302/042 Mugen All
15   Derek Hayes F302/003 9
31   Marco Bonanomi R F302/052 All
  Maximilian Götz 18   Maximilian Götz R F303/001 TOM's 1–9
  Ross Zwolsman 19   Ross Zwolsman R F302/088 1
  Swiss Racing Team 20   Fernando Rees F302/061 Opel 1
  Peter Elkmann 5–10
21   Dennis Furchheim R F302/011 Opel 1–2
  Alejandro Núñez 6–10
  HBR Motorsport 22   Daniel la Rosa F304/012 Opel All
23   Hannes Neuhauser R F303/022 All
  Team Kolles 24   Adrian Sutil R F303/012 Mercedes 1–9
  Maximilian Götz R 10
25   Tom Kimber-Smith R F302/076 All
  Opel Team Signature 29   Loïc Duval R F302/043 Opel All
30   Gregory Franchi R F302/067 1–8, 10
  Manor Motorsport 34   Charles Zwolsman, Jr. R F302/090 Mercedes All
35   Lewis Hamilton R F302/049 All
  Coloni Motorsport 37   Christian Montanari R F106/03/008 Mugen 1–2
38   Toni Vilander R F106/03/009 1–2
  AB Racing Performance 40   Alexandros Margaritis F303/021 Opel 7–10
Icon Legend
R Rookie

Driver changesEdit

Changed Teams
Entering Formula 3 Euro Series
Leaving Formula 3 Euro Series

Midseason changesEdit

CalendarEdit

Round Circuit/Location Country Date
1 R1 Hockenheimring   Germany 17 April
R2 18 April
2 R1 Autódromo do Estoril   Portugal 1 May
R2 2 May
3 R1 Adria International Raceway   Italy 15 May
R2 16 May
4 R1 Pau Circuit   France 30 May
R2 31 May
5 R1 Norisring, Nuremberg   Germany 26 June
R2 27 June
6 R1 Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours   France 3 July
R2 4 July
7 R1 Nürburgring   Germany 31 July
R2 1 August
8 R1 Circuit Park Zandvoort   Netherlands 4 September
R2 5 September
9 R1 Masaryk Circuit, Brno   Czech Republic 18 September
R2 19 September
10 R1 Hockenheimring   Germany 2 October
R2 3 October

ResultsEdit

Round Circuit Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Winning Rookie
1 R1   Hockenheimring   Alexandre Prémat   Alexandre Prémat   Nico Rosberg   Team Rosberg   Franck Perera
R2   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   Nico Rosberg   Team Rosberg   Giedo van der Garde
2 R1   Autódromo do Estoril   Alexandre Prémat   Jamie Green   Alexandre Prémat   ASM Formule 3   Loïc Duval
R2   Nicolas Lapierre   Eric Salignon   Eric Salignon   ASM Formule 3   Roberto Streit
3 R1   Adria International Raceway   Adrian Sutil   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Giedo van der Garde
R2   Jamie Green   Bruno Spengler   Eric Salignon   ASM Formule 3   Franck Perera
4 R1   Pau Circuit   Eric Salignon   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Franck Perera
R2   Alexandre Prémat   Nicolas Lapierre   Nicolas Lapierre   Opel Team Signature-Plus   Roberto Streit
5 R1   Norisring   Lewis Hamilton   Alexandre Prémat   Lewis Hamilton   Manor Motorsport   Loïc Duval
R2   Jamie Green   Lewis Hamilton   Alexandre Prémat   ASM Formule 3   Roberto Streit
6 R1   Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Loïc Duval
R2   Nico Rosberg   Lewis Hamilton   Alexandre Prémat   ASM Formule 3   Giedo van der Garde
7 R1   Nürburgring   Jamie Green   Nico Rosberg   Nico Rosberg   Team Rosberg   Giedo van der Garde
R2   Nico Rosberg   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Franck Perera
8 R1   Circuit Park Zandvoort   Eric Salignon   Eric Salignon   Eric Salignon   ASM Formule 3   Giedo van der Garde
R2   Eric Salignon   Eric Salignon   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Giedo van der Garde
9 R1   Brno   Alexandre Prémat   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Franck Perera
R2   Alexandre Prémat   Jamie Green   Jamie Green   ASM Formule 3   Giedo van der Garde
10 R1   Hockenheimring   Nicolas Lapierre   Alexandre Prémat   Nicolas Lapierre   Opel Team Signature-Plus   Franck Perera
R2   Adrian Sutil   Nicolas Lapierre   Nicolas Lapierre   Opel Team Signature-Plus   Roberto Streit

Season standingsEdit

Drivers' standingsEdit

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PP
Race 1 & 2 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1
Pos Driver HOC1
 
EST
 
ADR
 
PAU
 
NOR
 
MAG
 
NÜR
 
ZAN
 
BRN
 
HOC2
 
Pts
1   Jamie Green 4 2 2 2 1 8 1 3 6 2 1 9 2 1 DSQ 1 1 1 10 2 139
2   Alexandre Prémat 2 3 1 8 8 Ret DSQ DSQ 18 1 Ret 1 6 5 5 3 2 2 18 4 88
3   Nicolas Lapierre 8 Ret 3 3 14 4 2 1 15 5 8 4 8 6 2 4 9 Ret 1 1 85
4   Nico Rosberg 1 1 Ret 4 5 Ret Ret Ret 4 17 6 2 1 3 Ret DNS 4 11 8 8 70
5   Lewis Hamilton 11 6 Ret 9 Ret 5 4 7 1 3 Ret 21 3 4 3 6 7 4 2 6 68
6   Eric Salignon 5 5 Ret 1 22 1 Ret1 4 7 9 2 Ret 11 Ret 1 2 64
7   Robert Kubica 6 7 9 23 17 Ret 3 2 19† 4 9 5 5 2 8 5 10 8 4 7 53
8   Franck Perera 3 19 8 7 DSQ 2 5 6 3 19† 10 8 10 8 6 9 3 6 5 11 48
9   Giedo van der Garde 9 4 16 6 3 6 12 Ret Ret 12 18 7 7 12 4 8 5 3 12 22† 37
10   Roberto Streit 12 15 20 5 21† 11 8 5 5 7 7 10 13 15 22† 12 6 7 17 3 28
11   Bruno Spengler 7 Ret 10 10 7 20 6 Ret 8 6 5 3 9 7 13 11 11 5 21† 9 27
12   Loïc Duval 16 14 5 20 19 14 7 Ret 2 8 3 Ret 14 23 Ret Ret 8 13 11 18 22
13   Alexandros Margaritis 13 8 6 15 6 9 DSQ DSQ 16 20† 4 Ret 23 13 11 10 Ret 16 7 5 18
14   Daniel la Rosa 25† 9 11 11 18 3 DNS DNS 10 Ret 15 15 4 Ret 7 7 Ret 15 Ret 12 15
15   Katsuyuki Hiranaka 14 13 19 14 2 16 9 8 9 22† Ret 22 24† 14 10 13 13 12 14 17 9
16   Charles Zwolsman Jr. Ret 10 15 12 13 17 10 Ret Ret Ret 12 6 12 10 17 20 14 10 3 13 9
17   Adrian Sutil Ret 22 Ret 13 4 7 11 Ret Ret 11 13 11 15 11 15 15 15 17 20† Ret 9
18   Dennis Furchheim 18 23† 4 Ret 5
19   Maximilian Götz 10 11 17 Ret 10 13 14 9 11 10 16 13 16 22 9 16 19 24 6 15 3
20   Tom Kimber-Smith 21 Ret 7 21 9 Ret 13 10 DSQ 21 Ret Ret DSQ DSQ 14 Ret 18 23 22† Ret 2
21   Andreas Zuber 19 Ret 21 Ret 20 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 20 Ret 19 16 23† Ret 12 9 Ret 10 0
22   Philipp Baron 26† Ret 22 22 12 19 15 13 12 13 19 14 22 Ret 21 19 16 18 9 Ret 0
23   Hannes Neuhauser 23 21 13 18 15 18 Ret 14 13 16 14 16 17 9 Ret 14 Ret 14 DSQ 20 0
24   Robert Kath 17 20 18 24 11 10 16 12 Ret 18 11 12 0
25   Marco Bonanomi Ret 24 14 17 DSQ 12 Ret 11 14 Ret Ret 17 18 17 12 17 Ret 19 16 Ret 0
26   Toni Vilander 15 12 Ret 16 0
27   Christian Montanari 20 16 12 Ret 0
28   Kohei Hirate 16 Ret 13 14 0
29   Gregory Franchi 22 17 23 19 16 15 Ret Ret Ret 14 17 20 21 18 Ret 21 Ret DNS 0
30   Peter Elkmann 17 15 Ret 19 Ret 20 18 Ret 17 20 15 16 0
31   Alejandro Núñez 21† 18 20 21 20 18 Ret 22 19† 19 0
32   Ross Zwolsman 24 18 0
33   Ruben Carrapatoso Ret 19 19 Ret 21 Ret Ret 21 0
34   Derek Hayes 20 21 0
  Fernando Rees Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver HOC1
 
EST
 
ADR
 
PAU
 
NOR
 
MAG
 
NÜR
 
ZAN
 
BRN
 
HOC2
 
Pts
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

† — Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

1 Note: Eric Salignon's pole position for race 1 at Pau was initially withdrawn due to a 10-place grid penalty for an engine change after an accident in race 1. Salignon's team successfully claimed force majeure and the pole was reinstated, but the bonus point was not awarded.[2]

Rookie CupEdit

Rookie drivers are only eligible for the Rookie Cup title if they have not previously competed in a national or international Formula 3 championship.

Pos Driver HOC1
 
EST
 
ADR
 
PAU
 
NOR
 
MAG
 
NÜR
 
ZAN
 
BRN
 
HOC2
 
Pts
1   Franck Perera 3 19 8 7 DSQ 2 5 6 3 19 10 8 10 8 6 9 3 6 5 11 147
2   Giedo van der Garde 9 4 16 6 3 6 12 Ret Ret 12 18 7 7 12 4 8 5 3 12 22 130
3   Roberto Streit 12 15 20 5 21 11 8 5 5 7 7 10 13 15 22 12 6 7 17 3 116
4   Loïc Duval 16 14 5 20 19 14 7 Ret 2 8 3 Ret 14 23 Ret Ret 8 13 11 18 91
5   Maximilian Götz 10 11 17 Ret 10 13 14 9 11 10 16 13 16 22 9 16 19 24 6 15 82
6   Adrian Sutil Ret 22 Ret 13 4 7 11 Ret Ret 11 13 11 15 11 15 15 15 17 20 Ret 72
7   Tom Kimber-Smith 21 Ret 7 21 9 Ret 13 10 DSQ 21 Ret Ret DSQ DSQ 14 Ret 18 23 22 Ret 36
8   Robert Kath 17 20 18 24 11 10 16 12 Ret 18 11 12 36
9   Peter Elkmann 17 15 Ret 19 Ret 20 18 Ret 17 20 15 16 28
10   Kohei Hirate 16 Ret 13 14 13
Pos Driver HOC1
 
EST
 
ADR
 
PAU
 
NOR
 
MAG
 
NÜR
 
ZAN
 
BRN
 
HOC2
 
Pts

Nations CupEdit

Nation Points
1   France 256
2   Great Britain 211
3   Germany 107
4   Poland 61
5   Netherlands 50
6   Canada 31
7   Brazil 29
8   Greece 21
9   Japan 13
10   Austria 1

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ All drivers competed in Dallara chassis (except Coloni Motorsport drivers, who used Lola-Dome chassis); model listed.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2004 Entry List" (PDF). formel3guide.com. Retrieved 2009-10-13.
  2. ^ Thomas, S-M. and Waite, L. "Pau round 8 race report" Archived 2012-03-16 at WebCite motorsport.com, 2004-05-31. Retrieved 2007-10-06.

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