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2005 Eurocup Mégane Trophy
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The 2005 Eurocup Mégane Trophy season was the inaugural season of the Renault–supported touring car category, a one-make racing series that is part of the World Series by Renault. The season began at Circuit Ricardo Tormo on 4 June and finished at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza on 23 October, after seven rounds and fifteen races.[1] Jan Heylen won the title, having battled Renaud Derlot for the entire campaign.[2]

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Drivers Class Rounds
  Team Elias 1   Luis Miguel Reyes All
6   Angel Burgueño 1, 3-4
  Thierry Boutsen Racing 2   Renaud Kuppens All
7   Jeffrey van Hooydonk All
  Team Lompech Sport 3   Frédéric Gabillon All
4   Sébastien Dhouailly J All
  Iris Racing 5   Marc Benz J All
  Oregon Team 8   Pedro Petiz J All
9   Nicola Gianniberti All
64   Mike Parisy J 7
  Racing for Belgium 10   César Campaniço All
11   Jan Heylen All
12   Wim Coekelbergs 1, 4
  Miguel Freitas J 2, 6
  Fernando Navarrete 3
  Shigeki Ebihara 7
  Equipe Verschuur 14   Bernhard ten Brinke All
15   Frans Verschuur 1-2
  Jeroen Reijntjens 4, 7
  Sandor van Es 5
  Paul van Splunteren 6
  Auto Janák 16   Jiří Janák J 2-5, 7
  TP Compétition / Huger 17   Renaud Derlot All
36   Jean-Yves Mallat All
37   Philippe Macé 1-6
38   Jean-Paul Coppens J 1
  Blue Jumeirah Team 18   Rafael Unzurrunzaga 3, 5-7
  Hervas Racing 20   Juan Morales 1-4, 6
  Porfesa Competicion 21   Santiago Porteiro 1-4
  Energy Racing 22   Pascal Ballay 1-4, 6-7
  Lucas Lasserre 5
  Pouchelon Racing 23   Ludovic Badey All
66   Matthieu Cheruy 6-7
  Tech 1 Racing 24   Simon Abadie All
25   Matthieu Lahaye J All
  Epsilon Euskadi 27   Antonio Aristi All
28   Jean-Christophe Ravier 1-4
  Angel Burgueño 5-7
  Senn Motorsport 29   Andreas Mayerl All
  Saturn Motorsport 33   Victor Fernandez All
34   Lluis Llobet All
  Gemo Sport 64   Mike Parisy J 1-6
65   Pierre Hirschi 2, 4-7
  Bruno Bazaud 3
Icon Class
J Junior Class

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R1   Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia 4 June   Renaud Derlot   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
R2 5 June   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
2 R1   Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans 10 July   Nicola Gianniberti   Matthieu Lahaye   Renaud Derlot   TP Compétition / Huger
R2   Renaud Derlot   Renaud Derlot   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
3 R1   Circuito Urbano Bilbao 16 July   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
R2 17 July Cancelled[N 1]   Nicola Gianniberti   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
4 R1   Motorsport Arena Oschersleben 6 August   César Campaniço   Nicola Gianniberti   César Campaniço   Racing for Belgium
R2 7 August   Renaud Derlot   César Campaniço   Jeffrey van Hooydonk   Thierry Boutsen Racing
5 R1   Donington Park 10 September   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Jan Heylen   Racing for Belgium
R2 11 September   Jeffrey van Hooydonk   Jan Heylen   Ludovic Badey   Pouchelon Racing
6 R1   Autódromo do Estoril 1 October   Renaud Derlot   Nicola Gianniberti   Ludovic Badey   Pouchelon Racing
R2 2 October   Ludovic Badey   Marc Benz   Ludovic Badey   Pouchelon Racing
R3   Marc Benz   Ludovic Badey   Ludovic Badey   Pouchelon Racing
7 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza 22 October   Marc Benz   Marc Benz   Simon Abadie   Tech 1 Racing
R2 23 October   Jeffrey van Hooydonk   Matthieu Lahaye   Jeffrey van Hooydonk   Thierry Boutsen Racing
Notes
  1. ^ The second qualifying at Bilbao was cancelled due to repeated driving over the kerbs was weakening elements of the cars' suspension. The drivers started in the finishing order of the first race.[3]

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th Pole
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1
Pos Driver VAL
 
BUG
 
BIL
 
OSC
 
DON
 
EST
 
MNZ
 
Points
1   Jan Heylen 1 1 4 1 1 1 10 6 1 2 3 2 14 21 Ret 147
2   Renaud Derlot 2 3 1 2 8 Ret 2 2 2 Ret 6 3 2 7 3 134
3   Ludovic Badey 3 Ret 3 Ret 3 5 11 11 3 1 1 1 1 20 Ret 108
4   Jeffrey van Hooydonk 5 2 2 16 22 13 Ret 1 8 3 12 7 Ret 3 1 89
5   César Campaniço Ret 12 5 3 7 6 1 3 Ret 13 17 6 3 5 2 85
6   Nicola Gianniberti 24 5 DSQ 6 29 2 3 8 4 4 4 Ret 7 Ret 5 74
7   Angel Burgueño 4 11 4 3 Ret Ret 7 7 23 5 6 Ret 6 50
8   Marc Benz 15 17 14 7 11 7 8 7 5 6 2 20 Ret 4 Ret 50
9   Matthieu Lahaye 8 Ret 11 Ret 10 8 12 4 Ret 9 Ret Ret 4 2 4 47
10   Simon Abadie 7 9 9 Ret Ret DNS 6 Ret 6 14 Ret 4 Ret 1 20 41
11   Frédéric Gabillon 10 6 7 11 9 9 5 5 17 8 5 Ret 5 Ret Ret 41
12   Renaud Kuppens 9 4 Ret 21 24 4 7 Ret 10 5 8 11 9 Ret 10 36
13   Pedro Petiz 13 Ret 15 5 2 25 13 Ret 16 11 14 8 8 15 9 26
14   Jean-Christophe Ravier Ret Ret 6 4 6 11 4 13 26
15   Mike Parisy 11 8 13 14 5 12 Ret 9 14 25 Ret 15 12 Ret 8 26
16   Bernhard ten Brinke 18 10 8 12 12 14 Ret 17 13 16 11 14 15 6 7 11
17   Santiago Porteiro 6 13 Ret 8 26 15 9 12 10
18   Sébastien Dhouailly 12 7 10 Ret 19 10 14 Ret 15 20 Ret 12 Ret 8 Ret 9
19   Luis Miguel Reyes 16 Ret 8 Ret 15 21 17 15 Ret Ret 7 17 10 Ret Ret 8
20   Miguel Freitas 24 10 9 9 Ret 5
21   Andreas Mayerl 21 18 18 15 16 18 16 14 19 15 13 Ret 13 10 12 2
22   Lucas Lasserre 9 12 2
23   Frans Verschuur 17 15 Ret 9 2
24   Jiří Janák 17 13 23 20 18 10 12 22 11 13 2
25   Sandor van Es 11 10 1
26   Antonio Aristi 14 14 16 18 13 Ret 15 16 18 18 16 13 18 12 14 0
27   Jean-Yves Mallat 19 24 20 17 14 17 26 19 21 17 15 16 16 14 15 0
28   Pascal Ballay 27 19 21 Ret 21 19 19 21 Ret Ret Ret Ret 16 0
29   Jeroen Reijntjens 20 Ret 16 Ret 0
30   Fernando Navarrete 20 16 0
31   Jean-Paul Coppens 22 16 0
32   Pierre Hirschi 25 24 22 22 20 19 19 19 20 17 17 0
33   Bruno Bazaud 17 23 0
34   Philippe Macé 20 20 19 19 18 Ret 24 23 22 Ret 18 18 19 0
35   Lluis Llobet 23 21 Ret 20 27 25 23 20 Ret 21 20 21 Ret 18 18 0
36   Wim Coekelbergs 25 23 21 18 0
37   Victor Fernandez 26 22 22 23 28 Ret 25 24 Ret 23 25 22 Ret 19 19 0
38   Rafael Unzurrunzaga DNS 26 23 24 24 23 21 22 21 0
39   Juan Morales DNS 25 23 22 25 22 27 25 22 Ret DSQ 0
guest drivers ineligible for points
  Matthieu Cheruy 21 24 17 9 11
  Paul van Splunteren 31 10 11
  Shigeki Ebihara 13 Ret
Pos Driver VAL
 
BUG
 
BIL
 
OSC
 
DON
 
EST
 
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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mégane Trophy Eurocup 2006 standings". driverdb.com. Driver Database. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "A Tech 1 one-two as Heylen takes the title!". World Series by Renault. Renault Sport. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Lone pole for Heylen". World Series by Renault. Renault Sport. 12 April 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.

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