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2005 Formula Renault 3.5 Series
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Poland's Robert Kubica won the championship, while his team Epsilon Euskadi won the teams title.

The 2005 Formula Renault 3.5 Series was the first Formula Renault 3.5 Series season. The season began on 1 May at Zolder, Belgium and finished at Monza, Italy on 23 October after 17 races. Robert Kubica was crowned series champion.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

CalendarEdit

Round Circuit/Location Country Date
1 R1 Circuit Zolder   Belgium 1 May
R2
2 R Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo   Monaco 22 May
3 R1 Circuit Ricardo Tormo, Valencia   Spain 4 June
R2
4 R1 Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans   France 10 July
R2
5 R1 Circuito Urbano Bilbao   Spain 17 July
R2
6 R1 Motopark Oschersleben   Germany 7 August
R2
7 R1 Donington Park, Leicestershire   United Kingdom September 11
R2
8 R1 Autódromo do Estoril   Portugal 2 October
R2
9 R1 Autodromo Nazionale Monza   Italy 23 October
R2

ResultsEdit

Round Circuit Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1   Circuit Zolder   Enrico Toccacelo   Markus Winkelhock   Enrico Toccacelo   Victory Engineering
R2   Will Power   Robert Kubica   Robert Kubica   Epsilon Euskadi
2 R   Circuit de Monaco   Christian Montanari   Enrico Toccacelo   Christian Montanari   Draco Multiracing USA
3 R1   Circuit de Valencia   Félix Porteiro   Eric Salignon   Félix Porteiro   Epsilon Euskadi
R2   Andreas Zuber   Eric Salignon   Tristan Gommendy   Witmeur KTR
4 R1   Bugatti Circuit   Markus Winkelhock   Félix Porteiro   Markus Winkelhock   Draco Multiracing USA
R2   Robert Kubica   Jaap van Lagen   Will Power   Carlin Motorsport
5 R1   Circuito Urbano Bilbao   Robert Kubica   Andreas Zuber   Robert Kubica   Epsilon Euskadi
R2   Will Power   Andreas Zuber   Will Power   Carlin Motorsport
6 R1   Motopark Oschersleben   Will Power   Tristan Gommendy   Robert Kubica   Epsilon Euskadi
R2   Robert Kubica   Andreas Zuber   Robert Kubica   Epsilon Euskadi
7 R1   Donington Park   Adrián Vallés   Tristan Gommendy   Adrián Vallés   Pons Racing
R2   Eric Salignon   Félix Porteiro   Markus Winkelhock   Draco Multiracing USA
8 R1   Autódromo do Estoril   Tristan Gommendy   Andreas Zuber   Andreas Zuber   Carlin Motorsport
R2   Félix Porteiro   Adrián Vallés   Félix Porteiro   Epsilon Euskadi
9 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza   Félix Porteiro   Markus Winkelhock   Adrián Vallés   Pons Racing
R2   Félix Porteiro   Tristan Gommendy   Markus Winkelhock   Draco Multiracing USA

Points SystemEdit

Points were awarded at the end of each race according to the following system:

 1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

In addition:

  • One point was awarded for Pole position for each race
  • One point was awarded for Fastest lap for each race

The maximum number of points a driver could earn each weekend (except Monaco) was 34 and the maximum number for a team was 58.

ResultsEdit

Driver standingsEdit

Pos Driver ZOL
1

 
ZOL
2

 
MON
1

 
VAL
1

 
VAL
2

 
LMS
1

 
LMS
2

 
BIL
1

 
BIL
2

 
OSC
1

 
OSC
2

 
DON
1

 
DON
2

 
EST
1

 
EST
2

 
MOZ
1

 
MOZ
2

 
Points
1   Robert Kubica 3 1 5 2 16† 3 2 1 8 1 1 3 6 2 3 Ret Ret 154
2   Adrián Vallés 6 6 3 4 2 13 7 10 6 5 7 1 2 Ret Ret 1 2 116
3   Markus Winkelhock NC 3 DNS 11 12 1 5 Ret 7 Ret 3 5 1 4 2 3 1 114
4   Tristan Gommendy 4 Ret 4 7 1 15 16 3 19† 2 2 NC 4 3 Ret 5 16 96
5   Félix Porteiro 5 9 Ret 1 Ret 18 11 20 11 Ret 9 6 NC 5 1 2 4 77
6   Andreas Zuber 2 2 DNS Ret 10 7 8 22 16 3 10 19 Ret 1 7 Ret 5 73
7   Will Power DNS DNS 12 3 14† 4 1 2 1 Ret 14 13 Ret 10 12 64
8   Christian Montanari 7 DNS 1 12 15† 12 6 6 10 11 17† 2 15 8 5 12 9 54
9   Jaap van Lagen 18 10 2 14 Ret DNS NC 13 Ret 7 4 4 Ret 19 4 9 6 49
10   Eric Salignon 15 Ret 14 23 3 5 4 4 5 Ret 8 Ret Ret 6 Ret 49
11   Patrick Pilet 10 7 13 6 7 8 10 7 8 4 3 43
12   Enrico Toccacelo 1 15† 6 10 Ret 6 9 5 20† 36
13   Colin Fleming DNS DNS DNS 9 8 3 Ret 4 Ret 6 11 10 6 Ret Ret 22 34
14   Damien Pasini 11 5 7 20 4 Ret 13 17 Ret 6 11 20† 3 Ret 13 Ret Ret 33
15   Alx Danielsson DNS DNS 8 Ret DNS 14 8 2 4 Ret 7 9 32
16   Simon Pagenaud 8 4 10 5 11 10 Ret 11 12 Ret DNS 8 5 9 11 11 12 30
17   Miloš Pavlović 17 Ret Ret 15 Ret 9 Ret 21 3 10 12 17 12 11 6 Ret 10 19
18   Daniel la Rosa DNS DNS 8 13 13 2 Ret 12 Ret 8 Ret 24† Ret 18
19   Celso Míguez 12 16† 11 18 Ret 16 12 7 Ret Ret 5 10 11 18 15 7 Ret 15
20   Ryo Fukuda 9 8 9 17 9 14 17 9 13 14 Ret Ret 14 14 16 18 19 11
21   Ryan Sharp 14 9 9 18† 16 Ret 24 Ret Ret 7 8
22   Fabio Carbone 9 8 15 9 7
23   Tomas Kostka 14 Ret 18 Ret 5 11 DNS Ret DNS 12 Ret 22† 13 6
24   Giorgio Mondini 16 Ret 15 Ret 6 DNS DNS Ret Ret 20† 11 5
25   Pastor Maldonado 20† Ret DNS 25 7 12 Ret Ret Ret 4
26   Davide Rigon 16 10 8 14 4
27   Matteo Meneghello NC 13† DNS 16 17 Ret 13 12 16 20 14 Ret 8 3
28   Ferdinando Monfardini 10 13 1
29   Karun Chandhok 13 11 Ret 16 Ret DNS DNS 0
30   Frédéric Vervisch 19 12 Ret 19 17 Ret 20 0
31   Matteo Pellegrino 14 19 13 Ret 15 18 0
32   Danny Watts 13 15 0
33   Mehdi Bennani Ret Ret 18 21 18 DNQ Ret 13 16 18 17 23 21 19 21 0
34   Giovanni Tedeschi NC 14† Ret 21 Ret Ret 15 15 15 Ret 15 15 18 Ret 17 14 Ret 0
35   Fernando Rees 17 Ret 18 14 Ret Ret 23† Ret Ret 19 Ret 23† 0
36   Richard Antinucci 16 17 0
37   Sven Barth 16 0
38   Ivan Bellarosa Ret DNS 17 22 Ret 19 19 19 18 Ret Ret 21† Ret 21 18 17 Ret 0
39   Ben Hanley 17 Ret 0
40   Alex Lloyd 19† 0
41   Nicolas Prost 22 20† 0
42   Carlos Iaconelli Ret 20 0
43   Raffaele Giammaria Ret Ret 20 DNS Ret DNS 0
44   Danilo Dirani Ret 20† 0
-   Stefano Proetto DNS DNS 0
Pos Driver ZOL
1

 
ZOL
2

 
MON
1

 
VAL
1

 
VAL
2

 
LMS
1

 
LMS
2

 
BIL
1

 
BIL
2

 
OSC
1

 
OSC
2

 
DON
1

 
DON
2

 
EST
1

 
EST
2

 
MOZ
1

 
MOZ
2

 
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)
  • † = Driver did not finish but was classified, having completed more than 90% of race distance.

Team standingsEdit

Pos Team Car
No.
ZOL
1

 
ZOL
2

 
MON
1

 
VAL
1

 
VAL
2

 
LMS
1

 
LMS
2

 
BIL
1

 
BIL
2

 
OSC
1

 
OSC
2

 
DON
1

 
DON
2

 
EST
FEA

 
EST
SPR

 
MOZ
FEA

 
MOZ
SPR

 
Points
1   Epsilon Euskadi 7 5 9 Ret 1 Ret 18* 11 20 11 Ret 9 6 NC* 5 1 1 4 230
8 3 1* 5 2 16† 3 2 1 8 1 1 3 6 2 3 Ret Ret
2   Draco Multiracing USA 18 NC* 3 DNS 11 12 1 5 Ret 7 Ret 3 5 1 4 2 3* 1 167
19 7 DNS 1 12 15† 12 6 6 10 11 17† 2 15 8 5 12 9
3   KTR 14 18 10 2 14 Ret DNS NC* 13 Ret 7 4 4 Ret 19 4 9 6 144
15 4 Ret 4 7 1 15 16 3 19† 2* 2 NC* 4 3 Ret 5 16*
4   Carlin Motorsport 3 2 2 DNS Ret 10 7 8 22* 16* 3 10* 19 Ret 1* 7 Ret 5 135
4 DNS DNS 12 3 14† 4 1 2 1 Ret 14 13 Ret 10 12 20† 11
5   Pons Racing 5 6 6 3 4 2 13 7 10 6 5 7 1 2 Ret Ret* 1 2 130
6 12 16† 11 18 Ret 16 12 7 Ret Ret 5 10 11 18 15 7 Ret
6   Cram Competition 20 11 5 7 20 4 Ret 13 17 Ret 6 11 20† 3 Ret 13 Ret Ret 81
21 15 Ret 14 23†* 3* 5 4 4 5 Ret 8 Ret Ret 17 Ret 6 Ret
7   Jenzer Motorsport 27 10 7 13 6 7 8 10 14 9 9 18† 16 Ret 24 Ret Ret 7 60
28 DNS DNS DNS 9 8 3 Ret 4 Ret 6 11 10 6 Ret Ret 22
8   Victory Engineering 9 1 15† 6* 10 Ret 6 9 5 20† Ret 20† 16 10 8 14 46
10 14 Ret 18 Ret 5 11 DNS Ret DNS 12 Ret 22† 13 16 17
9   GD Racing 24 17 Ret Ret 15 Ret 9 Ret 21 3 10 12 17 12 11 6 Ret 10 44
25 19 12 Ret 19 17 Ret 20 7 8 4 3
10   Saulnier Racing 16 8 4 10 5 11 10 Ret 11 12 Ret DNS 8 5 9 11 11 12 41
17 9 8 9 17 9 14 17 9 13 14 Ret Ret 14 14 16 18 19
11   DAMS 22 DNS DNS 19† 8 Ret DNS 14 8 2 4 Ret 7 9 22 20† 10 13 37
23 20† Ret DNS Ret Ret 20 DNS Ret DNS 25 7 12 Ret Ret Ret
12   Interwetten.com 29 DNS DNS 8 13 13 2 Ret 12 Ret 8 Ret 24† Ret Ret 20 18
30 DNS DNS 16 17 Ret 18 14 Ret Ret 23† Ret Ret 19 Ret 23†
13   EuroInternational 1 16 Ret 15 Ret 6 DNS DNS Ret Ret 9 8 15 9 13 15 15
2 NC 13† DNS 16 17 Ret 13 12 16 20 14 Ret 8
14   Avelon Formula 11 Ret DNS Ret Ret 18 21 18 DNQ Ret 13 16 18 17 23 21 19 21 0
12 17 22 Ret 19 19 19 18 Ret Ret 21† Ret 21 18 17 Ret
Pos Team Car
No.
ZOL
1

 
ZOL
2

 
MON
1

 
VAL
1

 
VAL
2

 
LMS
1

 
LMS
2

 
BIL
1

 
BIL
2

 
OSC
1

 
OSC
2

 
DON
1

 
DON
2

 
EST
FEA

 
EST
SPR

 
MOZ
FEA

 
MOZ
SPR

 
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)
  • † = Driver did not finish but was classified, having completed more than 90% of race distance.

ReferencesEdit