2005 Italian Formula Three Championship

2005 Italian Formula Three Championship
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The 2005 Italian Formula Three Championship was the 41st Italian Formula Three Championship season. It began on 17 April at Adria and ended on 23 October at Misano after twelve races.[1]

Luigi Ferrara of Corbetta Competizioni finished almost all races on podium position, including three wins at Imola, Monza and Misano to clinch the title. He finished nine points clear of Team Ghinzani driver Alexander Müller, who won race at Vallelunga, a race at Imola, both races at Mugello, race at Adria and the season-ending race at Misano. Third place went to Lucidi Motors driver Paolo Maria Nocera, who took three victories at Adria, Varano and Monza.

Teams and driversEdit

All teams were Italian-registered and all cars competed on Michelin tyres.

Entry List[2]
Team No Driver Chassis Engine Rounds
Carlin / Ombra Racing 1   Basil Shaaban Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 1
  Giuseppe Termine Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 3–4
2   Khalil Beschir Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 1
Coloni Motorsport 3   Giacomo Piccini Lola-Dome F106 Spiess-Opel 1–2
4   Riccardo Mari Lola-Dome F106 Spiess-Opel 1
Lucidi Motors 5   Paolo Maria Nocera Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
6   Giuseppe Termine Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 1–2
Corbetta Competizioni 7   Luigi Ferrara Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel All
8   Francesco Dracone Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 3–4
15   Giovanni Faraonio Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 8–9
  Fabrizio Crestani Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 11–12
16   Davide Valsecchi Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 5–7
Target Racing 9   Riccardo Azzoli Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel All
11   Elias Papailias Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 1, 3–12
Passoli Racing 12   Maurizio Ceresoli Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel All
36   Massimo Torre Dallara F304 Spiess-Opel 1–6
Style Car Racing 14   Imeiro Brigliadori Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
63   Luca Di Cienzo Dallara F399 Fiat 5–6
RP Motorsport 18   Marcello Puglisi Lola-Dome F106 Spiess-Opel 7
Team Ghinzani 22   Alexander Müller Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda All
23   Marco Cencetti Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 7
24   Marco Barba Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 8–9
Imola Racing 61   Nicola Ortolani Dallara F399 Spiess-Opel 3–4
System Team 62   Alberto Morelli Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 3–4

CalendarEdit

All rounds were held in Italy.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 Adria International Raceway 17 April   Luigi Ferrara   Paolo Maria Nocera   Paolo Maria Nocera Lucidi Motors
2 ACI Vallelunga Circuit 8 May   Paolo Maria Nocera   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani
3 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 18 June   Paolo Maria Nocera   Alexander Müller   Luigi Ferrara Corbetta Competizioni
4 19 June   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani
5 Mugello Circuit 2 July   Alexander Müller   Riccardo Azzoli   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani
6 3 July   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani
7 Autodromo Riccardo Paletti 11 September   Paolo Maria Nocera   Riccardo Azzoli   Paolo Maria Nocera Lucidi Motors
8 Autodromo Nazionale Monza 24 September   Paolo Maria Nocera   Paolo Maria Nocera   Luigi Ferrara Corbetta Competizioni
9 25 September   Luigi Ferrara   Paolo Maria Nocera   Paolo Maria Nocera Lucidi Motors
10 Adria International Raceway 9 October   Luigi Ferrara   Paolo Maria Nocera   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani
11 Misano World Circuit 22 October   Luigi Ferrara   Riccardo Azzoli   Luigi Ferrara Corbetta Competizioni
12 23 October   Paolo Maria Nocera   Alexander Müller   Alexander Müller Team Ghinzani

StandingsEdit

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PP FL
20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 1 1
Pos Driver ADR VAL IMO MUG VAR MNZ ADR MIS Pts
1   Luigi Ferrara 2 3 1 3 2 3 2 1 2 3 1 5 180
2   Alexander Müller 12 1 4 1 1 1 6 2 DSQ 1 3 1 171
3   Paolo Maria Nocera 1 2 2 2 8 8 1 5 1 2 4 2 168
4   Riccardo Azzoli 6 4 3 4 3 7 3 Ret 3 Ret 2 3 108
5   Maurizio Ceresoli 3 Ret 8 6 7 5 7 3 6 4 5 6 79
6   Elias Papailias 10 6 5 6 4 5 Ret 4 5 Ret 4 67
7   Davide Valsecchi 4 2 4 35
8   Massimo Torre 8 5 5 Ret 5 6 33
9   Imeiro Brigliadori 7 7 9 9 9 6 7 24
10   Marco Barba 4 5 18
11   Giuseppe Termine 5 6 9 Ret 16
12   Riccardo Mari 4 10
13   Fabrizio Crestani 6 7 10
14   Giacomo Piccini 7 Ret 4
15   Giovanni Faraonio Ret 8 3
16   Marcello Puglisi 8 3
17   Basil Shaaban 9 2
18   Marco Cencetti 10 1
19   Khalil Beschir 11 0
  Francesco Dracone Ret Ret 0
guest drivers ineligible for championship points
  Nicola Ortolani 10 8 0
  Luca Di Cienzo 10 10 0
  Alberto Morelli Ret DNS 0
Pos Driver ADR VAL IMO MUG VAR MNZ ADR MIS 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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Race Calendar: Italian Formula 3 Championship – Season 2005". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Entrylist: Italian Formula 3 Championship – Season 2005". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 26 August 2012.

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