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2006 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
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The 2006 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season was the sixteenth Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season. The season began at Zolder on 29 April and finished at the Barcelona on 29 October, after fourteen rounds.[1]

Motopark Academy's Filipe Albuquerque who took a pair of double wins at Nürburgring and Barcelona clinched the championship title in the final round at Barcelona by eight points ahead of JD Motorsport's Chris van der Drift, who won two races during the season at Misano and Donington Park. Van der Drift also finished as top rookie. Carlo van Dam finished in third for SG Formula, after win at Le Mans and another four podiums. Another driver who won on Bugatti Circuit was Bertrand Baguette who finished two points behind van Dam for Epsilon Euskadi. Kasper Andersen completed the top five without scoring a win. Laurent Groppi won two races of the opening round at Zolder, but contested just six races, as well as Donington winner Sébastien Buemi. Dani Clos won at Istanbul Park and Misano, but due to disqualification in the second race at Misano he managed only seventh place in the series' standings.

Teams and driversEdit

2006 Entry List[2]
Team No. Driver Rounds
  Prema Powerteam 0   Edoardo Mortara All
2   Henkie Waldschmidt All
3   Martin Plowman All
  Comtec Team 1   Pippa Mann All
  SG Formula 4   Tom Dillmann All
5   Sten Pentus 1-4
  Yann Clairay 6
6   Carlo van Dam All
12   Alexandre Marsoin 7
64   Jean Karl Vernay 4
65   Julien Jousse 4
  Epsilon Euskadi 7   Salman bin Rashid Al-Khalifa All
8   Bertrand Baguette All
9   Jacky Ferre 1
  Nelson Panciatici 6-7
  Motopark Academy 10   Filipe Albuquerque All
11   Nathan Antunes 1
  Sébastien Buemi 2-3, 5
  Robert Wickens 4
  Stefano Coletti 6-7
  Motorsport Arena 12   John Michael Edwards All
14   Brendon Hartley All
  Cram Competition 15   Jaime Alguersuari All
16   Edoardo Piscopo All
17   Adrian Zaugg 1-3
  Stefano Coletti 4
  Oliver Oakes 5-7
  Team Jenzer 18   Walter Grubmüller 1-4
  Claudio Cantelli 5-6
  Mariano Werner 7
19   Marco Frezza 1-4
  Oliver Campos-Hull 5-7
  Jenzer Motorsport 20   Junior Strous 1-2
  Atte Mustonen 5-7
21   Rahel Frey All
22   Dani Clos All
52   Cem Kent 2
  JD Motorsport 24   Kasper Andersen All
25   Chris van der Drift All
26   Xavier Maassen All
  Koiranen Bros Motorsport 27   Atte Mustonen 1-4
  Facundo Crovo 7
28   Tomi Limmonen 1, 3-4
  Duarte Félix da Costa 7
  SL Formula Racing 29   Frédéric Vervisch 1-2
  Bruno Rudolf Fechner 5
30   Johan Charpilienne 1
  Anton Nebylitskiy 2, 5-6
  Graff Racing 31   Laurent Groppi 1, 4, 6
32   Mathieu Arzeno 1
  Claudio Cantelli 4
  Julien Canal 6
  AR Motorsport 34   Duarte Félix da Costa 1-2, 4-5
35   Mervyn Kool 1, 4
  BVM Motorsport 36   Pablo Sánchez López All
37   Frederico Muggia All
41   Daniele Zampieri 3-4, 7
  MRD Motorsport 38   Joonas Mannerjarvi 1-6
58   Qing Hua Ma 3
  Twincam Motorsport 44   Oliver Campos-Hull 1-4
  Walter Grubmüller 5-7
45   Daniel Campos-Hull 2
  Euronova Racing 53   Alberto Costa 3
59   Filippo Ponti 3
  IT Loox 54   Valentino Sebastiani 3
55   Nicki Sebastiani 3
56   Riccardo Cinti 3
  RP Motorsport 57   Matteo Chinosi 3
  CO2 Motorsport 60   Andrea Caldarelli 3
  Hexis Racing 61   Sébastien Chardonnet 4
62   Malo Olivier 4
63   Ulric Amado de Carvalho 4
  BVM Minardi Team 66   Frankie Provenzano 6
  Pole Services 67   Johan Charpilienne 6
68   Pierre Combot 6
  RSC 70   Aleix Alcaraz 7
71   José Luis López-Pamplo 7

CalendarEdit

Championship standingsEdit

DriversEdit

Points are awarded to the drivers as follows:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PP*
Points 15 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1

* - only awarded to race one polesitters

Pos Driver ZOL
 
IST
 
MIS
 
NÜR
 
DON
 
LMS
 
CAT
 
Points
1   Filipe Albuquerque 9 6 28† 5 6 4 1 1 15 4 11 Ret 1 1 99
2   Chris van der Drift 2 20 8 4 4 1 3 3 11 1 Ret 11 22 6 91
3   Carlo van Dam 5 24 2 3 8 6 6 8 Ret 2 3 1 10 7 90
4   Bertrand Baguette 3 2 13 11 9 8 23 30 2 3 1 6 4 5 88
5   Kasper Andersen 6 Ret Ret 7 3 Ret 5 5 3 7 2 Ret 3 3 78
6   Laurent Groppi 1 1 2 2 7 4 75
7   Dani Clos 11 10 1 1 1 DSQ 4 4 10 10 10 Ret Ret 19 70
8   Tom Dillmann 24 4 9 27 2 7 11 34 4 Ret Ret NC 2 2 61
9   Atte Mustonen 4 5 3 2 Ret Ret 16 16 9 20 9 5 17 11 54
10   Edoardo Piscopo Ret 18 5 6 5 11 10 11 7 16 Ret Ret 13 4 34
11   Sébastien Buemi 4 8 Ret 9 1 6 33
12   Jaime Alguersuari 31 21 16 9 7 2 20 31 Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 16 24
13   Xavier Maassen 26* 3 10 19 Ret Ret 12 9 Ret 5 13 16 16 12 21
14   Brendon Hartley 19 Ret 6 28 29 5 7 6 Ret 12 12 Ret Ret 17 21
15   Henkie Waldschmidt 16 23 21 23 14 29 14 12 Ret 18 5 9 7 10 19
16   Adrian Zaugg 12 8 Ret 16 Ret* 3 14
17   John Michael Edwards Ret 16 7 Ret Ret 18 9 10 6 13 Ret DNS 21 Ret 14
18   Frederico Muggia 8 7 Ret 15 Ret 19 32 Ret Ret Ret 14 Ret Ret 9 10
19   Walter Grubmüller 17 27 12 18 22 16 Ret DNS 5 8 17 18 Ret 15 9
20   Johan Charpilienne 7 NC 8 Ret 9
21   Rahel Frey 13 14 27† 12 Ret 17 Ret 26 8 14 18 Ret 6 DSQ 8
22   Edoardo Mortara 15 Ret Ret 20 26 12 17 20 Ret 9 Ret 7 Ret 27 8
23   Martin Plowman 22 17 22 Ret NC 23 21 35 16 11 21 10 9 24 7
24   Mervyn Kool 28 9 13 15 2
25   Oliver Campos-Hull 32† Ret 23 Ret 11 14 15 13 DNS DNS 16 13 14 14 2
26   Junior Strous 10 12 14 13 1
27   Marco Frezza Ret Ret 17 14 10 Ret 22 22 1
28   Daniele Zampieri 19 25 Ret Ret 11 Ret 1
29   Claudio Cantelli 30 28 14 17 23 15 1
30   Sten Pentus 27 11 25 22 20 28 24 23 0
31   Pablo Sánchez López 25 15 24 21 13 Ret 25 21 12 19 19 Ret 12 20 0
32   Duarte Félix da Costa Ret 19 20 17 Ret 19 13 Ret 15 18 0
33   Mathieu Arzeno 18 13 0
34   Nathan Antunes 14 Ret 0
35   Pippa Mann 29 Ret 15 Ret 16 21 31 25 Ret 15 20 20 Ret 21 0
36   Robert Wickens 18 17 0
37   Joonas Mannerjarvi 20 22 19 24 18 20 33 27 18 Ret 25 19 0
38   Anton Nebylitskiy 18 29 19 Ret 22 Ret 0
39   Stefano Coletti 26 18 Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
40   Salman bin Rashid Al-Khalifa Ret 26 Ret 25 28 27 Ret 32 20 Ret Ret Ret 20 25 0
41   Jacky Ferre 21 25 0
42   Frédéric Vervisch 23 Ret DSQ Ret 0
43   Tomi Limonen 30 Ret Ret Ret 27 24 0
44   Cem Kent 26 26 0
The following drivers are guest ineligible to final standing
  Yann Clairay 26 2 -
  Nelson Panciatici 4 3 18 13 -
  Pierre Combot 6 14 -
  Jean Karl Vernay 8 7 -
  Oliver Oakes Ret Ret Ret 8 19 8 -
  Alexandre Marsoin 8 Ret -
  Daniel Campos-Hull 11 10 -
  Nicki Sebastiani 27 10 -
  Filippo Ponti 12 15 -
  Julien Canal 15 12 -
  Valentino Sebastiani 25 13 -
  Julien Jousse 19 14 -
  Matteo Chinosi 15 26 -
  Frankie Provenzano 24 17 -
  Riccardo Cinti 17 Ret -
  Bruno Rudolf Fechner 17 Ret -
  Qing Hua Ma 21 22 -
  Facundo Crovo NC 22 -
  Aleix Alcaraz 24 23 -
  Mariano Werner 23 28† -
  Andrea Caldarelli 23 Ret -
  Alberto Costa 24 24 -
  José Luis López-Pamplo Ret 26 -
  Ulric Amado de Carvalho 28 Ret -
  Sébastien Chardonnet 29 33 -
  Malo Olivier NC 29 Ret DNS -
Pos Driver ZOL
 
IST
 
MIS
 
NÜR
 
DON
 
LMS
 
CAT
 
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

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

TeamsEdit

Pos Team Points
1   JD Motorsport 170
2   SG Formula 151
3   Motopark Academy 132
4   Jenzer Motorsport 89
5   Epsilon Euskadi 88
6   Graff Racing 75
7   Cram Competition 54
8   Koiranen Bros 36
9   Motorsport Arena 35
10   Prema Powerteam 25
11   BVM Minardi Team 10
12   SL Formula Racing 9
13   Twincam Motorsport 9
14   Team Jenzer 4
15   AR Motorsport 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Race Calendar: Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup — Season 2006". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Entrylist: Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup — Season 2006". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 17 March 2012.

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