2006 Italian Formula Three Championship

2006 Italian Formula Three Championship
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The 2006 Italian Formula Three Championship was the 42nd Italian Formula Three Championship season. It began on 9 April at Adria and ended on 22 October at Misano after 16 races.[1]

Mauro Massironi of Passoli Racing dominated the season with a win at Magione and another eight successive wins at Vallelunga, Mugello, Varano and Pergusa and ultimately clinched the title. He finished 28 points clear of Corbetta Competizioni driver Davide Rigon, who won the opening race at Adria, a race at Magione and both of the season-ending races at Misano. Third place went to Lucidi Motors driver Alex Frassineti, who took one victory, and he finished ahead of Imola winner Michele Rugolo, who competed with Team Ghinzani.

Teams and driversEdit

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

Entry List[2]
Team No Driver Class Chassis Engine Rounds
Corbetta Competizioni 1   Fabrizio Crestani C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
2   Federico Glorioso C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
11   Davide Rigon C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
Lucidi Motors 3   Giuseppe Terranova C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
4   Alex Frassineti C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
Europa Corse 6   Efisio Marchese C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
Passoli Racing 7   Manuele Maria Gatto C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 7–8
8   Mauro Massironi C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
Scuderia N.T. 12   Jacopo Faccioni C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
En.Ro. Competition 14   Vladimir Arabadzhiev C Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 1–2, 4–8
Team Ghinzani 22   Manuele Maria Gatto C Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 1–6
24   Michele Rugolo C Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda All
26   Paolo Bossini C Dallara F302 Mugen-Honda 7–8
Style Car Racing 51   Imeiro Brigliadori T Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
52   Gianpiero Negrotti T Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel All
System Team 53   Sergio Ghiotto T Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 1–6
84   Dino Lusuardi T Dallara F393 Fiat 1–7
97   Rinaldo Nieri T Dallara F399 Spiess-Opel 5
Auto Elite 55   Giovanni Rambelli T Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 1–6, 8
56   Molin Pradel T Dallara F302 Spiess-Opel 2, 7
Lido Corse 81   Luciano Baldazzi T Ralt R34 Volkswagen 1–2, 6
94   Andrea Vazzacaro T Dallara F399 Spiess-Opel 3
Beelspeed 82   Bonifacio Gaetani T Dallara F399 Spiess-Opel All
83   Giovanni Gaetani T Dallara F399 Fiat All
93   Carlo Bendinelli T Dallara F392 Volkswagen 1–2, 4–8
Master Team 86   Flavio Mattara T Dallara F393 Fiat 2–6, 8
Cherubini Racing 89   Piergiorgio di Gianvito T Dallara F397 Fiat 2
91   Luigi Folloni T Dallara F392 Volkswagen 2, 5, 7–8
96   Salvatore Cardullo T Dallara F397 Fiat 3, 6
B&B Motorsport 92   Massimo Ballestri T Dallara F392 Volkswagen 2, 5, 7–8
Icon Class
C Campionato Nazionale
T Trofeo Nazionale CSAI

CalendarEdit

All rounds were held in Italy.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team Trofeo winner
1 R1 Adria International Raceway 9 April   Alex Frassineti   Davide Rigon   Davide Rigon Corbetta Competizioni   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Alex Frassineti   Mauro Massironi   Alex Frassineti Lucidi Motors   Imeiro Brigliadori
2 R1 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 7 May   Michele Rugolo   Fabrizio Crestani   Michele Rugolo Team Ghinzani   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Alex Frassineti   Mauro Massironi   Michele Rugolo Team Ghinzani   Sergio Ghiotto
3 R1 Autodromo dell'Umbria 11 June   Mauro Massironi   Davide Rigon   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Sergio Ghiotto
R2   Mauro Massironi   Davide Rigon   Davide Rigon Corbetta Competizioni   Imeiro Brigliadori
4 R1 ACI Vallelunga Circuit 25 June   Fabrizio Crestani   Michele Rugolo   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Mauro Massironi   Alex Frassineti   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
5 R1 Mugello Circuit 23 July   Davide Rigon   Davide Rigon   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Mauro Massironi   Giuseppe Terranova   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Massimo Ballestri
6 R1 Autodromo Riccardo Paletti 3 September   Mauro Massironi   Mauro Massironi   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Mauro Massironi   Mauro Massironi   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
7 R1 Autodromo di Pergusa 1 October   Mauro Massironi   Davide Rigon   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Mauro Massironi   Davide Rigon   Mauro Massironi Passoli Racing   Imeiro Brigliadori
8 R1 Misano World Circuit 22 October   Davide Rigon   Fabrizio Crestani   Davide Rigon Corbetta Competizioni   Imeiro Brigliadori
R2   Giuseppe Terranova   Alex Frassineti   Davide Rigon Corbetta Competizioni   Imeiro Brigliadori

StandingsEdit

Campionato NazionaleEdit

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PP FL
10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1 1
Pos Driver ADR IMO MAG VAL MUG VAR PER MIS Pts
1   Mauro Massironi 3 3 2 2 1 8 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7 4 139
2   Davide Rigon 1 2 5 5 16 1 4 4 Ret 2 3 3 2 2 1 1 111
3   Alex Frassineti 4 1 4 3 2 5 7 6 5 3 2 2 4 5 2 7 93
4   Michele Rugolo 2 7 1 1 4 2 3 3 3 4 16† 15† 5 14 Ret 3 78
5   Fabrizio Crestani Ret 4 3 4 6 9 2 2 2 5 8 4 6 6 5 2 76
6   Efisio Marchese 5 6 6 8 Ret 3 6 7 9 8 4 Ret 3 3 3 5 51
7   Giuseppe Terranova 7 5 Ret 6 3 16 5 8 6 6 Ret 5 18† 4 4 DSQ 42
8   Manuele Maria Gatto 9 9 9 7 5 6 8 5 4 7 Ret 7 Ret Ret 8 6 31
9   Federico Glorioso 6 Ret 8 10 7 4 12 11 7 11 6 Ret 8 7 10 9 22
10   Jacopo Faccioni 10 10 10 9 Ret 10 10 10 11 9 7 8 10 15 6 13 8
11   Vladimir Arabadzhiev 12 11 11 12 13 12 12 10 10 9 7 9 Ret 10 5
  Paolo Bossini Ret 10 Ret 16 0
Pos Driver ADR IMO MAG VAL MUG VAR PER 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 2006". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 26 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Entrylist: Italian Formula 3 Championship – Season 2006". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 26 July 2012.

External linksEdit