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2008 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0

2008 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
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The 2008 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season was the eighteenth Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season. The season began at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on May 3 and finished at the Circuit de Catalunya on October 19, after fourteen rounds.[1] Four drivers went into the final meeting with a shot of winning the title, with Valtteri Bottas coming out on top, to claim his second title in the year.

Teams and driversEdit

2008 Entry List[2]
Team No. Driver name Class Rounds
  Epsilon Euskadi 1 1   Jake Rosenzweig All
2   Pablo Montilla All
3   Richard Campollo All
  SG Drivers Project 4   Ramez Azzam J All
5   Anton Nebylitskiy All
6   Jean-Éric Vergne All
  Epsilon Euskadi 2 7   Albert Costa All
8   Roberto Merhi J All
9   Carlos Muñoz J 2-7
  Motopark Academy 10   Tobias Hegewald All
11   Valtteri Bottas All
70   António Félix da Costa J 1, 4, 6
  SG Formula 12   Daniel Ricciardo All
14   Andrea Caldarelli All
15   Nelson Lukes 1-2
  Alexander Sims 5
  Miki Monrás J 6-7
  Prema Powerteam 16   Carlos Muñoz J 1
  Víctor García J 3
  Sergio Campana 4-7
17 2-3
  Kazim Vasiliauskas 1, 4-7
18   Patrick Reiterer All
  Krenek Motorsport 19   Adam Kout All
74   Jakub Knoll J 1
  Boutsen Energy Racing 21   Nathanaël Berthon All
  Team Motorpark 22   Kuba Giermaziak All
23   Juan Pablo García All
71   Vinicius Sammarone 1, 4, 6
  BVM Minardi Team 24   Daniel Zampieri All
25   César Ramos All
26   Adrian Quaife-Hobbs J All
  Jenzer Motorsport 27   Michele Faccin All
28   Pål Varhaug J All
29   Siso Cunill 1-3
  Christopher Zanella 4
  Luís Santos 6
  iQuick 30   Miguel Otegui J All
31   Himar Acosta 1-2, 4-5
  Johan Jokinen 6-7
  Amiter Galuppo Sport 32   Marcelo Conchado 1-2, 5-7
  Epsilon Sport 33   Tristan Vautier 1
  Paul Meijer 3-4
  Bastien Borget J 5
34 3
  Mathieu Arzeno 1-2, 5-7
35   Stéphane Richelmi 1-5
  Hitech Junior Team 36   Richard Singleton All
37   Miki Monrás J 1-5
  Hitech Junior Racing 38   Luciano Bacheta All
39   Juan Jacobo J All
  RB Racing Team 40   Dino Butorac 1-5, 7
  Fortec Motorsport 41   Dean Smith All
42   Daniel McKenzie All
  Fortec Competition 43   Gabriel Dias 1-6
44   Alex Morgan All
  TCS Racing 45   Nicolas Marroc 1-5
  Race Performance 66   Christopher Zanella1 3
  MP Motorsport 75   Paul Meijer 1
76   Nicky Catsburg 1
77   Mateusz Adamski J 1
  Pole Services 78   Benjamin Lariche 2
Icon Class
J Junior Class

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 SPA
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
LMS
 
EST
 
CAT
 
Pts
1   Valtteri Bottas 3 27 1 2 Ret 13 2 1 3 1 3 1 1 4 139
2   Daniel Ricciardo 1 4 4 1 1 1 3 5 Ret 6 1 10 6 1 136
3   Andrea Caldarelli J 2 Ret 2 3 2 2 5 3 2 2 8 12 3 2 123
4   Roberto Merhi J 7 Ret 3 5 3 6 1 2 1 3 2 7 8 28† 108
5   Tobias Hegewald 11 5 10 6 6 3 4 6 5 8 6 Ret 2 5 72
6   Jean-Éric Vergne 10 24 38† 8 4 4 6 27 7 5 4 Ret 12 3 53
7   César Ramos 6 2 24 Ret 5 9 25 10 4 7 18 Ret Ret 11 38
8   Albert Costa 5 Ret 8 Ret 7 5 30 4 Ret 4 34 15 Ret Ret 35
9   Michele Faccin 8 8 6 4 23 7 15 15 13 16 14 9 4 12 33
10   Mathieu Arzeno 9 Ret 5 7 Ret Ret NC Ret 5 6 23
11   Paul Meijer Ret 1 11 8 8 38 21
12   Daniel Zampieri 4 3 14 Ret 13 10 21 Ret Ret 12 Ret DNS 10 15 20
13   António Félix da Costa J 16 9 10 9 5 4 19
14   Alex Morgan 13 Ret 7 Ret DNQ DNQ 11 8 22 17 11 3 11 17 17
15   Pål Varhaug J 14 7 13 12 8 12 28 20 14 20 12 5 13 7 17
16   Richard Singleton 41 14 23 37† 32 29 Ret 14 12 13 9 2 28 9 16
17   Dean Smith 12 Ret 18 16 29 Ret 7 12 Ret 10 10 6 17 Ret 11
18   Kuba Giermaziak 22 Ret 25 25 10 31 9 7 Ret Ret 13 8 14 27 10
19   Alexander Sims 6 9 7
20   Anton Nebilitskyi 24 Ret 16 22 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 15 26 17 7 8 7
21   Miki Monrás J 19 11 30 24 12 22 14 Ret 16 27 7 Ret 9 Ret 6
22   Siso Cunill Ret 6 12 13 Ret 17 5
23   Luciano Bacheta 15 18 35 36 31† Ret 17 Ret 8 11 Ret NC Ret 18 3
24   Gabriel Dias 36 23 9 10 Ret 11 18 21 15 14 Ret 18 3
25   Sergio Campana 21 29 9 14 19 11 21 29 15 14 Ret 13 2
26   Adrian Quaife-Hobbs J Ret Ret 11 9 14 19 29 24 Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret 14 2
27   Patrick Reiterer 23 Ret 31 27 24 18 Ret 22 9 Ret 20 Ret 19 21 2
28   Jake Rosenzweig 18 Ret 37 28 20 16 13 18 10 18 22 29† 24 10 2
29   Tristan Vautier 25 10 1
30   Adam Kout 20 12 22 18 21 25 24 37† 11 28 25 23 22 Ret 0
31   Himar Acosta 40† 21 15 11 16 16 DNQ DNQ 0
32   Juan Pablo García 21 17 36 34 18 21 20 25 Ret 21 30 11 26 Ret 0
33   Nathanaël Berthon 39† 20 27 30 26 23 12 19 17 25 24 Ret 23 24 0
34   Carlos Muñoz J 28 25 29 20 Ret 24 Ret 13 19 19 Ret 13 16 26 0
35   Stéphane Richelmi 17 13 39† 15 Ret 15 34† 23 DNQ DNQ 0
36   Daniel McKenzie 26 19 19 14 DNQ DNQ 32 31 20 23 19 19 15 19 0
37   Ramez Azzam J 32 15 17 23 16 20 Ret 26 Ret DNS 21 24 18 20 0
38   Víctor García J 15 Ret 0
39   Johan Jokinen 17 16 20 Ret 0
40   Kazim Vasiliauskas 33 Ret 33 28 Ret 22 27 20 Ret 16 0
41   Nicky Catsburg 34 16 0
42   Bastien Borget J 17 Ret Ret 24 0
43   Christopher Zanella 1 25 26 31 17 0
44   Benjamin Lariche 26 17 0
45   Nicolas Marroc 31 22 28 Ret 27 27 Ret 29 18 Ret 0
46   Richard Campollo 42† 29 20 19 30† NC 22 32 DNQ DNQ 33† 22 25 Ret 0
47   Miguel Otegui J Ret Ret 33 26 19 30 Ret 33 Ret Ret 29 25 Ret 22 0
48   Pablo Montilla 37 Ret 32 21 22 Ret 26 34 Ret 26 Ret 26 Ret 23 0
49   Juan Esteban Jacobo J 30 Ret 34 32 28 28 27 35 DNQ DNQ 23 28 21 25 0
50   Vinicius Sammarone Ret 28 23 30 32† 21 0
51   Mateusz Adamski J 29 26 0
52   Luís Santos 28 27 0
53   Marcelo Conchado 35 31 40 33 DNQ 30 31 Ret 27 Ret 0
54   Nelson Lukes 27 Ret Ret 31 0
55   Jakub Knoll J Ret 30 0
56   Dino Butorac 38 Ret 41 35 DNQ DNQ Ret 36 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
Pos Driver SPA
 
SIL
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
LMS
 
EST
 
CAT
 
Pts

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

  • ^1 Christopher Zanella race as guest driver with Race Performance at the Hungaroring.

TeamsEdit

Pos Team Points
1   SG Formula 259
2   Motopark Academy 220
3   Epsilon Euskadi 2 143
4   SG Drivers Project 60
5   Jenzer Motorsport 50
6   BVM Minardi Team 54
7   Fortec Competition 53
8   Epsilon Sport 44
9   Hitech Junior Team 16
10   MP Motorsport 15
11   TCS Racing 11
12   Fortec Motorsport 11
13   Team Motopark 10
14   Prema Powerteam 4
15   Hitech Junior Racing 3
16   Epsilon Euskadi 1 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Race Calendar: Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup - Season 2008". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 17 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Entrylist: Formula Renault 2000 Eurocup — Season 2008". Speedsport Magazine. Retrieved 17 March 2012.

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