2009 European Touring Car Cup

2009 European Touring Car Cup
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The 2009 FIA European Touring Car Cup was the fifth running of the FIA European Touring Car Cup. It was held on 25 October 2009 at the Circuito Vasco Sameiro near Braga in Portugal. James Thompson won the event after winning the second race. Norbert Michelisz won the first race.

Entry listEdit

Super 2000 class[1]
Team Car No Drivers Regular series
  Perfection Racing Chevrolet Lacetti 1   Michel Nykjær Danish Touring Car Championship
  Engström Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 2   Tomas Engström Swedish Touring Car Championship
  Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320si 3   Urmas Kitsing German ADAC Procar Series
4   Franz Engstler World Touring Car Championship
  SEAT Sport SEAT León TDi 5   Norbert Michelisz SEAT León Eurocup
  Veloso Motorsport SEAT León TFSi 6   Francisco Carvalho Portuguese Touring Car Championship
  Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 7   Vincent Radermecker German ADAC Procar Series
8   José Monroy Portuguese Touring Car Championship
  Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet Lacetti 9   Duarte Fèlix da Costa Portuguese Touring Car Championship
10   Harry Vaulkhard British Touring Car Championship
  Hartmann Honda Racing Honda Accord Euro R 11   James Thompson Various
12   Per Poulsen Danish Touring Car Championship
  Sports & You BMW 320si 14   José Pedro Fontes Portuguese Touring Car Championship
Super Production class
  AV Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R 21   Marcis Birkens Baltic Touring Car Championship
  Sport-Garage Volkswagen Golf IV 22   Nikolay Karamyshev Russian Touring Car Championship
BMW 320i 23   Mikhail Zasadych
Super 1600 class
  NK Racing Team Ford Fiesta ST 31   Carsten Seifert German ADAC Procar Series

† Although in attendance, Radermecker did not compete due to a technical problem with his car.

‡ Despite entering the event, Fontes did not attend.

ReportEdit

QualifyingEdit

SEAT Leon Eurocup champion Norbert Michelisz took pole position from Franz Engstler at the very end of the session.[2] Bamboo Engineering pairing Duarte Félix Da Costa and Harry Vaulkhard locked out the second row of the grid.[2] Pre-event favourites James Thompson and Michel Nykjær qualified down in sixth and eighth respectively.[2] Vincent Radermecker was forced to sit out the session due to problems with his Chevrolet Lacetti.[2]

ClassificationEdit

Race 1Edit

Pos No Class Driver Team Car Laps Time/Retired Grid Class Points
1 5 S2000   Norbert Michelisz SEAT Sport SEAT León TDi 17 25:54.375 1 10
2 4 S2000   Franz Engstler Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320si 17 +0.442 2 8
3 11 S2000   James Thompson Hartmann Honda Racing Honda Accord Euro R 17 +3.683 6 6
4 1 S2000   Michel Nykjær Perfection Racing Chevrolet Lacetti 17 +10.283 8 5
5 10 S2000   Harry Vaulkhard Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet Lacetti 17 +20.927 4 4
6 8 S2000   José Monroy Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lacetti 17 +34.125 9 3
7 6 S2000   Francisco Carvalho Veloso Motorsport SEAT León TFSi 17 +53.270 7 2
8 9 S2000   Duarte Félix da Costa Bamboo Engineering Chevrolet Lacetti 17 +57.518 3 1
9 2 S2000   Tomas Engström Engström Motorsport Honda Accord Euro R 17 +1:07.001 5
10 3 S2000   Urmas Kitsing Liqui Moly Team Engstler BMW 320si 17 +1:07.355 11
11 21 SP   Marcis Birkens AV Motorsport Honda Civic Type-R 16 + 1 lap 13 10
12 23 SP   Mikhail Zasadych Sport-Garage BMW 320i 16 + 1 lap 12 8
13 31 S1600   Carsten Seifert NK Racing Team Ford Fiesta ST 16 + 1 lap 14 10
14 22 SP   Nikolay Karamyshev Sport-Garage Volkswagen Golf IV 14 + 3 laps 27 6
Ret 12 S2000   Per Poulsen Hartmann Honda Racing Honda Accord Euro R 3 Accident 10

Final standingsEdit

Pos Driver Race
1
Race
2
Pts
Super 2000
1   James Thompson 3 1 16
2   Franz Engstler 2 2 16
3   Norbert Michelisz 1 5 14
4   Francisco Carvalho 7 4 7
5   Harry Vaulkhard 5 6 7
6   Tomas Engström 9 3 6
7   Michel Nykjær 4 Ret 5
8   José Monroy 6 Ret 3
9   Duarte Félix da Costa 8 7 3
10   Per Poulsen Ret 8 1
11   Urmas Kitsing 10 Ret 0
Super Production
1   Marcis Birkens 11 9 20
2   Mikhail Zasadych 12 11 16
3   Nikolay Karamyshev 14 Ret 6
Super 1600
1   Carsten Seifert 13 10 20
Pos Driver Race
1
Race
2
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 practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Entry List". fiawetcc.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2009-10-18.
  2. ^ a b c d Hudson, Neil (2009-10-24). "Michelisz takes last second pole". TouringCarTimes. Archived from the original on 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2009-10-24.

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