2009 Zolder Superleague Formula round

The 2009 Zolder Superleague Formula round was the second round of the 2009 Superleague Formula season, with the races taking place on 6 January 2009. The main support series for the event was the EuroBOSS series. Other supporting events included the Youngtimer Touring Car Challenge, Formule Ford Benelux, Dutch Supercar Challenge and the Dunlop Endurance Cup.[1][2]

2009 Zolder Superleague Formula round
Superleague Formula round Belgium
Zolder.svg
Circuit Map
Date6 January, 2009
LocationBelgium Circuit Zolder, Heusden-Zolder, Belgium
CoursePermanent racing facility
2.492 mi (4.010 km)
Laps29 & 29
Pole position
Team Denmark FC Midtjylland Kasper Andersen
Time 1:19.878
Podium (1st race)
First England Tottenham Hotspur Craig Dolby
Second Scotland Rangers F.C. John Martin
Third England Liverpool F.C. Adrián Vallés
Fastest lap (1st race)
Team Switzerland FC Basel 1893 Max Wissel
Time 1:19.036 (on lap 17)
Podium (2nd race)
First United Arab Emirates Al Ain Esteban Guerrieri
Second Spain Atlético Madrid Ho-Pin Tung
Third England Liverpool F.C. Adrián Vallés
Fastest lap (2nd race)
Team England Tottenham Hotspur Craig Dolby
Time 1:20.655 (on lap 28)

ReportEdit

QualifyingEdit

FC Midtjylland (Kasper Andersen) claimed their first pole in the Superleague Formula in only their second competitive weekend in the series. They narrowly edged out Rangers F.C. (John Martin) to the pole position.[3]

Race 1Edit

Race 2Edit

Race Two eventually got under way after a Safety Car start due to the rain and spray. Victims of the first racing lap were PSV Eindhoven (Dominick Muermans) who had a spin and CR Flamengo (Enrique Bernoldi) who ran over the back of Galatasaray S.K. (Duncan Tappy) ending both their races.

ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

  • In each group, the top four qualify for the quarter-finals.

Knockout stagesEdit

Quarter-Finals Semi-Finals Pole Shoot Out
B1 Liverpool F.C. 1:20.334
A4 Sporting CP 1:20.730 B1 Liverpool F.C. 1:20.847
B3 Rangers F.C. 1:21.523 B3 Rangers F.C. 1:19.829
A2 F.C. Porto 1:35.517 B3 Rangers F.C. 1:19.956
B2 Tottenham Hotspur 1:19.812 A1 FC Midtjylland 1:19.878
A3 FC Basel 1893 1:19.634 A3 FC Basel 1893 1:21.429
B4 Al Ain 1:21.134 A1 FC Midtjylland 1:20.371
A1 FC Midtjylland 1:20.822

GridEdit

Pos. Team Driver Time
1   FC Midtjylland   Kasper Andersen 1:19.878
2   Rangers F.C.   John Martin 1:19.956
3   FC Basel 1893   Max Wissel 1:21.429
4   Liverpool F.C.   Adrian Valles 1:20.847
5   F.C. Porto   Tristan Gommendy 1:35.517
6   Tottenham Hotspur   Craig Dolby 1:19.812
7   Al Ain   Esteban Guerrieri 1:21.134
8   Sporting CP   Pedro Petiz 1:20.730
9   R.S.C Anderlecht   Yelmer Buurman 1:19.950
10   SC Corinthians   Antônio Pizzonia 1:19.663
11   Galatasaray S.K.   Duncan Tappy 1:19.974
12   A.C. Milan   Giorgio Pantano 1:20.341
13   Atlético Madrid   Ho-Pin Tung 1:20.006
14   Olympique Lyonnais   Nelson Panciatici 1:20.395
15   Olympiacos CFP   Davide Rigon 1:19.629
16   CR Flamengo   Enrique Bernoldi 1:20.344
17   A.S. Roma   Jonathan Kennard 1:21.815
18   PSV Eindhoven   Dominick Muermans 1:24.459

Race 1Edit

Pos No Team Driver Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts.
1 19   Tottenham Hotspur   Craig Dolby 29 45:42.338 6 50
2 17   Rangers F.C.   John Martin 29 + 2.075 2 45
3 21   Liverpool F.C.   Adrian Valles 29 + 3.412 4 40
4 10   FC Basel 1893   Max Wissel 29 + 4.401 3 36
5 3   A.C. Milan   Giorgio Pantano 29 + 4.738 12 32
6 6   Al Ain   Esteban Guerrieri 29 + 7.059 7 29
7 7   CR Flamengo   Enrique Bernoldi 29 + 9.575 16 26
8 8   RSC Anderlecht   Yelmer Buurman 29 + 10.769 9 23
9 4   Galatasaray S.K.   Duncan Tappy 29 + 11.061 11 20
10 9   Olympiacos CFP   Davide Rigon 29 + 11.766 15 18
11 22   A.S. Roma   Jonathan Kennard 29 + 12.650 17 16
12 16   F.C. Porto   Tristan Gommendy 29 + 13.190 5 14
13 24   FC Midtjylland   Kasper Andersen 19 1 12
14 69   Olympique Lyonnais   Nelson Panciatici 11 14 10
15 5   PSV Eindhoven   Dominick Muermans 6 18 8
16 2   Sporting CP   Pedro Petiz 0 8 7
17 14   SC Corinthians   Antônio Pizzonia 0 10 6
18 15   Atlético Madrid   Ho-Pin Tung 0 13 5
Fastest lap: Max Wissel (FC Basel 1893) 1:19.036 (113.52 mph)

Race 2Edit

Pos No Team Driver Laps Time/Retired Grid Pts.
1 6   Al Ain   Esteban Guerrieri 29 46:34.726 13 50
2 15   Atlético Madrid   Ho-Pin Tung 29 + 0.794 2 45
3 21   Liverpool F.C.   Adrian Valles 29 + 8.732 16 40
4 9   Olympiacos CFP   Davide Rigon 29 + 9.316 9 36
5 22   A.S. Roma   Jonathan Kennard 29 + 18.904 8 32
6 24   FC Midtjylland   Kasper Andersen 29 + 23.504 6 29
7 16   F.C. Porto   Tristan Gommendy 29 + 24.675 7 26
8 10   FC Basel 1893   Max Wissel 29 + 30.209 15 23
9 19   Tottenham Hotspur   Craig Dolby 29 + 36.869 18 20
10 69   Olympique Lyonnais   Nelson Panciatici 19 5 18
11 3   A.C. Milan   Giorgio Pantano 15 14 16
12 14   SC Corinthians   Antônio Pizzonia 14 1 14
13 2   Sporting CP   Pedro Petiz 9 3 12
14 8   R.S.C Anderlecht   Yelmer Buurman 6 11 10
15 17   Rangers F.C.   John Martin 4 17 8
16 4   Galatasaray S.K.   Duncan Tappy 3 10 7
17 5   PSV Eindhoven   Dominick Muermans 2 4 6
18 7   CR Flamengo   Enrique Bernoldi 2 12 5
Fastest lap: Craig Dolby (Tottenham Hotspur) 1:20.655 (111.24 mph)

Standings after the roundEdit

Pos Team Points
1   Liverpool F.C. 159
2   Al Ain 135
3   Tottenham Hotspur 128
4   FC Basel 1893 117
5   A.C. Milan 112

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SF Round 2 Belgium Programme / Zolder / SF Races / Home - Superleague Formula". Archived from the original on 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2009-12-27.
  2. ^ "Zolder Superleague, 18 & 19 July '09 - Zolder Superleague". Archived from the original on 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-12-27.
  3. ^ ": Hitech Junior Zolder summary | SF News". Archived from the original on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2009-12-28.

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