2010 Brands Hatch Superleague Formula round

The 2010 Brands Hatch Superleague Formula round was a Superleague Formula round, held on 1 August 2010 at the Brands Hatch circuit, Kent, England. It was Superleague Formula's first visit to the circuit and the second round of the 2010 season to be held in Britain, after the Silverstone round. It was the seventh round of the 2010 Superleague Formula season.

2010 European Superleague Formula round
Superleague Formula round UK
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Circuit Map
Date1 August, 2010
LocationUnited Kingdom Brands Hatch, Kent, England
CoursePermanent racing facility
2.613 mi (4.205 km)
Laps36 & 29
Pole position
Team Spain Sevilla FC Marcos Martínez
Time 1:13.856
Podium (1st race)
First China Beijing Guoan John Martin
Second England Tottenham Hotspur Craig Dolby
Third Portugal Sporting CP Andy Soucek
Fastest lap (1st race)
Team England Tottenham Hotspur Craig Dolby
Time 1:13.460 (on lap 16)
Podium (2nd race)
First Netherlands PSV Eindhoven Narain Karthikeyan
Second Belgium R.S.C. Anderlecht Davide Rigon
Third Brazil CR Flamengo Duncan Tappy
Fastest lap (2nd race)
Team Brazil CR Flamengo Duncan Tappy
Time 1:14.023 (on lap 14)

Eighteen clubs took part including English clubs Liverpool F.C. and Tottenham Hotspur. The other British SF club, Rangers F.C., were not competing that year.

Support races included the GT Cup, Formula Junior, and Lotus Cup Europe.[1]

ReportEdit

QualifyingEdit

Race 1Edit

Race 2Edit

The race was red-flagged with about nine minutes left to run due a very large crash involving Olympiacos' Chris van der Drift who was sent to hospital with a broken ankle, two broken ribs, a cracked shoulder blade, a dislocated shoulder and two broken fingers.[2][3] He had run into the back of A.S. Roma's Julien Jousse just after Surtees' bend, they touched wheels which sent van der Drift's car into the air hitting the side barrier and bridge before spinning down Pilgrim's Drop, temporarily on fire, to a stop with the car seriously damaged and nearby racers narrowly avoiding the wreckage.[4] Van der Drift remembered the accident and interviewed a few days later put it down to "a racing incident... I'm still alive, so that's good".[5][6]

Super FinalEdit

ResultsEdit

QualifyingEdit

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

Knockout stagesEdit

GridEdit

Race 1Edit

Race 2Edit

Super FinalEdit

Standings after the roundEdit

Pos Team Points
1   A.C. Milan 463
2   Tottenham Hotspur 461
3   R.S.C. Anderlecht 427
4   Olympiacos CFP 406
5   FC Basel 1893 405

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1] Archived March 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Bradley, Charles (2010-08-01). "Van der Drift suffers multiple injuries". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2010-08-03.
  3. ^ English, Steven (2010-08-03). "Van der Drift undergoes first surgery". autosport.com. Haymarket Publications. Retrieved 2010-08-03.
  4. ^ [2] Archived August 4, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [3] Archived August 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Van der Drift: Hand injury the worst". Autosport.

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