2012 JK Racing Asia Series season

2012 JK Racing Asia Series season
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The 2012 JK Racing Asia Series season is the ninth season of the former Formula BMW Pacific series, and the second under its new name of the JK Racing Asia Series. The championship began on 27 May at Sepang and will finish on 28 October in New Delhi[1] after sixteen races held at five meetings.

Teams and driversEdit

  • All cars are BMW-engined Mygale FB02 chassis. Guest drivers in italics.
Team No. Driver Class Rounds
  EuroInternational 1   Nabil Jeffri[2] All
2   Weiron Tan[3] 1–4
  Hiqmar Danial 5
  Aditya Patel 6
3   Irfan Ilyas[4] 1–4
  Akhil Khushlani 5
4   Aston Hare[5] R 1–3, 5–6
10   Hiqmar Danial 4
49   Akhil Khushlani 6
  Atlantic Racing Team 5   Raj Bharath 1
6   Vishnu Prasad 1
7   Sandeep Kumar 1
12   Calvin Seibl 1
  Meco Racing 5   Raj Bharath 5
6   Vishnu Prasad 5–6
14   Chetan Korada 5
15   Mahaveer Raghunathan 6
17   Diego Duez 6
19   Akhil Rabindra 5–6
  US Formula Project 9   Chris Vlok 2
10   Calvin Wong 5
  Amer Beg 6
11   Aditya Patel[4] 2–3, 5
33   Sean Walkinshaw[4] 2
37   Ashraff Dewal 5–6
49   Akhil Khushlani 4
  Eurasia Motorsport 10   Danial Hidzir[4] 1–3
37   Josh Raneri[4] R 1–3
45   Alexis van de Poele 3
  SWB Motorsport 24   Tommy Ostgaard 4
27   Jack Dex 4
  www.Meritus.GP 29   Akash Nandy 1
38   Aidan Wright[4] R 1–3, 5–6
68   Toby Earle[4] R 1–3, 5
88   Afiq Ikhwan[4] All
95   Ernie van der Walt[4] 2–3
  Earl Bamber 5
  Mahara 45   Ollie Millroy 2
79   Charly Bizalion 2
  Earl Bamber 3
  Karmnder Pal Singh 5
Icon Class
R Rookie Driver

Race calendar and resultsEdit

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team Supporting
1 R1   Sepang International Circuit 26 May   Nabil Jeffri   Nabil Jeffri   Nabil Jeffri   EuroInternational Asian Festival of Speed
R2   Afiq Ikhwan   Nabil Jeffri   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
R3 27 May   Aston Hare   Nabil Jeffri   EuroInternational
R4   Aston Hare   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
2 R1   Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 1 July   Afiq Ikhwan   Ernie van der Walt   Nabil Jeffri   EuroInternational Blancpain Endurance Series
R2   Aston Hare   Aston Hare   Afiq Ikhwan   www.Meritus.GP
3 R1   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 27 July   Nabil Jeffri   Aston Hare   Nabil Jeffri   EuroInternational Spa 24 Hours
R2 28 July   Nabil Jeffri   Weiron Tan   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
4 R1   Silverstone Circuit 8 September   Afiq Ikhwan   Afiq Ikhwan   Afiq Ikhwan   www.Meritus.GP British GT / British Formula 3
R2 9 September   Afiq Ikhwan   Akhil Khushlani   Afiq Ikhwan   www.Meritus.GP
5 R1   Buddh International Circuit 27 October   Afiq Ikhwan   Aditya Patel   Afiq Ikhwan   www.Meritus.GP Indian Grand Prix
R2 28 October   Nabil Jeffri   Nabil Jeffri   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
6 R1   Buddh International Circuit 1 December   Aston Hare   Aston Hare   Aston Hare   EuroInternational stand-alone round
R2   Aston Hare   Nabil Jeffri   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
R3 2 December   Nabil Jeffri   Aston Hare   EuroInternational
R4   Nabil Jeffri   Aditya Patel   EuroInternational

Championship standingsEdit

  • Points were awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PP
All Race 20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 1
Pos Driver SEP
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
SIL
 
IND
 
IND
 
Pts
1   Aston Hare 3 1 2 1 4 3 3 1 5 1 1 1 1 2 236
2   Nabil Jeffri 1 6 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 3 2 8 10 7 3 Ret 223
3   Afiq Ikhwan 2 Ret 4 11 9 1 Ret 6 1 1 1 4 3 2 6 Ret 174
4   Aidan Wright 7 4 10 5 7 7 9 5 6 5 5 5 5 3 120
5   Irfan Ilyas 9 3 6 4 5 4 2 4 7 4 93
6   Hiqmar Danial 5 10 3 7 11 14 4 7 3 5 7 3 89
7   Weiron Tan 6 5 13 6 3 8 Ret 3 4 6 67
8   Akash Nandy 4 2 5 3 45
9   Ernie van der Walt 2 5 7 8 34
10   Toby Earle 10 8 11 12 12 11 10 12 9 11 27
11   Josh Raneri 8 7 7 8 Ret 10 8 10 25
guest drivers ineligible for points
  Aditya Patel 8 6 6 9 3 2 4 3 4 1 0
  Akhil Khushlani 8 2 4 7 2 4 2 4 0
  Vishnu Prasad 13 11 12 10 Ret 10 6 6 10 5 0
  Tommy Ostgaard 5 7 0
  Earl Bamber 5 Ret Ret Ret 0
  Amer Beg 9 11 8 6 0
  Jack Dex 6 8 0
  Calvin Wong 8 6 0
  Sean Walkinshaw 6 12 0
  Akhil Rabindra 12 13 7 9 7 7 0
  Diego Duez 8 8 11 9 0
  Raj Bharath 11 12 8 9 10 9 0
  Ashraff Dewal 13 14 Ret 10 9 8 0
  Calvin Seibl 12 9 9 Ret 0
  Chris Vlok 10 9 0
  Mahaveer Raghunathan Ret Ret 12 10 0
  Alexis van de Poele 11 11 0
  Karminder Pal Singh 11 12 0
  Charly Bizalion 13 13 0
  Chetan Korada 14 15 0
  Sandeep Kumar DNS DNS DNS DNS 0
  Ollie Millroy DNS DNS 0
Pos Driver SEP
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
SIL
 
IND
 
IND
 
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)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "JK Racing Asia Series heads to Europe for 2012". JK Racing Asia Series. Asian Festival of Speed. 3 February 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Nabil Jeffri aim for Title in JK Racing Asia Series 2012". JK Racing Asia Series. Asian Festival of Speed. 11 April 2012. Archived from the original on 26 June 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Weiron Tan confirms 2012 race program". JK Racing Asia Series. Asian Festival of Speed. 29 March 2012. Archived from the original on 26 June 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "PROVISIONAL ENTRY LIST" (PDF). 24 Hours of Spa. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Aston Hare joins Eurointernational for JK Racing Asia Series 2012". JK Racing Asia Series. Asian Festival of Speed. 8 May 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Silverstone confirmed as third European venue for JK Racing Asia Series". afos.com. Asian Festival of Speed. 15 August 2012. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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