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2015 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
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Parent series:
Formula Renault 3.5 Series
Support series:
Renault Sport Trophy

The 2015 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season was a multi-event motor racing championship for open wheel, formula racing cars held across Europe. The championship featured drivers competing in 2 litre Formula Renault single seat race cars that conform to the technical regulations for the championship. The 2015 season was the 25th Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season organized by Renault Sport. The season began at Ciudad del Motor de Aragón on 25 April and finished on 18 October at Circuito de Jerez. The series formed part of the World Series by Renault meetings, with seventeen races at seven race meetings. The championship was won by British driver Jack Aitken.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Driver Status Rounds
  Koiranen GP[1] 1   Anton de Pasquale[2] R 1–5
2   Jake Hughes[3] All
3   Jack Aitken[4] All
40   Bruno Baptista[5] R 1–2
43   Philip Hamprecht[6] 2
44   Stefan Riener[6] 2, 5
56   Dan Ticktum[7] R 5
  Fortec Motorsports[1] 5   Martin Kodrić[8] All
6   Ben Barnicoat[9] All
7   Callan O'Keeffe[10] 1–5
8   Luke Chudleigh[11] 1–2
  Valentin Hasse-Clot[12] R 4–6
41   Zachary Claman DeMelo[5] R 1
45   Ferdinand Habsburg[6] R 2, 4–5
54   Jehan Daruvala[12] R 4–5, 7
  ART Junior Team[1] 9   Ukyo Sasahara[13] All
10   Darius Oskoui[14] R All
49   Max Defourny[6] R 2, 5, 7
53   Will Palmer[15] R 4
  Josef Kaufmann Racing[1] 14   Louis Delétraz[16] All
15   Kevin Jörg[17] All
47   Nikita Mazepin[6] R 2–4
55   Dries Vanthoor[7] R 5
  Manor MP Motorsport[1] 17   Dennis Olsen[18] All
18   Lasse Sørensen[19] R 1–3
  Bruno Baptista[7] R 5–7
19   Ignazio D'Agosto[20] All
46   Valentin Hasse-Clot[6] R 2–3
  Christopher Anthony[7] 5–6
  Tech 1 Racing[1] 20   Hugo de Sadeleer[21] All
21   Simon Gachet[22] All
22   Anthoine Hubert[23] All
  ARTA Engineering[1] 25   Amaury Richard[24] R All
26   James Allen[25] All
  AVF[1] 27   Harrison Scott[26] R All
28   Matthew Graham[26] 1
  Charlie Eastwood[6] R 2–4
  Josef Záruba[6] 5
42   Henrique Chaves[5] R 1–2, 5
50   Josef Záruba[6] 2
58   Denis Bulatov[27] 6–7
  Strakka Racing[1] 31   Charlie Eastwood[28] R 1
32   Valentin Hasse-Clot[5] R 1
  JD Motorsport[1] 35   Matevos Isaakyan[29] All
36   Thiago Vivacqua[30] R All
37   Amaury Bonduel[5] R 1–3
  Nikita Troitskiy[7] R 5–6
  Aleksey Korneev R 7
  BVM 48   Danylo Pronenko[6] 2, 5, 7
  Cram Motorsport 51   Vasily Romanov[31] 3, 5, 7
52   Matteo Ferrer[12] 4
  Prizma Motorsport 57   Pontus Fredricsson[7] R 5
  GSK Grand Prix 59   Julien Falchero 7
Icon Legend
R Rookie

Race calendar and resultsEdit

The calendar for the 2015 season was announced on 20 October 2014, on the final day of the 2014 season.[32] The championship returned to Silverstone and Le Mans, replacing rounds at Moscow Raceway and Paul Ricard. Three of the season's seven meetings were held as a triple-header format, amassing to a total of seventeen races.[33] On 11 February 2015, it was announced that the Silverstone round would be moved back a week due to the circuit reacquiring the rights to host the British round of the 2015 MotoGP season.[34]

Round Circuit Country Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R1 Ciudad del Motor de Aragón, Alcañiz   Spain 25 April   Louis Delétraz   Louis Delétraz   Louis Delétraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing
R2   Louis Delétraz   Kevin Jörg   Louis Delétraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing
R3 26 April   Dennis Olsen   Ignazio D'Agosto   Dennis Olsen   Manor MP Motorsport
2 R1 Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa   Belgium 30 May   Jake Hughes   Matevos Isaakyan   Ukyo Sasahara   ART Junior Team
R2 31 May   Ukyo Sasahara   Matevos Isaakyan   Jake Hughes   Koiranen GP
3 R1 Hungaroring, Budapest   Hungary 13 June   Louis Delétraz   Louis Delétraz   Jack Aitken   Koiranen GP
R2 14 June   Louis Delétraz   Kevin Jörg   Louis Delétraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing
4 R1 Silverstone Circuit   United Kingdom 5 September   Jack Aitken   Louis Delétraz   Jack Aitken   Koiranen GP
R2   Jack Aitken   Anthoine Hubert   Kevin Jörg   Josef Kaufmann Racing
R3 6 September   Anthoine Hubert   Simon Gachet   Anthoine Hubert   Tech 1 Racing
5 R1 Nürburgring, Nürburg   Germany 12 September   Louis Delétraz   Max Defourny   Jack Aitken   Koiranen GP
R2 13 September   Ben Barnicoat   Jack Aitken   Ben Barnicoat   Fortec Motorsports
6 R1 Bugatti Circuit, Le Mans   France 26 September   Kevin Jörg   Ben Barnicoat   Ben Barnicoat   Fortec Motorsports
R2 27 September   Anthoine Hubert   Martin Kodrić   Anthoine Hubert   Tech 1 Racing
7 R1 Circuito de Jerez, Jerez de la Frontera   Spain 17 October   Jack Aitken   Jack Aitken   Jack Aitken   Koiranen GP
R2   Jack Aitken   Jack Aitken   Jack Aitken   Koiranen GP
R3 18 October   Ben Barnicoat   Anthoine Hubert   Ben Barnicoat   Fortec Motorsports

Championship standingsEdit

Points system

Points were awarded to the top 10 classified finishers.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th 
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Pos Driver ALC
 
SPA
 
HUN
 
SIL
 
NÜR
 
LMS
 
JER
 
Pts
1   Jack Aitken 10 8 Ret Ret 7 1 4 1 2 4 1 6 4 6 1 1 16 206
2   Louis Delétraz 1 1 6 4 Ret 3 1 9 8 6 6 4 3 8 4 5 6 193
3   Kevin Jörg 5 2 7 13 8 4 2 4 1 2 8 5 2 7 2 4 24 193
4   Ben Barnicoat 2 5 Ret 25† 4 2 8 Ret 23 13 4 1 1 5 22 3 1 174
5   Anthoine Hubert 3 6 2 3 6 Ret 6 14 9 1 11 3 6 1 7 Ret 2 172
6   Jake Hughes 8 7 13 2 1 6 3 3 3 5 5 7 Ret 15 5 7 4 160
7   Ukyo Sasahara 11 17 Ret 1 2 Ret 12 12 4 3 2 8 5 9 9 16 5 116
8   Dennis Olsen 6 3 1 10 29 14 13 6 6 8 10 Ret 7 2 21 8 10 101
9   Ignazio D'Agosto 7 9 Ret 5 5 Ret 19 13 Ret Ret Ret 9 8 4 3 2 3 94
10   Matevos Isaakyan 4 4 9 6 3 19 10 16 16 14 3 12 21 Ret 6 6 7 87
11   Martin Kodrić 13 18 Ret 19 13 5 11 7 11 12 9 2 10 13 8 9 9 47
12   Harrison Scott 12 11 8 12 12 7 5 2 24 Ret 25 10 DSQ 10 10 11 8 45
13   Darius Oskoui 17 Ret 3 11 19 9 9 5 7 17 12 18 13 14 Ret 14 23 36
14   Callan O'Keeffe Ret 12 4 7 9 12 Ret 8 10 7 15 13 31
15   Thiago Vivacqua Ret Ret 17 8 10 11 7 11 5 10 13 20 16 11 13 10 11 25
16   Simon Gachet 9 Ret 19 Ret Ret 10 Ret 18 15 11 14 16 11 3 20 21 17 19
17   James Allen 25 20 5 21 28 20 18 22 22 22 24 26 20 18 12 Ret Ret 10
18   Anton de Pasquale 21 15 20 Ret 20 8 Ret 17 21 19 17 14 4
19   Valentin Hasse-Clot 19 14 Ret Ret Ret Ret 20† 23 18 23 Ret 28 9 12 Ret Ret 19 2
20   Matthew Graham 15 10 10 2
21   Amaury Bonduel 22 22 11 18 25 18 16 0
22   Amaury Richard 18 Ret 14 14 23 Ret 17 19 19 20 28 21 12 16 Ret 12 21 0
23   Luke Chudleigh 16 24† 12 17 21 0
24   Hugo de Sadeleer 27† 16 21 Ret Ret 13 Ret 24 20 Ret Ret 24 15 17 17 17 13 0
25   Charlie Eastwood 14 13 Ret 22 18 16 15 15 14 15 0
26   Lasse Sørensen 20 21 Ret 15 15 Ret Ret 0
Guest drivers ineligible for points
  Jehan Daruvala Ret DNS 16 7 Ret 15 13 Ret
  Will Palmer 10 13 9
  Max Defourny 9 11 22 15 Ret 19 12
  Dan Ticktum 16 11
  Aleksey Korneev 11 Ret 20
  Nikita Mazepin 24 14 17 14 20 12 18
  Danylo Pronenko 20 22 26 25 14 Ret 14
  Bruno Baptista 23 23† 15 23 27 27 17 14 DNS Ret Ret 18
  Denis Bulatov 18 19 16 15 15
  Vasily Romanov 15 Ret 20 Ret 19 20 Ret
  Stefan Riener Ret 16 23 19
  Henrique Chaves 26 19 16 Ret 24 Ret 30
  Philip Hamprecht 16 26
  Ferdinand Habsburg 26† 17 Ret DNS DNS 18 23
  Matteo Ferrer 21 17 21
  Nikita Troitskiy 21 31 17 NC
  Julien Falchero 18 18 22
  Zachary Claman DeMelo 24 Ret 18
  Christopher Anthony 30 32 19 20
  Dries Vanthoor 19 22
  Josef Záruba Ret Ret Ret 27
  Pontus Fredricsson 29 29
Pos Driver ALC
 
SPA
 
HUN
 
SIL
 
NÜR
 
LMS
 
JER
 
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)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
=Italics – Fastest Lap

Rookie

Teams' ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Points
1   Josef Kaufmann Racing 386
2   Koiranen GP 366
3   Fortec Motorsports 202
4   Manor MP Motorsport 195
5   Tech 1 Racing 191
6   ART Junior Team 152
7   JD Motorsport 112
8   AVF 47
9   ARTA Engineering 10
Source:[35]

Season summaryEdit

The start of the season saw Swiss driver Louis Delétraz taking the championship leadership after two victories at the season opener in Aragon and one in the Hungaroring. He arrived to the season finale still ahead on points, with other seven drivers also able to become champion: Swiss Kevin Jörg, British Jack Aitken, French Anthoine Hubert, British Jake Hughes, Japanese Ukyo Sasahara, Norwegian Dennis Olsen, and British Ben Barnicoat.[36][37] Aitken (previously winner in the Hungaroring, Silverstone and the Nürburgring) won the two first races at the final race meeting in Jerez, securing the championship, while Delétraz ended as championship runner-up.[36][38] German team Josef Kaufmann Racing was the teams' champion.[36]

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