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2016 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0
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The 2016 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 is a multi-event motor racing championship for open wheel, formula racing cars held across Europe. The championship features drivers competing in 2 litre Formula Renault single seat race cars that conform to the technical regulations for the championship.

The 2016 season was the 26th Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 season organized by the Renault Sport and the first season as the main category of the World Series by Renault. The season began at Ciudad del Motor de Aragón on 16 April and finished on 23 October at Autódromo do Estoril. The series formed part of the World Series by Renault meetings at six events.

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Team No. Driver Status Rounds
  Josef Kaufmann Racing[1] 1   Jehan Daruvala[2] All
2   Lando Norris[3] R All
3   Robert Shwartzman[4] R All
  Fortec Motorsports[1] 5   Vasily Romanov[1] 1–4
  Aleksandr Vartanyan[5] R G 7
6   Bruno Baptista[1] All
7   Nikita Troitskiy[6] R G 1, 3, 5–7
49   Frank Bird[5] R G 7
62   Ferdinand Habsburg[1] All
  Tech 1 Racing[1] 9   Dorian Boccolacci[7] All
10   Hugo de Sadeleer[8] All
11   Sacha Fenestraz[8] R All
12   Gabriel Aubry[8] R All
  R-ace GP[9] 14   Will Palmer[10] R All
16   Julien Falchero[11] R All
33   Max Defourny[12] All
47   Marcus Armstrong[5] R G 7
  JD Motorsport[1] 17   Aleksey Korneev[13] R All
18   James Allen[1] All
46   Finlay Hutchinson[14] R G 5
  AVF by Adrián Vallés[1] 21   Henrique Chaves[1] All
22   Harrison Scott[15] All
23   Nerses Isaakyan[4] R G 1
  Nikita Mazepin[16] 2–3
24   Petru Florescu[16] R 2–3
42   Julia Pankiewicz[4] R G 1
43   Nerses Isaakyan[17] R G 3
  Cram Motorsport[18] 30   Rodrigo Pflucker[18] R 1–2
31   David Richert[18] 1–3
  Antoni Ptak Jr.[14] G 5
  Technorace[4] 35   Alessandro Perullo[4] R All
  MGR Motorsport[4] 38   David Porcelli[4] R 1–2
  Colin Noble G 3
  Mark Burdett Motorsport 44   Finlay Hutchinson[19] R G 4
  GMMA Formula Racing[14] 45   Ghislain Cordeel[14] R G 5–7
  TS Corse 48   Alex Peroni[20] G 7
Icon Status
R Rookie
G Guest drivers ineligible for points

Race calendar and resultsEdit

The provisional calendar for the 2016 season was announced on 5 September 2015, The championship will take the Formula Renault 3.5 Series spot in the Monaco Grand Prix schedule. Rounds at Spielberg, Le Castellet and Estoril will return in the series' calendar. These rounds (as well as Spa) will be collaboration with European Le Mans Series.[21] On 9 October 2015, was announced that Monza round will be included in the schedule. The round was supported by Clio Cup Italia.[22]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Rookie winner
1 R1   Ciudad del Motor de Aragón, Alcañiz 16 April   Max Defourny   Lando Norris   Max Defourny   R-ace GP   Lando Norris
R2   Max Defourny   Jehan Daruvala   Lando Norris   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Lando Norris
R3 17 April   Lando Norris   Max Defourny   Lando Norris   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Lando Norris
2 R   Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo 29 May   Sacha Fenestraz[N 1]   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Tech 1 Racing   Sacha Fenestraz
3 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza 2 July   Dorian Boccolacci   Dorian Boccolacci   Lando Norris   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Lando Norris
R2   Lando Norris   Max Defourny   Dorian Boccolacci   Tech 1 Racing   Sacha Fenestraz
R3 3 July   Dorian Boccolacci   Dorian Boccolacci   Harrison Scott   AVF by Adrián Vallés   Lando Norris
4 R1   Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 16 July   Lando Norris   Dorian Boccolacci   Lando Norris   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Lando Norris
R2 17 July   Harrison Scott   Max Defourny   Harrison Scott   AVF by Adrián Vallés   Lando Norris
5 R1   Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 27 August   Harrison Scott   Lando Norris   Harrison Scott   AVF by Adrián Vallés   Lando Norris
R2 28 August   Lando Norris   Lando Norris   Lando Norris   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Lando Norris
6 R1   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa 24 September   Lando Norris   Max Defourny   Hugo de Sadeleer   Tech 1 Racing   Lando Norris
R2 25 September   Max Defourny   Lando Norris   Dorian Boccolacci   Tech 1 Racing   Lando Norris
7 R1   Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva, Estoril 22 October   Lando Norris   Max Defourny   Will Palmer   R-ace GP   Will Palmer
R2 23 October   Sacha Fenestraz   Will Palmer   Sacha Fenestraz   Tech 1 Racing   Sacha Fenestraz
  1. ^ Originally scored by Lando Norris, the Brit had all his times deleted due to a breach of the technical regulations. Ferdinand Habsburg would have inherited pole position, but he had to serve a 2-place grid penalty from the previous round.

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
 
MON
 
MNZ
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
EST
 
Pts
1   Lando Norris 2 1 1 16 1 7 2 1 3 2 1 3 2 16 2 253
2   Dorian Boccolacci 11 2 4 4 2 1 3 10 4 5 3 2 1 5 4 200
3   Max Defourny 1 4 2 3 8 2 4 2 2 4 2 11 15 Ret 3 188.5
4   Harrison Scott 4 3 3 8 3 13 1 4 1 1 9 14 5 6 8 172
5   Sacha Fenestraz Ret 14 15 1 4 3 8 13 10 6 5 4 4 7 1 119.5
6   Hugo de Sadeleer Ret DNS 18 11 10 4 13 6 11 Ret 8 1 3 2 7 89
7   Will Palmer 13 6 20 9 6 Ret 7 Ret 6 3 10 Ret 9 1 22 76
8   Robert Shwartzman 5 8 9 12 5 6 6 11 Ret 7 11 Ret 14 3 6 75
9   Jehan Daruvala 3 5 13 15 7 Ret Ret 5 7 Ret 7 9 Ret 10 11 62
10   Ferdinand Habsburg 10 7 12 2 Ret 10 12 3 8 8 6 7 11 Ret 12 57
11   Henrique Chaves 7 9 16 6 16 Ret 10 15 5 12 18 17 8 17 5 41
12   Gabriel Aubry Ret 10 11 7 Ret Ret 5 14 12 15 4 6 Ret Ret 15 35
13   Julien Falchero 15 11 7 10 13 9 11 7 16 9 12 10 7 12 12 32.5
14   Bruno Baptista 6 12 6 Ret Ret 15 Ret 9 13 Ret 14 15 12 8 9 28
15   Aleksey Korneev 9 15 8 18 9 Ret 9 8 9 11 13 12 13 13 19 22
16   Nikita Mazepin 5 12 8 Ret 11
17   James Allen 17 13 17 13 19 11 17 12 15 13 16 5 Ret Ret 13 11
18   Vasily Romanov 14 Ret 10 19 11 14 Ret 16 14 2
19   Alessandro Perullo Ret DNS DNS 21 17 12 14 Ret Ret 14 21 16 10 2
20   Rodrigo Pflucker 16 16 19 14 0
21   Petru Florescu 17 15 17 15 0
22   David Porcelli 18 17 21 Ret 0
23   David Richert 20 18 22 20 18 19 19 0
Guest drivers ineligible for points
  Alex Peroni 4 18 0
  Nikita Troitskiy 8 Ret 5 22 5 Ret Ret 17 8 6 11 16 0
  Marcus Armstrong 9 10 0
  Antoni Ptak Jr. 10 15 0
  Nerses Isaakyan 12 20 14 14 16 16 0
  Ghislain Cordeel 16 19 13 DNS 14 21 0
  Frank Bird 15 20 0
  Colin Noble Ret 18 18 0
  Julia Pankiewicz 19 19 23 0
  Finlay Hutchinson Ret Ret Ret 20 0
  Aleksandr Vartanyan Ret 17 0
Pos Driver ALC
 
MON
 
MNZ
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
EST
 
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 334
2   Tech 1 Racing 319.5
3   R-ace GP 231.5
4   AVF by Adrián Vallés 211
5   Fortec Motorsports 79
6   JD Motorsport 33
7   Technorace 0
8   Cram Motorsport 0
9   MGR Motorsport 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "The pre-selected teams for the 2016 Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0". Renault Sport. 16 December 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Daruvala announces Formula Renault 2.0 and Toyota programme for 2016". 9 December 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Lando Norris to compete in BRDC F4, Eurocup and NEC for 2016". 1 December 2015. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "FR 20 Eurocup Entry list". Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. Retrieved 12 April 2016.[permanent dead link]
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  6. ^ Allen, Peter (18 December 2015). "Nikita Troitskiy joins Fortec for FR2.0 NEC campaign". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 18 December 2015.
  7. ^ Gruz, David (11 February 2016). "Boccolacci moves to Eurocup FR2.0 with Tech 1 Racing". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  8. ^ a b c Allen, Peter (16 December 2015). "Fenestraz and Aubry sign with Tech 1 for Formula Renault 2.0". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  9. ^ "Renault Sport Series on Twitter". Retrieved 21 February 2016.
  10. ^ Allen, Peter (18 January 2016). "Will Palmer to do Formula Renault full-time with ART Junior Team". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  11. ^ Allen, Peter (4 February 2016). "Julien Falchero becomes ART Junior Team's third 2016 signing". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  12. ^ Allen, Peter (11 January 2016). "Max Defourny to continue in Formula Renault with ART Junior Team". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  13. ^ Allen, Peter (6 February 2016). "Alexey Korneev to do full Formula Renault season with JD Motorsport". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  14. ^ a b c d "The Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 returns to action at Circuit Paul Ricard". Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  15. ^ Allen, Peter (17 February 2016). "Scott and Oskoui lead AVF Formula Renault line-up". PaddockScout.com. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  16. ^ a b "FR 20 Eurocup Monaco Entry list" (PDF). Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. Retrieved 20 May 2016.
  17. ^ "THE EUROCUP FORMULA RENAULT 2.0 RETURNS TO MONZA!". Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. 28 June 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  18. ^ a b c "With us at new 2016 Race Season". Cram Motorsport. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  19. ^ "THE EUROCUP FORMULA RENAULT 2.0 READY TO TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS!". Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. 13 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016. Finally, wild-card entry Finlay Hutchison (Mark Burdett Motorsport) will make his first appearance of the season.
  20. ^ Costa, Massimo (13 October 2016). "TS Corse a Estoril con Peroni". ItaliaRacing.net. Inpagina. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  21. ^ Allen, Peter (6 September 2015). "Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 to support Monaco Grand Prix". Paddock Scout. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
  22. ^ Costa, Massimo (9 October 2015). "Nel calendario 2016 entra Monza Dal 2018 nuovi motori e vetture". ItaliaRacing.net (in Italian). Inpagina. Retrieved 9 October 2015.

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