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2017 Formula Renault Eurocup
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The 2017 Formula Renault Eurocup 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 2017 season is the 27th Formula Renault Eurocup season organized by the Renault Sport and the second season as the main category of the World Series by Renault. The series will visit ten circuits around the Europe, including Monaco.[1]

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Twelve teams were preselected on 12 September 2016.[1] ASM Motorsport, Cram Motorsport and Duqueine Engineering were dropped from the final teams' list that was published on 9 November 2016.[2]

Team No. Driver Status Rounds
  Josef Kaufmann Racing[2] 1   Ye Yifei[3] R All
2   Luis Leeds[4] R All
11   Sacha Fenestraz[5] All
  Tech 1 Racing[2] 4   Gabriel Aubry[6] All
5   Thomas Maxwell[6] R All
6   Thomas Neubauer[6] R All
7   Max Fewtrell[6] R All
  R-ace GP[2] 8   Will Palmer[7] All
9   Max Defourny[8] All
10   Robert Shwartzman[9] All
12   Raúl Guzmán[10] R All
40   Charles Milesi[11] G 6, 8–10
41   Théo Coicaud[11] G 6, 8–9
42   Michael Benyahia[12] G 8–9
43   Logan Sargeant[13] G 10
44   Gilles Magnus[14] G 9
  AVF by Adrián Vallés[2] 13   Henrique Chaves[15] All
14   Rodrigo Pflucker[16] 1–5
  Xavier Lloveras[17] R 7–10
15   Axel Matus[16] R All
16   Gregoire Saucy[18] R 1–4
  Thomas Randle[19] R 5–10
  Fortec Motorsports[2] 17   Alex Peroni[20] All
18   Aleksey Korneev[21] All
19   Frank Bird[22] R All
20   Najiy Razak[23] All
  JD Motorsport[2] 21   Sun Yueyang[24] R All
22   Jean-Baptiste Simmenauer[25] R All
23   Aleksandr Vartanyan[26] R All
  Mark Burdett Motorsport[2] 25   Julia Pankiewicz[23] All
26   Presley Martono[23] R All
  MP Motorsport[2] 29   Richard Verschoor[27] R All
30   Jarno Opmeer[28] R All
31   Neil Verhagen[27] R All
  Arden[2] 33   Dan Ticktum[27] R All
34   Ghislain Cordeel[29] 1–7, 10
93   Zane Goddard[29] R All
  BM Racing Team 96   Bartłomiej Mirecki[19] G 5, 9
Icon Status
R Rookie
G Guest

Driver changesEdit

Race calendarEdit

The provisional calendar for the 2017 season was announced on 17 October 2016. The series will return Silverstone Circuit, Hungaroring, Nürburgring and Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya and add Pau Circuit in its schedule. While Ciudad del Motor de Aragón for the first time since 2009 will be not present in the 2017 calendar, as well as 2016 returnee Autódromo Fernanda Pires da Silva.[39] On 3 February 2017 was confirmed the number of the races during the rounds.[40]

Round Circuit Date Supporting
1 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza 22 April Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup
R2 23 April
2 R1   Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone 13 May
R2 14 May
3 R1   Pau Circuit, Pau 20 May Pau Grand Prix
R2 21 May
4 R1   Circuit de Monaco, Monte-Carlo 27 May Monaco Grand Prix
R2 28 May
5 R1   Hungaroring, Mogyoród 1 July International GT Open
Euroformula Open Championship
R2 2 July
R3
6 R1   Nürburgring, Nürburg 15 July FIA World Endurance Championship
R2 16 July
7 R1   Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 22 July European Le Mans Series
R2 23 July
8 R1   Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet 26 August
R2 27 August
9 R1   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa 23 September
R2
R3 24 September
10 R1   Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, Montmeló 28 October International GT Open
R2 29 October
R3

ResultsEdit

Round Circuit Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Rookie winner
1 R1   Autodromo Nazionale Monza   Robert Shwartzman   Sacha Fenestraz   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Max Fewtrell
R2   Gabriel Aubry   Sacha Fenestraz   Will Palmer   R-ace GP   Neil Verhagen
2 R1   Silverstone Circuit   Max Defourny   Will Palmer   Will Palmer   R-ace GP   Max Fewtrell
R2   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Dan Ticktum
3 R1   Pau Circuit   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Max Fewtrell
R2   Alex Peroni   Robert Shwartzman   Alex Peroni   Fortec Motorsports   Max Fewtrell
4 R1   Circuit de Monaco   Will Palmer   Max Defourny   Will Palmer   R-ace GP   Dan Ticktum
R2   Sacha Fenestraz   Max Defourny   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Dan Ticktum
5 R1   Hungaroring   Dan Ticktum   Dan Ticktum   Dan Ticktum   Arden   Dan Ticktum
R2   Sacha Fenestraz   Ye Yifei   Gabriel Aubry   Tech 1 Racing   Max Fewtrell
R3   Gabriel Aubry   Gabriel Aubry   Gabriel Aubry   Tech 1 Racing   Ye Yifei
6 R1   Nürburgring   Robert Shwartzman   Max Defourny   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Dan Ticktum
R2   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Dan Ticktum
7 R1   Red Bull Ring   Max Defourny   Dan Ticktum   Max Fewtrell   Tech 1 Racing   Max Fewtrell
R2   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Max Fewtrell
8 R1   Circuit Paul Ricard   Sacha Fenestraz   Robert Shwartzman   Max Defourny   R-ace GP   Ye Yifei
R2   Robert Shwartzman   Max Defourny   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Dan Ticktum
9 R1   Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps   Sacha Fenestraz   Michael Benyahia[N 1]   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Ye Yifei
R2   Sacha Fenestraz   Max Defourny   Gabriel Aubry   Tech 1 Racing   Max Fewtrell
R3   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Neil Verhagen
10 R1   Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Richard Verschoor
R2   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   Robert Shwartzman   R-ace GP   Richard Verschoor
R3   Sacha Fenestraz   Robert Shwartzman   Sacha Fenestraz   Josef Kaufmann Racing   Richard Verschoor

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The fastest lap by Eurocup regular was achieved by Luis Leeds.

Championship standingsEdit

The first race at Spa which held in fog conditions was red-flagged after three laps were completed behind the safety car, but before 75% of the scheduled distance in laps, the necessary distance required for a race to pay full points. Race paid half points to all classified finishers.[41]

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

(key)

Pos. Driver MNZ
 
SIL
 
PAU
 
MON
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
CAT
 
Points
1   Sacha Fenestraz 2 2 5 Ret 6 2 2 1 2 3 8 3 1 2 1 Ret 1 1 3 1 4 2 1 367.5
2   Will Palmer 4 1 1 2 4 4 1 3 18 2 4 8 5 12 2 3 4 9 6 2 2 6 4 298
3   Robert Shwartzman 1 Ret 3 1 1 3 4 2 7 5 2 1 8 6 9 23 DSQ 2 25 Ret 1 1 2 285
4   Max Defourny 5 3 Ret 12 2 6 3 4 14 4 3 2 6 3 8 1 2 4 2 3 6 Ret 3 255
5   Gabriel Aubry 3 Ret 8 Ret 3 7 7 7 4 1 1 9 4 5 3 15 3 6 1 4 3 Ret 6 232
6   Max Fewtrell 8 8 4 4 7 5 16 13 13 6 9 6 7 1 4 5 6 5 4 9 Ret 4 7 164
7   Dan Ticktum 11 Ret 10 3 10 Ret 5 5 1 9 7 4 2 9 5 Ret 5 18 11 7 20 7 12 134
8   Ye Yifei 9 6 9 14 8 10 11 19 24 7 5 7 3 8 7 2 8 3 7 8 12 10 11 106.5
9   Richard Verschoor 10 7 7 6 13 8 8 8 Ret 25 18 20 14 11 26 4 7 7 12 Ret 5 3 5 89
10   Alex Peroni 6 Ret 6 21 5 1 6 6 Ret 12 19 13 15 14 12 24 Ret 15 16 15 18 11 8 72
11   Neil Verhagen 17 4 Ret 16 DNS 9 12 12 3 11 24 18 Ret 18 25 7 12 8 8 5 7 Ret 17 59
12   Henrique Chaves 7 Ret 2 Ret Ret Ret 17 Ret 6 17 16 5 Ret 7 10 Ret Ret 12 9 14 11 12 16 53
13   Aleksandr Vartanyan 14 9 11 25 12 23 10 9 5 8 6 12 23 16 15 8 Ret 22 19 10 10 8 18 42
14   Thomas Randle Ret 13 10 11 9 4 6 9 10 10 5 11 DSQ Ret 14 39.5
15   Jarno Opmeer 18 21 Ret 15 11 22 13 Ret 8 14 12 16 16 13 Ret 11 11 11 10 6 16 5 9 27
16   Thomas Maxwell 13 5 22 8 15 13 25 14 Ret 24 22 23 18 15 Ret 13 17 13 13 12 13 Ret 13 14
17   Raúl Guzmán 22 10 12 5 9 11 19 22 12 16 13 21 13 22 18 12 13 16 32 16 26 Ret 22 13
18   Aleksey Korneev 20 14 14 9 17 14 9 10 15 10 11 17 19 10 14 DNS 23 19 15 21 17 16 10 8
19   Luis Leeds 25 Ret 23 7 18 16 14 11 Ret Ret 26 14 10 19 24 18 18 29 23 Ret 29 Ret 23 7
20   Zane Goddard 15 20 13 13 19 15 18 17 9 15 17 10 11 29 16 10 28 24 18 13 15 Ret DNS 5
21   Presley Martono 16 Ret 15 10 16 Ret Ret 15 16 21 21 24 25 23 Ret Ret 27 20 17 17 22 15 Ret 1
22   Najiy Razak 21 18 24 26 23 19 DNQ 23 10 19 Ret 27 20 24 22 Ret 22 33 28 27 27 Ret DNS 1
23   Thomas Neubauer 23 11 18 17 24 24 Ret Ret 17 27 15 15 Ret 17 11 16 14 25 33 29 Ret Ret 19 0
24   Axel Matus 26 13 26 11 14 12 24 18 22 26 23 19 12 Ret Ret Ret 15 17 14 19 14 14 21 0
25   Ghislain Cordeel Ret Ret 21 19 Ret 18 21 16 11 23 25 25 Ret 28 21 23 17 Ret 0
26   Gregoire Saucy 12 12 Ret DNS DNS DNS 20 DNS 0
27   Jean-Baptiste Simmenauer 24 19 25 20 Ret 20 22 DNQ 20 18 14 22 17 20 13 20 20 26 22 24 21 Ret DNS 0
28   Xavier Lloveras 27 19 19 19 21 21 22 19 13 15 0
29   Rodrigo Pflucker Ret Ret 19 18 21 Ret 15 21 WD WD WD 0
30   Julia Pankiewicz Ret 15 20 23 22 25 DNQ 20 21 29 29 28 26 26 20 Ret 26 31 29 28 28 Ret 25 0
31   Sun Yueyang 27 16 16 24 Ret 21 23 DNQ 19 28 28 26 21 21 17 21 24 34 26 Ret 25 Ret 24 0
32   Frank Bird 19 17 17 22 20 17 Ret Ret 23 22 27 29 24 25 23 22 25 32 27 20 24 Ret 20 0
guest drivers ineligible to score points
  Charles Milesi Ret Ret 6 9 23 20 Ret 9 Ret DNS 0
  Logan Sargeant 8 9 Ret 0
  Michael Benyahia 14 15 27 24 23 0
  Gilles Magnus 14 Ret 18 0
  Théo Coicaud 30 22 17 21 28 31 25 0
  Bartłomiej Mirecki Ret 20 20 30 30 26 0
Pos. Driver MNZ
 
SIL
 
PAU
 
MON
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
CAT
 
Points

Teams' championshipEdit

Only two best-finishing cars are allowed to score points in the championship.

Pos. Team MNZ
 
SIL
 
PAU
 
MON
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
CAT
 
Points
1   R-ace GP 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 2 7 2 2 1 5 3 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 731
4 3 3 2 2 4 3 3 12 4 3 2 6 6 8 3 4 4 6 3 2 6 3
2   Josef Kaufmann Racing 2 2 5 7 6 2 2 1 2 3 5 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 3 1 4 2 1 480
9 6 9 14 8 10 11 11 24 7 8 7 3 8 7 18 8 3 7 8 12 10 11
3   Tech 1 Racing 3 5 4 4 3 5 7 7 4 1 1 6 4 1 3 5 3 5 1 4 3 4 6 410
8 8 8 8 7 7 16 13 13 6 9 9 7 5 4 13 6 6 4 9 13 Ret 7
4   MP Motorsport 10 4 7 6 11 8 8 8 3 11 12 16 14 11 25 4 7 7 8 5 5 3 5 174
17 7 Ret 15 13 9 12 12 8 14 18 18 16 13 26 7 11 8 10 6 7 5 9
5   Arden 11 20 10 3 10 15 5 5 1 9 7 4 2 9 5 10 5 18 11 7 15 7 12 139
15 Ret 13 13 19 18 18 16 9 15 17 10 11 28 16 Ret 28 24 18 13 20 17 Ret
6   AVF by Adrián Vallés 7 12 2 11 14 12 15 18 6 13 10 5 9 4 6 9 10 10 5 11 11 12 16 92.5
12 13 19 18 21 Ret 17 21 23 17 16 11 12 7 10 19 16 12 9 14 14 13 15
7   Fortec Motorsports 6 14 6 9 5 1 6 6 10 10 11 13 15 10 12 22 22 15 15 15 18 11 8 81
19 17 14 21 17 14 9 10 15 12 19 17 19 14 14 24 23 19 16 20 17 16 10
8   JD Motorsport 14 9 11 20 12 20 10 9 5 8 6 12 17 16 13 8 20 22 19 10 10 8 18 42
24 16 16 24 Ret 21 22 DNQ 19 18 14 22 23 20 15 20 24 26 22 24 21 Ret 24
9   Mark Burdett Motorsport Ret 15 15 10 16 25 Ret 15 16 21 21 24 25 23 20 Ret 26 20 17 17 22 15 25 1
16 Ret 20 23 22 Ret DNQ 20 21 29 29 28 26 26 Ret Ret 27 31 29 28 28 Ret Ret
guest teams ineligible to score points
  BM Racing Team Ret 20 20 30 30 26 0
Pos. Driver MNZ
 
SIL
 
PAU
 
MON
 
HUN
 
NÜR
 
RBR
 
LEC
 
SPA
 
CAT
 
Points

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