2001 FIA GT Championship season

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2001 FIA GT Championship season
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The 2001 FIA GT Championship season was the 5th season of FIA GT Championship racing. It featured a series open to Grand Touring cars broken into two classes, GT and N GT, based on power and manufacturer involvement. The season began on 31 March 2001 and ended on 21 October 2001 after 11 races. The following titles awarded:

  • 2001 FIA GT Championship for Drivers
  • 2001 N GT Cup for Drivers
  • 2001 FIA GT Championship for Teams
  • 2001 N GT Cup for Teams

Schedule[edit]

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 Italy Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Monza Autodromo Nazionale Monza 31 March
2 Czech Republic Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Brno Autodrom Brno Masaryk 16 April
3 France Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Magny-Cours Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 1 May
4 United Kingdom Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Silverstone Silverstone Circuit 13 May
5 Belgium Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Zolder Circuit Zolder 20 May
6 Hungary Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Budapest Hungaroring 1 July
7 Belgium Proximus Spa 24 Hours Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 4 August
5 August
8 Austria Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Zeltweg A1-Ring 26 August
9 Germany Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Nürburgring Nürburgring 9 September
10 Spain Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Jarama Circuito Permanente Del Jarama 30 September
11 Portugal Eurosport Super Racing Weekend Estoril Autódromo do Estoril 21 October

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit GT Winning Team N-GT Winning Team Results
GT Winning Drivers N-GT Winning Drivers
1 Monza United Kingdom #1 Lister Storm Racing Italy #69 Autorlando Sport Results
United Kingdom Jamie Campbell-Walter
Netherlands Tom Coronel
Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Austria Philipp Peter
2 Brno France #7 Larbre Compétition Germany #77 RWS Motorsport Results
France Christophe Bouchut
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Italy Luca Riccitelli
Austria Dieter Quester
3 Magny-Cours United Kingdom #1 Lister Storm Racing France #62 JMB Competition Results
United Kingdom Jamie Campbell-Walter
Netherlands Tom Coronel
Italy Christian Pescatori
France David Terrien
4 Silverstone France #7 Larbre Compétition France #62 JMB Competition Results
France Christophe Bouchut
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Italy Christian Pescatori
France David Terrien
5 Zolder France #7 Larbre Compétition Italy #54 ART Engineering Results
France Christophe Bouchut
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Italy Luigi Moccia
Italy Fabio Babini
6 Hungaroring Netherlands #3 Team Carsport Holland France #62 JMB Competition Results
Netherlands Mike Hezemans
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
Italy Christian Pescatori
France David Terrien
7 Spa France #7 Larbre Compétition Germany #77 RWS Motorsport Results
France Christophe Bouchut
France Jean-Philippe Belloc
Belgium Marc Duez
Italy Luca Riccitelli
Austria Dieter Quester
Spain Antonio García
Germany Norman Simon
8 A1-Ring United Kingdom #15 Prodrive All-Stars France #62 JMB Competition Results
Netherlands Peter Kox
Sweden Rickard Rydell
Italy Christian Pescatori
France David Terrien
9 Nürburgring United Kingdom #1 Lister Storm Racing Italy #69 Autorlando Sport Results
United Kingdom Jamie Campbell-Walter
United Kingdom Mike Jordan
Austria Philipp Peter
Germany Marco Werner
10 Jarama United Kingdom #15 Prodrive All-Stars France #62 JMB Competition Results
Sweden Rickard Rydell
Switzerland Alain Menu
Italy Christian Pescatori
France David Terrien
11 Estoril Netherlands #3 Team Carsport Holland France #55 Perspective Racing Results
Netherlands Mike Hezemans
Netherlands Jeroen Bleekemolen
France Thierry Perrier
Belgium Michel Neugarten

Drivers Championship[edit]

GT Standings[edit]

Points towards the 2001 FIA GT Championship for Drivers were awarded to the top six GT class finishers at each round in the order of 10–6–4–3–2–1 except at the Spa 24 Hours race, where double points were awarded.

The title was awarded jointly to Christophe Bouchut and Jean-Philippe Belloc who shared the wheel of the No 7 Chrysler Viper GTS-R entered by the Larbre Competition – Chereau team.

N-GT Standings[edit]

Points towards the 2001 N GT Cup for Drivers were awarded to the top six N GT class finishers in the order of 10–6–4–3–2–1 at each round except at the Spa 24 Hours race, where double points were awarded.

The title was awarded jointly to Christian Pescatori and David Terrien who drove the No 62 Ferrari 360 Modena entered by JMB Competition.

Teams Championship[edit]

GT Standings[edit]

Points towards the 2001 FIA GT Championship for Teams were awarded to the top six GT class finishers in the order of 10–6–4–3–2–1 except at the Spa 24 Hours race, where double points were awarded. All results obtained by a maximum of two cars per team at each round were counted.

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Rd 11 Total
1 France Larbre Compétition Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 6 10 6 10 10 6 32 2 3 4 89
2 Netherlands Team Carsport Holland Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 4 1 6 6 14 10 6 13 60
3 United Kingdom Lister Storm Racing Lister Storm Jaguar 7.0L V12 10 3 12 3 3 11 2 6 50
4 France Paul Belmondo Racing Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 7 6 4 4 3 6 1 5 10 46
5 United Kingdom Prodrive All-Stars Ferrari 550-GTS Maranello Ferrari 5.9L V12 10 4 10 24
6 Italy Team Rafanelli Ferrari 550 Maranello Ferrari 6.0L V12 2 3 3 2 4 14
7 France Paul Belmondo Comp. Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 4 3 4 1 1 13
8 Belgium Silver Racing Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 8 8
9= France Team ART Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 2 2
9= Belgium GLPK Racing Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 2 2
9= Germany Reiter Engineering Lamborghini Diablo GT Lamborghini 6.0L V12 2 2
12= Italy Autorlando Sport Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.8L Turbo Flat-6 1 1
12= Italy Racing Box Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 1 1

N-GT Standings[edit]

Points towards the 2001 N GT Cup for Teams were awarded to the top six N GT class finishers in the order of 10–6–4–3–2–1 except at the Spa 24 Hours race, where double points were awarded. All results obtained by a maximum of two cars per team at each round were counted.

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Rd 11 Total
1= France JMB Competition Ferrari 360 Modena N-GT Ferrari 3.6L V8 6 10 12 10 10 10 4 62
1= Germany RWS Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 6 10 7 4 4 1 20 1 6 3 62
3 Germany Freisinger Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 2 3 6 12 6 6 3 38
4 Italy ART Engineering Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 3 6 12 4 4 6 2 37
5 France Perspective Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 4 2 3 3 8 2 4 10 36
6 France Larbre Compétition Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 1 7 2 3 6 4 3 6 32
7 Italy Autorlando Sport Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 10 1 1 10 22
8= United Kingdom EMKA Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 1 2 3 6
8= Germany Freisinger Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 6 6
10 Czech Republic Coca-Cola Racing Team Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 4 4
11 Germany Kolber JVG Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 2 1 3
12 Germany DD Racing Porsche 911 GT3-RS Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 2 2
13= Switzerland Haberthur Racing Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 1 1
13= Spain Escuderia Bengala Porsche 911 GT3-R Porsche 3.6L Flat-6 1 1

† – JMB Competition were awarded the N GT Cup for Teams due to having won five races during the season compared to RWS Motorsport's two race wins.

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