2001 FIA Sportscar Championship season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2001 FIA Sportscar Championship season
Previous: 2000 Next: 2002

The 2001 FIA Sportscar Championship season was the first season of FIA Sportscar Championship motor racing,[1] a continuation of the previously named Sports Racing World Cup. It was open to prototype Sportscars competing in two classes based on power and weight, called SR1 and SR2. It began on April 8, 2001 and ended September 16, 2001 after eight races. Separate championship titles were awarded for Drivers, Constructors and Teams in both classes.

Schedule[edit]

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1 Spain Barcelona 2 Hours 30 Minutes Circuit de Catalunya April 8
2 Italy 1000 km Monza Autodromo Nazionale Monza April 22
3 Belgium Spa 2 Hours 30 Minutes Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps May 13
4 Czech Republic Mistrovství FIA Sportnovních Vozu (2 hours 30 minutes) Autodrom Brno Masaryk July 1
5 France Magny-Cours 2 Hours 30 Minutes Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours July 29
6 United Kingdom August Bank Holiday Grand Prix (2 hours 30 minutes) Donington Park August 26
7 Republic of Ireland Mondello 2 Hours 30 Minutes Mondello Park September 1
8 Germany ADAC-DMC Sportwagen Festival (2 hours 30 minutes) Nürburgring September 16

Season results[edit]

Rnd Circuit SR1 Winning Team SR2 Winning Team Results
SR1 Winning Drivers SR2 Winning Drivers
1 Barcelona Italy #1 BMS Scuderia Italia United Kingdom #61 Rowan Racing Results
Italy Christian Pescatori
Italy Marco Zadra
United Kingdom Warren Carway
United Kingdom Martin O'Connell
2 Monza Monaco #3 GLV Brums Sweden #76 SRTS Results
United Kingdom Christian Vann
Italy Giovanni Lavaggi
United States Larry Oberto
Sweden Thed Björk
3 Spa Italy #1 BMS Scuderia Italia Italy #59 B.M. Autosport Racing Results
France Jean-Marc Gounon
Italy Marco Zadra
Italy Massimo Monti
Italy Renato Nobili
4 Brno Denmark #5 Den Blå Avis Sweden #76 SRTS Results
Denmark John Nielsen
Japan Hiroki Katoh
United States Larry Oberto
Sweden Thed Björk
5 Magny-Cours France #16 Pescarolo Sport United Kingdom #61 Rowan Racing Results
France Jean-Christophe Boullion
France Laurent Rédon
United Kingdom Warren Carway
United Kingdom Martin O'Connell
6 Donington United Kingdom #17 Team Ascari United Kingdom #61 Rowan Racing Results
United Kingdom Ben Collins
South Africa Werner Lupberger
United Kingdom Warren Carway
United Kingdom Martin O'Connell
7 Mondello Denmark #5 Den Blå Avis Sweden #76 SRTS Results
Denmark John Nielsen
Japan Hiroki Katoh
United Kingdom Damien Faulkner
United States Larry Oberto
Sweden Thed Björk
8 Nürburgring Netherlands #8 Racing for Holland Sweden #76 SRTS Results
Netherlands Jan Lammers
Netherlands Val Hillebrand
United States Larry Oberto
Sweden Thed Björk

Drivers Championship[edit]

SR1 Standings[edit]

Marco Zadra won the SR1 Drivers title at the wheel of a Ferrari 333SP entered by BMS Scuderia Italia.

SR2 Standings[edit]

The SR2 Drivers award went to Thed Björk and Larry Oberto who shared a Lola B2K/40 Nissan entered by Sportsracing Team Sweden.

Constructors Championship[edit]

SR1 Standings[edit]

Ferrari won the SR1 Constructors title.

SR2 Standings[edit]

The SR2 Constructors award went to Lola Cars International.

Teams Championship[edit]

Points are awarded to the top 10 finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Only the highest placing car within a team earned points towards the championship.

SR1 Standings[edit]

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Total
1 Italy BMS Scuderia Italia Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 20 20 15 15 15 15 10 110
2 Denmark Den Blå Avis Dome S101 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 10 6 20 12 8 20 12 88
3 Netherlands Racing for Holland Dome S101 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 12 12 8 6 12 12 20 82
4 United Kingdom Team Ascari Ascari A410 Judd GV4 4.0L V10 15 10 10 10 20 6 71
5 Italy R & M Riley & Scott Mk III Judd GV4 4.0L V10 12 12 3 4 10 41
6 France Pescarolo Sport Courage C60 Peugeot A32 3.2L Turbo V6 20 15 35
7 Monaco GLV Brums Ferrari 333 SP Judd GV4 4.0L V10 20 8 28
8 United Kingdom Redman Bright Reynard 01Q Judd GV4 4.0L V10 10 4 6 20
9 Germany Kremer Racing Lola B98/K2001 Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8 6 10 16

SR2 Standings[edit]

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Total
1 Sweden SportsRacing Team Sweden Lola B2K/40 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 15 20 8 20 15 20 20 118
2 Italy Lucchini Engineering Lucchini SR2000
Lucchini SR2001
Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 3


15

15

15
15


12

12
87
3 United Kingdom Rowan Racing Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 20 8 20 20 15 83
4 Italy Audisio & Benvenuto Racing Lucchini SR2-99
Lucchini SR2001
Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6
12

10

12

8

15
57
5 Italy B.M. Autosport Racing Tampolli SR2 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 10 20 12 42
6 France PiR Competition Debora LMP299 BMW 3.0L I6 4 4 4 10 10 6 38
7 Italy SCI Lucchini SR2000 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 2 3 10 6 10 31
8 United Kingdom Team Sovereign Rapier 6 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 8 12 4 24
9 Austria Renauer Motorsport Tampolli SR2 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 6 6 8 20
10 Italy Siliprandi Lucchini SR2-99 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 12 12
11 Belgium EBRT Schroder Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 10 10
12 Kenya Swara Racing Pilbeam MP84
Tampolli SR2
Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 6

3

9
13 United Kingdom Redman Bright Pilbeam MP84 Nissan (AER) VQL 3.0L V6 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIA Sportscar Championship History - 2001 Retrieved from web.archive.org on 1 September 2009

External links[edit]