2003 British Formula Ford season

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2003 British Formula Ford
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The 2003 British Formula Ford season is the 28th season of the British Formula Ford Championship. It commenced on 21 April at Mondello Park and end on 21 September at Oulton Park after 10 rounds and 21 races, all in support of the British Touring Car Championship and Champ Car when they visited Brands Hatch in May.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No Driver Class Chassis Rounds
United Kingdom ComTec Racing 1 United Kingdom Tom Gaymor C Van Diemen RF03 All
6 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis C  ? All
7 United Kingdom Dan Clarke C Van Diemen RF03 All
9 United Kingdom Charlie Donnelly S  ? All
United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Team JLR 2 United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith C  ? All
3 United Kingdom Stuart Hall C  ? 1-7
4 United Kingdom James Walker S  ? All
5 Estonia Marco Asmer C  ? All
39 South Africa Gavin Cronje C  ? 8
United Kingdom Ray Sport 10 United Kingdom Suk Sandher C  ? All
11 Sweden Alx Danielsson C  ? All
United Kingdom Continental Racing 12 United Kingdom Matt Allison C  ? 1-6
14 Mexico Mauricio Godínez Castañeda S  ? 1-2
16 United Kingdom Joey Foster C  ? All
46 United Kingdom Adam Jackson S  ? 9
United Kingdom Team MDR 15 Mexico Diego Fernandez S  ? All
30 United Kingdom Jay Howard S  ? 1-9
31 United Kingdom Nigel Redwood S  ? All
33 Finland Henri Sillinpää S  ? 6
45 Mexico Antonio Pérez Mendoza S  ? 1-5, 7-10
United Kingdom Medina Sport 17 United Kingdom Stephen Jelley S  ? All
18 Japan Hideto Yasuoka S  ? All
19 United Kingdom Matt Howson C  ? All
United Kingdom Nexa Racing 20 Finland Valle Mäkelä C  ? All
21 United States Matthew Koskinen C  ? All
22 Japan Yuya Sakamoto C  ? All
Republic of Ireland Dwyer Engineering 23 Republic of Ireland Alan Dwyer S  ? 1
United Kingdom Team PCMR 24 United Kingdom Jon Lanceley S  ? 5, 8-10
25 United Kingdom Chris Rodgers S Mygale SJ01 2-7
26 United Kingdom Julian Yap S  ? All
37 United Kingdom Chaz Small S  ? 7
United Kingdom Jato Motorsport 27 United Kingdom James Harris S  ? 1-5, 7-10
32 United Kingdom Tony Rodgers C  ? All
United Kingdom AMG Motorsport 29 United Kingdom George McAlpin C  ? 1
United Kingdom Jamun Racing 33 United Kingdom Sebastian King S  ? 2
84 United Kingdom Ben Clucas C  ? 1-8
United Kingdom Team Welcome Motorsport 46 United Kingdom Adam Jackson S  ? 4-7
Icon Class
C Championship
S Scholarship

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Scholarship Winner
1 R1 Republic of Ireland Mondello Park 21 April United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom James Walker United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom Jamun Racing United Kingdom Jay Howard
R2 Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom Jamun Racing United Kingdom Charlie Donnelly
2 3A United Kingdom Brands Hatch 4 May United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom Ben Clucas United Kingdom Jamun Racing United Kingdom Jay Howard
3B Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Dan Clarke Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Ray Sport United Kingdom James Walker
R4 United Kingdom Ben Clucas Japan Yuya Sakamoto Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Ray Sport Mexico Antonio Pérez Mendosa
3 R5 United Kingdom Thruxton Circuit 26 May United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis Estonia Marco Asmer United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Team JLR United Kingdom James Walker
R6 United Kingdom Dan Clarke United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Team JLR United Kingdom James Walker
4 R7 United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 8 June United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom ComTec Racing United Kingdom James Walker
R8 Race postponed. Run at Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit.
5 R9 United Kingdom Rockingham Motor Speedway 22 June Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Team JLR United Kingdom Stephen Jelley
R10 Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Team JLR United Kingdom James Walker
6 R11 United Kingdom Croft Circuit 13 July Estonia Marco Asmer Finland Valle Mäkelä Estonia Marco Asmer United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Racing Team United Kingdom James Walker
R12 Estonia Marco Asmer Estonia Marco Asmer United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Racing Team United Kingdom James Walker
7 R8 United Kingdom Snetterton Circuit 8 August United Kingdom Tom Gaymor Finland Valle Mäkelä United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Panasonic Batteries Racing Team United Kingdom James Walker
R13 9 August Finland Valle Mäkelä United Kingdom Joey Foster Finland Valle Mäkelä United Kingdom Nexa Racing United Kingdom Jay Howard
R14 10 August United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom Continental Racing United Kingdom Jay Howard
8 R15 United Kingdom Brands Hatch 25 August Japan Yuya Sakamoto United Kingdom Joey Foster Japan Yuya Sakamoto United Kingdom Nexa Racing Japan Hideto Yasuoka
R16 United Kingdom Ben Clucas Sweden Alx Danielsson United Kingdom Ray Sport Japan Hideto Yasuoka
9 R17 United Kingdom Donington Park 6 September United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom ComTec Racing United Kingdom James Walker
R18 7 September Finland Valle Mäkelä United Kingdom Tom Gaymor United Kingdom ComTec Racing United Kingdom James Walker
10 R19 United Kingdom Oulton Park 21 September United Kingdom Joey Foster Finland Valle Mäkelä United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom Continental Racing United Kingdom James Walker
R20 United Kingdom Matt Howson United Kingdom Joey Foster United Kingdom Continental Racing United Kingdom Julian Yap

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Pos. Driver MON
Republic of Ireland
BHI
England
THR
England
SIL
England
ROC
England
CRO
England
SNE
England
BHI
England
DON
England
OUL
England
Pts
1 United Kingdom Tom Kimber-Smith 9 2 5 Ret 1 1 2 C 1 1 9 8 1 3 4 6 3 21 7 8 8 421
2 United Kingdom Joey Foster 14 11 2 13 5 Ret 9 C 7 4 3 4 5 2 1 3 5 9 Ret 1 1 394
3 Finland Valle Mäkelä 5 7 6 3 8 7 7 C Ret 8 2 2 4 1 DSQ 4 2 18 Ret 3 3 392
4 Sweden Alx Danielsson 6 12 1 1 15 16 Ret C 2 Ret 4 3 8 6 8 2 1 2 3 4 Ret 365
5 United Kingdom Tom Gaymor 13 4 3 Ret 4 5 1 C Ret Ret 12 10 2 7 5 Ret 16 1 1 2 Ret 316
6 Japan Yuya Sakamoto Ret 19 4 2 10 6 4 C 10 10 17 17 3 18 17 1 4 3 4 15 7 316
7 United Kingdom Ben Clucas 1 1 1 7 Ret Ret Ret C 8 9 6 7 14 4 2 8 6 281
8 United Kingdom Oliver Jarvis 4 10 4 Ret Ret 12 Ret C 3 Ret 7 6 Ret 5 6 7 7 6 Ret 7 4 274
9 United Kingdom Matt Howson 8 18 6 NC 3 3 5 C Ret 15 Ret DNS 6 Ret 10 5 Ret 4 2 10 2 265
10 United Kingdom Tony Rodgers 10 3 9 4 11 9 Ret C 6 3 Ret Ret 12 12 19 13 Ret 16 8 6 5 254
11 Estonia Marco Asmer 7 5 5 Ret 6 13 10 C 4 Ret 1 1 9 Ret 7 15 Ret Ret 9 Ret 9 252
12 United Kingdom Dan Clarke DNS 14 3 Ret 7 4 Ret C Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret Ret Ret 12 10 8 6 16 11 161
13 United States Matthew Koskinen 12 22 8 8 16 19 20 C Ret Ret 10 11 15 Ret Ret 19 19 14 13 14 Ret 140
14 India Sukhjit Sandher Ret 15 7 Ret 20 Ret 21 C DNS Ret 13 15 16 19 Ret Ret 17 12 15 9 6 128
15 United Kingdom Stuart Hall DNS 13 Ret DNS 13 10 6 C 9 Ret 8 9 19 Ret 18 106
16 United Kingdom Matt Allison 18 17 10 Ret 2 2 Ret C Ret Ret 11 22 90
17 South Africa Gavin Cronje 10 14 24
- United Kingdom George McAlpin DNS DNS 0
Pos. Driver MON
Republic of Ireland
BHI
England
THR
England
SIL
England
ROC
England
CRO
England
SNE
England
BHI
England
DON
England
OUL
England
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (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
Excluded (EX)

Scholarship Class[edit]

Pos. Driver MON
Republic of Ireland
BHI
England
THR
England
SIL
England
ROC
England
CRO
England
SNE
England
BHI
England
DON
England
OUL
England
Pts
1 United Kingdom James Walker 3 Ret 2 Ret 9 8 3 C 12 2 5 5 7 10 Ret Ret 15 5 5 5 14 466
2 United Kingdom Stephen Jelley 20 9 8 10 14 11 8 C 5 5 15 20 20 14 12 16 12 22 Ret 20 13 417
3 Japan Hideto Yasuoka 19 23 Ret Ret 21 14 12 C 11 6 Ret 16 Ret 13 9 9 8 11 18 11 Ret 345
4 United Kingdom Jay Howard 2 Ret 7 12 12 Ret 11 C 14 Ret Ret 13 10 8 3 Ret 13 7 20 331
5 United Kingdom Julian Yap 17 21 11 11 18 22 16 C Ret 14 16 19 Ret 17 15 20 Ret 15 12 12 10 321
6 United Kingdom Charlie Donnelly 11 6 NC 17 23 21 17 C 13 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 14 11 10 11 13 16 303
7 United Kingdom Nigel Redwood 15 Ret 11 16 17 18 15 C 15 Ret 18 18 21 16 16 18 Ret 17 16 19 15 300
8 Mexico Antonio Pérez Mendoza DNS 16 10 5 19 15 Ret C Ret Ret 13 9 Ret 11 9 13 10 Ret 12 296
9 Mexico Diego Fernandez 16 24 13 15 22 20 18 C 18 13 21 21 18 15 13 NC 21 20 19 17 Ret 272
10 United Kingdom Chris Rodgers 9 6 Ret 17 13 C Ret 7 14 14 11 11 Ret 215
drivers ineligible for points
United Kingdom James Harris Ret 8 12 9 Ret Ret 19 C Ret Ret 17 DNS 11 17 18 Ret Ret 18 17 0
United Kingdom Jon Lanceley 17 12 21 20 19 17 DNS DNS 0
Mexico Mauricio Godínez Castañeda Ret 20 12 14 0
United Kingdom Sebastian King 13 Ret 0
United Kingdom Adam Jackson 14 C 16 Ret 19 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 0
Finland Henri Sillanpää 20 Ret 0
United Kingdom Chaz Small Ret 20 0
Republic of Ireland Alan Dwyer DNS DNS 0
Pos. Driver MON
Republic of Ireland
BHI
England
THR
England
SIL
England
ROC
England
CRO
England
SNE
England
BHI
England
DON
England
OUL
England
Pts

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