2006 Swedish Touring Car Championship season

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2006 Swedish Touring Car Championship season
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The 2006 Swedish Touring Car Championship season was the 11th Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) season. In total nine racing weekends at six different circuits were held; each round comprising one race.

Changes for 2006[edit]

  • The race format and points system was changed. During the 2006 season one race of 40 minutes was held each weekend. Each race had one mandatory pitstop.
  • The points system changed to the standard FIA system of 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
  • A privateers championship named Caran Cup was created for drivers using cars constructed in 2003 or earlier.

Drivers[edit]

List of starting drivers for the 2006 Swedish Touringcar Championship season.

Driver

Nat.

Team Car Class
Duncan Huisman Netherlands West Coast Racing BMW 320i
Robin Rudholm Sweden West Coast Racing BMW 320i
Johan Stureson Sweden IPS Motorsport Peugeot 407
Stefan Söderberg Sweden IPS Motorsport Peugeot 407
Robert Dahlgren Sweden Polestar Racing Volvo S60
Alexander Storckenfeldt Sweden Polestar Racing Volvo S60
Tomas Engström Sweden Honda Engström Motorsport Honda Accord
Fredrik Ekblom Sweden Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4
Tommy Kristoffersson Sweden Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4
Thed Björk Sweden Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4
Jan Nilsson Sweden Flash Engineering BMW 320si E90
Richard Göransson Sweden Flash Engineering BMW 320si E90
Edward Sandström Sweden Flash Engineering BMW 320i
Nicklas Karlsson Sweden Opel Team Sweden Opel Astra GTC 2000
Mattias Andersson Sweden MA GP/Team caWalli Alfa Romeo 156
Tobias Johansson Sweden Mercedes-Benz Sport Mercedes C200
Hans Simonsson Sweden Mercedes-Benz Sport Mercedes C200
David Björk Sweden Picko Troberg Racing BMW 320i
Carl Rosenblad Sweden Crawford Racing BMW 320si E90
Håkan Malmborg Sweden Malmborg Racing Ford Focus C
Joakim Fridh Sweden Team Euromaster BMW 320i C
Tobias Tegelby Sweden Tysslinge Racing BMW 320R C
Christer Gellerstedt Sweden Gellerstedt Motorsport BMW 320i C

Race Calendar[edit]

Round Circuit Date Winning driver Winning team
1 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 14 May Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
2 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 28 May Robert Dahlgren Polestar Racing
3 Sweden Mantorp Park 18 June Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
4 Sweden Falkenbergs Motorbana 16 July Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
5 Norway Vålerbanen 30 July Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
6 Sweden Anderstorp 13 August Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
7 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 27 August Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
8 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 10 September Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
9 Sweden Mantorp Park 1 October Richard Göransson Flash Engineering

Championship standings (after 9 of 9 rounds)[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Pos Driver KNU Sweden KAR Sweden MAN Sweden FAL Sweden VÅL Norway AND Sweden KAR Sweden KNU Sweden MAN Sweden Pts
1 Sweden T. Björk 1 3 7 1 2 16 1 2 4 59
2 Sweden Göransson 5 13 1 10 1 1 8 1 1 55
3 Netherlands Huisman 4 Ret 3 3 2 2 5 10 37
4 Sweden Ekblom 2 10 4 Ret 3 8 10 3 5 30
5 Sweden Engström 3 2 Ret 16 5 Ret 4 9 3 29
6 Sweden Dahlgren Ret 1 Ret 2 12 3 Ret 6 7 29
7 Sweden Rudholm 14 5 2 11 6 9 3 7 6 26
8 Sweden Stureson 7 4 Ret Ret 7 5 5 11 Ret 17
9 Sweden Nilsson 8 7 Ret 4 Ret 4 9 8 12 14
10 Sweden Kristoffersson Ret 12 5 9 4 13 16 4 Ret 14
11 Sweden D. Björk 6 6 6 13 Ret 6 15 14 8 13
12 Sweden Rosenblad 9 11 Ret 7 10 10 7 10 2 12
13 Sweden Karlsson Ret 8 Ret Ret 9 7 6 15 13 6
14 Sweden Storckenfeldt 12 9 Ret 5 Ret DSQ 11 13 9 4
15 Sweden Andersson 13 11 DNS 6 8 11 12 12 10 4
16 Sweden Fridh Ret 15 8 15 Ret 12 14 17 15 1
17 Sweden Söderberg 11 18 9 8 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 1
18 Sweden Johansson 16 14 DNS 12 11 14 DNS 16 DNS 0
19 Sweden Simonsson DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret DNS 13 19 14 0
20 Sweden Tegelby 17 16 Ret 14 13 15 Ret 20 Ret 0
21 Sweden Gellerstedt 15 Ret 10 17 Ret Ret 18 16 0
22 Sweden Sandström 10 17 Ret 0
23 Sweden Malmborg Ret Ret 0
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (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)
STCC Teams Championship
Position Make Points
1 KMS/Audi 65
2 Flash/BMW 64
3 WCR/BMW 54
4 Engström/Honda 38
5 Polestar/Volvo 35
6 IPS/Peugeot 30
7 Elgh/BMW 24
8 PTR/BMW 18
9 Dealer Team/Opel 10
10 MA GP/Alfa Romeo 9
11 MB Sport/PWR/Mercedes 1
STCC Manufacturers Championship
Position Make Points
1 BMW 72
2 Audi 68
3 Volvo 42
4 Honda 41
5 Peugeot 33
6 Alfa Romeo 20
7 Opel 18
8 Mercedes 8
Caran Cup
Position Driver Points
1 Joakim Frid 68
2 Tobias Tegelby 50
3 Christer Gellerstedt 32

References[edit]