2008 Masters of Formula 3

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Race details
Zolder.svg
Date 10 August 2008
Official name RTL GP Masters of Formula 3
Location Zolder, Belgium
Course 3.977 km (2.471 mi)
Distance 28 laps, 111.356 km (69.193 mi)
Pole
Driver Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix
Time 1:24.280
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Max Chilton Hitech Racing
Time 1:31.197 (on lap 24 of 28)
Podium
First France Jules Bianchi ART Grand Prix
Second Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix
Third United Kingdom Jon Lancaster ART Grand Prix

The 2008 RTL GP Masters of Formula 3 was the eighteenth Masters of Formula 3 race held at Zolder on 10 August 2008. It was won by Jules Bianchi, for ART Grand Prix.

Drivers and teams[edit]

2008 Entry List[1]
Team No Driver Chassis Engine Main series
France ART Grand Prix 1 Germany Nico Hülkenberg Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
2 United Kingdom James Jakes Dallara F308
3 United Kingdom Jon Lancaster Dallara F308
4 France Jules Bianchi Dallara F308
France Signature-Plus 5 France Franck Mailleux Dallara F308 Volkswagen Formula 3 Euro Series
6 Italy Edoardo Mortara Dallara F308
7 United Kingdom Martin Plowman Dallara F308
8 France Jean Karl Vernay Dallara F308
United Kingdom Ultimate Motorsport 9 Republic of Ireland Michael Devaney Mygale M08 Mercedes British Formula Three
10 Angola Ricardo Teixeira Mygale M08
11 Argentina Esteban Guerrieri Mygale M08
Germany Mücke Motorsport 12 Finland Mika Mäki Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
14 Czech Republic Erik Janiš Dallara F308
15 Germany Christian Vietoris Dallara F308
United Kingdom Hitech Racing 16 United Kingdom Max Chilton Dallara F308 Mercedes British Formula Three
17 Spain Roberto Merhi Dallara F308 Formula Renault 2.0 WEC
Italy Prema Powerteam 18 Spain Dani Clos Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
19 Netherlands Renger van der Zande Dallara F308
21 Monaco Stefano Coletti Dallara F308
United Kingdom Manor Motorsport 22 Japan Koudai Tsukakoshi Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
23 United Kingdom Sam Bird Dallara F308
24 Republic of Ireland Niall Breen Dallara F308
25 Japan Kazuya Oshima Dallara F308
France SG Formula 26 Netherlands Henkie Waldschmidt Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
27 France Yann Clairay Dallara F308
28 Australia Daniel Ricciardo Dallara F308 Formula Renault 2.0 WEC
Austria HBR Motorsport 29 Lebanon Basil Shaaban Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
30 Spain Daniel Campos-Hull Dallara F308
Switzerland Jo Zeller Racing 31 France Tom Dillmann Dallara F308 Mercedes Formula 3 Euro Series
United Kingdom JTR 33 United Kingdom Nick Tandy Mygale M08 Mercedes British Formula Three
United Kingdom Räikkönen Robertson Racing 34 United Kingdom Henry Arundel Dallara F308 Mercedes British Formula Three
35 Finland Atte Mustonen Dallara F308
36 Australia John Martin Dallara F308
United Kingdom Carlin Motorsport 37 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Dallara F308 Mercedes British Formula Three
38 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Dallara F308
39 France Richard Philippe Dallara F308 Formula 3 Euro Series
40 Venezuela Rodolfo Gonzalez Dallara F308

Classification[edit]

Qualifying 1[edit]

Group A drivers are highlighted in green.

Qualifying 2[edit]

Starting Grid[edit]

1 Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix 2 France Jules Bianchi ART Grand Prix
3 Netherlands Renger van der Zande Prema Powerteam 4 Japan Koudai Tsukakoshi Manor Motorsport
5 Monaco Stefano Coletti Prema Powerteam 6 United Kingdom Max Chilton Hitech Racing
7 United Kingdom Jon Lancaster ART Grand Prix 8 Finland Mika Mäki Mücke Motorsport
9 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Carlin Motorsport 10 Spain Daniel Campos-Hull HBR Motorsport
11 Venezuela Rodolfo Gonzalez Carlin Motorsport 12 France Richard Philippe Carlin Motorsport
13 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Carlin Motorsport 14 Netherlands Henkie Waldschmidt SG Formula
15 Italy Edoardo Mortara Signature-Plus 16 Germany Christian Vietoris Mücke Motorsport
17 Spain Roberto Merhi Hitech Racing 18 United Kingdom Nick Tandy JTR
19 Republic of Ireland Michael Devaney Ultimate Motorsport 20 Spain Dani Clos Prema Powerteam
21 France Tom Dillmann Jo Zeller Racing 22 United Kingdom Sam Bird Manor Motorsport
23 France Yann Clairay SG Formula 24 Finland Atte Mustonen Räikkönen Robertson Racing
25 United Kingdom James Jakes ART Grand Prix 26 Czech Republic Erik Janiš Mücke Motorsport
27 Australia Daniel Ricciardo SG Formula 28 Australia John Martin Räikkönen Robertson Racing
29 Argentina Esteban Guerrieri Ultimate Motorsport 30 France Jean Karl Vernay Signature-Plus
31 Japan Kazuya Oshima Manor Motorsport 32 Republic of Ireland Niall Breen Manor Motorsport
33 United Kingdom Henry Arundel Räikkönen Robertson Racing 34 Lebanon Basil Shaaban HBR Motorsport
35 United Kingdom Martin Plowman Signature-Plus 36 France Franck Mailleux Signature-Plus
37 Angola Ricardo Teixeira Ultimate Motorsport

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid
1 4 France Jules Bianchi ART Grand Prix 28 45:19.275 2
2 1 Germany Nico Hülkenberg ART Grand Prix 28 +4.495 1
3 3 United Kingdom Jon Lancaster ART Grand Prix 28 +20.539 7
4 12 Finland Mika Mäki Mücke Motorsport 28 +27.030 8
5 37 New Zealand Brendon Hartley Carlin Motorsport 28 +34.170 9
6 35 Finland Atte Mustonen Räikkönen Robertson Racing 28 +40.536 24
7 23 United Kingdom Sam Bird Manor Motorsport 28 +53.861 22
8 38 Spain Jaime Alguersuari Carlin Motorsport 28 +57.479 13
9 40 Venezuela Rodolfo Gonzalez Carlin Motorsport 28 +1:03.294 11
10 8 France Jean Karl Vernay Signature-Plus 28 +1:10.049 30
11 14 Czech Republic Erik Janiš Mücke Motorsport 28 +1:14.649 26
12 9 Republic of Ireland Michael Devaney Ultimate Motorsport 28 +1:14.810 19
13 34 United Kingdom Henry Arundel Räikkönen Robertson Racing 28 +1:18.153 33
14 7 United Kingdom Martin Plowman Signature-Plus 28 +1:20.051 35
15 6 Italy Edoardo Mortara Signature-Plus 28 +1:27.377 15
16 31 France Tom Dillmann Jo Zeller Racing 27 +1 lap 21
17 2 United Kingdom James Jakes ART Grand Prix 27 +1 lap 25
18 15 Germany Christian Vietoris Mücke Motorsport 27 +1 lap 16
19 11 Argentina Esteban Guerrieri Ultimate Motorsport 27 +1 lap 29
20 25 Japan Kazuya Oshima Manor Motorsport 27 +1 lap 31
21 16 United Kingdom Max Chilton Hitech Racing 26 +2 laps 6
22 24 Republic of Ireland Niall Breen Manor Motorsport 26 +2 laps 32
23 36 Australia John Martin Räikkönen Robertson Racing 26 +2 laps 28
24 27 France Yann Clairay SG Formula 25 +3 laps 23
Ret 21 Monaco Stefano Coletti Prema Powerteam 24 Retired 5
Ret 33 United Kingdom Nick Tandy JTR 23 Retired 18
Ret 17 Spain Roberto Merhi Hitech Racing 21 Retired 17
Ret 30 Spain Daniel Campos-Hull HBR Motorsport 19 Retired 10
Ret 39 France Richard Philippe Carlin Motorsport 16 Retired 12
Ret 26 Netherlands Henkie Waldschmidt SG Formula 15 Retired 14
Ret 18 Spain Dani Clos Prema Powerteam 6 Retired 20
Ret 22 Japan Koudai Tsukakoshi Manor Motorsport 1 Retired 4
Ret 19 Netherlands Renger van der Zande Prema Powerteam 0 Retired 3
Ret 28 Australia Daniel Ricciardo SG Formula 0 Retired 27
Ret 29 Lebanon Basil Shaaban HBR Motorsport 0 Retired 34
Ret 5 France Franck Mailleux Signature-Plus 0 Retired 36
Ret 10 Angola Ricardo Teixeira Ultimate Motorsport 0 Retired 37
Fastest lap: Max Chilton, 1:31.197, 158.334 km/h (98.384 mph) on lap 24[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2008 starting grid" (PDF). formel3guide.com. Retrieved 2009-12-26.