2008 Speedcar Series season

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2008 Speedcar Series season
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The 2008 Speedcar Series season was the inaugural Speedcar Series championship. It consisted of four points-scoring race meetings, with a further non-championship round beforehand. The Drivers' Championship was won by Johnny Herbert.

Driver line-up[edit]

2008 Entry List
Team No Driver
Speedcar Team 06 Japan Ukyo Katayama
07 Sweden Stefan Johansson
09 Malaysia Alex Yoong
10 Italy Gianni Morbidelli
18 Indonesia Ananda Mikola
27 France Jean Alesi
50 Hong Kong Marchy Lee
69 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert
90 Finland JJ Lehto
96 Canada Jacques Villeneuve
Phoenix Racing 08 Germany Uwe Alzen
80 Germany Klaus Ludwig
Germany Christian Danner
Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Team First Centreville 17 France Fabien Giroix
71 France Nicolas Navarro
Union Properties 20 France David Terrien
85 United Arab Emirates Hasher Al Maktoum
GPC Squadra Corse 21 Austria Mathias Lauda
Moreno Suprapto 36 Indonesia Moreno Suprapto

Race calendar[edit]

Round Location Circuit Date Winning Driver
NC United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Dubai Autodrome January 25 Italy Gianni Morbidelli
NC January 26 Italy Gianni Morbidelli
1 Indonesia Indonesia Sentul International Circuit February 16 France Jean Alesi
2 February 17 Germany Uwe Alzen
3 Malaysia Malaysia Sepang International Circuit March 22 France Jean Alesi
4 March 23 Germany Uwe Alzen
5 Bahrain Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit April 5 France David Terrien
6 April 6 Italy Gianni Morbidelli
7 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Dubai Autodrome April 11 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert
8 April 12 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert

Drivers' Championship[edit]

Results at a glance[edit]

Pos Driver SEN 1 Indonesia SEN 2 Indonesia SEP 1 Malaysia SEP 2 Malaysia BHR 1 Bahrain BHR 2 Bahrain DUB 1 United Arab Emirates DUB 2 United Arab Emirates Points
1 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert 3 7 2 4 5 Ret 1 1 45
2 France David Terrien 4 4 8 2 1 Ret 2 2 45
3 Germany Uwe Alzen 5 1 4 1 DSQ 2 4 11 42
4 France Jean Alesi 1 2 1 3 10 3 Ret Ret 40
5 Italy Gianni Morbidelli 11 13 9 5 2 1 3 4 33
6 France Nicolas Navarro 6 10 7 7 3 7 6 5 22
7 Austria Mathias Lauda 2 5 3 Ret 18
8 Indonesia Ananda Mikola 8 3 5 Ret Ret 5 Ret 7 17
9 Hong Kong Marchy Lee 14 Ret 4 Ret 5 3 15
10 France Fabien Giroix 10 12 Ret Ret Ret 4 10 6 8
11 Germany Klaus Ludwig 7 6 Ret 6 8
12 Sweden Stefan Johansson 12 11 6 6 9 8 8 9 8
13 United Arab Emirates Hasher Al Maktoum 9 9 10 8 7 Ret 7 12 5
14 Canada Jacques Villeneuve 6 Ret 9 Ret 3
15 Japan Ukyo Katayama 13 8 15 11 8 Ret 12 Ret 2
16 Finland JJ Lehto 12 10 Ret Ret 11 8 1
17 Malaysia Alex Yoong 11 9 0
18 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen 11 9 0
19 Portugal Pedro Lamy 13 10 0
20 Germany Christian Danner 13 12 0
Pos Driver SEN 1 Indonesia SEN 2 Indonesia SEP 1 Malaysia SEP 2 Malaysia BHR 1 Bahrain BHR 2 Bahrain DUB 1 United Arab Emirates DUB 2 United Arab Emirates Points
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)