2008 Superstars Series season

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2008 Superstars Series season
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The 2008 Superstars Series season was the fifth season of the Campionato Italiano Superstars (Italian Superstars Championship) and the second season of the International Superstars Series. The Italian championship was won by Gianni Morbidelli driving for Audi, while the international series was won by Stefano Gabellini driving for BMW.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team Car No. Drivers Rounds
Italy Audi Sport Italia Audi RS4 (B7) 1 Italy Gianni Morbidelli All
4 Colombia Steven Goldstein 1–6
Italy Simone Campedelli 7
Italy Agostino Penna 8
44 Italy Giorgio Sanna All
45 Italy Marco Baroncini 6
Italy Ferlito Motors Jaguar S-Type R 2 Italy Davide Rigon 2
Italy Francesco Iorio 4
Italy Ermanno Dionisio 6
3 7
Italy Alessandro Cicognani 2
Italy Claudio Melotto 6
Italy Lanza Motorsport BMW M5 (E39) 6 Italy Maurizio Strada 2–3
52 Italy Mauro Simoncini 3
Italy GASS Racing BMW M5 (E39) 7 Italy Alessandro Battaglin 1–3
Italy Millenium Team BMW 550i (E60) 9 Italy Maurizio Lusuardi 7
69 Italy Kristian Ghedina 1–4, 6
Italy ROAL Motorsport BMW M3 (E90) 9 Italy Luca Rangoni 6
69 Italy Kristian Ghedina 7–8
Italy Speedstar Team Mercedes C63 AMG 18 Italy Max Pigoli 2–3, 6–8
Italy Claudio Melotto 4
San Marino Habitat Racing BMW 550i (E60) 21 Italy Francesco Ascani All
Germany Racing4You Chrysler 300C SRT-8 17 Germany Sascha Bert 1
Italy Davide Rigon 4–5
Italy Santucci Motorsport Cadillac CTS-V 33 Italy Roberto Benedetti 1, 7–8
BMW M5 (E39) 34 Italy Fabrizio Fede 1
Switzerland Maurer Motorsport Chevrolet Lumina CR8 46 Spain María de Villota 5
Italy CAAL Racing BMW M5 (E39) 52 Italy Andrea Pagliai 1
Italy Moreno Petrini 2
Italy Mauro Cesari 4–6
Italy Alessio Alcidi 8
BMW 550i (E60) 54 Italy Stefano Gabellini All
BMW M5 (E39) 56 Italy Leonardo Baccarelli 1–5, 7–8
58 Italy Roberto Papini All
  • Audi Sport Italia and its drivers entered only the Italian Championship; nevertheless Steven Goldstein entered also the International Series from the third round.

Calendar[edit]

Round Circuit/Location Date
1 Italy Autodromo Vallelunga "Piero Taruffi", Campagnano April 20
2 Italy Autodromo Internazionale del Mugello, Scarperia May 4
3 Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza May 18
4 Italy Autodromo dell'Umbria, Magione June 8
5 Spain Circuit de la Comunitat Valenciana "Ricardo Tormo", Valencia June 29
6 Italy Autodromo "Riccardo Paletti", Varano de' Melegari August 31
7 Italy Misano World Circuit, Misano Adriatico September 14
8 Italy Adria International Raceway, Adria September 28
9 Germany Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Oschersleben October 12
  International Superstars Series only
  Campionato Italiano Superstars only
  Both championships

Scoring system[edit]

Point system for qualifying
Position Pole 2nd 3rd
Points 3 2 1
Point system for race
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Points 20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1

Results[edit]

Round Circuit Series Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 Vallelunga Italian Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Audi Sport Italia
International Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy CAAL Racing
2 Mugello Italian Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Giorgio Sanna Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy CAAL Racing
International Italy Stefano Gabellini
3 Monza Italian Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Giorgio Sanna Italy Audi Sport Italia
International Italy Roberto Papini Italy Kristian Ghedina Italy Kristian Ghedina Italy Millenium Team
4 Magione Italian Italy Giorgio Sanna Italy Giorgio Sanna Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Audi Sport Italia
5 Valencia Italian Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Audi Sport Italia
International Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Roberto Papini Italy CAAL Racing
6 Varano Italian Italy Luca Rangoni Italy Luca Rangoni Italy Luca Rangoni Italy ROAL Motorsport
7 Misano Adriatico Italian Italy Giorgio Sanna Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy Stefano Gabellini Italy CAAL Racing
8 Adria Italian Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Gianni Morbidelli Italy Roberto Papini Italy CAAL Racing
9 Oschersleben International
Round cancelled

Championship standings[edit]

Campionato Italiano Superstars[edit]

Pos Driver VAL
Italy
MUG
Italy
MNZ
Italy
MAG
Italy
VNC
Spain
VAR
Italy
MIS
Italy
ADR
Italy
 Pts 
1 Italy Gianni Morbidelli 1 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 143
2 Italy Stefano Gabellini 2 1 5 4 8 2 1 5 110
3 Italy Giorgio Sanna 10 5 1 2 2 Ret 2 2 100
4 Italy Roberto Papini 4 9 DSQ 3 3 8 4 1 73
5 Italy Kristian Ghedina 3 4 3 DNS 5 5 6 56
6 Italy Davide Rigon 3 5 4 32
7 Italy Francesco Ascani 7 6 7 6 9 Ret 7 Ret 26
8 Italy Luca Rangoni 1 23
9 Italy Max Pigoli Ret 4 4 9 DNS 22
10 Italy Leonardo Baccarelli 9 Ret 6 8 7 8 8 21
11 Italy Mauro Cesari 9 5 6 16
12 Colombia Steven Goldstein 11 Ret 10 7 6 Ret 11
13 Italy Agostino Penna 4 10
14 Italy Alessandro Battaglin 6 8 11 9
15 Italy Andrea Pagliai 5 8
16 Italy Simone Campedelli 6 6
17 Italy Maurizio Strada 7 9 6
18 Italy Marco Baroncini 7 4
19 Italy Alessio Alcidi 7 4
20 Italy Fabrizio Fede 8 3
21 Italy Mauro Simoncini 8 3
22 Italy Moreno Petrini 10 1
23 Italy Ermanno Dionisio Ret 10 1
24 Italy Alessandro Cicognani 11 0
Italy Maurizio Lusuardi 11 0
Italy Roberto Benedetti DNS 12 Ret 0
Germany Sascha Bert Ret 0
Italy Francesco Iorio Ret 0
Italy Claudio Melotto DNS Ret 0
Spain María de Villota DNS 0
Pos Driver VAL
Italy
MUG
Italy
MNZ
Italy
MAG
Italy
VNC
Spain
VAR
Italy
MIS
Italy
ADR
Italy
 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)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

International Superstars Series – Drivers[edit]

Pos Driver VAL
Italy
MUG
Italy
MNZ
Italy
VNC
Spain
 Pts 
1 Italy Stefano Gabellini 1 1 3 6 69
2 Italy Kristian Ghedina 2 3 1 49
3 Italy Roberto Papini 3 7 DSQ 1 41
4 Italy Davide Rigon 2 2 33
5 Italy Francesco Ascani 6 4 5 7 28
6 Italy Leonardo Baccarelli 8 Ret 4 5 21
7 Italy Massimo Pigoli Ret 2 15
8 Italy Alessandro Battaglin 5 6 9 15
9 Colombia Steven Goldstein 8 4 13
10 Italy Mauro Cesari 3 12
11 Italy Maurizio Strada 5 7 12
12 Italy Andrea Pagliai 4 11
13 Italy Mauro Simoncini 6 7
14 Italy Fabrizio Fede 7 4
15 Italy Moreno Petrini 8 3
16 Italy Alessandro Cicognani 9 2
17 Italy Roberto Benedetti DNS 0
Germany Sascha Bert Ret 0
Spain María de Villota DNS 0
Pos Driver VAL
Italy
MUG
Italy
MNZ
Italy
VNC
Spain
 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)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

International Superstars Series – Teams[edit]

Position Team Points
1 CAAL Racing 157
2 Millenium Team 49
3 Habitat Racing 28
4 Ferlito Motors 19
5 Lanza Motorsport 19
6 Racing4You 16
7 Speedstar Team 15
8 GASS Racing 15
9 Santucci Motorsport 4
10 Maurer Motorsport 0

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