2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship season

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2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship season
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Richard Göransson won the championship by seven points.

The 2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship season was the 13th Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) season.

Drivers[edit]

These were the STCC entries for the 2008 season. Entrants with numbers 90 and above also competed in the privateer competition known as Semcon Cup.

Team Car No. Drivers Class Rounds
Sweden WestCoast Racing / BMW Dealer Team BMW 320si E90 1 Sweden Fredrik Ekblom D All
6 Sweden Robin Rudholm D All
Sweden Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing Volvo C30 2 Sweden Robert Dahlgren D All
9 Norway Tommy Rustad D 1-8,10-11
Sweden Flash Engineering BMW 320si E90 3 Sweden Richard Göransson D All
5 Sweden Jan "Flash" Nilsson D All
Sweden Honda Racing Honda Accord Euro R 4 Sweden Thed Björk D All
7 Sweden Tomas Engström D All
Sweden Nordic Fine Art SEAT León 8 Sweden Roger Eriksson D All
Sweden Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4 14 Sweden Tommy Kristoffersson D 1-4,8-11
15 Russia Alexander Lvov D 2-3,6-7,9-11
Sweden CMS Team Sweden Audi A4 17 Sweden Andreas Simonsen D 5
Sweden MA:GP Alfa Romeo 156 20 Sweden Mattias Andersson D All
Sweden IPS Motorsport Peugeot 308 21 Sweden Johan Stureson D All
Sweden Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden Chevrolet Lacetti 22 Norway Thomas Schie D All
Sweden Elgh Motorsport BMW 320si E90 28 Sweden Carl Rosenblad D 1-2,5,7,9,11
Sweden Brovallen Motorsport Mercedes C200 90 Sweden Tobias Johansson S 1,3-11
Sweden Team Caliber BMW 320i E46 93 Sweden Dick Sahlén S All
Sweden Team Nya Åkeriet Örebro BMW 320i E46 94 Sweden Mikael Eklund S 7
Sweden Huggare Racing BMW 320i E46 96 Sweden Viktor Huggare S 1-5,7,11
Sweden BMS Event BMW 320i E46 97 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg S 1-2,5-11
Sweden Tysslinge Racing BMW 320i E46 95 Sweden Tobias Tegelby S 4
Sweden Brandt Racing Volvo S60 99 Sweden Ronnie Brandt S 4,11
Icon Class
D Drivers' Championship
S Semcon Cup

Race Calendar[edit]

The calendar for the 2008 season were as follows:[1]

Round Circuit Date
1 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 20 April
2 Sweden Sturup Raceway 4 May
3 Sweden Mantorp Park 18 May
4 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 1 June
5 Sweden Göteborg City Race 14 June
6 Sweden Sturup Raceway 29 June
7 Sweden Falkenbergs Motorbana 13 July
8 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 17 August
9 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 31 August
10 Norway Vålerbanen 14 September
11 Sweden Mantorp Park (Grande Finale) 28 September

Results and standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

The drivers' championship 2008 was won by Richard Göransson.[2]

Pos. Driver KNU
Sweden
STU
Sweden
MAN
Sweden
KAR
Sweden
GÖT
Sweden
STU
Sweden
FAL
Sweden
KAR
Sweden
KNU
Sweden
VÅL
Norway
MAN
Sweden
Pts
1 Sweden Richard Göransson 1 5 6 1 9 1 4 3 1 3 6 67
2 Sweden Fredrik Ekblom 2 1 3 Ret 3 5 1 2 9 12 2 60
3 Sweden Thed Björk 9 3 1 6 1 3 Ret 1 7 5 3 57
4 Sweden Robin Rudholm 3 4 5 2 6 4 2 9 2 8 14 48
5 Sweden Robert Dahlgren Ret 13 4 5 Ret 13 7 5 3 1 1 41
6 Sweden Jan "Flash" Nilsson 6 7 7 3 7 7 6 8 5 6 10 28
7 Norway Thomas Schie 8 Ret 8 4 2 8 15 Ret 8 4 5 26
8 Sweden Tomas Engström 4 10 16 Ret 4 6 9 Ret 4 7 8 21
9 Norway Tommy Rustad 10 Ret 2 Ret 5 10 5 6 DSQ Ret 19
10 Sweden Johan Stureson Ret 6 10 Ret Ret 2 8 7 Ret Ret 4 19
11 Sweden Mattias Andersson 5 2 Ret 10 DNS 14 12 4 Ret DNS 11 17
12 Sweden Roger Eriksson 7 Ret 11 8 Ret 9 Ret 11 Ret 2 7 13
13 Sweden Carl Rosenblad DSQ 8 10 3 Ret 18 7
14 Sweden Tommy Kristoffersson Ret 9 9 9 10 6 Ret 17 3
15 Sweden Tobias Johansson 11 12 7 8 12 10 12 10 9 9 3
16 Sweden Dick Sahlén 12 12 13 11 12 11 13 14 11 13 12 0
17 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg 13 Ret 13 Ret Ret 13 Ret 11 15 0
18 Sweden Viktor Huggare Ret 11 14 12 Ret 11 13 0
19 Russia Alexander Lvov Ret 15 Ret Ret 12 10 Ret 0
20 Sweden Ronnie Brandt Ret 16 0
21 Sweden Andreas Simonsen 11 0
22 Sweden Tobias Tegelby 13 0
23 Sweden Mikael Eklund 14 0
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)

Teams' Championship[edit]

Pos Team Pts
1 West Coast Racing / BMW Dealer Team 108
2 Flash Engineering 96
3 Honda Racing 78
4 Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing 60
5 Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden 26
6 IPS Motorsport 19
7 MA:GP / Alfa Romeo 17
8 Nordic Fine Art 14
9 Elgh Motorsport 7
10 KMS - Kristofferson Motorsport 4

Manufacturers' Championship[edit]

Pos Manufactures Pts
1 BMW 139
2 Honda 93
3 Volvo 72
4 Chevrolet 38
5 Peugeot 24
6 Alfa Romeo 22
7 Seat 20
8 Audi 17

Semcon Cup[edit]

Pos Driver Team Pts
1 Tobias Johansson MB Sport 98
2 Dick Sahlén Team Caliber 84
3 Viktor Huggare Huggare Racing 36
4 Joakim Ahlberg BMS Event 33
5 Mikael Eklund Team Nya Åkeriet Örebro 5
6 Tobias Tegelby Tysslinge Racing 5
7 Ronnie Brandt Brandt Racing 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "STCC: 2008 calendar released with street race". TouringCarTimes. Retrieved 2010-01-10. [dead link]
  2. ^ "STCC Förarmästerskap 2008". STCC. Retrieved 2010-01-06. 

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