2009 British Formula Ford season

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2009 British Formula Ford
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The 2009 British Formula Ford season was the 34th season of the British Formula Ford Championship. It began on April 13 at Oulton Park's Easter Monday meeting and ended on October 4 at Castle Combe Circuit after 9 rounds and 25 races, all held in the United Kingdom. James Cole won the series, taking seven race victories with team Jamun Racing to finish 47 points ahead of Josef Newgarden in the final standings.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No Driver Class Chassis Rounds
United Kingdom Jamun Racing 2 United Kingdom James Cole C Mygale SJ09 All
3 United Kingdom Josh Hill C Mygale SJ09 All
4 Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna C Mygale SJ09 All
99 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer C Mygale SJ09 2, 5–9
United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport 5 Brazil Fabio Gamberini S Van Diemen LA07 All
6 United Kingdom Ben Barker C Van Diemen LA08 All
7 United Kingdom Garry Findlay C Van Diemen LA08 All
9 Republic of Ireland Peter Barrable C Van Diemen LA08 1–3
55 United Kingdom Rory Butcher G Van Diemen LA08 3
57 United Kingdom Gavin Halls G Van Diemen LA08 4
United Kingdom Kevin Mills Racing 10 United Kingdom Alex Jones C Spectrum 011C All
11 United Kingdom Daniel Cammish S Spectrum 011C 1–7, 9
12 Australia Daniel Erickson C Spectrum 011C All
United Kingdom DW Racing 13 United Kingdom Darelle Wilson S Ray GR 08 1
23 United Kingdom Josh Benson S Ray GRS 06/07 3–4
26 United Kingdom Greg Roffe S Ray GRS 06/07 7–9
36 United Kingdom Luke Williams S Ray GR 08 8
United Kingdom Raysport 14 India Zaamin Jaffer S Ray GR 08 All
15 United Kingdom Tristan Mingay S Ray GR 08 6–9
United Kingdom GV Racing 16 Spain Jordi Cunill C Mygale SJ08 All
30 United Kingdom Josh Benson S Mygale SJ08 5–9
99 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer C Mygale SJ09 3–4
United Kingdom JTR 17 Netherlands Liroy Stuart C Mygale SJ09 1–8
21 United States Josef Newgarden C Mygale SJ09 All
46 United Kingdom Jake Green S Mygale SJ09 7, 9
United Kingdom Minister International 19 United Kingdom Dan de Zille C Mygale SJ10 All
United Kingdom Enigma Motorsport 25 United Kingdom Jason Mills S Mygale SJ06/07 1–2
51 France Philippe Layac G Mygale SJ07 2, 5
58 United Kingdom Linton Stuteley G Mygale SJ07 9
United Kingdom Wrensport 28 United Kingdom Kieran Vernon S Spirit WL06 All
United Kingdom Williams Racing 36 United Kingdom Luke Williams S Ray GR 08 1–2, 4–5
United Kingdom InterMotorsport 44 United Kingdom Mark Harper S Van Diemen LA07 1–2, 4–8
54 United Kingdom Marcus Weller G Van Diemen LA07 2, 4
Privateer 53 United Kingdom Richard Huddart G Ray GR 06/07 3–4
56 United Kingdom Joe Tanner G Aquila FD08 3
United Kingdom Aquila Racing 58 Brazil Nicolas Costa G Aquila FD1 09 4
Finland LMS Racing 77 Finland Antti Buri S MTEC FD09 1–2, 4–7
United Kingdom Getem Racing 88 Netherlands Rogier de Wit C Mygale SJ07 All
89 United Kingdom Jason Down C Mygale SJ07 7
United Kingdom Juno 59 United Kingdom Felix Fisher G Juno JA08 7–9
99 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer C Juno JA09 1
Icon Class
C Championship
S Scholarship
G Guest

Race calendar and results[edit]

All races held in United Kingdom.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R1 Oulton Park 11 April United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 13 April United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Garry Findlay United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R3 United Kingdom Garry Findlay United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
2 R1 Rockingham Motor Speedway 30 May United Kingdom Daniel Cammish United Kingdom James Cole United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R2 31 May United Kingdom James Cole United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R3 Netherlands Rogier de Wit United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
3 R1 Knockhill Racing Circuit 13 June United Kingdom Ben Barker United Kingdom Garry Findlay United Kingdom Ben Barker United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport
R2 14 June United Kingdom Alex Jones United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Garry Findlay United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport
R3 Australia Daniel Erickson United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom GV Racing
4 R1 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit 4 July United States Josef Newgarden United States Josef Newgarden United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R2 5 July United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom James Cole United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R3 United Kingdom James Cole Spain Jordi Cunill United Kingdom GV Racing
5 R1 Donington Park 18 July Australia Daniel Erickson United States Josef Newgarden Australia Daniel Erickson United Kingdom Kevin Mills Racing
R2 19 July Australia Daniel Erickson United States Josef Newgarden United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R3 United Kingdom Ben Barker United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Jamun Racing
6 R1 Silverstone Circuit 15 August Australia Daniel Erickson Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Jamun Racing/Sterling Motorsport
R2 16 August United States Josef Newgarden Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R3 United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
7 R1 Brands Hatch Indy 5 September United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom James Cole United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R2 6 September United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Josh Hill United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
R3 United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
8 R1 Brands Hatch GP 20 September United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Garry Findlay United Kingdom James Cole United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 United States Josef Newgarden United States Josef Newgarden United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing
9 R1 Castle Combe Circuit 3 October United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United States Josef Newgarden United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Jamun Racing/Sterling Motorsport
R2 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer United Kingdom Jamun Racing/Sterling Motorsport

Championship standings[edit]

Points are awarded to the drivers as follows:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 PP/FL
Points 30 27 25 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 1

Best 23 scores must be dropped towards the championship.

  • T. Pts – points if all races counted.
  • Drop – two dropped scores.
  • Pts – best 23 scores.
  • S. Pts – Scholarship championship points, best 23 scores.

Championship Class[edit]

Pos Driver OUL ROC KNO SNE DON SIL BHI BHGP CAS Total Drop Pts
1 United Kingdom James Cole 1 1 2 2 1 1 5 3 6 2 2 4 DNS 2 5 4 5 1 3 2 1 1 5 4 9 609 12 597
2 United States Josef Newgarden Ret 3 1 1 5 3 14 5 5 1 1 3 2 1 2 Ret 1 16 1 1 5 DSQ 1 2 2 550 550
3 United Kingdom Garry Findlay 2 2 3 3 4 4 6 1 2 4 5 5 DNS 4 4 3 4 Ret Ret 3 2 4 8 Ret 3 493 493
4 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer 5 8 10 6 6 5 4 9 1 5 6 2 5 6 1 1 Ret 3 5 6 7 Ret 7 1 1 485 485
5 Australia Daniel Erickson 10 9 9 7 7 8 DSQ 2 Ret 3 8 12 1 3 6 5 2 6 4 5 10 Ret 3 7 4 410 410
6 United Kingdom Daniel Cammish 3 4 4 4 3 6 2 6 4 6 4 6 4 9 8 9 6 7 12 11 12 Ret 7 388 388
7 Netherlands Rogier de Wit 7 5 5 5 2 2 8 Ret 10 Ret 12 Ret 15 13 9 16 7 4 2 4 4 3 2 Ret 10 353 353
8 United Kingdom Ben Barker 6 Ret 12 Ret Ret 10 1 DNS 9 14 20 9 6 5 11 18 9 5 9 7 Ret 5 10 6 5 272 272
9 Netherlands Liroy Stuart 4 6 6 9 10 13 10 14 11 9 9 8 11 Ret 10 13 13 8 6 Ret 6 2 4 271 271
10 Republic of Ireland Patrick McKenna 11 Ret 13 11 Ret 14 7 4 Ret 7 3 7 13 16 3 2 3 2 7 Ret Ret Ret 6 Ret 12 270 270
11 United Kingdom Josh Hill Ret 7 8 Ret 9 7 9 8 7 Ret 13 15 8 17 7 10 11 Ret Ret Ret 3 6 9 3 6 257 257
12 Spain Jordi Cunill Ret Ret DNS 10 8 9 3 Ret 3 8 7 1 7 7 12 8 18 11 10 Ret DNS 7 16 11 11 253 253
13 United Kingdom Alex Jones 12 Ret Ret 8 11 12 Ret Ret 8 Ret 10 10 3 10 13 6 8 Ret 8 Ret Ret 9 12 Ret 8 188 188
14 United Kingdom Kieran Vernon 9 10 11 12 12 16 13 7 Ret 15 14 11 9 18 16 11 14 18 20 8 Ret 11 15 9 16 149 149
15 Brazil Fabio Gamberini Ret Ret 14 14 13 11 12 Ret Ret 10 15 13 10 8 14 12 10 10 16 13 8 10 14 Ret 18 132 132
16 United Kingdom Josh Benson 17 11 15 17 Ret Ret Ret 11 15 7 12 12 Ret 9 9 8 13 8 13 119 119
17 United Kingdom Dan de Zille 14 14 16 21 20 20 15 Ret Ret Ret 21 16 12 12 19 Ret 15 9 11 12 Ret Ret Ret 10 17 71 71
18 India Zaamin Jaffer 16 11 Ret 22 19 Ret 18 12 14 19 17 19 14 Ret 17 15 17 14 14 Ret 16 12 17 12 Ret 58 58
19 Republic of Ireland Peter Barrable 8 12 7 15 15 19 19 15 13 51 51
20 Finland Antti Buri 13 15 15 13 Ret DNS 12 18 Ret 19 14 18 14 16 13 13 Ret 14 42 42
21 United Kingdom Luke Williams 17 16 Ret 19 16 21 13 19 14 16 Ret Ret 13 Ret 21 21
22 United Kingdom Mark Harper 19 17 18 20 21 Ret Ret 22 20 18 Ret Ret Ret 19 15 17 16 17 16 Ret 18 18
23 United Kingdom Tristan Mingay 17 20 17 19 17 15 15 18 Ret 19 13 13
24 United Kingdom Jake Green 15 14 13 Ret 14 13 13
25 United Kingdom Jason Mills 15 13 17 18 17 18 8 8
26 United Kingdom Greg Roffe 21 18 18 Ret DNS DNS 20 4 4
27 United Kingdom Darelle Wilson 18 Ret Ret 1 1
Guest drivers ineligible for points
United Kingdom Felix Fisher Ret 10 11 Ret DNS 5 15 0 0
United Kingdom Joe Tanner 16 10 12 0 0
United Kingdom Rory Butcher 11 Ret 16 0 0
United Kingdom Gavin Halls 11 11 17 0 0
United Kingdom Linton Stuteley 14 11 0 0
United Kingdom Richard Huddart Ret 13 17 Ret Ret Ret 0 0
France Phillipe Layac 16 14 15 17 15 20 0 0
United Kingdom Jason Down 18 15 Ret 0 0
Brazil Nicolas Costa 16 DNS DNS 0 0
United Kingdom Marcus Weller 17 18 17 18 16 18 0 0
Pos Driver OUL ROC KNO SNE DON SIL BHI BHGP CAS Total Drop 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)

Scholarship Class[edit]

Pos Driver OUL ROC KNO SNE DON SIL BHI BHGP CAS Pts
1 United Kingdom Daniel Cammish 3 4 4 4 3 6 2 6 4 6 4 6 4 9 8 9 6 7 12 11 12 Ret 7 645
2 United Kingdom Kieran Vernon 9 10 11 12 12 16 14 7 Ret 15 14 11 9 18 16 11 14 18 20 8 Ret 11 15 9 16 561
3 Brazil Fabio Gamberini Ret Ret 14 14 13 11 13 Ret Ret 10 15 13 10 8 14 12 10 10 16 13 8 10 14 Ret 18 510
4 India Zaamin Jaffer 16 11 Ret 22 19 Ret 19 12 14 19 17 19 14 Ret 17 15 17 14 14 Ret 16 12 17 12 Ret 410
5 United Kingdom Josh Benson 18 11 15 17 Ret Ret Ret 11 15 7 12 12 Ret 9 9 8 13 8 13 392
6 United Kingdom Dan de Zille 14 14 16 21 20 20 16 Ret Ret Ret 21 16 12 12 19 Ret 15 9 11 12 Ret Ret Ret 10 17 385
7 United Kingdom Mark Harper 18 17 18 20 21 Ret Ret 22 20 18 Ret Ret Ret 19 15 17 16 17 16 228
8 United Kingdom Luke Williams 17 16 Ret 19 16 21 13 19 14 16 Ret Ret 13 201
9 United Kingdom Tristan Mingay 17 20 17 19 17 15 15 18 Ret 19 138
10 United Kingdom Jason Mills 15 13 17 18 17 18 88
11 United Kingdom Jake Green 15 14 13 Ret 14 70
12 United Kingdom Greg Roffe 21 18 18 Ret DNS DNS 20 52
13 United Kingdom Darelle Wilson 18 Ret Ret 16
Pos Driver OUL ROC KNO SNE DON SIL BHI BHGP CAS Pts

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