2011 Formula Renault BARC season

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2011 Formula Renault BARC season
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The Protyre 2011 Formula Renault BARC season was the 17th Formula Renault BARC Championship. The season began at Donington Park on 23 April and ended on 16 October at Silverstone, after twelve rounds held in England.

Teams and drivers[edit]

2011 Entry List
Team No. Driver Rounds
Hillspeed 1 United Kingdom Howard Fuller[1] All
9 India Zaamin Jaffer[2] All
33 United Kingdom Sean Walkinshaw[3] All
Fortec Motorsport 2 United Kingdom Archie Hamilton[4] All
4 United Kingdom Kieran Vernon[5] 1–4
United Kingdom James Theodore 6
5 United Kingdom Josh Webster[5] All
25 Spain Victor Jiminez[6] All
KG Motorsport 6 United Kingdom Anton Spires 6
Antel Motorsport 7 United Kingdom Callum Bowyer[3] All
8 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli[4] All
MGR Motorsport 14 United Kingdom Matt Mason[7] All
23 United Kingdom Russell Danzey[7] 1–3
United Kingdom Luke Wright[8] 4
28 United Kingdom Andrew Jarman 6
43 United Kingdom David Wagner[9] All
JWA Racing 17 United Kingdom Tom Walker[10] All
RPD Motorsport 18 United Kingdom Steven Durrant[3] All
SWB Motorsport 26 United Kingdom Macaulay Walsh[9] 1–3
27 United Kingdom Jack Dex[9] All
28 United Kingdom Andrew Jarman[7] 1–4
29 South Africa Raoul Owens[3] All
Scorpio Motorsport 35 United Kingdom Hector Hurst[7] All
77 Iran Kourosh Khani All
MTECH Lite 36 United Kingdom James Thorp[3] All
99 United Kingdom James Theodore 3
National College for Motorsport 41 United Kingdom Max Robinson 6
Daytona Motorsport 55 Russia Ivan Taranov[3] All

Calendar[edit]

The series will form part of the BARC club racing meetings. The final round at Silverstone will be part of the British Touring Car Championship meeting.[2] On 3 March, a non-championship round was announced, to be held at Zandvoort, supporting the Masters of Formula 3 event and racing alongside the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup.[11] Only Hillspeed took cars to the event. All rounds held in United Kingdom

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Donington Park (National) 24 April United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Josh Webster Fortec Motorsport
R2 United Kingdom James Thorp United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom James Thorp MTECH Lite
2 R3 Brands Hatch (Indy) 15 May United Kingdom Kieran Vernon United Kingdom Kieran Vernon United Kingdom Kieran Vernon Fortec Motorsport
R4 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Spain Victor Jiminez United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Antel Motorsport
3 R5 Oulton Park (Island) 28 May United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Josh Webster Fortec Motorsport
R6 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Iran Kourosh Khani Scorpio Motorsport
4 R7 Croft Circuit 24 July United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom James Thorp United Kingdom James Thorp MTECH Lite
R8 United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Antel Motorsport
5 R9 Thruxton Circuit 3 September United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Antel Motorsport
R10 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli Antel Motorsport
6 R11 Silverstone (National) 15 October United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Josh Webster United Kingdom Josh Webster Fortec Motorsport
R12 16 October United Kingdom Matt Mason United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli United Kingdom Matt Mason MGR Motorsport

Championship standings[edit]

Pos Driver DON BRH OUL CRO THR SIL Points
1 United Kingdom Dino Zamparelli 4 8 6 1 Ret 3 2 1 1 1 3 3 295
2 United Kingdom Josh Webster 1 Ret 2 5 1 2 Ret 2 3 3 1 2 286
3 United Kingdom James Thorp 2 1 10 2 6 DSQ 1 6 2 7 7 5 238
4 Iran Kourosh Khani 15 Ret 4 3 4 1 3 5 9 5 DSQ 7 200
5 United Kingdom Archie Hamilton 6 3 3 6 3 8 Ret 3 Ret 6 2 Ret 196
6 United Kingdom Matt Mason 8 9 9 7 Ret 6 8 15 4 2 9 1 186
7 United Kingdom Kieran Vernon 10 2 1 Ret 2 4 17 4 149
8 United Kingdom Steven Durrant 3 4 8 4 11 Ret Ret Ret 5 4 21 9 147
9 United Kingdom Howard Fuller Ret 5 5 8 Ret 10 6 12 8 9 8 10 143
10 United Kingdom Callum Bowyer 19 Ret 11 14 5 Ret 5 8 7 Ret 4 6 129
11 United Kingdom David Wagner 12 7 12 11 Ret 12 10 10 6 Ret 16 4 120
12 India Zaamin Jaffer 7 14 7 9 7 9 13 14 Ret 10 15 13 119
13 United Kingdom Hector Hurst 5 13 Ret 12 Ret 14 9 9 Ret 8 5 8 116
14 Russia Ivan Taranov 11 11 15 16 10 Ret Ret 16 10 12 11 14 84
15 United Kingdom Jack Dex 14 16 16 17 12 13 11 11 Ret 11 10 17 83
16 Spain Victor Jiminez 13 6 Ret 15 Ret DNS 7 13 Ret DNS 20 15 65
17 United Kingdom Tom Walker Ret 15 17 18 13 16 16 18 12 13 14 19 60
18 United Kingdom Russell Danzey 9 Ret 13 10 9 11 53
19 United Kingdom James Theodore Ret 5 6 11 48
20 United Kingdom Andrew Jarman 18 10 Ret DNS 8 15 12 Ret 17 21 47
21 South Africa Raoul Owens Ret 12 14 19 Ret Ret 14 17 11 Ret 19 18 44
22 United Kingdom Sean Walkinshaw 17 Ret Ret 20 14 Ret 15 19 13 14 18 20 39
23 United Kingdom Luke Wright 4 7 38
24 United Kingdom Macaulay Walsh 16 Ret Ret 13 Ret 7 29
25 United Kingdom Anton Spires 13 12 17
26 United Kingdom Max Robinson 12 16 14
Pos Driver DON BRH OUL CRO THR SIL 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paice, Simon (15 March 2011). "Fuller Stays With Hillspeed For 2011". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Protyre Formula Renault BARC Series to make BTCC appearance as 2011 calendar announced". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 24 December 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Second new team joins paddock as interest continues". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 27 January 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  4. ^ a b Turner, Kevin (ed.) (3 March 2011). "Zamparelli joins Antel for 2011 Formula Renault BARC title push". Autosport (Haymarket Publications) 203 (9): p. 79. "Zamparelli will partner karting graduate Callum Bowyer at Antel, while series returnee Archie Hamilton has defected from Antel to rival team Fortec." 
  5. ^ a b Turner, Kevin (ed.) (7 April 2011). "Vernon moves to Fortec". Autosport (Haymarket Publications) 204 (1): p. 80. 
  6. ^ "Zamparelli leads the way in first official Formula Renault BARC test". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 8 March 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011. "Fortec Motorsport’s latest signing Spaniard Victor Jiminez, 27, was also looking sharp with SWB Motorsport’s Raoul Owens, 16, and Hillspeed’s Sean Walkinshaw from Chipping Norton, also making steady progress." 
  7. ^ a b c d "Five new drivers sign for 2011 Protyre Formula Renault Series". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 18 February 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "Wright To Replace Danzey At MGR This Weekend". Michelin (Michelin Tyre PLC). 20 July 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  9. ^ a b c "Protyre BARC entry list climbs past 20 with three new signings". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 6 April 2011. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  10. ^ "Stop Press: Latest Signing". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 31 January 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2011. 
  11. ^ "Protyre BARC drivers gifted international race experience". Renaultsport UK (Renault Sport). 3 March 2011. Retrieved 10 March 2011. 

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