2012 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season

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2012 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season
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The 2012 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC season is the seventh Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup season. The season began at Hockenheimring on 21 April and finished on 14 October at Spa, after 20 races at 8 events.

Drivers and teams[edit]

After the Formula Renault UK was cancelled for the 2012 season, British team Fortec Motorsports joined the Formula Renault 2.0 NEC with refugee Josh Hill and Intersteps champion Jake Dennis among its drivers, whereas Manor Competition followed with Jordan King.

Team No. Driver Rounds
Poland Inter Europol Competition[1] 2 Poland Jakub Śmiechowski[2] All
3 France Remi Kirchdörffer[2] All
4 Germany Lena Heun[3] 8
Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing[1] 5 Netherlands Pieter Schothorst[2] 1–2, 4–5
6 Spain Alex Riberas[2] 1–2, 5
7 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne[2] 1–2, 5
Germany SL Formula Racing[1] 8 Switzerland David Freiburghaus[2] 1–6
9 United States Robert Siska[2] 1–2, 5–6
41 Belgium Alessio Picariello 3–4, 6, 8
Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing[1] 10 Russia Roman Beregech[2] All
11 Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke[2] All
Finland PositionOne Motorsport[2] 14 Finland Leopold Ringbom[4] All
Belgium KTR[2] 16 Spain Victor Colomé[2] All
17 Japan Yu Kanamaru[2] All
18 Italy Ignazio D'Agosto[5] All
Belgium Speedlover[1] 20 Netherlands Frank Suntjens[2] All
Austria Interwetten.com Racing[1] 23 Thailand Sandy Stuvik[2] All
24 Sweden Victor Bouveng[2] 1–3, 5–8
France R Ace GP[2] 26 Netherlands Nyck de Vries[2] 1–2, 4–5, 8
27 France Pierre Gasly[2] 1–2, 5
28 France Andrea Pizzitola[2] 1–2, 4–5, 8
Netherlands Manor MP Motorsport[6] 30 United Kingdom Raoul Owens[3] 8
31 Sweden Kevin Kleveros 1
32 United Kingdom Jordan King[6] All
33 Netherlands Meindert van Buuren[7] All
34 Netherlands Steijn Schothorst[2] All
35 Thailand Tanart Sathienthirakul[2] All
36 Russia Alexey Chuklin[8] 1–3, 5–6
37 Austria Corinna Kamper[9] 5–6
Sweden Trackstar[2] 31 Sweden Kevin Kleveros[3] 2–8
48 Sweden Ronnie Lundströmer[2] 1–4, 6
Switzerland Daltec Racing[1] 37 Austria Corinna Kamper[2] 1–4
38 Germany Dennis Wüsthoff[2] All
39 Israel Rafael Danieli[2] 1
40 Italy Kevin Giovesi[2] 1
44 Switzerland Christof von Grünigen[2] 1–2, 5–6
67 Switzerland Kevin Jörg[3] 8
Czech Republic Krenek Motorsport[1] 42 Czech Republic Gabriela Jilkova[10] 6
43 Slovakia Richard Gonda[2] 1–3
45 Slovakia Christian Malcharek[10] 6
Italy One Racing 45 Poland Alex Bosak[9] 5
United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports[11] 52 United Kingdom Seb Morris[3] 8
53 Finland Mikko Pakari[2] 1–2, 4, 6, 8
54 United Arab Emirates Ed Jones[2] 1–2, 4, 6, 8
55 United Kingdom Josh Hill[12] All
56 United Kingdom Jake Dennis[12] All
57 United Kingdom Dan de Zille[12] All
58 India Shahaan Engineer[13] All
United Kingdom Mark Burdett Motorsport[2] 60 Brazil Gabriel Casagrande[2] 1, 3–8
61 Poland Tomasz Krzeminski[14] 7
62 Brazil Gustavo Lima 8
Italy Prema Powerteam[15] 63 Italy Luca Ghiotto[15] 8
64 Brazil Bruno Bonifacio[15] 8
United Kingdom Falcon Motorsport 65 South Africa Liam Venter[3] 8
Austria Sandro Luković 68 Austria Sandro Luković 8

Race calendar and results[edit]

The eight-event provisional calendar for the 2012 season was announced on 22 November 2011.[16] The Spa round was later moved to the end of the season.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Event
1 R1 Germany Hockenheimring 21 April Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing Preis der Stadt Stuttgart
R2 22 April Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports
R3 Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke Netherlands Nyck de Vries Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing
2 R1 Germany Nürburgring 22 June Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing VLN
R2 23 June Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing
3 R1 Germany Motorsport Arena Oschersleben 7 July Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke Netherlands Steijn Schothorst United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports Preis der Stadt Magdeburg
R2 United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports
R3 8 July Belgium Alessio Picariello United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports
4 R1 Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 4 August United Kingdom Jake Dennis Netherlands Steijn Schothorst United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports Gamma Racing Day
R2 5 August Netherlands Nyck de Vries Netherlands Nyck de Vries Netherlands Nyck de Vries France R Ace GP
5 R1 Austria Red Bull Ring 26 August Spain Alex Riberas Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Spain Alex Riberas Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing AvD
R2 Spain Alex Riberas United Kingdom Josh Hill Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing
6 R1 Czech Republic Autodrom Most 1 September United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports ADAC Truck Grand Prix
R2 2 September United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Jordan King Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing
R3 Finland Leopold Ringbom Finland Mikko Pakari Netherlands Steijn Schothorst Netherlands Manor MP Motorsport
7 R1 Netherlands Circuit Park Zandvoort 22 September Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports Trophy of the Dunes
R2 India Shahaan Engineer Netherlands Steijn Schothorst Netherlands Steijn Schothorst Netherlands Manor MP Motorsport
R3 23 September India Shahaan Engineer United Kingdom Jordan King United Kingdom Jordan King Netherlands Manor MP Motorsport
8 R1 Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 14 October Finland Mikko Pakari Belgium Alessio Picariello United Kingdom Josh Hill United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports Racing Festival
R2 Finland Mikko Pakari France Andrea Pizzitola Japan Yu Kanamaru Belgium KTR

Standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

  • Championship points were awarded on a 30, 24, 20, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 to the top 20 classified finishers in each race.
Pos Driver HOC
Germany
NÜR
Germany
OSC
Germany
ASS
Netherlands
RBR
Austria
MST
Czech Republic
ZAN
Netherlands
SPA
Belgium
Points
1 United Kingdom Jake Dennis 3 1 2 12 7 3 4 1 1 3 4 2 3 7 4 3 3 5 Ret 7 376
2 United Kingdom Jordan King 2 5 5 2 5 2 2 Ret 8 2 11 22 2 3 3 5 15 1 12 25 316
3 United Kingdom Josh Hill Ret 3 25 6 4 1 1 2 25 5 7 4 1 Ret 6 1 Ret 6 1 12 311
4 Netherlands Jeroen Slaghekke 6 11 7 14 13 5 6 4 7 10 10 12 16 1 11 2 Ret 4 13 21 241
5 Netherlands Steijn Schothorst 7 Ret Ret 13 10 4 21 3 6 7 9 Ret 5 21 1 18 1 16 11 9 212
6 Sweden Kevin Kleveros 5 12 6 29 8 11 5 8 Ret 4 21 20 9 4 Ret 9 5 7 6 28 196
7 India Shahaan Engineer 8 8 Ret 31 DNS 9 8 7 24 14 16 10 15 9 12 6 2 2 5 20 195
8 Brazil Gabriel Casagrande 26 29 15 7 13 5 12 12 3 8 8 2 5 7 Ret Ret 4 19 181
9 Belgium Stoffel Vandoorne 1 19 1 1 1 2 1 176
10 Netherlands Nyck de Vries 32 6 22 4 2 2 1 5 3 8 14 166
11 Netherlands Meindert van Buuren DNS 9 Ret 16 11 15 Ret 9 11 6 18 7 Ret 28 16 4 4 3 9 18 161
12 Finland Leopold Ringbom 11 15 9 Ret 12 17 9 23 Ret 25 13 16 6 5 9 8 10 14 7 27 154
13 France Andrea Pizzitola 4 2 3 9 3 3 Ret 8 Ret 10 17 141
14 Thailand Sandy Stuvik 10 10 Ret 11 DNS 8 7 6 20 13 14 11 7 23 22 11 Ret 10 16 23 140
15 Spain Alex Riberas 14 4 4 10 22 1 6 97
16 Japan Yu Kanamaru 23 Ret Ret DNS 21 10 12 20 13 17 20 15 21 13 20 Ret 7 Ret 17 1 97
17 Italy Ignazio D'Agosto 27 30 24 17 23 13 17 10 10 11 Ret 19 13 26 10 Ret 6 Ret Ret 16 89
18 Germany Dennis Wüsthoff 18 14 Ret 30 15 25 24 24 15 20 15 Ret 18 14 13 12 8 8 15 24 88
19 Spain Victor Colomé Ret Ret Ret 21 14 12 Ret DNS Ret 18 Ret Ret 14 8 7 Ret 11 Ret Ret 2 87
20 United Arab Emirates Ed Jones 33 25 13 8 DNS 5 8 10 18 8 25 15 85
21 Belgium Alessio Picariello 6 3 19 16 28 4 27 2 2 8 83
22 Sweden Victor Bouveng 13 22 11 28 16 16 Ret Ret 22 14 17 Ret Ret 16 9 12 22 4 82
23 France Pierre Gasly Ret 13 17 3 6 6 5 78
24 Finland Mikko Pakari 30 16 8 7 Ret 9 Ret 11 6 Ret Ret 13 75
25 Poland Jakub Śmiechowski 9 Ret 16 15 DNS 22 10 13 23 16 19 17 27 19 19 13 Ret 11 Ret 10 75
26 United Kingdom Dan de Zille NC 28 Ret 18 24 14 18 11 17 15 Ret 18 Ret 25 23 10 Ret 9 Ret 22 63
27 Thailand Tanart Sathienthirakul 21 20 12 24 17 21 14 14 14 21 Ret 24 20 12 14 14 Ret 15 20 32 60
28 Switzerland Christof von Grünigen 16 DNS 10 26 9 12 9 24 Ret Ret 49
29 Russia Roman Beregech 22 18 Ret 22 18 20 15 22 19 26 17 13 Ret 11 21 Ret 14 17 26 30 48
30 Netherlands Pieter Schothorst Ret Ret DNS 5 Ret 4 9 23 Ret 45
31 Netherlands Frank Suntjens 12 21 19 25 20 23 22 18 22 24 27 23 19 17 26 15 Ret DNS 24 5 44
32 Sweden Ronnie Lundströmer 15 Ret 18 20 28 18 11 16 18 19 23 16 18 41
33 Switzerland David Freiburghaus 17 Ret DNS 19 19 26 20 17 Ret 22 24 28 12 Ret 17 25
34 Russia Alexey Chuklin 31 Ret 20 23 29 Ret 16 25 25 Ret 25 10 15 23
35 Brazil Bruno Bonifacio 3 Ret 20
36 Austria Sandro Lukovic Ret 3 20
37 Poland Tomasz Krzeminski Ret 12 13 17
38 Slovakia Richard Gonda 24 24 14 DNS DNS DNS 19 15 15
39 Brazil Gustavo Lima Ret 6 15
40 Italy Kevin Giovesi 20 7 Ret 14
41 Switzerland Corinna Kamper 25 23 26 27 25 19 23 12 21 23 26 21 22 20 Ret 12
42 France Remi Kirchdörffer 29 26 23 32 26 24 Ret 21 26 27 29 27 28 24 24 17 13 Ret 27 31 12
43 United Kingdom Seb Morris 23 11 10
44 Italy Luca Ghiotto 14 Ret 7
45 Slovakia Christian Malcharek 26 15 Ret 6
46 Israel Rafael Danieli 19 17 Ret 5
47 Switzerland Kevin Jörg 18 29 3
48 United Kingdom Raoul Owens 19 33 2
49 United States Robert Siska 28 27 21 Ret 27 30 26 29 22 25 0
50 South Africa Liam Venter 21 Ret 0
51 Poland Alex Bosak 28 25 0
52 Germany Lena Heun Ret 26 0
53 Czech Republic Gabriela Jilkova Ret Ret 27 0
Pos Driver HOC
Germany
NÜR
Germany
OSC
Germany
ASS
Netherlands
RBR
Austria
MST
Czech Republic
ZAN
Netherlands
SPA
Belgium
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (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

Teams' Championship[edit]

Pos Driver HOC
Germany
NÜR
Germany
OSC
Germany
ASS
Netherlands
RBR
Austria
MST
Czech Republic
ZAN
Netherlands
SPA
Belgium
Points
1 United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports 3 1 2 6 4 1 1 1 1 3 4 2 1 6 4 1 2 2 1 7 471
2 Netherlands Manor MP Motorsport 2 5 5 2 5 2 2 3 6 2 9 7 2 3 1 4 1 1 9 9 404
3 Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing 6 11 7 14 13 5 6 4 7 10 10 12 16 1 11 2 14 4 13 21 248
4 Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing 1 4 1 1 1 4 9 1 1 226
5 France R Ace GP 4 2 3 3 2 2 1 5 3 8 14 215
6 United Kingdom Mark Burdett Motorsport 26 29 15 7 13 5 12 12 3 8 8 2 5 7 12 13 4 6 201
7 Austria Interwetten.com Racing 10 10 11 11 16 8 7 6 20 13 14 11 7 23 22 11 9 10 16 4 184
8 Sweden Trackstar 15 Ret 18 20 8 11 5 8 18 4 21 20 9 4 18 9 5 7 6 28 172
9 Belgium KTR 23 30 24 17 14 10 12 10 10 11 20 15 13 8 7 Ret 6 Ret 17 1 154
10 Finland PositionOne Motorsport 11 15 9 Ret 12 17 9 23 Ret 25 13 16 6 5 9 8 10 14 7 27 154
11 Switzerland Daltec Racing 16 7 10 26 9 19 23 12 15 20 12 9 18 14 13 12 8 8 15 24 140
12 Germany SL Formula Racing 17 27 21 19 19 6 3 17 16 22 24 26 4 22 2 2 8 130
13 Poland Inter Europol Competition 9 26 16 15 26 22 10 13 23 16 19 17 27 19 19 13 13 11 27 10 94
14 Belgium Speedlover 12 21 19 25 20 23 22 18 22 24 27 23 19 17 26 15 Ret DNS 24 5 43
15 Czech Republic Krenek Motorsport 24 24 14 DNS DNS DNS 19 15 26 15 27 21
16 Italy Prema Powerteam 3 Ret 20
17 Austria Sandro Luković Ret 3 20
18 United Kingdom Falcon Motorsport 21 Ret 0
Pos Driver HOC
Germany
NÜR
Germany
OSC
Germany
ASS
Netherlands
RBR
Austria
MST
Czech Republic
ZAN
Netherlands
SPA
Belgium
Points

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