2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain

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2013 Porsche Carrera Cup GB season
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The 2013 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain is a multi-event, one make motor racing championship held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, competing in Porsche 911 GT3 cars that conform to the technical regulations for the championship. It is a multi class championship, with drivers grouped based on their ability and experience into three classes: Professional, Professional-Amateur 1 (Pro-Am 1) and Professional-Amateur 2 (Pro-Am 2).[1] It forms part of the extensive program of support categories built up around the BTCC centrepiece.

This season will be the eleventh Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain. The season will commence on 31 March at Brands Hatch – on the circuit's Indy configuration – and will conclude on 13 October at the same venue, utilising the Grand Prix circuit, after twenty races to be held at ten meetings, all in support of the 2013 British Touring Car Championship.

Entry list[edit]

Team No. Driver Class Rounds
Samsung Smart Motorsport[2] 1 United Kingdom Michael Meadows[2] All
11 United Kingdom Richard Kent[2] 1–3
24 United Kingdom James Birch 4–10
Celtic Speed[3] 4 United Kingdom Steven Brewster PA1 9
44 United Kingdom George Brewster PA1 1–2, 5–7, 10
45 United Kingdom Rory Butcher[3] All
Redline Racing 7 United Kingdom Dean Stoneman[4] 1–7, 9–10
10 South Africa Kyle Barnes PA1 1
12 United Kingdom George Wright PA2 5
19 United Kingdom Dan De Zille[5] 1
PA1 2–10
25 Spain Víctor Jiménez PA1 All
29 Turkey Yücel Özbek PA1 1, 3
99 United Kingdom Keith Webster[6] PA1 6
Juta Racing 8 Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis All
Team Parker Racing[7] 17 Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard PA1 2
22 United Kingdom Justin Sherwood PA1 10
23 United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd[7] All
36 Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard PA1 2, 4
IN2 Racing
Goff Racing
59 United Kingdom Will Goff PA2 2, 6
Parr Motorsport[8] 95 United Kingdom Pete Smallwood[8] PA2 1–2, 4, 9
Icon Class
PA1 Pro-Am 1
PA2 Pro-Am 2

Race calendar and results[edit]

On 29 August 2012, the British Touring Car Championship announced the race calendar for the 2013 season, for all of the series competing on the TOCA package.[9]

Circuits for the 2013 season
Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Brands Hatch
(Indy Circuit, Kent)
31 March United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Redline Racing
R2 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Redline Racing
2 R3 Donington Park
(National Circuit, Leicestershire)
21 April United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
R4 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
3 R5 Thruxton Circuit
(Hampshire)
5 May United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Rory Butcher United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd Team Parker Racing
R6 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
4 R7 Oulton Park
(Island Circuit, Cheshire)
9 June United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
R8 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
5 R9 Croft Circuit
(North Yorkshire)
23 June United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Redline Racing
R10 United Kingdom Michael Meadows Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis Juta Racing
6 R11 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit
(300 Circuit, Norfolk)
4 August United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis Juta Racing
R12 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis Juta Racing
7 R13 Knockhill Racing Circuit
(Fife)
25 August United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
R14 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
8 R15 Rockingham Motor Speedway
(International Super Sports Car Circuit, Northamptonshire)
15 September United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd United Kingdom Rory Butcher United Kingdom Rory Butcher Celtic Speed
R16 United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Rory Butcher Celtic Speed
9 R17 Silverstone Circuit
(National Circuit, Northamptonshire)
29 September United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Michael Meadows Samsung Smart Motorsport
R18 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Dean Stoneman United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Redline Racing
10 R19 Brands Hatch
(Grand Prix Circuit, Kent)
13 October United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd United Kingdom Rory Butcher Celtic Speed
R20 United Kingdom Michael Meadows United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd United Kingdom Dean Stoneman Redline Racing

Championship standings[edit]

Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. Pts
1 United Kingdom Michael Meadows 2 9 1 1 6 1 1 1 3 Ret 5 2 1 1 DSQ 4 1 2 3 6 325
2 Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis 3 2 2 3 2 3 9 5 4 1 1 1 4 9 2 3 5 3 2 5 310
3 United Kingdom Rory Butcher 4 4 4 6 Ret 7 4 3 2 Ret 3 3 2 8 1 1 3 4 1 3 266
4 United Kingdom Daniel Lloyd Ret 3 13 4 1 2 2 2 6 Ret 4 Ret 3 2 Ret 2 2 5 4 2 249
5 United Kingdom Dean Stoneman 1 1 3 2 3 Ret 5 4 1 DSQ 2 4 8 3 4 1 Ret 1 231
6 Spain Víctor Jiménez 5 7 7 9 4 5 6 8 5 3 7 7 Ret 7 3 5 7 7 5 Ret 194
7 United Kingdom Dan de Zille 7 6 10 8 5 8 7 7 9 Ret Ret 5 6 5 4 6 6 Ret Ret 4 160
8 United Kingdom George Brewster 8 10 8 12 8 2 10 10 7 6 8 7 100
9 United Kingdom James Birch Ret 9 7 Ret 6 6 5 4 DSQ 7 Ret 6 7 Ret 90
10 United Kingdom Richard Kent 6 5 6 5 7 4 67
11 Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard 5 7 3 6 47
12 United Kingdom Pete Smallwood 11 Ret 11 13 8 10 9 8 42
13 United Kingdom Will Goff 9 11 9 9 26
14 Turkey Yücel Özbek 9 Ret 8 6 25
15 United Kingdom George Wright 10 4 20
16 United Kingdom Justin Sherwood 6 8 18
17 United Kingdom Keith Webster 8 8 16
18 United Kingdom Steven Brewster 8 9 15
19 South Africa Kyle Barnes 10 8 14
20 Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard 12 10 10
Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. Pts

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Classification". Porsche GB. Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "SAMSUNG SMART MOTORSPORT TEAM TO ENTER THE PORSCHE CARRERA CUP" (PDF). InterGTM (Interstate). 11 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Celtic Speed gears up for Carrera Cup GB". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 4 January 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Elizalde, Pablo (22 February 2013). "Dean Stoneman to make racing return in Porsche Carrera Cup". Autosport (Haymarket Publications). Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  5. ^ Surgay, Tom (2 March 2013). "De Zille joins Carrera Cup GB with Redline Racing". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 2 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Chappelhow, Melissa (6 March 2013). "Webster To Take On Pro-Am2". BTCC Crazy (James Mappin). Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  7. ^ a b "Lloyd and Team Parker Racing bid for Carrera Cup title". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 7 January 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  8. ^ a b "Smallwood confirms Carrera Cup GB campaign". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 16 November 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "BTCC issues 2013 race dates". British Touring Car Championship (TOCA). 29 August 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012.