Copa Fiat Brasil
|Category||One-make by Fiat|
|Last Drivers' champion||Cacá Bueno|
|Last Teams' champion||GT Competições|
Copa Fiat Brasil previously known as Trofeo Linea Brasil was a one-make racing series by Fiat based in Brazil which uses the Fiat Linea model. The category was founded in 2010 by Felipe Massa and his family and ended in 2012. The series was organized in collaboration with the Confederação Brasileira de Automobilismo (CBA), RM Racing Events and Carlinhos Romagnolli Promoções e Eventos.
Large Brazilian drivers competed in the championship; Cacá Bueno, Christian Fittipaldi, Ricardo Maurício, Thiago Camilo, Allam Khodair, Clemente de Faria, Jr., Hoover Orsi, Giuliano Losacco and Marcos Gomes, mingling with drivers victorious in the regional championships. In 2012 the category was renamed to Copa Fiat Brasil.
The car was Fiat Linea prepared for competition. The FPT 1.4 16v turbo – 210cv is the final speed above 200km/h. The transmission has six forward speeds with sequential shift mechanism. Pirelli is the single tyre supplier for the championship.
Drivers have a three free patrice session of 30-minute and 1-hour. On Saturday drivers have a qualifying session. The qualifying session decides the grid order for first race.
On second race, the grid is decided by the first result with top 8 being reversed, so the driver who finished 8th on first race will start from pole position and the winner will start from 8th place.
|Copa Fiat Brasil points system|
|2010||Trofeo Linea Brasil||Cacá Bueno||GT Competições|
|2011||Trofeo Linea Brasil||Cacá Bueno||GT Competições|
|2012||Copa Fiat Brasil||Cacá Bueno||GT Competições|
|Cacá Bueno||1st (2010, 2011, 2012)||13|
|André Bragantini||2nd (2010, 2012)||6|
|Popó Bueno||2nd (2011)||2|
|Christian Fittipaldi||3rd (2012)||3|
|Giuliano Losacco||3rd (2011)||3|
|Cesar Bonilha||4th (2012)||3|
|Alceu Feldmann||3rd (2010)||0|
|Allam Khodair||4th (2011)||1|
The circuits for the 2011 season are:
- Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo, SP
- Autódromo Internacional de Curitiba, Pinhais, PR
- Velopark, Nova Santa Rita, RS
- Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna, Goiânia, GO
- Autódromo Internacional Ayrton Senna, Londrina, PR
- Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, Brasília, DF
Former circuits in the Trofeo Linea Brasil championship include:
- Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (last race: 2010)
- Autódromo Internacional de Santa Cruz do Sul, Santa Cruz do Sul, RS (last race: 2010)
- CATALDI, Alberto. Fiat apresenta novas categorias de automobilismo Auto Esporte
- Racing Festival divulga pontuação, além de formato do grid para 2ª prova iG Esporte