SEAT León Supercopa

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The SEAT León Supercopa is a one-make racing series, organised by SEAT Sport, the motorsport division of Spanish car manufacturer SEAT. It uses a modified version of the SEAT León road car, and championships are currently run in Spain, Germany, Italy and France. Championships have previously been run in the United Kingdom, Turkey and Hungary.

The original Mk1 Cupra R model.
The current SEAT León Supercopa car.

Car[edit]

The Supercopa originally used a car based on the Mk1 León Cupra R model. This was replaced for 2006 in Spain and Germany and 2007 in Britain by the Mk2 model.

Championships[edit]

Eurocup[edit]

Main article: SEAT León Eurocup

The SEAT León Eurocup began in 2008, supporting the World Touring Car Championship.

United Kingdom[edit]

SEAT introduced the championship to the UK in 2003 under the name SEAT Cupra Championship, as a support series for the British Touring Car Championship, which SEAT Sport UK would go on to enter in 2004. The series was very popular and produced future touring car winners such as Rob Huff, James Pickford and Mat Jackson. The series was ended at the end of 2008 due to SEAT UK's withdrawal from motorsport activities. Plans for an independent Supercopa Challenge to be held in the UK in 2009 were scrapped due to a lack of entries.

Spain[edit]

The Supercopa was started by SEAT Sport in Spain in 2002, ahead of the brand's move into the European Touring Car Championship for 2003. Oscar Nouges and Marc Carol have won the most championships in the series, both have driven in WTCC SUNREDs as well as the 2007 champion Jose Perez-Aircairt driving in WTCC.

Germany[edit]

The German series began in 2004, and continues to run today. Sebastian Stahl won the first edition, beating Peter Terting, who went on to race in the World Touring Car Championship for SEAT the following year.

Italy[edit]

The Trofeo León Supercopa began in 2008 as part of the Campionato Italiano Turismo Endurance series, and is run by SEAT Motorsport Italia.

France[edit]

The French Supercopa was run for the first time in 2010, and is organised by Oreca. It is supporting the FFSA GT Championship.

Mexico[edit]

Hungary[edit]

The Hungarian Seat Leon Supercopa started in 2007.

Champions[edit]

Year European Union Europe France France Germany Germany Italy Italy Spain Spain United Kingdom UK Mexico Mexico Hungary Hungary
2002 Andorra Joan Vinyes
2003 Spain Luis Miguel Reyes United Kingdom Robert Huff
2004 Germany Sebastian Stahl Spain Marc Carol United Kingdom James Pickford
2005 Germany Thomas Marschall Spain Oscar Nogués United Kingdom Tom Boardman
2006 Germany Florian Gruber Spain Oscar Nogués United Kingdom Mat Jackson
2007 Germany Thomas Marschall Spain José Manuel Pérez-Aicart United Kingdom Jonathan Adam Hungary Norbert Kiss
2008 Spain Oscar Nogués Denmark Nicki Thiim Italy Roberto Russo United Kingdom Tom Boardman United Kingdom Jonathan Adam Hungary Norbert Kiss
2009 Hungary Norbert Michelisz Germany Thomas Marschall Italy Luca Trevisol
Italy Matteo Zucchi
Spain Marc Carol Hungary Norbert Michelisz
2010 Hungary Gábor Wéber France Julien Briche Sweden Andreas Simonsen Italy Simone Iacone Spain Marc Carol Hungary Miklos Kazar
2011 France Gaël Castelli Germany Elia Erhart Mexico Ricardo Pérez de Lara Hungary Norbert Kiss
2012 Switzerland Jimmy Antunes Mexico Ricardo Pérez de Lara Hungary Norbert Nagy
2013 Mexico Ricardo Pérez de Lara
2014

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