1998 Euro Open by Nissan

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1998 Euro Open by Nissan
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The 1998 Euro Open by Nissan was contested over 7 rounds/14 races. This was the first Open Fortuna by Nissan season which would go on to become the World Series by Renault. In this one-make formula all drivers had to use Coloni chassis and Nissan engines.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Team No. Driver Rounds
Spain Campos Motorsport 1 Spain Marc Gené All
2 Spain Antonio García All
Italy Scuderia Fama 3 Portugal Manuel Gião All
4 Italy Stefano Sanesi All
Italy ADM Competizioni 5 Italy Gianantonio Pacchioni 1-5
Italy EC Motorsport 6 France Patrice Gay 2-7
23 Argentina Nicolás Filiberti All
Italy First Grand Prix 7 Italy Riccardo Moscatelli All
France G-TEC 8 France Frédéric Gosparini All
25 Spain Miguel Ángel de Castro 3-7
Spain Saturn Motorsport 9 Spain Lluis Llobet All
10 Spain Victor Fernández 1-2, 4-7
21 Spain Ricardo García Galiano 2-7
Liechtenstein Formax Racing Team 11 Hungary Tamás Illés 1-5
Spain Elide Racing 12 Spain Polo Villaamil All
16 Spain José Maria Pérez Fontán 6-7
25 Spain Miguel Ángel de Castro 1-2
Spain Gluckmann Racing 15 Spain Sergio García All
16 Spain José Maria Pérez Fontán 1-5
Spain Nokia-Meycom 17 Spain Angel Burgueño 1, 3-7
Spain Promodrive Racing 27 Spain David Bosch All
28 Spain Ramón Caus All

Race calendar[edit]

Round Location Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R1 Spain Albacete, Spain Circuito de Albacete 25 April Portugal Manuel Gião Spain Antonio García Spain Antonio García Spain Campos Motorsport
R2 26 April Spain Antonio García Spain Antonio García Spain Campos Motorsport
2 R1 Spain Barcelona, Spain Circuit de Catalunya 23 May Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
R2 24 May Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
3 R1 Spain Jerez, Spain Circuito de Jerez 27 June Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
R2 28 June Spain Marc Gené Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
4 R1 United Kingdom Castle Donington, UK Donington Park 5 September Spain Marc Gené Spain Ángel Burgueño Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
R2 6 September France Patrice Gay Spain Marc Gené Spain Campos Motorsport
5 R1 Spain Barcelona, Spain Circuit de Catalunya 3 October Portugal Manuel Gião Argentina Nicolás Filiberti Argentina Nicolás Filiberti Italy EC Motorsport
R2 4 October France Frédéric Gosparini Spain Ramón Caus Spain Promodrive Racing
6 R1 Spain Albacete, Spain Circuito de Albacete 17 October Portugal Manuel Gião Spain Ángel Burgueño Portugal Manuel Gião Italy Scuderia Famà
R2 18 October Spain Ángel Burgueño Portugal Manuel Gião Italy Scuderia Famà
7 R1 Spain Valencia, Spain Circuit de Valencia 7 November Portugal Manuel Gião Spain Ángel Burgueño Spain Angel Burgueño Spain Nokia-Maycom
R2 8 November Spain Ángel Burgueño Spain Angel Burgueño Spain Nokia-Maycom

Championship Standings[edit]

Drivers[edit]

  • For every race the points were awarded to the top ten race finishers: 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. An additional two points were awarded for having the fastest lap.
Pos Driver ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
JER
1

Spain
JER
2

Spain
DON
1

United Kingdom
DON
2

United Kingdom
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
VAL
1

Spain
VAL
2

Spain
Points
1 Spain Marc Gené Ret Ret 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 3 3 3 Ret Ret 178
2 Spain Angel Burgueño 7 5 5 Ret 3 3 2 9 2 Ret 1 1 126
3 Portugal Manuel Gião Ret Ret 12 5 3 2 5 16 Ret Ret 1 1 3 2 118
4 Spain Polo Villaamil 2 2 4 3 2 9 8 Ret DNS 10 8 6 4 3 118
5 Spain Antonio García 1 1 11 6 DNS DNS 6 15 3 5 5 2 Ret Ret 99
6 Spain Miguel Ángel de Castro 4 Ret 5 4 Ret 4 9 5 7 6 7 5 2 4 95
7 France Frédéric Gosparini Ret 3 3 2 4 3 18 4 6 14 15 7 Ret 6 89
8 Argentina Nicolás Filiberti 3 Ret 9 8 6 6 10 6 1 2 4 Ret Ret Ret 83
9 France Patrice Gay 2 7 Ret Ret Ret 2 4 Ret 6 4 7 5 74
10 Spain Ramón Caus 8 Ret 8 12 12 11 4 7 9 1 10 Ret 10 8 47
11 Spain David Bosch 6 Ret Ret 10 8 5 7 Ret 10 4 13 Ret 6 9 41
12 Italy Stefano Sanesi 9 6 13 11 7 8 11 9 8 8 9 Ret 5 Ret 33
13 Italy Riccardo Moscatelli 5 4 6 9 9 Ret Ret Ret 12 11 11 8 EX Ret 31
14 Spain Sergio García Ret Ret 7 Ret Ret 7 12 8 Ret 12 12 Ret 9 7 17
15 Italy Gianantonio Pacchioni Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret 2 17 DNS DNS 16
16 Spain Ricardo García Galiano Ret Ret 10 10 17 12 11 7 14 9 8 Ret 11
17 Spain Lluis Llobet 12 7 Ret DNS Ret Ret 13 14 Ret 16 Ret Ret Ret 10 5
18 Hungary Tamás Illés 10 8 15 13 13 12 16 11 Ret 13 4
19 Spain Victor Fernández Ret 9 Ret DNS 14 13 Ret Ret DNS DNS Ret Ret 2
20 Spain José Maria Pérez Fontán 11 Ret 14 14 11 Ret 15 10 Ret 15 Ret DNS Ret DNS 1
Pos Team ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
JER
1

Spain
JER
2

Spain
DON
1

United Kingdom
DON
2

United Kingdom
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
VAL
1

Spain
VAL
2

Spain
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

NOTE

Teams[edit]

Pos Driver ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
JER
1

Spain
JER
2

Spain
DON
1

United Kingdom
DON
2

United Kingdom
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
VAL
1

Spain
VAL
2

Spain
Points
1 Spain Campos Motorsport 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 3 2 Ret Ret 229
2 Italy Scuderia Famà 9 6 12 5 3 2 5 9 8 8 1 1 3 2 134
3 Italy EC Motorsport 3 3 3 2 4 3 Ret 4 1 2 4 7 Ret 6 130
4 Spain Nokia-Meycom 7 5 5 Ret 3 3 2 9 2 Ret 1 1 126
5 France G-Tec 4 3 3 2 4 3 9 4 6 6 7 5 2 4 124
6 Spain Elide Racing 2 2 4 3 2 9 8 Ret DNS 10 8 6 4 3 104
7 Spain Promodrive 6 Ret 8 10 8 5 4 7 9 1 10 Ret 6 8 67
8 Italy First Grand Prix 5 4 6 9 9 Ret Ret Ret 12 11 11 8 EX Ret 31
9 Spain Gluckmann Racing 11 Ret 7 14 11 7 12 8 Ret 12 12 Ret 9 7 17
10 Italy ADM Competizioni Ret Ret 10 Ret Ret Ret 2 Ret DNS DNS 16
11 Spain Saturn Motorsport 12 7 Ret Ret 10 10 13 12 11 7 14 9 8 10 16
12 Liechtenstein Formax Racing Team 10 8 15 13 13 12 Ret 11 Ret 13 4
Pos Team ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
JER
1

Spain
JER
2

Spain
DON
1

United Kingdom
DON
2

United Kingdom
CAT
1

Spain
CAT
2

Spain
ALB
1

Spain
ALB
2

Spain
VAL
1

Spain
VAL
2

Spain
Points
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap

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