2008 British Formula Ford season

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2008 British Formula Ford
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The 2008 British Formula Ford season was the 33rd season of the British Formula Ford Championship. It began on 24 March at Oulton Park's Easter Monday meeting and ended on 12 October at Donington Park after 10 rounds and 25 races, held in the United Kingdom and Belgium. Having won 13 of the first 18 races, Jamun Mygale driver Wayne Boyd looked set to be a runaway championship winner, although in the end, Boyd's championship winning margin over team-mate Tim Blanchard was 50 points.

Drivers and teams[edit]

Team No Driver Class Chassis Rounds
United Kingdom Jamun Racing 2 United Kingdom James Cole C Mygale All
3 Australia Tim Blanchard C Mygale All
4 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd C Mygale All
5 Brazil Victor Corrêa C Mygale All
United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport 6 Denmark Marco Sørensen C Van Diemen 1-9
7 United Kingdom David Brown C Van Diemen All
716 Denmark Claus Frøkjær-Lorendsen G Van Diemen 7
760 Denmark Dennis Lind G Van Diemen 7
United Kingdom Kevin Mills Racing 11 United Kingdom Adrian Campfield C Spectrum All
12 Australia Glen Wood C Spectrum 1-9
16 United Kingdom Alex Jones S Spectrum 5-7
27 8-10
United Kingdom Myerscough College 16 Van Diemen 1-4
United Kingdom Ray Sport 14 United Kingdom Adam Batch S Ray 1, 3
United Kingdom Joe Tandy Racing 15 France Philippe Layac C Mygale 1-8
24 Netherlands Rogier de Wit C Mygale All
63 Republic of Ireland Peter Dempsey G Mygale 8
69 United Kingdom Nick Tandy G Mygale 7
98 United Kingdom Matt Hamilton C Mygale All
United Kingdom Red Devil Team Comtec 17 United Kingdom Westley Barber C Comtec 1-4
18 Brazil Francisco Weiler C Comtec 1-5
United Kingdom 4D Motorsport 20 United Kingdom Matt Dobson C Van Diemen 6, 8-9
United Kingdom Inter Motorsport 1-5
73 United Kingdom Callum Holland S Van Diemen 2-4, 8-10
United Kingdom Daglish Racing 22 United Kingdom Peter Daglish S Ray 2-6, 8-10
United Kingdom Getem Racing 23 Netherlands Chris Maliepaard C Mygale All
58 United Kingdom Linton Stuteley C Mygale All
United Kingdom Garry Findlay Racing 33 United Kingdom Garry Findlay S Mygale All
United Kingdom Wrensport 44 United Kingdom Felix Scott S Spirit All
United Kingdom ACER Motorsport 46 United Kingdom Jamie Jardine C Comtec 1-2, 4-6, 8
United Kingdom Slidesports 55 United Kingdom Daniel Walker S Mygale 1, 3-6, 8-10
Netherlands Vuik Racing 60 Netherlands Henk Vuik, Jr. G Mygale 5
711 7
61 Netherlands Rogier Jongejans G Mygale 5
718 7
62 Netherlands Liroy Stuart G Mygale 5
Netherlands Stuart Racing 73 7
713 Netherlands Jeroen Mul G Mygale 7
United Kingdom Speedsports 64 United Kingdom Robert Souster G Van Diemen 9-10
United Kingdom Team Autocar 65 United Kingdom Matt Prior G Van Diemen 9-10
Netherlands Michel Florie Racing 72 Netherlands Michel Florie G Mygale 7
Belgium John's Racing Team 75 Belgium John Svensson G Van Diemen 7
Netherlands Geva Racing 77 Netherlands Jennifer van der Beek G Mygale 7
727 Netherlands Arthur van Uitert G Mygale 7
Netherlands KTG Racing 78 Netherlands Simon Knap G Mygale 7
United Kingdom Sterling Motorsport 99 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer S Ray 1, 3-10
Denmark Racing Team Vestergaard 714 Denmark Nils Vestergaard G Mygale 7
Icon Class
C Championship
S Scholarship
G Guest

Race calendar and results[edit]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 R1 United Kingdom Oulton Park 24 March United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R3 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Jamun Racing
2 R1 United Kingdom Knockhill Racing Circuit 12 April United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 13 April United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R3 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
3 R1 United Kingdom Croft Circuit 26 April United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 27 April United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R3 Australia Glen Wood Brazil Victor Corrêa Netherlands Chris Maliepaard United Kingdom Getem Racing
4 R1 United Kingdom Brands Hatch 3 May United Kingdom Westley Barber United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 4 May United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
5 R1 United Kingdom Rockingham Motor Speedway 25 May Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 26 May Australia Tim Blanchard Australia Tim Blanchard Netherlands Chris Maliepaard United Kingdom Getem Racing
R3 Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
6 R1 United Kingdom Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit 8 June United Kingdom Matt Hamilton United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 United Kingdom Matt Hamilton United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Netherlands Chris Maliepaard United Kingdom Getem Racing
7 R1 Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps 20 June Brazil Victor Corrêa United Kingdom Nick Tandy United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 21 June United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Jamun Racing
8 R1 United Kingdom Brands Hatch 13 July United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Denmark Marco Sørensen United Kingdom Adrian Campfield United Kingdom Kevin Mills Racing
R2 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom Matt Hamilton Brazil Victor Corrêa United Kingdom Jamun Racing
9 R1 United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 17 August Australia Tim Blanchard Denmark Marco Sørensen Australia Tim Blanchard United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 Australia Tim Blanchard Denmark Marco Sørensen Denmark Marco Sørensen United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport
10 R1 United Kingdom Donington Park 11 October United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Brazil Victor Corrêa Brazil Victor Corrêa United Kingdom Jamun Racing
R2 12 October United Kingdom Wayne Boyd Netherlands Chris Maliepaard United Kingdom David Brown United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport
R3 Netherlands Chris Maliepaard United Kingdom Wayne Boyd United Kingdom David Brown United Kingdom Fluid Motorsport

Championship standings[edit]

Points are awarded to the drivers as follows:

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 PP/FL
Points 30 27 25 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 1

Best 23 scores must be dropped towards the championship.

  • T. Pts — points if all races counted.
  • Drop — two dropped scores.
  • Pts — best 23 scores.
  • S. Pts — Scholarship championship points, best 23 scores.
Pos Driver OUL
United Kingdom
KNO
United Kingdom
CRO
United Kingdom
BRH
United Kingdom
ROC
United Kingdom
SNE
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
BRH
United Kingdom
SIL
United Kingdom
DON
United Kingdom
T. Pts Drop Pts S. Pts
1 United Kingdom Wayne Boyd 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 1 DSQ 1 1 2 6 1 1 2 1 1 10 2 7 3 3 2 2 659 25 634
2 Australia Tim Blanchard 2 2 1 5 3 2 2 2 Ret 4 4 1 3 2 5 3 2 4 2 7 1 2 Ret 3 6 584 584
3 Netherlands Chris Maliepaard 7 7 10 Ret DSQ 9 5 10 1 6 6 3 1 5 3 1 3 5 4 5 3 10 4 4 4 473 10 463
4 Brazil Victor Corrêa Ret 4 7 7 5 3 6 8 2 14 9 10 2 3 4 15 8 3 12 1 2 11 1 10 Ret 414 414
5 United Kingdom Linton Stuteley 9 6 6 2 2 5 4 7 4 3 14 Ret 12 9 9 5 7 9 6 10 6 6 8 5 5 411 2 409
6 United Kingdom Matt Hamilton 4 5 Ret 15 7 7 3 3 9† DNS 5 5 5 11 2 6 6 7 15 8 Ret 5 7 6 7 371 371
7 United Kingdom David Brown 6 8 3 6 6 4 16 14 Ret 8 7 6 Ret Ret 7 11 Ret Ret 5 6 11 8 2 1 1 336 336
8 Denmark Marco Sørensen 3 3 2 4 10 Ret 11 16 Ret 5 8 Ret Ret 12 8 7 5 8 3 4 4 1 327 327
9 United Kingdom Adrian Campfield Ret 10 4 8 9 6 12 6 13 7 3 11 Ret 14 6 4 22 Ret 1 3 10 7 Ret 7 3 325 325
10 United Kingdom James Cole Ret DNS 8 9 8 10 7 Ret Ret† 10 15 8 9 7 14 10 4 6 9 12 5 4 9 9 8 267 267
11 Netherlands Rogier de Wit Ret 12 Ret 11 13 Ret 14 9 6 12 10 4 4 4 16 9 9 19 8 11 8 9 6 14 Ret 230 230
12 United Kingdom Westley Barber 5 Ret 5 3 4 8 5 DSQ Ret 2 2 176 176
13 France Philippe Layac 11 11 12 10 12 Ret 13 13 5 9 9 12 7 8 11 13 14 13 14 14 162 162
14 United Kingdom Garry Findlay (S) 10 Ret 11 DNS DNS DNS 10 11 8 11 11 7 19 Ret 10 8 DNS 14 DNS DNS 9 12 11 15 9 155 155 500
15 United Kingdom Chrissy Palmer (S) Ret DNS DNS 15 4 7 13 16 9 11 6 12 12 16 15 17 15 14 14 5 12 DNS 143 143 513
16 Australia Glen Wood 8 9 Ret Ret 11 8 9 12 3 DSQ† 13 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 7 13 12 Ret 112 112
17 United Kingdom Alex Jones (S) 15 13 Ret 12 Ret 11 Ret Ret DNS 15 18 Ret 8 Ret 18 Ret DNS 16 13† 17 13 13 10 8 Ret 72 72 422
18 United Kingdom Felix Scott (S) DNS DNS DNS Ret Ret 14 17 15 10 18 19 NC 18 17 17 Ret 21 22 19 19 17 15 Ret 16 13 30 30 406
19 United Kingdom Callum Holland (S) Ret 17 12 Ret 17 Ret DNS 20 Ret Ret 18 21 12 11 11 30 30 211
20 United Kingdom Matt Dobson 13 15 14 14 16 13 18 18 11 16 17 19 16 18 15 14 18 18 15 16 29 29
21 United Kingdom Jamie Jardine 12 Ret 15 Ret 14 Ret 17 Ret 16 14 16 13 16 16 16 24 24
22 Brazil Francisco Weiler Ret DNS 17 13 15 15 19 20 14 Ret DNS 14 17 15 16 16
23 United Kingdom Peter Daglish (S) 16 18 16 Ret 21 15 19 21 13 Ret 19 19 Ret 20 20 19 18 14 Ret 12 15 15 349
24 United Kingdom Adam Batch (S) 14 14 13 20 22 12 14 14 103
25 United Kingdom Daniel Walker (S) 16 16 16 Ret 19 16 20 Ret 17 Ret 20 20 17 21 21 21 19 Ret DNS Ret 0 0 289
guest drivers ineligible for championship points
United Kingdom Nick Tandy Ret 2
Republic of Ireland Peter Dempsey 11 9
Netherlands Liroy Stuart Ret 10 DNS 10 11
Netherlands Simon Knap 12 10
United Kingdom Robert Souster 16 17 13 13 10
Netherlands Rogier Jongejans 18 15 10 13 Ret
Netherlands Henk Vuik, Jr. 15 13 13 11 17
Belgium John Svensson DNS 12
Denmark Dennis Lind 15 21
Netherlands Michel Florie 17 DNS
Denmark Nils Vestergaard 18 18
Netherlands Jeroen Mul 19 20
United Kingdom Matt Prior 20 20
Netherlands Jennifer van der Beek 20 Ret
Denmark Arthur van Uitert 23 23
Denmark Claus Frøkjær-Lorendsen 24 24
Pos Driver OUL
United Kingdom
KNO
United Kingdom
CRO
United Kingdom
BRH
United Kingdom
ROC
United Kingdom
SNE
United Kingdom
SPA
Belgium
BRH
United Kingdom
SIL
United Kingdom
DON
United Kingdom
T. Pts Drop Pts S. Pts
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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

† - Matt Hamilton, James Cole and Alex Jones docked six points for dangerous driving; Glen Wood docked twelve points for the same reason.

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