2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship

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2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship
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Richard Göransson won the championship by seven points.

The 2008 Swedish Touring Car Championship season was the 13th Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) season.

Drivers[edit]

These were the STCC entries for the 2008 season. Entrants with numbers 90 and above also competed in the privateer competition known as Semcon Cup. All teams were Swedish-registered.

Team Car No. Drivers Class Rounds
WestCoast Racing / BMW Dealer Team BMW 320si E90 1 Sweden Fredrik Ekblom D All
6 Sweden Robin Rudholm D All
Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing Volvo C30 2 Sweden Robert Dahlgren D All
9 Norway Tommy Rustad D 1-8,10-11
Flash Engineering BMW 320si E90 3 Sweden Richard Göransson D All
5 Sweden Jan "Flash" Nilsson D All
Honda Racing Honda Accord Euro R 4 Sweden Thed Björk D All
7 Sweden Tomas Engström D All
Nordic Fine Art SEAT León 8 Sweden Roger Eriksson D All
Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4 14 Sweden Tommy Kristoffersson D 1-4,8-11
15 Russia Alexander Lvov D 2-3,6-7,9-11
CMS Team Sweden Audi A4 17 Sweden Andreas Simonsen D 5
MA:GP Alfa Romeo 156 20 Sweden Mattias Andersson D All
IPS Motorsport Peugeot 308 21 Sweden Johan Stureson D All
Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden Chevrolet Lacetti 22 Norway Thomas Schie D All
Elgh Motorsport BMW 320si E90 28 Sweden Carl Rosenblad D 1-2,5,7,9,11
Brovallen Motorsport Mercedes C200 90 Sweden Tobias Johansson S 1,3-11
Team Caliber BMW 320i E46 93 Sweden Dick Sahlén S All
Team Nya Åkeriet Örebro BMW 320i E46 94 Sweden Mikael Eklund S 7
Huggare Racing BMW 320i E46 96 Sweden Viktor Huggare S 1-5,7,11
BMS Event BMW 320i E46 97 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg S 1-2,5-11
Tysslinge Racing BMW 320i E46 95 Sweden Tobias Tegelby S 4
Brandt Racing Volvo S60 99 Sweden Ronnie Brandt S 4,11
Icon Class
D Drivers' Championship
S Semcon Cup

Race Calendar[edit]

The calendar for the 2008 season were as follows:[1]

Round Circuit Date
1 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 20 April
2 Sweden Sturup Raceway 4 May
3 Sweden Mantorp Park 18 May
4 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 1 June
5 Sweden Göteborg City Race 14 June
6 Sweden Sturup Raceway 29 June
7 Sweden Falkenbergs Motorbana 13 July
8 Sweden Karlskoga Motorstadion 17 August
9 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 31 August
10 Norway Vålerbanen 14 September
11 Sweden Mantorp Park (Grande Finale) 28 September

Results and standings[edit]

Drivers' Championship[edit]

The drivers' championship 2008 was won by Richard Göransson.[2]

Pos. Driver KNU
Sweden
STU
Sweden
MAN
Sweden
KAR
Sweden
GÖT
Sweden
STU
Sweden
FAL
Sweden
KAR
Sweden
KNU
Sweden
VÅL
Norway
MAN
Sweden
Pts
1 Sweden Richard Göransson 1 5 6 1 9 1 4 3 1 3 6 67
2 Sweden Fredrik Ekblom 2 1 3 Ret 3 5 1 2 9 12 2 60
3 Sweden Thed Björk 9 3 1 6 1 3 Ret 1 7 5 3 57
4 Sweden Robin Rudholm 3 4 5 2 6 4 2 9 2 8 14 48
5 Sweden Robert Dahlgren Ret 13 4 5 Ret 13 7 5 3 1 1 41
6 Sweden Jan "Flash" Nilsson 6 7 7 3 7 7 6 8 5 6 10 28
7 Norway Thomas Schie 8 Ret 8 4 2 8 15 Ret 8 4 5 26
8 Sweden Tomas Engström 4 10 16 Ret 4 6 9 Ret 4 7 8 21
9 Norway Tommy Rustad 10 Ret 2 Ret 5 10 5 6 DSQ Ret 19
10 Sweden Johan Stureson Ret 6 10 Ret Ret 2 8 7 Ret Ret 4 19
11 Sweden Mattias Andersson 5 2 Ret 10 DNS 14 12 4 Ret DNS 11 17
12 Sweden Roger Eriksson 7 Ret 11 8 Ret 9 Ret 11 Ret 2 7 13
13 Sweden Carl Rosenblad DSQ 8 10 3 Ret 18 7
14 Sweden Tommy Kristoffersson Ret 9 9 9 10 6 Ret 17 3
15 Sweden Tobias Johansson 11 12 7 8 12 10 12 10 9 9 3
16 Sweden Dick Sahlén 12 12 13 11 12 11 13 14 11 13 12 0
17 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg 13 Ret 13 Ret Ret 13 Ret 11 15 0
18 Sweden Viktor Huggare Ret 11 14 12 Ret 11 13 0
19 Russia Alexander Lvov Ret 15 Ret Ret 12 10 Ret 0
20 Sweden Ronnie Brandt Ret 16 0
21 Sweden Andreas Simonsen 11 0
22 Sweden Tobias Tegelby 13 0
23 Sweden Mikael Eklund 14 0
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)

Teams' Championship[edit]

Pos Team Pts
1 West Coast Racing / BMW Dealer Team 108
2 Flash Engineering 96
3 Honda Racing 78
4 Volvo Olsbergs Green Racing 60
5 Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden 26
6 IPS Motorsport 19
7 MA:GP / Alfa Romeo 17
8 Nordic Fine Art 14
9 Elgh Motorsport 7
10 KMS - Kristofferson Motorsport 4

Manufacturers' Championship[edit]

Pos Manufactures Pts
1 BMW 139
2 Honda 93
3 Volvo 72
4 Chevrolet 38
5 Peugeot 24
6 Alfa Romeo 22
7 Seat 20
8 Audi 17

Semcon Cup[edit]

Pos Driver Team Pts
1 Tobias Johansson MB Sport 98
2 Dick Sahlén Team Caliber 84
3 Viktor Huggare Huggare Racing 36
4 Joakim Ahlberg BMS Event 33
5 Mikael Eklund Team Nya Åkeriet Örebro 5
6 Tobias Tegelby Tysslinge Racing 5
7 Ronnie Brandt Brandt Racing 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "STCC: 2008 calendar released with street race". TouringCarTimes. Archived from the original on January 13, 2008. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  2. ^ "STCC Förarmästerskap 2008". STCC. Archived from the original on 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2010-01-06.

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