2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain

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2010 Porsche Carrera Cup GB
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The 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain is the eighth season of the Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain series. The series will again feature on the same package as the British Touring Car Championship, and as such will benefit from live coverage at each round on ITV4 in the United Kingdom.[1]

Reigning champion Tim Bridgman will not be back to defend his title in 2010 as he will be taking part in the Porsche Supercup.[2] 2008 Champion Tim Harvey has announced his intention to return to the series for another year after losing out on the championship in 2009.[3]

Entry list[edit]

On 17 March 2010, the championship was officially launched at Silverstone, with the organisers unveiling a capacity entry list of 28 cars.[4]

Team No. Driver Class Rounds
Redline Racing 3 United Kingdom Tim Harvey[3] All
6 United Kingdom Andrew Shelley[5] PA1 1–7, 9–10
9 United Kingdom Michael Meadows[6] All
13 United Kingdom Glenn McMenamin[6] PA2 All
18 United Kingdom Archie Hamilton[7] PA1 1–7
20 Turkey Yucel Ozbek[8] 9
23 Oman Ahmad Al Harthy[9] PA1 All
60 United Kingdom James Sutton[10] 7
Motorbase Performance 4 United Kingdom Steve Parish[11] PA2 1–4, 9–10
28 United Kingdom George Richardson[11] PA2 All
44 United Kingdom Michael Caine[12] All
48 United Kingdom Ollie Jackson[11] PA1 All
66 United Kingdom Liam Griffin[11] PA1 All
77 United Kingdom Charles Bateman[12] All
JHR 5 United Kingdom Mark Hazell[13] PA2 1–5, 7–10
11 Sweden Martin Ohlin[10] PA1 7
36 Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard[14] PA1 8
43 United Kingdom Tom Bradshaw[13] 1–5, 9–10
Team Parker Racing 7 United Kingdom Glynn Geddie[15] All
10 Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard[4] PA1 3, 6–7
16 United Kingdom Euan Hankey[16] All
61 United Kingdom Mike Johnson[17] PA1 2
62 United Kingdom Jeremy Clark[18] PA1 5
70 United Kingdom Stephen Jelley[19] All
87 United Kingdom Alex Martin[20] PA1 6–8, 10
Juta Racing 8 Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis[4] PA1 All
19 Lithuania Tautvydas Barštys[4] PA1 1–8, 10
Parr Motorsport 15 United Kingdom Richard Denny[4] PA2 1–8
GT Marques 30 United Kingdom Robbie Kerr[10] 7
40 United Kingdom Paul Mace[4] PA2 1, 3–7, 10
87 United Kingdom Alex Martin[4] PA2 1–5
Re-Design Racing 34 United Kingdom Tony Gilham[4] PA1 All
Celtic Speed 45 United Kingdom Rory Butcher[21] PA2 8
68 United Kingdom Tommy Dreelan[22] PA1 All
79 United Kingdom Bob Lyons[22] PA2 2–5, 7–10
99 United Kingdom George Brewster[22] PA2 All
IN2Racing 50 United Kingdom Paul Hogarth[23] PA2 2
Kinfaun Racing 81 United Kingdom John Gaw[24] PA2 4
Icon Class
PA1 Pro-Am 1
PA2 Pro-Am 2

Calendar[edit]

On 7 October 2009, the British Touring Car Championship announced the race calendar for the 2010 season for all of the series competing on the TOCA package.[25] Each meeting will take place over a weekend. The Porsche Carrera Cup will feature Saturday races at the second meeting at Rockingham and the season finale at Brands Hatch. All other meetings will see the series race twice on Sunday. All races were held in the United Kingdom.

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 4 April United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
R2 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
2 R3 Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire 24 April United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
R4 25 April United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
3 R5 Brands Hatch (GP), Kent 2 May United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tom Bradshaw United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
R6 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Tom Bradshaw United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
4 R7 Oulton Park, Cheshire 6 June United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
R8 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Charles Bateman United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
5 R9 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 20 June United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
R10 United Kingdom Euan Hankey United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
6 R11 Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, Norfolk 8 August United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
R12 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Stephen Jelley United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
7 R13 Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire 22 August United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
R14 United Kingdom Tim Harvey United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
8 R15 Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife 5 September United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Tim Harvey Redline Racing
R16 United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Glynn Geddie United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
9 R17 Donington Park, Leicestershire 19 September United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
R18 United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Michael Caine Motorbase Performance
10 R19 Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent 9 October United Kingdom Stephen Jelley United Kingdom Michael Caine United Kingdom Stephen Jelley Team Parker Racing
R20 10 October United Kingdom Stephen Jelley United Kingdom Glynn Geddie United Kingdom Stephen Jelley Team Parker Racing

Standings[edit]

Pos Driver THR ROC BHGP OUL CRO SNE SIL KNO DON BHI Pen Pts
1 United Kingdom Tim Harvey 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 2 19 31 370
2 United Kingdom Michael Caine 2 3 2 2 1 2 Ret 2 3 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 6 3 360
3 United Kingdom Stephen Jelley 6 DNS Ret 4 3 Ret 3 3 2 4 3 3 3 3 7 9 3 13 1 1 248
4 United Kingdom Glynn Geddie 7 5 6 3 4 4 4 5 8 14 4 5 6 5 3 7 4 5 3 9 92 227
5 United Kingdom Euan Hankey 3 2 3 Ret 5 6 2 25 4 3 5 10 7 8 Ret 2 12 3 20 2 23 210
6 United Kingdom Ollie Jackson 10 8 4 5 13 7 9 7 6 5 7 6 5 7 10 10 8 8 8 4 182
7 United Kingdom Charles Bateman 5 6 9 6 Ret 5 5 9 7 10 6 7 23 Ret 4 3 5 6 5 6 179
8 United Kingdom Michael Meadows 11 7 8 Ret 6 NC 6 10 14 25 10 4 4 4 6 5 6 4 4 Ret 124 148
9 United Kingdom Tony Gilham 8 12 5 7 9 8 12 11 9 8 8 8 8 14 8 8 7 10 11 8 145
10 Lithuania Jonas Gelžinis 13 9 7 8 7 9 7 4 5 6 Ret 9 Ret 6 9 Ret 9 9 9 7 143
11 Oman Ahmad Al Harthy 9 10 10 9 14 10 10 6 Ret 9 12 Ret 10 9 11 12 10 11 10 12 106
12 United Kingdom Tom Bradshaw 4 4 Ret DNS 8 3 11 21 10 7 Ret 7 7 5 25 102
13 United Kingdom Archie Hamilton 12 11 11 10 10 11 8 8 11 11 9 11 18 12 46 69
14 United Kingdom George Richardson Ret 17 19 14 Ret 15 24 23 Ret 18 14 17 15 18 13 13 13 14 13 10 28
15 United Kingdom Glenn McMenamin 21 16 22 11 15 16 13 15 17 15 11 16 13 15 14 Ret Ret 17 14 14 28
16 Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard 12 12 20 12 9 11 24
17 United Kingdom Andrew Shelley 18 Ret 17 Ret 18 17 14 17 12 12 16 18 17 DNS 11 12 18 13 22
18 United Kingdom George Brewster 17 15 14 15 19 22 17 16 13 19 15 Ret 14 17 12 11 20 15 17 17 22
19 United Kingdom Alex Martin 16 Ret Ret 13 16 14 16 Ret 23 13 DNS 14 20 Ret 16 14 12 11 27 21
20 United Kingdom Steve Parish 15 14 13 12 11 Ret 20 Ret 19 19 19 15 16
21 United Kingdom Liam Griffin 19 19 15 18 22 19 15 12 15 16 18 13 12 16 Ret Ret 16 16 16 Ret 16
22 United Kingdom Mark Hazell 14 13 12 19 17 18 18 14 18 17 Ret 21 18 DNS 14 18 15 21 14
23 United Kingdom Paul Mace Ret DNS 23 13 23 13 16 Ret 13 15 16 Ret 21 16 28 8
24 Sweden Martin Ohlin Ret 10 6
25 United Kingdom Robbie Kerr 11 Ret 5
26 United Kingdom Tommy Dreelan 20 21 21 17 21 Ret 22 24 21 24 19 20 21 22 19 15 18 22 23 20 2
27 Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard 15 Ret 2
28 Lithuania Tautvydas Barštys 23 18 20 16 Ret 20 21 22 Ret 22 DNS DNS 19 19 17 Ret 24 18 0
29 United Kingdom Paul Hogarth 16 DNS 0
30 United Kingdom Bob Lyons 18 20 20 21 Ret 20 20 21 Ret 20 Ret DNS 17 21 22 Ret 0
31 United Kingdom John Gaw Ret 18 0
32 United Kingdom Richard Denny 22 20 23 Ret Ret DNS 19 19 22 23 17 19 22 Ret DSQ 16 29 −1
Guest drivers ineligible for points
United Kingdom Rory Butcher 5 6 0
United Kingdom James Sutton DNS 13 0
Turkey Yucel Ozbek 15 20 0
United Kingdom Jeremy Clark 19 20 0
United Kingdom Mike Johnson Ret DNS 0
Pos Driver THR ROC BHGP OUL CRO SNE SIL KNO DON BHI Pen 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)

Notes:

1.^ – Tim Harvey was penalised three points at Oulton Park.[26]
2.^ – Glynn Geddie was penalised three points at Brands Hatch GP, with a further six-point penalty at Oulton Park.[26]
3.^ – Euan Hankey was penalised two points at Rockingham.[26]
4.^ – Michael Meadows was penalised two points at Thruxton.[26] A four-point penalty was given at Croft and a six-point penalty was given at Donington.
5.^ – Tom Bradshaw was penalised two points at Donington.
6.^ – Archie Hamilton was penalised two points at Thruxton, and Silverstone.[26]
7.^ – Alex Martin was penalised two points at Snetterton.[26]
8.^ – Paul Mace was penalised two points at Silverstone.[26]
9.^ – Richard Denny was penalised two points at Brands Hatch GP.[26]

References[edit]

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