2012 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season

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2012 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season
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The 2012 Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season was the second Scandinavian Touring Car Championship season. The season started at Mantorp Park on 5 May and ended on 22 September at the brand new track at Solvalla in Stockholm. It was the first season which included cars built to the Next Generation Touring Car specification.

Teams and drivers[edit]

(Note: drivers with car numbers 88–99 are eligible for the Semcon cup)

Team Car No. Drivers Rounds
Sweden Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden Chevrolet Cruze 1.6T 1 Sweden Rickard Rydell All
4 Denmark Michel Nykjær All
Sweden Volkswagen Team Biogas Volkswagen Scirocco1 2 Spain Jordi Gené All
3 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson All
Sweden IPS Team Biogas 15 Sweden Patrik Olsson All
21 Sweden Johan Stureson All
Sweden Honda Racing Sweden Honda Civic 17 Sweden Tomas Engström All
Sweden SEAT Sport Sweden Seat León 22 Sweden Robin Appelqvist All
23 Sweden Santosh Berggren All
Sweden MECA Alfa Romeo 156 89 Sweden Claes Hoffsten 1
Sweden NP Racing Seat León 2.0 TFSI 90 Sweden Niclas Olsson All
Sweden G-Rex Sweden Mercedes C200 91 Sweden Tony Johansson 2–8
Sweden Memphis Racing Opel Astra 92 Sweden André Andersson 1–2
BMW 320i 3–8
Sweden BMS Event Audi A4 97 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg All
98 Sweden Andreas Ahlberg All

Notes:

  • ^1 — Volkswagen Team Biogas and IPS Team Biogas are using Biogas (CNG) 2.0-litre Turbo engines in their four Volkswagen Sciroccos.

Race calendar[edit]

The provisional calendar was announced by the championship organisers on 15 October 2011. 2012 will see the inclusion of the brand new Sovalla track on the streets of Stockholm and a track at the Östersund airport.[1][2]

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Sweden Mantorp Park 5 May Sweden Johan Stureson Sweden Rickard Rydell Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Biogas
R2 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Sweden Rickard Rydell Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Biogas
2 R3 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 19 May Sweden Rickard Rydell Sweden Rickard Rydell Sweden Rickard Rydell Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
R4 Denmark Michel Nykjær Denmark Michel Nykjær Denmark Michel Nykjær Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
3 R5 Sweden Sturup Raceway 16 June Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Honda Racing Sweden
R6 Denmark Michel Nykjær Sweden Tomas Engström Denmark Michel Nykjær Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
4 R7 Sweden Mantorp Park 7 July Sweden Rickard Rydell Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Biogas
R8 Denmark Michel Nykjær Sweden Tomas Engström Denmark Michel Nykjær Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
5 R9 Sweden Airport Race Östersund 11 August Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Honda Racing Sweden
R10 Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Sweden Tomas Engström Honda Racing Sweden
6 R11 Denmark Jyllands-Ringen 26 August Denmark Michel Nykjær Spain Jordi Gené Denmark Michel Nykjær Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
R12 Spain Jordi Gené Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Sweden Patrik Olsson IPS Team Biogas
7 R13 Sweden Ring Knutstorp 9 September Denmark Michel Nykjær Denmark Michel Nykjær Denmark Michel Nykjær Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
R14 Sweden Rickard Rydell Denmark Michel Nykjær Sweden Rickard Rydell Chevrolet Motorsport Sweden
8 R15 Sweden Solvalla Stockholm 22 September Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Sweden Johan Stureson Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Biogas
R16 Sweden Patrik Olsson Sweden Johan Stureson Sweden Johan Kristoffersson Volkswagen Team Biogas

Championship standings[edit]

Drivers Championships[edit]

Pos Driver MAN
Sweden
KNU
Sweden
STU
Sweden
MAN
Sweden
ÖST
Sweden
JYL
Denmark
KNU
Sweden
SOL
Sweden
Pts
Overall
1 Sweden Johan Kristoffersson 1 1 2 3 6 2 1 4 2 6 3 3 4 Ret 1 1 264
2 Sweden Rickard Rydell 2 2 1 2 5 3 2 3 3 4 2 4 3 1 4 4 258
3 Denmark Michel Nykjær 6 4 Ret 1 4 1 4 1 5 5 1 2 1 2 9 8 231
4 Sweden Patrik Olsson 5 5 4 6 3 4 6 5 Ret 7 4 1 2 4 3 5 183
5 Sweden Tomas Engström Ret DNS 3 4 1 5 3 2 1 1 Ret Ret Ret 6 5 3 178
6 Sweden Johan Stureson 3 3 5 5 2 11 5 6 Ret 3 5 Ret 5 5 2 2 167
7 Spain Jordi Gené 4 6 6 7 7 6 7 7 4 2 6 5 6 3 6 6 147
8 Sweden Niclas Olsson 8 7 9 9 8 7 Ret 10 Ret 9 8 6 8 9 8 7 55
9 Sweden Santosh Berggren 7 Ret 7 8 10 12† 11† 8 Ret DNS 7 9 7 8 7 10† 46
10 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg 10 10† Ret 12† 11 10† 9 Ret 6 12 12† 7 9 10 10 9 25
11 Sweden Andreas Ahlberg Ret 9 10 11 9 8 8 11 7 10 9 11† 10 Ret 11† 11† 23
12 Sweden Robin Appelqvist Ret 8 8 Ret 13† DNS Ret 9 Ret 8 Ret 10† Ret 7 Ret Ret 21
13 Sweden André Andersson 11† Ret DNS DNS 12 9 10 12 8 11 11 8 11 11 DNS DNS 11
14 Sweden Tony Johansson Ret 10 Ret DNS Ret Ret 9 Ret 10 Ret DNS DNS DNS DNS 4
15 Sweden Claes Hoffsten 9 Ret 2
Semcon Cup
1 Sweden Niclas Olsson 8 7 9 9 8 7 Ret 10 Ret 9 8 6 8 9 8 7 350
2 Sweden Andreas Ahlberg Ret 9 10 11 9 8 8 11 7 10 9 11† 10 Ret 11† 11† 241
3 Sweden Joakim Ahlberg 10 10† Ret 12† 11 10† 9 Ret 6 12 12† 7 9 10 10 9 224
4 Sweden André Andersson 11† Ret DNS DNS 12 9 10 12 8 11 11 8 11 11 DNS DNS 153
5 Sweden Tony Johansson Ret 10 Ret DNS Ret Ret 9 Ret 10 Ret DNS DNS DNS DNS 45
6 Sweden Claes Hoffsten 9 Ret 18
Pos Driver MAN
Sweden
KNU
Sweden
STU
Sweden
MAN
Sweden
ÖST
Sweden
JYL
Denmark
KNU
Sweden
SOL
Sweden
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (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
Excluded (EX)

† — Drivers did not finish the race, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preliminary 2012 calendar issued by STCC". TouringCarTimes (Mediaempire Stockholm AB). 18 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Airport race in Östersund set for STCC 2012". TouringCarTimes (Mediaempire Stockholm AB). 18 October 2011. Retrieved 13 December 2011. 

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