Campeonato Brasileiro de Turismo

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Campeonato Brasileiro de Turismo
Category Touring cars
Country Brazil Brazil
Inaugural season 1993
Constructors Chevrolet
Tyre suppliers Goodyear
Drivers' champion São Paulo (state) Rafael Daniel
Teams' champion Nascar Motorsport
Official website www.stockcar.com.br
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

Campeonato Brasileiro de Turismo also known as Stock Car Brasil Light is a touring car racing series based in Brazil. The first season is in 2013, having replaced the previous Copa Chevrolet Montana formerly known as Stock Car Copa Vicar, Stock Car Brasil Light and Stock Car Brasil B which had run since 1993. The series is the category of access to Stock Car Brasil.

History[edit]

Stock Car Light Curitiba, 2006.

In 1993, they created the Stock Car B in order to facilitate the access of newcomers to the Stock Car Brasil, until 1999 the category compete in the same grid of Stock Car Brasil.

In 2000 changes the name to Stock Car Brasil Light and become has compete separately from Stock Car Brasil.

In 2010, another change in the access division. The merger between the Copa Vicar and Pick Up Racing resulted in the creation of the Copa Chevrolet Montana, with the engine and the first look of the pick-ups. Strong and collecting outstanding teams and drivers in the country, the strong division arrived in search of their place in the national automobile scene.

In 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro de Turismo (Brazilian Touring Championship) replacing Copa Chevrolet Montana. The chassis, designed by JL company is similar that used in Stock Car Brasil with V8 engine.

Scoring system[edit]

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
Points 22 20 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Champions[edit]

Season Series Name Driver Champion Team
1993 Stock Car Brasil B São Paulo (state) Carlos Col
São Paulo (state) George Lemonias
1994 Stock Car Brasil B São Paulo (state) Nonô Figueiredo
1995 Stock Car Brasil B Paraná (state) Ariel Barranco
1996 Stock Car Brasil B Santa Catarina (state) Alessandro Weiss
1997 Stock Car Brasil B Rio de Janeiro (state) Cacá Bueno WB Motorsport
1998 Stock Car Brasil B São Paulo (state) Carlos Cunha A.Mattheis Motorsport
1999 Stock Car Brasil B São Paulo (state) Mario Covas Netto WB Motorsport
2000 Stock Car Brasil Light São Paulo (state) Rogerio Motta Carlos Alves Competition
2001 Stock Car Brasil Light Paraná (state) Thiago Marques Action Power
2002 Stock Car Brasil Light Santa Catarina (state) Mateus Greipel F&F Racing
2003 Stock Car Brasil Light São Paulo (state) Luis Carreira Jr. RC Competições
2004 Stock Car Brasil Light Paraná (state) Diogo Pachenki PowerTech
2005 Stock Car Brasil Light São Paulo (state) Renato Jader David Carreira Racing
2006 Stock Car Brasil Light São Paulo (state) Marcos Gomes Nova/RR Competições
2007 Stock Car Brasil Light São Paulo (state) Norberto Gresse AMG Motorsport
2008 Stock Car Copa Vicar São Paulo (state) Fabio Carreira RCM Motorsport
2009 Stock Car Copa Vicar São Paulo (state) Rafael Daniel Full Time Sports
2010 Copa Chevrolet Montana Paraná (state) Diogo Pachenki Nascar Motorsport
2011 Copa Chevrolet Montana São Paulo (state) Rafael Daniel Gramacho Racing
2012 Copa Chevrolet Montana São Paulo (state) Rafael Daniel Nascar Motorsport
2013 Campeonato Brasileiro de Turismo Tocantins Felipe Fraga W2 Racing

Fatal accidents[edit]

  • On 9 December 2007, Rafael Sperafico, of the Sperafico racing family, died during the final race of the Stock Car Light 2007 season at Interlagos. His cousins Rodrigo and Ricardo Sperafico race in the top-level series. It was the first fatal accident in the Stock Car Light series.[1][2][3]
  • On April 3, 2011, Gustavo Sondermann, competing in a Copa Chevrolet Montana race, was killed at Interlagos in an accident almost identical to that of Sperafico, four years earlier.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acidente mata Rafael Sperafico durante prova em Interlagos" (in Portuguese). Folha de São Paulo. 9 December 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2007. 
  2. ^ "Piloto da Stock Car Light morre em acidente em São Paulo" (in Portuguese). UOL Esporte. 9 December 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2007. 
  3. ^ "Rafael Sperafico loses his life". F1-Live.com. 10 December 2007. Retrieved 11 December 2007. 
  4. ^ Honorio, Rafael (2011-04-03). "Após acidente, Gustavo Sondermann tem morte cerebral confirmada". http://globoesporte.globo.com (in Portuguese) (Organizações Globo). Retrieved 2011-04-04. 

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