French F4 Championship
|Category||Open-wheeled Single Seater|
|Country||France, mainland Europe|
|Engine suppliers||Renault 1600 cc|
|Tyre suppliers||Kumho Tires|
|Drivers' champion||Lasse Sørensen|
French F4 Championship, formerly known as Formula Renault Campus France, Formula Campus, Formul'Academy Euro Series, F4 Eurocup 1.6 is a form of open wheel racing founded in 1993 by Louis Drouet. It is based in France and aims at karting graduates, like Formula Ford, ADAC Formel Masters and Formula Abarth. The series currently organized in collaboration with the Fédération Française du Sport Automobile (FFSA), Auto Sport Academy and Total S.A.. The champion receives support to continue in one of the Formula Renault 2.0 championships.
Chassis and survival cell is of carbon fibre composite monocoque construction. The car was designed to comply with the 2008 FIA F3 standards. The 1600cc Renault K4MRS engine produces about 140 hp. The transmission has five forward speeds with sequential shift mechanism. Kumho is the single tyre supplier for the French F4 Championship.
- The event schedule usually takes place over three days (normally Friday to Sunday) with testing or free practice sessions on the first day, a qualifying session first and race of 25' in second day. The third day has second race that also lasts 25 minutes. The qualifying session determines the starting order for first race and the second fastest time the grid for second race.
- Tyres allocated to each driver in sets of 4 at each meeting of competition.
- Drivers for 2011 season must be born between 1 January 1988 and 31 December 1996.
- Points are awarded to the first ten finishers of each race in the following order:
|Season||Series Name||Champion||Junior Champion||International Champion|
|1993||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Sébastien Philippe||not awarded|
|1994||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Franck Montagny|
|1995||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Renaud Malinconi|
|1996||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Philippe Bénoliel|
|1997||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Marcel Costa|
|1998||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Westley Barber|
|1999||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Adam Jones|
|2000||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Stéphane Morat|
|2001||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Bruce Lorgeré-Roux|
|2002||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Loïc Duval|
|2003||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Laurent Groppi|
|2004||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Jacky Ferré|
|2005||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Jean Karl Vernay|
|2006||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Kévin Estre|
|2007||Formula Campus by Renault and Elf||Jean-Éric Vergne|
|2008||Formul'Academy Euro Series||Arthur Pic|
|2009||Formul'Academy Euro Series||Benjamin Bailly|
|2010||F4 Eurocup 1.6||Stoffel Vandoorne|
|2011||French F4 Championship||Matthieu Vaxivière|
|2012||French F4 Championship||Alexandre Baron|
|2013||French F4 Championship||Anthoine Hubert|
|2014||French F4 Championship||Lasse Sørensen||Dorian Boccolacci||Lasse Sørensen|
- All the cars are maintained, ran and tested by Renault Sport.
- "New - French F4 Championship". Auto Sport Academy. 14 October 2010. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- "A STATE‐OF‐THE‐ART SINGLE SEATER" (PDF). Auto Sport Academy. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
- "To become a driver". Auto Sport Academy. Retrieved 25 February 2011.
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