Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup

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Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup
2016 Formula Renault 2.0 NEC logo.svg
Category Formula Renault 2.0
Country Europe
Inaugural season 2006
Constructors Renault[1]
Engine suppliers Renault
Tyre suppliers Michelin[2]
Drivers' champion Switzerland Louis Delétraz
Teams' champion Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing
Official website necup.com
Motorsport current event.svg Current season

The Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup (NEC FR2.0) is a Formula Renault 2.0 championship originally held in Northern Europe (Germany, Netherlands and Belgium), but has expanded over the years to the whole of Europe. The series was created in 2006 to merge the Formula Renault 2.0 Germany created in 1991 and the Formula Renault 2.0 Netherlands created in 2003.

The NEC Formula Renault 2.0 is organised by its promotor MdH Consultants with assistance of Renault Sport Germany
In 2007, a Winter Cup, the first off-season championship of this series, was organised in December, in Hockenheim and Oschersleben. The winner got a free entry for the 2008 NEC season.

The cars use Tatuus chassis and the 2.0 L Renault Clio engines like other Formula Renault 2.0 series. Michelin is the tyre supplier.

Points are allowed as following : 30 for the winner, 24 for the 2nd, 20 for the 3rd, then 17, 16, 15... until 1 for the 20. Only classified drivers are awarded by points.

A secondary class, the Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup FR2000, was first contested in 2010.

Champions[edit]

Formula Renault 2.0 Germany[edit]

Season Series Name Champion
1991 Formula Renault Germany Germany Joachim Beule
1992 Germany Thomas Wöhrle
1993 Germany Arnd Meier
1994 Germany Marcel Tiemann
1995 Germany Ralf Druckenmüller
1996 Germany Alexander Müller
1997 Austria Robert Lechner
1998 Netherlands Hugo van der Ham
1999 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner[3]
2000 Not held
2001 Formula Renault 2000 Germany Germany Marcel Lasée
2002 Austria Christian Klien
2003 United Kingdom Ryan Sharp
2004 United States Scott Speed
2005 Formula Renault 2.0 Germany Finland Pekka Saarinen

Formula Renault 2.0 Netherlands[edit]

Season Series Name Champion Team Champion
1991 Formula Renault Netherlands Netherlands Frank ten Wolde Netherlands Nomag Racing
1992 unknown
1993
1994
1995
1996–
2002
Not held. Run as Benelux Series
2003 Formula Renault 2000 Netherlands Netherlands Paul Meijer Netherlands AR Motorsport
2004 Netherlands Junior Strous Netherlands AR Motorsport
2005 Netherlands Renger van der Zande Netherlands van Amersfoort Racing

Formula Renault 2.0 Northern European Cup[edit]

Season Champion Team Champion Secondary Class Champion
2006 Portugal Filipe Albuquerque Italy JD Motorsport not awarded
2007 Germany Frank Kechele Germany Motopark Academy
2008 Finland Valtteri Bottas Germany Motopark Academy
2009 Portugal António Félix da Costa Germany Motopark Academy
2010 Belgium Ludwig Ghidi Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing Denmark Dear Schilling (FR2000)
2011 Spain Carlos Sainz Jr. Finland Koiranen bros. not awarded
2012 United Kingdom Jake Dennis United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports
2013 United Kingdom Matt Parry not awarded
2014 United Kingdom Ben Barnicoat Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing
2015 Switzerland Louis Delétraz Germany Josef Kaufmann Racing Belgium Max Defourny (Rookie)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Technical specifications". Formula Renault 2.0. Renault Sport. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "NEC heads for promising season with more than 20 registered cars". necup.com. MdH Consultants AG. 27 February 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Zsolt Baumgartner". mcz.com. Retrieved 9 July 2016. 

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