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2002 International Formula 3000 season

2002 FIA International Formula 3000 season
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The 2002 International Formula 3000 season was the 18th season of International Formula 3000 motor racing. It featured the 2002 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship which was contested over twelve races from 30 March to 14 September 2002. Championship titles were awarded for both Drivers and Teams.

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers contested the 2002 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship.

Team Car # Driver Race weekends
23x15px Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 1 23x15px Ryan Briscoe 1-7
23x15px Thed Björk 8-12
2 23x15px Zsolt Baumgartner All
23x15px Petrobras Junior Team 3 23x15px Antônio Pizzonia All
4 23x15px Ricardo Sperafico All
23x15px Super Nova Racing 5 23x15px Tiago Monteiro All
6 23x15px Sébastien Bourdais All
23x15px Red Bull Junior Team 9 23x15px Patrick Friesacher All
10 23x15px Ricardo Mauricio All
23x15px Team Astromega 14 23x15px Mario Haberfeld All
15 23x15px Rob Nguyen All
23x15px European Minardi F3000 16 23x15px Alexandre Sperafico 1-9
23x15px Justin Keen 10-12
17 23x15px David Saelens 1-5
23x15px Alex Müller 6-9
23x15px Kristian Kolby 10-12
23x15px Arden International 18 23x15px Björn Wirdheim All
19 23x15px Tomáš Enge All
23x15px Durango Formula 20 23x15px Alex Müller 1-5
23x15px Derek Hill 6-12
21 23x15px Rodrigo Sperafico All
23x15px Coloni F3000 24 23x15px Enrico Toccacelo All
25 23x15px Giorgio Pantano All
23x15px PSM Racing Line 26 23x15px Tony Schmidt All
27 23x15px Nicolas Kiesa All

Note: Each entry used a Lola B02/50 chassis with a Zytek-Judd KV engine and Avon tyres, as mandated by the championship regulations.

Calendar

The 2002 FIA Formula 3000 International Championship was contested over twelve races.

Race No Track Country Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Lap
1 Interlagos 23x15px Brazil 30 March 2002 35 4.309=150.785 km 0'53:24.841 169.395 km/h Rodrigo Sperafico Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais
2 Imola 23x15px Italy 13 April 2002 32 4.933=157.619 km 0'51:39.076 183.096 km/h Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais Giorgio Pantano
3 Montmeló 23x15px Spain 27 April 2002 32 4.728=151.233 km 0'51:44.572 175.367 km/h Giorgio Pantano Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais
4 Spielberg 23x15px Austria 11 May 2002 35 4.326=151.410 km 0'48:53.862 185.788 km/h Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge
5 Monaco 23x15px Monaco 25 May 2002 45 3.37=151.65 km 1'07:40.545 134.449 km/h Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais Tomáš Enge
6 Nürburgring 23x15px Germany 22 June 2002 30 5.138=154.14 km 0'54:55.289 168.393 km/h Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais Tomáš Enge
7 Silverstone 23x15px United Kingdom 6 July 2002 30 5.141=154.126 km 0'49:45.388 185.856 km/h Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge
8 Magny-Cours 23x15px France 20 July 2002 35 4.251=148.599 km 0'54:58.076 162.202 km/h Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge Tomáš Enge
9 Hockenheim 23x15px Germany 27 July 2002 33 4.574=150.942 km 0'50:00.768 181.084 km/h Giorgio Pantano Giorgio Pantano Ricardo Sperafico
10 Budapest 23x15px Hungary 17 August 2002 38 3.975=151.044 km 0'59:25.829 152.491 km/h Enrico Toccacelo Tomáš Enge Ricardo Sperafico
11 Spa-Francorchamps 23x15px Belgium 31 August 2002 22 6.968=153.296 km 0'47:06.609 195.239 km/h Giorgio Pantano Sébastien Bourdais Sébastien Bourdais
12 Monza 23x15px Italy 14 September 2002 26 5.793=150.353 km 0'44:57.538 200.654 km/h Björn Wirdheim Björn Wirdheim Giorgio Pantano

Note: The race time/average speed for the provisional winner of Race 10 (Tomáš Enge) was 0'59:24.642/152.546 km/h. Enge was subsequently disqualified after failing a drug test.

Championship standings

Drivers Championship

Drivers Championship points were awarded at each race as follows: 10 points to the winner, 6 for runner-up, 4 for third place, 3 for fourth place, 2 for fifth place and 1 for sixth place.[1]

Place [2] ! Name Country Team 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px Total Points
1 Sébastien Bourdais 23x15px France Super Nova Racing - 10 4 - 10 10 6 6 - 4 6 - 56
2 Giorgio Pantano 23x15px Italy Coloni F3000 - 4 10 3 - - 3 4 10 6 10 4 54
3 Tomáš Enge 23x15px Czech Republic Arden International - 1 6 10 4 - 10 10 - - 3 6 50
4 Björn Wirdheim 23x15px Sweden Arden International 2 - - 6 - 1 1 - 6 3 - 10 29
5 Ricardo Sperafico 23x15px Brazil Petrobras Junior Team - - - - 2 6 4 - 1 2 4 3 22
6 Rodrigo Sperafico 23x15px Brazil Durango Formula 10 6 - - - - - - 4 - - - 20
7 Mario Haberfeld 23x15px Brazil Team Astromega 6 - 2 4 1 - - 2 3 - - - 18
8 Antônio Pizzonia 23x15px Brazil Petrobras Junior Team 3 3 - - 3 4 2 3 - - - - 18
9 Enrico Toccacelo 23x15px Italy Coloni F3000 1 - 1 1 - - - 1 - 10 - - 14
10 Patrick Friesacher 23x15px Austria Red Bull Junior Team - 2 - 2 6 3 - - - 1 - - 14
11 Ricardo Mauricio 23x15px Brazil Red Bull Junior Team 4 - 3 - - - - - - - 2 - 9
12 Nicolas Kiesa 23x15px Denmark PSM Racing Line - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 3
13 Tiago Monteiro 23x15px Portugal SuperNova Racing - - - - - - - - 2 - - - 2
14 Rob Nguyen 23x15px Australia Team Astromega - - - - - 2 - - - - - - 2
15 Zsolt Baumgartner 23x15px Hungary Coca-Cola Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - 1 1
16 Thed Björk 23x15px Sweden Coca-Cola Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
17 Derek Hill 23x15px United States Durango Formula - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
18 Justin Keen 23x15px United Kingdom European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
19 Kristian Kolby 23x15px Denmark European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
20 Alex Müller 23x15px Germany European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
21 Tony Schmidt 23x15px Germany PSM Racing Line - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
22 Alexandre Sperafico 23x15px Brazil European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
23 Ryan Briscoe 23x15px Australia Coca-Cola Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - 0
24 David Saelens 23x15px Belgium European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 0

Teams Championship

Teams Championship points were awarded on a 10-6-4-3-2-1 basis for the first six places at each race with points from both team cars counting towards each team’s total.[1]

Position [3] Team [3] 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px Points [3]
1 Arden International 2 1 6 16 4 1 11 10 6 3 3 16 79
2 Coloni F3000 1 4 11 4 - - 3 5 10 16 10 4 68
3 Super Nova Racing 0 10 4 0 10 10 6 6 2 4 6 0 58
4 Petrobras Junior Team 3 3 0 0 5 10 6 3 1 2 4 3 40
5 Red Bull Junior Team 4 2 3 2 6 3 0 0 - 1 2 - 23
6 Durango Formula 10 6 0 0 - 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 20
7 Team Astromega 6 0 2 4 1 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 20
8 PSM Racing Line 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 1 2 3
9 Coca Cola Nordic Racing 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
10 European Minardi F3000 - 0 0 - - 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0

Race results

Pos Driver INT 23x15px IMO 23x15px CAT 23x15px A1R 23x15px MON 23x15px NUR 23x15px SIL 23x15px MAG 23x15px HOC 23x15px HUN 23x15px SPA 23x15px MNZ 23x15px Pts
1 23x15px Sébastien Bourdais 14 1 3 Ret 1 1 2 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 56
2 23x15px Giorgio Pantano 8 3 1 4 Ret Ret 4 3 1 2 1 3 54
3 23x15px Tomáš Enge Ret 6 2 1 3 13 1 1 Ret DSQ 4 2 50
4 23x15px Björn Wirdheim 5 7 8 2 Ret 6 6 Ret 2 4 Ret 1 29
5 23x15px Ricardo Sperafico 7 14 9 8 5 2 3 15 6 5 3 4 22
6 23x15px Rodrigo Sperafico 1 2 7 12 Ret 8 9 8 3 Ret 12 8 20
7 23x15px Mario Haberfeld 2 Ret 5 3 6 Ret Ret 5 4 Ret 14 9 18
8 23x15px Antônio Pizzonia 4 4 10 7 4 3 5 4 Ret Ret Ret DSQ 18
9 23x15px Enrico Toccacelo 6 12 6 6 Ret Ret 8 6 Ret 1 Ret Ret 14
10 23x15px Patrick Friesacher 10 5 11 5 2 4 7 7 Ret 6 16 Ret 14
11 23x15px Ricardo Mauricio 3 Ret 4 15 7 9 Ret 10 Ret 11 5 Ret 9
12 23x15px Nicolas Kiesa 15 8 Ret 10 Ret 10 10 Ret Ret Ret 6 5 3
13 23x15px Tiago Monteiro 9 10 Ret 16 Ret Ret 13 9 5 13 Ret 10 2
14 23x15px Rob Nguyen 13 11 14 9 Ret 5 15 11 11 10 15 Ret 2
15 23x15px Zsolt Baumgartner Ret 9 Ret 11 Ret 12 14 12 8 7 8 6 1
16 23x15px Thed Björk Ret 7 8 13 7 0
17 23x15px Derek Hill Ret Ret 9 Ret 7 Ret 0
18 23x15px Justin Keen 9 9 Ret 0
19 23x15px Kristian Kolby 12 10 11 0
20 23x15px Alex Müller 11 Ret Ret 13 DSQ Ret 11 14 Ret 0
21 23x15px Tony Schmidt 16 Ret 13 14 Ret Ret Ret 13 Ret 14 11 12 0
22 23x15px Alexandre Sperafico Ret 15 15 Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 0
23 23x15px Ryan Briscoe 12 13 12 17 Ret Ret 12 0
24 23x15px David Saelens Ret Ret 16 Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver INT 23x15px IMO 23x15px CAT 23x15px A1R 23x15px MON 23x15px NUR 23x15px SIL 23x15px MAG 23x15px HOC 23x15px HUN 23x15px SPA 23x15px MNZ 23x15px 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

  • Tomáš Enge was disqualified from first place in Hungary after failing a drug test.
  • Antônio Pizzonia was disqualified from second place at Monza in Italy for running a rear wing element upside-down.
  • Alexander Müller was disqualified from sixth place at Monaco when his car was found to be underweight.

Complete Overview

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R15=retired, but classified R=retired NS=did not start DIS(1)=disqualified after finishing as winner

Place Name Country Team 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px 23x15px
1 Sébastien Bourdais 23x15px France Super Nova Racing 1 14 1 1 1 3 8 R 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 R 6 3 1 2 7 R
2 Giorgio Pantano 23x15px Italy Coloni F3000 10 8 3 3 3 1 2 4 13 R 6 R 3 4 3 3 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 3
3 Tomáš Enge 23x15px Czech Republic Arden International 2 R 7 6 2 2 1 1 7 3 2 13 1 1 1 1 2 R 1 DIS(1) 2 4 3 2
4 Björn Wirdheim 23x15px Sweden Arden International 5 5 11 7 12 8 5 2 6 R 10 6 7 6 10 R 3 2 9 4 5 R 1 1
5 Ricardo Sperafico 23x15px Brazil Petrobras Junior Team 9 7 16 14 10 9 9 8 8 5 3 2 4 3 5 15 11 6 4 5 9 3 8 4
6 Rodrigo Sperafico 23x15px Brazil Durango Formula 4 1 2 2 6 7 13 12 2 R 14 8 9 9 9 8 6 3 17 R15 17 12 11 8
7 Mario Haberfeld 23x15px Brazil Team Astromega 3 2 13 R 4 5 4 3 9 6 12 R 6 R 4 5 8 4 7 R 8 14 6 9
8 Antônio Pizzonia 23x15px Brazil Petrobras Junior Team 7 4 4 4 9 10 11 10 4 7 3 5 5 6 4 5 R10 8 R 3 R 5 DIS(2)
9 Enrico Toccacelo 23x15px Italy Coloni F3000 6 6 8 12 8 6 3 6 4 R 5 R 8 8 7 6 15 R 2 1 6 R 9 R
10 Patrick Friesacher 23x15px Austria Red Bull Junior Team 17 10 9 5 7 11 7 5 3 2 8 4 10 7 11 7 13 R 12 6 13 16 15 R
11 Ricardo Mauricio 23x15px Brazil Red Bull Junior Team 8 3 10 R 5 4 10 15 12 7 11 9 12 R 12 10 14 R 5 11 10 5 12 R
12 Nicolas Kiesa 23x15px Denmark PSM Racing Line 19 15 6 8 14 R 20 10 17 R 18 10 16 10 17 R 16 R 13 NS 7 6 14 5
13 Tiago Monteiro 23x15px Portugal SuperNova Racing 15 9 5 10 15 R 15 16 15 R 16 R 14 13 8 9 9 5 10 13 12 R 16 10
14 Rob Nguyen 23x15px Australia Team Astromega 12 13 18 11 17 14 12 9 11 R 4 5 13 15 13 11 12 11 11 10 11 15 4 R
15 Zsolt Baumgartner 23x15px Hungary Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 20 R 20 9 16 R 14 11 18 R 13 12 18 14 14 12 18 8 14 7 14 8 17 6
16 Thed Björk 23x15px Sweden Coca-Cola Nordic Racing - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 R 20 7 19 8 20 13 18 7
17 Derek Hill 23x15px United States Durango Formula - - - - - - - - - - 9 7 11 R 15 R 7 9 15 R 16 7 10 13
18 Justin Keen 23x15px United Kingdom European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 9 18 9 20 R
19 Kristian Kolby 23x15px Denmark European Minardi F3000 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18 12 19 10 19 11
20 Alex Müller 23x15px Germany Durango Formula 13 11 12 R 13 R 17 13 16 DIS(6)
European Minardi F3000 15 R 17 11 16 14 10 R - - - - - -
21 Tony Schmidt 23x15px Germany PSM Racing Line 16 16 17 R 19 13 18 14 20 NS 19 R 20 R 18 13 17 R 20 14 15 11 13 12
22 Alexandre Sperafico 23x15px Brazil European Minardi F3000 18 R 19 15 20 15 19 R 19 R 20 11 19 16 20 R 19 R - - - - - -
23 Ryan Briscoe 23x15px Australia Coca-Cola Nordic Racing 11 12 15 13 18 12 16 17 14 R 17 R 15 12 - - - - - - - - - -
24 David Saelens 23x15px Belgium European Minardi F3000 14 R 14 R 11 R 6 R 5 R - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sporting Regulations at www.fia.com Retrieved from replay.waybackmachine.org on 23 March 2011
  2. Drivers Classifications at www.fia.com Retrieved from replay.waybackmachine.org on 22 March 2011]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Teams Classifications at www.fia.com Retrieved from replay.waybackmachine.org on 22 March 2011

Further reading

  • Automobile Year 2002/2003, pages 234-238 & 270

External links