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2008 Formula BMW Americas season

2008 Formula BMW Americas season
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The 2008 Formula BMW Americas season was the 5th season of Formula BMW Americas, formerly Formula BMW USA, an open wheel racing series for junior drivers, whose mission is to develop talented young drivers and introduce them to auto racing.

The championship is mainly raced in USA, the only exceptions are in June for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal and in November for the Brazilian Grand Prix, both as a Formula One support race. The series crowned champion Alexander Rossi.[1]

Teams and drivers

  • All cars are powered by BMW engines, and Mygale FB02 chassis. Guest drivers in italics.
Team No Driver Class Rounds
23x15px Jensen Motorsport 2 23x15px Velibor Jovanovic R 1-2
23x15px Corey Dalenberg 5
23x15px Amir Nasr Racing 6 23x15px Felipe Nasr R 7
12 23x15px Lucas Foresti R 7
23x15px EuroInternational 7 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 1-4
23x15px Adrien Tambay 5
23x15px Alfonso Toldeno 6-7
9 23x15px Giancarlo Vilarinho R All
16 23x15px Alexander Rossi All
29 23x15px David Ostella R All
23x15px Apex-HBR Racing Team 10 23x15px Maxime Pelletier 1-5
17 23x15px Mikaël Grenier R All
19 23x15px Alexandre Ruiz R All
20 23x15px Jorge Gonzalvez All
23x15px Euro Junior Team 11 23x15px Daniel Juncadella 2, 4, 7
23x15px Atlantic Racing 14 23x15px Asad Rahman R 2, 4
66 23x15px Oliver Millroy R 2, 7
23x15px Team Autotecnica 15 23x15px Doru Sechelariu 2
32 23x15px William Buller 2
50 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo R All
53 23x15px Gabby Chaves 5
70 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 5-7
23x15px Integra Motorsports 18 23x15px Mihai Marinescu 2
Icon Class
R Rookie Cup

Results and Standings

Races

Round Event Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 23x15px Monterey Festival of Speed May 17 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px David Ostella 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo 23x15px Team Autotecnia
R2 May 18 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo 23x15px Team Autotecnia
2 R1 23x15px Canadian Grand Prix June 8 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 23x15px EuroInternational
R2 June 9 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo 23x15px Mikaël Grenier 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
3 R1 23x15px EMCO Gears Classic June 21 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R2 June 22 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
4 R1 23x15px Northeast GP of Lime Rock July 11 Cancelled
R2 July 12 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Daniel Juncadella 23x15px EuroInternational
R3 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
5 R1 23x15px Generac 500 Road America August 8 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Adrien Tambay 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R2 August 9 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R3 August 10 23x15px Mikaël Grenier 23x15px Gabby Chaves 23x15px Adrien Tambay 23x15px Apex-HBR Racing Team
6 R1 23x15px Loud Energy Drink 150 September 27 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R2 September 28 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Giancarlo Vilarinho 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R3 September 28 Cancelled
7 R1 23x15px Grande Prêmio do Brasil November 1 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational
R2 November 2 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px Alexander Rossi 23x15px EuroInternational

Drivers

  • Points are awarded as follows:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 PP
30 24 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 1
  • Points are awarded as follows in events where less than 26 cars take the start of the race:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 PP
20 15 12 10 8 6 4 3 2 1 1
Pos Driver LAG
1

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LAG
2

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CAN
1

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CAN
2

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MOH
1

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MOH
2

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LRP
1

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LRP
2

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LRP
3

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ROA
1

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ROA
2

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ROA
3

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NJM
1

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NJM
2

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NJM
3

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BRA
1

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BRA
2

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Pts Prize Money
1 23x15px Alexander Rossi 10 2 3 1 1 1 C 5 1 1 1 11 1 1 C 1 1 249 $10.800
2 23x15px Ricardo Favoretto 2 Ret 1 Ret 2 2 2 2 8 5 4 7 9 11 4 153 $6.750
3 23x15px Gianmarco Raimondo 1 1 2 Ret 7 8 4 3 10 7 Ret 3 6 6 5 134 $6.075
4 23x15px Mikaël Grenier 3 8 DSQ 10 6 4 7 4 3 9 2 8 2 3 Ret 128 $5.775
5 23x15px Alexandre Ruiz 5 4 Ret 5 4 6 9 9 4 3 3 5 4 9 9 118 $5.475
6 23x15px Giancarlo Vilarinho 8 5 7 2 9 3 10 8 5 10 5 2 3 4 Ret 118 $5.250
7 23x15px Jorge Goncalvez 6 6 6 4 5 9 8 Ret 6 6 6 6 5 Ret 11 90 $4.200
8 23x15px Maxime Pelletier 4 3 DSQ Ret 3 5 3 6 9 11 8 77 $3.600
9 23x15px David Ostella 7 9 Ret DSQ 8 7 6 5 11 8 7 4 7 12 8 64 $3.150
10 23x15px Felipe Nasr 5 3 25 $1.125
11 23x15px Velibor Jovanovic 9 7 9 7 20 $975
11 23x15px Alfonso Toledano 9 8 7 7 19 $900
11 23x15px Lucas Foresti 10 10 6 $300
11 23x15px Corey Dalenberg 12 Ret 9 4 $225
guest drivers ineligible for points
23x15px Daniel Juncadella 4 14 C 1 7 C 2 2 0 $0
23x15px Adrien Tambay 2 2 1 0 $0
23x15px Oliver Millroy Ret 6 8 6 0 $0
23x15px Doru Sechelariu 8 3 0 $0
23x15px Gabby Chaves 7 4 10 0 $0
23x15px Mihai Marinescu 5 15 0 $0
23x15px Asad Rahman 10 8 11 Ret 0 $0
23x15px William Buller 12 9 0 $0
Pos Driver LAG
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LAG
2

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CAN
1

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CAN
2

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MOH
1

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MOH
2

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LRP
1

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LRP
2

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LRP
3

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ROA
1

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ROA
2

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ROA
3

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NJM
1

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NJM
2

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NJM
3

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BRA
1

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BRA
2

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Pts Prize Money
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)

Bold - Pole
Italics - Fastest Lap
R - Rookie Cup

References

  1. ^ "Millville round 14 race summary". motorsport.com. 2008-09-28. Archived from the original on 2009-06-17. Retrieved 2009-05-28. 

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