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2012 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain

2012 Porsche Carrera Cup GB season
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The 2012 Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain is a multi-event, one make motor racing championship held across England and Scotland. The championship features a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, competing in Porsche 911 GT3 cars that conform to the technical regulations for the championship. It is a multi class championship, with drivers grouped based on their ability and experience into three classes: Professional, Professional-Amateur 1 (Pro-Am 1)and Professional-Amateur 2 (Pro-Am 2).[1] It forms part of the extensive program of support categories built up around the BTCC centrepiece.

This season will be the tenth Porsche Carrera Cup Great Britain. The season will commence on 1 April at Brands Hatch – on the circuit's Indy configuration – and will conclude on 21 October at the same venue, utilising the Grand Prix circuit, after twenty races to be held at ten meetings, all in support of the 2012 British Touring Car Championship.

Entry list

The official entry list was released on 13 March, including 21 full-season entries.[2]

Team No. Driver Class Rounds
Redline Racing 0 23x15px Michael Meadows All
00 23x15px Glynn Geddie[3] 1–7
1 23x15px James Sutton 8–10
25 23x15px Víctor Jiménez PA1 All
29 23x15px Yücel Özbek PA1 1–8
77 23x15px Ahmad Al Harthy[4] PA1 All
99 23x15px Keith Webster PA1 1–3, 6–7, 9–10
Team Parker Racing 5 23x15px Richard Plant[5] All
7 23x15px Sam Tordoff[6] All
17
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard
PA1 1–2, 4, 6
18 23x15px Andy Meyrick 6–10
23 23x15px Daniel Lloyd[7] All
24 23x15px Derek Pierce PA1 All
Juta Racing 8 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis All
19 23x15px Tautvydas Barštys PA2 1, 4–5
Celtic Speed 11 23x15px George Brewster PA1 1, 3, 5, 7, 9–10
45 23x15px Rory Butcher All
SIBSport 15 23x15px Tania Mann PA2 1–3, 6–7
Parr Motorsport 20 23x15px Ben Barker[8] All
36
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard
PA1 2, 4
49 23x15px Chris Dymond[9] 1, 3
55 23x15px Richard Denny PA2 9–10
Speedlover 27 23x15px Jean Glorieux PA2 1
GT Marques 47 23x15px Fraser O'Brien PA2 6
70 23x15px Oliver Mortimer PA1 All
Goff Racing 59 23x15px Will Goff PA2 1, 4–6, 8–10
Icon Class
PA1 Pro-Am 1
PA2 Pro-Am 2

Race calendar and results

On 20 September 2011, the British Touring Car Championship announced the race calendar for the 2012 season, for all of the series competing on the TOCA package.[10] All races were held in the United Kingdom.

Round Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Brands Hatch (Indy), Kent 31 March 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Richard Plant Team Parker Racing
R2 1 April 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Richard Plant 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
2 R3 Donington Park (National), Leicestershire 15 April 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
R4 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
3 R5 Thruxton Circuit, Hampshire 29 April 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
R6 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Daniel Lloyd Team Parker Racing
4 R7 Oulton Park (Island), Cheshire 10 June 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Sam Tordoff Team Parker Racing
R8 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
5 R9 Croft Circuit, North Yorkshire 23 June 23x15px Rory Butcher 23x15px Rory Butcher 23x15px Rory Butcher Celtic Speed
R10 24 June 23x15px Rory Butcher 23x15px Rory Butcher 23x15px Rory Butcher Celtic Speed
6 R11 Snetterton (300) Circuit, Norfolk 12 August 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Sam Tordoff Team Parker Racing
R12 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Sam Tordoff Team Parker Racing
7 R13 Knockhill Racing Circuit, Fife 26 August 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker Parr Motorsport
R14 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker Parr Motorsport
8 R15 Rockingham Motor Speedway, Northamptonshire 23 September 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Ben Barker Parr Motorsport
R16 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Sam Tordoff 23x15px Ben Barker Parr Motorsport
9 R17 Silverstone (National), Northamptonshire 7 October 23x15px Ben Barker 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Ben Barker Parr Motorsport
R18 23x15px Michael Meadows 23x15px Rory Butcher 23x15px Michael Meadows Redline Racing
10 R19 Brands Hatch (GP), Kent 21 October 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis Juta Racing
R20 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 23x15px Daniel Lloyd 23x15px Sam Tordoff Team Parker Racing

Championship standings

A driver's best 19 scores counted towards the championship, with any other points being discarded.

Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. Pts
1 23x15px Michael Meadows 3 1 1 1 1 4 2 1 Ret 2 2 2 2 6 3 3 4 1 11 7 320
2 23x15px Ben Barker 5 5 2 Ret 2 5 6 7 5 7 Ret 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 5 2 282
3 23x15px Sam Tordoff 4 4 4 4 10 12 1 3 3 5 1 1 3 Ret 7 4 7 5 2 1 274
4 23x15px Jonas Gelžinis 2 3 3 2 8 6 3 2 2 3 DSQ 5 4 11 2 8 8 3 1 10 4 259
5 23x15px Rory Butcher 7 13 6 6 3 3 5 4 1 1 5 11 Ret 2 5 2 3 7 3 3 3 254
6 23x15px Daniel Lloyd Ret 2 8 3 5 1 4 5 6 4 4 12 5 3 9 Ret Ret 9 4 5 9 202
7 23x15px Richard Plant 1 7 15 5 4 8 7 6 11 11 7 6 Ret 5 6 6 6 2 7 4 196
8 23x15px Ahmad Al Harthy 10 11 5 7 6 7 10 9 7 8 Ret 8 6 4 Ret 7 9 8 10 Ret 143
9 23x15px Oliver Mortimer 11 9 12 Ret 11 10 11 8 10 10 9 10 7 8 11 10 12 10 13 11 3 108
10 23x15px Glynn Geddie 6 8 9 8 9 2 16 Ret 4 6 6 7 10 Ret 2 105
11 23x15px Derek Pierce 8 Ret 7 9 13 14 9 10 8 9 13 13 Ret 7 10 Ret 10 11 8 9 104
12 23x15px Víctor Jiménez DSQ 12 10 10 12 11 8 11 9 16 8 9 8 Ret 12 9 11 Ret 12 8 4 92
13 23x15px Andy Meyrick 3 4 DSQ Ret 4 Ret 5 6 6 Ret 4 72
14 23x15px James Sutton 8 5 2 Ret 9 6 55
15 23x15px Keith Webster 14 14 13 Ret 14 15 10 14 11 9 Ret Ret 14 12 36
16 23x15px Yücel Özbek 15 18 Ret Ret 16 16 13 14 12 12 11 16 12 10 Ret 11 34
17 23x15px George Brewster 12 10 15 13 15 13 9 Ret 13 13 16 14 33
18 23x15px Chris Dymond 13 6 7 9 29
19 23x15px Will Goff 16 16 15 13 13 14 14 17 13 12 15 12 15 13 27
20
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Karl Leonard
11 11 12 12 18
21
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Michael Leonard
9 Ret 14 Ret 14 Ret Ret 15 2 10
22 23x15px Tania Mann 17 Ret 16 12 17 17 15 19 Ret NC 5
23 23x15px Fraser O'Brien 12 18 4
24 23x15px Tautvydas Barštys Ret 15 17 Ret 14 15 4
25 23x15px Richard Denny 14 Ret 17 15 3
26 23x15px Jean Glorieux Ret 17 0
Pos Driver BHI DON THR OUL CRO SNE KNO ROC SIL BHGP Pen. 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)

References

  1. ^ "Classification". Porsche GB. Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Cliffe, Andrew (13 March 2012). "2012 Porsche Carrera Cup GB entry unveiled". racingexposure.com (Racing Exposure). Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Turner, Kevin (1 March 2012). Bradley, Charles, ed. "Geddie to Redline for Carrera Cup". Autosport (Teddington, Middlesex: Haymarket Publications) 207 (9): p. 83. 
  4. ^ "Al Harthy confirms Carrera Cup GB programme". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 21 February 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Plant confirms Carrera Cup GB campaign". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 11 January 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Paice, Simon (27 January 2012). "Tordoff Confirms Carrera Cup Return". The Checkered Flag (BlackEagleMedia Network). Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Lloyd joins Parker for Porsche Carrera Cup GB". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 13 January 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Barker set for Porsche Carrera Cup GB campaign". Porsche GB (Porsche Cars Great Britain Ltd.). 23 January 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  9. ^ Surgay, Thomas (31 January 2012). "Dymond Joins Carrera Cup With Parr Motorsport". BTCC Crazy (James Mappin). Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "BTCC issues 2012 dates". British Touring Car Championship (TOCA). 20 September 2011. Retrieved 22 January 2012.