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2008 FF1M Season

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Overview

The 2008 FF1M Season was the 24th season of FF1M, started in September 2012 and finished in January 2013.

The Championship was won by Jenson Button form TornadoF1, 32 points ahead of Gui Racing's Christian Klien. Button won the title two races remaining in Abu Dhabi, where he need advantage at least 24 points. Jenson finished race in 2nd, so Klien need at least 5th. Austrian failed to make it with 6th.

Changes for 2008

Technlogies

  • Traction Control and Launch Control are banned from the 2008 Season onwards.
  • Teams are now able to research Front Bridge Wing, Sidepod Mounted Mirrors, Vented Nosecone, Aerodynamic Wheel Covers and the Shark Fin Engine Cover.
  • Teams are also able to research Kenetic Energy Recovery Systems (KERS) however these cannot be used until 2009.

Teams

  • MRD Racing will leave the sport stating that they are unable to commit the time to a championship challenge.
  • GR Motorsports and Autodynamics Grand Prix enter the series.

Drivers and Teams

Entry List

Team Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers Test Driver/s
22px-Flag of Denmark.svg-1- Scuderia Pedersen Shell Toyota Toyota Pirelli 1 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Luca Badoer
2 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Kimi Raikkonen
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Vodafone Dark Wolf Mercedes Mercedes Pirelli 3 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Mark Webber 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Lucas Di Grassi
22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg
4 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Marc Gene
22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- RBS Gui Racing Toyota Toyota Pirelli 5 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Felipe Massa
6 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Christian Klien
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- ING Shake n' Bake Motorsport Shake n Bake V10T Pirelli 7 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of South Africa.svg-1- Adrian Zaugg
8 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Neel Jani
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Gauloises TornadoF1 Mercedes Mercedes Pirelli 9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Pedro De La Rosa
10 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Giorgio Pantano
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR Petronas FJR V10T Pirelli 11 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nico Rosberg India Karun Chandhok
22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Alexander Wurz
12 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Red Bull Shannon Renault-logo-1- Renault Pirelli 14 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Mike Conway
15 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Dodgem Racing Ferrari Ferrari Pirelli 16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- David Coulthard 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Gary Paffett
17 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Timo Glock
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Exolite F1 Exolite V10T Pirelli 18 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Anthony Davidson 22px-Flag of None.svg-1-
19 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Sebastien Bourdais
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Kingfisher Mitchell BMW BMW Pirelli 20 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Jarno Trulli 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Alexander Wurz
21 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Sebastien Buemi

22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Scuderia Andy Racing

Ferrari Ferrari Pirelli 22 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Nelson Piquet Jnr 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Kamui Kobayashi
23 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Adrian Sutil
22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Virgin SF1 Racing Renault-logo-1- Renault Pirelli 24 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Rubens Barrichello 22px-Flag of None.svg-1-
25 22px-Flag of Finland.svg-1- Heikki Kovalainen
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lucozade Ajay Motorsports Ajay V10T Pirelli 26 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Nick Heidfeld 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Luca Filippi
27 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Takuma Sato
22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- GR Motorsports BMW BMW Pirelli 28 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Giancarlo Fisichella 22px-Flag of Russia.svg-1- Vitaly Petrov
29 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean
22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Autodynamics Renault-logo-1- Renault Pirelli 30 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Vitantonio Liuzzi 22px-Flag of Portugal.svg-1- Alvaro Parente
31 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Javier Villa

2008 Schedule

Testing Schedule

Test Date Country Circuit Fastest Driver (Team)
Pre Season
1 4th February 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Rubens Barrichello (SF1 Racing)
5th February 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica (Gui Racing)
2 9th February 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spain Circuit de Jerez 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Felipe Massa (Gui Racing)
10th February 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica (Gui Racing)
3 15th February 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italy Autodromo Nazionale de Monza 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Pedersen)
16th February 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button (Tornado)
4 20th February 22px-Flag of Turkey.svg-1- Turkey Istanbul International Circuit 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Sebastian Vettel (Pedersen)
21st February 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton (Shake n' Bake)
5 26th February 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Abu Dhabi Yas Marina 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- David Coulthard (Dodgem)
27th February 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica (Gui Racing)
Mid Season
1 1st April 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Japan Okayama International Circuit 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton (Shake n' Bake)
2nd April 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Felipe Massa (Gui Racing)
3rd April 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Pedro de la Rosa (Tornado)
2 12th July 22px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg-1- Czech Republic Brno 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton (Shake n' Bake)
13th July 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Rubens Barrichello (SF1 Racing)
14th July 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton (Shake n' Bake)
3 20th September 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- David Coulthard (Dodgem)
21st September 22px-Flag of France.svg-1- Romain Grosjean (GRM)
22nd September 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Pedro de la Rosa (Tornado)

Season Schedule

Round Date Grand Prix Circuit
1 16th March 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Australian Grand Prix Albert Park
2 23rd March 22px-Flag of Malaysia.svg-1- Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit
3 20th April 22px-Flag of San Marino.svg-1- San Marino Grand Prix Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari
4 27th April 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Spanish Grand Prix Valencia Street Circuit
5 11th May 22px-Flag of Europe.svg-1- European Grand Prix Nurburgring
6 25th May 22px-Flag of Monaco.svg-1- Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco
7 8th June 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
8 22nd June 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Austrian Grand Prix Red Bull Ring
9 6th July 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- British Grand Prix Silverstone
10 20th July 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- German Grand Prix Hockenheimring
11 3rd August 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg-1- Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring
12 7th September 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps
13 14th September 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Italian Grand Prix Monza
14 28th September 22px-Flag of Singapore.svg-1- Singapore Grand Prix Marina Bay Circuit
15 12th October 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yas Marina
16 19th October 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka Circuit
17 2nd November 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Brazilian Grand Prix Interlagos

Results

Rnd Circuit Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team
1 22px-Flag of Australia.svg-1- Albert Park, Melbourne 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
2 22px-Flag of Malaysia.svg-1- Sepang International Circuit 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
3 22px-Flag of San Marino.svg-1- Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR
4 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Valencia Street Circuit 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Giorgio Pantano 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
5 22px-Flag of Europe.svg-1- Nurburgring 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Christian Klien 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Christian Klien 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Gui Racing
6 22px-Flag of Monaco.svg-1- Circuit de Monaco 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
7 22px-Flag of Canada.svg-1- Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR
8 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Red Bull Ring, Spielberg 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Gui Racing
9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Silverstone Circuit 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
10 22px-Flag of Germany.svg-1- Hockenheimring 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- FJR
11 22px-Flag of Hungary.svg-1- Hungaroring, Budapest 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado 22px-Flag of Austria.svg-1- Christian Klien 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Shannon
12 22px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Circuit de Spa Francorchamps 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Gui Racing
13 22px-Flag of Italy.svg-1- Autodromo Nazionale Monza 22px-Flag of Venezuela.svg-1- Pastor Maldonado 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1
14 22px-Flag of Singapore.svg-1- Marina Bay Circuit, Singapore 20px-Flag of Switzerland.svg-1- Sebastien Buemi 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Gui Racing
15 22px-Flag of the United Arab Emirates.svg-1- Yas Marina Circuit, Ab Dhabi 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Shannon
16 22px-Flag of Japan.svg-1- Suzuka Circuit, Japan 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Bruno Senna 22px-Flag of Poland.svg-1- Robert Kubica 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Lewis Hamilton 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Shake n' Bake
17 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1- Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace 22px-Flag of Spain.svg-1- Fernando Alonso 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- Jenson Button 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1- TornadoF1

Championship Positions

2008 Championship Positions
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