2009 Masters Series season

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2009 Masters Series season
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Competition Masters Series
Platform Used RFactor.png rFactor v1.255
Rounds 18
Vehicle(s) BMW E90
Tyre Supplier(s) Yokohama
Drivers 24
Teams 13
Drivers' Champion England Adam Rouse
Teams' Champion United States MMC Racing
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Masters Series

The 2009 Masters Series season was the first GPVWC Masters Series season. The series was organised in order to allow the league an alternative type of racing to the usual open wheel categories offered by the GPVWC.

Report

Race Weekend Format

2 races per ‘round’. Consisting of a 30 minute feature race, and a 20 minute sprint race. The starting grid for Race 2 will be the reversed results of Race 1.

Practice = 10 minutes
Qualifying = 15 minutes
Warm-up = 5 minutes
Race 1 (Feature) = 30 minutes
Race 2 (Sprint) = 20 minutes

Season summary

The season was largely dominated by Adam Rouse who took 10 victories on his way to a convincing points win over his nearest challengers, team-mates Philip Cullen and Ryan McConkey who along with Rouse went on to clinch the Constructors title for MMC Racing on its return to the GPVWC. The racing provided exciting battles, particularly in the reversed grid sprint races. The season provided us with 6 different race winners over 18 rounds in which 24 different drivers took part. The series first season was deemed a success and the format was carried over to the 2010 Masters Series season.

Teams and drivers

A selection of cars from the inaugural GPVWC Masters Series
Team Car
No.
Driver Rounds
Ireland Aquarius Motorsports 99 Ireland Philip Cullen 2
United Kingdom Constant Racing 11 Australia Richard Bayes 2-5
27 Malta Joe Consiglio 1-5
28 United Kingdom Mark Stanton ALL
86 United Kingdom David Stanton 6,8
United Kingdom Double Top Racing 53 United Kingdom Peter Church 2-4,6
United Kingdom DSR 86 United Kingdom David Stanton 2-5
United Kingdom Fusion Motorsports 0 United Kingdom Mark Fuller 4,6-9
70 United Kingdom James Linton 7
73 United Kingdom Phil Perkins 1-2,4-8
United Kingdom Kernow Sport 12 United Kingdom Mark Wicks 1-4,6-9
United Kingdom KinsmanBMW 55 United Kingdom Chris Kinsman 1,3-5
United States MMC Racing 77 United Kingdom Adam Rouse 1-2, 4-9
88 United States Ryan McConkey 1-7,9
99 Ireland Philip Cullen 3-9
United Kingdom M-Sport Racing 74 United Kingdom Matthew Lewis 2
Italy Nordsjoen Racing 19 Italy William Ponissi 4-7
31 United States Bernie Bogansky 4-5,7-9
Finland Tanskanen Racing 69 Finland Juha Tanskanen 1
United Kingdom Vod:Bul Racing 13 Romania Leontin Nemet 2,4
United Kingdom Woods Racing 00 Greece Nikos Evangelidakis 5,9
7 United Kingdom Martin Wright 4-5,7-9
8 United Kingdom Ollie Woods 3-4

2009 Calendar

Rounds Race Title Circuit Date Time
Track time GMT
1-2 Laguna Seca Masters United States Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey 26th July 13.00 20:00
3-4 Monza Masters Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza 2nd August 13.00 20:00
5-6 Surfer's Paradise Masters Australia Surfer's Paradise, Queensland 9th August 14.00 20:00
7-8 Birmingham Masters United States Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama 23rd August 13.00 20:00
9-10 Montreal Masters Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 30th August 13.00 20:00
11-12 Cadwell Park Masters England Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire 6th September 13.00 20:00
13-14 Spa-Francorchamps Masters Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa 20th September 13.00 20:00
15-16 Brands Hatch Masters England Brands Hatch, Kent 27th September 18.00 20:00
17-18 Bathurst Masters Australia Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst 4th October 13.00 20:00

Results and standings

Races

Rd. Event Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 United States Laguna Seca Feature United Kingdom Adam Rouse Malta Joe Consiglio United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
2 United States Laguna Seca Sprint United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
3 Italy Monza Feature United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
4 Italy Monza Sprint Malta Joe Consiglio United Kingdom Phil Perkins United Kingdom Fusion Motorsport Report
5 Australia Surfer's Paradise Feature Malta Joe Consiglio Malta Joe Consiglio United States Ryan McConkey United States MMC Racing Report
6 Australia Surfer's Paradise Sprint United States Ryan McConkey Australia Richard Bayes United Kingdom Constant Racing Report
7 United States Birmingham Feature Malta Joe Consiglio Malta Joe Consiglio United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
8 United States Birmingham Sprint United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
9 Canada Montreal Feature Malta Joe Consiglio United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
10 Canada Montreal Sprint United States Ryan McConkey United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
11 United Kingdom Cadwell Park Feature Ireland Philip Cullen United Kingdom Adam Rouse Ireland Philip Cullen United States MMC Racing Report
12 United Kingdom Cadwell Park Sprint United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
13 Belgium Spa-Francorchamps Feature United Kingdom James Linton United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom James Linton United Kingdom Fusion Motorsport Report
14 Belgium Spa-Francorchamps Sprint United States Ryan McConkey United Kingdom James Linton United Kingdom Fusion Motorsport Report
15 United Kingdom Brands Hatch Feature United Kingdom Adam Rouse Ireland Philip Cullen United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
16 United Kingdom Brands Hatch Sprint Ireland Philip Cullen United Kingdom Adam Rouse United States MMC Racing Report
17 Australia Bathurst Feature United Kingdom Adam Rouse United Kingdom Adam Rouse Ireland Philip Cullen United States MMC Racing Report
18 Australia Bathurst Sprint United Kingdom Adam Rouse Ireland Philip Cullen United States MMC Racing Report

Scoring system

Points are awarded to the top 12 classified finishers. Fastest lap and Pole Posistion for the Feature Race yeild a point each.

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th   11th   12th   Pole Position   Fastest Lap 
Points 25 22 20 18 16 10 8 5 4 3 2 1 1 1

Drivers standings

Pos Driver LAG
United States
MON
Italy
SUR
Australia
BIR
United States
CAN
Canada
CAD
England
SPA
Belgium
BRN
England
BAT
Australia
Points
1 United Kingdom Adam Rouse 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 1 2 2 389
2 Ireland Philip Cullen 4 7 2 Ret 2 4 2 3 1 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 1 1 271
3 United States Ryan McConkey Ret 2 2 6 1 4 Ret 2 Ret 4 3 5 9 2 3 3 242
4 United Kingdom Mark Wicks 4 6 9 12 5 2 4 6 4 3 5 6 4 2 5 5 233
5 United Kingdom Mark Stanton 5 5 8 4 4 Ret 9 Ret 4 Ret Ret 7 4 5 9 4 4 4 189
6 Malta Joe Consiglio 2 3 3 2 3 3 Ret 3 Ret 2 173
7 United Kingdom Phil Perkins 3 4 Ret 1 3 Ret Ret 5 Ret 4 3 9 3 Ret 161
8 United Kingdom Martin Wright 6 7 7 9 9 Ret 8 11 Ret 6 8 8 8 5 6 8 108
9 United Kingdom Mark Fuller Ret 7 6 9 Ret 6 6 7 6 3 Ret 6 87
10 United States Bernie Bogansky 7 6 5 8 8 8 Ret 10 7 7 7 7 84
11 Australia Richard Bayes 5 10 Ret 1 Ret 5 7 9 72
12 United Kingdom David Stanton 6 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 3 Ret 6 Ret Ret DNS 64
13 United Kingdom James Linton 1 1 51
14 Italy William Ponissi Ret 13 5 7 Ret 8 7 11 39
15 Ireland Kieran Ryan Ret Ret Ret 5 5 Ret Ret DNS 32
16 Netherlands Daniel Bolman 5 6 26
17 United Kingdom Chris Kinsman 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 17
18 Greece Nikos Evangelidakis 11 Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 12
19 United Kingdom Matthew Lewis 10 8 8
20 Romania Leontin Nemet Ret Ret 10 10 6
21 Finland Juha Tanskanen Ret 8 5
22 United Kingdom Peter Church Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret DSQ Ret 2
23 United States Sonny Probst DNS DNS 0
24 United Kingdom Ollie Woods Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver LAG
United States
MON
Italy
SUR
Australia
BIR
United States
CAN
Canada
CAD
England
SPA
Belgium
BRN
England
BAT
Australia
Points
Key
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)
Race cancelled (C)
Light blue Practiced only (PO)
Blank Did not participate (-)
Excluded (EX)
Withdrew entry before the event (WD)

Polesitter for the feature race in bold. Driver in italics has been awarded point for fastest lap.

Constructors standings

Pos Team Car
No.
LAG
United States
MON
Italy
SUR
Australia
BIR
United States
CAN
Canada
CAD
England
SPA
Belgium
BRN
England
BAT
Australia
Points
1 United States MMC Racing 77 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 1 2 2 876
88 Ret 2 2 6 1 4 Ret 2 Ret 4 3 5 9 2 3 3
99 2 Ret 2 4 2 3 1 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 1 1
2 United Kingdom Constant Racing 11 5 10 Ret 1 Ret 5 7 9 444
27 2 3 3 2 3 3 Ret 3 Ret 2
28 5 5 8 4 4 Ret 9 Ret 4 Ret Ret 7 4 5 9 4 4 4
86 6 Ret Ret DNS
3 United Kingdom Fusion Motorsports 0 6 9 Ret 6 6 7 6 3 Ret 6 291
70 1 1
73 3 4 Ret 1 3 Ret Ret 5 Ret 4 3 9 3 Ret
4 United Kingdom Kernow Sport 12 4 6 9 12 5 2 4 6 4 3 5 6 4 2 5 5 233
5 Italy Nordsjoen Racing 19 Ret 13 5 7 Ret 8 7 11 105
31 5 8 8 8 Ret 10 7 7 7 7
6 United Kingdom Woods Racing 00 6 Ret Ret Ret 84
7 8 11 Ret 6 8 8 8 5 6 8
8 Ret Ret Ret Ret
7 United Kingdom DSR 86 6 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 3 Ret 54
8 Ireland Aquarius Motorsports 99 4 7 26
9 United Kingdom KinsmanBMW 55 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 17
10 United Kingdom M-Sport Racing 74 10 8 8
11 United Kingdom Vod:Bul Racing 13 Ret Ret 10 10 6
12 Finland Tanskanen Racing 69 Ret 8 5
13 United Kingdom Double Top Racing 53 Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret DSQ Ret 2
Pos Team Car
No.
LAG
United States
MON
Italy
SUR
Australia
BIR
United States
CAN
Canada
CAD
England
SPA
Belgium
BRN
England
BAT
Australia
Points

Polesitter for the feature race in bold. Driver in italics has been awarded point for fastest lap.
Results when entered as a guest driver do not carry over for when a driver joined an official team.

Preceded by:
None
2009 Masters Series season
2009
Succeeded by:
2010 Masters Series season