2009 Masters Series season

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2009 Masters Series season
Masters Logo copy.png
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 Flag of England.png Adam Rouse
Teams' Champion Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing
Masters Series Seasons
2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014


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
Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Aquarius Motorsports 99 Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen 2
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Constant Racing 11 Flag of Australia.png Richard Bayes 2-5
27 Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio 1-5
28 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Stanton ALL
86 Flag of the United Kingdom.png David Stanton 6,8
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Double Top Racing 53 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Peter Church 2-4,6
Flag of the United Kingdom.png DSR 86 Flag of the United Kingdom.png David Stanton 2-5
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Fusion Motorsports 0 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Fuller 4,6-9
70 Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Linton 7
73 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Phil Perkins 1-2,4-8
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Kernow Sport 12 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Wicks 1-4,6-9
Flag of the United Kingdom.png KinsmanBMW 55 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Chris Kinsman 1,3-5
Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing 77 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse 1-2, 4-9
88 Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey 1-7,9
99 Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen 3-9
Flag of the United Kingdom.png M-Sport Racing 74 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Matthew Lewis 2
Flag of Italy.png Nordsjoen Racing 19 Flag of Italy.png William Ponissi 4-7
31 Flag of the United States of America.png Bernie Bogansky 4-5,7-9
Flag of Finland.png Tanskanen Racing 69 Flag of Finland.png Juha Tanskanen 1
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Vod:Bul Racing 13 Flag of Romania.png Leontin Nemet 2,4
Flag of the United Kingdom.png Woods Racing 00 Flag of Greece.png Nikos Evangelidakis 5,9
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Martin Wright 4-5,7-9
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Ollie Woods 3-4

2009 Calendar

Rounds Race Title Circuit Date Time
Track time GMT
1-2 Laguna Seca Masters Flag of the United States of America.png Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey 26th July 13.00 20:00
3-4 Monza Masters Flag of Italy.png Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza 2nd August 13.00 20:00
5-6 Surfer's Paradise Masters Flag of Australia.png Surfer's Paradise, Queensland 9th August 14.00 20:00
7-8 Birmingham Masters Flag of the United States of America.png Barber Motorsports Park, Alabama 23rd August 13.00 20:00
9-10 Montreal Masters Flag of Canada.png Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal 30th August 13.00 20:00
11-12 Cadwell Park Masters Flag of England.png Cadwell Park, Lincolnshire 6th September 13.00 20:00
13-14 Spa-Francorchamps Masters Flag of Belgium (civil).png Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa 20th September 13.00 20:00
15-16 Brands Hatch Masters Flag of England.png Brands Hatch, Kent 27th September 18.00 20:00
17-18 Bathurst Masters Flag of Australia.png 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 Flag of the United States of America.png Laguna Seca Feature Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
2 Flag of the United States of America.png Laguna Seca Sprint Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
3 Flag of Italy.png Monza Feature Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
4 Flag of Italy.png Monza Sprint Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of the United Kingdom.png Phil Perkins Flag of the United Kingdom.png Fusion Motorsport Report
5 Flag of Australia.png Surfer's Paradise Feature Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
6 Flag of Australia.png Surfer's Paradise Sprint Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey Flag of Australia.png Richard Bayes Flag of the United Kingdom.png Constant Racing Report
7 Flag of the United States of America.png Birmingham Feature Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
8 Flag of the United States of America.png Birmingham Sprint Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
9 Flag of Canada.png Montreal Feature Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
10 Flag of Canada.png Montreal Sprint Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cadwell Park Feature Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Cadwell Park Sprint Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
13 Flag of Belgium (civil).png Spa-Francorchamps Feature Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Linton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Linton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Fusion Motorsport Report
14 Flag of Belgium (civil).png Spa-Francorchamps Sprint Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Linton Flag of the United Kingdom.png Fusion Motorsport Report
15 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brands Hatch Feature Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
16 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Brands Hatch Sprint Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
17 Flag of Australia.png Bathurst Feature Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United States of America.png MMC Racing Report
18 Flag of Australia.png Bathurst Sprint Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen Flag of the United States of America.png 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
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MON
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SUR
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BIR
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CAN
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CAD
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SPA
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BRN
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BAT
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Points
1 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Adam Rouse 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 1 2 2 389
2 Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Philip Cullen 4 7 2 Ret 2 4 2 3 1 2 Ret 3 2 Ret 1 1 271
3 Flag of the United States of America.png Ryan McConkey Ret 2 2 6 1 4 Ret 2 Ret 4 3 5 9 2 3 3 242
4 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Wicks 4 6 9 12 5 2 4 6 4 3 5 6 4 2 5 5 233
5 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Stanton 5 5 8 4 4 Ret 9 Ret 4 Ret Ret 7 4 5 9 4 4 4 189
6 Flag of Malta.png Joe Consiglio 2 3 3 2 3 3 Ret 3 Ret 2 173
7 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Phil Perkins 3 4 Ret 1 3 Ret Ret 5 Ret 4 3 9 3 Ret 161
8 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Martin Wright 6 7 7 9 9 Ret 8 11 Ret 6 8 8 8 5 6 8 108
9 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Mark Fuller Ret 7 6 9 Ret 6 6 7 6 3 Ret 6 87
10 Flag of the United States of America.png Bernie Bogansky 7 6 5 8 8 8 Ret 10 7 7 7 7 84
11 Flag of Australia.png Richard Bayes 5 10 Ret 1 Ret 5 7 9 72
12 Flag of the United Kingdom.png David Stanton 6 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 3 Ret 6 Ret Ret DNS 64
13 Flag of the United Kingdom.png James Linton 1 1 51
14 Flag of Italy.png William Ponissi Ret 13 5 7 Ret 8 7 11 39
15 Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Kieran Ryan Ret Ret Ret 5 5 Ret Ret DNS 32
16 Flag of the Netherlands.png Daniel Bolman 5 6 26
17 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Chris Kinsman 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 17
18 Flag of Greece.png Nikos Evangelidakis 11 Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 12
19 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Matthew Lewis 10 8 8
20 Flag of Romania.png Leontin Nemet Ret Ret 10 10 6
21 Flag of Finland.png Juha Tanskanen Ret 8 5
22 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Peter Church Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret DSQ Ret 2
23 Flag of the United States of America.png Sonny Probst DNS DNS 0
24 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Ollie Woods Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
Pos Driver LAG
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MON
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SUR
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BIR
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CAN
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CAD
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SPA
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BRN
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BAT
Flag of Australia.png
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
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MON
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SUR
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BIR
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CAN
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CAD
Flag of England.png
SPA
Flag of Belgium (civil).png
BRN
Flag of England.png
BAT
Flag of Australia.png
Points
1 Flag of the United States of America.png 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 Flag of the United Kingdom.png 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 Flag of the United Kingdom.png 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 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Kernow Sport 12 4 6 9 12 5 2 4 6 4 3 5 6 4 2 5 5 233
5 Flag of Italy.png Nordsjoen Racing 19 Ret 13 5 7 Ret 8 7 11 105
31 5 8 8 8 Ret 10 7 7 7 7
6 Flag of the United Kingdom.png 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 Flag of the United Kingdom.png DSR 86 6 5 Ret Ret Ret 7 3 Ret 54
8 Flag of the Republic of Ireland.png Aquarius Motorsports 99 4 7 26
9 Flag of the United Kingdom.png KinsmanBMW 55 7 Ret Ret Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 17
10 Flag of the United Kingdom.png M-Sport Racing 74 10 8 8
11 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Vod:Bul Racing 13 Ret Ret 10 10 6
12 Flag of Finland.png Tanskanen Racing 69 Ret 8 5
13 Flag of the United Kingdom.png Double Top Racing 53 Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret DSQ Ret 2
Pos Team Car
No.
LAG
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MON
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SUR
Flag of Australia.png
BIR
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CAN
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CAD
Flag of England.png
SPA
Flag of Belgium (civil).png
BRN
Flag of England.png
BAT
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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