Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup

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Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup
Category One-make racing by Volkswagen
Country Germany Germany
Inaugural season 2004
Folded 2014
Drivers 24
Constructors Volkswagen
Engine suppliers Volkswagen
Tyre suppliers Dunlop
Last Drivers' champion South Africa Jordan Pepper
Official website volkswagen-motorsport.com

Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup was a one-make racing series by Volkswagen based in Germany, which used the Volkswagen Scirocco model. The first season was in 2010, having replaced the previous ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup which had run since 2004, it was a support series for the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, and was replaced in 2015 by the Audi Sport TT Cup.

Specifications[edit]

  • Engine displacement: 1,984 cc (121 cu in) DOHC inline-4
  • Gearbox: sProduction-based 6-speed paddle shift gearbox
  • Weight: 1,210 kg (2,668 lb)
  • Power output: 173 kW (232 hp)
  • Fuel: Aral Ultimate Racing 102 RON unleaded
  • Fuel capacity: Undisclosed
  • Fuel delivery: Natural gas multi-point injection
  • Aspiration: Single-turbocharged
  • Length: 4,256 mm (168 in)
  • Width: 1,810 mm (71 in)
  • Wheelbase: 1,380 mm (54 in)
  • Steering: Electromechanically supported rack and pinion steering

Drivers[edit]

As well as 2005 champion René Rast, a number of well-established drivers have passed through this series, these include World Touring Car Championship drivers Jaap van Lagen, Marin Colak and Jason Watt, ex-Champ Car driver Jan Heylen, 1986 Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft champion Kurt Thiim and 2009 Dakar Rally winner Giniel de Villiers. In 2010, "legend drivers" are going to be competing. So far, ex-Formula One regulars Martin Brundle and Jacques Laffite, the 1990 and 1992 World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz and five-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Frank Biela have all made appearances.

Scoring system[edit]

  • In 2010, points were awarded to the top twenty race finishers. No points were awarded for pole position or fastest race laps. Half-points of the values listed below were awarded for the first two races of the 2010 season. All results count towards the championship.[1]
Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
Points 60 48 40 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2

Champions[edit]

Season Series Name Champion
2004 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Germany Matthias Meyer
2005 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Germany René Rast
2006 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Sweden Jimmy Johansson
2007 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Germany Constantin Dressler
2008 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Germany Alexander Rambow
2009 ADAC Volkswagen Polo Cup Poland Maciek Steinhof
2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Germany Kris Heidorn
2011 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Poland Mateusz Lisowski
2012 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup Sweden Ola Nilsson
2013 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup South Africa Kelvin van der Linde
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup South Africa Jordan Pepper

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