2006 Season

 

 

Renault

 

Model: R26
Engine: Renault RS26 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
1 Fernando Alonso 1-18  
2 Giancarlo Fisichella 1-18  

 

Official Testdriver: Heikki Kovalainen
Testdrivers: José María López
  Nelson Piquet Jr.
Preseason Testdriver: Franck Montagny
  Robert Kubica
  Giorgio Mondini

 

McLaren

 

Model: MP4-21

Engine:

Mercedes-Benz FO108S 2.4 V8
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
3 Kimi Räikkönen 1-18  
4 Juan Pablo Montoya 1-10  
  Pedro de la Rosa 11-18  

 

Role: Driver: Race Weekends:
1st Official Testdriver: Pedro de la Rosa 1-10
  Gary Paffett 11-18
2nd Official Testdriver: Gary Paffett 1-10
Testdriver: Lewis Hamilton  
Preseason Testdriver: Alexander Wurz  

 

Ferrari

 

Model: 248 F1

Engine:

Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
5 Michael Schumacher 1-18  
6 Felipe Massa 1-18  

 

1st Official Testdriver: Luca Badoer
2nd Official Testdriver: Marc Gené
Preseason Testdriver: Valentino Rossi

 

Toyota

 

Model:

TF106

Engine:

Toyota RVX-06 2.4 V8

Tyres:

Bridgestone

Race Entries:

1-6

 

Model:

TF106B

Engine:

Toyota RVX-06 2.4 V8

Tyres:

Bridgestone

Race Entries:

7-18

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
7 Ralf Schumacher 1-18  
8 Jarno Trulli 1-18

 

 

Official Testdriver: Ricardo Zonta
Testdriver: Olivier Panis
  Franck Montagny
Preseason Testdrivers: Ryan Briscoe
  Franck Perera

Note:
- Franck Montagny is Super Aguri's Official Testdriver


 

Williams

 

Model: FW28
Engine: Cosworth CA2006 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
9 Mark Webber 1-18  
10 Nico Rosberg 1-18

 

 

1st Official Testdriver: Alexander Wurz
2nd Official Testdriver: Narain Kathikeyan
Preseason Testdrivers: Andy Priaulx
  Joao Paulo de Oliveira

 

Honda

 

Model: RA106
Engine: Honda RA806E 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
11 Rubens Barrichello 1-18  
12 Jenson Button 1-18  

 

Official Testdriver: Anthony Davidson
Testdriver: James Rossiter
Preseason Testdriver: Adam Carroll

 

RBR - Red Bull Racing

 

Model: RB2
Engine: Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90° 
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
14 David Coulthard 1-18  
15 Christian Klien 1-15  
  Robert Doornbos 16-18  

 

Role: Driver: Race Weekends:
Official Testdriver: Robert Doornbos

1-15

  Michael Ammermüller

16-18

Testdriver: Vitantonio Liuzzi  

Note: Vitantonio Liuzzi is STR's official race driver


 

BMW

 

Model: F1.06
Engine: BMW P86 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
16 Nick Heidfeld 1-18  
17 Jacques Villeneuve 1-12  
  Robert Kubica 13-18  

 

Role: Driver: Race Weekends:
Official Testdriver: Robert Kubica 1-12
  Sebastian Vettel 14-18

 

MF1 - Midland F1

 

Model: M16
Engine: Toyota RVX-06 2.4 V8
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
18 Tiago Monteiro 1-18

 

19 Christijan Albers 1-18

 

 

1st Official Testdriver: Markus Winkelhock
2nd Official Testdriver: Giorgo Mondini
3rd Official Testdriver: Fabrizio del Monte
4th Official Testdriver: Adrian Sutil
5th Official Testdriver: Roman Rusinov
Testdriver: Adrián Valles *
  Alexandre Prémat *
  Ronnie Quintarelli *
  Ernesto Viso *
Preseason Testdrivers: Thomas Biagi
  Jeffrey van Hooydonck
  Max Biaggi

Notes:
- Nicky Pastorelli originally confirmed for official Testdriver but dropped after failing to raise budget
- Spyker acquired the MidlandF1 team just before race 15
- Driver s noted with * tested after the Spyker acquisition


 

STR - Scuderia Toro Rosso

 

Model: STR1
Engine: Cosworth TJ2006 Series 14 3.0 V10 90°
Tyres: Michelin

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
20 Vitantonio Liuzzi 1-18  
21 Scott Speed 1-18  

 

Official Testdriver: Neel Jani
Preseason Testdrivers: Roldán Rodriguez *
  Luca Filippi *
  Davide Rigon *
  Juan Caceres *
  Katherine Legge *
  Chanoch Nissany *

Notes:
- The Cosworth V10 has a 16.500 rpm limit and air intake restriction as a result of regulations
- Preseason testdriver denoted with an * tested for Minardi prior to the Scuderia Toro Rosso takeover


 

Super Aguri

 

Model: SA05
Engine: Honda RA806E 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone
Race Entries: 1-11

 

Model: SA06
Engine: Honda RA806E 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone
Race Entries: 12-18

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
22 Takuma Sato 1-18  
23 Yuji Ide 1-4  
  Franck Montagny 5-11  
  Sakon Yamamoto 12-18  

 

 

Role: Driver: Race Weekends:
Official Testdriver: Franck Montagny  1-4, 14-18
  Sakon Yamamoto 8-11

Notes:
- The SA05 is based on the Arrows A23 from 2002 acquired from Paul Stoddart which was part of the Arrows (TWR/Tom Walkinshaw) inventory during bankruptcy.
- Ide lost super-license after 4th race.
- Yamamoto reverted to the SA05 for qualifying in race 12 after damaging his SA06 in practice.
- Super Aguri did not have a new chassis for the testdriver during races 12 and 13. Montagny not employed in these race weekends.


Race Schedule 2006:

Race No. Grand Prix Name GP Location Winner
1 GP Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Fernando Alonso
2 GP Malaysia Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia Giancarlo Fisichella
3 GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit (Melbourne), Australia Fernando Alonso
4 GP San Marino Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari (Imola), Italy Michael Schumacher
5 GP Europe Nürburgring, Germany Michael Schumacher
6 GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya (Barcelona), Spain Fernando Alonso
7 GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco (Monte Carlo), Monaco Fernando Alonso
8 GP Great Britain Silverstone Circuit, Great Britain Fernando Alonso
9 GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (Montreal), Canada Fernando Alonso
10 GP USA Indianapolis Motor Speedway, USA Michael Schumacher
11 GP France Circuit Nevers Magny Cours, France Michael Schumacher
12 GP Germany Hockenheimring, Germany Michael Schumacher
13 GP Hungary Hungaroring, Hungary Jenson Button
14 GP Turkey Istanbul Autodrom Circuit, Turkey Felipe Massa
15 GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy Michael Schumacher
16 GP China Shanghai International Circuit, China Michael Schumacher
17 GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Japan Fernando Alonso
18 GP Brazil Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (Interlagos), Brazil Felipe Massa

 


 

2006 Drivers Championship
Pos. Driver Pts. Constructor Tyres
1. Fernando Alonso 134 Renault Michelin
2. Michael Schumacher 121 Ferrari Bridgestone
3. Felipe Massa 80 Ferrari Bridgestone
4. Giancarlo Fisichella 72 Renault Michelin
5. Kimi Räikkönen 57 McLaren Michelin
6. Jenson Button 55 Honda Michelin
7. Rubens Barrichello 30 Honda Michelin
8. Juan Pablo Montoya 26 McLaren Michelin
9. Nick Heidfeld 23 BMW Michelin
10. Pedro de la Rosa 19 McLaren Michelin
11. David Coulthard 14 RBR Michelin
12. Ralf Schumacher 15 Toyota Bridgestone
13. Jarno Trulli 15 Toyota Bridgestone
14. Mark Webber 7 Williams Bridgestone
15. Jacques Villeneuve 7 BMW Michelin
16. Robert Kubica 6 BMW Michelin
17. Nico Rosberg 4 Williams Bridgestone
18. Christian Klien 2 RBR Michelin
19. Vitantonio Liuzzi 1 STR Michelin
 
  No Points:      
  Christijan Albers   MF1 Bridgestone
  Robert Doornbos   RBR Michelin
  Yuji Ide   Super Aguri Bridgestone
  Franck Montagny   Super Aguri Bridgestone
  Tiago Monteiro   MF1 Bridgestone
  Takuma Sato   Super Aguri Bridgestone
  Scott Speed   STR Michelin
  Sakon Yamamoto   Super Aguri Bridgestone

(R. Schumacher: 1x3rd; Trulli: 1x4th)
(Webber: 2x6th; Villeneuve: 1x6th)

2006 Constructors Championship
Pos. Team Engine Pts. Tyres
1. Renault   206 Michelin
2. Ferrari   201 Bridgestone
3. McLaren Mercedes 110 Michelin
4. Honda   86 Michelin
5. BMW   36 Michelin
6. Toyota   35 Bridgestone
7. RBR Ferrari 16 Michelin
8. Williams Cosworth 11 Bridgestone
9. STR Cosworth 1 Michelin
 
  No Points:      
(10.) MF1 Toyota   Bridgestone
(11.) Super Aguri Honda   Bridgestone

(MF1: 1x9th; Super Aguri: 1x10th)

The Tyre War 2006
Pos. Manufacturor Pts.
1. Michelin 447
2. Bridgestone 226

 


Preseason

Preseason Driver Team 2005 Occupation  
Luca Badoer Ferrari Ferrari Test Driver  
Max Biaggi MF1 MotoGP  
Thomas Biagi MF1 FIA GT  
Ryan Briscoe Toyota IRL IndyCars  
Juan Caceres STR (Minardi) Italian Formula 3000  
Adam Carroll Honda GP2  
Robert Doornbos RBR Minardi F1 Driver  
Luca Filippi STR (Minardi) Italian Formula 3000
Marc Gené Ferrari Ferrari Test Driver  
Jeffrey van Hooydonck MF1 Eurocup Mégane Trophy  
Narain Karthikeyan Williams Jordan F1 Driver  
Robert Kubica Renault Renault World Series
Katherine Legge STR (Minardi) Formula Toyota Atlantic  
José Maria López Renault GP2  
Giorgio Mondini Renault GP2 / Renault World Series  
Franck Montagny Renault Renault Test Driver  
Fabrizio del Monte MF1 Italian Formula 3000 / ChampCars  
Chanoch Nissany STR (Minardi) Minardi Test Driver  
Joao Paulo de Oliveira Williams Japanese Formula 3
Gary Paffet McLaren DTM
Olivier Panis Toyota Toyota Test Driver  
Franck Perera Toyota Formula 3 Euro Series  
Davide Rigon STR (Minardi) Renault World Series  
Roldán Rodriguez STR (Minardi) Spanish Formula 3  
Pedro de la Rosa McLaren McLaren Test Driver  
Valentino Rossi Ferrari MotoGP
James Rossiter Honda Formula 3 Euro Series  
Roman Rusinov MF1 FIA GT  
Markus Winkelhock MF1 Renault World Series  
Alexander Wurz McLaren McLaren Test Driver  
Ricardo Zonta Toyota Toyota Test Driver  

 

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