2008 Season

 

Ferrari

 

Model: F2008

Engine:

Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
1 Kimi Räikkönen 1-18  
2 Felipe Massa 1-18  

 

1st Official Test Driver: Luca Badoer
2nd Official Test Driver: Marc Gené
Test Driver: Michael Schumacher

 

BMW

 

Model: F1.08
Engine: BMW P86/8 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
3 Nick Heidfeld 1-18  
4 Robert Kubica 1-18  

 

1st Official Test Driver: Christian Klien
2nd Official Test Driver: Marko Asmer
Pre-season Test Driver: Christian Vietoris
  Augusto Farfus Jr.
  Javier Villa

 

Renault

 

Model: R28
Engine: Renault RS27 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
5 Fernando Alonso 1-18  
6 Nelson Piquet Jr. 1-18  

 

Third Driver: Lucas di Grassi
Official Test Driver: Romain Grosjean
Test Development Driver: Sakon Yamamoto
Research & Development Driver: Ben Hanley
Pre-season Test Driver: Heikki Kovalainen
  Álvaro Parente

 

Williams

 

Model: FW30
Engine: Toyota RVX-08 2.4 V8
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
7 Nico Rosberg 1-18  
8 Kazuki Nakajima 1-18

 

 

Official Test Driver: Nico Hülkenberg
Test Driver: Dani Clos
Pre-season Test Driver: Sam Bird

 

RBR - Red Bull Racing

 

Model: RB4
Engine: Renault RS27 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
9 David Coulthard 1-18  
10 Mark Webber 1-18  

 

Official Test Driver: Sebastien Buemi
Test Driver: Sebastian Vettel
Pre-season Test Driver: Karun Chandhok
  Robert Doornbos

Note:
- Sebastian Vettel is Scuderia Toro Rosso's regular Driver


 

Toyota

 

Model:

TF108

Engine:

Toyota RVX-08 2.4 V8

Tyres:

Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
11 Jarno Trulli 1-18  
12 Timo Glock 1-18

 

 

Official Test Driver: Kamui Kobayashi
Pre-season Test Driver: Franck Montagny

 

STR - Scuderia Toro Rosso

 

Model: STR2B
Engine: Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone
Race Entries: 1-5

 

Model: STR3
Engine: Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone
Race Entries: 6-18

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
14 Sébastien Bourdais 1-18  
15 Sebastian Vettel 1-18  

 

Official Test Driver: ?
Test Drivers: Brendon Hartley
  Sebastien Buemi
  Takuma Sato

Note:
- The STR2B is Scuderia Toro Rosso's chassis from last year (the STR2)
- Sebastien Buemi is Red Bull Racing's Official Test Driver
- Takuma Sato was Super Aguri's regular driver before the bankruptcy


 

Honda

 

Model: RA108
Engine: Honda RA808E 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
16 Jenson Button 1-18  
17 Rubens Barrichello 1-18  

 

Official Test Driver: Alexander Wurz
Official Junior Test Drivers: Luca Filippi
  Mike Conway
Test Driver: Anthony Davidson
Pre-season Test Driver: James Rossiter
  Andreas Zuber

 

Super Aguri

 

Model: SA08A
Engine: Honda RA808E 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
18 Takuma Sato 1-4 5-18
19 Anthony Davidson 1-4 5-18

 

Official Test Driver: ?
Pre-season Test Driver: Mike Conway
  James Rossiter
  Andreas Zuber
  Luca Filippi

Note:
- Super Aguri pulled out of F1 after four races due to financial problems


 

Force India

 

Model: VJM01
Engine: Ferrari Type 056 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
20 Giancarlo Fisichella 1-18

 

21 Adrian Sutil 1-18

 

 

Official Test Driver: Vitantonio Liuzzi
Pre-season Test Driver: Guido van der Garde
  Roldán Rodríguez
  Christian Klien
  Franck Montagny
  Ralf Schumacher

Note:
- The VJM01 chassis is based on last year's Spyker F8-VIIB


 

McLaren

 

Model: MP4-23

Engine:

Mercedes-Benz FO108V 2.4 V8 90°
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Start:
22 Lewis Hamilton 1-18  
23 Heikki Kovalainen 1-18  

 

1st Official Test Driver: Pedro de la Rosa
2nd Official Test Driver: Gary Paffett

Race Schedule 2008:

   

Race No. Grand Prix Name GP Location Winner
1 GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit (Melbourne), Australia Lewis Hamilton
2 GP Malaysia Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia Kimi Räikkönen
3 GP Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Bahrain Felipe Massa
4 GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya (Barcelona), Spain Kimi Räikkönen
5 GP Turkey Istanbul Autodrom Circuit, Turkey Felipe Massa
6 GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco (Monte Carlo), Monaco Lewis Hamilton
7 GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (Montreal), Canada Robert Kubica
8 GP France Circuit Nevers Magny Cours, France Felipe Massa
9 GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom Lewis Hamilton
10 GP Germany Hockenheim, Germany Lewis Hamilton
11 GP Hungary Hungaroring, Hungary Heikki Kovalainen
12 GP Europe Valencia Street Circuit, Spain Felipe Massa
13 GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium Felipe Massa
14 GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy Sebastian Vettel
15 GP Singapore Singapore Grand Prix Circuit, Singapore Fernando Alonso
16 GP Japan Fuji Speedway, Japan Fernando Alonso
17 GP China Shanghai International Circuit, China Lewis Hamilton
18 GP Brazil Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (Interlagos), Brazil Felipe Massa


 


 

2008 Drivers Championship
Pos. Driver Pts. Constructor Tyres
1. Lewis Hamilton 98 McLaren Bridgestone
2. Felipe Massa 97 Ferrari Bridgestone
3. Robert Kubica 75 BMW Bridgestone
4. Kimi Räikkönen 67 Ferrari Bridgestone
5. Fernando Alonso 61 Renault Bridgestone
6. Nick Heidfeld 60 BMW Bridgestone
7. Heikki Kovalainen 53 McLaren Bridgestone
8. Sebastian Vettel 35 Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone
9. Jarno Trulli 31 Toyota Bridgestone
10. Timo Glock 25 Toyota Bridgestone
11. Mark Webber 21 Red Bull Racing Bridgestone
12. Nelson Piquet Jr. 19 Renault Bridgestone
13. Nico Rosberg 17 Williams Bridgestone
14. Rubens Barrichello 11 Honda Bridgestone
15. Kazuki Nakajima 9 Williams Bridgestone
16. David Coulthard 8 Red Bull Racing Bridgestone
17. Sébastien Bourdais 4 Scuderia Toro Rosso Bridgestone
18. Jenson Button 3 Honda Bridgestone
 
  No Points:      
  Anthony Davidson   Super Aguri Bridgestone
  Giancarlo Fisichella   Force India Bridgestone
  Takuma Sato   Super Aguri Bridgestone
  Adrian Sutil   Force India Bridgestone

 

2008 Constructors Championship
Pos. Team Engine Pts. Tyres
1. Ferrari   166 Bridgestone
2. McLaren Mercedes 157 Bridgestone
3. BMW   135 Bridgestone
4. Renault   80 Bridgestone
5. Toyota   56 Bridgestone
6. Scuderia Toro Rosso Ferrari 39 Bridgestone
7. Red Bull Racing Renault 29 Bridgestone
8. Williams Toyota 26 Bridgestone
9. Honda   14 Bridgestone
 
  No Points:      
  Force India Ferrari   Bridgestone
  Super Aguri Honda   Bridgestone

 


Pre-season

Driver Constructor 2007 Occupation Placed
Marko Asmer BMW British F3
Luca Badoer Ferrari 1st Test Driver Ferrari  
Sam Bird Williams British F3 4th
Sébastien Bourdais Scuderia Toro Rosso Champcars
Sebastien Buemi Red Bull Racing F3 Euro Series
GP2
2nd
21th
Karun Chandhok Red Bull Racing GP2 15th
Mike Conway Honda / Super Aguri GP2 14th
Robert Doornbos Red Bull Racing Champcars 3rd
Augusto Farfus Jr. BMW WTCC 4th
Luca Filippi Honda / Super Aguri GP2 4th
Guido van der Garde Force India Formula Renault 3.5 World Series 6th
Marc Gené Ferrari Test Driver Ferrari / Le Mans Series 3rd
Timo Glock Toyota GP2
Lucas di Grassi Renault GP2 2nd
Romain Grosjean Renault F3 Euro Series
Ben Hanley Renault Formula Renault 3.5 World Series 2nd
Nico Hülkenberg Williams F3 Euro Series 3rd
Christian Klien Force India / BMW 1st Test Driver Honda  
Kamui Kobayashi Toyota F3 Euro Series 4th
Franck Montagny Toyota / Force India 1st Test Driver Toyota  
Kazuki Nakajima Williams GP2 5th
Gary Paffett McLaren DTM 9th
Álvaro Parente Renault Formula Renault 3.5 World Series
Nelson Piquet Jr. Renault Test Driver Renault  
Pedro de la Rosa McLaren 1st Test Driver McLaren  
Roldán Rodríguez Force India GP2 17th
James Rossiter Honda / Super Aguri 1st Test Driver Super Aguri  
Michael Schumacher Ferrari -  
Christian Vietoris BMW (German) ATS F3 Cup 5th
Javier Villa BMW GP2 6th
Andreas Zuber Honda / Super Aguri GP2 9th

 


 

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