2008 Season


Formula One 2008 Season
Drivers Championship WinnerLewis Hamilton
Constructors Championship WinnerFerrari

The Formula One 2008 Season was the season that Lewis Hamilton won his first World Championship. This season featured the first ever night race in Formula One which was held on the streets of Singapore. The Valencia Street Circuit replaced the Nürburgring as the European Grand Prix.

Contents

[edit] Teams and Drivers

Team Drivers
BMW Sauber Nick Heidfeld & Robert Kubica
Ferrari Kimi Räikkönen & Felipe Massa
Force India Adrian Sutil & Giancarlo Fisichella
Honda Jenson Button & Rubens Barrichello
McLaren Lewis Hamilton & Heikki Kovalainen
Red Bull David Coulthard & Mark Webber
Renault Fernando Alonso & Nelson Piquet Jr.
Super Aguri Takuma Sato & Anthony Davidson
Toro Rosso Sébastien Bourdais & Sebastian Vettel
Toyota Jarno Trulli & Timo Glock
Williams Nico Rosberg & Kazuki Nakajima

[edit] Grand Prixs

Round Grand Prix Winner
1 Australian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
2 Malaysian Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen
3 Bahrain Grand Prix Felipe Massa
4 Spanish Grand Prix Kimi Räikkönen
5 Turkish Grand Prix Felipe Massa
6 Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
7 Canadian Grand Prix Robert Kubica
8 French Grand Prix Felipe Massa
9 British Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
10 German Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton
11 Hungarian Grand Prix Heikki Kovalainen
12 European Grand Prix Felipe Massa
13 Belgian Grand Prix Felipe Massa
14 Italian Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel
15 Singapore Grand Prix Fernando Alonso
16 Japanese Grand Prix Fernando Alonso
17 Chinese Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel
18 Brazilian Grand Prix Felipe Massa

[edit] Drivers Championship

World Champion Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton became the World Champion in the second season of his career. He had to finish fifth or higher at the final Grand Prix, Lewis managed to overtake Timo Glock on the final corner of the race, to snatch the title at the last gasp.

Driver Points Earned
Lewis Hamilton 98
Felipe Massa 97
Kimi Räikkönen 75
Robert Kubica 75
Fernando Alonso 60
Nick Heidfeld 53
Heikki Kovalainen 53
Sebastian Vettel 35
Jarno Trulli 31
Timo Glock 25
Mark Webber 21
Nelson Piquet Jr. 19
Nico Rosberg 17
Rubens Barrichello 11
Kazuki Nakajima 9
David Coulthard 8
Sébastien Bourdais 4
Jenson Button 3
Giancarlo Fisichella 0
Adrian Sutil 0
Takuma Sato 0
Anthony Davidson 0

[edit] Constructors Championship

Constructors Champion

Ferrari won the Constructors Championship with ease. Super Aguri withdrew from Formula One after the Spanish Grand Prix, on May the 7th the company went into administration.

Team Points Earned
Ferrari 172
McLaren 151
BMW Sauber 135
Renault 80
Toyota 56
Toro-Rosso 39
Red Bull 26
Williams 26
Honda 14
Force India 0
Super Aguri 0

Related Threads

Create a Season - last post by @ May 18, 2008
Last edited by cgauld7 on 16 May 2009 at 11:22
This page has been accessed 274 times.