2019 Formula Challenge season

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2019 Formula Challenge season
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Competition Formula Challenge
Title Sponsor TBA
Platform Used 397rFactor2.png rFactor 2
Rounds 16
Mod Used GPVWC CL modular
Carshape F3-inspired
Engine Supplier(s) GPVWC 3400cc NA V6
Tyre Supplier(s) GPVWC brand G
Drivers TBD
Teams TBD
Drivers' Champion TBD
Teams' Champion TBD
Formula Challenge Seasons
2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019
GPVWC series in 2019
Career Ladder

Superleague
Superleague 2*
Supercup
Formula Challenge
Academy

Independent Series

TBC

* Temporary name

The 2019 Formula Challenge season will be the 8th GPVWC Formula Challenge season.

Teams and drivers

Formula Challenge Team Team Owner Abbreviation Chassis Tyre No. Race Drivers Rounds Test/Reserve Driver(s)
Poland WSL Racing Team

Poland Mateusz Ziubinski

WSL FC-019 G 81   TBD TBD
82   TBD
England TSA Racing with Apex

England Cameron Brewster
England Stefan McCready

TSA Apex FC-019 G 83   TBD TBD
84   TBD
England Crossfire Competition

England David Carter

Crossfire FC-019 G 26 Guernsey Jonathan Holmes England Daniel Hurlock
28 Netherlands Menno Klont
Italy DriveGameSeat Racing Team

Italy Ezio Gazzola

DGS FC-019 G TBC Italy Simone Iennaco TBD
TBC Italy Francesco Morante
Netherlands Fair Racing Team

Netherlands Tonnie Jansen

FRT FC-019 G TBC Netherlands Tonnie Jansen TBD
TBC Netherlands Paul Holt
Sweden GOTeam Racing

Colombia Oliver Silva

GOTeam FC-019 G TBC Netherlands Arjan van Putten Colombia Oliver Silva
TBC England James Pinsker
Liechtenstein GPVWC Academy

Netherlands Menno Klont

GPVWC FC-019 G TBC   TBD TBD
TBC   TBD
Malta KC Racing Esports

Malta Keith Camilleri
Malta Brandon Tabone

KC Racing FC-019 G TBC India Sandeep Chodha TBD
TBC Peru Miguel De Los Rios
England Kellamity MTR

EnglandDan Kell
WalesMatt Richards

Kellamity MTR FC-019 G TBC Netherlands Gerrit de Vries England Dan Kell
TBC England George Whitehouse
England MouseOne Racing

England Liam Rance

MouseOne FC-019 G TBC
Denmark
Martin Hemmingsen
TBD
TBC Poland Dawid Krupa
Poland PZZW Racing Team

Poland Kacper Michalak

PZZW FC-019 G TBC Poland Kacper Michalak TBD
TBC Poland Aleksander Rogoza
Germany Razor GP

Germany Bastian Paisler

Razor FC-019 G 50 Germany Steven Lexow Germany Jannis Wollborn
12 Germany Jannik Maleika
Netherlands Santen Motorsports

Netherlands Jan Santen

Santen FC-019 G 80 England Alastair Khan Ireland Jake Denehan
90 Greece Dionysis Faraos
Netherlands Namaco Racestars

Netherlands Tom Vos

NAM FC-019 G TBC Netherlands Frank Hamming TBD
TBC Netherlands Wout Damen
Czech Republic Neosoft Engineering

Czech Republic Jan Pospisil

NEO FC-019 G TBC Czech Republic Jan Pospisil TBD
TBC Czech Republic Jan Vesely
England madotter iSimRS Racing

EnglandIain Berryman

madotter FC-019 G TBC England Haydn Rhodes TBD
TBC Netherlands Rik van Doorn

*Orimila Grand Prix was initially included on the entry list, but removed thier entry prior to the beginning of the season. Their place on the entry list was taken by Razor GP Simracing Team
*Drillers Motorsport was initially included on the entry list, but were promoted to Supercup before the start of the season.

Team changes

Only 3 teams remained from the end of 2018 season; Apex, WSL and the GPVWC Academy team.

New entries

Returning entries

Technical changes

  • To be confirmed

2019 Calendar

For 2019, the Career Ladder schedule has been radically adjusted, with Formula Challenge races moving from Tuesdays to Wednesday nights; furthermore, Formula Challenge races will now take place the week before the rest of the Career Ladder events.

Round Race Title Grand Prix Circuit Conditions Date Start Time
Track time GMT BST
1 Challenge Australian Grand Prix Australian GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, Melbourne TBC TBC TBC 19:00
2 Challenge Malaysian Grand Prix Malaysian GP Malaysia Sepang International Circuit, Sepang TBC TBC TBC 19:00
3 Challenge Bahrain Grand Prix Bahrain GP Bahrain Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir TBC TBC TBC 19:00
4 Challenge Azerbaijan Grand Prix Azerbaijan GP Azerbaijan Baku City Circuit, Baku TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
5 Challenge Spanish Grand Prix Spanish GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
6 Challenge Monaco Grand Prix Monaco GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
7 Challenge Turkish Grand Prix Turkish GP Turkey Istanbul Park , Turkey TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
8 Challenge Canadian Grand Prix Canadian GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
9 Challenge British Grand Prix British GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
10 Challenge German Grand Prix German GP Germany Hockenheimring, Hockenheim TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
11 Challenge Belgian Grand Prix Belgian GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
12 Challenge Italian Grand Prix Italian GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Monza TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
13 Challenge Singapore Grand Prix Singapore GP Singapore Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
14 Challenge Japanese Grand Prix Japanese GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
15 Challenge United States Grand Prix United States GP United States Circuit of the Americas, Austin TBC TBC TBC 18:00 19:00
16 Challenge Brazilian Grand Prix Brazilian GP Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo TBC TBC TBC 19:00

Testing

The 2019 testing schedule is as follows:

Test Date Venue
Preseason Test TBC   TBD

Calendar changes

The 2019 calendar was reduced from 18 down to 16 rounds.

Preceded by:
2018 Formula Challenge season
GPVWC Formula Challenge season
2019
Succeeded by:
2020 Formula Challenge season