2019 Superleague season

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2019 Superleague season
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Competition Superleague
Title Sponsor
Platform Used 397rFactor2.png rFactor 2
Rounds
Mod base GPVWC CL modular
Carshape base F1 based
Engine Supplier(s) Talos, Valiant, Quasar, Reventón 1600cc turbocharged V6
Tyre Supplier(s) GPVWC brand G
Drivers
Teams 15
Drivers' Champion
Teams' Champion
Superleague Seasons
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GPVWC series in 2019
Career Ladder

Superleague
Superleague 2*
Supercup
Formula Challenge
Academy

Independent Series

TBC

* Temporary name

The 2019 Superleague season will be the 20th GPVWC Superleague season. Alex Siebel enters the season as defending Drivers' Champion, and ACR Zakspeed as the reigning Constructors' Champions.

Teams and drivers

Superleague Team Base Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre No. Race Drivers Rounds Test/Reserve Driver(s)
England ACR Zakspeed

England Liverpool, England

ACR ZAKMP19* Valiant VA19 G 1 Germany Alex Siebel Netherlands Rudy van Buren
14 England David Fidock
Belgium Edge Esports

Belgium Zolder, Belgium

Edge EE02-SLQ* Quasar QSR-02 G 30 Croatia Petar Brljak Norway Jarl Teien
33   TBA
Germany Evolution Motorsports

Germany Kirchhain, Germany

Evolution EMR-02* Valiant VA19 G 15 Germany Jannick Bock England Tom Parker
27 Germany Dennis Jordan
England Epic Racing Team

England Banbury, England

Epic ERSL-02* Valiant VA19 G 70 Estonia Rait Kilk England Chris Shepherd
97 France Geoffrey Fournier
England Hawkeye Racing

England Lake District, England

Hawkeye RS19* Talos 9D-19 G 2 Netherlands Liam de Waal Brazil Pedro Moura
3 Portugal Ricardo Costa
Greece Red Archer Virtual Racing Team

Greece Rethymnos, Greece

Red Archer RA219* Valiant VA19 G 75 Austria Fabio Sixta England Ryan Elliott
76 Germany Matthias Muuss
Netherlands Flag-to-Flag SimRacing

England Guildford, England

FTF F19-SL* Valiant VA19 G 5 England Michael Eyres Poland Dawid Krupa
57 Spain Sergi Heras
Netherlands Pescara Edonis Engineering

Netherlands Groningen, The Netherlands

Edonis E19E* Reventón RE-01 G 4 Italy Eros Masciulli Netherlands Menno Klont
7 Italy Germano Zappala
South Africa MadCape Racing Team

South Africa Cape Town, South Africa

MadCape MSL-019* Quasar QSR-02 G 19 Netherlands Jeroen Kweekel   TBA
21 England Daniel Brewer
Netherlands Measuric Racing

Netherlands Bennekom, The Netherlands

Measuric MR02 Reventón RE-01 G 16 Germany Dino Paolini   TBA
55 Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra
Romania Storm Racing Team

Romania Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Storm SR04 Reventón RE-01 G 8 Brazil Vinicius Ranieri Belgium Bart de Vos
9 Brazil Ricardo Pellegrini
Australia Red Bull Streetfighter Racing Systems

Australia Sydney, Australia

SRS SRS-19* Valiant VA19 G 12 Germany Florian Geier Netherlands Ruben Van den Hudding
95 Croatia David Francic
Switzerland
Scuderia Basilea
Switzerland
Binningen, Switzerland
Basilea JPS1 Valiant VA19 G 66 Netherlands Stephane Rouault Belgium Laurent Keersmaekers
89 Poland Maciej Mlynek
England YTF1

England Bath, England

YTF1 YT08 Talos 9D-19 G 10   TBA   TBA
91 Sweden Tobias Olsson
Germany Green Stripes Racing

Germany Niedersachsen, Germany

Green Stripes GSR-19* Valiant VA19 G 11 England George Sutton Wales Ben Horrill
77 England Alex Cooper

*Name is speculative pending confirmation

Team changes

  • After 17 seasons in the Superleague, Nordsjøen Racing closed its doors at the end of the 2018 season.
  • EVAL Simracing Team withdrew from the Superleague after a single year in the competition.

New entries

  • Scuderia Basilea was promoted from Supercup following a dominant season in the lower series in 2018.
  • YTF1 were also promoted from Supercup, having finished 2nd to Basilea in their maiden Supercup season.

Returning entries

  • Green Stripes Racing returned to the Suplerleague after a 1-year abscence, having spent that time competing in Supercup instead.

Technical changes

  • Adjustable fuel mixture settings were introduced to the championship.
  • Other changes include revised tyres and aerodynamics, in addition to power unit adjustments.

2019 Calendar

For 2019, the Career Ladder schedule was reduced from 18 to 16 rounds in the season.

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

Testing

The 2019 testing schedule was as follows:

Test Date Venue
Preseason Test #1 TBC   TBD
Preseason Test #2 TBC   TBD
Preseason Test #3 TBC   TBD
Preseason Test #4 TBC   TBD
Young Driver Test TBC Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo

Calendar changes

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

Preceded by:
2018 Superleague season
GPVWC Superleague season
2019
Succeeded by:
2020 Superleague season