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Liverpool F.C. (Superleague Formula team)

 

Liverpool F.C. (Superleague Formula team)

Liverpool F.C. SF Racing Team
Founded 2008
Country  England
Driver(s) Adrián Vallés ('08, '09)
James Walker (2010)
Frédéric Vervisch (2010)
First race 2008 Donington
Last race 2010 Navarra
Rounds 24
Ch'ships 1 (2009)
Total points 1176 (including Super Finals)
2010 position 10th (439 pts)
Races Poles Wins Podiums F. Laps
48 2 4 9 4
NOTE - Data not including Super Finals
The Liverpool car in their pit garage during the 2008 Donington weekend.
Liverpool F.C. car on track at Silverstone Circuit (2010)

Liverpool F.C. Superleague Formula team was the racing team of Liverpool F.C., a football team that competes in England in the Premier League. The Liverpool F.C. racing team competed in the Superleague Formula.[1] They have been operated by Hitech Junior Team in all seasons, although the team changed name to Atech Grand Prix for 2010.

Contents

  • 2008 season 1
  • 2009 season 2
  • 2010 season 3
  • Record 4
    • 2008 4.1
    • 2009 4.2
    • 2010 4.3
  • References 5
  • External links 6

2008 season

In the 2008 Superleague Formula season Liverpool F.C. finished 4th overall in the table with 325 points. Spanish driver Adrián Vallés was the Liverpool driver for all rounds.[2]

In the 2008 Zolder round, Liverpool F.C. won their first race, and also had the fastest lap in the first race.[3]

Liverpool won their 2nd and last win of the 2008 season at the 2008 Estoril round.[4]

Liverpool earned 2 pole positions at the Vallelunga round and the Jerez round.[5][6]

2009 season

For the 2009 Superleague Formula season, Adrián Vallés was confirmed as the driver once again.[7]

Liverpool won the opening round of the 2009 season at the Magny-Cours round, and they also won the Super Final.[8][9][10]

Valles wrapped up the 2009 title with a solid fourth place for Liverpool in the final race of the season in Jarama.[11]

2010 season

Liverpool F.C. will defend their crown in the 2010 season after the football clubs director Ian Ayre confirmed they were contracted for several years.[12] However in 2011 they confirmed that they would not be competing in Superleague Formula in the short-term.

Record

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2008

Operator(s) Driver(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 Points Rank
DON NÜR ZOL EST VAL JER
Hitech Junior Team Adrián Vallés 5 3 14 14 1 6 1 12 9 4 7 15 325 4th

2009

  • Super Final results in 2009 did not count for points towards the main championship.
Operator(s) Driver(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 Points Rank
MAG ZOL DON EST MOZ JAR
Hitech Junior Team Adrián Vallés 1 6 1 3 3 6 6 X 2 9 3 4 5 7 4 3 412 1st

2010

Operator(s) Driver(s) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 NC 11 Points Rank
SIL ASS MAG JAR NÜR ZOL BRH ADR POR ORD BEI NAV
Atech GP/Reid Motorsport James Walker 16 17 X 6 6 4 6 8 5 16 4 X 6 18 X 6 13 X 10 10 X 439 10th
Frédéric Vervisch 7 5 6 4 6 1 15 1 X 3 7 C 16 16 X

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool move into motor racing".  
  2. ^ "Valles to race with Liverpool".  
  3. ^ "Valles wins for Liverpool at Zolder".  
  4. ^ "Liverpool wins Estoril race one".  
  5. ^ "Valles takes Superleague pole in Italy".  
  6. ^ "Valles takes Jerez pole for Liverpool".  
  7. ^ "Valles rejoins Liverpool for 2009".  
  8. ^ "Valles wins opener for Liverpool".  
  9. ^ "Valles wins super final for LFC".  
  10. ^ "Reds on top".  
  11. ^ "Liverpool takes title, Galatasaray wins". Autosport.com. 2009-11-08. Retrieved 2009-11-11. 
  12. ^ http://www.superleagueformula.com/superleague/Clubs/Liverpool-FC/News/Ian-Ayre-Liverpool-Commercial-Director-Q-A

External links

  • Liverpool F.C. Superleague Formula team minisite
  • Official Liverpool F.C. football club website
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Beijing Guoan
(Davide Rigon)
Superleague Formula champion
Liverpool F.C.
(Adrián Vallés)

2009
Succeeded by
R.S.C. Anderlecht
(Davide Rigon)
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