2008–09 GP2 Asia Series season

The GP2 Asia Series season 2008/2009 was the second season of the GP2 Asia Series. It began on 18 October 2008 at the Shanghai International Circuit and ends on 19 April 2009 at the Bahrain International Circuit. On the last race weekend, the Japanese Kamui Kobayashi secured the league title this season. His team DAMS won the team title.

Starter box

1 BCN Competición was sold after the first race weekend of Tiago Monteiro, who took the rest of the season with Ocean Racing Technology in the GP2 Asia Series.


The calendar for the GP2 Asia Series season 2008/2009 was published on 8 July 2008.

On 17 December 2008, the organizers informed that the fourth season, the event should not go as planned in Dubai, but on February 8 and 9 take place in 2009 at the Losail Circuit in Qatar. This was the first night race under the lights in the history of GP2.


Points system

In the main race (HAU ) were the first eight of the race, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point (s). During the sprint race (SPR ), the first six of the race were 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 point (s). In addition, the winner of qualifying, who started from pole position in the feature race, two points received. The driver, who scored the fastest lap of the first ten classified riders, also received a point.

Drivers' championship

Fat - Pole Position Italics - Fastest lap

Team standings