2011 Auto GP season

The Auto GP 2011 season was the 13th season of racing series, which was organized for the second time under the name of Auto GP. The season began on May 14 in Monza and ended on October 2 at Mugello.

  • 2.1 Changes to the drivers
  • 2.2 Amendments to the teams
  • 4.1 Points system
  • 4.2 Drivers' Championship
  • 4.3 Under-21 drivers' championship
  • 4.4 Evaluation team

Rule Changes

Sporting changes

The point system for the first race was adjusted for the standard scoring system of the FIA., The first ten of the race were 25, 18, 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 point (s). For the second race were the first eight pilots of the race 18, 13, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 point (s).

In addition, the Auto GP enabled the teams from this season, to choose the numbers freely. It could any one-or two -digit numbers are dialed. However, the 1 and 01 remained the champion team of the previous season reserved, but had not be selected.

Starter box

Changes in drivers

The following list contains all the drivers who have participated in the Auto GP season 2010 and start in the 2011 season, not for the same team as in 2010.

Drivers who have changed their team:

Driver who went and returned to the Auto GP:

  • Sergei Afanasyev: FIA Formula 2 Championship → DAMS
  • Marco Barba: European F3 Open ( Cedars Motorsport) → Campos Racing
  • Samuele Buttarelli: Italian Formula 3 Championship (Team Ghinzani ) → TP Formula
  • Adrián Campos Jr: Indy Lights (Team Moore Racing) → Campos Racing
  • Adam Carroll: IndyCar Series ( Andretti Autosport) → Campos Racing
  • Kevin Ceccon: European F3 Open ( RP Motorsport) → Ombra Racing
  • Francesco Dracone: IndyCar Series ( Conquest Racing) → Emmebi Motorsport
  • Rodolfo González: GP2 Series ( Arden International) → Campos Racing
  • Rio Haryanto: GP3 Series (Manor Racing) → DAMS
  • Daniël de Jong: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup (MP Motorsport) → MP Motorsport
  • Kevin Korjus: Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup ( Koiranen Bros. Motorsport) → DAMS
  • Jon Lancaster: World Series by Renault ( Fortec Motorsport) → Supernova
  • Bruno Méndez: World Series by Renault (FHV Interwetten.com ) → Campos Racing
  • Michele La Rosa: Ombra Racing
  • Pasquale di Sabatino: Italian Formula 3 Championship ( Alan Racing Team) → Ombra Racing
  • Giovanni Venturini: Eurocup Formula Renault 2.0 ( Epsilon Euskadi ) → Griffitz Durango

Drivers who have left the Auto GP:

  • Vladimir Arabadzhiev: DAMS → out
  • January Charouz: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​World Series by Renault ( Gravity - Charouz Racing)
  • Stefano Coletti: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​GP2 Series ( Trident Racing)
  • Natacha Gachnang: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​V de V Challenge Endurance Moderne ( Equipe Palmyr )
  • Romain Grosjean: DAMS → GP2 Series ( DAMS )
  • Walter Grubmüller: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​World Series by Renault (P1 Motorsport)
  • Esteban Guerrieri: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​Indy Lights ( Sam Schmidt Motorsports )
  • Carlos Iaconelli: Durango → Blancpain Endurance Series ( Scuderia Vittoria Limited)
  • Tomáš Kostka: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​FIA GT3 European Championship ( Gravity Charouz Racing)
  • Julian Leal: Trident Racing → ​​GP2 Series ( Rapax )
  • Federico Leo: Trident Racing → ​​FIA GT3 European Championship (AF Corse)
  • Celso Miguez RP Motorsport → Spanish GT Championship (Aurora Energy Drink )
  • Giorgio Pantano: Ombra Racing → ​​IndyCar Series ( Dreyer & Reinbold Racing)
  • Edoardo Piscopo: DAMS → Blancpain Endurance Series ( Lotus Italia Scuderia Giudici )
  • Jonny Reid: Super Nova Racing → ​​Australian Porsche Carrera Cup ( McElrea Racing)
  • Giacomo Ricci: RP Motorsport → out
  • Jake Rosenzweig: Super Nova Racing → ​​World Series by Renault ( Mofaz Racing)
  • Alexander Sims: Charouz - Gravity Racing → ​​GP3 series ( Status Grand Prix)
  • Duncan Tappy: DAMS → Superleague Formula ( Atech Reid GP )
  • Davide Valsecchi: RP Motorsport → GP2 Series (Team AirAsia )

Changes the teams

  • Campos Racing, Emmebi Motorsport, Motorsport MP and TP Formula rose again into the car -GP.


The race calendar of the 2011 season included seven race weekends, in which took place two races each. Six events were held in the framework program of the WTCC. On March 8 was the second race weekend, which should take place on the Marrakech Street Circuit, canceled due to organizational problems of the FIA. The WTCC decided on a replacement event at the Hungaroring, which was also the Auto GP participated. End of June, said the Auto GP scheduled for the August 20 and 21 event from the Bucharest Ring for organizational reasons. The route had not yet received the necessary homologation of the FIA. This event would not have occurred in the Framework Programme of the WTCC. In early July, the Auto GP finally announced that they will host their season finale at Mugello on October 1st and 2nd.


Points system

The points were awarded according to the following scheme:

Drivers' championship

  • Fat - Pole Position
  • Italics - Fastest lap
  • * - Because of the short distance but not counted in the target,

U21 drivers' standings

Team standings