2014 VGPC French Grand Prix

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23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png 2014 VGPC French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 9 of 17 in the 2014 F1F Virtual Grand Prix Championship
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.svg
Date 11 September 2014
Location Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours,
Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
4.411 km (2.741 mi)
Distance 70 laps, 308.770 km (191.870 mi)
Weather Dry
Pole position
Driver 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Will Hoskins Franklin-Honda
Time 1.13.873
Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz Franklin-Honda
Time 1:14.531 on lap 53
Podium
First 23px-Flag of Russia.svg-1-.png Nikolai Milkovich Ingram-Honda
Second 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Nathaniel Powers Downton
Third 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz Franklin-Honda

The 2014 VGPC French Grand Prix was a Virtual Grand Prix Championship race that was held at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny Cours, France. The race was contested over 70 laps and was be the ninth round of the 2014 F1F Virtual Grand Prix Championship.

Nikolai Milkovich won the race to take his first victory and the second for his Ingram this season. Nathaniel Powers came home second for his second podium from two races while Enrique Ruiz finished third to take the Championship lead. Pole sitter Will Hoskins was fourth after colliding with the spun car of title rival Karl Beckenbauer and breaking his front wing, requiring an extra pit stop. Beckenbauer later retired on the final lap while his team mate Adrien Simon was rolled out of contention earlier in the race by returnee Douglas Bacon.

Report

Background

Practice

Qualifying

Race

Post race

Having been involved in three separate incidents during the race, Kurtis Gardner was called before the stewards. He was deemed to have caused each one and as such was handed a 20-second time penalty for the following German Grand Prix.

Classification

Practice

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time
1 22 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Adrien Simon Liverpool-Vauxhall 1:13.908
2 12 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz Franklin-Honda 1:13.972
3 21 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Karl Beckenbauer Liverpool-Vauxhall 1:14.067
4 11 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Will Hoskins Franklin-Honda 1:14.079
5 7 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Puccio Giodano Rossi-Ferrari 1:14.229
6 8 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Enzo Domenicalli Rossi-Ferrari 1:14.236
7 20 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Elroy Wagner Team 23-Downton 1:14.300
8 1 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Nathaniel Powers Downton 1:14.301
9 38 23px-Flag of Russia.svg-1-.png Nikolai Milkovich Ingram-Honda 1:14.342
10 5 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Lewis Ellington Peugeot 1:14.351
11 2 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Marcus Thunder Downton 1:14.470
12 37 23px-Flag of Spain.svg-1-.png Diego Campos Ingram-Honda 1:14.538
13 4 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Lee Fuller Fun-Yamaha 1:14.571
14 3 23px-Flag of Canada.svg-1-.png Hugh Dwyer Fun-Yamaha 1:14.650
15 19 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Jean Mattson Team 23-Downton 1:14.683
16 16 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Kurtis Gardner Lucas-Volkswagen 1:14.939
17 6 23px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg-1-.png Regi Abott Peugeot 1:14.982
18 69 23px-Flag of Finland.svg-1-.png Tumo Kinnumen Westwood 1:15.031
19 15 23px-Flag of Portugal.svg-1-.png Carson Davenport Lucas-Volkswagen 1:15.043
20 92 23px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg-1-.png Felix Beyer Force Australia-BMW 1:15.175
21 70 23px-Flag of the United States.svg-1-.png Douglas Bacon Westwood 1:15.481
22 91 23px-Flag of Japan.svg-1-.png Hiroto Nakumaya Force Australia-BMW 1:15.871
23 25 23px-Flag of Austria.svg-1-.png Abel Osterhagen Warrior-Mercedes 1:16.179
24 26 23px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg-1-.png Michal Kubat Warrior-Mercedes 1:16.392

Qualifying

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Time Grid
1 11 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Will Hoskins Franklin-Honda 1:13.873 1
2 21 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Karl Beckenbauer Liverpool-Vauxhall 1:13.940 2
3 22 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Adrien Simon Liverpool-Vauxhall 1:14.005 3
4 69 23px-Flag of Finland.svg-1-.png Tumo Kinnumen Westwood 1:14.032 4
5 38 23px-Flag of Russia.svg-1-.png Nikolai Milkovich Ingram-Honda 1:14.110 5
6 12 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz Franklin-Honda 1:14.139 6
7 5 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Lewis Ellington Peugeot 1:14.178 7
8 1 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Nathaniel Powers Downton 1:14.276 8
9 7 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Puccio Giodano Rossi-Ferrari 1:14.326 9
10 19 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Jean Mattson Team 23-Downton 1:14.344 10
11 2 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Marcus Thunder Downton 1:14.413 11
12 37 23px-Flag of Spain.svg-1-.png Diego Campos Ingram-Honda 1:14.639 12
13 70 23px-Flag of the United States.svg-1-.png Douglas Bacon Westwood 1:14.660 13
14 16 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Kurtis Gardner Lucas-Volkswagen 1:14.683 14
15 3 23px-Flag of Canada.svg-1-.png Hugh Dwyer Fun-Yamaha 1:14.810 15
16 20 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Elroy Wagner Team 23-Downton 1:14.893 16
17 4 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Lee Fuller Fun-Yamaha 1:14.903 17
18 15 23px-Flag of Portugal.svg-1-.png Carson Davenport Lucas-Volkswagen 1:15.114 18
19 6 23px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg-1-.png Regi Abott Peugeot 1:15.362 19
20 91 23px-Flag of Japan.svg-1-.png Hiroto Nakumaya Force Australia-BMW 1:15.666 20
21 8 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Enzo Domenicalli Rossi-Ferrari 1:15.816 21
22 26 23px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg-1-.png Michal Kubat Warrior-Mercedes 1:16.092 22
23 92 23px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg-1-.png Felix Beyer Force Australia-BMW 1:16.197 23
24 25 23px-Flag of Austria.svg-1-.png Abel Osterhagen Warrior-Mercedes 1:16.267 24

Race

Pos. No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 38 23px-Flag of Russia.svg-1-.png Nikolai Milkovich Ingram-Honda 70 1:32:09.763 5 25
2 1 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Nathaniel Powers Downton 70 +19.943 8 18
3 12 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz Franklin-Honda 70 +22.338 6 15
4 11 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Will Hoskins Franklin-Honda 70 +28.338 1 12
5 3 23px-Flag of Canada.svg-1-.png Hugh Dwyer Fun-Yamaha 70 +29.418 15 10
6 5 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Lewis Ellington Peugeot 70 +44.031 7 8
7 7 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Puccio Giodano Rossi-Ferrari 70 +47.181 9 6
8 70 23px-Flag of the United States.svg-1-.png Douglas Bacon Westwood 70 +48.184 13 4
9 16 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Kurtis Gardner Lucas-Volkswagen 70 +51.230 14 2
10 6 23px-Flag of Belgium (civil).svg-1-.png Regi Abott Peugeot 70 +57.365 19 1
11 8 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Enzo Domenicalli Rossi-Ferrari 70 +1:07.181 21
12 25 23px-Flag of Austria.svg-1-.png Abel Osterhagen Warrior-Mercedes 69 +1 lap 24
13 26 23px-Flag of the Czech Republic.svg-1-.png Michal Kubat Warrior-Mercedes 69 +1 lap 22
14 92 23px-Flag of the Netherlands.svg-1-.png Felix Beyer Force Australia-BMW 69 +1 lap 23
15 15 23px-Flag of Portugal.svg-1-.png Carson Davenport Lucas-Volkswagen 69 +1 lap 18
16 37 23px-Flag of Spain.svg-1-.png Diego Campos Ingram-Honda 69 +1 lap 12
17 91 23px-Flag of Japan.svg-1-.png Hiroto Nakumaya Force Australia-BMW 69 +1 lap 20
18 21 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Karl Beckenbauer Liverpool-Vauxhall 69 Suspension 2
Ret 20 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Elroy Wagner Team 23-Downton 56 Suspension 16
Ret 69 23px-Flag of Finland.svg-1-.png Tumo Kinnumen Westwood 51 Brakes 4
Ret 4 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Lee Fuller Fun-Yamaha 49 Collision 17
Ret 22 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Adrien Simon Liverpool-Vauxhall 43 Collision 3
Ret 19 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Jean Mattson Team 23-Downton 0 Collision 10
Ret 2 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Marcus Thunder Downton 0 Collision 11

Standings after the race

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 22px-Flag of Brazil.svg-1-.png Enrique Ruiz 118
2 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Will Hoskins 116
3 23px-Flag of Germany.svg-1-.png Karl Beckenbauer 100
4 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Adrien Simon 96
5 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Nathaniel Powers 73
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Franklin-Honda 234
2 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Liverpool-Vauxhall 196
3 23px-Flag of the United Kingdom.svg-1-.png Downton 95
4 23px-Flag of Italy.svg-1-.png Rossi-Ferrari 68
5 23px-Flag of France.svg-1-.png Peugeot 65
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

See also

Previous race:
2014 Portuguese Grand Prix
F1F Virtual Grand Prix
Championship
2014 season
Next race:
2014 German Grand Prix
Previous race:
2013 French Grand Prix
French Grand Prix Next race:
2015 French V-Prix