2006 Swedish Touring Car Championship
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The 2006 Swedish Touring Car Championship season was the 11th Swedish Touring Car Championship (STCC) season. In total nine racing weekends at six different circuits were held; each round comprising one race.

Contents

Changes for 2006Edit

  • The race format and points system was changed. During the 2006 season one race of 40 minutes was held each weekend. Each race had one mandatory pitstop.
  • The points system changed to the standard FIA system of 10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1.
  • A privateers championship named Caran Cup was created for drivers using cars constructed in 2003 or earlier.

Teams and driversEdit

List of starting drivers for the 2006 Swedish Touringcar Championship season.

Team Car No. Drivers
Drivers' Championship
Flash Engineering BMW 320si E90 1   Richard Göransson
4   Edward Sandström
9   Jan Nilsson
Kristoffersson Motorsport Audi A4 2   Thed Björk
6   Fredrik Ekblom
10   Tommy Kristoffersson
Crawford Racing BMW 320si E90 3   Carl Rosenblad
Honda Engström Motorsport Honda Accord 5   Tomas Engström
Polestar Racing Volvo S60 7   Robert Dahlgren
17   Alexander Storckenfeldt
Opel Team Sweden Opel Astra GTC 2000 8   Nicklas Karlsson
West Coast Racing BMW 320i 11   Duncan Huisman
12   Robin Rudholm
Mercedes-Benz Sport Mercedes C200 14   Hans Simonsson
15   Tobias Johansson
MA GP/Team caWalli Alfa Romeo 156 20   Mattias Andersson
IPS Motorsport Peugeot 407 21   Johan Stureson
22   Stefan Söderberg
Picko Troberg Racing BMW 320i 44   David Björk
STCC Challenge
Gellerstedt Motorsport BMW 320i 94   Christer Gellerstedt
Malmborg Racing Ford Focus 95   Håkan Malmborg
Tysslinge Racing BMW 320R 97   Tobias Tegelby
Team Euromaster BMW 320i 98   Joakim Fridh

Race CalendarEdit

Round Circuit Date Winning driver Winning team
1   Ring Knutstorp 14 May Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
2   Karlskoga Motorstadion 28 May Robert Dahlgren Polestar Racing
3   Mantorp Park 18 June Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
4   Falkenbergs Motorbana 16 July Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
5   Vålerbanen 30 July Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
6   Anderstorp 13 August Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
7   Karlskoga Motorstadion 27 August Thed Björk Kristoffersson Motorsport
8   Ring Knutstorp 10 September Richard Göransson Flash Engineering
9   Mantorp Park 1 October Richard Göransson Flash Engineering

Championship standings (after 9 of 9 rounds)Edit

DriversEdit

Pos Driver KNU   KAR   MAN   FAL   VÅL   AND   KAR   KNU   MAN   Pts
1   T. Björk 1 3 7 1 2 16 1 2 4 59
2   Göransson 5 13 1 10 1 1 8 1 1 55
3   Huisman 4 Ret 3 3 2 2 5 10 37
4   Ekblom 2 10 4 Ret 3 8 10 3 5 30
5   Engström 3 2 Ret 16 5 Ret 4 9 3 29
6   Dahlgren Ret 1 Ret 2 12 3 Ret 6 7 29
7   Rudholm 14 5 2 11 6 9 3 7 6 26
8   Stureson 7 4 Ret Ret 7 5 5 11 Ret 17
9   Nilsson 8 7 Ret 4 Ret 4 9 8 12 14
10   Kristoffersson Ret 12 5 9 4 13 16 4 Ret 14
11   D. Björk 6 6 6 13 Ret 6 15 14 8 13
12   Rosenblad 9 11 Ret 7 10 10 7 10 2 12
13   Karlsson Ret 8 Ret Ret 9 7 6 15 13 6
14   Storckenfeldt 12 9 Ret 5 Ret DSQ 11 13 9 4
15   Andersson 13 11 DNS 6 8 11 12 12 10 4
16   Fridh Ret 15 8 15 Ret 12 14 17 15 1
17   Söderberg 11 18 9 8 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 1
18   Johansson 16 14 DNS 12 11 14 DNS 16 DNS 0
19   Simonsson DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret DNS 13 19 14 0
20   Tegelby 17 16 Ret 14 13 15 Ret 20 Ret 0
21   Gellerstedt 15 Ret 10 17 Ret Ret 18 16 0
22   Sandström 10 17 Ret 0
23   Malmborg Ret Ret 0
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
STCC Teams Championship
Position Make Points
1 KMS/Audi 65
2 Flash/BMW 64
3 WCR/BMW 54
4 Engström/Honda 38
5 Polestar/Volvo 35
6 IPS/Peugeot 30
7 Elgh/BMW 24
8 PTR/BMW 18
9 Dealer Team/Opel 10
10 MA GP/Alfa Romeo 9
11 MB Sport/PWR/Mercedes 1
STCC Manufacturers Championship
Position Make Points
1 BMW 72
2 Audi 68
3 Volvo 42
4 Honda 41
5 Peugeot 33
6 Alfa Romeo 20
7 Opel 18
8 Mercedes 8
Caran Cup
Position Driver Points
1 Joakim Frid 68
2 Tobias Tegelby 50
3 Christer Gellerstedt 32

ReferencesEdit