BRIT PACK DRIVER RANKINGS: Paffett pushes on as Bird flaps

It was a quiet week for the Brit Pack overall, in part due to some unexpected performances. However Gary Paffett stood out again after a stirring weekend in DTM. The Mercedes veteran secured pole in both races at Zandvoort before winning the first race and recording second in the following race. These did not just strengthen Paffett’s outright championship lead, they also ensured he made an impressive jump in our rankings, climbing four places to 5th.

Paffett wasn’t the only DTM racer to enjoy a positive weekend. Paul di Resta also secured a double podium and solidified his 17th place ranking, closing the gap on those above him in the process.

Elsewhere in the top places, Lewis Hamilton remained unchallenged in the top spot while a disappointing weekend in New York put paid to both Sam Bird‘s Formula E title challenge and his top five ranking. Bird currently sites in 8th, while Enaam Ahmed and Dan Ticktum saw their overall ranking scores drop following mixed results in the Zandvoort Formula 3 rounds.

Despite winning all three opening rounds of the Asian Formula 3 at Sepang, Jake Hughes has actually dropped down one place to 15th. With only eight points on offer for each win and total points divided by races entered, Hughes saw his average drop slightly – to one thousandth less than Jack Aitken.

Who’s Hot?

It proved to be a good week for the TCR UK drivers in terms of ranking improvements. Carl Swift joins as a new entry into 182nd, while race winner Ollie Taylor and Derek Palmer Jr saw climbs of more than 20 places to leap to 97th and 219th respectively. For Taylor, it is his first appearance in the top 100 all season. Jamie Green may be struggling for Audi in DTM but he rose 18 places to 81st, while Ryan Dalziel carried some good form into the Pirelli World Challenge races at Portland, leaping nine places to 54th.

Who’s Not?

Harrison Scott made a name for himself stateside with that flying crash in USF2000. Unfortunately it affected his ranking as fell nine places to 49th. Also falling were Ben Hingeley, who endured a terrible weekend in the FIA Formula 3 at Zandvoort, and Rob Huff, who fell five places to 34th after a trying, BoP-ruined weekend in the WTCR at the Slovakiaring.

Who’s New?

The only newcomer this weekend is Carl Swift, as mentioned above.

Ones to Watch

Summer is kicking in so the race programme is slightly light compared to recent weeks. The focus will be on Lewis Hamilton in the German Grand Prix and his top spot in the rankings should not be under threat, even if he endures a bad weekend. on the same bill will be Olli Caldwell, who hopes to return to race-winning form in the ADAC Formula 4 championship. IMSA returns to Lime Rock as well, with the likes of Oliver Jarvis and Harry Tincknell in action.

Pos.MOVENAMERacesAvg Weighted Pts
10Lewis HAMILTON1038.844
20George RUSSELL1030.169
30Mike CONWAY515.036
40Callum ILOTT814.140
54Gary PAFFETT1014.091
60Alexander ALBON1413.224
70Lando NORRIS1512.857
8-3Sam BIRD1312.256
9-1Enaam AHMED129.779
100Dan TICKTUM149.619
110Nick TANDY108.436
120Stuart LEONARD108.300
130Jenson BUTTON58.258
141Jack AITKEN148.080
15-1Jake HUGHES118.079
160Richard WESTBROOK107.809
170Paul DI RESTA147.753
180Oliver GAVIN77.102
190Oliver TURVEY106.119
200Rob GAROFALL26.000
210Alex MacDOWALL25.938
220Stuart MIDDLETON75.869
230Ed JONES125.648
240Charlie ROBERTSON35.300
250Katherine LEGGE65.254
260Jake DENNIS55.229
270Will STEVENS95.112
280Max FEWTRELL105.065
292Jann MARDENBOROUGH44.545
302Harrison NEWEY54.500
31-1Daniel LLOYD114.466
321Darren TURNER94.352
331Liam GRIFFIN44.274
34-5Rob HUFF184.269
350James CALADO44.253
360Oliver WEBB34.200
370Adam CHRISTODOULOU94.148
380Mike SIMPSON34.145
390James LITTLEJOHN24.084
401Aaron SCOTT24.000
411Dean STONEMAN13.900
421Will TREGURTHA73.866
431Duncan TAPPY23.792
431Michael BENHAM23.792
451Oliver JARVIS83.766
461Bob BERRIDGE13.500
461Steve TANDY13.500
481Steven KANE43.482
49-9Harrison SCOTT113.431
500Ben HANLEY43.420
510Michael MEADOWS93.346
520Alex BRUNDLE73.337
530Josh COOK93.310
549Ryan DALZIEL153.307
55-1Mark FARMER73.238
56-1Nick YELLOLY63.200
57-1Alexander SIMS113.083
58-1James ROSSITER63.075
59-1Alex LYNN133.006
60-1Stefan WILSON13.000
61-1Kiern JEWISS152.881
620Phil HANSON62.859
631Adam MORGAN112.785
641Jack GOFF82.708
651Tom BLOMQVIST102.680
661Derek JOHNSTON52.640
67-6Ben HINGELEY122.620
680Josh FILES82.557
690Oliver ROWLAND32.550
709Jordan KING82.548
71-1James SWIFT22.500
71-1Ross KAISER22.500
71-1Terrence WOODWARD22.500
74-1Tom GAMBLE122.456
75-1Andy PRIAULX22.442
76-1Jack HARVEY32.437
770Lee MOWLE52.400
78-2Max CHILTON122.352
79-1Colin TUKRINGTON152.349
800Harry TINCKNELL82.287
8118Jamie GREEN172.210
82-1Tom INGRAM122.201
83-1Philip ELLIS72.182
84-1Jonny ADAM92.089
85-1Olli CALDWELL222.070
860Jethro BOVINGDON31.970
870Phil KEEN101.917
88-3Gordon SHEDDEN181.903
89-1Ayrton SIMMONS151.896
90-1Flick HAIGH61.861
91-1Euan HANKEY61.853
92-1James THOMPSON131.842
93-1Jon MINSHAW81.830
94-1Tom ONSLOW-COLE121.808
95-1Ash SUTTON151.794
96-1Will PALMER21.789
9722Ollie TAYLOR81.717
98-2Alasdair McCAIG31.633
99-2Duncan CAMERON51.627
100-2Senna PROCTOR151.625
101-1James RAVEN111.544
102-1James PULL201.533
103-1Matt NEAL151.525
104-1Tony WELLS61.500
105-1Charlie EASTWOOD81.484
106-1Finlay HUTCHISON111.483
107-1Mike WAINWRIGHT31.444
108-1Andrew HOWARD51.433
109-1Jake DALTON41.429
110-1Andrew WATSON101.421
111-1Jay HOWARD11.417
112-1Clément NOVALAK321.411
113-1Ben BARNICOAT71.376
114-1Ben BARKER41.291
115-1Alex BUNCOMBE31.229
115-1Matt PARRY31.229
117-1Jack HAWKSWORTH61.223
118-1Toby SOWERY161.200
119-1Wayne BOYD21.197
1200Frankie BIRD131.099
1210Peter DUMBRECK31.082
1220Andrew JORDAN151.074
1230Harry WEBB31.055
1240Matt SIMPSON121.048
1250Louis GACHOT41.047
1260Rob COLLARD141.036
1270Dan CAMMISH91.032
1280Teddy WILSON91.023
1290Tom CHILTON151.003
1301Richard BRADLEY40.955
1311Callum POINTON60.945
1321David PITTARD20.940
1331Jordan CANE120.932
1341Jonathan HOGGARD150.924
1351Hunter ABBOTT50.901
1361Ben GREEN50.900
1361Ben TUCK50.900
1361Scott MALVERN50.900
139-9Ian JAMES100.895
1400Jack MANCHESTER90.890
1410Jack MITCHELL60.889
1420Colin NOBLE60.861
1430Pippa MANN10.857
1440Dino ZAMPARELLI10.857
1450Joey FOSTER20.833
1460Lewis WILLIAMSON40.811
1460Nick LEVENTIS40.811
1480Graham DAVIDSON50.800
1490Adam BALON60.787
1500Seb PRIAULX150.784
1510Oli WILKINSON70.770
1520David PATTISON60.757
1520Joe OSBORNE60.757
1540Sean WALKINSHAW80.710
1550Jamie CAROLINE40.708
1560Billy MONGER120.681
1570Aidan MOFFAT120.678
1580Callum MacLEOD70.649
1580Ian LOGGIE70.649
1600Richard LYONS40.642
1610Nigel MOORE20.631
1620Howard FULLER40.621
1630Ollie MILLROY20.614
1640Sam TORDOFF150.608
1650Josh WEBSTER30.606
1660Chris SMILEY90.587
1670Bradley ELLIS90.578
1680Jake HILL90.556
1690Bill CAMERON50.554
1700Jamie CHADWICK140.504
1710Steven LIQUORISH60.503
1720Charlie FAGG50.500
1720Jordan ALBERT60.500
1720Lewis PROCTOR60.500
1720Michael O'BRIEN50.500
1760Guy SMITH30.476
1770Stephen JOHANSEN50.400
1770Tom WRIGLEY10.400
1790Josh CAYGILL70.387
1800Rick PARFITT JR10.375
1810Jason PLATO140.357
182NEWCarl SWIFT40.350
183-1Stewart LINES40.331
1842Oscar DE LUZURIAGA90.331
185-2Ollie JACKSON90.296
186-2Paul REES40.294
187-2Euan McKAY30.289
188-1Rob AUSTIN120.288
189-1Josh PRICE110.273
190-1Alex MORGAN50.256
191-1Daniel BROWN10.250
191-1Stuart HALL20.250
193-1Josh SKELTON140.246
194-1Adam KNIGHT10.222
194-1John LOGGIE10.222
194-1Marcus JEWELL10.222
197-1Tom SHARP40.218
198-1Matthew BELL70.216
199-1Peter CATE20.205
200-1James COLE120.199
201-1Sandy MITCHELL30.190
202-1Seb MORRIS40.188
203-1Alex KAPADIA40.188
204-1Will MOORE70.185
205-1Matthew COWLEY90.182
2067Nigel GREENSALL40.182
2073Lewis KENT80.182
208-3Brett SMITH90.181
209-3Mike NEWBOULD70.179
209-3Will BURNS70.179
211-3William PAUL10.169
212-3Patrick McCLUGHAN10.167
213-3Tom BOARDMAN90.167
214-2Matt NICHOLL-JONES120.165
215-1Darelle WILSON60.159
216-1Brent MILLAGE20.159
217-1Josh MASON30.149
218-1Lewis PLATO10.143
21923Derek PALMER Jr60.142
220-2Jody FANNIN20.137
221-2Andy MEYRICK70.131
222-2Chris GOODWIN30.127
223-2Derek PIERCE30.126
223-2Rob SMITH30.126
225-2Anthony WELLS40.125
225-2Darren BURKE30.125
225-2Jonathan COCKER50.125
225-2Sam DE HAAN50.125
229-2Oliver BARKER10.121
230-2Stephen PATTRICK60.120
231-2James THORPE10.118
231-2Phil QUAIFE10.118
231-2Sean MCINERNEY10.118
234-2Oliver CLARKE90.116
235-2Chris HARRIS40.103
236-2Christian ENGLAND20.103
236-2Richard MEINS20.103
238-2Tim RICHARDS120.101
239-2Joseph MOORE20.089
240-2Mike BUSHELL120.088
241-2Ricky COLLARD40.084
242-2Chris BUNCOMBE30.082
243-2Mark RADCLIFFE50.081
244-1JM LITTMAN40.077
245-1Ian MITCHELL20.074
246-1Jamie SHARP150.073
247-1Rory BUTCHER100.067
248-1Fiona JAMES60.060
249-1Daniel McKAY60.056
250-1David FAIRBROTHER10.053
250-1Nigel ARMSTRONG10.053
252-1Finlay CROCKER60.052
253-1Andy CUMMINGS30.050
254-1Nicholas GRIEBNER20.045
255-1Nick BARROW10.043
256-1Andrew WOLFE20.033
257-1David DRINKWATER20.027
258-1Kelvin FLETCHER50.025
258-1Martin PLOWMAN50.025
260-1Bradley PHILPOTT20.024
261-1Benjamin LYONS10.023
261-1Jody HALSE10.023
261-1Marcos BENNETT10.023
261-1Simon GLENN10.023
265-1Michael LYONS10.015
266-1John HARTSHORNE20.012
266-1Ollie HANCOCK20.012

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