Renault UK Clio Cup

2018 Renault UK Clio Cup: Season In Numbers

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Michael Epps - 2018 Renault UK Clio Cup - Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography
Credit: Jakob Ebrey Photography

Following an action-packed 2018 season for the  Renault UK Clio Cup, we’ve crunched the numbers to bring you all the key statistics from a campaign which saw Paul Rivett emerge in dramatic fashion with a record-breaking fourth Clio Cup title and the first for WDE Motorsport.

With six different race-winners, no less than nineteen separate top ten finishers and fourteen drivers having qualified inside the top six, it proved to be another hugely competitive campaign in the tin-top series, and here’s a full rundown of all the key statistics:

 

Race Wins

6 – James Dorlin

4 – Max Coates

3 – Dan Rowbottom

2 – Paul Rivett, Bradley Burns

1 – James McCarthy

 

Podium Finishes

11 – Rivett

10 – Dorlin

9 – Coates, Rowbottom

5 – McCarthy, Burns

2 – Lee Pattison, Michael Epps

1 – James Colburn

 

Top Six Finishes

15 – Coates, Rivett

13 – Dorlin

11 – Rowbottom

9 – Epps, Burns

8 – Pattison, McCarthy

7 – Dan Zelos

6 – J.Colburn

2 – Zak Fulk, Jack Young

1 – Sam Osborne, Brett Lidsey, Ash Hand

 

Top Ten Finishes

17 – Epps

16 – Rivett

15 – Coates, Dorlin, Burns

14 – Rowbottom

13 – McCarthy, Zelos

12 – Pattison, J.Colburn

8 – Fulk, Lidsey

7 – Osborne

5 – Jade Edwards

4 – Young

2 – Nick Reeve, Hand

1 – Aaron Thompson, Ben Colburn

 

Pole Positions

5 – Coates

4 – Dorlin, Burns

2 – McCarthy

1 – Rivett, Rowbottom, Young

 

Top Three Qualifying Results

12 – Dorlin

11 – Coates

10 – Burns

8 – Rivett

6 – McCarthy

2 – Rowbottom, Zelos, Young

1 – Osborne

 

Top Six Qualifying Results

17 – Dorlin

16 – Rivett

15 – Coates

11 – Burns

10 – Zelos

8 – Rowbottom, Pattison

7 – McCarthy

5 – Young

4 – J.Colburn

2 – Epps, Osborne, Lidsey

1 – J.Edwards

 

Qualifying Average

3.11 – Dorlin

3.72 – Coates

4.00 – Rivett

4.67 – Burns

6.00 – Young

7.22 – Zelos

7.50 – Rowbottom

7.88 – Pattison

8.89 – J.Colburn, Epps

9.11 – McCarthy

11.63 – Reeve

12.00 – Fulk

12.19 – Lidsey

12.67 – Osborne

12.94 – J.Edwards

14.00 – B.Colburn

15.63 – Thompson

16.44 – Hamilton

16.50 – Wilmott

18.88 – Warr

19.50 – Alden

 

Races Led

9 – Dorlin

6 – Coates

4 – Rowbottom

3 – Rivett, Burns, McCarthy

1 – J.Colburn

 

Laps Led

70 – Dorlin

53 – Coates

35 – Burns

33 – Rivett

29 – Rowbottom

18 – McCarthy

4 – J.Colburn

 

Miles Led

159.80 – Dorlin

100.25 – Coates

68.16 – Rowbottom

58.09 – Burns

52.03 – Rivett

35.00 – McCarthy

7.92 – J.Colburn

 

Fastest Laps

2 – Dorlin, Rivett, Pattison, Burns, Fulk, Rowbottom, Lidsey

1 – Coates, Reeve, Young, McCarthy

 

Places Gained From Grid Position

56 – Rowbottom

50 – McCarthy

46 – Epps

40 – Andy Wilmott

38 – Osborne

37 – Thompson, Alden

34 – Warr

33 – Lidsey

30 – J.Colburn

24 – Zelos

23 – Fulk, Nicolas Hamilton

21 – J.Edwards

20 – Pattison

16 – Coates, Rivett, Nathan Edwards, B.Colburn

14 – Young

10 – Reeve

9 – Burns

8 – Dorlin, Hand

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