German Formula 4 & Formula Masters: Overview of seasons

All seasons: German Formula 4 & Formula Masters

The ADAC Formula 4 is a German junior racing series according to the FIA Formula 4 regulations. Since 2015, it has been the successor to the ADAC Formula Masters.
The ADAC Formula Masters was the replacement for the 2007 discontinued Formula BMW.

ADAC Formula 4

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The ADAC Formula 4 Championship 2018 was the fourth season of German Formula 4.

The calendar has been redesigned a bit, new weekends have been added at Hockenheim as part of the DTM and Formula 1 (2 instead of 3 races). On the other hand, the second Oschersleben weekend and the Sachsenring have been removed. A total of 20 races were held.

Lirim Zendeli won the German Formula 4 2018 ahead of Liam Lawson and Enzo Fittipaldi.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.348Lirim Zendeli Germany
2.234Liam Lawson New Zealand
3.223Enzo Fittipaldi Brazil
ADAC Formula 4

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The ADAC Formula 4 Championship 2017 was the third season of the German Formula 4.

Without the race weekend in Zandvoort now 21 races were held.

Jüri Vips won the German Formula 4 2017 ahead of Marcus Armstrong and Felipe Drugovich.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.245Juri Vips Estonia
2.241Marcus Armstrong New Zealand
3.236Felipe Drugovich Brazil
ADAC Formula 4

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The ADAC Formula 4 Championship 2016 was the second season of the German Formula 4.

Spa was replaced with Zandvoort, otherwise the calendar remained unchanged. Altogether 24 races were driven held.

Joey Mawson won the German Formula 4 2016 ahead of Mick Schumacher and Mike David Ortmann.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.374Joey Mawson Australia
2.322Mick Schumacher Germany
3.247Mike David Ortmann Germany
ADAC Formula 4

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The ADAC Formula 4 Championship 2015 was the first season of German Formula 4 as the successor of the ADAC Formula Masters.

The vehicles were built by Tatuus with 1.4l Abarth engines with 160 hp.

The starting field grew significantly compared to the Formula Masters - each race had over 30 starters.

The racing calendar had only small changes with 6 race weekends in Germany (2x Oschersleben, Lausitzring, Nürburgring, Sachsenring, Hockenheim) as well as one weekend each in Austria (Spielberg) and Belgium (Spa). There were 3 heats per weekend, a total of 24 races.

Marvin Dienst won the German Formula 4 2015 in front of Joel Eriksson and Joey Mawson.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.347Marvin Dienst Germany
2.299Joel Eriksson Sweden
3.297Joey Mawson Australia
ADAC Formula Masters

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The ADAC Formula Masters 2014 was the seventh and final season of this German junior series.
Instead of Spa races were held at Zandvoort. Again a total of 24 races were held.

Mikkel Jensen won the Formula Masters 2014 ahead of Maximilian Günther, who finished second as in the previous year.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.377Mikkel Jensen Denmark
2.262Maximilian Günther Germany
3.224Tim Zimmermann Germany
ADAC Formula Masters

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The ADAC Formula Masters 2013 was the sixth season of this German junior series.
Instead of Zandvoort, Spa was on the calendar, and instead of a second race weekend at the Nürburgring the Slovakiaring was added. In total, 24 races were held again.

Clemente Alessio Picariello won the Formula Masters 2013 ahead of Maximilian Günther and Jason Kremer.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.388Clemente Alessio Picariello Belgium
2.240Maximilian Günther Germany
3.227Jason Kremer Germany
ADAC Formula Masters

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The ADAC Formula Masters 2012 was the fifth season of this German junior series.
The races in Zolder were replaced by Zandvoort, again 24 races were held on 8 weekends.

Marvin Kirchhöfer won the Formula Masters 2012 ahead of Gustav Malja.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.329Marvin Kirchhöfer Germany
2.307Gustav Malja Sweden
3.193Jeffrey Schmidt Switzerland
ADAC Formula Masters

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The ADAC Formula Masters 2011 was the fourth season of this German junior series.
With the new races in Zolder and at the Red Bull Ring and only one visit to Oschersleben, 24 races were held on 8 weekends.

Pascal Wehrlein won the Formula Masters 2011 ahead of Emil Bernstorff and Sven Müller.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.331Pascal Wehrlein Germany
2.310Emil Bernstorff Great Britain
3.296Sven Müller Germany

The ADAC Formula Masters 2010 was the third season of this German junior series.
Instead of two races per weekend, now three races have been held. The race weekend as part of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring was removed from the calendar, which now consisted of 21 races.

Richie Stanaway won the Formula Masters 2010 ahead of Patrick Schranner and Mario Farnbacher.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.315Richie Stanaway New Zealand
2.255Patrick Schranner Germany
3.231Mario Farnbacher Germany

The ADAC Formula Masters 2009 was the second season of this German junior series.
The race calendar remained unchanged.

Daniel Abt won the Formula Masters 2009 ahead of Klaus Bachler and Adrian Campfeld.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.224Daniel Abt Germany
2.187Adrian Campfield Great Britain
3.185Klaus Bachler Austria

The ADAC Formula Masters 2008 was the first season of this German junior series. The vehicles from Dallara were powered by Volkswagen engines with a capacity of 1.6l and 145 hp.

16 races were held on 8 weekends, seven of them in Germany (2x Oschersleben, 2x Nürburgring, Lausitzring, Sachsenring, Hockenheim) and one in the Netherlands (Assen).

Winner of the Formula Masters 2008 was Armado Parente.
Marco Sørensen took fourth place in the standings although he did not enter the series until halfway through the season.

Pos Points Driver Nation
1.171Armando Parente Portugal
2.141Nico Monien Germany
3.141Klaus Bachler Austria