List of Superleague World Drivers' Champions
The GPVWC Superleague World Drivers' Championship (WDC) is awarded to the most successful Superleague racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. The Drivers' Championship was first awarded in 2000, to Jason Endean. The first driver to win multiple Championships was Mikko Jakonen, in 2002 and 2004. The current Drivers' Champion is Lukas Euler, who won his first World Championship in 2012.
The GPVWC does not officially declare the Champion until the end of the season, but a driver is said to have "clinched" the Championship after it is no longer possible for another to obtain more points than he has, even if the former driver were to not compete in the remaining races of the season, and the latter to score the maximum number of points possible. The Drivers' Championship has been won in the final race of the season two times in the 11 seasons it has been awarded. The earliest in a season that the Drivers' Championship has been clinched was in 2010, when Janne Tanskanen secured the title with four races remaining.
Overall, nine different drivers have won the Championship, with Australian Steve Elencevski holding the record for most titles, at three. Elencevski also holds the record for most consecutive Drivers' Championships, winning all three of his titles from 2005 to 2007. Finland, Germany and Australia have produced the most World Championship winning drivers with two. Only three drivers have won the championship on multiple occasions, Steve Elencevski, Mikko Jakonen and Joe Consiglio. The GPVWC is still yet to crown a British WDC.
Of the nine drivers to win the World Championship, only Lukas Euler is currently competing in the Superleague.
|2000||Jason Endean||BA Racing||Mercedes||B||1||6||8||5||154|
|2005||Steve Elencevski||FinOz Racing||Ferrari||M||4||7||14||2||126|
|2006||Steve Elencevski||FinOz Racing*||Ferrari||M||8||7||18||6||154|
|2007||Steve Elencevski||FinOz Racing*||Ferrari||B||6||8||12||7||110|
|2008||Laurentiu Albu||Belami Racing||Renault||B||4||6||14||1||113|
|2009||Joe Consiglio||Nordsjøen Racing*||Honda||B||7||6||12||3||104|
|2010||Janne Tanskanen||Nordsjøen Racing*||Mercedes||B||15||14||17||11||232|
|2011||Joe Consiglio||Nordsjøen Racing||Mercedes||P||11||10||15||10||230|
|2012||Lukas Euler||Midnight Motorsport*||Ferrari||P||15||9||15||11||208|