1967 Australian Drivers' Championship
|1967 Australian Drivers' Championship|
The 1967 Australian Drivers' Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title for drivers of cars conforming to Australian National Formula or Australian 1½ Litre Formula regulations. The winner of the championship was awarded the 1967 CAMS Gold Star. It was the 11th Australian Drivers' Championship to be awarded by CAMS.
The championship was won by Spencer Martin driving a Repco Brabham BT11A-Coventry Climax. Martin won two of the first four races and finished second in the other two. Despite not finishing a race for the rest of the series he finished seven points ahead of Greg Cusack (Repco Brabham BT23A-Repco). Third was Kevin Bartlett (Repco Brabham BT11A-Coventry Climax).
|1 ||Governor's Trophy ||Lakeside, Queensland ||25 June |
|2 ||Speed Week Trophy ||Surfers Paradise, Queensland ||27 August |
|3 ||Victoria Trophy ||Sandown Park, Victoria ||17 September |
|4 ||N/A||Mallala, South Australia ||9 October |
|5 ||Examiner 1000 ||Symmons Plains, Tasmania ||13 November |
|6 ||Hordern Trophy ||Warwick Farm, New South Wales ||3 December |
Championship points were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the first six placegetters in each race. Points from any five of the six races could be counted towards a driver's total. Only drivers racing under a CAMS General Competition License were eligible for the championship.
|Position ||Driver ||Car ||Entrant ||Lak ||Sur ||San ||Mal ||Sym ||War ||Total |
|1||Spencer Martin||Repco Brabham  BT11A Coventry Climax||Bob Jane Racing Team ||6||9||6||9||-||-||30|
|2||Greg Cusack||Repco Brabham  BT23A Repco||Scuderia Veloce||-||4||-||4||9||6||23|
|3||Kevin Bartlett||Repco Brabham  BT11A Coventry Climax||Alec Mildren Racing||9||-||-||6||1||-||16|
|4||John Harvey||Repco Brabham  BT14 Repco
Repco Brabham  BT11A Coventry Climax
|RC Phillips Sports Cars 
Bob Jane Racing
|5||Leo Geoghegan||Lotus 39 Repco||Geoghegan Racing Division||-||-||9||-||-||-||9|
|Paul Bolton||Repco Brabham  BT7A Coventry Climax||Rorstan Motor Racing Partnership ||-||6||-||3||-||-||9|
|Max Stewart||Rennmax BN1 Ford||Max Stewart Motors||2||-||-||2||2||3||9|
|8||Mel McEwin||Lotus 32B Coventry Climax||Mel McEwin||4||-||3||-||-||-||7|
|9||John McCormack||Repco Brabham  BT4 Coventry Climax||John McCormack||-||-||-||-||6||-||6|
|10||David Sternberg||Lotus Alexis  Ford||David Sternberg||-||-||-||-||4||-||4|
|Phil West||Repco Brabham  BT2 Ford||Competition Cars||-||-||-||-||-||4||4|
|12||Mike Champion||Repco Brabham  BT2 Ford||Competition Cars||3||-||-||-||-||-||3|
|Glynn Scott||Lotus 27 Ford||Glyn Scott Motors||-||3||-||-||-||-||3|
|Lynn Archer||Elfin Catalina Ford||Lyn Archer Motors||-||-||-||-||3||-||3|
|Garrie Cooper||Elfin Mono Mk2D Ford||Elfin Sports Cars||-||-||2||-||-||1||3|
|16||Brian Page||Elfin Mono Mk1 Lancia||JP McGuire||-||2||-||-||-||-||2|
|Alfredo Costanzo||Elfin Mono Mk2B Ford||Alfredo Costanzo||-||-||-||-||-||2||2|
|18||Stan Keen||Elfin Mono Mk1 Ford||Stan Keen||1||-||-||-||-||-||1|
|Col Green||Elfin Mono Mk1 Ford||Col Green||-||1||-||-||-||-||1|
|Jack Hunnam||Elfin Mono Mk2D Ford||Jack Hunnum Motors||-||-||1||-||-||-||1|
|John Walker||Elfin Mono Mk2B Ford||Gilbert Motor Bodies||-||-||-||1||-||-||1|
- New Zealander Graeme Lawrence placed 3rd at Surfers Paradise  and 4th at Sandown  but was not eligible to score championship points.
- British-based Australian Frank Gardner placed 1st at Warwick Farm  but was not eligible to score championship points.
- Conditions for Australian Titles, 1967 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, pages 69-71
- Past Title Winners, 1980 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 56
- "Gold Star Winners - 1957 - 2009". formula3.com.au. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- Scorebook, Australian Motor Racing Annual 1968, page 34
- Des White, Bartlett, Champion take first points, Racing Car News, August 1967, pages 26-27
- Guide to the Gold Star, Supplement to Racing Car News, August 1972
- Des White, Martin takes Gold Star lead, Racing Car News, October 1967, pages 22-24
- Adrian Ryan, Sandown Gold Star to Leo G., Racing Car News, November 1967, pages 30-31
- John Brownsea, Martin's "tiger" wins Mallala "gold", Racing Car News, November 1967, pages 54-55
- Geoff Templeman, Symmons to Cusack, Martin takes second "Star", Racing Car News, December 1967, pages 42-43
- Peter Wherrett, Gardner's second "Hordern", Racing Car News, January 1968, pages 20-21
- Gold Star Review, Australian Motor Racing Annual 1968, pages 30-33 & 62
- 1967 Gold Star Retrieved on 24 April 2011
- "(incorporating Official Souvenir Program, Mallala Gold Star Meeting". Wheel-Spin. 9 October 1967. p. 19.