1972 Australian Sports Car Championship

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The 1972 Australian Sports Car Championship was open to drivers of:

The title was contested over a six round series:

Cars were divided into two classes, Over 2500cc and Up to 2500cc. Points were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the first six placegetters in each class at each round and on a 4-3-2-1 basis to the first four outright placegetters at each round.

Results[edit]

Position Driver No. Car Entrant Rd1 Rd2 Rd3 Rd4 Rd5 Rd6 Total
1 John Harvey 2, 76, 1 McLaren M6B Repco Bob Jane Racing 13 13 13 13 2 13 67
2 Alan Hamilton 9 Porsche 906 Porsche Distributors 12 12 12 11 - - 47
3 Phil Moore 6 Elfin 360 Repco Phil Moore - - 8 7 11 12 38
4 Doug Macarthur Rennmax Repco Doug Macarthur 8 8 - - - 3 19
Henry Michell 61 Elfin 360 Repco Henry Michell 5 - 5 4 - 5 19
6 Howie Sangster 20 McLaren LT170 Chevrolet Shell Racing - - - - 13 - 13
Charlie Occhipinti Elfin ME5 Chevrolet Monza Motors - 7 6 - - - 13
8 Ray Hanger 4 Rennmax BMW Ray Hanger 3 4 - 3 - - 10
9 Stan Keen 21 Elfin 400 Stan Keen Motors - - - 9 - - 9
Stuart Kostera 27 Matich SR3 Stuart Kostera - - - - 9 - 9
11 Bruce Gowans 30 Lotus 23B Cosworth A Ling - - - - - 8 8
12 Chris Royston 47 Lotus 47 Shell Racing - - - - 6 - 6
Max Thompson Elfin 400 Ford Max Thompson - - - - - 6 6
14 Derek Vince 31 Graduate Mk 11 Derek Vince - - - - 5 - 5
15 Alan Nitschke Ford Special Vimy Ridge Service Station - 4 - - - - 4
Bill O'Gorman Matich SR5 Waggott Bill O'Gorman Racing - - 2 - - 2 4
Bruce Leer Milano GT2 Bruce Leer - - 4 - - - 4
Gordon Mitchell 37 Austin-Healey Sprite Gordon Mitchell - - - - 4 - 4
Terry Southall Elfin 400B Chevrolet Terry Southall - - - - - 4 4
20 Barry Bassingthwaite Nota Sportsman Ford Barry Bassingthwaite - - 3 - - - 3
21 Barry Coleman 55 Bolwell Mk.7 Barry Coleman - - - - 3 - 3
Moss Angliss Milano GT2 Bruce Leer - - 3 - - - 3
Tony McAlinden 36 U2 Mk.8B Tony McAlinden - - - - 3 - 3
24 Graeme Ibbotson 48 Jomax Graeme Ibbotson - - - - 2 - 2
Paul Gibson 10 Lotus 23B Hoot Gibson and Sons 2 - - - - - 2
26 Brian Cole 38 MG Midget - - - - 1 - 1
Keith Murray Welsor Waggott Spinning Wheel Tyre Co - - 1 - - - 1
Peter Turnbull Turnham Climax Peter Turnbull - - - - - 1 1

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