1991 Australian Drivers' Championship

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The 1991 Australian Drivers' Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Formula Brabham racing cars. The winner of the championship was awarded the 1991 CAMS Gold Star.

Calendar[edit]

The title was contested over a seven round series:

  • Round 1, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 26 May
  • Round 2, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 21 July
  • Round 3, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 21 July
  • Round 4, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 25 August
  • Round 5, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 25 August
  • Round 6, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 29 September
  • Round 7, Eastern Creek Raceway, New South Wales, 29 September

Championship points were awarded on a 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top ten finishers in each round. Australian Formula 2 cars were invited to compete in Rounds 4, 5, 6 & 7 however only the ten best placed Formula Brabham drivers were eligible to score points. The best six performances from the seven rounds were counted towards a driver's points total.

Results[edit]

Position Driver No Car Entrant Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Total
1 Mark Skaife 3 SPA 003 Holden Skaife Racing (15) 20 20 20 20 20 20 120 (135)
2 Mark McLaughlin 11 SPA 002 Holden Thalgo Cosmetics 12 15 12 12 - 10 10 71
3 Mark Larkham 10 Ralt RT20 Holden Peter Boylan Racing 20 6 4 15 - 12 12 69
4 Paul Morris 27 Shrike NB89H Holden Eastern Creek Raceway 8 12 15 8 15 8 (8) 66 (74)
5 Simon Kane 1 Ralt RT21 Holden Simon Kane - - - - - 15 15 30
6 Mark Poole 2 Shrike NB89H Holden TAFE Team Motorsport 10 8 10 - - - - 28
7 Warwick Rooklyn 28 Shrike NB89H Holden Eastern Creek Raceway 4 - 8 10 - - - 22
8 Rohan Onslow 5 Ralt RT21 Holden David Mawer 3 10 6 - - - - 19
9 John Briggs 9 Ralt RT21 Holden John Briggs 6 - - - 12 - - 18
10 Tony Blanche 12
11
Ralt RT21 Holden
SPA 002 Holden
Thalgo Cosmetics - - - 6 10 - - 16
11 Brian Sampson 78 Cheetah Mk9 Holden
Ralt RT20 Holden
Speco Thomas / Motor Improvements 2 4 3 - - 3 3 15
12 Chris Hocking 74 Hocking 911 Holden Chris Hocking - - - 4 8 - - 12
Ron Searle 28 Shrike NB89H Holden Eastern Creek Raceway - - - - - 6 6 12
14 Keith Carling 5 Ralt RT21 Holden David Mawer - - - - - 4 4 8
15 Bryan Sala 50 Hocking 901 Holden Bryan Sala - - 2 - - - - 2
16 John Hermann 8 Herco Ralt-Holden John Hermann 1 - - - - - - 1

References[edit]

  • Australian Motor Racing Year, 1991/92
  • CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, 1991
  • www.formulaholden.com (retrieved December 2001)
  • Official Programme, Foster's Australian Grand Prix, 31 Oct – 3 Nov 1991
  • www.camsmanual.com.au