1993 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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The 1993 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing championship for Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 24th national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia, and the first to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name.[2] Promoted as the 1993 Motorcraft Australian Formula Ford Championship, it was won by Craig Lowndes driving a Van Diemen RF93.[3]

Calendar[edit]

1993 Australian Formula Ford Champion Craig Lowndes, pictured in 2006

The championship was contested over an eight round series with two heats per round.[4]

Round [3] Circuit [3] State Date [3]
1 Amaroo Park New South Wales 28 February
2 Symmons Plains Tasmania 14 March
3 Phillip Island Victoria 4 April
4 Lakeside Queensland 18 April
5 Winton Victoria 16 May
6 Eastern Creek New South Wales 6 June
7 Mallala South Australia 4 July
8 Oran Park New South Wales 8 August

Results[edit]

Position [3] Driver [3] No. [5] Car [3] [6] Entrant [5] Ama [3] Sym [3] Phi [3] Lak [3] Win [3] Eas [3] Mal [3] Ora [3] Total [3]
1 Craig Lowndes 5 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Craig Lowndes 26 8 30 32 36 32 28 36 228
2 Stephen White 4 Swift SC93F Ford Stephen White 17 30 32 40 22 20 32 16 209
3 Andrew Reid 31 Swift SC93F Ford Linear Bearings - 22 30 24 20 26 7 12 141
4 Steven Richards 7 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Team Valvoline / Garry Rogers 14 34 - - 6 16 40 21 131
5 Gavin Monaghan 10 Van Diemen RF92 Ford Gavin Monaghan 30 16 16 28 - 6 10 22 128
6 Steven Ellery 15 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Eastern Creek Raceway 12 - 1 9 26 40 4 20 112
7 Con Toparis 21 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Eastern Creek Raceway 34 24 10 2 9 6 18 - 103
8 Cameron Prince Van Diemen RF92 Ford 2 24 28 14 1 - - - 69
9 Michael Dutton Swift SC92F Ford 20 - 10 - 8 18 - 10 66
10 David Hardman 35 Van Diemen RF92 Ford David Hardman 16 4 15 - 30 - - - 65
11 Mark Noske 17 Swift SC93F Ford Mark Noske - - - 20 2 - 24 8 54
12 Leif Corben 24 Van Diemen RF90 Ford - - - 2 18 16 - - 36
13 Cameron Partington 13 Van Diemen RF92 Ford Cameron Partington 8 10 4 - - 1 4 6 33
14 Darren Edwards 14 Swift SC93F Ford D Edwards - 4 - - 8 - 14 - 26
15 Matthew Martin Swift SC90 Ford - - - 7 - 1 - 14 22
16 Dugal McDougall 48 Van Diemen RF89 Ford Dugal McDougall - - - - - - 4 13 17
17 Jason Bright 71 Spectrum 05 Ford Borland Racing Developments 5 9 - - - - - - 14
18 Ashley Cutchie 32 Van Diemen RF92 Ford Peter Sorrell - 1 - 8 - - 1 - 10
= Gerard Manion Swift FB89 Ford - - 10 - - - - - 10
= Gary Gosatti 9 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Gary Gosatti - - - - - 4 - 6 10
21 Paul Mulhearn Swift SC93F Ford 2 - - - - - - - 2
= David Harrington 58 Van Diemen RF89 Ford David Harrington - - - - - - - 2 [7] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Phil Branagan, Two winners - one champion, Australian Motor Racing Year, 1993/94, pages 172 to 182
  2. ^ Records, Titles and Awards, 2006 CAMS Manual Of Motor Sport, page 14-5
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p 1993 Motorcraft Australian Formula Ford Championship points table Retrieved from formulaford.com.au via web.archive.org on 6 November 2012
  4. ^ 1993 Championship Results, Australian Motor Racing Year, 1993/94, pages 302 to 303
  5. ^ a b Entry list, Race 2, Round 7, 1993 Motorcraft Australian Formula Ford Championship, Official Programme, Mallala, July 4, 1993
  6. ^ The use of the Ford Kent engine was mandatory in all cars.
  7. ^ The formulaford.com.au points table does not indicate the round or rounds at which Harrington scored his two points. The race results in Australian Motor Racing Year, 1993/94 show that his only top ten race finish was in Heat 2 of the Oran Park round.

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