1994 Australian Touring Car Championship

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1994 Australian Touring Car Championship
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1994 Champion, Mark Skaife

The 1994 Australian Touring Car Championship was the 35th running of the Australian Touring Car Championship. It began on 27 February 1994 at Amaroo Park and ended on 24 July at Oran Park Raceway after 10 rounds.

Mark Skaife won his second ATCC in his Gibson Motorsport Holden VP Commodore. Second was defending champion Glenn Seton in his Glenn Seton Racing Ford EB Falcon (the Falcons having been given front spoiler 'winglets' which made them more competitive), while finishing third in the championship was triple champion Peter Brock in his Holden Racing Team VP Commodore.

After first appearing in the ATCC in Peter Janson's Holden VC Commodore in 1981, Larry Perkins took his first ever championship round win by taking out Round 5 at the Lakeside Raceway in Brisbane in his Perkins Engineering VP Commodore, now fitted with the Chevrolet V8 after CAMS had ruled that all Level 1 Holden teams had to use the Chevrolet engine from 1994 rather than the Holden V8 engine Perkins had used to win the 1993 Tooheys 1000. As they were cheaper to run, Commodore privateers were still able to use the Holden engines.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following drivers and teams competed in the 1994 Australian Touring Car Championship Championship Series. The series consisted of 10 rounds of with two races per round.

Team Car No Driver
Glenn Seton Racing Ford EB Falcon 1 Australia Glenn Seton
30 Australia Alan Jones
Gibson Motorsport Holden VP Commodore 2 Australia Mark Skaife
6 New Zealand Jim Richards
Lansvale Racing Team Holden VP Commodore 3 Australia Trevor Ashby
Australia Steve Reed
Wayne Gardner Racing Holden VP Commodore 4 Australia Wayne Gardner
7 Australia Neil Crompton
Holden Racing Team Holden VP Commodore 05 Australia Peter Brock
015 Australia Tomas Mezera
Perkins Engineering Holden VP Commodore 11 Australia Larry Perkins
Ampol Max 3 Racing Holden VP Commodore 12 Australia Bob Jones
Stuart McColl Holden VP Commodore 14 Australia Stuart McColl
Graham Blythman Holden VP Commodore 16 Australia Graham Blythman
Dick Johnson Racing Ford EB Falcon 17 Australia Dick Johnson
18 Australia John Bowe
19 Australia Steven Johnson
Palmer Promotions Holden VP Commodore 20 Australia Ian Palmer
Diet Coke Racing
Benson & Hedges Racing
Holden VP Commodore 23 Australia Paul Morris
25 Australia Tony Longhurst
Pinnacle Motorsport Holden VP Commodore 24 Australia Tony Scott
Australia Greg Crick
Don Watson Holden VP Commodore 26 Australia Don Watson
Terry Finnigan Holden VP Commodore 27 Australia Terry Finnigan
Playscape Racing Ford EB Falcon 28 Australia Kevin Waldock
James Philip Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 31 Australia James Philip
PACE Racing Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 32 Australia Kevin Heffernan
Pro-Duct Racing Holden VP Commodore 33 Australia Bob Pearson
Ian Love Holden VP Commodore 35 Australia Ian Love
Schembri Motorsport Holden VP Commodore 36 Australia Neil Schembri
Scotty Taylor Racing Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 37 Australia Alan Taylor
Challenge Motorsport Holden VP Commodore 39 Australia Chris Smerdon
Garry Willmington Performance Ford EB Falcon 41 Australia Garry Willmington
Glenn Mason Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 42 Australia Glenn Mason
Group Motorsport Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 44 Australia George Ayoub
Daily Planet Racing Holden VP Commodore 47 Australia John Trimbole
Novacastrian Motorsport Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 62 Australia Wayne Russell
Barbagallo Motorsport Holden VP Commodore 77 Australia Alf Barbagallo
Cadillac Productions Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV 79 Australia Mike Conway
Steven Ellery Racing Ford Sierra RS 88 Australia Steven Ellery

Season review[edit]

Results and Standings[edit]

Race Calendar[edit]

The 1994 V8 Supercar season consisted of 10 rounds. 1994 saw the last ever ATCC race at the tight, 1.94 km (1.20 mi) Amaroo Park circuit in Sydney.

Rd. Race Title Circuit City / State Date Winner Team Report
1 New South Wales Amaroo Amaroo Park Sydney, New South Wales 25 - 27 Feb Mark Skaife Gibson Motorsport
2 Victoria (Australia) Sandown Sandown International Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 4 - 6 Mar Mark Skaife Gibson Motorsport
3 Tasmania Launceston Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 11 - 13 Mar Mark Skaife Gibson Motorsport
4 Victoria (Australia) Phillip Island Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 8 - 10 Apr Glenn Seton Glenn Seton Racing
5 Queensland Lakeside Lakeside International Raceway Brisbane, Queensland 22 - 24 Apr Larry Perkins Perkins Engineering
6 Victoria (Australia) Winton Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 13–15 May Glenn Seton Glenn Seton Racing
7 New South Wales Eastern Creek Eastern Creek Raceway Eastern Creek, New South Wales 3 - 5 Jun Peter Brock Holden Racing Team
8 South Australia Mallala Mallala Motorsport Park Adelaide, South Australia 24 - 26 Jun Mark Skaife Gibson Motorsport
9 Western Australia Perth Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia 1 - 3 Jul Alan Jones Glenn Seton Racing
10 New South Wales Oran Park Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 22 - 24 Jul Glenn Seton Glenn Seton Racing

Drivers Championship[edit]

Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Pts
1 Mark Skaife 46 40 43 31 24 30 30 36 5 (Ret) 285
2 Glenn Seton 32 12 28 40 7 40 10 12 4 43 228
3 Peter Brock 24 23 26 31 15 6 40 20 5 32 222
4 Larry Perkins 6 22 13 (Ret) 36 18 15 24 32 11 177
5 Alan Jones 1 20 6 18 4 33 22 25 34 14 177
6 Jim Richards 14 22 12 10 30 6 8 34 20 1 157
7 John Bowe 16 13 17 16 8 18 15 5 24 24 156
8 Dick Johnson 16 1 3 16 20 1 14 10 12 24 117
9 Tomas Mezera 16 21 8 11 (Ret) 4 22 8 10 11 111
10 Neil Crompton 0 0 6 12 4 24 0 2 11 18 77
11 Tony Longhurst 9 4 20 0 8 1 8 24 0 74
12 Wayne Gardner 1 12 4 10 8 2 15 4 6 10 72
13 Paul Morris 14 5 9 14 2 4 2 8 6 64
14 Trevor Ashby 0 0 16 0 16
15 Tony Scott 0 6 0 6
16 Bob Jones 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
17 Greg Crick 0 0 (Ret) 1 1
Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

See also[edit]

1994 Australian Touring Car season

External links[edit]