1996 Atlantic Championship season

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1996 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
Player's Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races 12
Start date March 3rd
End date September 7th
Awards
Drivers' champion Canada Patrick Carpentier
Chronology
Previous season Next season
1995 1997

The 1996 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was the 23rd season of the Atlantic Championship. It was contested over 12 races between March 3 and September 7, 1995. The Player's Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Patrick Carpentier. All teams had to utilize Toyota engines. In C2-class 23 different drivers competed, but none of them for the whole season.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track St/Prov Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Homestead Florida March 3, 1996 50 2.25302=112.651 km 0'40:51.71 165.413 km/h Tony Ave Lee Bentham Lee Bentham Lee Bentham
2 Long Beach California April 12, 1996 38 2.558787=97.233906 km 0'39:22.510 148.165 km/h Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Jeret Schroeder
3 Nazareth Pennsylvania April 27, 1996 60 1.5223978=91.343868 km 0'31:32.191 173.787 km/h Patrick Carpentier Stuart Crow Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 2, 1996 70 1.6607976=116.255832 km 0'34:32.196 201.970 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Paul Jasper Anthony Lazzaro Patrick Carpentier
5 Montréal Québéc June 15, 1996 27 4.4207471=119.3601717 km 0'44:55.555 159.409 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
6 Toronto Ontario July 13, 1996 39 2.8709912=111.9686568 km 1'00:24.901 111.199 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Case Montgomery
7 Trois-Rivières Québéc August 3, 1996 30 2.4236058=72.708174 km 0'34:14.401 127.409 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
8 Trois-Rivières Québéc August 4, 1996 40 2.4236058=96.944232 km 0'44:56.527 129.425 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
9 Lexington Ohio August 10, 1996 30 3.620925=108.62775 km 0'42:30.775 153.310 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Jeret Schroeder
10 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin August 18, 1996 17 6.4372=109.4324 km 0'36:01.501 182.261 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Chuck West
11 Vancouver British Columbia August 31, 1996 38 2.7406379=104.1442402 km 0'49:04.866 127.313 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
12 Monterey California September 7, 1996 28 3.6016134=100.8451752 km 0'44:29.641 135.989 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier

Note:

Race 1 was held on a combination track; cars used the esses off the backstretch for safety reasons.

Final points standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

Main championship[edit]

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 16 for runner up, 14 for third place, 12 for fourth place, 11 for fifth place, winding down to 1 point for 15th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the pole winner (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point). C2-class drivers were also able to score points in the main class.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points United States United States United States United States Canada Canada Canada Canada United States United States Canada United States
1 Patrick Carpentier  Canada Lynx Racing Ralt 239 14 16 21 12 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
2 Lee Bentham  Canada P-1 Racing Ralt 149 18 10 14 14 14 - 14 12 12 14 16 11
3 Paul Jasper  United States BDJS Ralt 132 6 12 9 12 12 14 16 16 - 12 14 9
4 Case Montgomery  United States Dells Racing Ralt 129 9 22 10 16 - 16 - 11 14 9 6 16
5 Jeret Schroeder  United States Lynx Racing Ralt 77 12 4 - 10 16 - - - 16 - 5 14
6 Anthony Lazzaro  United States BG Performance Motorsport Ralt 75 - 6 11 21 - - - 5 10 6 12 4
7 Alexandre Tagliani  Canada P-1 Racing Ralt 70 5 9 2 8 - 2 6 14 9 11 4 -
8 Eric Lang  United States D&L Racing Ralt 60 - - - 9 9 12 3 - 6 10 3 8
9 Michael David  United States PDR Enterprises Ralt 58 8 11 5 6 5 6 - 6 4 5 2 -
10 Stan Wattles  United States Metro Racing Ralt 52 - - - 5 8 11 12 9 7 - - -
11 Robert Sollenskog  Sweden BRS Motorsports Ralt 51 7 1 - 3 - 10 7 10 - 7 - 6
12 Chuck West  United States World Speed Motorsports Ralt 48 - 14 - - - - - - 8 16 - 10
13 Cam Binder  Canada Binder Racing Ralt 42 - - 8 - 6 9 - - 5 4 10 -
14 Charles Nearburg  United States NRC Ralt 41 - 8 - - 10 - - - 11 - - 12
15 Tony Ave  United States Olsson Engineering Ralt 31 20 - - - 11 - - - - - - -
16 Christian Vandal  Canada RDS Motorsports Ralt 29 10 - 12 7 - - - - - - - -
17 Frank Allers  Canada Johnston Engineering Reynard 25 - 5 - - - 7 - - - - 11 2
18 Stuart Crow  United States BDJS Ralt 24 - 7 17 - - - - - - - - -
19 Mike Shank  United States Shank Racing Swift 20 - - 6 - 4 - 1 8 1 - - -
20 Martin Roy  Canada ? Raven 17 - - - - - - 10 7 - - - -
21 Russ Bond  Canada Team Sauce Reynard 17 1 - - - 2 5 - - - - 9 -
22 Sergei Szortyka  United States J&J Racing Ralt 17 3 - 4 - 7 3 - - - - - -
23 Chris Smith  United States Intercar Motorsports Ralt 15 - - - - - - 11 4 - - - -
24 Ted Sahley  United States Weld Motorsports Reynard 15 2 - - 1 - - 8 2 2 - - -
25 Dave Cutler  United States Dells Racing Ralt 15 4 - 3 4 3 1 - - - - - -
26 Mike Agnifilo  United States AER Enterprises Swift 13 - - - - - - 9 4 - - - -
27 Bill Auberlen  United States BDJS Ralt 11 11 - - - - - - - - - - -
28 Mike Sauce  United States Team Sauce Reynard 11 - - - - - - 4 - - - 7 -
29 Joe Sposato  United States Sposato Motor Racing Ralt 11 - 3 - - - - - - 3 - - 5
30 Thane Sellers  United States Team Sauce Reynard 10 - - - - - 8 2 - - - - -
31 David Pook  United States Phillips Motorsports Ralt 8 - - - - - - - - - 8 - -
32 Bernie Schuchmann  Canada Schuchmann Motorsports Swift 8 - - 7 - 1 - - - - - - -
33 Jim Ward  United States Oppliger Motorsports Ralt 8 - - - - - - - - - - 8 -
34 Steve O'Hara  United States Oppliger Motorsports Ralt 7 - - - - - - - - - - - 7
35 Jimmy Pugliese  United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 5 - - - - - 5 - - - - - -
36 Scott Wood  United States Phillips Motorsports Ralt 4 - - - - - 4 - - - - - -
37 Leandro Larrosa  Argentina Team Sauce Reynard 3 - - - - - - - - - 3 - -
Zak Brown  United States Intercar Motorsports Ralt 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
39 Bobby Scolo  United States RMS Racing Ralt 2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - -
40 Joe Vantreese  United States intercar Ralt 2 - - - 2 - - - - - - - -
41 Brian French  United States ? Ralt 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 - -
42 Bob Siska  United States R.J.S. Motorsports Ralt 2 - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - -
43 Adam McMutrie  United States ? Swift 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Bob McGregor  Canada McGregor Racing Reynard 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Mike Palumbo  United States Palumbo Motorsports Ralt 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1

C2-Class championship[edit]

Points system see above.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points United States United States United States United States Canada Canada Canada Canada United States United States Canada United States
1 Mike Shank  United States Shank Racing Swift 135 9 - 16 11 21 14 10 21 17 16 - -
2 Mike Sauce  United States Team Sauce Reynard 109 11 7 10 14 7 11 12 11 - - 14 12
3 Jimmy Pugliese  United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 107 14 - 11 11 10 - 14 12 14 - 11 10
4 Ted Sahley  United States Weld Motorsports Reynard 106 21 - - 21 12 - 16 15 21 - - -
5 Russ Bond  Canada Team Sauce Reynard 95 16 10 12 - 16 14 - 9 - - 18 -
6 Frank Allers  Canada Johnston Engineering Reynard 89 - 22 - - - 9 16 - - - 20 22
7 Bernie Schuchmann  Canada Schuchmann Motorsports Swift 66 10 8 22 12 14 - - - - - - -
8 David Brien  United States This Side Up Racing Reynard 52 - 14 - 16 11 - - - - - - 11
9 Thane Sellers  United States Team Sauce Reynard 47 - - - - 6 20 11 10 - - - -
10 Mike Agnifilo  United States AER Enterprises Swift 42 - - - - 4 - 22 16 - - - -
11 Paul Raleigh  United States ? Swift 25 - - - - - - - - - 16 9 -
12 Dan Vosloo  United States ? Reynard 24 12 12 - - - - - - - - - -
13 Buddy Brundo  United States Hammerhead Racing Swift 23 - 9 - - - - - - - - - 14
14 Brian Dunkel  United States ? Swift 22 - - - - - - - - - 12 10 -
15 Leandro Larrosa  Argentina Team Sauce Reynard 20 - - - - - - - - - 20 - -
16 Rick Ferguson  United States ? Swift 16 - 16 - - - - - - - - - -
Steve Hall  United States ? Reynard 16 - - - - - - - - - - - 16
18 Adam McMutrie  United States ? Swift 14 - - 14 - 11 - - - - - - -
19 Bob McGregor  Canada McGregor Racing Reynard 12 - - - - - - - - - - 12 -
20 John Brooks  United States Port-A-Pool Racing Swift 11 - 11 - - - - - - - - - -
Brian Battaglia  United States ? Swift 11 - - - - - - - - - 11 - -
22 Ron Caldwell  United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 9 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 John McCaig  Canada Binder Racing Swift 8 - - - - 8 - - - - - - -

Note:

No more competitors in C2-class.

See also[edit]

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