1996 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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1996 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 1996 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 27th national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 4th to be sanctioned as an Australian Formula Ford Championship.[2] The series was promoted as the 1996 Ford Racing Slick 50 Australian Formula Ford Championship.[3]

Calendar[edit]

The title was contested over an eight round series, [3] with two races per round.[4]

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 20-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis to the first ten finishers in each race. [3]

Results[edit]

Position Driver No. [4] Car [4] Entrant [4] R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 Total[3]
1 David Besnard 84 Van Diemen RF96 Ford David Besnard 18 16 28 40 40 20 36 32 230
2 Jason Bargwanna 10 Spectrum 05c Ford Team Arrow 22 34 24 10 30 36 14 20 190
3 John Blanchard 49 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Australian Motor Sport Academy 3 34 21 8 30 14 18 28 156
4 Marcos Ambrose 50 Swift SC95K Ford Swift Racing Cars 11 32 22 - - 14 36 1 116
5 Iccy Harrington 5 Van Diemen RF96 Ford David Harrington 23 22 8 4 6 - 28 12 103
6 Daniel Orr 11
11
Spectrum 05c Ford
Van Diemen RF92 Ford
Team Arrow
Daniel Orr
- 18 18 30 - - 10 10 86
7 Justin Cotter 71 & 25 Swift SC93F Ford Justin Cotter - 4 32 12 14 4 - 8 74
8 Dugal McDougall 6 Mygale SR95 Ford Dugal McDougall - - - 24 18 14 - 16 72
9 Scott Bargwanna 20 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Scott Bargwanna - 16 11 6 2 12 - 8 55
10 Rich Fowler 86 Van Diemen RF94 Ford Tradelink Plumbing Supplies 25 - - 10 1 10 - - 46
11 Christian Jones 27 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Australian Motor Sport Academy - 1 6 16 12 6 - 4 45
12 Todd Kelly 19 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Todd Kelly 10 - - - 1 16 - 16 43
13 Darren Pate 13 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Australian Motor Sport Academy - 5 4 5 16 1 - 10 41
14 Kerry Wade 61 Van Diemen RF92 Ford Kerry Wade - - - - - 18 8 4 30
15 Ashley Cutchie 9 Swift SC95K Ford Swift Racing Cars - - - 8 14 - - - 22
16 Paul Stephenson 14 Van Diemen RF93 Ford Paul Stephenson 18 - 2 - - - - - 20
17 Garth Tander 96 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Fastlane Racing - - - - - 10 2 6 18
18 Brett Burvill 73 Van Diemen RF92 Ford Fastlane Racing - - - - - 1 14 - 15
19 Dean Lindstrom 31 Van Diemen RF91 Ford Dean Lindstrom - - - 13 - - 1 - 14
20 Cameron Partington 15 Van Diemen RF94 Ford Reef City Ford 1 4 4 - 2 - - 2 13
21 Garry Gosatti 22 Van Diemen RF94 Ford Fastlane Racing - - - - - - 12 - 12
Mark Lowing 53 Swift SC93F Ford Mark Lowing - - 6 - - - - 6 12
23 Michael Dutton 26 Swift SC94F Ford Stephen Austin 8 - - - - - - - 8
24 David Clark 35 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Australian Motor Sport Academy - - - - - 6 - - 6
David Clinton 81 Van Diemen RF92 Ford David Clinton - - - - - - 6 - 6
26 Geoff Foster 82 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Fastlane Racing - - - - - 4 - - 4
27 Cameron Shearer 48 Mygale SR95 Ford Dugal McDougall - - - - - - - 2 2
28 Brendan Richards 30 Van Diemen RF95 Ford Brendan Richards - - - - - - 1 - 1
William Anderson 90 Van Diemen RF94 Ford William Anderson - - - - - - - 1 1
30 Ben Morley 43 Reynard 88 Ford Roadchill Express 0.5 - - - - - - - 0.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1996 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, pages 7-10 & 7-11
  2. ^ 2002 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-4
  3. ^ a b c d Final Pointscore sheet, 1996 Ford Racing Slick 50 Australian Formula Ford Championship
  4. ^ a b c d Race result sheets, 1996 Ford Racing Slick 50 Australian Formula Ford Championship

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • 1996 Championship Results, Motor Racing Australia, January / February 1997, page 85