1998 Australian Touring Car season
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|1998 Australian Touring Car season|
The 1998 Australian Touring Car season was the 39th year of touring car racing in Australia since the first runnings of the Australian Touring Car Championship and the fore-runner of the present day Bathurst 1000, the Armstrong 500.
Two major touring car categories raced in Australia during 1998, V8 Supercar and Super Touring. Between them there were 23 touring car race meetings held during 1998; a ten round series for V8 Supercars, the 1998 Australian Touring Car Championship (ATCC); an eight round series for Super Touring, the 1998 Australian Super Touring Championship (ASTC); support programme events at the 1998 Australian Grand Prix and 1998 Honda Indy 300 and three stand alone long distance races, nicknamed 'enduros'.
- 1 Season review
- 2 Results and Standings
- 3 References
- 4 External links
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Results and Standings
The 1998 Australian touring car season consisted of 23 events.
Australian Touring Car Championship
Super Touring GT-P Race
This meeting was a support event of the 1998 Australian Grand Prix. The thin Super Touring field was bolstered by cars from the Australian GT-Production Car Championship (indicated in italics).
|Driver||No.||Team||Car||Race 1||Race 2|
|Cameron McConville||2||Brad Jones Racing||Audi A4 Quattro||1||1|
|Jim Richards||5||Volvo Cars Australia||Volvo S40||8||2|
|Brad Jones||1||Brad Jones Racing||Audi A4 Quattro||2||3|
|Cameron McLean||12||Greenfield Mowers Racing||BMW 320i||3||4|
|Peter Hills||88||Knight Racing||Ford Mondeo||4||5|
|Paul Gover||3||Brad Jones Racing||Audi A4 Quattro||5||6|
|Domenic Beninca||3||Beninca Racing||Porsche 993 RSCS||6||7|
|Anthony Robson||99||BMW 318i||7||8|
|Jenni Thompson||89||Knight Racing||Ford Mondeo||11||9|
|Simon Froude||Porsche 993 RSCS||9||10|
|Peter McKay||27||House of Maserati||Maserati Ghibli Cup||10||11|
|Trevor Haines||61||Subaru Impreza WRX||13||12|
|Richard Davis||25||HSV GTS-R||14||13|
|Paul Nelson||16||Bob Holden Motors||BMW 318i||12||DNF|
|Murray Carter||18||Nissan 200SX Turbo||DNS||DNF|
|Ed Aitken||8||Porsche 993 RSCS||DNF||DNS|
|Milton Leslight||15||Toyota Carina||DNS||DNS|
|Robert Porter||38||Subaru Impreza WRX||DNS||DNS|
TAC V8 Supercar Showdown
This meeting was a support event of the 1998 Australian Grand Prix.
Australian Super Touring Championship
AMP Bathurst 1000
Hog's Breath V8 Supercar Challenge
FAI 1000 Classic
- "Gold Coast 18 October 1998 1998 Honda Indy Support Categories [sic]". National Software. 18 October 1998. Archived from the original on 22 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-19.
Additional references can be found in linked event/series reports.