1999 Australian Drivers' Championship

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The 1999 Australian Drivers' Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title open to drivers of Formula Holden racing cars.[1] The winner of the championship, which was the 43rd Australian Drivers' Championship,[2] was awarded the 1999 CAMS Gold Star.[1] Due to a sponsorship arrangement with Holden, the championship was promoted as the "Holden Australian Drivers' Championship".

Schedule[edit]

The championship was contested over a seven round series, with two races per round.[3]

Points[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top ten finishers in each race.[1]

Championship results[edit]

Pos. Driver No Car Entrant Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 Total [4] [5]
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1+ R2 R1 R2
1 Simon Wills 8 Reynard 94D Birrana Racing Pty Ltd 20 20 20 20 15 0 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 235
2 Chris Staff 11 Reynard 92D Ralt Australia 15 15 Ret 8 12 4 3 12 12 15 Ret 15 15 126
3 Matt Halliday 12 Reynard 91D
Reynard 94D
Ralt Australia 10 4 12 15 4 1 12 15 DNS 10 Ret 12 12 107
4 Adam Macrow 25 Reynard 91D
Reynard 95D
Arthur Abrahams 12 12 15 12 10 3 6 DNS Ret 0 70
5 Akihiro Asai 20 Reynard 95D Arthur Abrahams 3 10 Ret 10 6 Ret 0 8 Ret Ret 12 10 10 69
6 Paul Dumbrell 7 Reynard 94D Badia Court Pty Ltd 4 Ret 8 6 DNS DNS 8 10 10 8 0 6 Ret 60
7 Brenton Ramsay 9 Reynard 94D Birrana Racing Pty Ltd Ret Ret Ret Ret 8 0 15 DNS 15 12 Ret Ret 4 54
8 Todd Kelly 22 Reynard 92D Greg Murphy 20 20 40
9 Les Crampton 15 Reynard 91D FIAA Australia Racing Team 0 1 2 3 3 6 2 4 0 3 4 4 2 34
10 Tim Leahey 47 Reynard 92D SH Racing 10 DNS Ret Ret 15 Ret 8 33
11 Dale Brede 27 Reynard 94D National Capital Motors 2 Ret Ret Ret DNS 12 0 3 8 4 Ret DNS 29
12 Damien Digby 69 Reynard 92D Damien Digby 0 0 4 4 0 2 1 2 2 Ret 10 3 Ret 28
13 Sam Astuti 16 Reynard 94D Tony Astuti 1 0 10 Ret 1 15 Ret DNS 27
14 Kevin Bell 10 Reynard 91D Ralt Australia 6 8 DNS DNS 0 6 20
15 Peter Hill 66 Reynard 91D Greg Murphy Ret DNS 6 6 6 18
16 Arthur Abrahams 19 Reynard 95D Arthur Abrahams 8 6 14
17 Roger Oakeshott 28 Lola T93-50 Roger Oakeshott 0 2 3 1 2 0 0 DNS 1 0 2 Ret 3 14
18 Jason Liefting 25 Reynard 95D Arthur Abrahams Ret 8 6 14
19 Chas Jacobsen 87 Reynard 92D Chas Jacobsen 0 10 0 0 10
20 Craig Bastian 23 Reynard 92D Craig Bastian 0 8 Ret Ret 8
21 Bob Power 48 Ralt RT23 TAS Racing 8 8
22 Ian Peters 24 Reynard 91D Ian Peters 0 Ret 0 0 0 1 4 2 Ret 1 0 8
23 Stan Keen 5 Shrike NB89H Stan Keen 6 Ret 6
24 Garry Haywood 26 Reynard 90D Garry Haywood Ret 2 4 DNS 0 6
25 Lars Johansson 36 Reynard 94D Lars Johansson 0 Ret 3 2 1 6
26 Mark Ellis 17 Reynard 94D Mark Ellis 0 0 0 0 0 0 DNS DNS 3 1 1 Ret Ret 5
27 Ray Stubber 22 Reynard 92D Greg Murphy Ret 3 3
28 Martyn Porter 74 Reynard 94D Chris Hocking 1 Ret 1
John de Vries 74 Reynard 94D Chris Hocking Ret DNS
Steve Kelly 18 Reynard 94D NPS / Plumbtec Racing Ret Ret Ret 0 0
Chris Hocking 74 Reynard 94D Chris Hocking 0 Ret 0 0
Chas Talbot 14 March 87B Chas Talbot 0 0 0
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (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)

+ Note: No points were awarded for the first race of Round 6 [5] as the race was cancelled due to a series of accidents.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c CAMS Manual Of Motor Sport, 1999, page 7-11
  2. ^ CAMS Online Manual of Motor Sport > About CAMS > Titles-CAMS Gold Star Retrieved from www.camsmanual.com.au on 10 October 2009
  3. ^ Where there's a Wills... , V8 Supercars 1999 Review Magazine, pages 106-107
  4. ^ Motorsport Almanac Retrieved from www.teamdan.com on 10 October 2009
  5. ^ a b 1999 Holden Australian Drivers' Championship Pointscore Retrieved from www.fholden.asn.au on 31 December 1999 - Link no longer valid
  6. ^ Where there's a Wills... , V8 Supercars 1999 Review Magazine, page 107

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