2000 Shell Championship Series
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The 2000 Shell Championship Series was an Australian motor racing series open to V8 Supercars. The championship, which was the second Shell Championship Series, began on 11 February at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and ended on 19 November at the Mount Panorama Circuit after 13 rounds. Titles were awarded for drivers, teams and manufacturers by the series organisers AVESCO (Australian Vee Eight Supercar Company), and the winning driver, Mark Skaife, was also awarded the Australian Touring Car Championship by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport, the 41st time that this title had been awarded.
Teams and drivers
The following drivers and teams competed in the 2000 Shell Championship Series.
* = Drove in the OzEmail Queensland 500 only
** = Drove in the FAI 1000 only
The 2000 Shell Championship Series was contested over 13 rounds.
Points were awarded for the first 20 places in each race as follows:
|Adelaide, Part 1||80||72||68||64||60||56||48||44||40||36||32||28||24||20||16||14||12||8||4||2|
|Adelaide, Part 2||160||144||136||128||120||112||104||96||88||80||72||64||56||48||40||32||24||16||8||4|
|Canberra, Races 1 & 2||60||54||51||48||45||42||39||36||33||30||27||24||21||18||15||12||9||6||3||1|
|Canberra, Race 3||120||108||102||96||90||84||78||72||66||60||54||48||42||36||30||24||18||12||6||3|
|Queensland 500 (per driver)||160||144||136||128||120||112||104||96||88||80||72||64||56||48||40||32||24||16||8||4|
|Bathurst (per driver)||240||216||204||192||180||168||156||144||132||120||108||96||84||72||60||48||36||24||12||6 |
Champion Team of the Year
The title was awarded to the team of the winning driver in the championship.
The title was presented to the manufacturer with the most number of round wins in the championship.
- Scoring Points, 2000 Shell Championship Series TV Guide, Chevron Publishing Group, page 45
- Gala Award Winners, 2011 V8 Supercar Media Guide, page 149
- Jason Parker, 2000 Review, Mark of a Champion, Motor Racing Australia, Dec 2000/Jan 2001, pages 24–34