2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship

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2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship season
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The 2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing championship [1] open to Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 cars complying with Australian Carrera Cup regulations.[2] The championship, which was administered by CupCar Australia Pty Ltd,[1] was the inaugural Australian Carrera Cup Championship.[3]

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over a nine round series with three races per round.[1]

Round [1] Circuit [1] [4] State Date [1]
1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Victoria 11-13 April
2 Eastern Creek International Raceway New South Wales 2-4 May
3 Winton Motor Raceway Victoria 23-25 May
4 Hidden Valley Raceway Northern Territory 27-29 June
5 Queensland Raceway, Ipswich Queensland 18-20 July
6 Sandown International Motor Raceway Victoria 12-14 September
7 Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst New South Wales 10-12 October
8 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Queensland 24-26 October
9 Eastern Creek International Raceway New South Wales 28-30 November

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded at each race on the following basis:

Finishing Position [1] 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st - last
Points awarded [1] 60 54 48 42 36 30 27 24 21 18 15 12 9 6 6 3 3 3 3 3 1

Championship results[edit]

Position [5] Driver [5] No. [5] Car [1] [2] Team [5] PI [5] EC [5] Win [5] HV [5] QR [5] San [5] Bat [5] Sur [5] EC [5] Total [5]
1 Jim Richards 5 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Jim Richards Racing 180 180 123 156 180 144 170 180 162 1475
2 Marcus Marshall 31 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 VIP Pet Foods Racing 144 162 174 96 162 36 156 156 108 1194
3 Peter Fitzgerald 33 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Fitzgerald Racing/ENJO 162 126 102 93 120 108 126 132 81 1050
4 Tim Leahey 55 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Greg Murphy Racing 51 138 96 162 138 48 30 54 63 780
5 Kevin Bell 86 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 International Motorsport NZ 96 96 51 117 120 81 54 0 51 666
6 Matt Coleman 62 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Matt Coleman Racing 51 78 84 72 87 0 78 81 132 663
7 Paul Pedersen 96 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 International Motorsport NZ 102 45 33 96 66 63 84 0 45 534
8 Jonathon Webb 22 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Tekno Autosports 51 45 36 39 21 111 87 6 93 489
9 Tony Quinn 32 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 VIP Pet Foods Racing 72 45 27 48 12 54 99 63 51 471
10 Dean Cook 9 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 European Technique 33 48 93 42 18 54 15 60 39 402*
11 Rodney Jane 7 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Rodney Jane Racing 13 27 54 24 42 13.5 6 102 69 350.5
12 Dean Grant 10 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Team Becks Racing 66 21 54 57 51 13.5 15 13 33 323.5
13 Klark Quinn 23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 RT Motorsport 0 0 0 0 0 42 120 120 36 318
14 Andrew Miedecke 35 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Miedecke Motorsport 63 48 114 18 0 45 30 0 0 318
15 James Dutton 26 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Dutton Motorsport 5 48 4 75 18 60 0 21 45 276
16 Peter Hill 66 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Greg Murphy Racing 34 18 66 6 72 3 6 9 0 214*
17 Charlie O'Brien 15 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 International Motorsport NZ 0 0 0 0 54 61.5 33 60 0 208.5
18 Geoff Morgan 4 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Mog Sport 18 21 0 54 12 4.5 51 0 27 187.5
19 Alex Davison 66 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Greg Murphy Racing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 180 180
20 Scott Shearman 77 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Natural Blonde Racing 60 9 0 12 0 0 48 45 3 177
21 Jack Crocker 51 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Team Terrier 12 28 27 3 24 25.5 12 45 0 176.5
22 Andrew Taplin 18 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Taplin Real Estate 27 9 10 42 12 25.5 4 4 0 133.5*
23 Chris Seidler 11 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 European Technique 0 7 39 15 7 7.5 12 18 12 117.5
24 Greg Keene 8 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 SportsMed SA 3 7 19 18 12 12 3 27 15 116*
25 Russell Wright 52 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Team Terrier 0 0 0 0 0 39 12 24 0 75*
26 John Teulan 88 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Statewide GT-Racing 12 6 9 0 7 0 0 24 4 62*
27 David Scaysbrook 28 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 JAM Racing 0 0 39 0 18 0 0 0 0 57
28 Roger Oakeshott 44 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Greg Murphy Racing 5 0 9 6 9 5.5 1 10 9 54.5*
29 Rick Armstrong 99 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 International Motorsport NZ 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
30 Paul Blackie 24 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Pro-Floor Motorsport 6 18 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
31** Andrew Bagnall 82 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 International Motorsport NZ 0 6 0 0 9 0 7 0 0 22
32** Marc Cini 12 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Adamco 0 0 7 0 0 2.5 0 12 0 21.5
33** Stephen Borness 24 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Brook Motorsport 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 0 6 12 20.5*
34 Mark Howard 23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 RT Motorsport 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
35 Rusty French 6 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Skye Sands Racing 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
36 Tim Pritchard 23 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 RT Motorsport 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  • Note: * indicates points total has been amended due to a minor summation error in the referenced official results.
  • Note: ** indicates championship position has been adjusted to fit amended points totals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Sporting Regulations for the 2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship Retrieved from cams.com.au via replay.waybackmachine.org/ on 1 April 2011
  2. ^ a b Technical Regulations for the 2003 Australian Carrera Cup Championship Retrieved from cams.com.au via replay.waybackmachine.org/ on 1 April 2011
  3. ^ Records, Titles and Awards, 2006 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-10
  4. ^ 2003 Race Results Archive Retrieved from www.natsoft.biz on 1 April 2011
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Championship Points Retrieved from carreracup.cupcar.com.au via replay.waybackmachine.org/ on 1 April 2011

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