2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship

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The 2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing championship open to Porsche 911 GT3 Cup cars.[1] The championship, which was the third Australian Carrera Cup Championship,[2] was administered by CupCar Australia Pty Ltd.[1] and was promoted as the “Wright Patton Shakespeare Carrera Cup Australia”.[3] The title was won by Fabian Coulthard.[4]

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over a nine round series with three races per round.[4]

Round [4] Circuit [4] [5] State [4] Date [4] Round Winner [4]
1 Adelaide Parklands Circuit South Australia 17-20 March Fabian Coulthard
2 Barbagallo Raceway Western Australia 6-8 May Fabian Coulthard
3 Eastern Creek International Raceway New South Wales 27-29 May Jonathon Webb
4 Queensland Raceway Queensland 22-24 July Fabian Coulthard
5 Oran Park Motorsport Circuit New South Wales 12-14 August Fabian Coulthard
6 Sandown International Motor Raceway Victoria 9-11 September Jim Richards
7 Mount Panorama, Bathurst New South Wales 6-9 October Fabian Coulthard
8 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Queensland 21-23 October Fabian Coulthard
9 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Victoria 25-27 November Jim Richards

Points system[edit]

Points were awarded in each race as per the following table: [1]

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

Results[edit]

Pos.[6] Driver [6] No.[6] Entrant [5] Ade [6] Bar [6] EC [6] QR [6] OP [6] San [6] Bat [6] Sur [6] PI [6] Penalty [6] Total [6]
1 Fabian Coulthard 3 Glenfords Tools Centres / Makita 174 174 69 120 174 114 120 180 150 - 1275
2 Jim Richards 2 OAMPS Insurance / Greenfield Mowers 168 168 99 96 132 174 102 24 162 - 1125
3 Jonathon Webb 22 Tekno Autosports 102 132 162 54 48 96 84 72 138 -10 878
4 Luke Youlden 4 VIP Petfoods (Aust) P/L 144 96 138 3 162 108 66 39 - -20 736
5 David Reynolds 14 Sonic Motor Racing Services 30 36 129 108 102 102 54 18 96 - 675
6 Peter Fitzgerald 6 ACER Computers / ABCOR 30 102 93 84 69 87 66 57 21 - 609
7 Klark Quinn 5 VIP Petfoods (Aust) P/L 114 48 42 39 30 48 54 162 57 - 594
8 Ian Dyk 8 Glenfords / Dewalt / AEG / Sellys 69 30 6 30 96 87 21 120 126 - 585
9 Cameron McLean 27 Sherrin Hire P/L 51 96 69 0 108 81 0 114 - - 519
10 Alan Gurr 6 Glenfords / Hitachi / Sirromet 108 63 84 30 45 54 - - 108 - 492
11 James Cressey 23 Paul Cruikshank Racing 63 48 75 27 84 84 42 51 - - 474
12 Bryce Washington 54 Adrad Radiators 30 87 90 - 54 24 63 90 21 - 459
13 Rodney Jane 7 Bob Jane T-Marts 21 30 54 66 33 18 39 39 42 - 342
14 Dean Grant 11 Dean Grant 42 39 36 12 15 36 12 51 33 - 276
15 Tony Quinn 29 VIP Petfoods (Aust) P/L 27 33 33 42 9 9 18 30 39 - 240
16 Paul Freestone 25 Freestone Transport / Biante 6 24 6 36 24 30 0 84 30 - 240
17 Theo Koundouris 19 Supabarn Supermarkets 3 6 15 30 15 21 3 27 51 - 171
18 Ash Samadi 55 Globe 15 10 4 21 9 30 12 21 15 - 137
19 James Koundouris 18 Supabarn Supermarkets 0 15 15 9 9 6 0 39 27 - 120
20 Andrew Luxton 17 Hyundai Construction - 6 6 3 - - 18 - 63 - 96
21 Marc Cini 12 Adamco 12 7 7 9 9 21 12 9 9 - 95
22 Shane McKillen 42 International Motorsport NZ 6 9 18 9 - - 15 0 - - 57
23 Paul Pedersen 42 42 Below Vodka - - - - 30 12 - - - - 42
24 Alistair Bye 27 Sherrin Hire - - - - - - - - 39 - 39
25 Charlie O'Brien 15 Tenkate Group 27 - - - - - - - - - 27
26 Brett Francis 28 VIP Petfoods - - - - - - - - 21 - 21
27 Stephen Borness 24 Celerity Racing - - 15 - - - - - - - 15
28 Shannon O'Brien 6 Glenfords Tool Centres / Hitachi - - - - - - 15 - - - 15

All cars were Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996s as mandated by the technical regulations for the championship.[7]

Race 2 at the Bathurst round was stopped after an accident and no points were awarded for the race.[4]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sporting Regulations for the 2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship, cams.com.au Retrieved via web.archive.org on 29 May 2012
  2. ^ Records, Titles and Awards, 2006 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-10
  3. ^ 2005 Season Review, www.cupcar.com.au Retrieved via web.archive.org on 29 May 2012
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h The Wright Pattern, The Annual - Australian Motorsport, Number 1 / 2005, pages 32-63
  5. ^ a b Race Results Archive – 2005, www.natsoft.biz Retrieved on 29 May 2012
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Points, cupcar.com.au Retrieved via web.archive.org on 29 May 2012
  7. ^ Technical Regulations for the 2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship, cams.com.au Retrieved via web.archive.org on 29 May 2012