2005 V8 Supercar season

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2005 V8 Supercar season
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The 2005 V8 Supercar season was the 46th 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.

There were 21 touring car race meetings held during 2004; a thirteen round series for V8 Supercars, the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series (VCS), two of them endurance races; a seven round second tier V8 Supercar series 2005 Holden Performance Driving Centre V8 Supercar Series (HVS) and V8 Supercar support programme event at the 2005 Australian Grand Prix.

Season review[edit]

Results and standings[edit]

Race calendar[edit]

The 2005 Australian touring car season consisted of 21 events.

Date Series Circuit City / State Winner Team Car Report
4 - 6 Mar QANTAS V8 Supercars GP 100 Albert Park street circuit Melbourne, Victoria Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore report
17 - 20 Mar HVS Round 1 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia Dean Canto Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon
Clipsal 500 VCS Round 1 Marcos Ambrose Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon
15–17 April PlaceMakers V8 International VCS Round 2 Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe, New Zealand Greg Murphy Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore
6–8 May VB 400 VCS Round 3 Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia Steven Richards Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VY Commodore
15 May HVS Round 2 Wakefield Park Goulburn, New South Wales Adam Macrow Howard Racing Ford BA Falcon
27–29 May VCS Round 4 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon
10 - 12 Jun VCS Round 5 Shanghai International Circuit Shanghai, China Todd Kelly Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore
1 - 3 Jul Skycity Triple Crown VCS Round 6 Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory Todd Kelly Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore
10 Jul HVS Round 3 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Dean Canto Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon
22 - 24 Jul HVS Round 4 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland Dean Canto Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon
VCS Round 7 Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon
14 - 15 Aug VCS Round 8 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Russell Ingall Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon
21 Aug HVS Round 5 Mallala Motor Sport Park Mallala, South Australia Dean Canto Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon
9 - 11 Sep Betta Electrical 500 VCS Round 9 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Craig Lowndes
Yvan Muller
Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon report
6 - 9 Oct HVS Round 6 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales Dean Canto Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon
Supercheap Auto 1000 VCS Round 10 Mark Skaife
Todd Kelly
Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore report
20 - 23 Oct Gilette V8 Supercar Challenge VCS Round 11 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon
12 - 13 Nov Ferodo Triple Challenge VCS Round 12 Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania Garth Tander HSV Dealer Team Holden VZ Commodore
25 - 27 Nov HVS Round 7 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria Adam Macrow Howard Racing Ford BA Falcon
BigPond Grand Finale VCS Round 13 Marcos Ambrose Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon

QANTAS V8 Supercars GP 100[edit]

This meeting was a support event of the 2005 Australian Grand Prix.[1]

Driver No. Team Car Race 1 GP 100 Race 3 Points
Australia Mark Skaife 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore 3 3 1 184
Australia Marcos Ambrose 4 Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon 2 4 2 182
Australia Russell Ingall 9 Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon 4 5 3 174
Australia John Bowe 12 Brad Jones Racing Ford BA Falcon 11 1 5 164
Australia Jamie Whincup 23 Tasman Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 14 8 7 140
Australia Jason Bright 6 Ford Performance Racing Ford BA Falcon 5 7 18 138
Australia Brad Jones 21 Brad Jones Racing Ford BA Falcon 24 2 6 134
Australia Cameron McConville 33 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 6 20 13 120
New Zealand Jason Richards 3 Tasman Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 17 13 10 118
New Zealand Steven Richards 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VY Commodore 8 22 11 116
Australia Craig Lowndes 888 Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon DNF 6 4 112
Australia Mark Winterbottom 20 Larkham Motor Sport Ford BA Falcon 20 14 9 112
Australia Jason Bargwanna 10 Larkham Motor Sport Ford BA Falcon 27 12 8 104
Australia Glenn Seton 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon 16 21 12 100
Australia Steve Ellery 88 Triple Eight Race Engineering Ford BA Falcon 15 9 DNF 84
Australia Will Davison 44 Team Dynamik Holden VZ Commodore 13 11 DNF 84
Australia Steven Johnson 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford BA Falcon 10 15 DNF 82
Australia Greg Ritter 5 Ford Performance Racing Ford BA Falcon 9 17 DNF 80
Australia Matthew White 25 Britek Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 25 19 15 80
New Zealand Paul Radisich 021 Team Kiwi Racing Holden VZ Commodore 7 23 DNF 72
Australia Garth Tander 16 HSV Dealer Team Holden VZ Commodore DNF 18 13 68
Australia Todd Kelly 22 Holden Racing Team Holden VZ Commodore 1 DNF DNS 64
Australia Alex Davison 7 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VY Commodore 21 DNF 16 58
Australia Andrew Jones 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 23 DNF 17 52
Australia Rick Kelly 15 HSV Dealer Team Holden VZ Commodore DNF 10 DNF 46
Australia Paul Morris 29 Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 26 DNF 19 42
Australia Tony Longhurst 45 Team Dynamik Holden VZ Commodore 29 16 DNF 42
Australia Paul Weel 50 Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore 12 DNF DNS 42
New Zealand Greg Murphy 51 Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore 28 DNF 20 36
Australia Anthony Tratt 75 Paul Little Racing Holden VY Commodore 18 DNF DNS 30
New Zealand Craig Baird 8 WPS Racing Ford BA Falcon 19 DNF DNS 28
Australia David Besnard 48 WPS Racing Ford BA Falcon 22 DNF DNS 22

Holden Performance Driving Centre V8 Supercar Series[edit]

V8 Supercar Championship Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit 06/03/2005 2005 Formula 1 Foster's Australian Grand Prix". National Software. 6 March 2005. Retrieved 3 February 2009. 

Additional references can be found in linked event/series reports.

External links[edit]