2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 37th national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 14th to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name.[2] The 1600cc Ford “Duratec” engine as used in the Ford Fiesta was introduced for the 2006 championship, replacing the Ford “Kent” engine that had been mandatory for Formula Ford in Australia for over 30 years.[3]

Calendar[edit]

The title was contested over an eight round series with three races per round.[4]

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 20-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis to the top ten classified finishers in each race. An additional point was awarded to the driver gaining pole position for each round.[1]

Drivers' championship standings[edit]

Position Driver No. Car [6] Entrant .[6] R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 Total [7]
1 John Martin 24 Spectrum 011 Ford CAMS Rising Star 52 38 34 52 40 12 30 42 300
2 Tim Slade 3 Van Diemen RF04 Ford Sonic Motor Racing Services 36 16 56 42 27 55 29 18 279
3 Ashley Walsh 45 Van Diemen RF06 Ford VIP Petfoods 6 27 28 20 38 38 28 44 229
4 Todd Fiore 4 Van Diemen RF04 Ford Sonic Motor Racing Services 28 54 43 8 8 13 4 34 192
5 Tim Blanchard 5 Van Diemen RF04 Ford Sonic Motor Racing Services 6 36 28 4 20 44 22 26 186
6 Dale Wood 46 Van Diemen RF05 Ford
Mygale SJ06 Ford
Fastlane Racing
Preston Motors
14 - 6 52 40 6 46 18 182
7 Nathan Caratti 32 Van Diemen RF04 Ford Fastlane Racing 24 48 7 24 1 40 2 6 152
8 Brad Lowe 41 Spectrum 011 Ford
Spirit WL06 Ford
Lowe Earthmoving - 22 7 12 34 34 15 22 146
9 Joshua Scott 89 Spectrum 011 Ford Kubota Australia - 2 48 20 26 6 19 21 142
10 Paul Laskazeski 71 Spectrum 011 Ford CAMS Rising Star 29 18 - - - 4 44 22 117
11 Joel Spychala 11 Spirit WL06 Ford Team Spirit / Mid Coast Ford 16 - 4 36 2 28 - - 86
12 Grant Doulman 15 Spirit WL06 Ford Doulman Industries Racing 5 - 5 5 16 - 22 3 56
13 Kristian Lindbom 8 Spectrum 011 Ford CAMS Rising Star - - - - - - 10 22 32
14 Ben Clucas 21 Van Diemen RF06 Ford Team BRM 30 - - - - - - - 30
15 John Mostyn 10 Spectrum 011 Ford Interpak 17 7 - - - - - - 24
16 Sam Sewell 16 Van Diemen RF06 Ford VIP Petfoods - 4 4 8 6 - - - 22
17 Taz Douglas 92 Van Diemen RF05 Ford Caterpillar Used Equipment - - - - 14 - - - 14
18 Samantha Reid 42 Van Diemen RF03 Ford Toshiba Mobile Computers 3 - - 2 1 - 7 - 13
19 Mark McNally 74 Van Diemen RF05 Ford Nomad Consolidated Pty Ltd 2 8 - - - - - - 10
Tristan Hughes 23 Van Diemen RF04 Ford JagMag 8 - 2 - - - - - 10
21 James Bergmuller 13 Van Diemen RF06 Ford JB Motorsport - - - 2 3 - - 2 7
22 Tony LeMessurier 37 Van Diemen RF06 Ford Escalate Management - - - - 4 - 2 - 6
23 Daniel Cotton 25 Spectrum 011 Ford John Mostyn - - 4 - - - - - 4
24 Luke Wood 17 Spirit WL06 Ford Spirit / Anglo Australian Motorsport - - - 1 - - - - 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2006 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations Retrieved from web.archive.org on 3 November 2009
  2. ^ Records & Stats Retrieved from www.formulaford.com.au on 3 November 2009
  3. ^ What is Formula Ford Retrieved from www.formulaford.com.au on 3 November 2009
  4. ^ Home and Abroad, The Annual - Australian Motorsport 2006, Grant Rowley, Pages 72-82
  5. ^ Racing Results Archive - 2006 Retrieved from www.natsoft.com.au on 3 November 2009
  6. ^ a b 2006 AFFC Qualifying & race results
  7. ^ Final Pointscore Retrieved from web.archive.org on 3 November 2009

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