2008–09 New Zealand V8 season

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2008–09 New Zealand V8s season
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The 2008–09 New Zealand V8 season began at Taupo on 3–5 October 2008 and finished at Hamilton near Auckland on 17–19 April 2009 after seven championship meetings and one season-ending non-championship event. Kayne Scott overturned a 38-point deficit heading into the final round at Pukekohe Park Raceway, to finish as champion; winning the title by nine points ahead of John McIntyre.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers are competing in the current series.[1]

Team Car Car # Driver
John McIntyre Racing Ford BF Falcon 1 New Zealand John McIntyre
Angus Fogg Racing Ford BA Falcon 2 New Zealand Angus Fogg
Richards Team Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 4 New Zealand Simon Richards
82 New Zealand Michael Bristow
Dave Stewart Racing Holden VZ Commodore 5 New Zealand Dave Stewart
Concept Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 007 New Zealand Nick Ross
Hardy Racing Holden VZ Commodore 8 New Zealand Cam Hardy
Autotek Ford BF Falcon 9 New Zealand Andy Knight
Australia Luke Youlden
Tulloch Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 12 New Zealand Ian Tulloch
Ezybuy Racing Ford BF Falcon 21 New Zealand Alan McCarrison
Paul Manuell Racing Holden VZ Commodore 15 New Zealand Paul Manuell
AV8 Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 23 New Zealand Andy Booth
Edgell Performance Racing Ford BF Falcon 26 New Zealand Tim Edgell
Pedersen Sheehan Racing Ford BF Falcon 27 New Zealand Craig Baird
SCG Racing Ford BA Falcon 22 New Zealand Dale Williams
Ford BA Falcon 48 Australia David Besnard
New Zealand Mack Peach
Versatile Buildings Ford BA Falcon 41 New Zealand Adam Brook
Penny Homes Racing Holden VZ Commodore 49 New Zealand John Penny
Huzliff Motors Holden VZ Commodore 50 New Zealand Julia Huzliff
Adams Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 51 New Zealand Chris Adams
John Hepburn Racing Holden VZ Commodore 52 New Zealand John Hepburn
Porter Brothers Racing Ford BF Falcon 69 New Zealand Eddie Bell
111 New Zealand Andrew Porter
ITM Racing Holden VZ Commodore 70 New Zealand Andrew Anderson
Boyd Norwood Ford BF Falcon 88 New Zealand Boyd Norwood
PW Racing Holden VY Commodore 90 New Zealand Shaun Turton
International Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 96 New Zealand Paul Pedersen
Mark Petch Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 99 New Zealand Kayne Scott
HPM Racing Ford BF Falcon 777 New Zealand Paul Radisich
Australia Steve Owen

Points structure[edit]

Each championship round consists of three races, one on Saturday afternoon, one on Sunday morning and a final reverse grid race on Sunday afternoon. Points for the 2008/2009 championship are allocated as follows:

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th
Points 75 67 60 54 49 45 42 39 36 33 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Calendar[edit]

Rd Date Circuit Location Winner Make
1 3–5 October 2008 Taupo Motorsport Park Taupo Paul Radisich Ford Falcon
2 7–9 November 2008 Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe John McIntyre Ford Falcon
3 28–30 November 2008 Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park Christchurch Kayne Scott Ford Falcon
4 9–11 January 2009 Timaru International Motor Raceway Timaru Kayne Scott Ford Falcon
5 16–18 January 2009 Teretonga Park Invercargill Andy Booth Holden Commodore
6 27 February-1 March 2009 Manfeild Autocourse Feilding John McIntyre Ford Falcon
7 13–15 March Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe Kayne Scott Ford Falcon
NC 17–19 April Hamilton Street Circuit[2] Hamilton

Points table[edit]

Pos Driver Make No Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Pts
1 Kayne Scott Ford rectangle.gif 99 178 154 201 186 110 155 195 1179
2 John McIntyre Ford rectangle.gif 1 161 184 184 159 109 225 148 1170
3 Craig Baird Ford rectangle.gif 27 96 100 163 162 170 165 192 1048
4 Andy Booth Holden rectangle.gif 23 162 91 163 115 175 121 156 983
5 Paul Manuell Holden rectangle.gif 15 58 181 88 110 144 157 78 816
6 Angus Fogg Ford rectangle.gif 2 122 16 168 156 108 85 136 791
7 Eddie Bell Ford rectangle.gif 69 93 102 114 109 79 105 104 709
8 Andrew Anderson Holden rectangle.gif 70 90 149 53 114 82 77 130 694
9 Adam Brook Ford rectangle.gif 41 58 106 105 92 103 125 78 647
10 Tim Edgell Ford rectangle.gif 26 49 121 143 107 87 124 631
11 Michael Bristow Ford rectangle.gif 82 114 108 57 89 85 105 49 607
12 Paul Pederson Ford rectangle.gif 96 101 133 97 85 134 40 590
13 John Penny Holden rectangle.gif 49 82 81 72 80 103 67 76 561
14 Dale Williams Ford rectangle.gif 22 81 108 111 66 40 66 56 528
15 Andrew Porter Ford rectangle.gif 111 87 88 51 71 104 104 505
16 Nick Ross Holden rectangle.gif 007 33 52 74 79 101 50 72 461
17 Inky Tulloch Ford rectangle.gif 12 53 46 42 64 122 60 62 449
18 Simon Richards Ford rectangle.gif 4 62 78 60 28 58 64 55 405
19 Andy Knight Ford rectangle.gif 9/97/18 18 59 73 56 28 47 77 358
20 John Hepburn Holden rectangle.gif 52 22 69 58 50 20 50 54 323
21 Luke Youlden Ford rectangle.gif 9 102 99 90 291
22 Alan McCarrison Ford rectangle.gif 21 48 40 41 42 26 197
22 Chris Adams Holden rectangle.gif 51 46 28 36 87 197
24 Paul Radisich Ford rectangle.gif 777 181 181
25 Steve Owen Ford rectangle.gif 777 108 36 144
26 Boyd Norwood Ford rectangle.gif 88 54 44 16 114
27 Dave Stewart Holden rectangle.gif 5 44 60 104
28 David Besnard Ford rectangle.gif 48 88 88
29 Mack Peach Ford rectangle.gif 48 50 24 74
30 David Hopper Ford rectangle.gif 33 39 28 67
31 Cam Hardy Holden rectangle.gif 8 18 36 54
32 Julia Huzziff Holden rectangle.gif 28 48 48
33 Shaun Turton Holden rectangle.gif 90 18 18

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