2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series

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2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series season
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The 2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercars season was the tenth running of the V8 Supercar Development series. It supported the 2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series, beginning on 19 March at the Clipsal 500 and ending on 6 December at the Sydney 500 after seven rounds.

With one race to spare, Jonathon Webb secured the championship, in doing so becoming the first driver from MW Motorsport to win the title after having competed in the very first championship for second-tier V8 Supercars. James Moffat took second place from David Russell at the final race of the season. Ford drivers filled the top seven places with Grant Denyer, Daniel Gaunt, Brad Lowe and Damian Assaillit filling those positions. The first Holden driver was Sam Walter, over 900 points behind Webb.

Webb did not win a race until the fifth round of the series at Queensland Raceway, but from there won every race bar one, where he was second, an irresistible charge for the championship that neither Moffat nor Russell had any answer to after the three drivers had been close for the first half of the season.

Calendar[edit]

The 2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar season consisted of seven rounds:[1]

Rd. Event Circuit Location Date Winner
1 Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 19-22 Mar David Russell
2 Australia Winton Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 1-3 May Jonathon Webb
3 Australia Dunlop Townsville 400 Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 10-12 Jul James Moffat
4 Australia Norton 360 Sandown Challenge Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 31 Jul-Aug 2 David Russell
5 Australia Queensland House & Land 300 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 21-23 Aug Jonathon Webb
6 Australia Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 8-11 Oct Jonathon Webb
7 Australia Sydney Telstra 500 Homebush Street Circuit Sydney, New South Wales 4-6 Dec Jonathon Webb

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers have competed during the 2009 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series.

Team No Driver Car
Sieders Racing Team 19 Australia David Sieders
Australia Colin Sieders
Australia Hayden Pullen
Ford BF Falcon
Ford BA Falcon
49 Australia David Sieders
Sonic Motor Racing Services 20 Australia Bryce Washington
Australia Rodney Jane
Ford BF Falcon
999 Australia James Moffat
MW Motorsport 26 Australia Jonathon Webb Ford BF Falcon
28 Australia Brad Lowe
29 Australia Damian Assaillit Ford BA Falcon
Howard Racing 27 Australia David Russell Ford BF Falcon
Ford BA Falcon
35 Australia Mark Howard Ford BA Falcon
TAG Motorsport 35 Australia Tony Bates Holden VZ Commodore
36 Australia Geoff Emery
Eggleston Motorsport 38 Australia Ben Eggleston Holden VZ Commodore
Holden VE Commodore
Jay Motorsport 42 Australia Shane Price
Australia Jay Verdink
United Kingdom James Winslow
Holden VZ Commodore
43 Australia Garth Walden
Jack Hillermans Racing 43 Lebanon Chris Alajajian Holden VZ Commodore
McGill Motorsport 43 Australia Aaron McGill Ford BA Falcon
Greg Murphy Racing 47 Australia Sam Walter
New Zealand Andrew Anderson
Holden VZ Commodore
Holden VE Commodore
Image Racing 49 Australia Ben McCashney Ford BA Falcon
McElrea Racing 50 New Zealand Daniel Gaunt Ford BF Falcon
444 Australia Karl Reindler
Race Image Motorsport 53 Australia Drew Russell Ford BF Falcon
60 Australia Drew Russell
New Zealand Gene Rollinson
Australia Marcus Marshall
Paul Morris Motorsport 72 Australia Colin Corkery
Australia Paul Morris
Holden VZ Commodore
Holden VE Commodore
West Coast Racing 74 Australia Mark McNally Holden VZ Commodore
Fastaz Motorsport 92 Australia Taz Douglas Holden VZ Commodore
Sydney Star Racing 96 Australia Brett Hobson Ford BA Falcon
98 Australia Aaron McGill
V8 Race Experience 96 Australia Todd Wanless
Australia Ryan Hansford
Ford BA Falcon
TanderSport 222 Australia Leanne Tander Ford BF Falcon
Dick Johnson Racing 777 Australia Grant Denyer Ford BF Falcon

Points system[edit]

Points are awarded to any driver that completes 75% of race distance and is running on the completion of the final lap. These are the points awarded for each race.

Pos 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th
Rounds 1, 6 & 7 150 138 129 120 111 102 96 90 84 78 72 69 66 63 60 57 54 51 48
Rounds 2 - 5 100 92 86 80 74 68 64 60 56 52 48 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32

Driver standings[edit]

Pos Driver Rd 1[2] Rd 2[3] Rd 3[4] Rd 4[5] Rd 5[6] Rd 6[7] Rd 7[8] Pts
1 Jonathon Webb 4th 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 4th 4th 12th 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1874
2 James Moffat 1st 3rd Ret 8th 7th 1st 3rd 1st 1st Ret 2nd 3rd 8th 3rd 9th 2nd 1st 2nd 1623
3 David Russell 2nd 1st 9th 1st 2nd 3rd 12th 3rd 9th 1st 1st 2nd 7th 2nd 2nd 5th Ret 5th 1618
4 Grant Denyer 11th 7th 5th 6th 1st 7th 1st 6th 10th 2nd 4th 7th 5th 6th 5th Ret 3rd 3rd 1431
5 Daniel Gaunt 7th 4th 17th 12th Ret 4th 9th 2nd 5th 4th 7th 5th 10th 8th 3rd 4th 1179
6 Brad Lowe Ret 8th 3rd 9th 4th 5th 10th Ret 3rd 13th 9th 6th 3rd 5th 7th 3rd Ret Ret 1077
7 Damian Assaillit 8th Ret 1st 17th 5th 9th Ret 10th 6th 5th 5th 12th Ret 11th 4th 6th Ret 10th 1018
8 Sam Walter 3rd 11th 2nd 13th 17th 14th 5th Ret 11th 15th 6th 10th 2nd 4th Ret 11th 943
9 Taz Douglas 9th 6th 6th 14th 11th 6th 8th 5th 8th Ret 11th 16th 13th 12th DNS 15th Ret 9th 926
10 Geoff Emery 10th 12th 16th 10th 8th 11th Ret 7th Ret 6th 10th 13th 9th 19th 16th Ret 6th 6th 922
11 Shane Price 6th 5th 8th 2nd 9th 8th 4th Ret 2nd Ret 8th 4th 6th 10th 913
12 Rodney Jane 12th 7th 8th 13th 9th 12th 9th 16th 9th 15th 11th 8th 12th 757
13 Drew Russell 5th Ret 7th 5th 12th 17th 10th 7th 7th 619
14 David Seiders 12th DNS 11th 15th 14th 7th 3rd 13th 5th 8th 594
15 Ben McCashney 13th Ret 15th 13th 6th Ret 14th 7th Ret 14th 12th 17th 12th Ret 495
16 Ben Eggleston 13th 10th Ret 11th 13th 11th 7th Ret 13th 470
17 Tony Bates 12th 16th 18th Ret 11th 14th 13th 13th 340
18 Gene Rollinson 15th 11th 14th 8th 8th 310
19 Karl Reindler 12th 10th Ret 8th 4th 7th 302
Leanne Tander 15th 18th 16th Ret 8th Ret 11th 14th 15th 302
21 Colin Corkery DNS 9th 19th 18th 13th 10th 14th 257
22 Marcus Marshall 4th 4th 240
23 Colin Sieders 16th 17th 18th 14th 14th 234
24 Bryce Washington Ret DNS 10th 4th 6th 200
25 Jay Verdnik 6th 7th 186
26 Mark McNally Ret DNS 14th 7th 10th 158
27 Andrew Anderson 10th 12th 147
28 Todd Wanless 15th 11th 9th 144
29 Ryan Hansford 13th 15th 126
30 Hayden Pullen 12th 17th 123
Garth Walden 11th 18th 123
32 Mark Howard 18th 15th 16th 112
33 James Winslow 9th Ret 84
34 Aaron McGill DNS DNS Ret 16th 57
35 Paul Morris 10th Ret Ret 52
Brett Hobson Ret Ret
Chris Alajajian Ret DNS
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Finished, in points
Blue Finished, no points
Not classified (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

See also[edit]

2009 V8 Supercar season

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Fujitsu Series Calendar". Official website of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. 7 October 2008. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 12 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "Adelaide Parklands Circuit 22/03/2009 2009 Clipsal 500 Adelaide". National Software. 21 March 2009. Archived from the original on 12 June 2009. Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  3. ^ "Winton Motor Raceway 03/05/2009 2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series - Races 5 & 6". National Software. 3 May 2009. Archived from the original on 22 June 2009. Retrieved 3 May 2009. 
  4. ^ "Townsville Street Circuit 12/07/2009 Dunlop Townsville 400 - V8 Supercars Races 11 & 12". National Software. 12 July 2009. Archived from the original on 25 July 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  5. ^ "Sandown International Motor Raceway 02/08/2009 Norton 360 Sandown Challenge - Races 13 & 14". natsoft.com.au. 2 August 2009. Retrieved 2 August 2009. 
  6. ^ "Queensland Raceway Ipswich 23/08/2009 QueenslandHouseandLand.com 300 -2009 V8Supercars Races 15&16". natsoft.com.au. 23 August 2009. Archived from the original on 6 September 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2009. 
  7. ^ "Mount Panorama - BATHURST 11/10/2009 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 - 2009 V8 Supercars - Race 18". natsoft.com.au. 10 October 2009. Archived from the original on 16 October 2009. Retrieved 10 October 2009. 
  8. ^ "Sydney Olympic Park Street Circuit 06/12/2009 Sydney Telstra 500 - 2009 V8 Supercars - Race 25 & 26". natsoft.com.au. 6 December 2009. Retrieved 6 December 2009.