2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 43rd national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 20th to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name. The championship was contested over an eight round series which began on 16 March at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and ended on 18 November at Winton Motor Raceway.[1] Australian Formula Ford Management Pty. Ltd. was appointed as the Category Manager by CAMS for the series, which was officially known as the "2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship for the Ford Fiesta Cup".[1]

The championship was won by Jack Le Brocq driving a Mygale SJ12A for the CAMS Rising Stars / Minda Motorsport team.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers contested the 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship.

Team Chassis No Driver
Sonic Motor Racing Services Mygale SJ12A 2 Australia Garry Jacobson
Mygale SJ11A 3 Australia Rhett Noonan
Mygale SJ08A 4 Australia Anton de Pasquale
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Anglo Motorsport Mygale SJ10A 6 Australia Jonathan Venter
Borland Racing Developments Spectrum 014 7 Australia Shae Davies
Spectrum 012 19 Australia Ash Quiddington
44 Australia Scott Andrews
Synergy Motorsport Spectrum 014 10 Australia Scott Andrews
Spectrum 014 10 Australia Liam Sager
Spectrum 012 22 Australia Matt Campbell
Spectrum 014 27 Australia Sam Power
62 Australia Mathew Hart
Evans Motorsport Group Mygale SJ10A 12 Australia Liam Sager
Mygale SJ10A 48 Australia Jake Fouracre
Mygale SJ06A 88 Australia Greg Holloway
CAMS Rising Stars
Minda Motorsport
Mygale SJ11A 14 Australia Macauley Jones
Mygale SJ12A 49 Australia Jack Le Brocq
Mygale SJ11A 96 Australia David Sera
Super Charge Batteries Spectrum 011b 17 Australia Luke Fraser
Crabtrees Real Estate Mygale SJ07A 20 Australia Gavin Dumas
Richter Racing Spectrum 011b 21 Australia Dylan Richter
Team BRM Mygale SJ12A 30 Australia Tom Goess
Mygale SJ09A 32 Australia Jon Mills
Mygale SJ11A 41 Australia Simon Hodge
Mygale SJ12A
State Fleet Services Spectrum 011c 36 Australia Matthew Roesler
BF Racing Mygale SJ11A 94 Australia Jordan Lloyd

All cars were fitted with a 1600cc Ford Duratec engine, as required by the regulations.[2]

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over an eight round series with three races per round.[3]

Round Circuit Date Round winner Car
1 Victoria (Australia) Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit[4] 15–18 March Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
2 Tasmania Symmons Plains Raceway 30 March–1 April Garry Jacobsen Mygale SJ12A
3 Victoria (Australia) Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 18–20 May Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
4 Queensland Townsville Street Circuit 6–8 July Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
5 Queensland Queensland Raceway 3–5 August Mathew Hart Spectrum 014
6 Victoria (Australia) Sandown Raceway 14–16 September Garry Jacobsen Mygale SJ12A
7 New South Wales Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst 4–7 October Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
8 Victoria (Australia) Winton Motor Raceway 16–18 November Anton De Pasquale Mygale SJ08A

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.[1] An additional point was awarded to the driver gaining pole position for the first race at each round.[1]

Results[edit]

Pos. [3] Driver [3] MEL 1 MEL 2 MEL 3 SYM 1 SYM 2 SYM 3 PHI 1 PHI 2 PHI 3 TOW 1 TOW 2 TOW 3 QLD 1 QLD 2 QLD 3 SAN 1 SAN 2 SAN 3 BAT 1 BAT 2 BAT 3 WIN 1 WIN 2 WIN 3 Pen. [3] Points [3]
1 Jack Le Brocq 1st 2nd 1st 4th 4th 5th 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 4th 2nd 2nd 406
2 Mathew Hart 2nd 1st 5th 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 5th 2nd 7th Ret 2nd 1st 1st 1st 2nd 4th Ret 2nd 7th 2nd 2nd 4th 4th 330
3 Garry Jacobson 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st 4th 2nd 4th 3rd Ret DNS DNS 4th 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st DNS DNS DNS 239
4 Shae Davies DNS Ret Ret 3rd 3rd 1st 5th 2nd 5th Ret Ret 5th 3rd 4th 4th 4th 3rd 3rd DNS DNS DNS 5th 5th 5th 202
5 Macauley Jones 7th Ret 12th 10th Ret 8th 4th 6th 4th 3rd 5th Ret Ret 5th 5th 8th 6th 5th 9th 5th 4th 3rd 3rd 3rd 173
6 Sam Power Ret 5th 4th 7th Ret 7th 9th 7th Ret 4th 2nd 4th Ret 6th 6th 9th 7th 7th 3rd 2nd 5th 9th 8th 6th -5 159
7 Anton De Pasquale 7th 9th 8th 5th Ret Ret 5th 8th 4th 5th 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 1st 157
8 Simon Hodge 6th 7th 8th 9th Ret DNS 10th 8th 6th 2nd 3rd 3rd 9th 7th 8th 7th 10th 11th 8th Ret 9th Ret 10th Ret -10 91
9 Jonathan Venter 4th 4th 3rd 5th 4th 8th 4th 11th 7th 82
10 Liam Sager 8th Ret 6th 6th 6th 3rd 10th 4th 6th −5 58
11 Rhett Noonan 11th Ret 9th 8th 7th 9th 6th 11th 10th Ret 6th Ret 8th Ret 9th 11th 9th 9th 12th 10th 11th 7th 7th 8th −5 53
12 Matt Campbell 6th 7th 6th 6th Ret 12th 6th 9th 10th 41
13 Tom Goess Ret 8th 11th 5th 5th 6th 32
14 Scott Andrews 9th 6th 7th 8th 3rd 7th −10 30
15 Trent Harrison 6th 5th 6th 26
16 Luke Marquis 6th 6th 7th 22
= David Sera Ret 10th 9th 10th 12th 7th 10th 11th 8th 11th 6th 8th −5 22
18 Jordan Lloyd 7th 9th 10th 7th 8th Ret 18
19 Jake Fouracre 5th 9th 13th 12
20 Greg Holloway Ret 11th 14th DNS 8th 7th 10
21 Hamish Hardeman 12th Ret 10th 8th 12th 11th 5
21 Jayden Wallis 10th 9th 9th 5
23 Dylan Richter 10th 10th Ret 11th 10th Ret 14th 14th 13th 2
24 Ash Quiddington Ret Ret 10th Ret 8th 11th 11th 11th 10th −5 −1
Gavin Dumas Ret 12th 15th 0
Jon Mills 12th Ret 16th 0
Luke Fraser Ret 11th 13th 0
Sam Breen 13th 12th 12th 0
William Hall DNS 13th 13th 13th 12th 12th 0
Matthew Roesler 15th 13th 14th 0
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (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)

Note: The driver who attained pole position for race one of the round is indicated by bold font applied to his race one result.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations As archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 13 December 2012
  2. ^ Specification of Automobiles - Formula Ford As archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 14 December 2012
  3. ^ a b c d e 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship Pointscore (24 poinstcorers only) Archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 14 December 2012
  4. ^ "Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit 18/03/2012 2012 Formula 1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix". National Software. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 

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