2012 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series

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2012 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series season
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The 2012 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series was the twelfth running of the V8 Supercar Development series, an Australian touring car racing series for cars eligible under Development Series V8 Supercar regulations. The championship supported the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It began on 1 March at the Clipsal 500 and ended on 2 December at the Sydney 500 after seventeen races held over seven rounds. It was the last season that the BF Falcon was eligible for the category.

Calendar[edit]

Rd. Event Circuit Location Date Winner
1 South Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 1–4 Mar Chaz Mostert
2 Western Australia Trading Post Perth Challenge Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia 4–6 May Scott McLaughlin
3 Queensland Sucrogen Townsville 400 Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 6–8 Jul Scott McLaughlin
4 Queensland Coates Hire Ipswich 300 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 3–5 Aug Chaz Mostert
5 New South Wales Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 4–7 Oct Nick Percat
6 Victoria (Australia) Winton Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 16–18 Nov Nick Percat
7 New South Wales Sydney Telstra 500 Homebush Street Circuit Sydney, New South Wales 30 Nov – 2 Dec Scott Pye

Teams and drivers[edit]

David Russell is driving for Dreamtime Racing in the 2012 Dunlop Series
Nick Percat is contesting the series in a Walkinshaw Racing Holden VE Commodore

The following teams and drivers will compete during the 2012 Dunlop V8 Supercar Series. [1]

Team No Driver Vehicle Rounds
Dreamtime Racing 16 Australia David Russell[2] Holden VE Commodore 1–4
77 Australia Cameron Waters 1–4
Brad Jones Racing 20 Australia Andrew Jones[2] Holden VE Commodore All
Pacific Hoists Racing 24 Australia Nandi Kiss[2] Holden VE Commodore All
MW Motorsport[2]
26 Australia Morgan Haber[3] Ford BF Falcon 4
27 Australia Tim Blanchard[4] Ford FG Falcon 1–5
Australia Elliot Barbour[5] Ford BF Falcon 6
Australia Morgan Haber 7
28 Australia Luke Youlden[6] Ford BF Falcon 1–5
Ford FG Falcon[5] 6–7
Eggleston Motorsport 38 Australia Ben Eggleston[7] Holden VE Commodore 5
Greg Murphy Racing 44 Australia Matt Hansen[8] Holden VE Commodore 2
Australia Jim Pollicina[9] 7
45 Australia Dale Wood[10] All
48 Australia Geoff Emery[10] All
71 Australia Marcus Zukanovic[10] 1–2
Ford Performance Racing 56 Australia Chaz Mostert[2] Ford FG Falcon All
Novocastrian Motorsport 58 Australia Drew Russell[2] Ford BF Falcon All
59 Australia Aaren Russell[2] All
60 Australia Michael Hector[2] All
Warrin Mining 62 Australia Adam Wallis Holden VE Commodore 1–2, 4–6
Paul Morris Motorsport 67 Australia Paul Morris[11] Holden VE Commodore 3–4
Action Racing 71 Australia Marcus Zukanovic[12] Holden VE Commodore 3–6
Brett Stewart Racing 73 Australia Brett Stewart[2] Holden VE Commodore All
McGill Motorsport 75 Australia Aaron McGill[2] Ford BF Falcon 1–5, 7[13]
Triple Eight Race Engineering 80 Australia Scott Pye[14] Holden VE Commodore All
Matt Stone Racing 86 New Zealand Daniel Jilesen[15] Ford BF Falcon 1–5[13]
87 Australia Ashley Walsh Ford BF Falcon 1–5
Ford FG Falcon[5] 6–7
93 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin[16] Ford FG Falcon 3–6
Stone Brothers Racing 93 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin[2] Ford FG Falcon 1–2
Minda Motorsport 98 Australia Elliot Barbour[17] Holden VE Commodore 1–5
Australia Glen Wood[18] 6
Walkinshaw Racing 222 Australia Nick Percat[19] Holden VE Commodore All
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 300 Australia Kristian Lindbom[20] Holden VE Commodore 1
Sonic Motor Racing Services 777 Australia Rodney Jane Ford FG Falcon All
999 Australia George Miedecke[21] Ford BF Falcon All

Driver standings[edit]

Points system
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
2 Race Format 150 138 129 120 111 102 96 90 84 78 72 69 66 63 60 57 54 51 48 45 42 39 36 33 30 27
3 Race Format
Races 1 & 3
120 110 103 96 89 82 77 72 67 62 57 55 53 51 48 46 43 41 38 36 33 30 28 26 24 21
3 Race Format
Race 2
60 56 52 48 44 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12
Pos Driver Penalty Rd 1[22] Rd 2[23] Rd 3[24] Rd 4[25] Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Pts
1 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin 2 3 3 4 1 1 1 2 3 2 3 13 6 4 10 4 1 3 1761
2 Australia Scott Pye 5 7 1 9 2 4 Ret 11 2 4 2 3 3 2 11 2 2 1 1688
3 Australia Chaz Mostert 100 1 1 4 5 3 3 19 3 1 5 1 2 2 5 19 5 6 2 1665
4 Australia Nick Percat 3 2 8 1 Ret 2 3 1 4 23 10 1 1 1 2 1 Ret 5 1561
5 Australia Luke Youlden 6 4 5 3 4 6 8 20 6 Ret 7 5 4 3 3 7 8 8 1415
6 Australia Dale Wood 15 11 17 Ret DNS 13 17 8 7 6 6 4 5 6 1 3 3 4 1245
7 Australia Ashley Walsh 25 4 5 2 7 7 5 5 Ret 5 3 4 20 11 8 8 6 DNS 7 1204
8 Australia Geoff Emery 7 18 19 13 14 17 9 6 18 11 12 9 10 10 15 11 5 9 1046
9 Australia George Miedecke 25 10 15 12 Ret 12 10 2 5 13 10 15 7 8 11 4 10 12 Ret 985
10 Australia Andrew Jones 14 6 7 Ret DNS 9 4 Ret 10 8 8 18 9 7 16 Ret 4 6 983
11 Australia Drew Russell 11 12 15 12 9 15 10 7 16 14 13 8 12 13 5 9 9 Ret 971
12 Australia Rodney Jane 50 8 16 10 6 8 11 Ret 14 15 15 11 22 13 12 7 8 11 10 927
13 Australia Marcus Zukanovic 12 9 14 10 15 Ret 13 10 11 Ret 24 11 14 16 14 13 10 11 863
14 Australia Tim Blanchard 25 Ret 8 6 2 5 7 20 4 19 16 9 6 7 808
15 Australia Aaren Russell 50 18 13 16 14 13 14 15 19 17 13 16 10 Ret 14 6 18 7 Ret 723
16 Australia Elliot Barbour 13 17 13 11 10 18 7 16 20 12 14 12 Ret 9 20 12 714
17 Australia Brett Stewart 17 20 20 16 16 19 12 17 23 19 18 17 16 19 17 14 13 Ret 687
18 Australia David Russell 25 9 14 11 DSQ 6 8 6 9 9 1 5 656
19 Australia Michael Hector 19 22 24 Ret 20 Ret 16 18 24 24 21 19 Ret 18 13 16 15 14 569
20 Australia Adam Wallis 16 21 22 17 18 22 20 19 15 18 17 12 15 507
21 New Zealand Daniel Jilesen Ret DNS 9 8 21 16 11 15 14 18 20 16 15 484
22 Australia Nandi Kiss Ret 23 23 18 19 20 14 Ret 25 21 23 DNS DNS 20 18 17 Ret 15 410
23 Australia Cameron Waters Ret DNS 18 15 11 12 Ret 12 8 7 17 384
24 Australia Paul Morris 22 Ret 13 12 9 25 196
25 Australia Aaron McGill Ret 19 Ret DNS DNS 21 18 Ret Ret 22 22 21 Ret DNS DNS 189
26 Australia Morgan Haber 21 17 26 Ret 13 141
27 Australia Jim Pollicina 14 12 132
28 Australia Ben Eggleston 14 17 117
29 Australia Glen Wood 15 9 Ret 72
30 Australia Kristian Lindbom 25 Ret 10 53
31 Australia Matt Hansen 25 21 Ret 17 51
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)

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Dunlop Series Entry List – Clipsal 500". Clipsal 500. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
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  4. ^ "Tim Blanchard gets FG for 2012 Dev Series". SpeedCafe. 7 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-07. 
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  6. ^ "Youlden confirmed as late starter in Dunlop Series". SpeedCafe. 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-03-01. 
  7. ^ "Eggleston Returns To Dunlop Series". V8 Supercars. 2012-09-20. Retrieved 2012-09-27. 
  8. ^ Author: SpeedCafe © (2012-04-16). "Greg Murphy Racing expands to four cars for Perth". Speedcafe. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
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  11. ^ "FIRST PICS: Morris reveals look of Berocca entry". SpeedCafe. 2012-06-29. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
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  14. ^ "Pye confirms switch to Development Series". SpeedCafe. 1 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  15. ^ Author: SpeedCafe © (2012-02-20). "Jilesen scores new Dunlop Series drive for 2012". Speedcafe. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  16. ^ "Scott McLaughlin switches Dunlop Series teams". SpeedCafe. 2012-06-27. Retrieved 2012-07-03. 
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  18. ^ Author: Grant Rowley © (2012-11-07). "Glen Wood reveals colours ahead of Dunlop V8 debut". Speedcafe. Retrieved 2013-09-04. 
  19. ^ "Percat Revels New Look". SpeedCafe. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  20. ^ "Dumbrell team expands into Dunlop Series". SpeedCafe. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  21. ^ "FIRST PICS: Miedecke reveals 2012 livery". SpeedCafe. 24 February 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
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