2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 44th national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 21st to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name. CAMS filled the role of Category Manager for the championship.[1] The championship was contested over a seven round series which began on 5 April at the Symmons Plains International Raceway and ended on 8 December at the Homebush Street Circuit.[1] It was won by Anton De Pasquale, driving a Mygale SJ13a.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers contested the 2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship. Each car was powered by a 1600cc Ford Duratec engine, as mandated by the category regulations.[2]

Team Chassis No Driver
Sonic Motor Racing Services Mygale SJ13a 2 Australia Anton De Pasquale
Mygale SJ12a 3 Australia Simon Hodge
Mygale SJ10a 4 Australia Luke Maquis
Mygale SJ12a 7 Australia Christian Morina
Anglo Motorsport Mygale SJ10a 6 Australia Jonathan Venter
Hamish Hardeman Motorsport Mygale SJ10a 10 Australia Hamish Hardeman
Minda Motorsport
CAMS Rising Stars
Mygale SJ12a 12 Australia Jayden Wallis
Mygale SJ13a 14 Australia Macauley Jones
Mygale SJ11a 91 Australia Sam Breen
Mygale SJ11a 98 Australia Liam Sager
Borland Racing Developments Spectrum 011c 15 Australia Tom Grech
Spectrum 014 31 Australia James Golding
Synergy Motorsport Spectrum 012 19 Australia Ash Quiddington
Spectrum 014 22 Australia Matt Campbell
Spectrum 014 27 Australia Sam Power
Spectrum 011b 74 Australia Trent Grubel
Spectrum 014 88 Australia Greg Holloway
Ellery Motorsport Enterprises Spectrum 012 24 Australia Nick Ellen
RMS Performance Engineering Spectrum 012 33 Australia Callan Sayers
Evans Motorsport Group Mygale SJ11a 34 Australia Chelsea Angelo
Mygale SJ13a 49 Australia Thomas Randle[3]
Mygale SJ10a 97 Australia Liam McAdam
WKTS Racing Spectrum 011c 81 Australia Wade Scott
Quadrant Creative Spectrum 011b 87 Australia Tim Hamilton
BF Racing Mygale SJ11a 94 Australia Jordan Lloyd

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over a seven round series.[1]

Round Circuit Date Format Round winner Car
1 Tasmania Symmons Plains Raceway 5–7 April Four races Anton De Pasquale Mygale SJ13a
2 Queensland Townsville Street Circuit 5–7 July Three races Macauley Jones Mygale SJ13a
3 Queensland Queensland Raceway 27–28 July Three races Macauley Jones Mygale SJ13a
4 Victoria (Australia) Winton Motor Raceway 23–25 August Three races Anton De Pasquale Mygale SJ13a
5 Queensland Surfers Paradise Street Circuit 25–27 October Three races Liam Sager Mygale SJ11a
6 Victoria (Australia) Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 23–24 November Three races Anton De Pasquale Mygale SJ13a
7 New South Wales Homebush Street Circuit 6–8 December Three races Macauley Jones Mygale SJ13a

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 achieving the fastest lap in qualifying at each round of the championship.[1]

The results for each round of the Series were determined by the number of points scored by each driver at that round.[1] The driver gaining the highest points total over the seven rounds was declared the winner of the Championship.[1]

Results[edit]

Pos. Driver[4] SYM TOW QLD WIN SUR PHI SYD Pen.[4] Points[4]
1 Anton De Pasquale 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 5th 2nd 5th 3rd 3rd Ret 1st 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 2nd Ret 2nd −5 326
2 Liam Sager 6th Ret 6th 5th 2nd Ret 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 3rd Ret 6th 1st 1st 1st 2nd 6th 5th 1st 1st Ret 266
3 Sam Power 1st Ret 1st 2nd 3rd 6th Ret Ret 6th 5th 5th 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 5th 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 265
4 Macauley Jones 10th 3rd 5th 3rd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd Ret 6th Ret 6th 3rd Ret 9th 4th 2nd 1st −5 261
5 Simon Hodge 9th 5th 4th 4th 4th Ret 7th 5th 8th 4th 11th 6th 5th 7th Ret 9th 4th 5th 8th 6th 4th Ret 152
6 Jordan Lloyd 5th 4th 7th Ret 7th 5th 4th Ret 4th 6th 7th 5th 3rd 5th 5th Ret 8th 10th 10th DNS DNS DNS 132
7 Thomas Randle 8th 3rd 6th 4th 5th 2nd 6th 12th 10th 8th Ret 7th 6th 4th 6th 11th 6th 4th 131
8 Luke Marquis 4th 6th Ret Ret 6th 4th 2nd 8th 15th 8th Ret 10th 11th 4th 4th 4th Ret 7th 4th Ret 9th 5th −5 128
9 Matt Campbell 7th 7th 8th 6th 9th 9th 10th 13th 12th 9th 9th 7th Ret 12th 9th Ret 7th 11th 12th 5th 5th 13th 67
10 James Golding 4th 4th 4th 9th 2nd 3rd −5 63
11 Ash Quiddington 3rd 1st 3rd 7th 10th 7th Ret 11th 10th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 10th 8th −5 62
12 Jayden Wallis 13th 8th 10th 8th 12th 11th 11th 6th 7th 7th 8th 15th 9th 10th 7th 5th 11th 13th 13th 8th 8th 10th −10 51
13 Chelsea Angelo 10th 14th 7th 9th 6th Ret Ret 12th 14th 7th 7th 6th 37
14 Hamish Hardeman 13th 9th 8th 12th 8th 7th 16
15 Sam Breen 11th 10th 9th 9th 11th 8th 8th 8th 13th 10th 12th 8th Ret −5 16
16 Wade Scott 10th 11th Ret 11th 8th 8th 9
17 Jonathan Venter 8th 9th 11th Ret 13th 10th 9th 9
18 Nicholas Rowe 9th 12th 7th 8
19 Liam McAdam 9th 9th 12th 15th Ret 13th 13th 10th 10th 13th 15th 16th 6
20 Tom Grech 14th 11th 12th 10th 9th 11th 3
21 Jake Spencer 10th 11th 9th 3
Callan Sayers 12th 11th 12th Ret 0
Trent Grubel Ret 11th Ret 13th 13th 12th 0
Greg Holloway 12th 14th 11th 0
Jacob Parsons 12th Ret 11th 0
Tim Hamilton DNS 12th 11th 0
Nick Ellen 16th 13th 14th 0
Caitlin Wood Ret 14th 14th 0
Christian Morina Ret 14th 15th 0
Pos. Driver[4] SYM TOW QLD WIN SUR PHI SYD Pen.[4] Points[4]
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]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Confederation of Australian Motor Sport. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Specification of Automobiles" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Formula Ford Australia. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Randle to make AFFC debut in Townsville". Evans Motorsport (Evans Motorsport Group). Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship — Final Pointscore" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Formula Ford Australia. Retrieved 11 December 2013.