1974 Tasman Series

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1974 Tasman Series
Champion
United Kingdom Peter Gethin
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The 1974 Tasman Series was the eleventh in the series, beginning on 5 January and ending on 23 February after eight races. It was won by Peter Gethin of the United Kingdom, driving a Chevron B24 Chevrolet.[1]

Results[edit]

Races[edit]

Additional information sourced from:[2]

Round Name Circuit Date Winning driver Winning car Winning team Report
New
Zealand
1 Levin International Levin 5 January Australia Johnnie Walker Lola T330 Repco-Holden J. Walker Report
2 Pukekohe Grand Prix Pukekohe 12 January United Kingdom Peter Gethin Chevron B24 Chevrolet Chevron Racing Team VDS Report
3 New Zealand Grand Prix
Lady Wigram Trophy
Wigram 19 January Australia John McCormack Elfin MR5 Repco-Holden Ansett Team Elfin Report
4 Teretonga International Teretonga 26 January Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 Chevrolet Max Stewart Motors Report
Australia 5 Oran Park 100 Oran Park 3 February Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 Chevrolet Max Stewart Motors Report
6 Surfers Paradise 100 Surfers Paradise 10 February Belgium Teddy Pilette Chevron B24 Chevrolet Chevron Racing Team VDS Report
7 Sandown Park Cup Sandown 17 February United Kingdom Peter Gethin Chevron B24 Chevrolet Chevron Racing Team VDS Report
8 Adelaide 100 Adelaide 23 February Australia Warwick Brown Lola T332 Chevrolet Pat Burke Racing Report

Standings[edit]

All scores from points-scoring races were counted

Position 1 2 3 4 5 6
Points 9 6 4 3 2 1
Pos Driver Car [3] LEV PUK WIG TER ORA SUR SAN ADE Pts
1 United Kingdom Peter Gethin Chevron B24 Chevrolet 4 1 3 5 5 2 1 2 41
2 Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 Chevrolet 3 5 Ret 1 1 Ret 5 Ret 26
3 Australia Johnnie Walker Lola T330 Repco Holden 1 7 Ret Ret 2 5 3 Ret 21
= Australia John McCormack Elfin MR5 Repco Holden Ret 2 1 Ret 4 4 10 Ret 21
= Belgium Teddy Pilette Chevron B24 Chevrolet Ret 4 2 Ret 1 4 Ret 21
6 Australia Warwick Brown Lola T332 Chevrolet 6 6 Ret 4 3 7 6 1 19
7 New Zealand Graham McRae McRae GM2 Chevrolet Ret Ret Ret 2 DSQ 6 2 7 13
8 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Lola T332 Chevrolet 11 Ret 6 3 7 11 Ret 3 9
= New Zealand David Oxton Begg FM5 Chevrolet 7 3 4 10 Ret 9 8 5 9
10 New Zealand Allan McCully Begg FM5 Chevrolet 2 Ret 7 6 6 8
11 Australia Frank Matich Matich A53 Repco Holden 3 Ret 4 7
12 New Zealand Garry Pedersen McLaren M18 Chevrolet DNS 12 5 7 Ret DSQ Ret Ret 2
= New Zealand Ken Smith March 732 Ford 5 8 10 8 2
14 Australia Garrie Cooper Elfin MR5 Repco Holden 9 8 7 6 1
Pos Driver Car LEV PUK WIG TER ORA SUR SAN ADE Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "sergent.com.au - Contains Tasman Series information". Archived from the original on 4 September 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Allen Brown. "Tasman Cup (F5000) races « Formula 5000 « OldRacingCars.com". Archived from the original on 4 September 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2009. 
  3. ^ Tasman Series, Australian Competition Yearbook, 1975 Edition, pages 46-67