1975 TAA Formula Ford Driver to Europe Series

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The 1975 TAA Formula Ford Driver to Europe Series [1] was an Australian motor racing competition open to Formula Ford racing cars.[2] It was the sixth annual Australian national series for Formula Fords.[3]

The series was won by Paul Bernasconi driving a Mawer 004.[2]

Schedule[edit]

The series was contested over nine rounds with one race per round.[2]

Round [2] Circuit [2] State Date Round winner [2] Car [2]
1 Calder Victoria 16 March [4] Peter Finlay Palliser WD4
2 Amaroo Park New South Wales Paul Bernasconi Mawer 004
3 Oran Park New South Wales Paul Bernasconi Mawer 004
4 Surfers Paradise Queensland Paul Bernasconi Mawer 004
5 Sandown Park Victoria 6 July [1] Peter Finlay Palliser WD4
6 Amaroo Park New South Wales Peter Larner Elfin 620
7 Oran Park New South Wales Paul Bernasconi Mawer 004
8 Calder Victoria Peter Finlay Palliser WD4

Points system[edit]

Drivers were required to drop the points from their worst round from their totals.[2] This round could not be the Surfers Paradise round, which was the only round held outside of the states of Victoria and New South Wales.[2]

Series results[edit]

Position Driver [2] Car [2] Entrant [4] Total [2]
1 Paul Bernasconi Mawer 004 Grace Bros Levis Racing Team 56
2 Peter Finlay Palliser WD4 Grace Bros Levis Racing Team 52
= Peter Larner Elfin 620 Peter Larner 52
4 John Davis Bowin P4X John Davis 40
5 Russell Norden Birrana F71   28
= Laurie Bennett Elfin 600 Laurie Bennett 28
7 John Tuxford Bowin P4A John Tuxford 24
8 Alan Whitchurch Bowin P4A Alan Whitchurch 21
9 Peter Perkins Elfin 620 Peter Perkins 18
10 Graeme Peart Wren Graeme Peart 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official Programme - Marlboro Masters, Competition Communicator, July 1975
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Formula Ford, Australian Competition Yearbook, 1976 Edition, pages 88 to 91
  3. ^ Jim Shepherd, A History of Australian Motor Sport, 1980, pages 87 to 93
  4. ^ a b Calder Raceway supplement and official program, Reprinted from The Sun, Thursday, 13 March 1975

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