1982 Australian Formula 2 Championship

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The 1982 Australian Formula 2 Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title open to cars complying with Australian Formula 2.[1] The title, which was the 15th Australian Formula 2 Championship,[2] was won by Lucio Cesario driving a Ralt RT3 Volkswagen.[3]

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over a five round series.[3]

Round [3] Race Circuit [3] State Date [3] Format [3] Round winner [3] Car [3]
1 Solo Lemon Trophy [4] Sandown Park Victoria 14 February Two heats Peter Macrow Cheetah Mk7 Holden
2   Winton Victoria 28 March Two heats Lucio Cesario Ralt RT3 Volkswagen
3   Oran Park New South Wales 6 June Two heats Lucio Cesario Ralt RT3 Volkswagen
4   Calder Raceway Victoria 1 August Two heats Lucio Cesario Ralt RT3 Volkswagen
5 Coca-Cola Plate [5] Adelaide International Raceway South Australia 26 September One race Peter Macrow Cheetah Mk7 Holden

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six placegetters in each round.[1]

Where rounds were contested over two heats, points were allocated on a 20-16-13-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis for the first 14 positions in each race.[1] These points were then aggregated to determine the first six round positions for the purpose of championship points allocation.[1]

Championship results[edit]

Position Driver [3] No. Car [3] Entrant San [3] Win [3] Ora [3] Cal [3] Ade [3] Total [3]
1 Lucio Cesario 16 Ralt RT3 Volkswagen Formula One Automotive [4] 3 9 9 9 - 30
2 Peter Macrow 25 Cheetah Mk7 Holden Peter Macrow [5] 9 1 4 6 9 29
3 Greg Ferrall 8 Elfin GE Two 25 Volkswagen Beasley Solar [5] 6 - - 4 2 12
3 Robert Power 79 Kaditcha A80B Volkswagen Robert Power [6] - 6 6 - - 12
5 Peter Glover 13 Cheetah Mk7 Holden Peter Glover [5] - 4 - - 6 10
6 David Cooper 6 Elfin 700 GE Volkswagen David Cooper [6] 2 - 3 3 - 8
7 Chris Kane 5 Arbyen Volkswagen Chris Kane [5] - - 2 - 4 6
8 Grahame Blee 2 Cheetah Mk6GE Toyota Bell Street Truck Centre [5] - - - 1 3 4
8 Graeme Smith 15 Biranna 274 Ford Graeme Smith [6] 4 - - - - 4
10 Peter Beehag 74 Cheetah Mk7 Volkswagen Peter Beehag [6] 1 - - 2 - 3
10 Hugh Gartley 44 Cheetah Mk7 Toyota Hugh Gartley [5] - 2 1 - - 3
10 Brian Sampson Cheetah Mk6 Toyota - 3 - - - 3
13 Ian Richards 11 Richards 201 Volkswagen Ian Richards [7] - - - - 1 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Conditions for Australian Titles, 1982 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, pages 87 to 89
  2. ^ Records, Titles and Awards, 2002 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-6
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Barry Catford, Australian Formula 2 Championship, Australian Motor Racing Yearbook 1982/83, pages 210 to 221
  4. ^ a b Solo Lemon Trophy Race, Official Programme, Sandown, 11–14 February 1982, page 5
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Coca-Cola Plate, Official Souvenir Programme, Adelaide International Raceway, Sunday, 29 September 1982, page 20
  6. ^ a b c d Graham Slater, Sizzling Sandown!, Racing Car News, March 1982, pages 19 to 27
  7. ^ Rob Turnbull, Cesario, Clearihan Champs!, Racing Car News, November 1982, page 62

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