1990 Australian Endurance Championship

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1990 Australian Endurance Championship
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The 1990 Australian Endurance Championship was the seventh running of the Australian Endurance Championship. It began on 9 September 1990 at Sandown Raceway and ended on 3 November at the Eastern Creek Raceway after three rounds. The championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Group 3A Touring Cars.[1]

Teams and drivers[edit]

Win Percy & Allan Grice won the Bathurst round of the championship in a Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

The following drivers and teams competed in the 1990 Australian Endurance Championship. The series consisted of three rounds of with one race per round.

Team Manufacturer Car model No Driver
Nissan Motorsport Australia Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R 1 New Zealand Jim Richards
Australia Mark Skaife
Alf Grant Racing Nissan Skyline HR31 GTS-R 2 Australia Alf Grant
Australia Tim Grant
Search For A Champion Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 3 Australia Rick Bates
Australia Peter Gazzard
Lansvale Racing Team Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 4 Australia Trevor Ashby
Australia Steve Reed
Mobil 1 Racing Ford Sierra RS500 05 Australia Peter Brock
Australia David Parsons
Australia Andrew Miedecke
United Kingdom Andy Rouse
6 Australia Peter Brock
Australia Charlie O'Brien
Australia Andrew Miedecke
Australia David Parsons
Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 7 Australia Brad Jones
Australia Neil Crompton
16 United Kingdom Win Percy
Australia Allan Grice
Australia Neil Crompton
Caltex CXT Racing Ford Sierra RS500 8 Australia Colin Bond
New Zealand Graeme Crosby
19 Australia Ken Mathews
Australia John Mathews
Allan Moffat Enterprises Ford Sierra RS500 9 West Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Australia Gregg Hansford
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
10 West Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
West Germany Frank Biela
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Perkins Engineering Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 11 Australia Larry Perkins
Australia Tomas Mezera
John Holmes Motorsport Ford Sierra RS500 12 Australia Ray Lintott
Australia Garry Rush
Australia Terry Shiel
Bob Forbes Racing Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 13 Australia Kevin Bartlett
Australia Russell Ingall
Australia Rohan Onslow
21 Australia Mark Gibbs
Australia Rohan Onslow
Murray Carter Ford Sierra RS500 14 Australia Murray Carter
Australia Matt Wacker
Toyota Team Australia Toyota Supra Turbo A 15 Australia John Smith
Australia Drew Price
Australia Peter McKay
Australia Mark Poole
Corolla FX-GT 70 Australia Peter McKay
Australia Paul Stokell
New Zealand John Faulkner
Australia Mike Dowson
71 New Zealand John Faulkner
Australia Neal Bates
Australia John Smith
Dick Johnson Racing Ford Sierra RS500 17 Australia Dick Johnson
Australia John Bowe
18 United Kingdom Jeff Allam
New Zealand Paul Radisich
Australia John Bowe
Bob Jones Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 19 Australia Bob Jones
New Zealand Heather Spurle
Benson & Hedges Racing Ford Sierra RS500 20 Australia Alan Jones
New Zealand Denny Hulme
Australia Gary Brabham
Australia David Brabham
25 Australia Tony Longhurst
Australia Mark McLaughlin
Australia Alan Jones
Lusty Engineering Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 22 Australia Graham Lusty
New Zealand Peter Janson
42 Australia John Lusty
Australia Bernie Stack
Chris Lambden Nissan Skyline HR31 GTS-R 23 United Kingdom Chris Lambden
Australia Greg Crick
Australia Des Wall
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 26 Australia Garry Rogers
Australia Graham Moore
Australia Paul Fordham
Terry Finnigan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 27 Australia Terry Finnigan
Australia Geoff Leeds
Playscape Racing Ford Sierra RS500 28 Australia Kevin Waldock
Australia Mike Preston
New Zealand Andrew Bagnall
38 New Zealand Andrew Bagnall
New Zealand Robbie Francevic
Wayne Douglass Racing Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 29 Australia Wayne Park
Australia John English
Glenn Seton Racing Ford Sierra RS500 30 Australia George Fury
Australia Drew Price
United Kingdom David Sears
35 Australia Glenn Seton
Australia George Fury
Australia Drew Price
Australia Colin Bond
Laurie Donaher Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 32 Australia Laurie Donaher
Australia Mark Ducquet
Pro-Duct Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 33 Australia Bob Pearson
Australia Bruce Stewart
Ray Gulson BMW 635 CSi 34 Australia Ray Gulson
Australia Graham Gulson
Ian Carrig BMW 635CSi 36 Australia Ian Clark
Australia Ian Carrig
Australia Peter Hudson
Brian Callaghan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 37 Australia Brian Callaghan
Australia Barry Graham
Commodore VL SS Group A 43 Australia Brian Callaghan Jr
Australia John Gerwald
Australia Jason Bargwanna
Everlast Battery Services Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 39 Australia Bill O'Brien
Australia Brian Sampson
Mark Petch Raicng Ford Sierra RS500 40 Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
United Kingdom Robb Gravett
Mulvihill Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 41 Australia Tony Mulvihill
New Zealand Glenn McIntyre
New Zealand Dave Barrow
Paul Trevathan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 44 Australia Paul Trevathan
Australia Andrew McDowell
Lester Smerdon Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 45 Australia Lester Smerdon
Australia Graham Jonsson
Garry Willmington Performance Toyota Supra Turbo 46 Australia Garry Willmington
Australia Bryan Thomson
Australia John Bourke
Phil Ward Racing Mercedes-Benz 190E 51 Australia Phil Ward
Australia John Goss
M3 Motorsport BMW M3 52 Australia Peter Doulman
Australia John Cotter
Mike Twigden BMW 323i 53 Australia Mike Twigden
Australia Brian Bolwell
Australia David Pullen
Bryce Racing BMW M3 54 New Zealand Brett Riley
New Zealand Craig Baird
David Sala Toyota Corolla 72 Australia David Sala
Australia Richard Vorst
Bob Holden Motors Toyota Sprinter AE86 73 Australia Bob Holden
Australia Mike Conway
Corolla 74 Australia Phil Alexander
Australia Keith McCulloch
75 Australia Dennis Rogers
West Germany Llynden Reithmuller
Australia Garry Rogers
Peter Verheyen Toyota Sprinter AE86 76 Australia Peter Verheyen
Australia Ron Searle
Australia Russell Becker
Australia John Vernon
Speedtech Motorsport Toyota Sprinter AE86 78 Australia Geoff Full
Australia David Ratcliff
Daryl Hendrick Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 86 Australia Daryl Hendrick
Australia Joe Sommariva

Season review[edit]

Results and Standings[edit]

Race Calendar[edit]

The 1990 Australian Endurance Championship consisted of three rounds.

Rd. Race Title Circuit City / State Date Winner(s) Car Team Report
1 Sandown 500 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 9 September Australia Glenn Seton
Australia George Fury
Ford Sierra RS500 Glenn Seton Racing Report
2 Tooheys 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 30 September United Kingdom Win Percy
Australia Allan Grice
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV Holden Racing Team Report
3 Nissan Sydney 500 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 10 November Australia Larry Perkins
Australia Tomas Mezera
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV Perkins Engineering Report

Drivers Championship[edit]

Points were awarded 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 based on the top ten race positions.[2]

Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Pts
1 Glenn Seton 1st Ret 2nd 35
2 Larry Perkins Ret 3rd 1st 32
2 Tomas Mezera Ret 3rd 1st 32
2 Peter Brock 4th 4th 3rd 32
5 George Fury 1st Ret 5th 28
6 Kevin Waldock 3rd 6th 7th 22
6 Andrew Miedecke 4th 11th 3rd 22
8 Win Percy Ret 1st 20
8 Allan Grice 1st 20
10 Mike Preston 3rd 6th 18
11 Charlie O'Brien 2nd 11th 10th 16
11 Drew Price 5th Ret 5th 16
13 Jeff Allam Ret 2nd 15
13 Paul Radisich Ret 2nd 15
13 Colin Bond Ret 2nd 15
16 David Parsons 4th 11th 10th 11
17 Andy Rouse 4th 10
17 Gary Brabham 4th 10
17 David Brabham 4th 10
20 John Smith 5th Ret 19th 8
20 Neil Crompton Ret 5th 8
20 Brad Jones 5th 8
20 Andrew Bagnall Ret 7th 7th 8
24 Garry Willington 6th 20th Ret 6
24 Bryan Thomson 6th 20th 6
24 Tony Longhurst Ret 6th 6
24 Alan Jones Ret 6th 6
28 Paul Trevathan 7th 23rd 4
28 Andrew McDowell 7th 23rd 4
28 Robbie Francevic Ret 7th 4
28 Chris Lambden 9th 9th Ret 4
28 Greg Crick 9th 9th 4
33 Bob Pearson 15th 8th 3
33 Bruce Stewart 15th 8th 3
33 Geoff Full 8th 22nd 21st 3
33 David Ratcliff 8th 22nd 21st 3
33 Bill O'Brien 8th 3
33 Brian Sampson 8th 3
39 Trevor Ashby Ret 9th 2
39 Steve Reed Ret 9th 2
41 Bob Jones 10th 26th 1
41 Heather Spurle 10th 26th 1
41 Klaus Niedzwiedz Ret 10th 1
41 Frank Biela 10th 1
41 Pierre Dieudonné 10th 1
Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (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 (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

References[edit]

  1. ^ CAMS Online Manual of Motor Sport
  2. ^ Clarke, Andrew (December 1990). "Worker's Compensation". Racing Car News (Chevron Publishing Group): 44–48. 

External links[edit]