1995 Australian Super Touring Championship

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The 1995 Australian Super Touring Championship was a CAMS sanctioned motor racing championship for 2 Litre Super Touring Cars. It was the third series for 2 litre Super Touring Cars to be contested in Australia, but the first to use the Australian Super Touring Championship name. It began on 5 March 1995 at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and ended on 26 August at Eastern Creek Raceway after eight rounds.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1995 Australian Super Touring Championship.

Team Car No Driver
BMW Motorsport BMW 318i 2 Australia Paul Morris
83 Australia Geoff Brabham
Steven Ellery Racing BMW 318i 4 Australia Steve Ellery
Phil Ward Racing Mercedes-Benz 190E 5 Australia Phil Ward
Audi Sport Australia Audi 80 Quattro 8 New Zealand Greg Murphy
18 Australia Brad Jones
Volvo Cars Australia Volvo 850 Estate 11 Australia Tony Scott
Darrell Dixon Peugeot 405 Mi16 12 Australia Ian Spurle
Bob Holden Motors BMW M3 13 Australia Justin Mathews
16 Australia Paul Nelson
Australia Bob Holden
Sentul Motorsport Team Opel Vectra 14 Australia Graham Moore
International Racing BMW 318i 15 Australia Charlie O'Brien
Inspired Racing Toyota Corolla Seca 26 Australia Melinda Price
Garry Rogers Motorsport Alfa Romeo 155 TS 34 New Zealand Steven Richards
Triple P Racing BMW 318iS 58 Australia Paul Pickett
Ross Palmer Motorsport Ford Mondeo 77 Australia Gregg Hansford
United Kingdom Jeff Allam
New Zealand Jim Richards
78 New Zealand Darren Palmer
Bob Tweedie Ford Sierra 79 Australia Bob Tweedie
Hyundai Automotive Hyundai Lantra 80 Australia Steve Hardman
81 New Zealand Jim Richards
Phoenix Motorsport Peugeot 405 Mi16 95 Australia Geoff Full
96 Australia Mark Adderton
Australia Warwick Rooklyn
Mark Seymour BMW M3 97 Australia Mark Seymour
Knight Racing Ford Sierra 98 Australia Peter Hills

Results and Standings[edit]

Race Calendar[edit]

The 1995 Australian Super Touring Championship was contested over eight rounds with two races per round.[1]

Rd. Race Circuit Location / State Date Winner Team
1 1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 4–5 March Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 4–5 March Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
2 1 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 1–2 Apr Greg Murphy Brad Jones Racing
2 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 1–2 Apr Geoff Brabham Paul Morris Motorsport
3 1 Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 6–7 May Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 6–7 May Geoff Brabham Paul Morris Motorsport
4 1 Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 12–13 May Geoff Brabham Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 12–13 May Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
5 1 Mallala Motor Sport Park Mallala, South Australia 3–4 Jun Geoff Brabham Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Mallala Motor Sport Park Mallala, South Australia 3–4 Jun Geoff Brabham Paul Morris Motorsport
6 1 Lakeside International Raceway Brisbane, Queensland 22–23 Jul Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Lakeside International Raceway Brisbane, Queensland 22–23 Jul Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
7 1 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 12–13 Aug Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport
2 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 12–13 Aug Brad Jones Brad Jones Racing
8 1 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 25–26 Aug Brad Jones Brad Jones Racing
2 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 25–26 Aug Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport

Drivers Championship[edit]

Points were awarded on a 24-18-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 basis for the top ten positions in each race.[1]

Pos.[2] Driver [2] PHI 1 PHI 2 ORA 1 ORA 2 SYM 1 SYM 2 CAL 1 CAL 2 MAL 1 MAL 2 LAK 1 LAK 2 WIN 1 WIN 2 EAS 1 EAS 2 Pts.[2]
1 Paul Morris 1st 1st 5th 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 5th 2nd 1st 1st 1st 3rd Ret 1st 286
2 Geoff Brabham 6th 3rd 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 11th 3rd 2nd 3rd Ret 232
3 Brad Jones 2nd 2nd 4th 4th 5th 6th 5th 4th 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 232
4 Greg Murphy 3rd Ret 1st 5th Ret 3rd 4th 5th 4th 4th 5th 3rd DNS DNS 2nd Ret 132
5 Graham Moore 7th 6th 4th 7th 7th 7th 6th 5th 8th 5th 8th 5th 5th 5th 84
6 Steve Ellery 5th Ret Ret DNS 3rd 4th 10th 11th 3rd 6th 6th 7th 4th 7th 6th Ret 79
7 Jeff Allam 6th 9th Ret 5th 3rd 3rd Ret Ret 7th 6th 6th 6th 62
8 Tony Scott 4th 4th 8th Ret Ret Ret 8th 6th 7th Ret 9th 10th 10th 10th 7th 3rd 57
9 Steven Richards 9th 7th Ret Ret 6th Ret Ret Ret 4th 4th 7th 4th 4th Ret 56
10 Charlie O'Brien Ret Ret 3rd 2nd 30
11 Mark Adderton Ret DNS 6th 8th 9th 8th 11th 9th 9th 8th 9th Ret 23
12 Paul Pickett Ret DNS Ret 9th Ret Ret 8th 7th 14th 13th 12th 11th 10th 4th 20
13 Justin Mathews 7th 5th 11th 11th 8th 11th 12th 9th Ret 9th 15th 12th 13th 12th 11th Ret 19
14 Geoff Full 10th 8th 5th 9th Ret Ret 14
15 Robert Tweedie Ret 7th 12th Ret 9th 13th Ret DNS 13th 14th Ret Ret 13th 7th 10
16 Steve Hardman Ret 8th Ret Ret 7th 10th Ret 10th Ret DNS 12th Ret 11th Ret 12th Ret 9
17 Paul Nelson 8th 9th 13th 13th 10th 12th 13th Ret 16th 15th 15th Ret 14th 8th 9
18 Jim Richards DNS DNS 8th 6th 9
19 Mark Seymour Ret 6th Ret 12th 11th Ret 6
20 Bob Holden 9th 8th 5
21 Phil Ward Ret Ret Ret 8th 3
22 Peter Hills Ret 10th 14th 13th 15th 9th 3
23 Ian Spurle 10th Ret 1
24 Warwick Rooklyn Ret 10th 1
Pos Driver PHI 1 PHI 2 ORA 1 ORA 2 SYM 1 SYM 2 CAL 1 CAL 2 MAL 1 MAL 2 LAK 1 LAK 2 WIN 1 WIN 2 EAS 1 EAS 2 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)

Manufacturers Championship[edit]

Position [2] Manufacturer [2] Car Points [2]
1 BMW BMW 318i 366
2 Audi Audi 80 Quattro 294
3 Ford Ford Mondeo 140
4 Volvo Volvo 850 Estate 130
5 Hyundai Hyundai Lantra 64

Teams Championship[edit]

Position [2] Team [2] Car Points [2]
1 BMW BMW 318i 552
2 Audi Audi 80 Quattro 390
3 Bob Holden Racing BMW M3 195
4 Phoenix Peugeot 405 Mi16 68

TOCA Privateers Cup[edit]

Position [2] Driver [2] Car Points [2]
1 Graham Moore Opel Vectra 250
2 Steven Ellery BMW 318i 212
3 Steven Richards Alfa Romeo 155 TS 159
4 Justin Matthews BMW M3 123
5 Mark Adderton Peugeot 405 Mi16 98
6 Paul Pickett BMW 318is 86
7 Paul Nelson BMW M3 64
8 Robert Tweedie Ford Sierra RS 55
9 Charlie O'Brien BMW 318i 48
10 Geoff Full Peugeot 405 Mi16 46
11 Mark Seymour BMW M3 30
12 Peter Hills Ford Sierra 24
13 Bob Holden BMW M3 20
14 Phil Ward Mercedes-Benz 190E 10
15 Ian Spurle Peugeot 405 Mi16 10
16 Warwick Rooklyn Peugeot 405 Mi16 8
17 Melinda Price Toyota Corolla Seca 8

Championship name[edit]

The championship was promoted by TOCA Australia as the 1995 2.0 L Super Touring Championship [3] but is recognized by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as the 1995 Australian Super Touring Championship.[4]

See also[edit]

1995 Australian Touring Car season

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official Programme, 2.0L Super Touring Championship, Round 5, Mallala, 4 June 1995, page 32
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Championship Points, 1995 Super Touring Championship, TOCA Australia Pty Ltd, 27 July 1998
  3. ^ Paul Cross, In good company, Official Programme, 2.0L Super Touring Championship, Round 5, Mallala, 4 June 1995, pages 6 to 11
  4. ^ Titles - Australian Titles, CAMS Online Manual of Motor Sport[permanent dead link] Retrieved on 18 October 2012

Further reading[edit]

  • Australian Motor Racing Year, 1995

External links[edit]