1999 Australian Touring Car season

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1999 Australian Touring Car season
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The 1999 Australian Touring Car season was the 40th year of touring car racing in Australia since the first runnings of the Australian Touring Car Championship and the fore-runner of the present day Bathurst 1000, the Armstrong 500.

Two major touring car categories raced in Australia during 1999, V8 Supercar and Super Touring. Between them there were 25 touring car race meetings held during 1999; a thirteen-round series for V8 Supercars, the 1999 Shell Championship Series (SCS), two of them endurance races; an eight-round series for Super Touring, the 1999 Australian Super Touring Championship (ASTC); support programme events at the 1999 Australian Grand Prix and 1999 Honda Indy 300 and two stand-alone long distance races, nicknamed 'enduros'.

Results and Standings[edit]

Race Calendar[edit]

The 1999 Australian touring car season consisted of 25 events.

Date Series Circuit City / State Winner Team Car Report
5 - 7 Mar Hot Wheels V8 Supercar Showdown Albert Park street circuit Melbourne, Victoria Craig Lowndes Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore report
28 Mar SCS Round 1 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
10 - 11 Apr Sensational Adelaide 500 SCS Round 2 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia Craig Lowndes Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore report
18 Apr ASTC Round 1 Lakeside International Raceway Brisbane, Queensland Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport BMW 320i
1–2 May SCS Round 3 Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia Craig Lowndes Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
2 May ASTC Round 2 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Jim Richards Volvo Cars Australia Volvo S40
16 May SCS Round 4 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
30 May ASTC Round 3 Mallala Motor Sport Park Adelaide, South Australia Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport BMW 320i
6 Jun SCS Round 5 Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory Jason Bright Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon
20 Jun ASTC Round 4 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport BMW 320i
27 Jun SCS Round 6 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
11 Jul SCS Round 7 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VS Commodore
18 Jul ASTC Round 5 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport BMW 320i
25 Jul SCS Round 8 Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
1 Aug ASTC Round 6 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland Jim Richards Volvo Cars Australia Volvo S40
8 Aug SCS Round 9 Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
15 Aug ASTC Round 7 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Jim Richards Volvo Cars Australia Volvo S40
22 Aug SCS Round 10 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria Jason Bargwanna Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VT Commodore
29 Aug ASTC Round 8 Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Jim Richards Volvo Cars Australia Volvo S40
5 Sep SCS Round 11 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore
19 Sep Queensland 500 SCS Round 12 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland Larry Perkins
Russell Ingall
Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VT Commodore report
3 Oct Bob Jane T-Marts V8 300 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales James Brock Biante Model Cars Holden VS Commodore report
Bob Jane T-Marts 500 Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport BMW 320i report
17 - 18 Oct V8 Supercar Challenge Surfers Paradise street circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland Paul Radisich Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon report
14 Nov FAI 1000 Classic SCS Round 13 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales Steven Richards
Greg Murphy
Gibson Motorsport Holden VT Commodore report

Hot Wheels V8 Supercar Showdown[edit]

This meeting was a support event of the 1999 Australian Grand Prix.

Driver No. Team Car Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4
Australia Craig Lowndes 1 Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore 2 2 1 1
Australia Mark Skaife 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VT Commodore 1 1 2 2
Australia Larry Perkins 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VT Commodore DNF 12 8 3
New Zealand Steven Richards 12 Gibson Motorsport Holden VT Commodore 9 7 6 4
Australia Russell Ingall 8 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VT Commodore 5 4 3 5
Australia Jason Bright 4 Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon 7 DNF 13 6
Australia Steve Ellery 31 Steven Ellery Racing Ford EL Falcon 3 3 5 7
Australia Tony Longhurst 25 Longhurst Racing Ford EL Falcon 6 6 14 8
Australia Rodney Forbes 28 Rodney Forbes Racing Holden VS Commodore DNF 20 15 9
Australia Paul Romano 24 Romano Racing Holden VS Commodore 31 14 12 10
Australia Terry Finnigan 27 Holden VS Commodore 17 DNF 18 11
Australia Mark Larkham 10 Larkham Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 10 15 19 12
Australia Jason Bargwanna 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VT Commodore DNF 27 DNS 13
Australia Dugal McDougall 16 Perkins Engineering Holden VS Commodore 23 23 17 14
Australia Wayne Wakefield 47 Daily Planet Racing Holden VS Commodore 22 DNF 21 15
Australia Trevor Ashby 3 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VS Commodore 13 18 22 16
Australia Dean Lindstrom 50 Clive Wiseman Racing Holden VS Commodore 18 19 24 17
Australia David Parsons 72 Robert Smith Racing Holden VS Commodore 19 DNF 25 18
Australia Anthony Tratt 75 John Sidney Racing Ford EL Falcon 21 DNF DNF 19
Australia Rod Nash 55 Rod Nash Racing Holden VS Commodore 29 24 26 20
Australia Kevin Heffernan 74 PACE Racing Holden VS Commodore DNF 21 DNF 21
Australia Nathan Pretty 50 Pretty Motorsport Holden VS Commodore 24 DNF 27 22
Australia Mike Imrie 14 Imrie Motor Sport Holden VT Commodore 28 26 29 23
Australia D'arcy Russell 48 Rod Smith Racing Holden VS Commodore 27 28 DNS 24
Australia Richard Mork 77 V8 Racing Holden VS Commodore 30 DNF 30 25
New Zealand Steven Richards 7 Gibson Motorsport Holden VT Commodore 12 9 DNS 26
Australia Paul Weel 43 Paul Weel Racing Ford EL Falcon 15 17 20 DNF
Australia Simon Emerzidis 54 Simon Emerzidis Ford EL Falcon 25 22 23 DNF
Australia Mark Noske 99 Holden Young Lions Holden VS Commodore DNF 13 16 DNF
Australia Neil Crompton 6 Ford Tickford Racing Ford EL Falcon 20 10 7 DNF
Australia Wayne Gardner 19 Perkins Engineering Holden VT Commodore DNF 11 9 DNF
Australia Cameron McLean 40 Greenfield Mowers Racing Ford EL Falcon 11 29 32 DNF
Australia Mike Conway 79 Cadillac Productions Ford EL Falcon 26 25 28 DNF
Australia Garth Tander 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VT Commodore DSQ 16 10 DNF
Australia Glenn Seton 5 Ford Tickford Racing Ford AU Falcon DNF DNF 11 DNF
New Zealand John Faulkner 46 John Faulkner Racing Holden VT Commodore 14 8 31 DNF
Australia John Bowe 66 PAE Motorsport Ford EL Falcon 4 5 4 DNF
Australia Dick Johnson 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon 16 DNF DNS DNS
New Zealand Paul Radisich 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon DNF DNF DNS DNS
Australia Todd Kelly 15 Holden Young Lions Holden VS Commodore 8 DNF DNS DNS

Shell Championship Series[edit]

Australian Super Touring Championship[edit]

Bob Jane T-Marts V8 300[edit]

Bob Jane T-Marts 500[edit]

V8 Supercar Challenge[edit]

This meeting was a support event of the 1999 Honda Indy 300.[1]

Driver No. Team Car Race 1 Race 2 Race 3
New Zealand Paul Radisich 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon 1 1 1
Australia Russell Ingall 8 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VS Commodore 4 5 2
New Zealand John Faulkner 46 John Faulkner Racing Holden VT Commodore 6 6 3
Australia Wayne Gardner 19 Perkins Engineering Holden VT Commodore 7 7 4
Australia Mark Larkham 10 Larkham Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 8 8 5
Australia Jason Bright 4 Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon 15 12 6
Australia Larry Perkins 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VS Commodore 11 11 7
Australia Jason Bargwanna 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VT Commodore 13 13 8
Australia Glenn Seton 5 Glenn Seton Racing Ford AU Falcon 14 16 9
New Zealand Steven Richards 96 John Faulkner Racing Holden VS Commodore 20 17 10
Australia Steve Reed 3 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VS Commodore 12 15 11
Australia Mark Skaife 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VS Commodore DNF 10 12
Australia Tony Longhurst 25 Longhurst Racing Ford AU Falcon 10 9 13
Australia Paul Romano 24 Romano Racing Holden VS Commodore DNF DNF 14
Australia David Parsons 73 Challenge Recruitment Holden VS Commodore 17 19 15
Australia Rodney Forbes 28 Rodney Forbes Racing Holden VS Commodore 18 DNF 16
Australia Neil Crompton 6 Glenn Seton Racing Ford EL Falcon 9 14 17
Australia Dick Johnson 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford EL Falcon 16 18 DNF
Australia Garth Tander 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VT Commodore 3 3 DNF
Australia Steve Ellery 31 Steven Ellery Racing Ford EL Falcon 2 2 DNS
Australia Craig Lowndes 1 Holden Racing Team Holden VS Commodore 5 4 DNS
Australia Brett Peters 22 Colourscan Motorsport Ford EL Falcon 19 20 DNS

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gold Coast 17/10/1999 1999 Honda Indy 300 Support Categories". National Software. 17 October 1999. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 

Additional references can be found in linked event/series reports.

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