2001 V8 Supercar season

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2001 V8 Supercar season
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The 2001 V8 Supercar season was the 42nd 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.

There were 22 touring car race meetings held during 2001; a thirteen-round series for V8 Supercars, the 2001 Shell Championship Series (SCS), two of them endurance races; a six-round second tier V8 Supercar series 2001 Konica V8 Supercar Series (KVS) along with a non-point scoring race supporting the Bathurst 1000 and V8 Supercar support programme events at the 2001 Australian Grand Prix and 2001 Honda Indy 300.

Results and standings[edit]

Race calendar[edit]

The 2001 Australian touring car season consisted of 22 events.

Date Series Circuit City / State Winner Team Car Report
26 Mar KVS Round 1 Wakefield Park Goulburn, New South Wales Simon Wills Team Dynamik Holden VT Commodore
2 - 4 Mar Hot Wheels V8 Supercar Showdown Albert Park street circuit Melbourne, Victoria Paul Radisich Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon report
18 Mar KVS Round 2 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales David Parsons Gibson Motor Sport Holden VT Commodore
25 Mar SCS Round 1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore
7 - 8 Apr Clipsal 500 SCS Round 2 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia Jason Bright Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore report
29 Apr SCS Round 3 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore
6 May KVS Round 3 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria Owen Kelly John Faulkner Racing Holden VS Commodore
12–13 May SCS Round 4 Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory Marcos Ambrose Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon
27 May KVS Round 4 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria David Parsons Gibson Motor Sport Holden VT Commodore
9 - 10 Jun SCS Round 5 Canberra Street Circuit Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Steven Johnson Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon
23 - 24 Jun SCS Round 6 Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia Paul Radisich Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon
8 Jul KVS Round 5 Lakeside International Raceway Brisbane, Queensland Paul Dumbrell Gibson Motor Sport Holden VT Commodore
15 Jul SCS Round 7 Calder Park Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Paul Morris Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VT Commodore
29 Jul SCS Round 8 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales Mark Skaife Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore
11 Aug KVS Round 6 Mallala Motor Sport Park Adelaide, South Australia Simon Wills Team Dynamik Holden VT Commodore
26 Aug VIP Pet Foods Queensland 500 SCS Round 9 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland Paul Radisich
Steven Johnson
Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon report
9 Sep SCSRound 10 Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria Russell Ingall Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VX Commodore
6 - 7 Oct Konica V8 Supercar Challenge Race Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales Wayne Wakefield Graphic Skills Racing Holden VS Commodore report
V8Supercar Bathurst 1000 SCS Round 11 Mark Skaife
Tony Longhurst
Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore report
27 - 28 Oct Cabcharge V8Supercar Challenge Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland Garth Tander Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VX Commodore report
10 - 11 Nov Boost Mobile V8 International SCS Round 12 Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe, New Zealand Greg Murphy K-Mart Racing Team Holden VX Commodore
1 - 2 Dec Australian V8 Ultimate SCS Round 13 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria Todd Kelly K-Mart Racing Team Holden VX Commodore

Konica V8 Supercar Series[edit]

Hot Wheels V8 Supercar Showdown[edit]

This meeting was a support event of the 2001 Australian Grand Prix.

Driver No. Team Car Race 1 Race 2 Race 3
New Zealand Paul Radisich 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon 4 1 1
Australia Craig Lowndes 00 Gibson Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 12 3 2
Australia Russell Ingall 8 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VX Commodore 6 6 3
Australia Glenn Seton 5 Ford Tickford Racing Ford AU Falcon 9 7 4
Australia Todd Kelly 15 K-Mart Racing Team Holden VT Commodore 11 5 5
Australia John Bowe 60 PAE Motorsport Ford AU Falcon 8 4 6
Australia Paul Weel 43 K&J Thermal Products Racing Ford AU Falcon 21 8 7
Australia Steve Ellery 31 Supercheap Auto Racing Ford AU Falcon DNF 13 8
Australia Cameron McLean 40 Paragon Motorsport Ford AU Falcon DNF 11 9
Australia Marcos Ambrose 4 Pirtek Racing Ford AU Falcon 7 21 10
Australia Jason Bright 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore 3 DNF 11
Australia Mark Skaife 1 Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore 1 DNF 12
Australia Garth Tander 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 5 DNF 13
Australia Brad Jones 21 Ozemail Racing Ford AU Falcon 17 10 14
Australia Dugal McDougall 16 Pepsi-Cola Racing Holden VT Commodore 18 12 15
Australia Steven Johnson 17 Shell Helix Racing Ford AU Falcon 2 DNF 16
New Zealand John Faulkner 46 John Faulkner Racing Holden VT Commodore 16 DNF 17
Australia Tony Longhurst 54 Rod Nash Racing Holden VT Commodore 19 15 18
Australia Anthony Tratt 75 Toll Racing Ford AU Falcon 24 20 19
Australia Cameron McConville 3 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VT Commodore DNF 22 20
Australia Larry Perkins 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VX Commodore DNF 14 21
Australia Rodney Forbes 28 Gibson Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 23 24 22
Australia Trevor Ashby 23 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VS Commodore DNF 23 23
Australia Paul Romano 24 Romano Racing Holden VS Commodore 20 DNF 24
Australia Paul Morris 29 Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VT Commodore DNF DNF DNF
Australia David Besnard 9 Caltex Racing Ford AU Falcon 15 9 DNF
New Zealand Jason Richards 69 Team Kiwi Racing Holden VT Commodore DNF 19 DNF
Australia Mark Larkham 10 Larkham Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 14 16 DNF
New Zealand Steven Richards 6 Ford Tickford Racing Ford AU Falcon 10 2 DNF
Australia Tomas Mezera 32 Tomas Mezera Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 22 17 DNF
Australia Jason Bargwanna 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 13 18 DNF

Shell Championship Series[edit]

Konica V8Supercar Challenge Race[edit]

This race was a support event of the 2001 V8 Supercar 1000.[1]

Driver No. Team Car Grid Race
Australia Wayne Wakefield 97 Graphic Skills Racing Holden VS Commodore 1 1
Australia Matthew White 76 Matthew White Racing Holden VS Commodore 2 2
Australia Kevin Mundy 89 Harris Racing Ford AU Falcon 4 3
Australia Michael Simpson 93 Michael Simpson Racing Ford EL Falcon 3 4
Australia Stephen Voight 59 John Scotcher Motorsport Ford EL Falcon 9 5
Australia Ron Searle 95 Phoenix Motorsport Holden VS Commodore 10 6
Australia Richard Mork 77 V8 Racing Holden VS Commodore 12 7
Australia Daniel Miller 84 Miller Racing Holden VS Commodore 7 8
Australia Mathew Hunt 38 South Pacific Motor Sport Holden VS Commodore 17 9
Australia Bill Attard 37 Scotty Taylor Racing Holden VS Commodore 19 10
Australia Robert Jones 69 Spiess Heckler Racing Holden VS Commodore 15 11
Australia Mal Rose 44 Mal Rose Racing Holden VS Commodore 5 DNF
Australia Rod Salmon 87 Ford EL Falcon 6 DNF
Australia Luke Sieders 42 All Trans Racing Ford EL Falcon 11 DNF
Australia Tim Sipp 70 Graphic Skills Racing Holden VS Commodore 14 DNF
Australia Ric Shaw 90 Ric Shaw Racing Holden VS Commodore 20 DNF
Australia Phill Foster 60 Evers Motorsport Holden VS Commodore 16 DNF
Australia Dean Crosswell 13 Imrie Motor Sport Holden VS Commodore 8 DNF
Australia Tim Rowse 81 Rowse Motorsport Holden VS Commodore 13 DNS
Australia Wesley May 99 AJG Racing Holden VS Commodore 18 DNS
New Zealand Ashley Stichbury 67 Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VS Commodore DNQ DNS

Cabcharge V8Supercar Challenge[edit]

This meeting was a support event of the 2001 Honda Indy 300.[2]

Driver No. Team Car Top Ten Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Points
Australia Garth Tander 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 1 1 2 1 278
Australia Mark Skaife 1 Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore 3 2 1 2 264
Australia Russell Ingall 8 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VX Commodore 4 3 3 210
Australia Larry Perkins 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Holden VS Commodore 4 5 4 4 207
New Zealand John Faulkner 46 John Faulkner Racing Holden VT Commodore 6 5 6 178
Australia Steven Johnson 17 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon 8 10 6 5 175
Australia Steven Richards 6 Ford Tickford Racing Ford AU Falcon 7 7 7 162
Australia Glenn Seton 5 Ford Tickford Racing Ford AU Falcon 6 3 DNF 16 139
Australia Tony Longhurst 54 Rod Nash Racing Holden VT Commodore 8 16 10 130
Australia Marcos Ambrose 4 Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon 18 9 8 128
Australia David Besnard 9 Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon 7 13 17 15 118
Australia Mark Larkham 10 Larkham Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 10 12 20 12 117
Australia Jason Bargwanna 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 9 15 8 22 116
Australia Brad Jones 21 Brad Jones Racing Ford AU Falcon 21 13 11 108
Australia Cameron McConville 3 Lansvale Racing Team Holden VX Commodore DNF 14 9 106
Australia Rodney Forbes 7 Gibson Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 14 15 17 106
Australia Paul Weel 43 Paul Weel Racing Ford AU Falcon 17 10 19 106
New Zealand Paul Radisich 18 Dick Johnson Racing Ford AU Falcon 5 DNF 11 20 98
Australia Paul Romano 24 Romano Racing Holden VT Commodore 16 18 18 94
New Zealand Greg Murphy 51 K-Mart Racing Team Holden VX Commodore 9 12 DNF 90
Australia Todd Kelly 15 K-Mart Racing Team Holden VX Commodore 11 DNF 14 82
Australia Craig Lowndes 00 Gibson Motor Sport Ford AU Falcon 2 DNF DNS 13 74
Australia Anthony Tratt 75 Paul Little Racing Ford AU Falcon 20 DNF 21 70
Australia Steve Ellery 31 Supercheap Auto Racing Ford AU Falcon 19 DNF 24 70
Australia Paul Morris 29 Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VX Commodore DNF 19 DNF 66
Australia Tomas Mezera 14 Imrie Motor Sport Holden VT Commodore DNF DNS 23 34
Australia Jason Bright 2 Holden Racing Team Holden VX Commodore DNS DNS DNS

References[edit]

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

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