2002 Australian Drivers' Championship

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2002 Australian Drivers' Championship
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The 2002 Australian Drivers' Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title for drivers of Formula Holden racing cars with the 2002 CAMS Gold Star awarded to the winning driver.[1] It was the 46th Australian Drivers' Championship.

The championship was won by Will Power driving a Reynard 94D for Ralt Australia.

Schedule[edit]

The championship was contested over a six round series with two races per round:[2]

Round [2] Circuit [2] State / Territory Date [3] Winning driver [2] Car [3]
1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Victoria 13-15 April Will Power Reynard 94D
2 Eastern Creek New South Wales 26-28 April Stewart McColl Reynard 96D
3 Hidden Valley Raceway Northern Territory 17-19 May Christian Murchison Reynard 97D
4 Oran Park Grand Prix Circuit New South Wales 14-16 June Will Power Reynard 94D
5 Mallala Motor Sport Park South Australia 2-4 August Peter Hill Reynard 94D
6 Winton Motor Raceway Victoria 16-18 August Will Power Reynard 94D

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the first ten finishers in each race.[1]

Championship standings[edit]

Position [2] Driver [2] No [3] Car [3] Entrant [3] Rd1 R1 Rd1 R2 Rd2 R1 Rd2 R2 Rd3 R1 Rd3 R2 Rd4 R1 Rd4 R2 Rd5 R1 Rd5 R2 Rd6 R1 Rd6 R2 Total [2]
1 Will Power 11 Reynard 94D Ralt Australia 20 20 15 15 - 12 20 20 20 15 20 20 197
2 Stewart McColl 12 Reynard 96D Ralt Australia - - 20 20 20 15 12 12 10 12 12 10 143
3 Peter Hill 22
4
Reynard 95D
Reynard 94D
Reynard 97D
Peter Hill
Murphy Motorsport
12 15 10 12 - 4 - 10 15 20 8 4 110
4 Christian Murchison 75 Reynard 97D Hocking Motorsport 15 6 - - 15 20 15 15 - - - 8 94
5 Akihiro Asai 74 Reynard 97D Hocking Motorsport 10 3 8 10 10 8 10 - - 2 15 12 88
6 Nelson Hartley 7 Reynard 93D Ken Smith Motorsport - - - 8 8 6 - - 12 10 6 6 56
7 Peter Hackett 66
5
Reynard 95D Peter Hill
Murphy Motorsport
- 10 12 6 12 10 - - - - - - 50
8 Roger Oakeshott 28
6
Reynard 97D Roger Oakshott
Sportsmed SA
8 8 4 2 - - 8 - 8 8 2 1 49
9 Terry Clearihan 27 Reynard 92D National Neon Signs - 1 - 1 6 3 6 6 - 6 4 3 36
10 Ian Peters 24 Reynard 91D
Reynard 96D
Peters Racing - 4 3 4 - 1 - 8 6 4 - - 30
11 Rohan Carrig 49 Reynard 92D
Reynard 98D
CRD Motorsport - - 6 3 3 - 4 4 3 - 3 2 28
12 Tim Leahey 5 Reynard 95D Murphy Motorsport - - - - - - - - - - 10 15 25
13 Mark Noske 12 Reynard 96D John Herman - 12 - - - - - - - - - - 12
14 Les Crampton 76 Reynard 96D
Reynard 97D
Hocking Motorsport - 2 2 - - - 3 3 - - - - 10
15 Brett Campbell 10 Reynard 90D Ralt Australia - - - - - - - - 4 3 - - 7
16 Mark Ellis 17 Reynard 92D Mantis Racing - - - - 4 2 - - - - 1 - 7

Notes[edit]

  • Points shown in the above table include minor variations from those shown in the referenced source due to mathematical errors evident in that source.
  • Formula Holden regulations required cars to use an approved Holden V6 engine.[4]

Silver Star[edit]

The Silver Star award was won by Roger Oakeshott ahead of Terry Clearihan and Rohan Carrig.[5]

References[edit]

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