2011 International V8 Supercars Championship

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The top 4 in the championship, from L to R: Shane van Gisbergen (4th), Jamie Whincup (1st), Mark Winterbottom (3rd), Craig Lowndes (2nd)

The 2011 International V8 Supercar Championship (often simplified to the 2011 V8 Supercars Championship) was an FIA sanctioned international motor racing series for V8 Supercars.[1] It is the thirteenth V8 Supercar Championship Series and the fifteenth series in which V8 Supercars contested the premier Australian touring car title. It was the first since the series was elevated to the 'International category' status by the FIA.[2] The championship began on 10 February in the Middle East at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit and finished on 4 December at the Homebush Street Circuit. It was contested over 28 races at 15 events. These events were held in all states of Australia and in the Northern Territory as well as in the United Arab Emirates, and New Zealand. The 52nd Australian Touring Car Championship title was awarded to Jamie Whincup by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport.

Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden driver Jamie Whincup won the championship by 35 points over his team mate Craig Lowndes. The best placed Ford driver was Ford Performance Racing's Mark Winterbottom, 458 points behind Whincup. Stone Brothers Racing driver Shane van Gisbergen finished in fourth, 38 points behind Winterbottom, with the Holden Racing Team's Garth Tander a further 98 points back in fifth.

Whincup won ten races during the course of the season, one shared with French driver Sébastien Bourdais at the Gold Coast. He finished on the podium in nine of the first eleven races, setting up a strong points lead. His team mate Lowndes chipped away at the lead, winning four races in a row in the middle of the season, one with Mark Skaife at Phillip Island, and briefly led the championship after the Bathurst 1000. Lowndes won his fifth race at the title decider in Sydney but this was not enough to take the crown away from Whincup. The other thirteen race wins were shared between eight other drivers. Reigning champion James Courtney won the second race of the year in Abu Dhabi while his team mate Tander won three races, including one race at the Clipsal 500 and the Bathurst 1000 with Nick Percat. Rick Kelly also won three races, taking his first race win since 2008 and the first for Kelly Racing at the Hamilton 400. Van Gisbergen won the first race of his career at the Hamilton 400 before scoring his second at Hidden Valley. Brad Jones Racing were another team to win their first championship race, with Jason Bright taking his first win since 2006 at Barbagallo and backing it up with another win at Winton. Winterbottom took his first win in just under a year at the Gold Coast, winning the Sunday race with British driver Richard Lyons, before winning the final race of the season in Sydney.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Jamie Whincup won the 2011 V8 Supercars Championship
Craig Lowndes placed 2nd
Mark Winterbottom placed 3rd
Shane van Gisbergen placed 4th
Garth Tander placed 5th
Will Davison placed 7th
Tim Slade placed 9th

The following teams and drivers have been confirmed for the 2011 series.

Season entries Endurance race co-drivers
Team Vehicle No. Drivers Rounds Phillip Island/Bathurst Gold Coast
Holden Racing Team Holden VE Commodore 1 Australia James Courtney[3] All Australia Cameron McConville[4] United Kingdom Darren Turner[5] 1
2 Australia Garth Tander[6] All Australia Nick Percat[4] Australia Ryan Briscoe[7]
Walkinshaw Racing 61 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard[8][9] All New Zealand Craig Baird[10] United States Patrick Long[11]
Tony D'Alberto Racing Holden VE Commodore
Ford FG Falcon[12]
3 Australia Tony D'Alberto[13] 1-8, 10-14 Australia Dale Wood[14] Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi[15]
Australia Taz Douglas[16] 2 9
Stone Brothers Racing Ford FG Falcon 4 Australia Alex Davison[17] All Australia David Brabham[18] Germany Marc Lieb[19]
9 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen[20] All New Zealand John McIntyre[18] Italy Emanuele Pirro[21]
James Rosenberg Racing 47 Australia Tim Slade[22] All New Zealand Daniel Gaunt[18] Brazil Hélio Castroneves[23]
Ford Performance Racing Ford FG Falcon 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom[24] All New Zealand Steven Richards[25] United Kingdom Richard Lyons[26] 3
6 Australia Will Davison[27] All Australia Luke Youlden[25] Finland Mika Salo[28]
Rod Nash Racing 55 Australia Paul Dumbrell[29] All Australia Dean Canto[30][31] Austria Christian Klien[28]
Kelly Racing Holden VE Commodore 7 Australia Todd Kelly[32] All Australia David Russell[33][34] United Kingdom Richard Westbrook[35]
11 New Zealand Greg Murphy[36] All Denmark Allan Simonsen[34][37] United Kingdom Oliver Gavin[38]
15 Australia Rick Kelly[32] All Australia Owen Kelly[33][34] Germany Jörg Bergmeister[35]
16 Australia David Reynolds[39] All Australia Tim Blanchard[33][34] Canada Alex Tagliani[40][41]
Brad Jones Racing Holden VE Commodore 8 Australia Jason Bright[42] 1-12, 14 Australia Andrew Jones[43] France Stéphane Sarrazin[44]
Australia Cameron McConville[45]4 12
Australia Andrew Jones[46] 4 13
14 Australia Jason Bargwanna[47] All Australia Shane Price[48] Denmark Allan Simonsen[49] 5
Britek Motorsport 21 Australia Karl Reindler[22] All Australia David Wall[43] Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi[38]
Triple F Racing Ford FG Falcon 12 Australia Dean Fiore[22] All Australia Michael Patrizi[50][51] Italy Gianni Morbidelli
Dick Johnson Racing Ford FG Falcon 17 Australia Steven Johnson[52] All Australia David Besnard[53][54] Germany Dirk Müller[55][56]
18 Australia James Moffat[57] All New Zealand Matt Halliday[54][58] United States Joey Hand[55][56]
Tekno Autosports Ford FG Falcon 19 Australia Jonathon Webb[59][60] All United Kingdom Richard Lyons[61] Brazil Gil de Ferran[62]
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 30 Australia Warren Luff[63] All Australia Nathan Pretty[64][65] United Kingdom Marino Franchitti[66]
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 33 Australia Lee Holdsworth[67] All Australia Greg Ritter[68][69] France Simon Pagenaud[70]
34 Australia Michael Caruso[42] All Australia Marcus Marshall[69][71] Brazil Augusto Farfus[72]
Paul Morris Motorsport Holden VE Commodore 39 Australia Russell Ingall[73] All Australia Jack Perkins[74] Denmark Jan Magnussen[75]
49 Australia Steve Owen[76][8] All Australia Paul Morris[77] United States Boris Said[75]
Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore 88 Australia Jamie Whincup[78] All Australia Andrew Thompson[79] France Sébastien Bourdais[80]
888 Australia Craig Lowndes[78] All Australia Mark Skaife[79] United Kingdom Andy Priaulx[80]
Wildcard entries
Kelly Racing[81] Holden VE Commodore 77 N/A 10 Australia Grant Denyer[81]
Australia Cameron Waters[82]
N/A

Notes:

  1. ^Dan Wheldon was originally scheduled to drive alongside James Courtney at the Gold Coast 600, but was killed in an accident at the 2011 IZOD IndyCar World Championship one week before the race.
  2. ^Tony D'Alberto was forced to sit out the L&H 500 after being diagnosed with chicken pox. Taz Douglas replaced him for the event.
  3. ^Will Power was due to take part in the Gold Coast 600, but was forced to withdraw after sustaining a back injury at the IZOD IndyCar World Championship.
  4. ^Jason Bright was injured and unable to take part in Race 24 at Symmons Plains. Cameron McConville replaced him for the race. Bright later withdrew from the next race at Sandown, where he was replaced by his endurance co-driver Andrew Jones.
  5. ^Tony Kanaan decided not to participate in the Gold Coast 600 following the death of Dan Wheldon.[83]


Team and driver changes[edit]

Trading Post became the naming rights sponsor of the #6 FPR Ford Falcon which will be driven by former Holden Racing Team driver Will Davison.[84]

Tekno Autosports and driver Jonathon Webb ended their association with Dick Johnson Racing to run the team separately with support from Triple Eight Race Engineering.[59]

Walkinshaw Racing downsized to a single-car team, with the #10 Racing Entitlement Contract initially placed for sale,[9] but was subsequently purchased by organising body V8 Supercar Australia to achieve their long-held ambition to reduce the grid to twenty-eight cars.[22]

2010 Walkinshaw Performance endurance co-driver David Reynolds joined Kelly Racing in the #16 Commodore, replacing Tony Ricciardello.[39] Greg Murphy also joined Kelly Racing, replacing the outgoing Jason Bargwanna.[36]

After a long-running dispute over the ownership of Dick Johnson Racing, co-owner Charlie Schwerkolt sold his stake in the team and left with the #18 Racing Entitlement Contract, but has leased it back to Dick Johnson Racing for the purposes of running two cars in 2011. James Moffat was later announced as the driver for Car #18.[85]

After previously confirming his departure from the team he won the championship with, James Courtney joined the Holden Racing Team in the place of Will Davison.[3]

Reigning Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series champion Steve Owen was confirmed as the outgoing Greg Murphy's replacement at Paul Morris Motorsport.[76]

Brad Jones Racing was the last team to confirm its driver line-up, with Jason Bargwanna joining the team while Jason Richards was undergoing treatment with Adreno Cortical Carcinoma during the season. Richards died in December 2011.[47]

Tony D'Alberto switched from Holden to Ford for the 2011 season. He ran a Holden Commodore at the season-opening Abu Dhabi race before switching to Ford ahead of the Clipsal 500.[12]

Only two endurance race wild cards were approved for in 2011. Fujitsu Series team Miles Racing applied for one to run Ashley Walsh and Chaz Mostert but the team later elected not to utilise it. Kelly Racing entered a fifth car under the Banner of Shannons Mars Racing in which the winner of the Shannons Supercar Showdown television show competition would co-drive with the shows narrator and experienced driver Grant Denyer. At the shows conclusion a week prior to the Bathurst 1000, leading Formula Ford driver Cameron Waters was announced the winner.

Race calendar[edit]

The following events make up the 2011 series.[86] The event at Barbagallo Raceway was reinstated with the Western Australian Government providing $5 million to redevelop the circuit. The Desert 400 was scrapped with V8 Supercars stating that the decision not to hold the event was because the circuit's international racing calendar was too full for an early season date.

Race Event Circuit City / State Date Winner Team Report
1 United Arab Emirates Yas V8 400 Yas Marina Circuit Yas Island, United Arab Emirates 10–12 Feb Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering report
2 James Courtney Holden Racing Team
3 South Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 17–20 Mar Garth Tander Holden Racing Team report
4 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
5 New Zealand ITM Hamilton 400 Hamilton Street Circuit Hamilton, New Zealand 15–17 Apr Rick Kelly Kelly Racing report
6 Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing
7 Western Australia Trading Post Perth Challenge[87] Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia 29 Apr–1 May Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering report
8 Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing
9 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
10 Victoria (Australia) Winton Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 20–22 May Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering report
11 Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing
12 Northern Territory Skycity Triple Crown Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory 17–19 Jun Rick Kelly Kelly Racing report
13 Shane van Gisbergen Stone Brothers Racing
14 Queensland Sucrogen Townsville 400 Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 8–10 Jul Garth Tander Holden Racing Team report
15 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
16 Queensland Coates Hire Ipswich 300[88] Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 19–21 Aug Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering report
17 Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering
18 Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering
19 Victoria (Australia) L&H 500 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 16–18 Sep Craig Lowndes
Mark Skaife
Triple Eight Race Engineering report
20 New South Wales Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 6–9 Oct Garth Tander
Nick Percat
Holden Racing Team report
21 Queensland Armor All Gold Coast 600 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland 21–23 Oct Jamie Whincup
Sébastien Bourdais
Triple Eight Race Engineering report
22 Mark Winterbottom
Richard Lyons
Ford Performance Racing
23 Tasmania Falken Tasmania Challenge Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 11–13 Nov Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering report
24 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
25 Victoria (Australia) Norton 360 Sandown Challenge Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 18–20 Nov Rick Kelly Kelly Racing report
26 Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
27 New South Wales Sydney Telstra 500 Homebush Street Circuit Sydney, New South Wales 2–4 Dec Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering report
28 Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing


Championship standings[edit]

Alex Davison placed 11th
Fabian Coulthard placed 12th
Greg Murphy placed 13th
Jason Bright placed 16th
David Reynolds placed 19th
Russell Ingall placed 20th
James Moffat placed 23rd
Dean Fiore placed 27th

Points system[edit]

Points are awarded to the driver or drivers of a car that completes 75% of the race distance and is running at the completion of the final lap. The different points scales adapt to each event, having one, two or three races, making sure that a driver gets 300 points if they win all races of the event.

Event format Position
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th
Std. 150 138 129 120 111 102 96 90 84 78 72 69 66 63 60 57 54 51 48 45 42 39 36 33 30 27 24 21
Perth 100 92 86 80 74 68 64 60 56 52 48 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14
Ipswich R16/17 75 69 65 60 56 51 48 45 42 39 36 35 33 32 30 29 27 26 24 23 21 20 18 17 15 14 12 11
L&H 500
Qualifying Races
50 46 43 40 37 34 32 30 28 26 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7
L&H 500 200 184 172 160 148 136 128 120 112 104 96 92 88 84 80 76 72 68 64 60 56 52 48 44 40 36 32 28
Bathurst 300 276 258 240 222 204 192 180 168 156 144 138 132 126 120 114 108 102 96 90 84 78 72 66 60 54 48 42 36

Notes:

Std. denotes all races except the Trading Post Perth Challenge, Coates Hire Ipswich 300, L&H 500, and the Bathurst 1000. These four events have unique rules.

Trading Post Perth Challenge: This event consisted of three races. The total points were divided between each race evenly.

Coates Hire Ipswich 300: This event consisted of three races. Due to their short length, Races 16 and 17 only awarded half the points of a usual race. Race 18 used the standard points system.

L&H 500: The Phillip Island event was split into two qualifying races and a 500-kilometre feature race. The two drivers per team were grouped into separate qualifying races that counted towards drivers' individual point totals and towards the starting grid for the feature race. The two drivers then shared one car for the 500-kilometre endurance race.

Bathurst: Two drivers shared one car for the race.

Drivers Championship[edit]

Pos. Driver No. YMC
United Arab Emirates
ADE
South Australia
HAM
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
SYD
New South Wales
Pen. Pts.
1 Australia Jamie Whincup 88 1 3 2 1 23 18 1 2 1 1 2 9 6 2 1 3 2 10 2 21 1 2 1 1 13 1 20 8 25 3168
2 Australia Craig Lowndes 888 7 21 3 12 2 10 2 4 4 11 7 3 2 4 2 1 1 1 1 2 Ret 20 2 5 6 4 1 2 0 3133
3 Australia Mark Winterbottom 5 3 14 6 3 4 Ret 8 13 26 9 19 15 3 5 3 13 10 19 17 4 3 1 4 3 7 2 5 1 25 2710
4 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen 9 4 8 13 18 16 1 4 10 7 14 4 7 1 11 5 11 8 3 5 6 16 16 7 7 5 6 3 3 75 2672
5 Australia Garth Tander 2 6 Ret 1 5 18 3 13 7 3 12 3 18 26 1 26 28 23 6 4 1 11 23 3 6 8 5 2 19 0 2574
6 Australia Rick Kelly 15 13 19 12 2 1 6 9 16 12 4 17 1 20 7 13 4 4 17 8 22 7 5 14 12 1 9 10 12 25 2358
7 Australia Will Davison 6 12 16 9 7 6 4 3 8 15 13 24 5 7 3 18 15 15 21 3 18 2 14 5 2 4 3 Ret Ret 0 2345
8 Australia Lee Holdsworth 33 9 22 20 Ret 22 2 16 9 18 2 15 4 15 6 6 7 11 18 12 17 10 3 16 13 17 8 14 Ret 50 1920
9 Australia Tim Slade 47 5 Ret 8 13 Ret Ret 22 5 9 15 13 21 4 25 7 2 3 2 24 12 12 10 12 27 15 7 6 10 0 1904
10 Australia James Courtney 1 26 1 24 4 11 Ret 10 26 5 8 25 25 24 Ret 19 20 Ret 12 9 7 14 6 10 11 2 11 7 7 75 1869
11 Australia Alex Davison 4 2 7 23 10 10 7 21 6 11 6 16 19 8 26 4 12 22 8 22 16 23 18 6 26 16 15 12 Ret 0 1850
12 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard 61 8 15 5 9 7 Ret 23 11 13 10 5 13 18 15 8 24 18 7 10 Ret 5 15 8 10 9 12 11 Ret 25 1839
13 New Zealand Greg Murphy 11 21 9 18 19 8 Ret 15 24 10 18 11 12 22 19 20 6 7 13 13 3 6 4 Ret 14 Ret 21 16 11 25 1750
14 Australia Michael Caruso 34 15 5 16 21 15 Ret 12 18 17 16 6 11 12 16 16 19 19 14 16 10 8 21 9 15 21 22 4 6 100 1729
15 Australia Steven Johnson 17 11 18 11 8 5 9 5 14 6 3 8 2 9 13 12 8 6 9 26 Ret Ret 12 23 21 23 Ret 18 14 75 1708
16 Australia Jason Bright 8 Ret 2 4 23 19 11 6 1 2 7 1 Ret Ret 9 22 21 14 28 7 5 21 Ret 25 DNS Ret 9 25 1633
17 Australia Steve Owen 49 14 13 Ret DNS 20 5 17 Ret DNS 23 10 10 14 8 14 5 5 27 15 11 18 7 17 23 10 10 Ret 15 25 1561
18 Australia Todd Kelly 7 10 Ret 7 Ret 3 15 27 22 16 21 Ret 16 Ret 14 17 17 Ret 15 14 24 13 9 11 8 3 20 9 16 25 1550
19 Australia David Reynolds 16 17 4 22 14 24 20 19 20 24 22 20 Ret 21 24 23 18 18 5 6 19 19 11 22 22 18 13 13 13 0 1519
20 Australia Russell Ingall 39 24 Ret Ret 16 14 8 14 12 19 17 Ret 23 5 10 9 16 12 11 20 8 22 8 Ret 17 14 23 17 5 75 1514
21 Australia Jonathon Webb 19 20 6 14 11 Ret 12 20 15 23 24 12 22 16 21 Ret 26 20 22 18 13 9 13 21 9 11 16 Ret 4 25 1493
22 Australia Jason Bargwanna 14 19 12 10 Ret 13 Ret 11 3 9 Ret 14 8 10 23 11 22 13 17 11 23 17 17 18 25 Ret 14 Ret 17 25 1352
23 Australia James Moffat 18 16 Ret Ret 22 9 17 18 17 21 19 9 14 13 17 15 10 9 4 25 25 4 Ret 20 18 Ret 25 8 Ret 75 1306
24 Australia Paul Dumbrell 55 25 10 25 6 DNS 19 Ret 19 14 5 18 20 11 12 10 14 25 24 23 Ret 15 Ret 13 4 12 Ret Ret Ret 50 1242
25 Australia Karl Reindler 21 Ret 11 19 17 17 13 7 Ret DNS 20 23 Ret 25 22 24 9 16 16 28 14 Ret 22 24 20 20 17 19 18 25 1144
26 Australia Tony D'Alberto 3 18 Ret 17 20 12 Ret 25 23 20 26 21 6 17 18 25 25 17 20 9 Ret 19 15 16 Ret 18 Ret Ret 25 1045
27 Australia Dean Fiore 12 22 20 15 15 21 14 24 21 22 25 Ret 17 19 20 Ret 23 21 25 19 20 20 Ret 19 24 Ret 19 Ret Ret 0 992
28 Australia Warren Luff 30 23 17 21 Ret Ret 16 26 25 25 Ret 22 24 23 Ret 21 27 24 23 27 15 Ret Ret 26 28 22 24 15 Ret 25 809
29 Australia Mark Skaife 888 1 2 0 532
30 Australia Nick Percat 2 4 1 0 527
31 United Kingdom Richard Lyons 19/5 18 13 3 1 0 511
32 Denmark Allan Simonsen 11/14 13 3 17 17 0 509
33 Australia Andrew Jones 8 7 5 19 26 0 460
34 Australia Cameron McConville 1/8 9 7 19 0 406
35 New Zealand John McIntyre 9 5 6 25 393
36 New Zealand Steven Richards 5 17 4 0 366
37 Australia Luke Youlden 6 3 18 0 344
38 Australia Andrew Thompson 88 2 21 0 334
39 France Sébastien Bourdais 88 1 2 0 288
Australia Tim Blanchard 16 6 19 0 288
41 Australia Paul Morris 49 15 11 0 268
42 Australia Jack Perkins 39 20 8 25 255
43 Australia Greg Ritter 33 12 17 0 243
44 Australia Dale Wood 3 21 9 25 236
45 Australia Marcus Marshall 34 16 10 50 229
46 United Kingdom Oliver Gavin 11 6 4 0 222
47 Australia Owen Kelly 15 8 22 25 220
48 New Zealand Daniel Gaunt 47 24 12 0 219
49 France Simon Pagenaud 33 10 3 0 207
Germany Jörg Bergmeister 15 7 5 0 207
51 Australia David Russell 7 14 25 0 202
52 Finland Mika Salo 6 2 14 0 201
53 Australia Shane Price 14 11 23 0 197
54 Australia David Brabham 4 22 16 0 193
55 Australia Nathan Pretty 30 27 15 0 192
56 Australia Michael Patrizi 12 19 20 0 187
57 Australia David Wall 21 28 14 0 185
58 United States Patrick Long 61 5 15 0 171
59 United Kingdom Darren Turner 1 14 6 0 165
60 Brazil Gil de Ferran 19 9 13 0 150
United Kingdom Richard Westbrook 7 13 9 0 150
62 New Zealand Craig Baird 61 10 Ret 0 148
63 United States Boris Said 49 18 7 0 147
Brazil Hélio Castroneves 47 12 10 0 147
65 New Zealand Matt Halliday 18 25 25 0 137
66 Brazil Augusto Farfus 34 8 21 0 132
67 Denmark Jan Magnussen 39 22 8 0 129
68 United States Joey Hand 18 4 Ret 0 120
Canada Alex Tagliani 16 19 11 0 120
70 Italy Emanuele Pirro 9 16 16 0 114
71 Australia Dean Canto 55 23 Ret 0 109
72 Australia Ryan Briscoe 2 11 23 0 108
73 Australia Taz Douglas 3 21 0 93
74 Germany Marc Lieb 4 23 18 0 87
75 Germany Dirk Müller 17 Ret 12 0 69
76 Australia David Besnard 17 26 Ret 0 66
77 Austria Christian Klien 55 15 Ret 0 60
78 Italy Vitantonio Liuzzi 3 Ret 19 0 48
79 Italy Gianni Morbidelli 12 20 Ret 0 45
United Kingdom Andy Priaulx 888 Ret 20 0 45
81 France Stéphane Sarrazin 8 21 Ret 0 42
82 Italy Fabrizio Giovanardi 21 Ret 22 0 39
Australia Grant Denyer 77 Ret 0 0
Australia Cameron Waters 77 Ret 0 0
United Kingdom Marino Franchitti 30 Ret Ret 0 0
Pos. Driver No. YMC
United Arab Emirates
ADE
South Australia
HAM
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
SYD
New South Wales
Pen. 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)

Bold - Pole position
Italics - Fastest lap

Teams Championship[edit]

Pos. Team No. YMC
United Arab Emirates
ADE
South Australia
HAM
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
SYD
New South Wales
Pen. Pts.
1 Triple Eight Race Engineering 88 1 3 2 1 23 18 1 2 1 1 2 9 6 2 1 3 2 10 2 21 1 2 1 1 13 1 20 8 0 6326
888 7 21 3 12 2 10 2 4 4 11 7 3 2 4 2 1 1 1 1 2 Ret 20 2 5 6 4 1 2
2 Ford Performance Racing 5 3 14 6 3 4 Ret 8 13 26 9 19 15 3 5 3 13 10 19 17 4 3 1 4 3 7 2 5 1 0 5080
6 12 16 9 7 6 4 3 8 15 13 24 5 7 3 18 15 15 21 3 18 2 14 5 2 4 3 Ret Ret
3 Stone Brothers Racing 4 2 7 23 10 10 7 21 6 11 6 16 19 8 26 4 12 22 8 22 16 23 18 6 26 16 15 12 Ret 0 4597
9 4 8 13 18 16 1 4 10 7 14 4 7 1 11 5 11 8 3 5 6 16 16 7 7 5 6 3 3
4 Holden Racing Team 1 26 1 24 4 11 Ret 10 26 5 8 25 25 24 Ret 19 20 Ret 12 9 7 14 6 10 11 2 11 7 7 0 4518
2 6 Ret 1 5 18 3 13 7 3 12 3 18 26 1 26 28 23 6 4 1 11 23 3 6 8 5 2 19
5 Jack Daniels Racing 7 10 Ret 7 Ret 3 15 27 22 16 21 Ret 16 Ret 14 17 17 Ret 15 14 24 13 9 11 8 3 20 9 16 0 3958
15 13 19 12 2 1 6 9 16 12 4 17 1 20 7 13 4 4 17 8 22 7 5 14 12 1 9 10 12
6 Garry Rogers Motorsport 33 9 22 20 Ret 22 2 16 9 18 2 15 4 15 6 6 7 11 18 12 17 10 3 16 13 17 8 14 Ret 0 3799
34 15 5 16 21 15 Ret 12 18 17 16 6 11 12 16 16 19 19 14 16 10 8 21 9 15 21 22 4 6
7 Kelly Racing 11 21 9 18 19 8 Ret 15 24 10 18 11 12 22 19 20 6 7 13 13 3 6 4 Ret 14 Ret 21 16 11 0 3295
16 17 4 22 14 24 20 19 20 24 22 20 Ret 21 24 23 18 18 5 6 19 19 11 22 22 18 13 13 13
8 Paul Morris Motorsport 39 24 Ret Ret 16 14 8 14 12 19 17 Ret 23 5 10 9 16 12 11 20 8 22 8 Ret 17 14 23 17 5 0 3175
49 14 13 Ret DNS 20 5 17 Ret DNS 23 10 10 14 8 14 5 5 27 15 11 18 7 17 23 10 10 Ret 15
9 Dick Johnson Racing 17 11 18 11 8 5 9 5 14 6 3 8 2 9 13 12 8 6 9 26 Ret Ret 12 23 21 23 Ret 18 14 0 3164
18 16 Ret Ret 22 9 17 18 17 21 19 9 14 13 17 15 10 9 4 25 25 4 Ret 20 18 Ret 25 8 Ret
10 Brad Jones Racing 8 Ret 2 4 23 19 11 6 1 2 7 1 Ret Ret 9 22 21 14 28 7 5 21 Ret 25 19 19 26 Ret 9 0 3158
14 19 12 10 Ret 13 Ret 11 3 9 Ret 14 8 10 23 11 22 13 17 11 23 17 17 18 25 Ret 14 Ret 17
11 James Rosenberg Racing (s) 47 5 Ret 8 13 Ret Ret 22 5 9 15 13 21 4 25 7 2 3 2 24 12 12 10 12 27 15 7 6 10 0 1904
12 Walkinshaw Racing (s) 61 8 15 5 9 7 Ret 23 11 13 10 5 13 18 15 8 24 18 7 10 Ret 5 15 8 10 9 12 11 Ret 0 1864
13 Tekno Autosports (s) 19 20 6 14 11 Ret 12 20 15 23 24 12 22 16 21 Ret 26 20 22 18 13 9 13 21 9 11 16 Ret 4 0 1518
14 Rod Nash Racing (s) 55 25 10 25 6 DNS 19 Ret 19 14 5 18 20 11 12 10 14 25 24 23 Ret 15 Ret 13 4 12 Ret Ret Ret 0 1292
15 Britek Motorsport (s) 21 Ret 11 19 17 17 13 7 Ret DNS 20 23 Ret 25 22 24 9 16 16 28 14 Ret 22 24 20 20 17 19 18 0 1169
16 Tony D'Alberto Racing (s) 3 18 Ret 17 20 12 Ret 25 23 20 26 21 6 17 18 25 25 17 20 21 9 Ret 19 15 16 Ret 18 Ret Ret 0 1163
17 Triple F Racing (s) 12 22 20 15 15 21 14 24 21 22 25 Ret 17 19 20 Ret 23 21 25 19 20 20 Ret 19 24 Ret 19 Ret Ret 0 992
18 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport (s) 30 23 17 21 Ret Ret 16 26 25 25 Ret 22 24 23 Ret 21 27 24 23 27 15 Ret Ret 26 28 22 24 15 Ret 0 834
Pos. Team No. YMC
United Arab Emirates
ADE
South Australia
HAM
New Zealand
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SYM
Tasmania
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
SYD
New South Wales
Pen. 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)

Bold - Pole position
Italics - Fastest lap

  • (s) denotes a single-car team.

See also[edit]

2011 V8 Supercar season

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