2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 43rd national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 20th to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name. The championship was contested over an eight round series which began on 16 March at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and ended on 18 November at Winton Motor Raceway.[1] Australian Formula Ford Management Pty. Ltd. was appointed as the Category Manager by CAMS for the series, which was officially known as the "2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship for the Ford Fiesta Cup".[1]

The championship was won by Jack Le Brocq driving a Mygale SJ12A for the CAMS Rising Stars / Minda Motorsport team.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers contested the 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship. All teams and drivers were Australian-registered.

Team Chassis No Driver
Sonic Motor Racing Services Mygale SJ12A 2 Garry Jacobson
Mygale SJ11A 3 Rhett Noonan
Mygale SJ08A 4 Anton de Pasquale
21
Anglo Motorsport Mygale SJ10A 6 Jonathan Venter
Borland Racing Developments Spectrum 014 7 Shae Davies
Spectrum 012 19 Ash Quiddington
44 Scott Andrews
Synergy Motorsport Spectrum 014 10 Scott Andrews
Spectrum 014 10 Liam Sager
Spectrum 012 22 Matt Campbell
Spectrum 014 27 Sam Power
62 Mathew Hart
Evans Motorsport Group Mygale SJ10A 12 Liam Sager
Mygale SJ10A 48 Jake Fouracre
Mygale SJ06A 88 Greg Holloway
CAMS Rising Stars
Minda Motorsport
Mygale SJ11A 14 Macauley Jones
Mygale SJ12A 49 Jack Le Brocq
Mygale SJ11A 96 David Sera
Super Charge Batteries Spectrum 011b 17 Luke Fraser
Crabtrees Real Estate Mygale SJ07A 20 Gavin Dumas
Richter Racing Spectrum 011b 21 Dylan Richter
Team BRM Mygale SJ12A 30 Tom Goess
Mygale SJ09A 32 Jon Mills
Mygale SJ11A 41 Simon Hodge
Mygale SJ12A
State Fleet Services Spectrum 011c 36 Matthew Roesler
BF Racing Mygale SJ11A 94 Jordan Lloyd

All cars were fitted with a 1600cc Ford Duratec engine, as required by the regulations.[2]

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over an eight round series with three races per round.[3] All races were held in Australia.

Round Circuit Date Round winner Car
1 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit[4] 15–18 March Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
2 Symmons Plains Raceway 30 March–1 April Garry Jacobsen Mygale SJ12A
3 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 18–20 May Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
4 Townsville Street Circuit 6–8 July Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
5 Queensland Raceway 3–5 August Mathew Hart Spectrum 014
6 Sandown Raceway 14–16 September Garry Jacobsen Mygale SJ12A
7 Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst 4–7 October Jack Le Brocq Mygale SJ12A
8 Winton Motor Raceway 16–18 November Anton De Pasquale Mygale SJ08A

Points system[edit]

Championship points were awarded on a 20–16–14–12–10–8–6–4–2–1 basis to the top ten classified finishers in each race.[1] An additional point was awarded to the driver gaining pole position for the first race at each round.[1]

Results[edit]

Pos.[3] Driver [3] MEL 1 MEL 2 MEL 3 SYM 1 SYM 2 SYM 3 PHI 1 PHI 2 PHI 3 TOW 1 TOW 2 TOW 3 QLD 1 QLD 2 QLD 3 SAN 1 SAN 2 SAN 3 BAT 1 BAT 2 BAT 3 WIN 1 WIN 2 WIN 3 Pen. [3] Points [3]
1 Jack Le Brocq 1 2 1 4 4 5 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 1 2 1 1 1 4 2 2 406
2 Mathew Hart 2 1 5 2 2 2 1 5 2 7 Ret 2 1 1 1 2 4 Ret 2 7 2 2 4 4 330
3 Garry Jacobson 3 3 2 1 1 4 2 4 3 Ret DNS DNS 4 3 2 1 2 1 DNS DNS DNS 239
4 Shae Davies DNS Ret Ret 3 3 1 5 2 5 Ret Ret 5 3 4 4 4 3 3 DNS DNS DNS 5 5 5 202
5 Macauley Jones 7 Ret 12 10 Ret 8 4 6 4 3 5 Ret Ret 5 5 8 6 5 9 5 4 3 3 3 173
6 Sam Power Ret 5 4 7 Ret 7 9 7 Ret 4 2 4 Ret 6 6 9 7 7 3 2 5 9 8 6 -5 159
7 Anton De Pasquale 7 9 8 5 Ret Ret 5 8 4 5 3 3 1 1 1 157
8 Simon Hodge 6 7 8 9 Ret DNS 10 8 6 2 3 3 9 7 8 7 10 11 8 Ret 9 Ret 10 Ret -10 91
9 Jonathan Venter 4 4 3 5 4 8 4 11 7 82
10 Liam Sager 8 Ret 6 6 6 3 10 4 6 −5 58
11 Rhett Noonan 11 Ret 9 8 7 9 6 11 10 Ret 6 Ret 8 Ret 9 11 9 9 12 10 11 7 7 8 −5 53
12 Matt Campbell 6 7 6 6 Ret 12 6 9 10 41
13 Tom Goess Ret 8 11 5 5 6 32
14 Scott Andrews 9 6 7 8 3 7 −10 30
15 Trent Harrison 6 5 6 26
16 Luke Marquis 6 6 7 22
= David Sera Ret 10 9 10 12 7 10 11 8 11 6 8 −5 22
18 Jordan Lloyd 7 9 10 7 8 Ret 18
19 Jake Fouracre 5 9 13 12
20 Greg Holloway Ret 11 14 DNS 8 7 10
21 Hamish Hardeman 12 Ret 10 8 12 11 5
21 Jayden Wallis 10 9 9 5
23 Dylan Richter 10 10 Ret 11 10 Ret 14 14 13 2
24 Ash Quiddington Ret Ret 10 Ret 8 11 11 11 10 −5 −1
Gavin Dumas Ret 12 15 0
Jon Mills 12 Ret 16 0
Luke Fraser Ret 11 13 0
Sam Breen 13 12 12 0
William Hall DNS 13 13 13 12 12 0
Matthew Roesler 15 13 14 0
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)

Note: The driver who attained pole position for race one of the round is indicated by bold font applied to his race one result.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations As archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 13 December 2012
  2. ^ Specification of Automobiles - Formula Ford As archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 14 December 2012
  3. ^ a b c d e 2012 Australian Formula Ford Championship Pointscore (24 poinstcorers only) Archived at and retrieved from www.webcitation.org on 14 December 2012
  4. ^ "Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit 18/03/2012 2012 Formula 1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix". National Software. 18 March 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2012. 

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