2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship

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2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title for drivers of Formula Ford racing cars.[1] It was the 44 national series for Formula Fords to be held in Australia and the 21 to carry the Australian Formula Ford Championship name. CAMS filled the role of Category Manager for the championship.[1] The championship was contested over a seven round series which began on 5 April at the Symmons Plains International Raceway and ended on 8 December at the Homebush Street Circuit.[1] It was won by Anton De Pasquale, driving a Mygale SJ13a.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers contested the 2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship. Each car was powered by a 1600cc Ford Duratec engine, as mandated by the category regulations.[2] All drivers were Australian-registered.

Team Chassis No Driver
Sonic Motor Racing Services Mygale SJ13a 2 Anton De Pasquale
Mygale SJ12a 3 Simon Hodge
Mygale SJ10a 4 Luke Maquis
Mygale SJ12a 7 Christian Morina
Anglo Motorsport Mygale SJ10a 6 Jonathan Venter
Hamish Hardeman Motorsport Mygale SJ10a 10 Hamish Hardeman
Minda Motorsport
CAMS Rising Stars
Mygale SJ12a 12 Jayden Wallis
Mygale SJ13a 14 Macauley Jones
Mygale SJ11a 91 Sam Breen
Mygale SJ11a 98 Liam Sager
Borland Racing Developments Spectrum 011c 15 Tom Grech
Spectrum 014 31 James Golding
Synergy Motorsport Spectrum 012 19 Ash Quiddington
Spectrum 014 22 Matt Campbell
Spectrum 014 27 Sam Power
Spectrum 011b 74 Trent Grubel
Spectrum 014 88 Greg Holloway
Ellery Motorsport Enterprises Spectrum 012 24 Nick Ellen
RMS Performance Engineering Spectrum 012 33 Callan Sayers
Evans Motorsport Group Mygale SJ11a 34 Chelsea Angelo
Mygale SJ13a 49 Thomas Randle[3]
Mygale SJ10a 97 Liam McAdam
WKTS Racing Spectrum 011c 81 Wade Scott
Quadrant Creative Spectrum 011b 87 Tim Hamilton
BF Racing Mygale SJ11a 94 Jordan Lloyd

Calendar[edit]

The championship was contested over a seven round series.[1]

Round Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Driver Winning Team Round Winner
1 Symmons Plains Raceway 5–7 April Anton De Pasquale Matt Campbell Sam Power Synergy Motorsport Anton De Pasquale
Simon Hodge Ash Quiddington Synergy Motorsport
Ash Quiddington Sam Power Synergy Motorsport
Macauley Jones Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services
2 Townsville Street Circuit 5–7 July Liam Sager Luke Marquis Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport Macauley Jones
Macauley Jones Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport
Luke Marquis Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport
3 Queensland Raceway 27–28 July Macauley Jones Liam Sager Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport Macauley Jones
Macauley Jones Liam Sager Minda Motorsport
Liam Sager Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport
4 {Winton Motor Raceway 23–25 August Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services Anton De Pasquale
Macauley Jones Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services
Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services
5 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit 25–27 October Sam Power Anton De Pasquale Liam Sager Minda Motorsport Liam Sager
Liam Sager Liam Sager Minda Motorsport
Liam Sager Liam Sager Minda Motorsport
6 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 23–24 November Hamish Hardeman Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services Anton De Pasquale
Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services
Anton De Pasquale Anton De Pasquale Sonic Motor Racing Services
7 Homebush Street Circuit 6–8 December Liam Sager Liam Sager Liam Sager Minda Motorsport Macauley Jones
Anton De Pasquale Liam Sager Minda Motorsport
Liam Sager Macauley Jones Minda Motorsport

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 achieving the fastest lap in qualifying at each round of the championship.[1]

The results for each round of the Series were determined by the number of points scored by each driver at that round.[1] The driver gaining the highest points total over the seven rounds was declared the winner of the Championship.[1]

Results[edit]

Pos. Driver[4] SYM TOW QLD WIN SUR PHI SYD Pen.[4] Points[4]
1 Anton De Pasquale 2 2 2 1 5 2 5 3 3 Ret 1 1 1 3 3 2 1 1 1 2 Ret 2 −5 326
2 Liam Sager 6 Ret 6 5 2 Ret 3 2 2 1 3 Ret 6 1 1 1 2 6 5 1 1 Ret 266
3 Sam Power 1 Ret 1 2 3 6 Ret Ret 6 5 5 3 2 2 2 3 5 3 2 3 3 3 265
4 Macauley Jones 10 3 5 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 Ret 6 Ret 6 3 Ret 9 4 2 1 −5 261
5 Simon Hodge 9 5 4 4 4 Ret 7 5 8 4 11 6 5 7 Ret 9 4 5 8 6 4 Ret 152
6 Jordan Lloyd 5 4 7 Ret 7 5 4 Ret 4 6 7 5 3 5 5 Ret 8 10 10 DNS DNS DNS 132
7 Thomas Randle 8 3 6 4 5 2 6 12 10 8 Ret 7 6 4 6 11 6 4 131
8 Luke Marquis 4 6 Ret Ret 6 4 2 8 15 8 Ret 10 11 4 4 4 Ret 7 4 Ret 9 5 −5 128
9 Matt Campbell 7 7 8 6 9 9 10 13 12 9 9 7 Ret 12 9 Ret 7 11 12 5 5 13 67
10 James Golding 4 4 4 9 2 3 −5 63
11 Ash Quiddington 3 1 3 7 10 7 Ret 11 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 10 8 −5 62
12 Jayden Wallis 13 8 10 8 12 11 11 6 7 7 8 15 9 10 7 5 11 13 13 8 8 10 −10 51
13 Chelsea Angelo 10 14 7 9 6 Ret Ret 12 14 7 7 6 37
14 Hamish Hardeman 13 9 8 12 8 7 16
15 Sam Breen 11 10 9 9 11 8 8 8 13 10 12 8 Ret −5 16
16 Wade Scott 10 11 Ret 11 8 8 9
17 Jonathan Venter 8 9 11 Ret 13 10 9 9
18 Nicholas Rowe 9 12 7 8
19 Liam McAdam 9 9 12 15 Ret 13 13 10 10 13 15 16 6
20 Tom Grech 14 11 12 10 9 11 3
21 Jake Spencer 10 11 9 3
Callan Sayers 12 11 12 Ret 0
Trent Grubel Ret 11 Ret 13 13 12 0
Greg Holloway 12 14 11 0
Jacob Parsons 12 Ret 11 0
Tim Hamilton DNS 12 11 0
Nick Ellen 16 13 14 0
Caitlin Wood Ret 14 14 0
Christian Morina Ret 14 15 0
Pos. Driver[4] SYM TOW QLD WIN SUR PHI SYD Pen.[4] Points[4]
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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Confederation of Australian Motor Sport. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Specification of Automobiles" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Formula Ford Australia. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Randle to make AFFC debut in Townsville". Evans Motorsport. Evans Motorsport Group. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "2013 Australian Formula Ford Championship — Final Pointscore" (PDF). Australian Formula Ford Championship. Formula Ford Australia. Retrieved 11 December 2013.