2019 Supercars Championship

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2019 Supercars Championship
Drivers' champion:
Scott McLaughlin
Teams' champions:
DJR Team Penske
Manufacturers' champions:
Ford
Previous: 2018 Next: 2020
Support series:
Super2 Series
Super3 Series
SuperUtes Series
Scott McLaughlin (photographed in 2013) successfully defended his championship title.
DJR Team Penske won the 2019 teams' championship.

The 2019 Supercars Championship (known for commercial reasons as the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship)[1] was a motor racing series Supercars Championship. It was the twenty-first running of the Supercars Championship and the twenty-third series in which Supercars have contested the Australian Touring Car Championship, the premier title in Australian motorsport. The 2019 championship also included the running of the 1,000th Australian Touring Car Championship race, which was contested at the Melbourne 400.[2]

Scott McLaughlin started the season as the defending driver's champion. McLaughlin successfully defended his championship title,[3] and in doing so, he broke Craig Lowndes' 1996 record for the most wins in a championship year when he recorded his seventeenth win at Pukekohe Park.[4][a] His team, DJR Team Penske, won their second teams' championship. Ford secured the manufacturers' title at the Ipswich SuperSprint.[6]

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers competed in the 2019 championship.

Championship entries Enduro Cup entries
Manufacturer Model Entrant No. Driver name Rounds Co-driver name
Ford Ford Mustang GT Tickford Racing[b] 5 Australia Lee Holdsworth All Australia Thomas Randle
6 Australia Cameron Waters All Australia Michael Caruso[7]
55 Australia Chaz Mostert All Australia James Moffat[8]
DJR Team Penske 12[c] New Zealand Fabian Coulthard All Australia Tony D'Alberto[9]
17 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin All France Alexandre Prémat[9]
23Red Racing[d] 23 Australia Will Davison All Australia Alex Davison[10]
Holden Holden ZB Commodore Walkinshaw Andretti United 2[e] Australia Scott Pye All Australia Warren Luff[11]
22 Australia James Courtney All Australia Jack Perkins[11]
Brad Jones Racing 8 Australia Nick Percat All Australia Tim Blanchard[12]
14 Australia Tim Slade All Australia Ashley Walsh[13]
Erebus Motorsport 9 Australia David Reynolds All Australia Luke Youlden[14]
99 Australia Anton de Pasquale All Australia Will Brown[14]
Charlie Schwerkolt Racing 18 Australia Mark Winterbottom All New Zealand Steven Richards[15]
Tekno Autosports 19 Australia Jack Le Brocq All Australia Jonathon Webb[16]
Tim Blanchard Racing[f] 21 Australia Macauley Jones All Australia Dean Canto[17]
Garry Rogers Motorsport 33 New Zealand Richie Stanaway[g] 1–6, 10–15 New Zealand Chris Pither[18]
New Zealand Chris Pither[g] 6–7, 13 Australia Dylan O'Keeffe[19]
Australia Michael Caruso 8–9 N/A
34 Australia James Golding All Australia Richard Muscat[18]
Matt Stone Racing 35 Australia Todd Hazelwood All Australia Jack Smith[20]
Triple Eight Race Engineering 88[h] Australia Jamie Whincup All Australia Craig Lowndes[21]
97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen All Australia Garth Tander[22]
Nissan Nissan Altima L33 Kelly Racing[i] 3 Australia Garry Jacobson All Australia Dean Fiore
7 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner All Australia Bryce Fullwood[23]
15[j] Australia Rick Kelly All Australia Dale Wood[24]
78 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro All Australia Alex Rullo
Wildcard entries
Ford Ford Mustang GT Tickford Racing 66 Australia Thomas Randle 10 N/A
Holden Holden ZB Commodore Brad Jones Racing 4 Australia Jack Smith 3, 6–7, 10 N/A
77 Australia Tim Blanchard 5 N/A
Walkinshaw Andretti United 27 N/A 12 United States Alexander Rossi
Canada James Hinchcliffe
Kostecki Brothers Racing 56 N/A 12–14 Australia Brodie Kostecki
Australia Jake Kostecki
Source:[25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33] Source:[31][34][35]

Manufacturer changes[edit]

Ford introduced the Mustang as a replacement for the FG X Falcon.

The sixth generation Ford Mustang, the Mustang GT, was homologated for the 2019 championship. The Mustang was a replacement for the FG X Falcon, which was used between 2015 and 2018.[36][37] Tickford Racing and DJR Team Penske oversaw the development of the car, with Ford Performance providing additional technical support.[38][39][40] Ford Australia provided financial support in developing the car, but no team was officially recognised as a factory team.[41] The homologation process required modifications to the bodywork to fit the series' control chassis, but the car continued to use the V8 engine used by the FG X Falcon.[42][43] The decision to return the Mustang to the series was made as Australia's domestic production of the Ford Falcon ceased in 2016.[44] The Mustang's return marked the first time since 1990 that a Mustang has contested the premier class of Australian motorsport.[45] The car completed the homologation process in December 2018 and was subsequently approved for competition by the Supercars Commission.[46]

Nissan withdrew its factory support from the championship at the end of 2018 as the company elected to change its global motorsport strategy and focus on its Formula E entry. Kelly Racing—who raced under the Nissan Motorsport name between 2013 and 2018—continued to compete with the Altima L33 chassis under licence from the company.[47][48] Nissan's decision to withdraw from the championship followed the Altima being withdrawn from sale in Australia in 2017.[49]

Team changes[edit]

The number of entries was reduced from twenty-six to twenty-four with both Tickford Racing and Triple Eight Race Engineering returned a Racing Entitlement Contract (REC) to the sport's management.[50][51][52] 23Red Racing formed a partnership with Tickford Racing saw it become a satellite team of Tickford.[53] Matt Stone Racing upgraded from a VF Commodore to a ZB Commodore and are receiving technical support from Triple Eight Race Engineering.[54]

Driver changes[edit]

Michael Caruso left Kelly Racing, joining Tickford Racing as an endurance co-driver. Caruso's seat was filled by Garry Jacobson, who made his full time début in the championship with the team.[7][55]

Craig Lowndes and Tim Blanchard retired from full-time competition at the end of the 2018 championship.[56] Both returned as endurance co-drivers with Triple Eight Race Engineering and Brad Jones Racing respectively.[8][57][58] Blanchard's seat at Tim Blanchard Racing was filled by Macauley Jones.[59] Jones made his full time début in the championship, after having previously entered as a wildcard at selected events in 2017 and 2018.

Mark Winterbottom and Richie Stanaway left Tickford Racing.[60] Winterbottom moved to Charlie Schwerkolt Racing, replacing Lee Holdsworth.[61][62] Holdsworth took Winterbottom's place at Tickford Racing,[63] while Stanaway moved to Garry Rogers Motorsport to replace Garth Tander.[27] Tander stepped down from full-time competition, joining Triple Eight Race Engineering as an endurance co-driver.[22]

Mid-season changes[edit]

Richie Stanaway was withdrawn halfway through the Winton SuperSprint and missed the next three rounds, due to a neck injury. He was replaced for the remainder of the round, and the following Darwin Triple Crown by Chris Pither, who had already been nominated as Stanaway's partner for the endurance races.[64] Michael Caruso stepped in for the Townsville 400 and Ipswich SuperSprint, returning to the team for the first time since 2012.[32] Stanaway was stood down halfway through the Gold Coast 600, due to disciplinary reasons. Chris Pither became the main driver for the Sunday race while Super2 and TCR Australia driver Dylan O'Keeffe made his debut with the team.

Calendar[edit]

The calendar was reduced to fifteen rounds in 2019, with the following events scheduled to take place:

Round Event Circuit Location Dates
1 Adelaide 500 South Australia Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 2–3 March
2 Melbourne 400 Victoria (Australia) Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit Melbourne, Victoria 15–17 March
3 Tasmania SuperSprint Tasmania Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 6–7 April
4 Phillip Island SuperSprint Victoria (Australia) Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 13–14 April
5 Perth SuperNight Western Australia Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway Neerabup, Western Australia 3–4 May
6 Winton SuperSprint Victoria (Australia) Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 25–26 May
7 Darwin Triple Crown Northern Territory Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory 15–16 June
8 Townsville 400 Queensland Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 6–7 July
9 Ipswich SuperSprint Queensland Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 27–28 July
10 The Bend SuperSprint South Australia The Bend Motorsport Park Tailem Bend, South Australia 24–25 August
11 Auckland SuperSprint New Zealand Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe, Auckland Region 14–15 September
12 Bathurst 1000 New South Wales Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 13 October
13 Gold Coast 600 Queensland Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland 26–27 October
14 Sandown 500 Victoria (Australia) Sandown Raceway Springvale, Victoria 9–10 November
15 Newcastle 500 New South Wales Newcastle Street Circuit Newcastle, New South Wales 23–24 November
Source:[65]

Calendar changes[edit]

The 2019 calendar underwent a radical revision compared to the 2018 calendar. The Sydney SuperNight 300 was removed from the calendar entirely and was replaced by a new night race at Barbagallo Raceway. The change was made with the long-term view to running the Sydney round in January 2020 as part of a proposed move to a "summer series" format that would see the championship run primarily in the summer months.[65]

The Sandown 500 moved to a late-season slot in November, becoming the final round of the Pirtek Enduro Cup, to avoid clashing with the AFL and NRL finals series. The Auckland SuperSprint was brought forward to September, making the Sandown 500 the penultimate round of the championship.[65] Changes to the Formula One calendar meant that the Australian Grand Prix was run earlier in the year than it was in 2018, and thus the Supercars support races was also moved forward. The Adelaide 500 was subsequently brought forward to remain the opening round of the season.

Format changes[edit]

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit event format reverted to a SuperSprint format after two years of two 250 kilometre races known as the Phillip Island 500.[66]

Rule changes[edit]

Technical regulations[edit]

As a cost reduction measure, the use of twin-spring dampers were banned with teams required to use linear spring dampers.[67] A new specification of transaxle developed by Xtrac was introduced.[68]

Sporting regulations[edit]

If a car was released from the pit bay before the fuel rig was decoupled from the car, the car had to be re-raised on its pneumatic jacks and the fuel rig removed before the driver can rejoin the race.[69]

Results and standings[edit]

Season summary[edit]

Round Event Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 1 Adelaide 500 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
2 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
2 3 Melbourne 400 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
4 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
5 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Chaz Mostert Australia Chaz Mostert Tickford Racing
6 Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
3 7 Tasmania SuperSprint Australia Mark Winterbottom Australia James Courtney New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
8 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia Mark Winterbottom New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
4 9 Phillip Island SuperSprint New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
10 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske
5 11 Perth SuperNight New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia James Courtney New Zealand Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Report
12 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
6 13 Winton SuperSprint Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
14 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
7 15 Darwin Triple Crown New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
16 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Cameron Waters New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
8 17 Townsville 400 Australia David Reynolds New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
18 Australia Cameron Waters New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
9 19 Ipswich SuperSprint New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Chaz Mostert Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
20 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
10 21 The Bend SuperSprint Australia Chaz Mostert Australia David Reynolds New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
22 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Australia Cameron Waters New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
11 23 Auckland SuperSprint New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia Jamie Whincup New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
24 Australia Jamie Whincup Australia Jamie Whincup New Zealand Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
12 25 Bathurst 1000 Australia Chaz Mostert[k] Australia Chaz Mostert New Zealand Scott McLaughlin
France Alexandre Prémat
DJR Team Penske Report
13 26 Gold Coast 600 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
27 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia James Courtney New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen
Australia Garth Tander
Triple Eight Race Engineering
14 28 Sandown 500 France Alexandre Prémat[l] Australia Bryce Fullwood Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
29 Australia Craig Lowndes[l] Australia Cameron Waters Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
30 Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Craig Lowndes
New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering
15 31 Newcastle 500 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Australia James Courtney New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
32 Australia Jamie Whincup Australia James Courtney Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering

Points system[edit]

Points were awarded for each race at an event, to the driver or drivers of a car that completed at least 75% of the race distance and was running at the completion of the race. At least 50% of the planned race distance must be completed for the result to be valid and championship points awarded.

Points 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
Standard 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
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
Sandown 250 230 215 200 185 170 160 150 140 130 120 115 110 105 100 95 90 85 80 75 70 65 60 55 50 45
Melbourne (long) 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
Melbourne (short) 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
  • Standard: Used for all SuperSprint and street races, including the Gold Coast 600.
  • Bathurst: Used for the Bathurst 1000.
  • Sandown: Used for the Sandown 500.
  • Melbourne (long): Used for Race 1 and 3 of the Melbourne 400.
  • Melbourne (short): Used for Race 2 and 4 of the Melbourne 400, and the qualifying races for the Sandown 500.

Drivers' championship[edit]

Pos. Driver No. ADE
South Australia
MEL
Victoria (Australia)
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
BEN
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
NEW
New South Wales
Pen. Points
1 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin 17 1 1 1 1 DNS 1 1 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 4 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 DNS 5 9 2 4 0 3872
2 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen 97 3 3 Ret 10 21 22 3 1 6 7 5 5 5 7 8 10 4 1 5 2 6 6 1 2 2 2 1 Ret 17 1 7 0 3310
3 Australia Jamie Whincup 88 2 7 8 4 2 3 25 5 Ret 12 4 2 6 3 5 5 2 Ret 1 4 11 5 6 16 4 1 2 1 1 8 1 0 3208
4 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard 12 6 20 2 5 5 15 2 2 2 1 1 4 15 2 7 3 5 2 10 18 12 10 7 12 21 9 11 6 4 3 2 0 3058
5 Australia Chaz Mostert 55 5 15 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 5 3 Ret 2 10 2 6 3 5 3 3 2 3 24 3 15 DNS DNS 9 2 11 6 0 2879
6 Australia David Reynolds 9 8 9 10 7 4 8 6 3 4 11 10 6 3 4 3 2 6 20 9 21 7 13 3 24 5 22 3 3 Ret 4 16 0 2694
7 Australia Cameron Waters 6 22 2 3 3 DNS 4 11 11 Ret 6 8 3 11 6 4 4 21 3 6 6 9 8 2 14 20 4 5 14 21 5 8 0 2588
8 Australia Will Davison 23 4 8 4 6 10 5 19 14 10 4 6 8 12 Ret 12 9 7 21 2 5 Ret 2 9 13 10 7 7 4 6 15 13 0 2495
9 Australia Nick Percat 8 7 5 14 15 8 10 8 7 9 10 7 10 7 9 13 15 8 19 8 9 8 4 12 4 14 14 10 18 11 14 9 0 2445
10 Australia Lee Holdsworth 5 21 11 9 12 12 9 13 9 15 14 9 9 22 5 6 7 10 8 7 14 13 9 5 15 9 6 6 7 3 12 23 0 2428
11 Australia James Courtney 22 10 12 7 9 7 16 5 13 22 24 25 16 4 13 9 14 13 13 11 12 10 15 17 17 3 12 9 10 7 7 11 0 2275
12 Australia Scott Pye 2 Ret 17 13 14 6 11 12 8 8 15 16 Ret 10 8 10 19 20 15 21 16 15 16 13 6 7 5 4 23 5 6 5 0 2193
13 Australia Mark Winterbottom 18 9 6 12 11 13 6 4 6 21 17 18 15 9 22 17 12 9 Ret 15 10 4 23 22 8 6 12 19 15 12 10 14 0 2092
14 Australia Anton de Pasquale 99 16 14 11 13 11 12 9 23 12 3 13 7 18 17 11 8 11 4 14 11 3 7 15 20 Ret 11 8 13 10 23 Ret 0 2015
15 Australia Tim Slade 14 17 4 6 8 3 7 7 12 17 9 11 11 13 12 Ret 18 16 12 Ret 17 14 12 11 18 Ret 8 17 20 13 9 3 0 1940
16 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner 7 13 13 15 18 9 14 18 17 3 13 17 23 8 11 16 11 12 18 12 7 5 20 8 19 Ret Ret 21 2 8 21 12 0 1875
17 Australia Rick Kelly 15 11 24 22 16 16 19 17 15 7 8 15 20 14 Ret 21 16 17 6 16 8 23 11 19 11 8 10 14 17 22 13 19 0 1820
18 Australia Todd Hazelwood 35 12 10 23 17 14 13 14 18 11 16 23 14 19 15 18 13 14 16 19 13 Ret 14 14 5 Ret 20 20 11 20 18 10 0 1609
19 Switzerland Simona de Silvestro 78 15 16 18 19 17 21 21 21 16 18 12 12 23 23 19 20 19 10 18 19 Ret 22 16 7 13 21 22 12 15 19 18 0 1564
20 Australia James Golding 34 14 19 16 23 18 18 15 16 13 22 14 13 17 19 Ret 17 15 7 13 15 18 18 23 10 11 16 Ret 16 Ret 22 20 0 1521
21 Australia Macauley Jones 21 DNS 23 19 22 20 Ret 20 20 18 21 24 17 16 16 22 22 18 17 Ret 22 19 21 20 22 16 17 15 21 18 17 21 0 1314
22 Australia Jack Le Brocq 19 20 21 20 20 15 23 22 22 20 20 20 22 20 20 Ret 21 23 14 22 23 21 25 21 23 17 13 13 24 19 Ret 17 0 1277
23 Australia Garry Jacobson 3 19 22 21 24 19 17 24 Ret 19 19 19 19 21 18 14 24 24 Ret 20 Ret 20 19 18 21 19 15 12 22 Ret 20 22 0 1176
24 New Zealand Richie Stanaway 33 18 18 17 21 DSQ 20 16 19 14 23 22 21 25 WD 16 24 10 9 12 23 WD 19 14 16 15 0 1146
25 Australia Craig Lowndes 88 4 1 2 1 1 0 828
26 Australia Thomas Randle 66/5 17 17 9 6 6 5 3 0 732
27 Australia Garth Tander 97 2 2 1 3 17 0 697
28 Australia Michael Caruso 33/6 22 9 17 20 20 4 5 8 21 0 643
29 Australia Warren Luff 2 7 5 4 11 5 0 632
30 France Alexandre Prémat 17 1 3 DNS 6 9 0 603
31 Australia Jack Perkins 22 3 12 9 18 7 0 588
32 Australia Alex Davison 23 10 7 7 10 6 0 544
33 New Zealand Chris Pither 33 14 15 23 12 23 18 17 14 0 507
34 Australia Tim Blanchard 77/8 21 18 14 14 10 16 11 0 499
35 Australia Tony D'Alberto 12 21 9 11 13 4 0 462
36 Australia Jack Smith 4/35 23 24 24 21 20 25 22 26 Ret 20 20 24 20 0 461
37 New Zealand Steven Richards 18 6 19 19 12 12 0 438
38 Australia Luke Youlden 9 5 22 3 7 Ret 0 422
39 Australia Dale Wood 15 8 10 14 14 22 0 407
40 Australia James Moffat 55 15 DNS DNS Ret 2 0 350
41 Australia Will Brown 99 Ret 11 8 2 10 0 338
42 Australia Jonathon Webb 19 17 13 13 20 19 0 335
43 Australia Alex Rullo 78 13 21 22 19 15 0 329
44 Australia Dean Canto 21 16 17 15 22 18 0 326
45 Australia Ashley Walsh 14 Ret 8 17 23 13 0 266
46 Australia Dean Fiore 3 19 15 12 15 Ret 0 245
47 Australia Brodie Kostecki 56 Ret 18 16 8 16 0 233
48 Australia Bryce Fullwood 7 Ret Ret 21 4 8 0 232
49 Australia Richard Muscat 34 11 16 Ret 9 Ret 0 229
50 Australia Jake Kostecki 56 Ret 18 16 21 16 0 217
51 Canada James Hinchcliffe 27 18 0 102
52 United States Alexander Rossi 27 18 0 102
53 Australia Dylan O'Keeffe 33 18 0 51
Pos. Driver No. ADE
South Australia
MEL
Victoria (Australia)
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
BEN
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
NEW
New South Wales
Pen. Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formatting Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap

  Results count toward the Enduro Cup.

Teams' championship[edit]

Pos. Team No. ADE
South Australia
MEL
Victoria (Australia)
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
BEN
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
NEW
New South Wales
Pen. Points
1 DJR Team Penske 12 6 20 2 5 5 15 2 2 2 1 1 4 15 2 7 3 5 2 10 18 12 10 7 12 21 9 11 4 3 2 360 6626
17 1 1 1 1 DNS 1 1 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 4 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 DNS 9 2 4
2 Triple Eight Race Engineering 88 2 7 8 4 2 3 25 5 Ret 12 4 2 6 3 5 5 2 Ret 1 4 11 5 6 16 4 1 2 1 8 1 140 6471
97 3 3 Ret 10 21 22 3 1 6 7 5 5 5 7 8 10 4 1 5 2 6 6 1 2 2 2 1 17 1 7
3 Tickford Racing 5 21 11 9 12 12 9 13 9 15 14 9 9 22 5 6 7 10 8 7 14 13 9 5 15 9 6 6 3 12 23 50 5294
55 5 15 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 5 3 Ret 2 10 2 6 3 5 3 3 2 3 24 3 15 DNS DNS 2 11 6
4 Tickford Racing / 23Red Racing 6 22 2 3 3 DNS 4 11 11 Ret 6 8 3 11 6 4 4 21 3 6 6 9 8 2 14 20 4 5 21 5 8 80 5059
23 4 8 4 6 10 5 19 14 10 4 6 8 12 Ret 12 9 7 21 2 5 Ret 2 9 13 10 7 7 6 15 13
5 Erebus Motorsport 9 8 9 10 7 4 8 6 3 4 11 10 6 3 4 3 2 6 20 9 21 7 13 3 24 5 22 3 Ret 4 16 30 4757
99 16 14 11 13 11 12 9 23 12 3 13 7 18 17 11 8 11 4 14 11 3 7 15 20 Ret 11 8 10 23 Ret
6 Walkinshaw Andretti United 2 Ret 17 13 14 6 11 12 8 8 15 16 Ret 10 8 10 19 20 15 21 16 15 16 13 6 7 5 4 5 6 5 60 4449
22 10 12 7 9 7 16 5 13 22 24 25 16 4 13 9 14 13 13 11 12 10 15 17 17 3 12 9 7 7 11
7 Brad Jones Racing 8 7 5 14 15 8 10 8 7 9 10 7 10 7 9 13 15 8 19 8 9 8 4 12 4 14 14 10 11 14 9 0 4416
14 17 4 6 8 3 7 7 12 17 9 11 11 13 12 Ret 18 16 12 Ret 17 14 12 11 18 Ret 8 17 13 9 3
8 Kelly Racing 7 13 13 15 18 9 14 18 17 3 13 17 23 8 11 16 11 12 18 12 7 5 20 8 19 Ret Ret 21 8 21 12 50 3706
15 11 24 22 16 16 19 17 15 7 8 15 20 14 Ret 21 16 17 6 16 8 23 11 19 11 8 10 14 22 13 19
9 Garry Rogers Motorsport 33 18 18 17 21 DSQ 20 16 19 14 23 22 21 25 14 15 23 22 9 17 20 16 24 10 9 12 23 18 14 16 15 0 3145
34 14 19 16 23 18 18 15 16 13 22 14 13 17 19 Ret 17 15 7 13 15 18 18 23 10 11 16 Ret Ret 22 20
10 Kelly Racing 3 19 22 21 24 19 17 24 Ret 19 19 19 19 21 18 14 24 24 Ret 20 Ret 20 19 18 21 19 15 12 Ret 20 22 30 2746
78 15 16 18 19 17 21 21 21 16 18 12 12 23 23 19 20 19 10 18 19 Ret 22 16 7 13 21 22 15 19 18
11 Charlie Schwerkolt Racingdouble-dagger 18 9 6 12 11 13 6 4 6 21 17 18 15 9 22 17 12 9 Ret 15 10 4 23 22 8 6 19 19 12 10 14 60 2055
12 Matt Stone Racingdouble-dagger 35 12 10 23 17 14 13 14 18 11 16 23 14 19 15 18 13 14 16 19 13 Ret 14 14 5 Ret 20 20 20 18 10 60 1560
13 Tim Blanchard Racingdouble-dagger 21 DNS 23 19 22 20 Ret 20 20 18 21 24 17 16 16 22 22 18 17 Ret 22 19 21 20 22 16 17 15 18 17 21 0 1327
14 Tekno Autosportsdouble-dagger 19 20 21 20 20 15 23 22 22 20 20 20 22 20 20 Ret 21 23 14 22 23 21 25 21 23 17 13 13 19 Ret 17 30 1262
Pos. Team No. ADE
South Australia
MEL
Victoria (Australia)
SYM
Tasmania
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
BAR
Western Australia
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
HID
Northern Territory
TOW
Queensland
QLD
Queensland
BEN
South Australia
PUK
New Zealand
BAT
New South Wales
SUR
Queensland
SAN
Victoria (Australia)
NEW
New South Wales
Pen. Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formatting Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap

double-dagger – Denotes single-car team
  Results count toward the Enduro Cup.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ McLaughlin also broke Mark Donohue's record for the most wins in a championship year by a Team Penske driver.[5]
  2. ^ For points-scoring purposes, Tickford Racing was divided into two teams: one made up of car #5 and car #55, and a single-car entry for car #6.
  3. ^ Fabian Coulthard raced as number 333 at the Townsville 400.
  4. ^ 23Red Racing was a satellite team of Tickford Racing; 23Red Racing owned the Racing Entitlement Contract for car #23, while Tickford Racing ran the car and oversees trackside activities on its behalf.
  5. ^ Scott Pye raced as number 200 at the Phillip Island SuperSprint.
  6. ^ Tim Blanchard Racing was a satellite team of Brad Jones Racing; Tim Blanchard Racing owned the Racing Entitlement Contract for car #21, while Brad Jones Racing ran the car and oversees trackside activities on its behalf.
  7. ^ a b Richie Stanaway was entered into Round 6 and contested Race 13, but was withdrawn from Race 14. Chris Pither was entered into Race 14 in his place. The same situation occurred at Round 13, with the switch taking place between Races 26 and 27.
  8. ^ Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes raced as number 888 for the Enduro Cup.
  9. ^ For points-scoring purposes, Kelly Racing was divided into two teams: one made up of car #3 and car #78, and another consisting of car #7 and car #15.
  10. ^ Rick Kelly raced as number 100 at the Townsville 400.
  11. ^ Scott McLaughlin qualified on pole, but was later stripped of the result when his engine was found to have breached the technical regulations. Chaz Mostert was recognised as the pole-sitter in his place.[70]
  12. ^ a b Pole position for the Sandown qualifying races is not recognised as an official pole position and does not count towards the driver's career statistics.

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