Simon Kane

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Simon Kane
Nationality Australian
Born (1967-10-09) 9 October 1967 (age 49)
Previous series
1988
1989-92
1991
1993
Australian Formula Ford
Formula Holden
International Formula 3000
Indonesian Grand Prix
Championship titles
1990 Australian Drivers' Championship
Last updated on: 29 Nov 2011.

Simon Kane (born 9 October 1967 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian former race car driver, but now works as a sound technician in television.

Career[edit]

Kane started in Formula Fords in the late 1980s and proceeded to the new Formula Holden series in 1989. In 1990 he won the Australian Drivers' Championship and consequently CAMS Gold Star. From there he had a disappointing International Formula 3000 season in 1991 for Italian team Motor Racing Di-Wheels, failing to qualify for the two events he entered at Hockenheim in Germany and Brands Hatch in England (rounds 6 & 7).

He then returned to Australia and spasmodically entered Australian Drivers' Championship rounds in coming years, including a top five result at the one-off 1993 Indonesian Grand Prix. He now races some club events in a Porsche 911.

Career Results[edit]

Season Series Position Car Team
1988 Motorcraft Formula Ford Driver to Europe Series 12th Van Diemen - Ford Clive Kane Photography
1989 Australian Drivers' Championship 5th Ralt RT21 - Holden Clive Kane Photography
1990 Australian Drivers' Championship 1st Ralt RT21 - Holden Clive Kane Photography
1991 Australian Drivers' Championship 5th Ralt RT21 - Holden Clive Kane Photography
International Formula 3000 NC Leyton House 90B Cosworth M.R. Diwheel
1992 Australian Drivers' Championship 10th Ralt RT21 - Holden Clive Kane Photography
1993 Indonesian Grand Prix 4th Ralt RT21 - Holden Clive Kane Photography
2003 Australian Drivers' Championship NC Reynard 92D - Holden Fremder Automotive
2006 Victorian Sports Car Championship 32nd Porsche 993 RSCS The Guild

Complete International Formula 3000 results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DC Points
1991 Motor Racing Di-Wheels VAL PAU JER MUG PER HOC
DNQ
BRH
DNQ
SPA BUG NOG NC 0

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Rohan Onslow
Winner of the Australian Drivers' Championship
1990
Succeeded by
Mark Skaife