1990 Australian Endurance Championship

1990 Australian Endurance Championship
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The 1990 Australian Endurance Championship was the seventh running of the Australian Endurance Championship. It began on 9 September 1990 at Sandown Raceway and ended on 3 November at the Eastern Creek Raceway after three rounds. The championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Group 3A Touring Cars.[1]

Teams and driversEdit

Win Percy & Allan Grice won the Bathurst round of the championship in a Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV

The following drivers and teams competed in the 1990 Australian Endurance Championship. The series consisted of three rounds of with one race per round.

Team Manufacturer Car model No Driver
Nissan Motorsport Australia Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R 1   Jim Richards
  Mark Skaife
Alf Grant Racing Nissan Skyline HR31 GTS-R 2   Alf Grant
  Tim Grant
Search for a Champion Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 3   Rick Bates
  Peter Gazzard
Lansvale Racing Team Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 4   Trevor Ashby
  Steve Reed
Mobil 1 Racing Ford Sierra RS500 05   Peter Brock
  David Parsons
  Andrew Miedecke
  Andy Rouse
6   Peter Brock
  Charlie O'Brien
  Andrew Miedecke
  David Parsons
Holden Racing Team Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 7   Brad Jones
  Neil Crompton
16   Win Percy
  Allan Grice
  Neil Crompton
Caltex CXT Racing Ford Sierra RS500 8   Colin Bond
  Graeme Crosby
19   Ken Mathews
  John Mathews
Allan Moffat Enterprises Ford Sierra RS500 9   Klaus Niedzwiedz
  Gregg Hansford
  Pierre Dieudonné
10   Klaus Niedzwiedz
  Frank Biela
  Pierre Dieudonné
Perkins Engineering Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 11   Larry Perkins
  Tomas Mezera
John Holmes Motorsport Ford Sierra RS500 12   Ray Lintott
  Garry Rush
  Terry Shiel
Bob Forbes Racing Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 13   Kevin Bartlett
  Russell Ingall
  Rohan Onslow
21   Mark Gibbs
  Rohan Onslow
Murray Carter Ford Sierra RS500 14   Murray Carter
  Matt Wacker
Toyota Team Australia Toyota Supra Turbo A 15   John Smith
  Drew Price
  Peter McKay
  Mark Poole
Corolla FX-GT 70   Peter McKay
  Paul Stokell
  John Faulkner
  Mike Dowson
71   John Faulkner
  Neal Bates
  John Smith
Dick Johnson Racing Ford Sierra RS500 17   Dick Johnson
  John Bowe
18   Jeff Allam
  Paul Radisich
  John Bowe
Bob Jones Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 19   Bob Jones
  Heather Spurle
Benson & Hedges Racing Ford Sierra RS500 20   Alan Jones
  Denny Hulme
  Gary Brabham
  David Brabham
25   Tony Longhurst
  Mark McLaughlin
  Alan Jones
Lusty Engineering Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 22   Graham Lusty
  Peter Janson
42   John Lusty
  Bernie Stack
Chris Lambden Nissan Skyline HR31 GTS-R 23   Chris Lambden
  Greg Crick
  Des Wall
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 26   Garry Rogers
  Graham Moore
  Paul Fordham
Terry Finnigan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 27   Terry Finnigan
  Geoff Leeds
Playscape Racing Ford Sierra RS500 28   Kevin Waldock
  Mike Preston
  Andrew Bagnall
38   Andrew Bagnall
  Robbie Francevic
Wayne Douglass Racing Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 29   Wayne Park
  John English
Glenn Seton Racing Ford Sierra RS500 30   George Fury
  Drew Price
  David Sears
35   Glenn Seton
  George Fury
  Drew Price
  Colin Bond
Laurie Donaher Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 32   Laurie Donaher
  Mark Ducquet
Pro-Duct Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 33   Bob Pearson
  Bruce Stewart
Ray Gulson BMW 635 CSi 34   Ray Gulson
  Graham Gulson
Ian Carrig BMW 635CSi 36   Ian Clark
  Ian Carrig
  Peter Hudson
Brian Callaghan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 37   Brian Callaghan
  Barry Graham
Commodore VL SS Group A 43   Brian Callaghan Jr
  John Gerwald
  Jason Bargwanna
Everlast Battery Services Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 39   Bill O'Brien
  Brian Sampson
Mark Petch Raicng Ford Sierra RS500 40   Gianfranco Brancatelli
  Robb Gravett
Mulvihill Motorsport Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 41   Tony Mulvihill
  Glenn McIntyre
  Dave Barrow
Paul Trevathan Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 44   Paul Trevathan
  Andrew McDowell
Lester Smerdon Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 45   Lester Smerdon
  Graham Jonsson
Garry Willmington Performance Toyota Supra Turbo 46   Garry Willmington
  Bryan Thomson
  John Bourke
Phil Ward Racing Mercedes-Benz 190E 51   Phil Ward
  John Goss
M3 Motorsport BMW M3 52   Peter Doulman
  John Cotter
Mike Twigden BMW 323i 53   Mike Twigden
  Brian Bolwell
  David Pullen
Bryce Racing BMW M3 54   Brett Riley
  Craig Baird
David Sala Toyota Corolla 72   David Sala
  Richard Vorst
Bob Holden Motors Toyota Sprinter AE86 73   Bob Holden
  Mike Conway
Corolla 74   Phil Alexander
  Keith McCulloch
75   Dennis Rogers
  Llynden Reithmuller
  Garry Rogers
Peter Verheyen Toyota Sprinter AE86 76   Peter Verheyen
  Ron Searle
  Russell Becker
  John Vernon
Speedtech Motorsport Toyota Sprinter AE86 78   Geoff Full
  David Ratcliff
Daryl Hendrick Holden Commodore VL SS Group A SV 86   Daryl Hendrick
  Joe Sommariva

Results and StandingsEdit

Race CalendarEdit

The 1990 Australian Endurance Championship consisted of three rounds.

Rd. Race Title Circuit City / State Date Winner(s) Car Team Report
1 Sandown 500 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 9 September   Glenn Seton
  George Fury
Ford Sierra RS500 Glenn Seton Racing Report
2 Tooheys 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 30 September   Win Percy
  Allan Grice
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV Holden Racing Team Report
3 Nissan Sydney 500 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 10 November   Larry Perkins
  Tomas Mezera
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A SV Perkins Engineering Report

Drivers ChampionshipEdit

Points were awarded 20–15–12–10–8–6–4–3–2–1 based on the top ten race positions.[2]

Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Pts
1 Glenn Seton 1st Ret 2nd 35
2 Larry Perkins Ret 3rd 1st 32
2 Tomas Mezera Ret 3rd 1st 32
2 Peter Brock 4th 4th 3rd 32
5 George Fury 1st Ret 5th 28
6 Kevin Waldock 3rd 6th 7th 22
6 Andrew Miedecke 4th 11th 3rd 22
8 Win Percy Ret 1st 20
8 Allan Grice 1st 20
10 Mike Preston 3rd 6th 18
11 Charlie O'Brien 2nd 11th 10th 16
11 Drew Price 5th Ret 5th 16
13 Jeff Allam Ret 2nd 15
13 Paul Radisich Ret 2nd 15
13 Colin Bond Ret 2nd 15
16 David Parsons 4th 11th 10th 11
17 Andy Rouse 4th 10
17 Gary Brabham 4th 10
17 David Brabham 4th 10
20 John Smith 5th Ret 19th 8
20 Neil Crompton Ret 5th 8
20 Brad Jones 5th 8
20 Andrew Bagnall Ret 7th 7th 8
24 Garry Willington 6th 20th Ret 6
24 Bryan Thomson 6th 20th 6
24 Tony Longhurst Ret 6th 6
24 Alan Jones Ret 6th 6
28 Paul Trevathan 7th 23rd 4
28 Andrew McDowell 7th 23rd 4
28 Robbie Francevic Ret 7th 4
28 Chris Lambden 9th 9th Ret 4
28 Greg Crick 9th 9th 4
33 Bob Pearson 15th 8th 3
33 Bruce Stewart 15th 8th 3
33 Geoff Full 8th 22nd 21st 3
33 David Ratcliff 8th 22nd 21st 3
33 Bill O'Brien 8th 3
33 Brian Sampson 8th 3
39 Trevor Ashby Ret 9th 2
39 Steve Reed Ret 9th 2
41 Bob Jones 10th 26th 1
41 Heather Spurle 10th 26th 1
41 Klaus Niedzwiedz Ret 10th 1
41 Frank Biela 10th 1
41 Pierre Dieudonné 10th 1
Pos Driver Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 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)


  1. ^ CAMS Online Manual of Motor Sport
  2. ^ Clarke, Andrew (December 1990). "Worker's Compensation". Racing Car News. Chevron Publishing Group: 44–48.

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