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The 1996 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was the 23rd season of the formula race car Atlantic Championship. It was contested over 12 races between March 3 and September 7, 1995. The Player's Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Patrick Carpentier. All teams had to utilize Toyota engines. In C2-class 23 different drivers competed, but none of them for the whole season.

1996 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
Player's Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races12
Start dateMarch 3rd
End dateSeptember 7th
Awards
Drivers' championCanada Patrick Carpentier
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Contents

CalendarEdit

Race No Track St/Prov Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Homestead Florida March 3, 1996 50 2.25302=112.651 km 0'40:51.71 165.413 km/h Tony Ave Lee Bentham Lee Bentham Lee Bentham
2 Long Beach California April 12, 1996 38 2.558787=97.233906 km 0'39:22.510 148.165 km/h Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Case Montgomery Jeret Schroeder
3 Nazareth Pennsylvania April 27, 1996 60 1.5223978=91.343868 km 0'31:32.191 173.787 km/h Patrick Carpentier Stuart Crow Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin June 2, 1996 70 1.6607976=116.255832 km 0'34:32.196 201.970 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Paul Jasper Anthony Lazzaro Patrick Carpentier
5 Montréal Québéc June 15, 1996 27 4.4207471=119.3601717 km 0'44:55.555 159.409 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
6 Toronto Ontario July 13, 1996 39 2.8709912=111.9686568 km 1'00:24.901 111.199 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Case Montgomery
7 Trois-Rivières Québéc August 3, 1996 30 2.4236058=72.708174 km 0'34:14.401 127.409 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
8 Trois-Rivières Québéc August 4, 1996 40 2.4236058=96.944232 km 0'44:56.527 129.425 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
9 Lexington Ohio August 10, 1996 30 3.620925=108.62775 km 0'42:30.775 153.310 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Jeret Schroeder
10 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin August 18, 1996 17 6.4372=109.4324 km 0'36:01.501 182.261 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Chuck West
11 Vancouver British Columbia August 31, 1996 38 2.7406379=104.1442402 km 0'49:04.866 127.313 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier
12 Monterey California September 7, 1996 28 3.6016134=100.8451752 km 0'44:29.641 135.989 km/h Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier Patrick Carpentier

Note:

Race 1 was held on a combination track; cars used the esses off the backstretch for safety reasons.

Final points standingsEdit

DriverEdit

Main championshipEdit

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 16 for runner-up, 14 for third place, 12 for fourth place, 11 for fifth place, winding down to 1 point for 15th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the pole winner (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point). C2-class drivers were also able to score points in the main class.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points                        
1 Patrick Carpentier   Canada Lynx Racing Ralt 239 14 16 21 12 22 22 22 22 22 22 22 22
2 Lee Bentham   Canada P-1 Racing Ralt 149 18 10 14 14 14 - 14 12 12 14 16 11
3 Paul Jasper   United States BDJS Ralt 132 6 12 9 12 12 14 16 16 - 12 14 9
4 Case Montgomery   United States Dells Racing Ralt 129 9 22 10 16 - 16 - 11 14 9 6 16
5 Jeret Schroeder   United States Lynx Racing Ralt 77 12 4 - 10 16 - - - 16 - 5 14
6 Anthony Lazzaro   United States BG Performance Motorsport Ralt 75 - 6 11 21 - - - 5 10 6 12 4
7 Alexandre Tagliani   Canada P-1 Racing Ralt 70 5 9 2 8 - 2 6 14 9 11 4 -
8 Eric Lang   United States D&L Racing Ralt 60 - - - 9 9 12 3 - 6 10 3 8
9 Michael David   United States PDR Enterprises Ralt 58 8 11 5 6 5 6 - 6 4 5 2 -
10 Stan Wattles   United States Metro Racing Ralt 52 - - - 5 8 11 12 9 7 - - -
11 Robert Sollenskog   Sweden BRS Motorsports Ralt 51 7 1 - 3 - 10 7 10 - 7 - 6
12 Chuck West   United States World Speed Motorsports Ralt 48 - 14 - - - - - - 8 16 - 10
13 Cam Binder   Canada Binder Racing Ralt 42 - - 8 - 6 9 - - 5 4 10 -
14 Charles Nearburg   United States NRC Ralt 41 - 8 - - 10 - - - 11 - - 12
15 Tony Ave   United States Olsson Engineering Ralt 31 20 - - - 11 - - - - - - -
16 Christian Vandal   Canada RDS Motorsports Ralt 29 10 - 12 7 - - - - - - - -
17 Frank Allers   Canada Johnston Engineering Reynard 25 - 5 - - - 7 - - - - 11 2
18 Stuart Crow   United States BDJS Ralt 24 - 7 17 - - - - - - - - -
19 Mike Shank   United States Shank Racing Swift 20 - - 6 - 4 - 1 8 1 - - -
20 Martin Roy   Canada ? Raven 17 - - - - - - 10 7 - - - -
21 Russ Bond   Canada Team Sauce Reynard 17 1 - - - 2 5 - - - - 9 -
22 Sergei Szortyka   United States J&J Racing Ralt 17 3 - 4 - 7 3 - - - - - -
23 Chris Smith   United States Intercar Motorsports Ralt 15 - - - - - - 11 4 - - - -
24 Ted Sahley   United States Weld Motorsports Reynard 15 2 - - 1 - - 8 2 2 - - -
25 Dave Cutler   United States Dells Racing Ralt 15 4 - 3 4 3 1 - - - - - -
26 Mike Agnifilo   United States AER Enterprises Swift 13 - - - - - - 9 4 - - - -
27 Bill Auberlen   United States BDJS Ralt 11 11 - - - - - - - - - - -
28 Mike Sauce   United States Team Sauce Reynard 11 - - - - - - 4 - - - 7 -
29 Joe Sposato   United States Sposato Motor Racing Ralt 11 - 3 - - - - - - 3 - - 5
30 Thane Sellers   United States Team Sauce Reynard 10 - - - - - 8 2 - - - - -
31 David Pook   United States Phillips Motorsports Ralt 8 - - - - - - - - - 8 - -
32 Bernie Schuchmann   Canada Schuchmann Motorsports Swift 8 - - 7 - 1 - - - - - - -
33 Jim Ward   United States Oppliger Motorsports Ralt 8 - - - - - - - - - - 8 -
34 Steve O'Hara   United States Oppliger Motorsports Ralt 7 - - - - - - - - - - - 7
35 Jimmy Pugliese   United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 5 - - - - - 5 - - - - - -
36 Scott Wood   United States Phillips Motorsports Ralt 4 - - - - - 4 - - - - - -
37 Leandro Larrosa   Argentina Team Sauce Reynard 3 - - - - - - - - - 3 - -
Zak Brown   United States Intercar Motorsports Ralt 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 3
39 Bobby Scolo   United States RMS Racing Ralt 2 - 2 - - - - - - - - - -
40 Joe Vantreese   United States intercar Ralt 2 - - - 2 - - - - - - - -
41 Brian French   United States ? Ralt 2 - - - - - - - - - 2 - -
42 Bob Siska   United States R.J.S. Motorsports Ralt 2 - - - - - - - 1 - 1 - -
43 Adam McMutrie   United States ? Swift 1 - - 1 - - - - - - - - -
Bob McGregor   Canada McGregor Racing Reynard 1 - - - - - - - - - - 1 -
Mike Palumbo   United States Palumbo Motorsports Ralt 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1

C2-Class championshipEdit

Points system see above.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points                        
1 Mike Shank   United States Shank Racing Swift 135 9 - 16 11 21 14 10 21 17 16 - -
2 Mike Sauce   United States Team Sauce Reynard 109 11 7 10 14 7 11 12 11 - - 14 12
3 Jimmy Pugliese   United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 107 14 - 11 11 10 - 14 12 14 - 11 10
4 Ted Sahley   United States Weld Motorsports Reynard 106 21 - - 21 12 - 16 15 21 - - -
5 Russ Bond   Canada Team Sauce Reynard 95 16 10 12 - 16 14 - 9 - - 18 -
6 Frank Allers   Canada Johnston Engineering Reynard 89 - 22 - - - 9 16 - - - 20 22
7 Bernie Schuchmann   Canada Schuchmann Motorsports Swift 66 10 8 22 12 14 - - - - - - -
8 David Brien   United States This Side Up Racing Reynard 52 - 14 - 16 11 - - - - - - 11
9 Thane Sellers   United States Team Sauce Reynard 47 - - - - 6 20 11 10 - - - -
10 Mike Agnifilo   United States AER Enterprises Swift 42 - - - - 4 - 22 16 - - - -
11 Paul Raleigh   United States ? Swift 25 - - - - - - - - - 16 9 -
12 Dan Vosloo   United States ? Reynard 24 12 12 - - - - - - - - - -
13 Buddy Brundo   United States Hammerhead Racing Swift 23 - 9 - - - - - - - - - 14
14 Brian Dunkel   United States ? Swift 22 - - - - - - - - - 12 10 -
15 Leandro Larrosa   Argentina Team Sauce Reynard 20 - - - - - - - - - 20 - -
16 Rick Ferguson   United States ? Swift 16 - 16 - - - - - - - - - -
Steve Hall   United States ? Reynard 16 - - - - - - - - - - - 16
18 Adam McMutrie   United States ? Swift 14 - - 14 - 11 - - - - - - -
19 Bob McGregor   Canada McGregor Racing Reynard 12 - - - - - - - - - - 12 -
20 John Brooks   United States Port-A-Pool Racing Swift 11 - 11 - - - - - - - - - -
Brian Battaglia   United States ? Swift 11 - - - - - - - - - 11 - -
22 Ron Caldwell   United States Pugliese Motorsports Swift 9 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 John McCaig   Canada Binder Racing Swift 8 - - - - 8 - - - - - - -

Note:

No more competitors in C2-class.

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