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1996 Swedish Touring Car Championship

1996 Swedish Touring Car Championship
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The 1996 Swedish Touring Car Championship season was the inaugural season of the championship. It was decided in twelve races over five race weekends held at five different circuits.

Jan Nilsson was the first championship winner of the STCC.

Teams and DriversEdit

Race calendar and winnersEdit

Drivers ChampionshipEdit

Points were awarded to the top ten drivers in a race as follows: 20, 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 3, 2, 1.
5 points were awarded to any driver who took part in qualifying.
Results in Race 1 decide the Race 2 grid.
Only a driver's best seven results, prior to the final meeting, were valid for the championship - total points scored are shown in brackets.
The final meeting of the year saw double points awarded.

Pos. Driver MAN KAR FAL KNU KIN Pts
1   Jan Nilsson 1 1 1 1 9 1 5 9 1 169 (179)
2   Thomas Johansson Ret 3 4 3 1 2 2 4 3 143 (153)
3   Mikael Dahlgren 5 6 Ret 5 2 3 1 3 4 132 (138)
4   Jan Brunstedt 3 4 6 2 Ret Ret 3 6 2 122
5   Eric Persson 4 8 3 7 3 4 Ret 2 Ret 103 (106)
6   Hasse Berglund Ret DNS DSQ Ret 8 Ret DNS 1 5 84
7   Georg Bakajev Ret 9 8 4 4 DSQ DSQ 5 6 73
8   Elisabeth Nilsson Ret 5 2 Ret 7 Ret 4 Ret 7 70
9   Thomas Nyström 7 10 5 8 6 37
10   Jonas Lundberg 6 7 7 9 Ret Ret DNS 36
11   Nigel Smith 2 2 DNS 35
12   Ulf Palm 8 12 9 Ret Ret 10 9 27
13   Anders Svensson Ret 11 Ret 7 Ret 23
14   Håken Malmborg Ret 8 8 22
15   Bengt Winqvist 6 5 19
16   Torbjörn Sällfors 5 6 19
17   Anders Larsson DNS Ret Ret Ret DNS 15
18   Andreas Boström DNS Ret Ret Ret 10
19   Thomas Hall Ret 10 6
20   Torbjörn Holmstedt Ret 11 5
Pos. Driver MAN KAR FAL KNU KIN 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)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

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