2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series
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Stone Brothers Racing
The 2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series was a motor racing series for V8 Supercars. The series, which was the seventh V8 Supercar Championship Series, began on 22 March 2003 in Adelaide and ended on 30 November at Eastern Creek Raceway after 13 rounds. It ended with the awarding of the 44th Australian Touring Car Championship title by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport to Tasmanian driver Marcos Ambrose. It was the first time a Stone Brothers Racing driver had won the championship and marked the first title win by a Ford driver since Glenn Seton in 1997, ending a five-year run by Holden Racing Team drivers.
Teams and driversEdit
The following drivers and teams competed in the 2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series. The series consisted of eleven rounds of sprint racing and two rounds (the Sandown 500 and the Bathurst 1000) of endurance racing with each car piloted by two drivers.
* = Drove in Sandown 500 only
** = Drove in Bathurst 1000 only
Results and StandingsEdit
The 2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series consisted of 13 rounds which included eleven sprint rounds of one, two or three races and two longer distance endurance races requiring two drivers per car.
Drivers were required to drop the points earned at their worst round from their total, regardless of how many rounds were entered. Drivers who only entered one round lost all their points.
Bold - Pole position
- Official V8 Supercar site
- 2003 Racing Results Archive
- Images from the 2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series Retrieved from www.motorsport.com on 27 September 2009