2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship

2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship
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The 2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship was an Australian motor racing competition open to Formula Ford racing cars.[1] The championship was managed by the Formula Ford Association Inc. and was promoted as the 2004 Ford Racing Australian Formula Ford Championship.[1] It is recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) as the 12th Australian Formula Ford Championship.[2]

The championship was won by David Reynolds driving a Van Diemen RF04.[3]

CalendarEdit

The championship was contested over an eight round series with three races per round.[1]

Round [1] Circuit [1] [4] State Date [1] Round winner [3] Car [4]
1 Wakefield Park Raceway New South Wales 20-22 February Bryce Washington Van Diemen RF04
2 Eastern Creek International Raceway New South Wales 2-4 April James Small Van Diemen RF04
3 Barbagallo Raceway Western Australia 11-13 June Dean Fiore Van Diemen RF04
4 Queensland Raceway Queensland 2-4 July Steve Owen Spectrum 010
5 Winton Motor Raceway Victoria 23-25 July Jason Liefting Spectrum 09B
6 Oran Park Motorsport Circuit New South Wales 13-15 August Tim Macrow Spectrum 010
7 Mallala Motor Sport Park South Australia 20-22 August Steve Owen Spectrum 010
8 Sandown International Motor Raceway Victoria 10-12 September David Reynolds Van Diemen RF04

Points systemEdit

Championship points were awarded on a 20-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis to the top ten finishers at each race.[1] An additional point was awarded to the driver achieving pole position for the first race at each round.[1]

StandingsEdit

Position [3] Driver [3] No. [3] Car [3] Entrant [4] R1 [3] R2 [3] R3 [3] R4 [3] R5 [3] R6 [3] R7 [3] R8 [3] Total [3]
1 David Reynolds 6 Van Diemen RF04 Sonic Motorsport 24 22 38 44 10 52 48 49 287
2 Tim Macrow 25 Spectrum 010 Bosch Batteries 32 28 40 36 12 57 40 40 285
3 Steve Owen 26 Spectrum 010 Bosch Batteries - 22 - 61 40 30 54 40 247
4 Brett Francis 2 Van Diemen RF03 VIP Petfoods / BF Racing 40 40 42 34 8 24 8 34 230
5 James Small 5 Van Diemen RF04 Sonic Motorsport 23 53 4 6 23 4 27 30 170
6 Dean Fiore 18 Van Diemen RF04 Landscape Developments / Fleetcare 10 14 60 32 26 7 18 - 167
7 Bryce Washington 3 Van Diemen RF04 ADRAD / Sonic Motorsport 45 2 17 26 8 10 20 - 128
8 Jason Liefting 77 Spectrum 09
Spectrum 09B [4]
Project Sports 14 5 24 12 46 - 15 6 122
9 Michael Trimble 5 Van Diemen RF04 Sonic Motorsport 10 34 4 6 23 - 7 24 108
10 David Sieders 23 Stealth Van Diemen RF94 Sime Tyres 16 2 - 14 15 14 16 12 89
11 Andrew Thompson 62 Spectrum 010 Latitude Development Group 14 24 - 3 8 6 - 18 73
12 Anthony Preston 8 Van Diemen RF01 Pettaras Press Racing - 18 - - - 38 - - 56
13 Shane Price 39 Spectrum 09 Arrow Karts - - - - 18 - 18 10 46
14 Shannon O'Brien 79 Van Diemen RF03 Shannon O'Brien 6 - 6 1 14 - 9 2 38
15 Clayton Pyne 10 Van Diemen RF01 Maxim Constructions - 6 - - - 24 - 6 36
16 Mark McNally 74 Spectrum 010 Nomad Racing 17 - 1 2 5 - - - 25
17 Joel Spychala 11 Stealth Van Diemen RF94 Mid Coast Ford - 9 - - - 12 - - 21
18 Glenn Welch 17 Mygale SJ98 S&D Welch Removals 17 - - - - - - - 17
Mark Douglas 16 Van Diemen RF01 HSE Mining / North City Holden - - 17 - - - - - 17
20 Todd Fiore 40 Stealth Van Diemen RF93 Fastlane Racing - - 16 - - - - - 16
21 James Davison 44 Van Diemen RF95 Alex Davison - - - - 12 - - - 12
22 Cade Southall 28 Van Diemen RF01 Collex / Davies Craig 6 1 - - - - - 4 11
23 Nathan Caratti 32 Van Diemen RF04 Fastlane Racing - - 4 - - - - 2 6
Aaron Caratti 22 Stealth Van Diemen RF92 Aaron Caratti - - 4 - - - - 2 6
25 Ian Moncrieff 45 Van Diemen RF01 Brisbane Bullets / VIP Petfoods - - - - 4 - - - 4
26 Dominic Kennedy 27 Van Diemen RF01 Minda Motorsport - - - - 3 - - - 3
27 Paul Fiore 30 Stealth Van Diemen RF94 Landscape Developments / Fleetcare - - 2 - - - - - 2
Daniel Pappas 9 Stealth Van Diemen RF93 QLD Group - - - 2 - - - - 2
29 Tim Slade 24 Van Diemen RF01 Ben Fitzgerald 1 - - - - - - - 1
William Hall 55 Spectrum 06 Net Velocity - - 1 - - - - - 1
Tristan Hughes 37 Stealth Van Diemen RF93 Tony Lemessurier - - - 1 - - - - 1
Brett Hobson 50 Spectrum 09c CAMS Driver Development Program - - - - - 1 - - 1
Robert Storey 16 Van Diemen RF92 Fuchs Lubricants / Transtar Express - - - - - 1 - - 1
Troy Woolston 9 Mygale SJ01 James Small Racing - - - - - - - 1 1

All competing cars were required to comply with Formula Ford regulations as defined by CAMS.[1] These regulations specified the mandatory use of a Ford 1600cc crossflow engine.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "2004 Australian Formula Ford Championship Sporting Regulations, www.cams.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-06-23. Retrieved 2005-06-23.
  2. ^ Australian Titles, 2006 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-5
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "2004 Ford Racing Australian Formula Ford Championship - Final Pointscore, www.formulaford.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org". Archived from the original on 2004-10-13. Retrieved 2004-10-13.
  4. ^ a b c d Natsoft Race Results, racing.natsoft.com.au > Circuit Racing > 2004 Retrieved 3 April 2019
  5. ^ Formula Ford, 2004 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 7-34

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