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The 2007 Biante Touring Car Masters was an Australian motor racing series for automobiles that were visual period replicas of models that competed in Australian Touring Car racing prior to 31 December 1973.[1] Eligible cars were required to comply with Group 3D Sports Sedan regulations and with the additional provisions of the 2007 Touring Car Masters Technical Regulations.[1]

The series, which was the inaugural Touring Car Masters, was won by Steve Mason driving a Chevrolet Camaro.[2] Class B was won by Mick Wilson driving a Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T.[2]

ScheduleEdit

 
Steve Mason won the inaugural Touring Car Masters driving a Chevrolet Camaro

The series was contested over eight rounds [2] with each round comprising three races: [3]

Round [2] Circuit [2] Dates [3] Winning driver [2] Car [2] [3]
1 Adelaide Parklands Circuit 1-4 March Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro
2 Barbagallo Raceway, Wanneroo 24-25 March Eddie Abelnica Ford Mustang
3 Eastern Creek International Raceway 9-10 June Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro
4 Eastern Creek International Raceway 1-2 September Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro
5 Sandown International Motor Raceway 14-16 September Jim Richards Chevrolet Camaro
6 Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst 4-7 October Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro
7 Symmons Plains International Raceway 16-18 November Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
8 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 30 November - 2 December Jim Richards Chevrolet Camaro

Series standingsEdit

Pos. [2] Driver [2] Car [3] Class [2] Points [2]
1 Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro A 1627
2 Eddie Abelnica Ford Mustang A 1481
3 Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
Ford XY Falcon GT
A 1865
4 Mick Wilson Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T B 1364
5 Alastair MacLean Chevrolet Camaro
Holden Torana GTR XU-1
A 1331
6 Drew Marget Ford Mustang A 1294
7 Brad Tilley Ford XY Falcon GTHO A 1204
8 Rory O'Neill Porsche 911 RS B 1149
9 Les Walmsley Ford XY Falcon GTHO A 1049
10 Stephen Hoinville Ford Falcon GTHO
Ford Mustang
Ford Escort RS1600
B 958
11 Tony Hunter Holden HQ Monaro
Chevrolet Camaro
A & B 898
12 Jim Richards Chevrolet Camaro A 743
13 Garry Treloar Chevrolet Camaro A 732
14 Peter McLean Holden HT Monaro A 650
15 Trevor Talbot Holden LJ Torana GTR XU-1 B 537
16 Richard Fairlam Holden HQ B 492
17 Graeme Alexander Holden HQ Monaro A 456
18 Gary Baxter Ford XY Falcon GT A 395
19 Greg East Holden HQ Kingswood B 390
20 Greg Toepfer Holden Torana GTR XU-1 B 381
21 Chris Wilson Holden LJ Torana GTR XU-1 B 378
22 Chris Stillwell Ford Mustang
Ford Escort RS1600
B 358
23 Bill Meeke Ford XY Falcon GT A 318
24 Gary O'Brien Holden HQ B 291
25 Cameron Mason Datsun 1600 B 274
26 Lance Stannard Ford XY Falcon GTHO A 254
27 Rod Wilson Ford XY Falcon GTHO A 238
28 John Mann Ford Mustang B 227
29 Graham Stewart Holden LJ Torana GTR XU-1 B 183
30 Darrin Davies Ford XY Falcon GT A 179
31 Cameron Tilley Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T B 137
32 Elton Treloar Chrysler VH Valiant Charger R/T B 129
33 Mark Forge Porsche 911 B 125
34 Ray Challis Ford XY Falcon GT A 115
35 Mike Erwin Ford XY Falcon GT A 107

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 2007 Touring Car Masters Technical Regulations, cams.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Grant Rowley, Role Models - Biante Touring Car Masters, The Annual - Australian Motorsport, Number 3/2007, pages 88-90
  3. ^ a b c d Natsoft Race Results > Circuit Racing > 2007 Retrieved 27 April 2007