2008 Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series
The Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series was an Australian touring car series held for V8 Supercars. It was the inaugural running of the V8 Touring Car National Series, a third-tier series for V8 Supercars. The season began on 17 May 2008 at the Mallala Motor Sport Park and finished on 30 November at Sandown Raceway. The season consisted of four rounds, held across three different states.
The series was won by Chris Smerdon who was the only driver to finish all twelve races, but also won eight races. He finished 130 points ahead of Steve Ingwersen who was the only other driver to attend all four rounds.
Teams and driversEdit
The following teams and drivers have competed during the 2008 Shannons V8 Touring Car National Series.
|Peter McNiven||13||Peter McNiven||Holden VT Commodore|
|Steve Ingwersen Painting||15||Steve Ingwersen||Holden VS Commodore|
|Image Racing||18||Leigh Moran||Ford EL Falcon|
|50||Mark Sheppard||Ford AU Falcon|
|JCV Automotive Katoomba||26||John Vergotis||Ford AU Falcon|
|Challenge Motorsport||39||Chris Smerdon||Ford AU Falcon|
|Warrin Mining||62||Adam Wallis||Holden VX Commodore|
|Power Plus 98||98||Darren Formosa||Holden VX Commodore|
|1||17–18 May||Mallala Motor Sport Park||Mallala, South Australia||Adam Wallis|
|2||12–13 July||Eastern Creek Raceway||Sydney, New South Wales||Chris Smerdon|
|3||9–10 August||Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit||Phillip Island, Victoria||Chris Smerdon|
|4||29–30 November||Sandown Raceway||Melbourne, Victoria||Chris Smerdon|
Results and standingsEdit
The season consisted of four rounds held across three different states. Each round consisted of three races.
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- "Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 10/08/2008 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships 2008 - Round 6". National Software. 10 August 2008. Archived from the original on 7 March 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2008.
- "Oran Park - Sydney 18/06/2000 2000 Konica V8 Lites Series - Round 3". National Software. 18 June 2000. Archived from the original on 27 May 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.