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The 2009 Biante Touring Car Masters was an Australian motor racing series [1] for pre-1974 Touring Cars.[2] It was the third annual Touring Car Masters series.

Group 1 was won by Gavin Bullas driving a Ford Mustang and Group 2 by Trevor Talbot driving a Holden LJ Torana GTR XU-1.

ScheduleEdit

 
Gavin Bullas won Group 1 driving a Ford Mustang (pictured in 2011)
 
Brad Tilley placed second in Group 1 driving a Ford XY Falcon GT (pictured in 2011)
 
Jim Richards placed fourth in Group 1 driving a Ford Falcon Sprint (pictured in 2010)

The series was contested over seven rounds.[1]

Round Circuit [1] [3] Date [3] Round winner [1] Car [3]
1 Adelaide Parklands Circuit 1-4 March Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
2 Winton Motor Raceway 1-3 May Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
3 Hidden Valley Raceway 19-21 June Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
4 Queensland Raceway, Ipswich 21-23 August Jim Richards Ford Falcon Sprint
5 Eastern Creek International Raceway 5-6 September Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang
6 Mount Panorama, Bathurst 8-11 October Jim Richards Ford Falcon Sprint
7 Sandown International Motor Raceway 7-8 November Gavin Bullas Ford Mustang

Series standingsEdit

Group 1
Position [4] Driver [4] Car [3] Ade [4] Win [4] Hid [4] Que [4] Eas [4] Bat [4] San [4] Total [4]
1 Gavin Bullas Ford Boss Mustang 180 168 180 164 168 153 168 1181
2 Brad Tilley Ford XY Falcon GT 82 104 164 138 156 164 142 950
3 John Bowe Chevrolet Camaro SS &
Holden HQ Monaro
108 165 147 168 153 135 - 876
4 Jim Richards Ford Falcon Sprint 52 - 135 172 155 168 161 843
5 Drew Marget Ford Mustang 129 147 97 135 - 132 164 804
6 Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro SS 160 97 48 102 145 129 78 759
7 Rod Wilson Ford XY Falcon GTHO 135 90 117 105 - 90 66 603
8 Tony Edwards Holden HQ Monaro 36 129 90 132 42 - 148 577
9 Graham Alexander Holden HQ Monaro 0 - 105 114 108 93 111 531
10 Tony Hunter Holden HQ Monaro 123 - - 87 123 60 78 471
11 Michael Acheson Chrysler Valiant Charger E55 - 63 66 66 111 75 66 447
12 Bob Middleton Chevrolet Camaro SS 60 69 111 81 57 45 0 423
13 Alastair MacLean Chevrolet Camaro SS 45 120 0 - - 134 - 299
14 Nigel Benson Holden HQ Monaro 99 30 - 65 102 - - 296
15 Steve Makarios Ford XY Falcon GTHO 102 96 30 - - - 0 228
16 Matt O'Brien Holden HQ Monaro - - - 45 0 105 - 150
17 Garry Treloar Chevrolet Camaro SS - - - 18 - - 108 126
18 Ross Donnelley Ford Boss Mustang - 99 - - - - - 99
19 Mike Erwin Ford XY Falcon GT 66 - - - - - - 66
20 Brett Youlden Ford XY Falcon GTHO - 48 - - - - - 48
21 Cameron Tilley Ford XY Falcon GT - - 0 - - - - 0
Group 2
Position [4] Driver [4] Car [3] Ade [4] Win [4] Hid [4] Que [4] Eas [4] Bat [4] San [4] Total [4]
1 Trevor Talbot Holden LJ Torana GTR XU-1 156 156 148 - 160 160 148 928
2 Rory O'Neill Porsche 911 RS 135 136 87 152 98 117 117 842
3 Greg Waddington Holden Monaro &
Holden HQ SS
153 - 104 112 100 153 168 790
4 John Nelson Porsche 911 RS 176 0 152 52 126 84 129 719
5 Bernie Stack Porsche 911 RS - 141 180 - 0 116 120 557
6 Graeme Cook Porsche 911 RS 112 160 33 176 0 - 0 481
7 Ian McAlister Ford Mustang - 129 75 - 123 39 105 471
8 Mick Wilson Chrysler Valiant Charger R/T 48 - 145 - 45 145 81 464
9 Cameron Tilley Chrysler Valiant Pacer - - - - 120 164 97 381
10 Cameron Mason Datsun 510 66 111 42 0 117 30 - 366
11 Phillip Showers Ford Escort RS1600 - 117 - 84 33 0 90 324
12 Greg Keene Porsche 911 RS - - 126 - 164 27 - 317
13 Mark Forgie Porsche 911 RS 114 - - 149 - - - 263
14 Greg East Holden HQ Monaro 72 172 - - - - - 244
15 Amanda Sparks Porsche 911 RS - 36 - 139 - - 33 208
16 Richard Fairlam Holden HQ Monaro 123 42 0 - 42 0 207
17 Tony Karanfilovski Alfa Romeo GTAm - 0 0 0 0 114 66 180
18 Chris Stillwell Ford Mustang - - - - - - 157 157
19 Garry Treloar Chrysler Valiant Charger R/T 39 - - - - - - 39
20 Mark Buik Porsche 911 RS - - - - - 0 - 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Rebecca Wyatt, Back-to-back for Bullas, The Annual - Australian Motorsports, Number 5 / 2009, pages 84 to 86
  2. ^ 2009 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, 3rd Category - Touring Cars, Group 3D - Touring Car Masters Technical Regulations
  3. ^ a b c d e Race Results, racing.natsoft.com.au Retrieved 21 October 2017
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t 2009 Standings, www.touringcarmasters.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org