2010 Australian V8 Ute Racing Series

2010 V8 Ute Racing Series
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The 2010 Auto One V8 Ute Racing Series was a motor racing series for Ford Falcon and Holden utilities (commonly known as "utes"), built and conforming to V8 Utes series regulations and those holding valid licences to compete as issued by series organisers Spherix and Australian V8 Ute Racing Pty. Ltd. The series formed the tenth running of a national series for V8 Utes in Australia. The series began on 17 March 2010 at the Adelaide Street Circuit and ended on 2 December at the Homebush Street Circuit after 8 rounds.

The series was won by Grant Johnson, driving a Holden VE SS Ute.

Teams and driversEdit

The following drivers competed in the 2010 V8 Utes series

Team Car Car# Driver
Hi-Tech Motorsport Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 1   Jack Elsegood
SEW Eurodrive Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 2   Noel Edge
Sage Automation Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 3   Gary Baxter
Kanga Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 4   Peter Burnitt
Madashell Motorsport Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 5   Steve McFadden
Denco/One Construction Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 6 Rohan Barry
JMG Maintenance Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 7   Jeremy Gray
Sieders Racing Team Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 8   David Sieders
Sieders Racing Team Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 9   Andrew Fisher
Variety Group Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 10 Brendon Tucker
Brock Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 11 James Brock
SG Changi Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 12 Ryo Orime
Wollongong Performance Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 13   Gary Carson
Chill Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 14   Brad Patton
Charlie O'Brien Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 15 Charlie O'Brien
Variety Group Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 16   Grant Ludbey
Brunswick Valley Coaches Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 17   Robert Jarvis
Samboy Chips Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 18   Scott Jennings
Samboy Chips Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 19 Tim Blanchard
Holden Heaven Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 20 Andrew Schultz
Revolution Roofing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 21 Allan Letcher
Thirsty Camel Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 22   Craig Dontas
Workhorse Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 23   Ben Kavich
Eagle Pro Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 24   Nandi Kiss
GBF Underground Mining Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 25   Paul Williams
West Coast Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 26   Rhys McNally
Bob Jane T-Marts Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 27   Kim Jane
Wilson Brothers Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 30 Graham Edwards
Brock Race Engineering Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 31 Lauren Gray
Chill Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 32 Kurt Wimmer
Cribbin Blencowe Estate Agents Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 33   Dennis Cribbin
Pedigree Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 34 Adam Bressington
iseek Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 37   Jason Gomersall
Williams Race Tech Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 41   Gary MacDonald
Ice Break Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 42 Chris Pither
ISRI Truck Seats Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 43   Steve Hodges
Grove Fruit Juice Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 44   Greg Willis
Hi-Tech Motorsport Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 47   Grant Johnson
Rick Gill Motorcycles Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 51 Rick Gill
Vittoria Coffee Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 55   George Elliott
Samboy Chips Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 56 "Randy Corners"
Harris Motorsport Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 58   Ryal Harris
Red Ass Mexican Ford BF Falcon XR8 66 Yanis Derums
Mangomedia Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 66 Yanis Derums
Samboy Chips Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 67 Paul Morris
Wilson Security Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 69   Charlie Kovacs
Williams Race Tech Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 71   Layton Crambrook
Ice Break Racing Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 72   Pedro Marusic
Wake Up Backpackers Racing Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 88   Warren Millett
Sydney/Complete Soda Blasting Holden VE Commodore SS Ute 89 Martin Miller
Dunn Motorsport Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 98 Colin Dunn
Dunn Motorsport Ford BF Falcon XR8 Ute 99   Ben Dunn

Race CalendarEdit

The 2010 V8 Utes Series consisted of eight rounds, all of which were held on the support programme of the V8 Supercar Championship Series.

Rd. Race Title Circuit City / State Date Winner
1   Clipsal 500 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 11 – 14 March David Sieders
2   Winton Motor Raceway Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 14 – 16 May Grant Johnson
3   Skycity Triple Crown Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory 18 – 20 June
4   Sucrogen Townsville 400 Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 9 – 11 July Jack Elsegood
5   L & H 500 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 10–12 September
6   Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 7–10 October
7   Armor All Gold Coast 600 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland 22 – 24 October
8   Sydney Telstra 500 Homebush Street Circuit Sydney, New South Wales 3 – 5 December Charlie O’Brien

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