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2014 Australian Touring Car Masters Series

The 2014 Australian Touring Car Masters Series was an Australian motor racing competition for modified Touring Cars manufactured between 1 January 1963 and 31 December 1976.[1] It was sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as a National Series with Australian Classic Touring (3D) Cars Pty Ltd appointed by CAMS as the Category Manager.[1] It was the eighth annual Touring Car Masters series.

The Pro Masters class was won by John Bowe (Ford Mustang), the Pro Am class by Mark King (Chevrolet Camaro RS) and the Pro Sports class by Chris Stillwell & Sven Burchartz (Ford Mustang).

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CalendarEdit

 
Andrew Miedecke placed 2nd in Pro Masters driving a Chevrolet Camaro SS
 
Keith Kassulke placed 3rd in Pro Masters driving a Ford XB Falcon Hardtop
 
Jim Richards placed 4th in Pro Masters driving a Ford Falcon Sprint
 
Eddie Abelnica placed 6th in Pro Masters driving a Ford XB Falcon Hardtop
 
Brad Tilley placed 8th in Pro Masters driving a Ford XY Falcon GTHO
 
Mark King placed 1st in Pro Am driving a Chevrolet Camaro RS
 
Jason Gomersall placed 4th in Pro Am driving a Holden Torana SL/R 5000
 
Cameron Tilley placed 8th in Pro Am driving a Ford Boss Mustang
 
Garry Treloar placed 12th in Pro Am driving a Chrysler Valiant Charger E55

The series was conetested over seven rounds.[1][2]

Round [1] Circuit [1][2] Date [1][2] Format [2]
1 Adelaide Parklands Circuit 27 February - 2 March Three races
2 Winton Motor Raceway 4–6 April Three races
3 Hidden Valley Raceway 20–22 June Three races
4 Sydney Motorsport Park 22–24 August Three races
5 Sandown International Motor Raceway 12–14 September Three races
6 Mount Panorama Circuit 9–12 October Three races
7 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 14–16 November Three races

Classes and points systemEdit

Each competing automobile was classified into one of three classes, Pro Masters, Pro Am or Pro Sport.[1]

Series points were awarded on the following basis within each class in each race:[1]

Pos.[1] 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th
Points [1] 60 56 52 48 45 42 39 36 33 30 27 24 21 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2

For the Pro Sport class only, up to three drivers could be nominated to compete in a car during the Series.[1] Only one driver was permitted to compete at each round, however each nominated driver received Series points awarded to that car for each round of the Series.[1]

Series standingsEdit

Pro Masters                    
                     
Position Driver [3] Car [2] Ade [3] Win [3] Hid [3] Syd [3] San [3] Mou [3] Phi [3] Total [3]
1 John Bowe Ford Mustang 168 168 172 172 154 83 172 1088.5
2 Andrew Miedecke Chevrolet Camaro SS 165 129 104 176 154 56 172 956
3 Keith Kassulke Ford XB Falcon Hardtop 143 128 156 128 138 100 144 937
4 Jim Richards Ford Falcon Sprint 144 168 168 142 160 124 0 906
5 Greg Crick Chrysler Valiant Charger 0 0 0 145 150 136 160 591
6 Eddie Abelnica Ford XB Falcon Hardtop 160 160 70 0 0 0 0 390
7 Kim Jane Ford XB Falcon Hardtop 0 0 0 0 153 125 0 278
8 Brad Tilley Ford XY Falcon GT 45 0 0 0 0 84 0 129
                     
Pro Am                    
                     
Position Driver [3] Car [2] Ade [3] Win [3] Hid [3] Syd [3] San [3] Mou [3] Phi [3] Total [3]
1 Mark King Chevrolet Camaro RS 165 168 172 172 168 150 172 1167
2 Tony Karanfilovski Ford Mustang 96 170 138 160 164 110 168 1006
3 Brett Youlden Holden HQ Monaro 160 80 136 150 138 39 126 829
4 Jason Gomersall Holden Torana SL/R 5000 123 90 114 84 172 84 121 788
5 Wayne Mercer Ford XY Falcon GTHO 99 123 126 111 114 47 117 736.5
6 Carey McMahon Holden Torana SL/R 5000 70 152 132 69 111 84 0 618
7 Les Walmsley Holden HQ Monaro GTS 0 0 30 156 93 124 87 489.5
8 Cameron Tilley Ford Boss Mustang 98 0 0 129 0 98 126 450.5
9 Paul Freestone Chevrolet Camaro SS 48 0 0 52 90 46 149 385
10 Bill Pye Chevrolet Camaro 0 0 0 117 0 93 56 266
11 Andrew Fisher Ford XY Falcon GTHO 0 39 0 0 81 128 0 248
12 Garry Treloar Chrysler Valiant Charger E55 124 0 72 0 0 0 0 196
13 Adam Bressington Ford XA Falcon GT 0 0 157 0 0 36 0 193
14 Tony Hunter Chevrolet Monza 2+2 0 0 111 0 0 80 0 190.5
15 Steve Mason Ford Mustang 80 87 0 0 0 0 0 167
16 Nigel Benson Holden HQ Monaro 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 78
                     
Pro Sport                    
                     
Position Driver [3] Car [2] Ade [3] Win [3] Hid [3] Syd [3] San [3] Mou [3] Phi [3] Total [3]
1 Chris Stillwell /
Sven Burchartz
Ford Mustang 156 148 150 116 168 92 168 998
2 Cameron Mason Chevrolet Camaro SS 164 48 160 120 159 129 120 900
3 William Vining Ford Mustang 92 125 146 160 156 54 160 893
4 Rusty French /
Gavin Bullas
Porsche 911 RS 136 123 104 146 104 121 52 786
5 Greg Keene Porsche 911 RS 180 160 56 0 129 140 0 665
6 Bruce McLeod Ford XA Falcon 0 108 120 129 117 110 45 628.5
7 Mick Wilson Chrysler Valiant Charger R/T 81 81 129 139 0 108 48 586
8 Leo Tobin /
Keith Davidson
Holden HQ Monaro 129 123 39 96 139 0 0 526
9 Tony Hunter Chevrolet Monza 2+2 0 172 0 0 0 0 0 172
10 Amanda Sparks Porsche 911 RS 0 0 132 0 0 0 0 132
11 Rory O'Neill Porsche 911 RS 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 120
12 Phillip Showers Ford Escort RS1600 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 97.5
13 Graham Alexander Holden HT Monaro 0 0 0 0 90 0 0 90

Half points were awarded in race two at Mount Panorama, Bathurst due to 75% of race distance not being reached.[4]

There are minor discrepancies between round points and the total points for some drivers in the quoted reference at touringcarmasters.com.au (e.g. for John Bowe). The above table reflects the points as published in that source.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l 2014 Australian Touring Car Masters Series - Sporting and Technical Regulations – Version 1
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Natsoft Race Results Retrieved 15 September 2017
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa 2014 Standings, www.touringcarmasters.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  4. ^ TCM Titles To Be Decided At Phillip Island, touringcarmasters.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org