2015 Australian Formula 4 Championship

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2015 Australian Formula 4 Championship
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Jordan Lloyd secured the drivers' championship with one event remaining, running the number 1 at the final event in celebration.

The 2015 CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship was an Australian motor racing competition for Formula 4 cars. It was the inaugural Australian F4 Championship. It commenced on 10 July at the Townsville Street Circuit and ended on 6 December at the Homebush Street Circuit after seven events comprising three races each.[1]

The championship, which was organised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport and certified by the FIA,[2] was won by Jordan Lloyd.

Teams and driversEdit

The following Australian-registered teams and drivers contested the championship.

Team No. Drivers Events
Team BRM 1 Jordan Lloyd 7
94 1–6
2 Francesco Maiolo All
3 Zane Goddard[3] 1–5
93 6–7
4 Drew Ridge 1–3
26 Harry Hayek All
AGI Sport 14 Nicholas Rowe 1
97 2–3, 7
15 Tom Grech[4] All
25 Jimmy Vernon[5] All
77 Nick Filipetto 7
79 Jordan Love 1–4
99 Will Brown All
20 Jack Sipp 1–2
Caitlin Wood 4
Dream Motorsport 6–7
49 Thomas Randle All
96 Luis Leeds All
Jordan McGregor Motorsport 44 Jordan McGregor 5

All cars comprised a mandatory Mygale M14-F4 chassis powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged Ford EcoBoost engine.[6][7]

Race calendar and resultsEdit

The calendar was published on 1 December 2014.[1] All events were held in Australia and were contested at V8 Supercar events.

 
Jordan Lloyd leads the field on the first lap of Race 2 of Event 4 at Sandown Raceway.
Event Circuit Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team
1 R1 Townsville Street Circuit, Townsville 11 July Jordan Lloyd Will Brown Will Brown AGI Sport
R2 Jimmy Vernon Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R3 12 July Will Brown Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
2 R4 Queensland Raceway, Ipswich 1 August Thomas Randle Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R5 2 August Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
R6 Thomas Randle Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
3 R7 Sydney Motorsport Park, Sydney 22 August Thomas Randle Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R8 23 August Nick Rowe Nick Rowe AGI Sport
R9 Thomas Randle Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
4 R10 Sandown Raceway, Melbourne 12 September Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R11 Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R12 13 September Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
5 R13 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise 24 October Thomas Randle Luis Leeds Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
R14 Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
R15 25 October Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
6 R16 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Phillip Island 21 November Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R17 Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
R18 22 November Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Jordan Lloyd Team BRM
7 R19 Homebush Street Circuit, Sydney 5 December Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
R20 6 December Nick Rowe Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport
R21 Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Thomas Randle Dream Motorsport

Points systemEdit

Points were awarded to the top 10 classified finishers in each race. Five points were awarded to the driver with the fastest time in qualifying. One point was awarded for fastest lap.[2]

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th   7th   8th   9th   10th  R1 PP FL
Points 25 18 15 12 10 8 6 4 2 1 5 1

Championship standingsEdit

Pos Driver[8] TOW QLD SMP SAN SUR PHI SYD Pts.[8]
1 Jordan Lloyd 10 1 1 1 2 1 1 9 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 1 1 1 5 3 2 441
2 Thomas Randle 5 9 6 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 1 1 1 3 9 4 1 1 1 3871
3 Will Brown 1 4 8 Ret 8 4 8 3 3 8 Ret 5 7 5 4 2 3 6 2 6 3 216
4 Harry Hayek 6 3 4 3 4 3 7 6 8 Ret 5 6 6 6 5 4 5 5 4 2 7 207
5 Jimmy Vernon 4 Ret 3 5 6 8 4 11 7 3 8 3 3 3 10 5 2 7 6 4 5 197
6 Luis Leeds 3 6 Ret 4 3 6 3 4 10 9 6 2 5 4 2 10 4 3 Ret Ret Ret 183
7 Nick Rowe 2 2 5 6 7 7 5 1 4 3 5 Ret 140
8 Tom Grech DNS Ret 11 7 5 5 10 5 9 7 4 7 4 Ret 8 9 6 Ret Ret DNS DNS 89
9 Zane Goddard 8 Ret 10 10 11 10 6 7 5 Ret 7 Ret 8 Ret 6 6 Ret 2 Ret 7 Ret 81
10 Francesco Maiolo 9 Ret 12 9 12 11 Ret 12 12 5 10 9 9 7 7 7 7 8 7 9 4 67
11 Jordan Love Ret 7 7 8 9 9 9 10 6 4 3 8 62
12 Drew Ridge 7 5 2 11 10 12 11 8 11 39
13 Caitlin Wood 6 9 10 8 8 9 8 8 8 33
14 Nick Filipetto Ret 10 6 9
15 Jordan McGregor2 10 8 9 7
16 Jack Sipp 11 8 9 12 13 13 6
Pos Driver[8] TOW QLD SMP SAN SUR PHI SYD Pts.[8]
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate (DNP)
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Notes:

  • ^1 Randle is listed as scoring 386 points on the official championship points table.
  • ^2 McGregor is not listed on the official championship points table.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "CAMS announces Formula 4 calendar". Auto Action. 1 December 2014. Archived from the original on 15 February 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b 2015 F4 Australian Championship Sporting Regulations V2, docs.cams.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  3. ^ "Goddard confirms progression to Formula 4". CAMS. 28 January 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  4. ^ "AGI Sport signs second Formula 4 driver". AGI Sport. 15 February 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Jimmy Vernon to drive Formula 4 with AGI Sport". AGI Sport. 8 December 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  6. ^ 2015 F4 Australian Championship Technical Regulation, docs.cams.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  7. ^ Test driving F4: the new pathway to Formula One, www.smh.com.au Retrieved 21 December 2015
  8. ^ a b c d Championship Points, www.formula4.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org

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