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2015 Touring Car Masters
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The 2015 Touring Car Masters was an Australian motor racing series for Touring Cars manufactured between 1963 and 1976.[1] It was sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) as a National Series with Touring Car Masters Pty Ltd appointed by CAMS as the Category Manager.[1] The series was the ninth annual Touring Car Masters.

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CalendarEdit

 
John Bowe won the Pro Masters class driving a Ford Mustang (pictured) and a Holden Torana
 
Jim Richards placed second in the Pro Masters class driving an AMC Javelin
 
Andrew Miedecke placed fifth in the Pro Masters class driving a Chevrolet Camaro SS
 
Greg Crick placed eighth in the Pro Masters class driving a Chrysler Valiant Charger E55
 
Tony Karanfilovski placed second in the Pro Am class driving a Ford Mustang
 
Ian Palmer placed fifth in the Pro Am class driving a Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
 
Tony Hunter placed fourth in the Pro Sport class driving a Chevrolet Monza 2+2

The series was contested over eight rounds.[2]

Round [1] Circuit [1] Date [1] Round format [3]
1 Adelaide Parklands 6 February – 1 March Three races
2 Symmons Plains 27 – 29 March Three races
3 Winton Raceway 15 – 17 May Three races
4 Hidden Valley 9 - 21 June Three races
5 Queensland Raceway 31 July – 2 August Three races
6 Sydney Motorsport Park 5 - 6 September Three races
7 Mount Panorama 8 - 11 October Three races
8 Phillip Island 20 - 22 November Three races

ClassesEdit

Each automobile was allocated into one of the following classes: [1]

  • Pro Masters - for professional drivers [4]
  • Pro Am - for part-timers or drivers competing for fun [4]
  • Pro Sport - for those wishing to cross-enter in the same car [4]
  • Invitational [2]
  • Trans Am [2]

Points systemEdit

Series points were awarded on the following basis within each class at each race.[1]

Position [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

Series standingsEdit

Pro Master                      
Position Driver [2] Car [3] Ade Sym Win Hid Que Syd Mou Phi Total [2]
1 John Bowe Ford Mustang
Holden Torana SL/R 5000
90 0 180 168 156 180 176 146 1096
2 Jim Richards AMC Javelin 133 136 126 148 132 136 144 111 1066
3 Mark King Chevrolet Camaro RS 122 90 135 114 114 149 135 102 961
4 Eddie Abelnica Ford XB Falcon Hardtop 148 140 0 69 132 157 156 130 932
5 Andrew Miedecke Chevrolet Camaro SS 168 81 152 156 164 80 39 65.5 905.5
6 Steven Johnson Ford Mustang 0 180 0 176 180 0 172 144 852
7 Glenn Seton Ford Mustang 81 126 156 0 100 145 84 0 692
8 Greg Crick Chrysler Valiant Charger E55 129 154 120 129 36 0 0 0 568
9 Gavin Bullas Ford Boss Mustang 157 101 157 45 0 0 0 0 460
10 Keith Kassulke Ford XB Falcon Hardtop 136 84 0 126 42 0 0 0 388
11 Neil Crompton Ford Mustang 0 0 0 0 0 139 0 0 139
12 Greg Ritter Chevrolet Monza 2+2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 48
Pro Am                      
Position Driver [2] Car [3] Ade Sym Win Hid Que Syd Mou Phi Total [2]
1 Cameron Tilley Chrysler Valiant Pacer 172 164 162 164 56 156 126 127 1126.5
2 Tony Karanfilovski Ford Mustang 0 104 138 148 172 168 100 150 980
3 Jason Gomersall Holden Torana SL/R 52 146 0 172 172 180 97 138 957
4 Brett Youlden Holden HQ Monaro 164 120 172 0 0 48 180 24 708
5 Ian Palmer Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 132 129 111 0 148 135 0 0 655
6 Andrew Fisher Ford XY Falcon GTHO 78 136 160 164 0 0 56 28 622
7 Cameron Mason Ford Mustang
Chevrolet Camaro
152 0 100 39 138 0 156 0 585
8 Rusty French Ford Mustang 0 0 123 0 97 138 146 0 504
9 Tony Hunter Chevrolet Monza 2+2 0 0 84 132 0 0 87 0 303
10 Bill Pye Chevrolet Camaro 0 149 0 45 0 0 0 0 194
11 Brad Tilley Ford Mustang 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150
12 Carey McMahon Holden Torana SL/R 81 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81
13 Steve Mason Chevrolet Camaro 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 0 42
Pro Sport                      
Position Driver [2] Car [3] Ade Sym Win Hid Que Syd Mou Phi Total [2]
1 Leo Tobin Holden HQ Monaro 160 164 164 112 180 148 148 136 1212
2 Wayne Mercer Ford XY Falcon GTHO 146 96 0 180 0 172 160 74 828
3 Tony Edwards Ford XA Falcon GT 42 168 172 0 0 120 176 150 828
4 Tony Hunter Chevrolet Monza 2+2 180 172 0 0 0 0 0 0 352
5 Garry Treloar Holden HQ Monaro 0 0 149 56 0 0 0 0 205
6 Adam Garwood Holden Torana 0 0 0 0 0 0 164 28 192
7 Bruce McLeod Ford XA Falcon GT 0 93 96 0 0 0 0 0 189
8 Chris Stillwell Ford Mustang 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 0 160
9 Greg Keene Porsche 911S 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 145
10 Amanda Sparks Porsche 911S 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 132
11 Graham Stewart Chevrolet Camaro SS 120 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 120
12 Nigel Benson Holden HQ Monaro 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 104
13 Graham Alexamder Holden HT Monaro 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74.5 74.5
Invitational                      
Position Driver [2] Car [3] Ade Sym Win Hid Que Syd Mou Phi Total [2]
1 Paul Freestone Chevrolet Camaro SS 120 180 180 0 0 180 172 0 832
2 Rohan Little Porsche 911 116 0 0 0 0 0 108 140 364
3 Sven Burchartz Porsche 911 RS 0 0 0 0 0 0 172 150 322
4 Leon Bell Holden HQ Monaro 0 168 0 0 0 0 0 0 168
5 Rory O'Neill Porsche 911 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 112
6 Graeme Cook Porsche 911 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52
7 John Talbot Ford Mustang 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 52
8 David Falvey Holden Torana SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trans Am                      
Position Driver [2] Car [3] Ade Sym Win Hid Que Syd Mou Phi Total [2]
1 Charlie O'Brien Pontiac Firebird 0 0 0 0 180 0 0 0 180

Notes & referencesEdit