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2017 Supercars Championship
Drivers' Champion: Jamie Whincup
Teams' Champion: DJR Team Penske
Manufacturers' Championship: Ford
Previous: 2016 Next: 2018
Support series:
Super2 Series
Jamie Whincup won his seventh drivers' championship title.
DJR Team Penske won its first Teams Championship in 2017

The 2017 Supercars Championship (formally known as the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship)[1] was an FIA-sanctioned international motor racing series for Supercars, which prior to July 2016 had been known as V8 Supercars. It was the nineteenth running of the Supercars Championship and the twenty-first series Supercars have contested the premier Australian touring car title.

The 2017 season saw the category undergo a substantial revision of its technical regulations, with the introduction of Gen 2 Supercar rules which opened the championship up to a wider range of body shapes and engine configurations. Despite this, all teams continued within the previous regulations.[2]

DJR Team Penske was awarded the Teams Championship and Ford won the Manufacturers Championship. Jamie Whincup won the driver's championship in controversial circumstances when championship rival Scott McLaughlin was awarded a disputed penalty in the title-deciding race.[3]

Contents

Teams and driversEdit

Holden and Nissan were represented by factory-backed teams.[4][5]

The following drivers contested the 2017 series.

Season entries
Team Vehicle No. Driver Rounds Endurance Cup co-driver Rounds
Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 2   Scott Pye[6] 1–9   Warren Luff[7] 10–12
02 10–14
22   James Courtney[6] All   Jack Perkins[7] 10–12
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 3   Taz Douglas[8] 1–3, 5   Taz Douglas[9] 10–12
  Matthew Brabham[10] 4
  Cameron McConville[11] 6
  Aaren Russell[12] 7, 10–14
  Alex Davison[13] 8–9
62   Alex Rullo[14] 1–12   Alex Davison[15] 10–12
  Jack Perkins[16] 13
  Taz Douglas[17] 14
Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 5   Mark Winterbottom[18] All   Dean Canto[19] 10–12
6   Cameron Waters[20] All   Richie Stanaway[21] 10–12
Rod Nash Racing[22] 55   Chaz Mostert[18] All   Steve Owen[19] 10–12
Britek Motorsport[23] 56   Jason Bright[24] All   Garry Jacobson[25] 10–12
Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 7   Todd Kelly[26] All   Jack Le Brocq[27] 10–12
15   Rick Kelly[26] All   David Wall[28] 10–12
23   Michael Caruso[29] All   Dean Fiore[28] 10–12
78   Simona de Silvestro[26] All   David Russell[28] 10–12
Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 8   Nick Percat[30] All   Macauley Jones[31] 10–12
14   Tim Slade[30] All   Ash Walsh[31] 10
  Andre Heimgartner[32] 11–12
Tim Blanchard Racing 21   Tim Blanchard[33] All   Todd Hazelwood[31] 10–12
Erebus Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 9   David Reynolds[34] All   Luke Youlden[35] 10–12
99   Dale Wood[36] All   Chris Pither[35] 10–12
DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 12   Fabian Coulthard[37] All   Tony D'Alberto[38] 10–12
17   Scott McLaughlin[39] All   Alexandre Prémat[38] 10–12
Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 18   Lee Holdsworth[40] All   Karl Reindler[41] 10–12
Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 19   Will Davison[42] All   Jonathon Webb[43] 10–12
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore[44] 33   Garth Tander[45] All   James Golding[46] 10–12
34   James Moffat[47] All   Richard Muscat[46] 10–12
Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 88   Jamie Whincup[48] All   Paul Dumbrell[49] 10–12
97   Shane van Gisbergen[50] All   Matt Campbell[51] 10–12
888   Craig Lowndes[50] All   Steven Richards[52] 10–12
Wildcard entries
Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 4   Macauley Jones[53][54] 5, 6 N/A
MW Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 26   Shae Davies[54] 5, 8 N/A
28   Jack Le Brocq[27][54] 6, 8 N/A
Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 31   James Golding[54][55] 5, 8 N/A
Matt Stone Racing Holden VF Commodore 35   Todd Hazelwood[54] 8 N/A
Source:[56]

Team changesEdit

 
Simona de Silvestro became the first female driver in 19 years to compete in the series full-time.

Driver changesEdit

Mid-season changesEdit

CalendarEdit

The following fourteen events are scheduled to take place in 2017:

Event Event name Circuit Location Date
1   Clipsal 500 Adelaide Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 4–5 March
2   Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 8–9 April
3   WD-40 Phillip Island 500 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 22–23 April
4   Perth SuperSprint Barbagallo Raceway Perth, Western Australia 6–7 May
5   Winton SuperSprint Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 20–21 May
6   CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory 17–18 June
7   Watpac Townsville 400 Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 8–9 July
8   Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 29–30 July
9   Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint Sydney Motorsport Park Eastern Creek, New South Wales 19–20 August
10   Wilson Security Sandown 500 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 17 September
11   Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 8 October
12   Vodafone Gold Coast 600 Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland 21–22 October
13   ITM Auckland SuperSprint Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe, New Zealand 4–5 November
14   Coates Hire Newcastle 500 Newcastle Street Circuit Newcastle, New South Wales 25–26 November
Source:[65][66]

Calendar changesEdit

Format changesEdit

  • The Adelaide 500 returned to its original format of two races of 250 kilometres, which was last used in 2013. Event organisers cited the unpopularity of the format used between 2014 and 2016—two races of 125 km followed by one 250 km race—as the reason for the change.[68] The top ten shootout was also re-introduced for qualifying for the Saturday race.[69]
  • The Phillip Island 500 consisted of two races of 250 km.[69]
  • The Auckland SuperSprint adopted a new format, with its four 100 km races being replaced with two races of 200 km, both including mandatory pit stops.[69]

Rule changesEdit

Technical regulationsEdit

The 2017 season saw the introduction of Gen 2 Supercar regulations. Two-door coupé body styles are permitted alongside four-door sedans, while the engine regulations were opened up to include turbocharged four or six-cylinder engines. However, cars are still be required to be based on front-engined, rear wheel drive, four-seater production cars that are sold in Australia. The chassis and control components carried over from the New Generation V8 Supercar regulations used since 2013.[70] However all teams are continuing to use New Generation specification cars until the beginning of 2018 when the Holden Commodore ZB built to the new specifications will debut.[71]

Two new control Dunlop tyres were introduced, marking the first change in tyre construction since 2003.[72] Whereas in previous seasons, the two compounds were designated hard and soft, in 2017 these are named soft and super soft respectively.[73] All teams attended a test session on 21 February 2017 at Sydney Motorsport Park to evaluate the new tyre.[74]

Sporting regulationsEdit

  • Starting in 2017, drivers must earn a racing licence sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) in order to be eligible to compete in the category. The licence system was restructured similarly to the Superlicence used in Formula One, with drivers earning points towards their licence by placing in feeder series accredited by CAMS. This system drew controversy almost immediately because it is based on CAMS series. Some international drivers needed special exemptions to participate, most notably Matthew Brabham, for whom most of his career was sanctioned by ACCUS member sanctioning bodies, and not CAMS.[75]
  • Teams from Supercars' support category, the Dunlop Super2 Series are allowed to compete as wildcards in the main series in five events of the 2017 season, at Barbagallo, Winton, Hidden Valley, Ipswich and Bathurst. The 250-kilometre race held specifically for the Super2 Series at Bathurst will also become a non-championship round, to encourage more applicants.[76][77]
  • The redress rules—outlining the expectations of drivers following on-track contact—were changed for 2017. Drivers deemed responsible for contact are no longer required to return a position to the driver or drivers they hit, but redress instead is voluntary, with drivers who voluntarily return a position being given more favourable treatment than drivers who do not when the incident is reviewed by race officials.[78] The change was introduced following a controversial incident at the 2016 Bathurst 1000 in which Jamie Whincup tried to redress a position to Scott McLaughlin as required by the rules without losing another position to Garth Tander; the subsequent collision saw McLaughlin and Tander collide with Tander retiring from the race.

Results and standingsEdit

Season summaryEdit

Round Event Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 1 Clipsal 500 Adelaide   Shane van Gisbergen   Shane van Gisbergen   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
2   Shane van Gisbergen   Scott McLaughlin   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
2 3 Tyrepower Tasmania SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering[N 1] Report
4   Jamie Whincup   Craig Lowndes   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske
3 5 WD-40 Phillip Island 500   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Fabian Coulthard[N 2] DJR Team Penske Report
6   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing
4 7 Perth SuperSprint   Fabian Coulthard   Nick Percat   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
8   Scott McLaughlin   Fabian Coulthard   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
5 9 Winton SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   David Reynolds   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
10   Scott McLaughlin   Shane van Gisbergen   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
6 11 CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown   Rick Kelly   James Moffat   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Report
12   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
7 13 Watpac Townsville 400   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
14   Scott McLaughlin   Nick Percat   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
8 15 Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   James Courtney   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
16   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert Rod Nash Racing
9 17 Red Rooster Sydney SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   Nick Percat   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Report
18   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
10 19 Wilson Security Sandown 500   Cameron Waters
  Richie Stanaway
  Chaz Mostert   Cameron Waters
  Richie Stanaway
Prodrive Racing Australia Report
11 20 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000   Scott McLaughlin   David Reynolds   David Reynolds
  Luke Youlden
Erebus Motorsport Report
12 21 Vodafone Gold Coast 600   Chaz Mostert   Chaz Mostert   Chaz Mostert
  Steve Owen
Rod Nash Racing Report
22   Shane van Gisbergen   Shane van Gisbergen   Scott McLaughlin
  Alexandre Prémat
DJR Team Penske
13 23 ITM Auckland SuperSprint   Cameron Waters[N 3]   Scott McLaughlin   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
24   Jamie Whincup   Jamie Whincup   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
14 25 Coates Hire Newcastle 500   Scott McLaughlin   Jamie Whincup   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
26   Scott McLaughlin   David Reynolds   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering

Points systemEdit

Points were awarded for each race at an event, to the driver or drivers of a car that completed at least 75% of the race distance and was running at the completion of the race, up to a maximum of 300 points per event.[79]

Points format Position
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
Standard format 150 138 129 120 111 102 96 90 84 78 72 69 66 63 60 57 54 51 48 45 42 39 36 33 30 27
Endurance format 300 276 258 240 222 204 192 180 168 156 144 138 132 126 120 114 108 102 96 90 84 78 72 66 60 54
  • Standard format: Used for all SuperSprint and SuperStreet races and for both races of the Gold Coast 600.
  • Endurance format: Used for the Sandown 500 and Bathurst 1000.

Drivers' ChampionshipEdit

Pos. Driver No. ADE
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
SMP
 
SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
PUK
 
NEW
 
Pen. Pts.
1   Jamie Whincup 88 6 6 2 3 2 18 3 3 2 2 4 2 2 1 20 4 3 1 6 20 6 2 4 1 21 1 0 3042
2   Scott McLaughlin 17 17 2 14 2 10 14 1 1 1 5 2 1 1 2 1 2 21 4 2 Ret 12 1 3 2 1 18 0 3021
3   Fabian Coulthard 12 2 5 11 1 1 17 2 7 3 3 1 4 10 21 6 5 1 2 5 3 19 9 Ret 5 2 Ret 35 2812
4   Shane van Gisbergen 97 1 1 1 9 4 16 4 6 8 1 Ret 3 7 3 3 3 23 3 15 5 4 3 1 24 16 2 0 2769
5   Chaz Mostert 55 9 3 5 7 11 1 6 2 Ret 8 5 17 4 5 2 1 2 5 3 10 1 7 23 7 6 15 0 2748
6   Mark Winterbottom 5 15 14 7 13 8 2 5 4 9 13 14 14 3 4 9 10 4 19 9 Ret 8 5 2 19 17 7 0 2208
7   David Reynolds 9 18 12 4 5 Ret 3 9 16 4 7 8 7 9 11 10 9 8 9 17 1 17 Ret 24 13 5 3 0 2196
8   Cameron Waters 6 4 8 10 6 19 6 19 12 22 4 6 9 5 14 16 8 17 Ret 1 16 2 21 9 3 13 23 35 2173
9   Garth Tander 33 12 11 Ret 10 3 7 10 9 7 6 26 16 8 6 11 15 9 11 4 18 13 17 7 6 11 12 0 2169
10   Craig Lowndes 888 8 10 3 4 12 23 7 8 6 15 7 6 6 10 5 6 7 24 11 11 7 4 8 4 Ret Ret 15 2160
11   Tim Slade 14 14 7 Ret 8 18 19 13 17 27 11 11 5 20 Ret 4 7 18 17 DSQ 9 3 22 6 15 3 11 0 1812
12   Scott Pye 2/02 16 19 Ret 12 17 12 20 14 14 22 22 8 12 18 13 16 5 18 21 2 11 13 14 10 7 14 35 1804
13   Michael Caruso 23 11 22 13 16 5 10 18 19 13 Ret 16 19 15 13 15 Ret 6 7 20 6 5 15 17 11 14 5 0 1776
14   Rick Kelly 15 5 17 Ret DNS 16 9 14 15 15 14 Ret 10 17 12 8 13 11 20 14 13 10 11 11 12 10 4 0 1773
15   Will Davison 19 Ret 13 Ret DNS 9 Ret 8 5 5 9 13 11 19 8 17 Ret 12 12 12 14 20 14 12 23 9 9 0 1659
16   Lee Holdsworth 18 13 18 12 17 22 5 15 20 11 10 10 12 11 15 12 20 15 15 8 Ret Ret 8 10 Ret 4 8 0 1647
17   James Moffat 34 10 16 Ret 19 14 4 12 11 19 16 9 25 13 7 28 14 DSQ 14 7 Ret 18 19 13 9 Ret 13 0 1542
18   Todd Kelly 7 22 9 9 18 6 11 11 18 12 17 18 20 Ret 17 18 12 25 10 16 7 Ret 12 15 18 15 10 60 1536
19   Nick Percat 8 7 Ret Ret 11 Ret 21 22 10 10 12 3 15 24 16 7 24 24 6 22 Ret 21 10 16 14 8 6 0 1527
20   Jason Bright 56 21 15 6 Ret 7 25 16 13 26 18 15 13 23 19 Ret 11 13 8 19 8 9 16 5 8 Ret 22 0 1524
21   James Courtney 22 3 4 Ret DNS 21 20 17 22 Ret 19 21 18 25 9 14 23 14 16 10 19 14 6 25 Ret 19 24 0 1431
22   Tim Blanchard 21 19 21 Ret Ret 15 15 26 23 17 21 12 21 14 20 21 17 10 13 DNS 12 15 20 19 16 12 16 0 1302
23   Dale Wood 99 Ret 20 8 14 Ret 8 21 21 21 26 25 27 16 22 23 Ret 16 22 13 4 22 18 20 20 18 20 60 1221
24   Simona de Silvestro 78 20 23 15 15 13 13 23 24 23 20 20 28 18 23 27 19 19 23 18 Ret 16 23 18 17 20 17 0 1131
25   Steve Owen 55 3 10 1 7 0 660
26   James Golding 31/33 16 25 24 21 4 18 13 17 0 624
27   Tony D'Alberto 12 5 3 19 9 0 612
28   Richie Stanaway 6 1 16 2 21 0 594
29   Alex Rullo 62 23 25 Ret Ret Ret 22 24 25 25 27 23 23 21 24 Ret 25 22 Ret Ret 15 23 Ret 0 594
30   Matt Campbell 97 15 5 4 3 0 591
31   Paul Dumbrell 88 6 20 6 2 0 534
32   Steven Richards 888 11 11 7 4 0 504
33   Warren Luff 02 21 2 11 13 0 498
34   Alexandre Prémat 17 2 Ret 12 1 0 495
35   Jack Perkins 22/62 10 19 14 6 22 22 0 495
36   Jack Le Brocq 28/7 19 22 19 Ret 16 7 Ret 12 25 485
37   Dean Fiore 23 20 6 5 15 0 465
38   Luke Youlden 9 17 1 17 Ret 0 462
39   Chris Pither 99 13 4 22 18 0 462
40   Garry Jacobson 56 19 8 9 16 0 417
41   David Wall 15 14 13 10 11 0 408
42   Jonathan Webb 19 12 14 20 14 0 372
43   Dean Canto 5 9 Ret 8 5 0 369
44   Taz Douglas 3/62 24 24 Ret DNS 20 24 24 28 Ret 17 Ret Ret Ret 21 0 348
45   Macauley Jones 4/8 20 23 24 24 22 Ret 21 10 0 345
46   Andre Heimgartner 14 9 3 22 0 336
47   Todd Hazelwood 35/21 22 18 DNS 12 15 20 0 333
48   Aaren Russell 3 22 25 Ret 17 Ret Ret 21 21 Ret 19 0 309
49   Alex Davison 3/62 26 26 20 21 Ret 15 23 Ret 0 297
50   Richard Muscat 34 7 Ret 18 19 0 291
51   Karl Reindler 18 8 Ret Ret 8 0 270
52   David Russell 78 18 Ret 16 23 0 195
53   Shae Davies 26 18 24 25 22 0 153
54   Cameron McConville 3 17 26 0 81
55   Matthew Brabham 3 25 26 0 57
56   Ashley Walsh 14 DSQ WD 0 0
Pos. Driver No. ADE
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
SMP
 
SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
PUK
 
NEW
 
Pen. Pts.
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 position

Italics - Fastest lap

  Results count toward the Enduro Cup.

Pirtek Enduro CupEdit

Pos.[80] Drivers[80] No.[80] SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
Pen. Pts.[80]
1 Chaz Mostert / Steve Owen 55 3 10 1 7 0 660
2 Fabian Coulthard / Tony D'Alberto 12 5 3 19 9 0 612
3 Cameron Waters / Richie Stanaway 6 1 16 2 21 0 594
4 Shane van Gisbergen / Matt Campbell 97 15 5 4 3 0 591
5 Jamie Whincup / Paul Dumbrell 88 6 20 6 2 0 534
6 Craig Lowndes / Steven Richards 888 11 11 7 4 0 504
7 Scott Pye / Warren Luff 02 21 2 11 13 0 498
8 Scott McLaughlin / Alexandre Prémat 17 2 Ret 12 1 0 495
9 Michael Caruso / Dean Fiore 23 20 6 5 15 0 465
10 David Reynolds / Luke Youlden 9 17 1 17 Ret 0 462
11 Dale Wood / Chris Pither 99 13 4 22 18 0 462
12 Garth Tander / James Golding 33 4 18 13 17 0 462
13 Jason Bright / Garry Jacobson 56 19 8 9 16 0 417
14 James Courtney / Jack Perkins 22 10 19 14 6 0 417
15 Rick Kelly / David Wall 15 14 13 10 11 0 408
16 Todd Kelly / Jack Le Brocq 7 16 7 Ret 12 0 375
17 Will Davison / Jonathon Webb 19 12 14 20 14 0 372
18 Mark Winterbottom / Dean Canto 5 9 Ret 8 5 0 369
19 Tim Slade / Andre Heimgartner 14 DNS 9 3 22 0 336
20 James Moffat / Richard Muscat 34 7 Ret 18 19 0 291
21 Lee Holdsworth / Karl Reindler 18 8 Ret 16 23 0 270
22 Tim Blanchard / Todd Hazelwood 21 DNS 12 15 20 0 243
23 Simona de Silvestro / David Russell 78 18 Ret 16 23 0 198
24 Nick Percat / Macauley Jones 8 22 Ret 21 10 0 198
25 Alex Rullo / Alex Davison 62 Ret 15 23 Ret 0 156
26 Aaren Russell / Taz Douglas 3 Ret 17 Ret Ret 0 108
27 Tim Slade / Ashley Walsh 14 DSQ DNS DNS DNS 0 0
Pos. Drivers No. SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
Pen. Pts.
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 position
Italics - Fastest lap

Teams' ChampionshipEdit

Pos. Team No. ADE
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
SMP
 
SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
PUK
 
NEW
 
Pen. Pts.
1 DJR Team Penske 12 2 5 11 1 1 17 2 7 3 3 1 4 10 21 6 5 1 2 5 3 19 9 Ret 5 2 Ret 0 5868
17 17 2 14 2 10 14 1 1 1 5 2 1 1 2 1 2 21 4 2 Ret 12 1 3 2 1 18
2 Triple Eight Race Engineering 88 6 6 2 3 2 18 3 3 2 2 4 2 2 1 20 4 3 1 6 20 6 2 4 1 21 1 0 5811
97 1 1 1 9 4 16 4 6 8 1 Ret 3 7 3 3 3 23 3 15 5 4 3 1 24 16 2
3 Prodrive Racing Australia 5 15 14 7 13 8 2 5 4 9 13 14 14 3 4 9 10 4 19 9 Ret 8 5 2 19 17 7 0 4416
6 4 8 10 6 19 6 19 12 22 4 6 9 5 14 16 8 17 Ret 1 16 2 21 9 3 13 23
4 Garry Rogers Motorsport 33 12 11 Ret 10 3 7 10 9 7 6 26 16 8 6 11 15 9 11 4 18 13 17 7 6 11 12 0 3711
34 10 16 Ret 19 14 4 12 11 19 16 9 25 13 7 28 14 DSQ 14 7 Ret 18 19 13 9 Ret 13
5 Erebus Motorsport 9 18 12 4 5 Ret 3 9 16 4 7 8 7 9 11 10 9 8 9 17 1 17 Ret 24 13 5 3 0 3477
99 Ret 20 8 14 Ret 8 21 21 21 26 25 27 16 22 23 Ret 16 22 13 4 22 18 20 20 18 20
6 Nissan Motorsport 7 22 9 9 18 6 11 11 18 12 17 18 20 Ret 17 18 12 25 10 16 7 Ret 12 15 18 15 10 84 3285
15 5 17 Ret DNS 16 9 14 15 15 14 Ret 10 17 12 8 13 11 20 14 13 10 11 11 12 10 4
7 Walkinshaw Racing 2/02 16 19 Ret 12 17 12 20 14 14 22 22 8 12 18 13 16 5 18 21 2 11 13 14 10 7 14 0 3270
22 3 4 Ret DNS 21 20 17 22 Ret 19 21 18 25 9 14 23 14 16 10 19 14 6 25 Ret 19 24
8 Brad Jones Racing 8 7 Ret Ret 11 Ret 21 22 10 10 12 3 15 24 16 7 24 24 6 22 Ret 21 10 16 14 8 6 96 3243
14 14 7 Ret 8 18 19 13 17 27 11 11 5 20 Ret 4 7 18 17 DSQ 9 3 22 6 15 3 11
9 Nissan Motorsport 23 11 22 13 16 5 10 18 19 13 Ret 16 19 15 13 15 Ret 6 7 20 6 5 15 17 11 14 5 0 2907
78 20 23 15 15 13 13 23 24 23 20 20 28 18 23 27 19 19 23 18 Ret 16 23 18 17 20 17
10 Rod Nash Racing (PRA) 55 9 3 5 7 11 1 6 2 Ret 8 5 17 4 5 2 1 2 5 3 10 1 7 23 7 6 15 0 2748
11 Triple Eight Race Engineering 888 8 10 3 4 12 23 7 8 6 15 7 6 6 10 5 6 7 24 11 11 7 4 8 4 Ret Ret 0 2175
12 Tekno Autosports 19 Ret 13 Ret DNS 9 Ret 8 5 5 9 13 11 19 8 17 Ret 12 12 12 14 20 14 12 23 9 9 0 1659
13 Charlie Schwerkolt Racing 18 13 18 12 17 22 5 15 20 11 10 10 12 11 15 12 20 15 15 8 Ret Ret 8 10 Ret 4 8 0 1647
14 Britek Motorsport (PRA) 56 21 15 6 Ret 7 25 16 13 26 18 15 13 23 19 Ret 11 13 8 19 8 9 16 5 8 Ret 22 0 1524
15 Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport 3 24 24 Ret DNS 20 24 25 26 24 28 17 26 22 25 26 26 22 25 Ret 17 Ret Ret 21 21 Ret 19 30 1470
62 23 25 Ret Ret Ret 22 24 25 25 27 23 23 21 24 Ret 25 22 Ret Ret 15 23 Ret 22 22 Ret 21
16 Tim Blanchard Racing (BJR) 21 19 21 Ret Ret 15 15 26 23 17 21 12 21 14 20 21 17 10 13 DNS 12 15 20 19 16 12 16 0 1302
Pos. Team No. ADE
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
SMP
 
SAN
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
PUK
 
NEW
 
Pen. Pts.
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 position
Italics - Fastest lap

Notes:

  •  — Denotes a single-car team.

Manufacturers ChampionshipEdit

The Manufacturers Championship was won by Ford.[81]

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Race 3 was shortened when an accident involving multiple cars forced an extended race stoppage. As a result, no points were awarded.
  2. ^ Craig Lowndes finished the race in first position, but was demoted to twelfth when fifteen seconds were added to his race time for a pit lane violation.
  3. ^ Qualifying for Race 23 was suspended due to heavy rain and the session could not be re-started. The grid was set based on the drivers' fastest laps during free practice.

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