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2019 Supercars Championship

2019 Supercars Championship
Drivers' champion:
Scott McLaughlin
Teams' champions:
TBD
Manufacturers' champions:
Ford
Previous: 2018 Next: 2020
Support series:
Super2 Series
Super3 Series
SuperUtes Series
Scott McLaughlin (photographed in 2013) successfully defended his championship title.
DJR Team Penske are the current teams' championship leaders.

The 2019 Supercars Championship (known for commercial reasons as the 2019 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship)[1] is a motor racing series for Supercars. It is the twenty-first running of the Supercars Championship and the twenty-third series in which Supercars have contested the Australian Touring Car Championship, the premier title in Australian motorsport. The 2019 championship also included the running of the 1,000th Australian Touring Car Championship race, which was contested at the Melbourne 400.[2]

Scott McLaughlin started the season as the defending driver's champion. McLaughlin successfully defend his championship title,[3] and in doing so, he broke Craig Lowndes' 1996 record for the most wins in a championship year when he recorded his seventeenth win at Pukekohe Park.[4][a] Triple Eight Race Engineering are the defending teams' champions. Ford secured the manufacturers' title at the Ipswich SuperSprint.[6]

Teams and driversEdit

The following teams and drivers are competing in the 2019 championship.

Championship entries Enduro Cup entries
Manufacturer Model Entrant No. Driver name Rounds Co-driver name
Ford Ford Mustang GT Tickford Racing[b] 5   Lee Holdsworth 1–14   Thomas Randle
6   Cameron Waters 1–14   Michael Caruso[7]
55   Chaz Mostert 1–14   James Moffat[8]
DJR Team Penske 12[c]   Fabian Coulthard 1–14   Tony D'Alberto[9]
17   Scott McLaughlin 1–14   Alexandre Prémat[9]
23Red Racing[d] 23   Will Davison 1–14   Alex Davison[10]
Holden Holden ZB Commodore Walkinshaw Andretti United 2[e]   Scott Pye 1–14   Warren Luff[11]
22   James Courtney 1–14   Jack Perkins[11]
Brad Jones Racing 8   Nick Percat 1–14   Tim Blanchard[12]
14   Tim Slade 1–14   Ash Walsh[13]
Erebus Motorsport 9   David Reynolds 1–14   Luke Youlden[14]
99   Anton de Pasquale 1–14   Will Brown[14]
Charlie Schwerkolt Racing 18   Mark Winterbottom 1–14   Steven Richards[15]
Tekno Autosports 19   Jack Le Brocq 1–14   Jonathon Webb[16]
Tim Blanchard Racing[f] 21   Macauley Jones 1–14   Dean Canto[17]
Garry Rogers Motorsport 33   Richie Stanaway[g] 1–6, 10–14   Chris Pither[18]
  Chris Pither[g] 6–7, 13   Dylan O'Keeffe[19]
  Michael Caruso 8–9 N/A
34   James Golding 1–14   Richard Muscat[18]
Matt Stone Racing 35   Todd Hazelwood 1–14   Jack Smith[20]
Triple Eight Race Engineering 88[h]   Jamie Whincup 1–14   Craig Lowndes[21]
97   Shane van Gisbergen 1–14   Garth Tander[22]
Nissan Nissan Altima L33 Kelly Racing[i] 3   Garry Jacobson 1–14   Dean Fiore
7   Andre Heimgartner 1–14   Bryce Fullwood[23]
15[j]   Rick Kelly 1–14   Dale Wood[24]
78   Simona de Silvestro 1–14   Alex Rullo
Wildcard entries
Ford Ford Mustang GT Tickford Racing 66   Thomas Randle 10 N/A
Holden Holden ZB Commodore Brad Jones Racing 4   Jack Smith 3, 6–7, 10 N/A
77   Tim Blanchard 5 N/A
Walkinshaw Andretti United 27 N/A 12   Alexander Rossi
  James Hinchcliffe
Kostecki Brothers Racing 56 N/A 12–14   Brodie Kostecki
  Jake Kostecki
Source:[25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33] Source:[31][34][35]

Manufacturer changesEdit

 
Ford introduced the Mustang as a replacement for the FG X Falcon.

The sixth generation Ford Mustang, the Mustang GT, was homologated for the 2019 championship. The Mustang is a replacement for the FG X Falcon, which was used between 2015 and 2018.[36][37] Tickford Racing and DJR Team Penske oversaw the development of the car, with Ford Performance providing additional technical support.[38][39][40] Ford Australia provided financial support in developing the car, but no team was officially recognised as a factory team.[41] The homologation process required modifications to the bodywork to fit the series' control chassis, but the car continued to use the V8 engine used by the FG X Falcon.[42][43] The decision to return the Mustang to the series was made as Australia's domestic production of the Ford Falcon ceased in 2016.[44] The Mustang's return marked the first time since 1990 that a Mustang has contested the premier class of Australian motorsport.[45] The car completed the homologation process in December 2018 and was subsequently approved for competition by the Supercars Commission.[46]

Nissan withdrew its factory support from the championship at the end of 2018 as the company elected to change its global motorsport strategy and focus on its Formula E entry. Kelly Racing—who raced under the Nissan Motorsport name between 2013 and 2018—continued to compete with the Altima L33 chassis under licence from the company.[47][48] Nissan's decision to withdraw from the championship followed the Altima being withdrawn from sale in Australia in 2017.[49]

Team changesEdit

The number of entries was reduced from twenty-six to twenty-four with both Tickford Racing and Triple Eight Race Engineering returned a Racing Entitlement Contract (REC) to the sport's management.[50][51][52] 23Red Racing formed a partnership with Tickford Racing saw it become a satellite team of Tickford.[53] Matt Stone Racing upgraded from a VF Commodore to a ZB Commodore and are receiving technical support from Triple Eight Race Engineering.[54]

Driver changesEdit

Michael Caruso left Kelly Racing, joining Tickford Racing as an endurance co-driver. Caruso's seat was filled by Garry Jacobson, who made his full time début in the championship with the team.[7][55]

Craig Lowndes and Tim Blanchard retired from full-time competition at the end of the 2018 championship.[56] Both will return as endurance co-drivers with Triple Eight Race Engineering and Brad Jones Racing respectively.[8][57][58] Blanchard's seat at Tim Blanchard Racing was filled by Macauley Jones.[59] Jones made his full time début in the championship, after having previously entered as a wildcard at selected events in 2017 and 2018.

Mark Winterbottom and Richie Stanaway left Tickford Racing.[60] Winterbottom moved to Charlie Schwerkolt Racing, replacing Lee Holdsworth.[61][62] Holdsworth took Winterbottom's place at Tickford Racing,[63] while Stanaway moved to Garry Rogers Motorsport to replace Garth Tander.[27] Tander stepped down from full-time competition, joining Triple Eight Race Engineering as an endurance co-driver.[22]

Mid-season changesEdit

Richie Stanaway was withdrawn halfway through the Winton SuperSprint and missed the next three rounds, due to a neck injury. He was replaced for the remainder of the round, and the following Darwin Triple Crown by Chris Pither, who had already been nominated as Stanaway's partner for the endurance races.[64] Michael Caruso stepped in for the Townsville 400 and Ipswich SuperSprint, returning to the team for the first time since 2012.[32] Stanaway was stood down halfway through the Gold Coast 600, due to disciplinary reasons. Chris Pither became the main driver for the Sunday race while Super2 and TCR Australia driver Dylan O'Keeffe made his debut with the team.

CalendarEdit

The calendar was reduced to fifteen rounds in 2019, with the following events scheduled to take place:

Round Event Circuit Location Dates
1 Adelaide 500   Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 2–3 March
2 Melbourne 400   Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit Melbourne, Victoria 15–17 March
3 Tasmania SuperSprint   Symmons Plains Raceway Launceston, Tasmania 6–7 April
4 Phillip Island SuperSprint   Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 13–14 April
5 Perth SuperNight   Barbagallo Wanneroo Raceway Neerabup, Western Australia 3–4 May
6 Winton SuperSprint   Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 25–26 May
7 Darwin Triple Crown   Hidden Valley Raceway Darwin, Northern Territory 15–16 June
8 Townsville 400   Townsville Street Circuit Townsville, Queensland 6–7 July
9 Ipswich SuperSprint   Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 27–28 July
10 The Bend SuperSprint   The Bend Motorsport Park Tailem Bend, South Australia 24–25 August
11 Auckland SuperSprint   Pukekohe Park Raceway Pukekohe, Auckland Region 14–15 September
12 Bathurst 1000   Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 13 October
13 Gold Coast 600   Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Queensland 26–27 October
14 Sandown 500   Sandown Raceway Springvale, Victoria 9–10 November
15 Newcastle 500   Newcastle Street Circuit Newcastle, New South Wales 23–24 November
Source:[65]

Calendar changesEdit

The 2019 calendar underwent a radical revision compared to the 2018 calendar. The Sydney SuperNight 300 was removed from the calendar entirely and will be replaced by a new night race at Barbagallo Raceway. The change was made with the long-term view to running the Sydney round in January 2020 as part of a proposed move to a "summer series" format that would see the championship run primarily in the summer months.[65]

The Sandown 500 will move to a late-season slot in November, becoming the final round of the Pirtek Enduro Cup, to avoid clashing with the AFL and NRL finals series. The Auckland SuperSprint will be brought forward to September, making the Sandown 500 the penultimate round of the championship.[65] Changes to the Formula One calendar meant that the Australian Grand Prix was run earlier in the year than it was in 2018, and thus the Supercars support races was also moved forward. The Adelaide 500 was subsequently brought forward to remain the opening round of the season.

Format changesEdit

The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit event format reverted to a SuperSprint format after two years of two 250 kilometre races known as the Phillip Island 500.[66]

Rule changesEdit

Technical regulationsEdit

As a cost reduction measure, the use of twin-spring dampers were banned with teams required to use linear spring dampers.[67] A new specification of transaxle developed by Xtrac will be introduced.[68]

Sporting regulationsEdit

If a car is released from the pit bay before the fuel rig is decoupled from the car, the car must be re-raised on its pneumatic jacks and the fuel rig removed before the driver can rejoin the race.[69]

Results and standingsEdit

Season summaryEdit

Round Event Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 1 Adelaide 500   Fabian Coulthard   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
2   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
2 3 Melbourne 400   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
4   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
5   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Chaz Mostert Tickford Racing
6   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
3 7 Tasmania SuperSprint   Mark Winterbottom   James Courtney   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
8   Shane van Gisbergen   Mark Winterbottom   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
4 9 Phillip Island SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
10   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske
5 11 Perth SuperNight   Scott McLaughlin   James Courtney   Fabian Coulthard DJR Team Penske Report
12   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
6 13 Winton SuperSprint   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
14   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
7 15 Darwin Triple Crown   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
16   Scott McLaughlin   Cameron Waters   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
8 17 Townsville 400   David Reynolds   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
18   Cameron Waters   Scott McLaughlin   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering
9 19 Ipswich SuperSprint   Scott McLaughlin   Chaz Mostert   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
20   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
10 21 The Bend SuperSprint   Chaz Mostert   David Reynolds   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske Report
22   Scott McLaughlin   Cameron Waters   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
11 23 Auckland SuperSprint   Shane van Gisbergen   Jamie Whincup   Shane van Gisbergen Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
24   Jamie Whincup   Jamie Whincup   Scott McLaughlin DJR Team Penske
12 25 Bathurst 1000   Chaz Mostert[k]   Chaz Mostert   Scott McLaughlin
  Alexandre Prémat
DJR Team Penske Report
13 26 Gold Coast 600   Scott McLaughlin   Shane van Gisbergen   Jamie Whincup
  Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
27   Shane van Gisbergen   James Courtney   Shane van Gisbergen
  Garth Tander
Triple Eight Race Engineering
14 28 Sandown 500   Alexandre Prémat[l]   Bryce Fullwood   Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Report
29   Craig Lowndes[l]   Cameron Waters   Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering
30   Jamie Whincup
  Craig Lowndes
  Shane van Gisbergen   Jamie Whincup
  Craig Lowndes
Triple Eight Race Engineering
15 31 Newcastle 500 Report
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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. At least 50% of the planned race distance must be completed for the result to be valid and championship points awarded.

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 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
Bathurst 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
Sandown 250 230 215 200 185 170 160 150 140 130 120 115 110 105 100 95 90 85 80 75 70 65 60 55 50 45
Melbourne (long) 100 92 86 80 74 68 64 60 56 52 48 46 44 42 40 38 36 34 32 30 28 26 24 22 20 18
Melbourne (short) 50 46 43 40 37 34 32 30 28 26 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9
  • Standard: Used for all SuperSprint and street races, including the Gold Coast 600.
  • Bathurst: Used for the Bathurst 1000.
  • Sandown: Used for the Sandown 500.
  • Melbourne (long): Used for Race 1 and 3 of the Melbourne 400.
  • Melbourne (short): Used for Race 2 and 4 of the Melbourne 400, and the qualifying races for the Sandown 500.

Drivers' championshipEdit

Pos. Driver No. ADE
 
MEL
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
BEN
 
PUK
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
SAN
 
NEW
 
Pen. Points
1   Scott McLaughlin 17 1 1 1 1 DNS 1 1 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 4 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 DNS 5 9 0 3614
2   Shane van Gisbergen 97 3 3 Ret 10 21 22 3 1 6 7 5 5 5 7 8 10 4 1 5 2 6 6 1 2 2 2 1 Ret 17 0 3064
3   Jamie Whincup 88 2 7 8 4 2 3 25 5 Ret 12 4 2 6 3 5 5 2 Ret 1 4 11 5 6 16 4 1 2 1 1 0 2968
4   Fabian Coulthard 12 6 20 2 5 5 15 2 2 2 1 1 4 15 2 7 3 5 2 10 18 12 10 7 12 21 9 11 6 4 0 2791
5   Chaz Mostert 55 5 15 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 5 3 Ret 2 10 2 6 3 5 3 3 2 3 24 3 15 DNS DNS 9 2 0 2705
6   David Reynolds 9 8 9 10 7 4 8 6 3 4 11 10 6 3 4 3 2 6 20 9 21 7 13 3 24 5 22 3 3 Ret 0 2517
7   Cameron Waters 6 22 2 3 3 DNS 4 11 11 Ret 6 8 3 11 6 4 4 21 3 6 6 9 8 2 14 20 4 5 14 21 0 2387
8   Will Davison 23 4 8 4 6 10 5 19 14 10 4 6 8 12 Ret 12 9 7 21 2 5 Ret 2 9 13 10 7 7 4 6 0 2369
9   Lee Holdsworth 5 21 11 9 12 12 9 13 9 15 14 9 9 22 5 6 7 10 8 7 14 13 9 5 15 9 6 6 7 3 0 2323
10   Nick Percat 8 7 5 14 15 8 10 8 7 9 10 7 10 7 9 13 15 8 19 8 9 8 4 12 4 14 14 10 18 11 0 2298
11   James Courtney 22 10 12 7 9 7 16 5 13 22 24 25 16 4 13 9 14 13 13 11 12 10 15 17 17 3 12 9 10 7 0 2107
12   Scott Pye 2 Ret 17 13 14 6 11 12 8 8 15 16 Ret 10 8 10 19 20 15 21 16 15 16 13 6 7 5 4 23 5 0 1980
13   Anton de Pasquale 99 16 14 11 13 11 12 9 23 12 3 13 7 18 17 11 8 11 4 14 11 3 7 15 20 Ret 11 8 13 10 0 1979
14   Mark Winterbottom 18 9 6 12 11 13 6 4 6 21 17 18 15 9 22 17 12 9 Ret 15 10 4 23 22 8 6 12 19 15 12 0 1951
15   Andre Heimgartner 7 13 13 15 18 9 14 18 17 3 13 17 23 8 11 16 11 12 18 12 7 5 20 8 19 Ret Ret 21 2 8 0 1764
16   Tim Slade 14 17 4 6 8 3 7 7 12 17 9 11 11 13 12 Ret 18 16 12 Ret 17 14 12 11 18 Ret 8 17 20 13 0 1727
17   Rick Kelly 15 11 24 22 16 16 19 17 15 7 8 15 20 14 Ret 21 16 17 6 16 8 23 11 19 11 8 10 14 17 22 0 1706
18   Todd Hazelwood 35 12 10 23 17 14 13 14 18 11 16 23 14 19 15 18 13 14 16 19 13 Ret 14 14 5 Ret 20 20 11 20 0 1480
19   Simona de Silvestro 78 15 16 18 19 17 21 21 21 16 18 12 12 23 23 19 20 19 10 18 19 Ret 22 16 7 13 21 22 12 15 0 1465
20   James Golding 34 14 19 16 23 18 18 15 16 13 22 14 13 17 19 Ret 17 15 7 13 15 18 18 23 10 11 16 Ret 16 Ret 0 1437
21   Jack Le Brocq 19 20 21 20 20 15 23 22 22 20 20 20 22 20 20 Ret 21 23 14 22 23 21 25 21 23 17 13 13 24 19 0 1223
22   Macauley Jones 21 DNS 23 19 22 20 Ret 20 20 18 21 24 17 16 16 22 22 18 17 Ret 22 19 21 20 22 16 17 15 21 18 0 1218
23   Garry Jacobson 3 19 22 21 24 19 17 24 Ret 19 19 19 19 21 18 14 24 24 Ret 20 Ret 20 19 18 21 19 15 12 22 Ret 0 1092
24   Richie Stanaway 33 18 18 17 21 DSQ 20 16 19 14 23 22 21 25 WD 16 24 10 9 12 23 WD 19 14 0 1029
25   Craig Lowndes 88 4 1 2 1 1 0 828
26   Thomas Randle 66/5 17 17 9 6 6 5 3 0 732
27   Garth Tander 97 2 2 1 3 17 0 697
28   Michael Caruso 33/6 22 9 17 20 20 4 5 8 21 0 643
29   Warren Luff 2 7 5 4 11 5 0 632
30   Alexandre Prémat 17 1 3 DNS 6 9 0 603
31   Jack Perkins 22 3 12 9 18 7 0 588
32   Alex Davison 23 10 7 7 10 6 0 544
33   Chris Pither 33 14 15 23 12 23 18 17 14 0 507
34   Tim Blanchard 77/8 21 18 14 14 10 16 11 0 499
35   Tony D'Alberto 12 21 9 11 13 4 0 462
36   Jack Smith 4/35 23 24 24 21 20 25 22 26 Ret 20 20 24 20 0 461
37   Steven Richards 18 6 19 19 12 12 0 438
38   Luke Youlden 9 5 22 3 7 Ret 0 422
39   Dale Wood 15 8 10 14 14 22 0 407
40   James Moffat 55 15 DNS DNS Ret 2 0 350
41   Will Brown 99 Ret 11 8 2 10 0 338
42   Jonathon Webb 19 17 13 13 20 19 0 335
43   Alex Rullo 78 13 21 22 19 15 0 329
44   Dean Canto 21 16 17 15 22 18 0 326
45   Ash Walsh 14 Ret 8 17 23 13 0 266
46   Dean Fiore 3 19 15 12 15 Ret 0 245
47   Brodie Kostecki 56 Ret 18 16 8 16 0 233
48   Bryce Fullwood 7 Ret Ret 21 4 8 0 232
49   Richard Muscat 34 11 16 Ret 9 Ret 0 229
50   Jake Kostecki 56 Ret 18 16 21 16 0 217
51   James Hinchcliffe 27 18 0 102
52   Alexander Rossi 27 18 0 102
53   Dylan O'Keeffe 33 18 0 51
Pos. Driver No. ADE
 
MEL
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
BEN
 
PUK
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
SAN
 
NEW
 
Pen. Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formating Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap

  Results count toward the Enduro Cup.

Teams' championshipEdit

Pos. Team No. ADE
 
MEL
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
BEN
 
PUK
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
SAN
 
NEW
 
Pen. Points
1 DJR Team Penske 12 6 20 2 5 5 15 2 2 2 1 1 4 15 2 7 3 5 2 10 18 12 10 7 12 21 9 11 4 360 6101
17 1 1 1 1 DNS 1 1 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 4 1 1 1 4 1 1 3 DNS 9
2 Triple Eight Race Engineering 88 2 7 8 4 2 3 25 5 Ret 12 4 2 6 3 5 5 2 Ret 1 4 11 5 6 16 4 1 2 1 140 5985
97 3 3 Ret 10 21 22 3 1 6 7 5 5 5 7 8 10 4 1 5 2 6 6 1 2 2 2 1 17
3 Tickford Racing 5 21 11 9 12 12 9 13 9 15 14 9 9 22 5 6 7 10 8 7 14 13 9 5 15 9 6 6 3 50 5015
55 5 15 5 2 1 2 10 10 5 5 3 Ret 2 10 2 6 3 5 3 3 2 3 24 3 15 DNS DNS 2
4 Tickford Racing / 23Red Racing 6 22 2 3 3 DNS 4 11 11 Ret 6 8 3 11 6 4 4 21 3 6 6 9 8 2 14 20 4 5 21 80 4732
23 4 8 4 6 10 5 19 14 10 4 6 8 12 Ret 12 9 7 21 2 5 Ret 2 9 13 10 7 7 6
5 Erebus Motorsport 9 8 9 10 7 4 8 6 3 4 11 10 6 3 4 3 2 6 20 9 21 7 13 3 24 5 22 3 Ret 30 4544
99 16 14 11 13 11 12 9 23 12 3 13 7 18 17 11 8 11 4 14 11 3 7 15 20 Ret 11 8 10
6 Walkinshaw Andretti United 2 Ret 17 13 14 6 11 12 8 8 15 16 Ret 10 8 10 19 20 15 21 16 15 16 13 6 7 5 4 5 60 4068
22 10 12 7 9 7 16 5 13 22 24 25 16 4 13 9 14 13 13 11 12 10 15 17 17 3 12 9 7
7 Brad Jones Racing 8 7 5 14 15 8 10 8 7 9 10 7 10 7 9 13 15 8 19 8 9 8 4 12 4 14 14 10 11 0 4056
14 17 4 6 8 3 7 7 12 17 9 11 11 13 12 Ret 18 16 12 Ret 17 14 12 11 18 Ret 8 17 13
8 Kelly Racing 7 13 13 15 18 9 14 18 17 3 13 17 23 8 11 16 11 12 18 12 7 5 20 8 19 Ret Ret 21 8 50 3481
15 11 24 22 16 16 19 17 15 7 8 15 20 14 Ret 21 16 17 6 16 8 23 11 19 11 8 10 14 22
9 Garry Rogers Motorsport 33 18 18 17 21 DSQ 20 16 19 14 23 22 21 25 14 15 23 22 9 17 20 16 24 10 9 12 23 18 14 0 2944
34 14 19 16 23 18 18 15 16 13 22 14 13 17 19 Ret 17 15 7 13 15 18 18 23 10 11 16 Ret Ret
10 Kelly Racing 3 19 22 21 24 19 17 24 Ret 19 19 19 19 21 18 14 24 24 Ret 20 Ret 20 19 18 21 19 15 12 Ret 30 2563
78 15 16 18 19 17 21 21 21 16 18 12 12 23 23 19 20 19 10 18 19 Ret 22 16 7 13 21 22 15
11 Charlie Schwerkolt Racing  18 9 6 12 11 13 6 4 6 21 17 18 15 9 22 17 12 9 Ret 15 10 4 23 22 8 6 19 19 12 60 1914
12 Matt Stone Racing  35 12 10 23 17 14 13 14 18 11 16 23 14 19 15 18 13 14 16 19 13 Ret 14 14 5 Ret 20 20 20 60 1431
13 Tim Blanchard Racing  21 DNS 23 19 22 20 Ret 20 20 18 21 24 17 16 16 22 22 18 17 Ret 22 19 21 20 22 16 17 15 18 0 1231
14 Tekno Autosports  19 20 21 20 20 15 23 22 22 20 20 20 22 20 20 Ret 21 23 14 22 23 21 25 21 23 17 13 13 19 30 1208
Pos. Team No. ADE
 
MEL
 
SYM
 
PHI
 
BAR
 
WIN
 
HID
 
TOW
 
QLD
 
BEN
 
PUK
 
BAT
 
SUR
 
SAN
 
NEW
 
Pen. Points
Key
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Other points position
Blue Other classified position
Not classified, finished (NC)
Purple Not classified, retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Excluded (EX)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Withdrawn (WD)
Text formating Meaning
Bold Pole position
Italics Fastest lap

  – Denotes single-car team
  Results count toward the Enduro Cup.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ McLaughlin also broke Mark Donohue's record for the most wins in a championship year by a Team Penske driver.[5]
  2. ^ For points-scoring purposes, Tickford Racing is divided into two teams: one made up of car #5 and car #55, and a single-car entry for car #6.
  3. ^ Fabian Coulthard raced as number 333 at the Townsville 400.
  4. ^ 23Red Racing is a satellite team of Tickford Racing; 23Red Racing own the Racing Entitlement Contract for car #23, while Tickford Racing runs the car and oversees trackside activities on its behalf.
  5. ^ Scott Pye raced as number 200 at the Phillip Island SuperSprint.
  6. ^ Tim Blanchard Racing is a satellite team of Brad Jones Racing; Tim Blanchard Racing own the Racing Entitlement Contract for car #21, while Brad Jones Racing runs the car and oversees trackside activities on its behalf.
  7. ^ a b Richie Stanaway was entered into Round 6 and contested Race 13, but was withdrawn from Race 14. Chris Pither was entered into Race 14 in his place. The same situation occurred at Round 13, with the switch taking place between Races 26 and 27.
  8. ^ Jamie Whincup and Craig Lowndes will race as number 888 for the Enduro Cup.
  9. ^ For points-scoring purposes, Kelly Racing is divided into two teams: one made up of car #3 and car #78, and another consisting of car #7 and car #15.
  10. ^ Rick Kelly raced as number 100 at the Townsville 400.
  11. ^ Scott McLaughlin qualified on pole, but was later stripped of the result when his engine was found to have breached the technical regulations. Chaz Mostert was recognised as the pole-sitter in his place.[70]
  12. ^ a b Pole position for the Sandown qualifying races is not recognised as an official pole position and does not count towards the driver's career statistics.

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