1999 Australian Sports Sedan Championship

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The 1999 Australian Sports Sedan Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title open to Sports Sedans [1] complying with CAMS Group 2D regulations.[2] The championship, which was the fifteenth Australian Sports Sedan Championship,[3] was won by Tony Ricciardello [4] driving an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTVChevrolet.[5]

Calendar

The championship was contested over a five round series.[4]

Round Circuit State Date Format
1 [6] Oran Park [6] New South Wales 2 May [6] Three races [6]
2 [7] Lakeside International Raceway [7] Queensland 20 June [7] Three races [7]
3 [8] Mallala Motor Sport Park [8] South Australia 15 August [8] Three races [8]
4 [9] Barbagallo Raceway [9] Western Australia 26 September [10] Three races [9]
5 Oran Park [11] New South Wales 24 October [11] Three races [11]

Championship results

Position [4] Driver [4] No. [7] [5] [10] Car [7] [6] [8] [5] [9] [10] [11] Entrant [7] [5] Points [4]
1 Tony Ricciardello 1 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTVChevrolet Basil Ricciardello 243
2 Kerry Baily 38 Honda PreludeChevrolet Stephen Voight / Kerry Baily 196
3 Mick Monterosso 2 Holden CommodoreChevrolet
Ford Escort RSChevrolet
Mick Monterosso 169
4 Des Wall 20 Toyota SupraChevrolet Des Wall 166
5 Ivan Mikac 42 Mazda RX-7 Ivan Mikac 126
6 Grant Munday 14 Holden VN Commodore Grant Munday 119
7 Barry Jameson 45 Ford Falcon XR8Chevrolet Barry Jameson 111
8 Phil Crompton 49 Ford EB Falcon Phil Crompton 97
9 Kevin Clark 16 Ford Mustang GT Kevin Clark 92
10 David Krause 179 Holden EH Ronald J Krause 84
11 Bob Jolly 3 Holden VS Commodore Bob Jolly 73
12 Mark Trenoweth 8 Jaguar XJS Mark Trenoweth 59
13 Mark Stinson 13 Holden CalibraChevrolet Australian Sports Sedan Association 52
14 Tony Wilson 27 Holden VS Commodore The Smash Repair Centre 52
15 Peter O'Brien 17 Holden VL CommodoreChevrolet O'Brien Aluminium 48
16 Jeff Barnes 6 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am Barnes High Performance 45
17 Joseph Said 9 Fiat 124 Coupe Joseph Said 32
18 Norman Mogg 111 Holden VL Commodore Norman Mogg 30
19 Stephen Lichtenberger 5 Mazda RX-7 Stephen Lichtenberger 29
20 Trent Young 11 Toyota Corolla Trent Young 27
21 Simon Emmerling 11 BMW 635CSi 26
22 Ron O'Brien 18 Ford Sierra RS500Chevrolet
Holden VL Commodore
O'Brien Aluminium 26
23 Tony Hubbard 26 Holden Calibra Tony Hubbard 24
24 Peter Hayes 28 Ford Capri Peter Hayes 23
25 Graham Smith 16 Opel CalibraFiat Graham Smith 23
26 Bruce Dee Boo 44 Mazda RX-7 Bruce Dee Boo 20
27 Dean Randle 33 Saab 900 AeroChevrolet Dean Randle 19
28 Richard Catchlove 22 Mazda RX-7 Bill Emeny 16
29 Bill Martin 10 Mazda RX-7Chevrolet Bill Martin 15
30 Mark Smith 29 Holden Gemini Mark Smith 14
31 Barry Bray 36 Mazda RX-7 Barry Bray 13
32 Fred Axisa 80 Holden VK Commodore Fred Axisa 11
33 Lee Nicolle 10 Holden Torana GTR XU-1 Lee Nicolle 10
34 Keith Carling 11 Mazda RX-7 Keith Carling 8

References

  1. Australian Title Conditions, 1999 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, pages 7-10 to 7-12
  2. Specifications of Automobiles, 1999 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 7-54 to 7-58
  3. Records, Titles and Awards, 2002 CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, page 14-10
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 ASSC Points after final Round 5 at Oran Park October 31 1999, National Australian Sports Sedan Association Inc., 3 December 1999
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Official Programme, Mallala, Sunday, 15 August 1999
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Garry O’Brien, Ricciardello shines in Sports Sedans, Auto Action, 20 May 1999, page 34
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 Natsoft Race Results, racing.natsoft.com.au Retrieved on 5 March 2014
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 James Baker, Ricciardello’s hat trick boosts lead, Auto Action, 20 May 1999, page 34
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Rob Janney, Ricciardello’s Barbagallo, Auto Action, 28 October 1999
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Western Australian Motor Racing Results 1999 - Part 2: July – December, www.terrywalkersplace.com Retrieved on 5 March 2014
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Garry O’Brien, Ricciardello wraps up title number two, Auto Action, 2 December 1999, page 35