The 2015 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series was an Australian motor racing competition open to Sports Sedans and Trans Am style cars.[1] It was sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as a National Series [1] and was the twelfth National Series for Sports Sedans to be contested following the discontinuation of the Australian Sports Sedan Championship at the end of 2003. The 2015 series was won by Tony Ricciardello driving an Alfa Romeo GTV.

Calendar

Tony Ricciardello placed first in the series driving an Alfa Romeo GTV (pictured above in 2014)

The series was contested over five rounds.[1]

Round [1] Circuit [1] [2] Date [1] [2] Format [1] [2] Round winner [3] Car [2]
1 Sandown 27-29 March Three races Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo GTV
2 Winton 15-17 May Three races Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo GTV
3 Queensland Raceway 7-9 August Three races Jack Perkins Audi A4
4 Wakefield Park 16-18 October Three races Jack Perkins Audi A4
5 Sydney Motorsport Park 13-15 November Three races Jack Perkins Audi A4

The results for each round were determined by the number of points scored by each driver at that round.[1]

Classes structure

Cars competed in the following classes: [1]

  • Class SS: Automobiles complying with the provisions of the CAMS Group 3D regulations for Sport Sedans.[1]
  • Class TA: Trans Am type automobiles complying with the 2015 Sports Sedan Series Technical Regulations for Class TA.[1]
  • Class M: MARC cars [4]

Points system

Series points were awarded to drivers for their outright finishing positions in each race on the following basis: [1]

Position [1] 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
& below
Race 1 [1] 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 8 6 4 2
Race 2 [1] 45 42 39 36 33 30 27 24 21 18 15 12 9 6 3
Race 3 [1] 60 56 52 48 44 40 36 32 28 24 20 16 12 8 4

Series standings

Final series standings were as follows:

Position [3] Driver [3] No. [3] Car [2] Class [2] Competitor / Team [2] San [3] Win [3] Que [3] Wak [3] Syd [3] Total [3]
1 Tony Ricciardello 1 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV SS B&M Ricciardello Motors 133 131 78 122 120 584
2 Steven Tamasi 9 Holden Calibra SS Domain Prestige Homes 119 107 117 110 70 523
3 Thomas Randle 93 Saab 9-3 Aero SS Kerrick / CKAS 115 128 92 95 84 514
4 Jack Perkins 4 Audi A4 SS Auto Union Deutsche 0 0 135 135 135 405
5 Colin Smith 44 Holden Monaro SS MR Automotive 63 105 56 79 62 365
6 Bruce Banks 56 Mazda RX-7 SS BJ Banks Electrical 66 80 59 70 59 334
7 Shane Woodman 16 BMW M3 GTR SS Landells Signs 0 100 60 101 0 261
8 Michael Robinson 32 Holden Monaro SS Bell Real Estate 0 69 83 82 0 234
9 Bruce Henley 43 Mazda RX-8 SS Stawell Cartage 51 75 0 67 0 193
10 Kerry Baily 58 Aston Martin DBR9 SS Rent Depot 110 0 48 0 0 158
11 Andrew Brown 60 Chevrolet Camaro TA Andrew Brown Motorsport 78 48 0 0 0 126
12 Phil Crompton 12 Ford Mustang TA Moonbi Oil Traders 0 0 74 0 24 98
13 Shane Bradford 68 Chevrolet Camaro TA Aston Air Conditioning 0 0 97 0 0 97
14 Paul Morris 91 Ford Focus M MARC Cars Australia 96 0 0 0 0 96
15 Dean Camm 66 Chevrolet Corvette TA Five Star Fencing & Gates 87 0 0 0 0 87
16 Michael Benton 92 Ford Focus M MARC Cars Australia 42 0 30 0 0 72
17 Keith Kassulke 91 Ford Focus M MARC Cars Australia 0 0 51 0 0 51
18 Darren Hossack 4 Audi A4 SS Auto Union Deutsche 42 0 0 0 0 42
19 Tony Alford 54 Ford Focus M MARC Cars Australia 0 0 39 0 0 39
20 Peter McLeod 50 Mazda RX-7 SS Slick 50 0 14 0 0 0 14

Class TA award

Reference was made in the sporting regulations regarding a Class TA award [1] however results for this were not included with the official published series points table.[3]

Notes and references