2016 V8 Touring Car National Series
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The 2016 Kumho Tyres Australian V8 Touring Car Series is the 9th running of the series.[1] Defending champion Liam McAdam moved to the V8 Supercars Dunlop Series for 2016.[2]

Team and drivers

Team Car No. Driver Rounds
Kustom Workz / Supercar Parts Ford BF Falcon 4 Shane Hunt 3-4
Haymans Virginia / JCH Electrical Ford BF Falcon 5 Jason Heck 1-3
501 Performance Ford BF Falcon 6 David Wright 2
MoComm Motorsport Communications Holden VE Commodore 7 Jim Pollicina 1-4
Poco / Simons Earthwork Holden VZ Commodore 8 Steve Briffa 1,3-4
Kenwood Homes Ford BF Falcon 11 Michael Anderson 1,3-4
Edge Designer Homes Ford BF Falcon 13 Tyler Greenbury 1
Image Racing / Lubrimaxx Ford FG Falcon 13 Tyler Greenbury 2-3
Ford BF Falcon 4
Ford BA Falcon 16 Leigh Moran 1–2,4
Brad Jones Racing Holden VE Commodore 14 Josh Smith All
Car Advice / Penrite Holden VE Commodore 15 Emily Duggan 1
Newton Motorsport / Petwell Engineering Ford EL Falcon 17 Troy Stapleton 2,4
Unichip Dynomotive Holden VE Commodore 18 Jack Sipp 1
66 2-4
Cavalier Homes Ford BA Falcon 18 Matt Chahda 2
Wake Up/Side Bar Holden VZ Commodore 18 Warren Millett 3-4
Savs Auto Electric / Westco Automotive Holden VE Commodore 25 Sam Morabito 1
Dean Vovacevich 2-4
MW Motorsport Ford FG Falcon 26 Garry Jacobson 4-5
Tempest Solutions Air & Mechanical Holden VE Commodore 37 Anthony Loscialpo 1-2
Michael Caine 3
Vectra Corp / Lubrimaxx Ford FG Falcon 39 Chris Smerdon All
SA Racing Logistics / THR Developments Holden VE Commodore 45 Taz Douglas All
BSTRONG ELECTRICAL / Kirra Automotive Holden VZ Commodore 75 Brendan Strong 1-3
WARLORD / Simon's Earthworks Holden VZ Commodore 88 Simon Emerzidis All
Custom Garage Ford EL Falcon 111 Andy Cantrell 3

Race calendar

The series is being contested over five rounds with three races at each round.[1]

Round Circuit City / state Date Winning driver(s)
1 Victoria (Australia) Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 1–3 April Taz Douglas
2 Victoria (Australia) Winton Motor Raceway Winton, Victoria 20–22 May Taz Douglas
3 Queensland Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 22–24 July Taz Douglas
4 Victoria (Australia) Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 9–11 September Garry Jacobson
5 New South Wales Sydney Motorsport Park Sydney, New South Wales 28–30 October Garry Jacobson

Series standings

Pos. Driver SAN
Victoria (Australia)
WIN
Victoria (Australia)
QLD
Queensland
PHI
Victoria (Australia)
SMP
New South Wales
Pts.
1 Taz Douglas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 4 5 5 3 598
2 Tyler Greenbury 7 3 3 3 2 3 2 Ret 2 2 2 2 3 7 4 496
3 Josh Smith NC 7 5 2 3 2 4 6 5 3 4 3 2 1 2 489
4 Jim Pollicina 5 4 6 11 4 12 5 2 3 5 5 5 6 10 10 353
5 Chris Smerdon 2 6 4 4 5 Ret 2 3 4 6 6 10 8 8 12 337
6 Garry Jacobson 1 1 1 1 2 1 281
7 Michael Anderson 6 9 Ret 5 Ret 6 6 4 8 Ret 7 6 4 3 7 277
8 Jack Sipp 9 12 10 8 10 7 11 9 11 7 8 Ret 10 6 8 209
9 Simon Emerzidis 11 15 12 10 14 10 7 12 Ret 8 9 7 14 15 15 172
10 Dean Kovacevich 13 9 13 13 10 10 13 11 9 137
11 Warren Millett 8 11 12 9 10 11 16 12 13 114
12 Brendan Strong 8 10 9 9 7 9 12 8 DNS Ret Ret Ret 113
13 Steve Briffa 3 8 7 EXC EXC 7 Ret Ret Ret 12 17 Ret 113
14 Jason Heck 4 5 8 6 6 Ret Ret DNS DNS 100
15 Anthony Loscialpo Ret 13 14 12 8 8 96
16 Shane Hunt 10 5 9 12 Ret 8 Ret 14 Ret 93
17 Bryce Fullwood DNS 2 2 88
18 Tony Evangelou 7 4 5 79
19 Michael Caine Ret Ret 6 11 11 9 70
20 Leigh Moran 12 14 13 15 13 Ret 11 13 14 67
21 Troy Stapleton 14 12 11 10 12 12 65
22 David Wright 7 11 5 62
23 Jon McCorkindale 9 9 6 56
24 Mark Primmer 14 14 13 15 16 14 48
25 Matt Chahda Ret DNS 4 41
26 Isidoro Ambrosio 13 13 11 31
27 Andy Cantrell 9 Ret 13 25
28 Sam Morabito 10 11 Ret 16
29 Emily Duggan Ret Ret 11 15
30 Garry Mennell Ret 18 16 11

References

  1. ^ a b "Shannons National Motor Racing Championships - Kumho Tyres V8 Touring Cars". Thenationals.com.au. 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-05-18.
  2. ^ "McAdam graduates to Dunlop Series for 2016". Speedcafe. 2015-09-22. Retrieved 2016-05-18.

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