Cameron McLean (born 14 December 1967) is an Australian former racing driver.

Career

McLean began racing at age 14 in karts.[1] He came to prominence when he won the 1995 Australian Sports Sedan Championship in a BMW M3. McLean won the 1997 and 1998 Privateers’ Cup in the Australian Super Touring Championship. In 1999 he moved to the V8 Supercars category with Greenfield Mowers Racing, winning the Privateers award in the 1999 Shell Championship Series. From there, he raced in selected events, but was always a regular in the endurance races. For 2001 and 2002, he drove for private team , but was never able to land a full-time drive with a professional outfit. McLean drove with a number of different leading teams in the enduros, including Dick Johnson Racing, Kmart Racing, Stone Brothers Racing, Ford Performance Racing and Garry Rogers Motorsport. His best V8 Supercar result came in the 2004 Sandown 500 where he finished second for Stone Brothers Racing, driving with Russell Ingall. McLean also finished fourth in the 2001 Bathurst 1000 with Greg Ritter, driving for Dick Johnson Racing.[2]

Career results

Year Series Pos. Car Entrant
1995 Australian Sports Sedan Championship 1st BMW M3
1996 Australian Super Touring Championship 9th BMW 318i Greenfield Mowers Racing
1997 Australian Super Touring Championship 6th Opel Vectra
Holden Vectra
Greenfield Mowers Racing
1998 Australian Super Touring Championship 4th BMW 320i Greenfield Mowers Racing
1999 Australian Super Touring Championship 13th Volvo S40 Volvo Racing
1999 Shell Championship Series 18th Ford EL Falcon Greenfield Mowers Racing
2000 Shell Championship Series 20th Ford AU Falcon Greenfield Mowers Racing
Shell Helix Racing
2001 Shell Championship Series 25th Ford AU Falcon Paragon Motorsport
Shell Helix Racing
2002 V8 Supercar Championship Series 25th Ford AU Falcon Paragon Motorsport
2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series 47th Holden VX Commodore K-Mart Racing Team
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series 33rd Ford BA Falcon Caltex Havoline Race Team
2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series 56th Ford BA Falcon Ford Performance Racing
2005 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 9th Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 996 Sherrin Hire Pty Ltd
2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series 48th Ford BA Falcon
Holden VZ Commodore
Ford Performance Racing
Repco Valvoline Cummins Team
2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series 40th Holden VE Commodore Valvoline Cummins Race Team

Complete Bathurst 1000 results

Year Team Car Co-driver Position Laps
1997* Volvo Dealer Racing Volvo 850 Sweden Jan Nilsson 5th 158
1998* Greenfield Mowers Racing BMW 320i Australia Tony Scott 4th 159
1998 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore VS Australia Garth Tander DNF 49
1999 Greenfield Mowers Racing Ford Falcon EL United Kingdom John Cleland DNF 138
2000 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon AU Australia Steven Johnson 4th 161
2001 Dick Johnson Racing Ford Falcon AU Australia Greg Ritter 4th 161
2002 Paragon Motorsport Ford Falcon AU Australia Tony Scott 8th 161
2003 K-Mart Racing Team Holden Commodore VX United Kingdom Andy Priaulx DNF 33
2004 Stone Brothers Racing Ford Falcon BA Australia Russell Ingall 6th 161
2005 Ford Performance Racing Ford Falcon BA Australia Greg Ritter 18th 138
2006 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore VZ Australia Greg Ritter 13th 160
2007 Garry Rogers Motorsport Holden Commodore VE Australia Greg Ritter 9th 161
  • Super Touring 1000

References

  1. ^ Official Program, Sensational Adelaide 500, April 9, 10, 11, 1999, page 68
  2. ^ "Cameron McLean - Speedcafe". Retrieved 26 August 2017.

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