The 2004 Tranzam Sports Sedan Series was an Australian motor racing competition open to Sports Sedans and Trans Am type cars.[1] The series was administered by the National Australian Sports Sedan Association and was sanctioned by CAMS as a National Series.[1] Held as the first Tranzam Sports Sedan Series following the discontinuation of the Australian Sports Sedan Championship at the end of 2003, it was won by Darren Hossack driving a Saab 9-3.


The series was contested over five rounds with three races per round.[1]

Round[1] Circuit[1][2] Date[1]
1 Mallala Motor Sport Park 9 May
2 Winton Motor Raceway 6 June
3 Oran Park Raceway - South Circuit 27 June[2]
4 Eastern Creek International Raceway 1 August
5 Oran Park Grand Prix Circuit[3] 13 November[3]

Eligible cars

The following cars were eligible to compete in the series:[1]

  • Class SS: Space framed Sports Sedans complying with CAMS Group 3D Sports Sedan regulations[1]
  • Class TS: Transam cars complying with regulations for North American Transam competition[1]
  • Class TZ: TraNZam cars complying with the relevant New Zealand regulations[1]
  • Class TA: Australian TA cars complying with National Australian Sports Sedan Association Class TA regulations[1]

Points system

Series points were awarded in each race according to the following criteria:[1]

Position[1] 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th Other finishers
Points[1] 20 18 15 136 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

In addition, 2 points were awarded for first place in qualifying.[1]

Series standings

Position[3] Driver[3] No.[2] Car Entrant[2]
1 Darren Hossack 4 Saab 9-3 Aero[2] Chevrolet[4] Audi Spares
2 Tony Ricciardello 5 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV[2] Chevrolet[4] B&M Ricciardello Motors
3 Bernard Gillon 3 Ford Mustang Cobra[2] Powerbuilt Tools

The above table lists only the top three placegetters.


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