The 2006 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series was an Australian motor racing competition which was recognised by Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) as a National Series.[1] It was the third National Series for Sports Sedans to be contested in Australia following the discontinuation of the Australian Sports Sedan Championship at the end of 2003 and was the first to carry the "Kerrick Sports Sedan Series" name.

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

  • Class SS: Cars complying with CAMS regulations for Group 3D Sports Sedans
  • Class TS: Trans Am Cars complying with Australian regulations for North American Trans-Am competition
  • Class TNZ: TraNZam cars complying with TRG of New Zealand regulations
  • Class TA: Australian Transzam cars complying with class TA regulations

The series was won by Dean Randle[2] driving a Saab 9-3 Aero.[3]

Calendar

The series was contested over five rounds.[4]

Round[4] Circuit[4] Date[4] Format[4] Round winner[4] Car[3]
1 Wakefield Park 3–5 March Two races Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo GTV
2 Phillip Island 19–21 May Two races Dean Randle Saab 9-3 Aero
3 Eastern Creek 7–9 July Three races Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo GTV
4 Queensland Raceway 2–3 September Three races Dean Randle Saab 9-3 Aero
5 Oran Park 28–29 October Three races Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo GTV

Points system

Series points were awarded in each race as per the following table:[1]

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

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

Series standings

Position[4] Driver[4] Car[3] Points[4]
1 Dean Randle Saab 9-3 Aero Chevrolet 227
2 Tony Ricciardello Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV Chevrolet 195
3 Daniel Tamasi Holden Calibra Chevrolet 168
4 Stephen Voight Nissan 300ZX Chevrolet 110
5 Glen Hastings Ford TC Cortina Chevrolet[4] 97
6 Charlie Senese Honda Prelude Chevrolet 89
7 Kerry Baily Nissan 300ZX Chevrolet 84
8 Des Wall Chevrolet Corvette 77
9 Phil Crompton Ford Mustang 72
10 Jeff Barnes Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 51
11 Darren Hossack Saab 9-3 Aero Chevrolet 45
12 Trent Young Mazda RX-7 39
13 Daniel Jamieson Jaguar XKR Chevrolet 39
14 Chris Jackson Holden Calibra Chevrolet 34
15 Colin Smith Rover Vitesse Chevrolet 32
16 Chris Donnelly Ford EB Falcon 30
17 Bob McLoughlin Holden VS Commodore Chevrolet 29
18 Mark Nelson Saab 9-3 Aero Chevrolet 22
19 Geoff Gillespie BMW E36 M3 15
20 Stephen Lichtenberger Mazda RX-7 13
21 Shane Bradford Ford EB Falcon 13
22 Dean Camm Honda Prelude Chevrolet 11
23 Fred Axisa Holden VX Commodore Chevrolet 11
24 Anthony Macready Rover Vitesse Chevrolet 9
25 Graham Smith Opel Calibra Ford V6 Turbo 7
26 Bill Martin Mazda RX-7 0

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Sporting Regulations for the 2006 Sports Sedan Series, www.cams.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 April 2007. Retrieved 27 April 2007.
  2. ^ 2006 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series Results, www.sportssedans.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  3. ^ a b c Natsoft Race Results > Circuit Racing > 2006 Retrieved 8 July 2017
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Grant Rowley, Good Sports – Sports Sedans, The Annual – Australian Motorsports, Number 2 / 2006, pages 154–156

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