The 2007 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series was an Australian motor racing series which was recognised by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport as a National Series.[1] It was the seventeenth running of a national series for Sports Sedans in Australia. It began on 22 April 2007 at Oran Park Raceway and ended on 9 December at Sandown Raceway after fifteen races.

The series was won by Tony Ricciardello driving an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV.[2]

Teams and drivers

Tony Ricciardello won the series driving an Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV. The car is pictured in 2011.

The following drivers competed in the 2007 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series.

Entrant Car No Driver
Kerrick Saab 9-3 Aero 1 Dean Randle
Hercules Engineering Mack Tucks Nissan 300ZX 2 Stephen Voight
Audi Spares Audi A4 4 Darren Hossack
B&M Ricciardello Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV 5 Tony Ricciardello
Roddy Jag Service Jaguar XJS 6 Mike Roddy
B&V Auto Techniques Ford Escort MkII 7 Mick Monterosso
Domain Prestige Homes Holden Calibra 9 Daniel Tamasi
P&L Mechanical Services Mazda RX-7 9 Graeme Gilliland
Roddy Jag Service Jaguar XJS 12 Jordan Roddy
Interleasing Saab 9-3 Aero 14 Mark Nelson
QLD Commercial Constructions Honda Prelude 15 Charlie Senese
Speedy Fasteners Opel Calibra 16 Graham Smith
Marinelli's Mechanical & Performance Ford Anglia 105E 17 Luke Marinelli
Kings Fibreglass/Harrop Engineering Holden LJ Torana 19 Damian Johnson
RDS-Wall Racing Chevrolet Corvette C6 20 Des Wall
Datafin Ford Mustang 21 Phil Crompton
Airey Industrial Nissan 300ZX 28 Kerry Baily
National Metal Recyclers Chevrolet Camaro 30 Geoff Munday
RK&T Young Plumbing Mazda RX-7 41 Trent Young
Aston Air Conditioning Ford EB Falcon 43 Shane Bradford
MR Automotive Rover Vitesse 44 Colin Smith
Campbelltown Frames & Trusses Jaguar XKR 45 Daniel Jameson
Coaststeer Auto Services Holden Calibra 46 David McGinniss
Executive Heating & Cooling Mazda RX-7 48 Luke Chambers
CSJ Engineering/Steves Toy Shop Holden Calibra 50 Chris Jackson
Marinelli's Mechanical & Performance Holden VS Commodore 51 Bob McLoughlin
Fivestar Fencing Honda Prelude 56 Dean Camm
Quality Concreting Mazda RX-7 59 Bobby Irvin
Austrack Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 80 Fred Axisa
AGM Engineering Rover Vitesse 91 Anthony Macready
Whiteline Transport Chevrolet Camaro 95 Chris Templar

Race calendar

The 2007 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series was contested over five rounds. The series comprised fifteen races, at five race meetings, held in four different states.

Rd. Circuit Location / state Date Winner
1 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 20–22 Apr Tony Ricciardello
2 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 25–27 May Tony Ricciardello
3 Eastern Creek Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 13–15 Jul Tony Ricciardello
4 Mallala Motor Sport Park Mallala, South Australia 12–14 Oct Tony Ricciardello
5 Sandown Raceway Melbourne, Victoria 7–9 Dec Tony Ricciardello

Points system

Points were awarded 20-17-15-13-12-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2 based on the top fifteen race positions in each race.[1] All other classified finishers will be awarded one point.[1] Two points were awarded for first place in Qualifying.[1]

Series standings

Pos Driver Round 1 - Ora[3] Round 2 - Que[4] Round 3 - Eas[5] Round 4 - Mal[6] Round 5 - San[7] Pts
Race 1* Race 2 Race 3 Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 1 Race 2 Race 3** Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 1 Race 2 Race 3
1 Tony Ricciardello 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 3rd 1st 259
2 Stephen Voight 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 5th 3rd 11th 7th 6th 3rd 9th 6th 170
3 Kerry Baily Ret Ret 3rd 4th 4th 2nd Ret 1st 2nd 2nd 5th 2nd 2nd 158
4 Dean Randle 2nd 2nd 11th 3rd Ret 4th 2nd 6th 3rd 4th Ret DNS DNS 124
5 Bobby Ervin 4th 6th 3rd 3rd 4th 13th 8th 7th 8th 4th Ret 112
6 Charlie Senese 8th 6th 6th 7th Ret 9th 8th 18th Ret DNS 12th 8th 7th 82
7 Phil Crompton DNS Ret 7th 10th Ret 3rd 6th Ret 7th 5th 3rd 80
8 Fred Axisa 6th 5th 8th Ret 7th 8th Ret 12th Ret DNS Ret DNS 6th 67
9 Daniel Jameson Ret 4th Ret Ret 4th 4th Ret 6th Ret 4th 63
10 Trent Young Ret Ret 6th 6th Ret Ret 5th 5th 46
11 Colin Smith 5th Ret 10th 9th Ret 10th 7th 43
12 Daniel Tamasi DNS DNS 1st 1st Ret 40
13 Chris Templar 9th 9th Ret 4th 6th DNS 40
14 Mike Roddy 13th 5th Ret 7th 9th 34
15 Dean Camm Ret 6th 10th 10th Ret 9th Ret Ret 33
16 David McGinniss Ret DNS 15th 12th 9th 10th Ret 8th 31
17 Graham Smith 9th DNS Ret Ret Ret Ret DNS 7th 16th 8th DNS DNS DNS 28
18 Shane Bradford 7th 8th 9th 27
19 Darren Hossack 8th Ret 3rd 24
20 Bob McLoughlin DNS DNS 9th 10th 8th 24
21 Mark Nelson DNS Ret 5th Ret 14th 11th 10th DNS DNS DNS 21
22 Anthony Macready 7th Ret 10th DNS 17
23 Chris Jackson 4th Ret DNS DNS 13
24 Mick Monterosso 5th Ret DNS 12
25 Damian Johnson 17th 14th 11th 9
26 Graeme Gilliland 16th 15th 12th 8
27 Jordan Roddy DNS DNS Ret 11th DNS 6
27 Geoff Munday 11th Ret DNS 6
29 Luke Chambers DNS 13th Ret 4
Luke Marinelli Ret DNS
Des Wall DNS DNS
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver Second place
Bronze Third place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Retired (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not practice (DNP)
Did not arrive (DNA)
Excluded (EX)

* No points were scored after the race was declared with insufficient laps completed after a crash by Jordan Roddy caused the race to be red flagged.
** Race was cancelled after race schedule overran.

References

  1. ^ a b c d 2007 Kerrick Sports Sedan Series Sporting Regulations, www.camsmanual.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  2. ^ 2007 KSSS Points, www.sportssedans.com.au, as archived at web.archive.org
  3. ^ "Oran Park Raceway 22/04/2007 Shannons Nationals 2007". National Software. 22 April 2007. Archived from the original on 26 December 2007. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
  4. ^ "Queensland Raceway Ipswich 27/05/2007 Shannons National Motor Racing Championship - Round 3". National Software. 27 May 2007. Archived from the original on 13 November 2007. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
  5. ^ "Eastern Creek International Raceway 15/07/2007 Shannon's National Motor Racing Championship - Round 5". National Software. 15 July 2007. Archived from the original on 13 November 2007. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
  6. ^ "Mallala Motorsport Park 14/10/2007 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships - Round 8". National Software. 14 October 2007. Archived from the original on 13 November 2007. Retrieved 16 December 2007.
  7. ^ "Sandown International Motor Raceway 09/12/2007 Shannons Nationals Motor Racing Championships 2007 - Rd 10". National Software. 9 December 2007. Archived from the original on 10 December 2007. Retrieved 16 December 2007.

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