The 2007 Fujitsu V8 Supercars Series was an Australian motor racing competition for V8 Supercars. It began on 1 March at the Adelaide Parklands Circuit and ended on 2 December at Phillip Island after seven rounds. The series was the eighth annual V8 Supercar Development Series.

The series was won by Tony D'Alberto[1] driving a Holden VZ Commodore.

Race calendar

The series consisted of six rounds supporting the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series and one stand-alone round.[2]

Rd. Event Circuit Location Date Winner Car
1 Australia Clipsal 500 Adelaide Street Circuit Adelaide, South Australia 1–4 Mar Michael Caruso Ford BA Falcon
2 Australia Wakefield Park Wakefield Park Goulburn, New South Wales 30 Mar – 1 Apr Tony D'Alberto Holden VZ Commodore
3 Australia Winton Winton Motor Raceway Benalla, Victoria 18–20 May Tony D'Alberto Holden VZ Commodore
4 Australia Queensland 300 Queensland Raceway Ipswich, Queensland 20–22 Jul Michael Caruso Ford BA Falcon
5 Australia Jim Beam 400 Oran Park Raceway Sydney, New South Wales 17–19 Aug Owen Kelly Ford BA Falcon
6 Australia Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Mount Panorama Circuit Bathurst, New South Wales 4–7 Oct Luke Youlden Ford BA Falcon
7 Australia Dunlop Grand Final Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Phillip Island, Victoria 30 Nov – 2 Dec Michael Caruso Ford BA Falcon

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers have competed during the 2007 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series. This was the last year in which the Holden VX Commodore was eligible to compete in the series.

Team Vehicle No. Driver Rounds
Sieders Racing Team Ford AU Falcon 13 Australia Colin Sieders 1–6
Ford BA Falcon 19 Australia David Sieders 1–6
Stones Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 24 Australia Nigel Stones 3, 5–6
Team Dynamik Holden VZ Commodore 28 New Zealand Simon Wills 1
MW Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 28 Australia Marcus Marshall 2, 4
Australia Matthew White 3, 6
New Zealand John McIntyre 5
Australia Geoff Emery 7
29 Australia Tim Slade 3–6
Australia Grant Denyer 7
Prodigy Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 29 Australia Clayton Pyne 1
60 Australia José Fernández 2–7
96 1
61 Australia Tom Drewer 2
New Zealand Gene Rollinson 3
New Zealand John McIntyre 4
Australia Damian Assaillit 5–7
A.N.T. Racing Ford BA Falcon 30 Australia Tim Slade 1–2
Australia Ryan Brown 6
Australia Luke Youlden 7
Partington Race Prep Ford AU Falcon 31 Australia Damian Assaillit 1–4
Howard Racing Ford BA Falcon 32 United Kingdom Adam Sharpe All
37 Australia Mark Howard All
71 Australia Andrew Thompson 1–5
Australia Shannon O'Brien 7
Peters Motorsport Ford AU Falcon 40 Australia Neil McFadyen 1–2
Australia Wayne Wakefield 3–5
80 Australia Barry Tanton 1–5
Ford BA Falcon 91 Australia Gary Deane 1–4
Australia Joel Spychala 7
Voight Contracting Ford AU Falcon 41 Australia Stephen Voight 4
Jay Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 42 Australia Jay Verdnik All
Jack Hillerman Racing Holden VZ Commodore 43 Australia Chris Alajajian 2–6
Kanga Loaders Racing Holden VY Commodore 44 New Zealand Chris Pither 4–7
O’Brien Motorsport Ford BA Falcon 45 Australia Shannon O'Brien 1-6
Greg Murphy Racing Holden VZ Commodore 46 Australia Dale Wood All
47 Australia Sam Walter All
Image Racing Ford AU Falcon 48 Australia Dean Neville 1–2, 4–6
49 Australia Terry Wyhoon 2–3, 6–7
Ford BA Falcon Australia Owen Kelly 4–5
Novocastrian Motorsport Holden VX Commodore 58 Australia Drew Russell 2-7
Scott Loadsman Racing Holden VY Commodore 62 Australia Scott Loadsman 1–2
Holden VZ Commodore 3–7
Shane Beikoff Racing Ford AU Falcon 68 Australia Shane Beikoff 1, 3, 5, 7
Australia Jonathan Beikoff 2, 4, 6
CarTrek Racing Holden VX Commodore 69 Australia Robert Jones 3–4, 6–7
Action Racing Holden VZ Commodore 73 Australia Marcus Zukanovic All
Tony D'Alberto Racing Holden VZ Commodore 74 Australia Mark McNally 1–5
99 Australia Tony D'Alberto All
McGill Motorsport Ford AU Falcon 75 Australia Aaron McGill All
76 Australia Luke Youlden 1–3
Ford BA Falcon 4–6
Australia Phillip Scifleet 7
Ford Rising Stars Racing Ford BA Falcon 77 Australia Daniel Elliott 1, 3
Australia Grant Denyer 2, 4–6
777 Australia Michael Caruso All
Wollongong Performance Racing Holden VZ Commodore 85 Australia Damien White All
100 New Zealand Kayne Scott All
Stone Brothers Racing Ford BA Falcon 94 Australia Jonathon Webb All
Sydney Star Racing Holden VY Commodore 95 Australia Adam Wallis 1
Australia Taz Douglas 2
Australia Ashley Cooper 3–5
Australia Ash Samadi 7
Holden VZ Commodore 96 New Zealand Chris Pither 3
Australia Mark McNally 6–7
98 Australia Brett Hobson All

Series standings

[3]

Pos[4] Driver[4] Ade Wak Win Que Ora Bat Phi Pts[4]
1 Tony D'Alberto 2 2 2 2 1 2 3 2 3 5 3 1 DSQ DSQ Ret 6 9 5 303
2 Michael Caruso 1 1 15 7 6 Ret 6 5 1 7 1 24 6 14 2 22 1 1 298
3 Kayne Scott Ret 6 5 9 12 3 5 3 5 1 2 6 5 22 3 16 2 2 259
4 Jonathon Webb 3 5 8 1 9 24 12 Ret 13 8 4 4 3 4 Ret 10 3 Ret 206
5 Luke Youlden Ret DNS 20 19 Ret 7 1 14 4 3 10 5 4 15 1 1 6 20 198
6 Damien White 5 3 18 8 8 Ret 8 22 23 14 27 8 2 3 8 DNS 5 3 185
7 Dale Wood 4 10 14 DSQ Ret 19 10 24 16 11 8 2 10 13 4 2 4 9 180
8 José Fernández 8 12 3 5 3 Ret Ret Ret 7 9 Ret Ret 28 6 6 3 11 12 162
9 Tim Slade 10 7 12 13 Ret 8 23 11 9 2 7 Ret 20 7 9 4 139
10 Marcus Zukanovic 18 DSQ 11 4 19 9 2 4 22 Ret 13 23 13 Ret 7 5 17 6 127
11 Andrew Thompson Ret 4 Ret 12 5 1 26 1 30 Ret 14 3 23 9 117
12 Shannon O'Brien 19 Ret 26 15 14 Ret 15 6 2 6 18 9 8 2 DNS 11 15 19 102
13 Jay Verdnik 17 8 7 Ret 4 Ret 22 Ret 14 DNS 17 Ret 19 19 11 7 18 8 84
14 Chris Pither 6 27 15 20 12 12 10 12 Ret 14 Ret 7 4 80
15 Marcus Marshall 4 3 2 6 4 Ret 79
16 Brett Hobson Ret 9 6 10 24 23 14 13 34 19 16 Ret 24 11 17 Ret 8 7 77
17 David Sieders Ret Ret 16 25 11 DNS DNS DNS 17 10 5 7 11 8 13 8 75
18 Sam Walter 16 13 9 6 7 22 18 Ret 26 16 Ret 13 Ret 10 Ret 12 10 Ret 70
19 Adam Sharpe 9 16 13 26 15 5 20 12 8 22 9 Ret 14 20 15 Ret 14 Ret 67
20 Damian Assaillit 14 19 28 21 Ret Ret 19 21 15 13 Ret 16 9 5 Ret 9 23 10 58
21 Matthew White 4 9 9 5 Ret 53
22 Mark McNally Ret 11 10 14 10 DSQ 21 10 28 18 Ret 11 27 16 Ret DNS Ret 11 51
23 Owen Kelly DNS DNS DNS 25 1 1 48
24 Robert Jones 10 4 7 25 21 21 Ret 18 13 22 40
25 Terry Wyhoon 21 11 17 11 7 Ret 12 23 Ret Ret 31
26 Scott Loadsman 7 20 19 18 Ret 20 31 Ret 19 Ret 25 Ret 22 23 20 19 12 13 30
27 John McIntyre 10 30 6 12 Ret Ret 26
28 Grant Denyer 17 22 16 Ret 28 20 Ret 17 12 10 13 Ret 18 23
29 Gene Rollinson 14 11 8 19
30 Mark Howard 12 Ret 22 Ret 20 13 Ret 16 12 27 15 17 16 21 19 Ret 22 21 19
31 Colin Sieders 15 18 23 16 21 12 30 18 11 26 23 18 21 18 23 14 19
32 Adam Wallis 6 Ret 18
33 Wayne Wakefield Ret 25 Ret 21 17 11 19 7 Ret 17
34 Chris Alajajian 1 Ret Ret Ret 17 19 Ret Ret DNS Ret 15 17 Ret DNS 16[1] *
35 Neil McFadyen 11 Ret Ret 24 13 13
36 Clayton Pyne 13 15 9
37 Aaron McGill DNS 17 Ret 20 23 18 13 17 Ret 24 24 15 Ret Ret 21 17 19 16 6
38 Joel Spychala 20 14 5
39 Daniel Elliot Ret 14 21 24 Ret 5
40 Drew Russell 25 Ret 18 15 16 20 27 Ret 22 14 18 Ret 18 Ret Ret DNS 5
41 Shane Beikoff Ret 22 Ret 29 23 20 26 25 21 15 3
42 Jonathan Beikoff 27 Ret Ret 32 25 26 16 15 3
43 Ashley Cooper DNS DNS DNS 18 15 Ret Ret 30 Ret 2
Gary Deane Ret Ret 31 27 25 16 28 Ret 29 23 Ret 0
Dean Neville Ret Ret 32 Ret DNS 31 31 28 22 25 Ret Ret Ret 0
Barry Tanton DNS DNS 30 28 22 17 32 25 33 29 Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
Simon Wills Ret 21 0
Taz Douglas 29 23 Ret 0
Tom Drewer 24 17 Ret 0
Nigel Stones DNS DNS DNS 21 29 24 Ret 21 0
Stephen Voight 24 20 19 0
Ryan Brown 22 20 0
Geoff Emery 16 Ret 0
Phillip Scifleet Ret 17 0
Ash Samadi Ret Ret 0
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)

Note: Chris Alajajian scored 26 points during the series but was penalized 10 points, leaving a final total of 16.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ a b Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series, The Annual – Australian Motorsport, Number 3 / 2007
  2. ^ Official programme of the 2007 Jim Beam 400, page 96
  3. ^ "2007 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series points". Official website of the V8 Supercar Championship Series. 2 December 2007. Retrieved 14 December 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d racing.natsoft.com.au > Circuit Racing > 02/12/2007 Dunlop Grand Finale – 2007 VCS Round 14 > Points – Fujitsu V8 Supercars Retrieved 19 March 2018
  5. ^ Standings, www.teamdan.com Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 19 March 2018