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CARRERA CUP AUSTRALIA

PRESTIGE CARS

2003 INAUGURAL SEASON

JIM RICHARDS WINS CHAMPIONSHIP

  • He has won 6 rounds out of 8 so far (Phillip Island, Eastern Creek, Queensland, Sandown, Bathurst, Goldcoast)
  • Marcus Marshall won the 3rd round (Winton)
  • Tim Leahey won the 4th round (Hidden Valley)

FINAL ROUND: NOV 30, 2003 - EASTERN CREEK


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FINAL STANDING
1 Richards, 1475 pts
2 Marshall, 1194
3 Fitzgerald, 1050
4 Leahey, 780
5 Bell, 666
6 Coleman 663
7 Pedersen 8 Webb 9 Quinn 10 Cook

Aust Motorsport

Nations Cup

V8 Supercar

Porsche Supercup

Oz Drivers

Bathurst 24 Hours

Bathurst 1000

Sandown 500

Le Mans 24 Hour

American Le Mans

Indianapolis 500

International Sportscar

NEW PORSCHE


SINGLE MAKE SERIES      FIRST SEASON: 2003      ORGANISER: Cup Car Australia Pty Ltd
       

2003 CALENDAR + RESULTS:

  • 9 round championship; run as support category for V8 Supercar race; plus non championship race at Australian F1 GP and CART race in Queensland

  • AUSTRALIAN F1 GP SUPPORT, MAR 6-9, 2003
    Race 1, 2, 3 - won by Alex Davidson

  • R1 Apr 13 Phillip Island, Victoria - won by Richards
    OVERALL: 1 J Richards 2 Fitzgerald 3 Marshall

  • R2 May 4 Eastern creek, Sydney - won by Richards
    RACE 1: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Fitzgerald 4 Leahey 5 Coleman 6 Bell
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Leahey 4 Coleman 5 Fitzgerald 6 Bell
    RACE 3: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Leahey 4 Fitzgerald 5 Bell 6 Dutton

  • R3 May 25 Winton, Victoria - won by Marshall
    RACE 2: 1 Marcus Marshall 2 Richards 3 Leahey 4 Coleman 5 Miededcke 6 Fitzgerald
    RACE 3: 1 Marcus Marshall 2 Leahey 3 Fitzgerald 4 Miededcke 5 Cook 6 Jane
    *** first race win for Marcus Marshall ***

  • R4 Jun 29 Hidden valley, Darwin - won by Leahey
    RACE 1: 1 Jim Richards
    2 Leahey 3 Marshall 4 Fitzgerald 5 Taplin 6 Pedersen
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Leahey 3 Fitzgerald 4 Bell 5 Pedersen 6 Morgan
    RACE 3: 1 Kevon Bell 2 Leahey 3 Marshall 4 Coelman 5 Richards 6 Pedersen
    *** first win for Kevin Bell ***

  • R5 July 20 Queensland, Ipswich - won by Richards
    RACE 1: 1 Jim Richards
    2 Marshall 3 Fitzgerald
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Leahey
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Leahey

  • R6 Sep 9 Sandown, Melbourne - won by Richards
    RACE 1: 1 Peter Fitzgerald 2 Miedecke 3 Richards 4 Webb 5 Quinn
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Bell 3 Pedersen 4 Webb 5 Quinn
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2 Fitzgerald 3 Webb 4 Leahey 5 Marshall

  • R7 Oct 12 Bathurst (Bathurst 1000 endurance)
    RACE 1: 1 Jim Richards 2 Bell 3 Marshall
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2
    Marshall 3 Fitzgerald
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2
    Marshall 3 Quinn

  • R8 Oct 25-26 Gold Coast Queensland (Champ Car World Series, CART)
    RACE 1: 1 Jim Richards 2 O'Brien 3 Marshall
    RACE 2: 1 Jim Richards 2
    Marshall 3 Fitzgerald
    RACE 3: 1 Jim Richards 2 Marshall 3 Quinn

  • R9 Nov 30 Eastern Creek, NSW
    RACE 1: 1 Alex Davidson 2 Jim Richards 3 Coleman
    RACE 2: 1 Alex Davidson 2 Jim Richards 3 Coleman
    RACE 3:
    1 Alex Davidson 2 Jim Richards 3 Fitzgerald

CARRERA CUP CAR: photo

  • factory built in Germany, race Porsche 911 GT3
  • car price approx $250,000 AUD; available from Porsche Australia
  • 3.6L, 6 cylinder boxer engine
  • 287KW power
  • 6 piston caliper front brakes; 4 piston caliper rear brakes
  • 18 inch BBS aluminium wheels; centre lock
  • Michelin 24 / 64 - 18 tyres
  • 89 litre fuel tank
  • adjustable rear wing
  • air jacks
  • welded roll cage
  • keft hand drive
  • weight 1150 kg

DRIVERS: include

  • Alex Davidson - Australian driver in international Porsche Supercup
  • Jim Richards - 3 times Nations Cup champion; 6 times Bathurst winner
  • Peter Fitzgerald - GT Production champion
  • Geoff Morgan - Nation Cup runner-up
  • Tim Leahey, Marcus Marshall, Matt Coleman, Kevin Bell, James Dutton
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