ATCC: Calder Park results

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship 1997. Round 1 - Calder Park, Victoria, March 13-15th. Results and Summary: These results have been posted in this newsgroup courtesy of the Holden Racing Team, and the notes that appear below each race...

Shell Australian Touring Car Championship 1997. Round 1 - Calder Park, Victoria, March 13-15th.

Results and Summary: These results have been posted in this newsgroup courtesy of the Holden Racing Team, and the notes that appear below each race are specific to the team. At the time of posting, the results for Race 3 were unofficial. Thanks to Andrew Quested.

These results are already online, and a full summary will be online at the Holden Special Vechiles/Holden Racing Team website:

http://www.hsv.com.au

Qualifying ========== Pos. Driver Car Time On Lap 1 Greg Murphy 15 00:56.23 6 2 Wayne Gardner 07 00:56.25 4 3 Mark Skaife 02 00:56.41 10 4 Glenn Seton 30 00:56.44 6 5 Peter Brock 05 00:56.53 13 6 Alan Jones 09 00:56.66 4 7 Tony Longhurst 25 00:56.70 10 8 Mark Larkham 10 00:56.79 6 9 Steven Richards 34 00:56.95 11 10 Rusell Ingall 08 00:56.95 7

Race One ======== Pos. Driver Car 1 Greg Murphy 15 2 Wayne Gardner 07 3 Glenn Seton 30 4 Mark Skaife 02 5 Alan Jones 09 6 Peter Brock 05 7 Larry Perkins 11 8 Rusell Ingall 08 9 Tony Longhurst 25 10 John Bowe 18

Note : Fastest Lap was by Greg Murphy. 56.51 on lap 2.

Race Two ======== Pos. Driver Car 1 Gardner 07 2 Glenn Seton 30 3 Rusell Ingall 08 4 Mark Skaife 02 5 Alan Jones 09 6 John Bowe 18 7 Greg Murphy 15 8 Peter Brock 05 9 Steven Ellery 52 10 John Faulkner 46

Notes on Race Two: Despite a strong start, Greg Murphy spun off on lap 7 as a result of some gear changing trouble. This incident saw him fall back to13 position. Greg then drove back up to 7th place by the end of the race.

Race Three ========== Pos. Driver Car 1 Glenn Seton 30 2 Wayne Gardner 07 3 Rusell Ingall 08 4 John Bowe 18 5 Alan Jones 09 6 Larry Perkins 11 7 Greg Murphy 15 8 Stepehn Ellery 52 9 Mark Poole 38 10 Peter Brock 05

Notes on Race Three: Greg Murphy was running in 3rd place for the majority of this race. However after an incident also involving Ingall and Jones on the 16th lap, he dropped back to 7th place.

Final Results ============= Pos. Driver Car Points 1 Gardner 07 82 2 Seton 30 80 3 Murphy/Ingall 15/08 62

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Series General
Drivers John Faulkner , Alan Jones , Steven Ellery , Greg Murphy , Wayne Gardner , Mark Skaife , Mark Larkham , John Bowe , Glenn Seton , Tony Longhurst , Larry Perkins , Peter Brock , Steven Richards , Mark Poole
Teams Holden Racing Team