2008–09 New Zealand V8 season

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2008–09 New Zealand V8s season
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The 2008–09 New Zealand V8 season began at Taupo on 3–5 October 2008 and finished at Hamilton near Auckland on 17–19 April 2009 after seven championship meetings and one season-ending non-championship event. Kayne Scott overturned a 38-point deficit heading into the final round at Pukekohe Park Raceway, to finish as champion; winning the title by nine points ahead of John McIntyre.

Teams and drivers[edit]

The following teams and drivers are competing in the current series.[1]

Team Car Car # Driver
John McIntyre Racing Ford BF Falcon 1 New Zealand John McIntyre
Angus Fogg Racing Ford BA Falcon 2 New Zealand Angus Fogg
Richards Team Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 4 New Zealand Simon Richards
82 New Zealand Michael Bristow
Dave Stewart Racing Holden VZ Commodore 5 New Zealand Dave Stewart
Concept Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 007 New Zealand Nick Ross
Hardy Racing Holden VZ Commodore 8 New Zealand Cam Hardy
Autotek Ford BF Falcon 9 New Zealand Andy Knight
Australia Luke Youlden
Tulloch Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 12 New Zealand Ian Tulloch
Ezybuy Racing Ford BF Falcon 21 New Zealand Alan McCarrison
Paul Manuell Racing Holden VZ Commodore 15 New Zealand Paul Manuell
AV8 Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 23 New Zealand Andy Booth
Edgell Performance Racing Ford BF Falcon 26 New Zealand Tim Edgell
Pedersen Sheehan Racing Ford BF Falcon 27 New Zealand Craig Baird
SCG Racing Ford BA Falcon 22 New Zealand Dale Williams
Ford BA Falcon 48 Australia David Besnard
New Zealand Mack Peach
Versatile Buildings Ford BA Falcon 41 New Zealand Adam Brook
Penny Homes Racing Holden VZ Commodore 49 New Zealand John Penny
Huzliff Motors Holden VZ Commodore 50 New Zealand Julia Huzliff
Adams Motorsport Holden VZ Commodore 51 New Zealand Chris Adams
John Hepburn Racing Holden VZ Commodore 52 New Zealand John Hepburn
Porter Brothers Racing Ford BF Falcon 69 New Zealand Eddie Bell
111 New Zealand Andrew Porter
ITM Racing Holden VZ Commodore 70 New Zealand Andrew Anderson
Boyd Norwood Ford BF Falcon 88 New Zealand Boyd Norwood
PW Racing Holden VY Commodore 90 New Zealand Shaun Turton
International Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 96 New Zealand Paul Pedersen
Mark Petch Motorsport Ford BF Falcon 99 New Zealand Kayne Scott
HPM Racing Ford BF Falcon 777 New Zealand Paul Radisich
Australia Steve Owen

Points structure[edit]

Each championship round consists of three races, one on Saturday afternoon, one on Sunday morning and a final reverse grid race on Sunday afternoon. Points for the 2008/2009 championship are allocated as follows:

Position 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th
Points 75 67 60 54 49 45 42 39 36 33 30 28 26 24 22 20 18 16 14 12 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

Calendar[edit]

Rd Date Circuit Winner
2008
1 3–5 October Taupo Motorsport Park, Taupo New Zealand Paul Radisich
2 7–9 November Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe New Zealand John McIntyre
3 28–30 November Powerbuilt Raceway at Ruapuna Park, Christchurch New Zealand Kayne Scott
2009
4 9–11 January Timaru International Motor Raceway, Timaru New Zealand Kayne Scott
5 16–18 January Teretonga Park, Invercargill New Zealand Andy Booth
6 27 February-1 March 2009 Manfeild Autocourse, Feilding New Zealand John McIntyre
7 13–15 March Pukekohe Park Raceway, Pukekohe New Zealand Kayne Scott
NC 17–19 April Hamilton Street Circuit[2], Hamilton

Points table[edit]

Pos Driver Make Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Pts
1 New Zealand Kayne Scott Ford rectangle.gif 178 154 201 186 110 155 195 1179
2 New Zealand John McIntyre Ford rectangle.gif 161 184 184 159 109 225 148 1170
3 New Zealand Craig Baird Ford rectangle.gif 96 100 163 162 170 165 192 1048
4 New Zealand Andy Booth Holden rectangle.gif 162 91 163 115 175 121 156 983
5 New Zealand Paul Manuell Holden rectangle.gif 58 181 88 110 144 157 78 816
6 New Zealand Angus Fogg Ford rectangle.gif 122 16 168 156 108 85 136 791
7 New Zealand Eddie Bell Ford rectangle.gif 93 102 114 109 79 105 104 709
8 New Zealand Andrew Anderson Holden rectangle.gif 90 149 53 114 82 77 130 694
9 New Zealand Adam Brook Ford rectangle.gif 58 106 105 92 103 125 78 647
10 New Zealand Tim Edgell Ford rectangle.gif 49 121 143 107 87 124 631
11 New Zealand Michael Bristow Ford rectangle.gif 114 108 57 89 85 105 49 607
12 New Zealand Paul Pederson Ford rectangle.gif 101 133 97 85 134 40 590
13 New Zealand John Penny Holden rectangle.gif 82 81 72 80 103 67 76 561
14 New Zealand Dale Williams Ford rectangle.gif 81 108 111 66 40 66 56 528
15 New Zealand Andrew Porter Ford rectangle.gif 87 88 51 71 104 104 505
16 New Zealand Nick Ross Holden rectangle.gif 33 52 74 79 101 50 72 461
17 New Zealand Inky Tulloch Ford rectangle.gif 53 46 42 64 122 60 62 449
18 New Zealand Simon Richards Ford rectangle.gif 62 78 60 28 58 64 55 405
19 New Zealand Andy Knight Ford rectangle.gif 18 59 73 56 28 47 77 358
20 New Zealand John Hepburn Holden rectangle.gif 22 69 58 50 20 50 54 323
21 Australia Luke Youlden Ford rectangle.gif 102 99 90 291
22 New Zealand Alan McCarrison Ford rectangle.gif 48 40 41 42 26 197
22 New Zealand Chris Adams Holden rectangle.gif 46 28 36 87 197
24 New Zealand Paul Radisich Ford rectangle.gif 181 181
25 Australia Steve Owen Ford rectangle.gif 108 36 144
26 New Zealand Boyd Norwood Ford rectangle.gif 54 44 16 114
27 New Zealand Dave Stewart Holden rectangle.gif 44 60 104
28 Australia David Besnard Ford rectangle.gif 88 88
29 New Zealand Mack Peach Ford rectangle.gif 50 24 74
30 New Zealand David Hopper Ford rectangle.gif 39 28 67
31 New Zealand Cam Hardy Holden rectangle.gif 18 36 54
32 New Zealand Julia Huzziff Holden rectangle.gif 48 48
33 New Zealand Shaun Turton Holden rectangle.gif 18 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ April 2009.HAM "Hamilton Street Circuit 19 April 2009" Check |url= value (help). National Software.