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1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship

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1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship

The 1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Group B Sports Sedans. It was the third Australian Sports Sedan Championship title to be awarded by CAMS.

Contents

Calendar

The championship was contested over a seven round series.

  • Round 1, Surfers Paradise International Raceway, Queensland, 21 May
  • Round 2, The Advertiser Trophy, Adelaide International Raceway, South Australia, 11 June
  • Round 3, Wanneroo Park, Western Australia, 18 June
  • Round 4, Sandown Park, Victoria, 2 July
  • Round 5, Lakeside, Queensland, 17 July
  • Round 6, Calder, Victoria, 6 August
  • Round 7, Symmons Plains, Tasmania, 17 September
  • All rounds were contested over two heats except for the Calder round which was staged as a single race.

    Points system

    Championship points were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis for the first six places at each round. Points from the six best round results could be retained by each driver.

    Where a round was contested over more than one heat, round points were awarded on a 20-16-13-11-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 basis to the first 14 placegetters in each heat. These points were then aggregated to determine the placings for the round. Where more than one driver attained the same total, the relevant round placing was awarded to the driver with the highest placing in the last heat.

    References

    1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship Wikipedia


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