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1979 Australian Drivers' Championship

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1979 Australian Drivers' Championship

A 1979 Australian Drivers' Championship was a CAMS sanctioned national motor racing title for drivers of Australian Formula 1 racing cars. The championship winner was awarded the 1979 CAMS Gold Star. The title, which was the 23rd Australian Drivers' Championship, was won by Johnnie Walker, driving a Lola T332.



The championship was contested over a three round series with one race per round.

Points system

Championship points were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the first six placegetters in each race.

Champiomship name

Sources of the time differ as to the actual name of the championship with both Australian Drivers' Championship and Australian Formula 1 Championship being used. "Australian Drivers' Championship" is used by Confederation of Australian Motor Sport in its historic docmentation and that term has been used here.


1979 Australian Drivers' Championship Wikipedia

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