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1997 Australian Touring Car Championship

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Start date  1997
1997 Australian Touring Car Championship
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The 1997 Australian Touring Car Championship was a CAMS sanctioned Australian motor racing title open to 5.0 Litre Touring Cars complying with Group 3A regulations. The championship, which was the 38th Australian Touring Car Championship, began on 15 March at Calder Park Raceway and ended on 3 August at Oran Park Raceway after 10 rounds.

Contents

Promoted as the Shell Australian Touring Car Championship, the series was won by Glenn Seton driving a Ford EL Falcon.

Teams and drivers

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1997 Australian Touring Car Championship.

Race calendar

The championship was contested over ten rounds with three races per round.

Points system

Championship points were awarded on a 30-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis to the top 15 finishers in each race.

Privateers' Cup

The Privateers' Cup was open to Category 2 and Category 3 entries only. Points were awarded on a 30-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2-1 basis to the top 15 eligible finishers in each race.

Note: Only the top five positions are shown.

References

1997 Australian Touring Car Championship Wikipedia


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