1976 Australian Touring Car Championship

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1976 Australian Touring Car Championship
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Round 1 Symmons Plains

Date 29/02/1976

Length 2.41Km

Race 40 Laps

Qualifing and full Round Results


POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 John Harvey Holden Torana L34 40 13
2 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 40 9
3 Bob Morris Holden Torana L34 40 6
4 Garth Wigston Holden Torana L34 40 4
5 Peter Janson Holden Torana L34 39 2
6 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 38 1
7 Graeme Parsons Holden Torana L34 38 0
8 Lyndon Arnel Ford Escort RS 2000 37 9
9 Don Holland Mazda RX3 36 6
10 Paul Older BMW 3.0Si 36 4
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 2 Calder

Date 17/03/1976

Length 1.61Km

Race 50 Laps

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 50 13
2 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 50 9
3 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 50 6
4 Peter Brock Holden Torana L34 50 4
5 Bruce Hindhaugh Holden Torana L34 50 2
6 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 49 1
7 Johnnie Walker Holden Torana L34 49 0
8 Graeme Parsons Holden Torana L34 49 0
9 Barry Seton Ford Capri 48 9
10 Russell Skaife Ford Capri 48 6
Open
Under 3 Litre


Round 3 Oran Park

Date: 28/03/1976

Length: 2.7Km

Race: 2 By 20 Laps

Race 1

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Grice Holen Torana L34 20 13
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 20 9
3 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 20 6
4 Garth Wigston Holden Torana L34 20 4
5 `Bob Morris holden Torana L34 20 2
6 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 20 1
7 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 20 0
8 Bob Forbes Holden Torana L34 20 0
9 Bob Skelton holden Torana L34 20 0
10 Bruce Hindhaugh Holden Torana L34 20 0

Race 2

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 20 13
2 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 20 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 20 6
4 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 20 4
5 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 20 2
6 Bob Forbes Holden Torana L34 20 1
7 Gary Willmington Ford Falcon XBGT 20 0
8 Garth Wigston Holden Torana L34 20 0
9 Lyndon Arnel Ford Escort RS2000 ? 9
10 Alan Cant Ford Capri V6 ? 6

Round Result

POS DRIVER CAR Race 1 Race 2 Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 2nd 1st 13
2 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 1st 2nd 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 5th 3rd 6
4 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 3rd 5th 4
5 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 6th 4th 2
6 Bob Forbes Holden Torana L34 7th 8th 1
7 Garth Wigston Holden Torana L34 4th 11th 0
8 Gary Willmington Ford Falcon XBGT 12th 8th 0
9 Ray Kaieda Holden Torana L34 Ret 7th 0
10 Peter Janson Holden Torana L34 8th Ret 0
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 4 Sandown

Date 11/04/1976

Length 3.1Km

Race 32 Laps


POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 32 13
2 Peter Brock Holden Torana L34 32 9
3 Frank Gardner Holden Torana L34 32 6
4 John Harvey Holden Torana L34 32 4
5 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 32 2
6 Graham Blanchard Holden Torana L34 32 1
7 Graeme Parsons Holden Torana L34 31 0
8 Barry Seton Ford Capri GT 3000 30 9
9 Bernie McClure Holden Torana L34 30 0
10 Lawrie Nelson Ford Capri V6 30 6
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 5 Amaroo Park

Date 18/04/1976

Length 1.93Km

Race 26 Laps by 2

Race 1

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 26 13
2 John Harvey Holden Torana L34 26 9
3 Bob Forbes Holden Torana L34 26 6
4 Bruce Hindhaugh Holden Torana L34 26 4
5 Don Holland Mazda RX3 ? 2
6 Russell Skaife Ford Capri V6 ? 1
7 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT ? 0
8 Ray Kaleda Holden Torana L34 ? 0
9 Lyndon Arnell Ford Escort RS2000 ? 0
10 Bob Holden Ford Escort RS2000 ? 0

Race 2

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 26 13
2 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 26 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 26 6
4 Don Holland Mazda RX3 26 4
5 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 26 2
6 [[]] ? 1
7 ? ? 0
8 ? ? 0
9 ? ? 0
10 ? ? 0

Round Result

POS DRIVER CAR Race 1 Race 2 Points
1 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 1st 2nd 13
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 7th 1st 9
3 John Harvey Holden Torana L34 2nd 9th 6
4 Don Holland Mazda RX3 5th 4th 9
5 Bob Forbes Holden Torana L34 3rd 7th 4
6 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT DNF 3rd 2
7 Lyndon Arnell Ford Escort RS2000 9th 8th 6
8 Bruce Hindhaugh Holden Torana L34 4 DNF 1
9 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 DNF 5 4
10 Russell Skaife Ford Capri V6 6th DNF 3
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 6 Adelaide

Length 2.41Km

Race 25 Laps by 2

Date 06/06/1976

Race 1

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 ? ? 13
2 ? ? 9
3 ? ? 6
4 ? ? 4
5 ? ? 2
6 ? ? 1
7 ? ? 0
8 ? ? 0
9 ? ? 0
10 ? ? 0

Race 2

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 ? ? 13
2 ? ? 9
3 ? ? 6
4 ? ? 4
5 ? ? 2
6 ? ? 1
7 ? ? 0
8 ? ? 0
9 ? ? 0
10 ? ? 0

Round Result

POS DRIVER CAR Race 1 Race 2 Points
1 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 1st 1st 13
2 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 2nd 2nd 9
3 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 3rd 3rd 6
4 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 5th 4th 4
5 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 4th 5th 2
6 Bruce Hindhaugh Holden Torana L34 8th 6th 1
7 Wayne Mitchell Holden Torana L34 9th 7th 0
8 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 10th 9th 9
9 Bernie McClure Holden Torana L34 12th 8th 0
10 Peter Janson Holden Torana L34 6th DNF 0
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 7 Lakeside

Length 2.41Km

Race 21 Laps by 2

Date 27/06/1976

Race 1

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 ? ? 13
2 ? ? 9
3 ? ? 6
4 ? ? 4
5 ? ? 2
6 ? ? 1
7 ? ? 0
8 ? ? 0
9 ? ? 0
10 ? ? 0

Race 2

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 ? ? 13
2 ? ? 9
3 ? ? 6
4 ? ? 4
5 ? ? 2
6 ? ? 1
7 ? ? 0
8 ? ? 0
9 ? ? 0
10 ? ? 0

Round Result

POS DRIVER CAR Race 1 Race 2 Points
1 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 2nd 1st 13
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 1st 2nd 9
3 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 3rd 3rd 6
4 Dick Johnson Holden Torana XU1 5th 4th 4
5 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 4th 5th 2
6 Phil Brock Holden Torana L34 6th 6th 1
7 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 7th 8th 9
8 Barry Sharp Ford Falcon 9th 7th 0
9 Paul Older BMW 3.0Si 11th 9th 6
10 Don Holland Mazda RX3 12th 10th 4
Open
Under 3 Litre

Round 8 Sandown

Hang Ten 400

Championship of Makes Round 1

Length 3.11Km

Race 130 Laps

Date 12/09/1976

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Peter Brock Holden Torana L34 130 16
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 128 9
3 Braeme Blanchard Holden Torana L34 128 11
4 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 128 5
5 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 128 2
6 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 122 12
7 Lakis Manticas Ford Capri V6 122 8
8 Lawrie Nelson Ford Capri V6 121 6
9 Graham Moore Ford Capri V6 120 4
10 Tony Wilkinson/Wayne Negus Holden Torana L34 120 1
Class D
Class C
Class B
Class A
Class E

Round 9 Adelaide International Raceway

Championship of Makes Round 2

Rothmans 250

Length 2.41Km

Race 104 Laps

Date 24/10/1976

POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Allan Grice Holden Torana L34 104 13
2 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 104 9
3 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 104 6
4 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 102 4
5 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 101 2
6 Warren Cullen Holden Torana L34 100 1
7 Bob Morris Triumph Dolomite Sprint 99 9
8 James Laing-Peach Triumph Dolomite Sprint 96 6
9 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 95 4
10 Pat Crea Ford Escort RS2000 94 3
Class D
Class C
Class B
Class A
Class E

Round 10 Surfers Paradise

Length 3.2Km

Race 95 Laps

Date 30/10/1976

Championship of Makes Round 3


POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 [Peter Brock]] Holden Torana L34 95 13
2 Allan Moffat Ford Falcon XBGT 94 9
3 Murray Carter Ford Falcon XBGT 92 6
4 Jack Brabham Holden Torana L34 92 4
5 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 92 2
6 Bob Morris Triumph Dolomite Sprint 92 9
7 Barry Seton Ford Capri V6 92 6
8 Brian Weeler Mazda RX3 91 4
9 Graham Moore Ford Capri V6 89 3
10 Kevin Kennedy Holden Torana XU1 87 1
Class D
Class C
Class B
Class A
Class E

Round 11 Phillip Island

Length 4.73Km

Race 106 Laps

Date 28/11/1976

Championship of Makes Round 4


POS DRIVER CAR Laps Points
1 Colin Bond Holden Torana L34 106 13
2 Charlie O'Brien Holden Torana L34 106 9
3 Peter Janson Holden Torana L34 102 6
4 Garth Wigston Holden Torana L34 102 4
5 Allan Grice Mazda RX3 101 9
6 Lou Stoopman/Martin Power Holden Torana XU1 95 2
7 John Pollard Holden Torana L34 95 1
8 David Langman/Bernie McClure Holden Torana L34 95 0
9 Frank Porter Triumph Dolomite Sprint 94 6
10 Bob Nissen Ford Capri V6 93 4
Class D
Class C
Class B
Class A
Class E

Drivers Championship

Place Driver Rd1 SYM Rd2 CAL Rd3 ORA Rd4 SAN Rd5 AMA Rd6 ADE Rd7 LAK Rd8 SAN Rd9 ADE Rd10 SUR Rd11 PHI Points
1 Allan Moffat 1 13 13 0 9 13 9 11 5 11 0 85
2 Colin Bond 9 9 4 13 0 6 13 0 2 0 16 72
3 Barry Seton  ? 9 2 9  ? 9 9 12 6 8  ? 64
4 Allan Grice  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
5 Charlie O'Brien  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
6 Peter Brock  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
7 Murray Carter  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
8 Don Holland  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
9 Bob Morris  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
10 Lyndon Arnel  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? ?
Place Driver Rd 01 Rd 02 Rd 03 Rd 04 Rd 05 Rd 06 Rd 07 Rd 08 Rd 09 Rd 10 Rd 11 Points

1976 Manufacturers Championship

References

  • Australian Touring Car Championship 25 Fabulous years (R&T Publishing) © 1986
  • Australain Competition Yearbook 1977 Edition (Book 6) (Murray Publishers)

External links

Championship Years

Australian Touring Car Championship
Appendix J
19601961196219631964
Improved Production
19651966196719681969197019711972
Group C
197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984
Group A
19851986198719881989199019911992
V8 Supercars
199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010

Past Touring Car Champions