State Series to Share the Grid with National Series Twice in 2016

State Series to Share the Grid with National Series Twice in 2016

11180607_802747646489295_5600610266408548273_nThe new look Australian Formula Ford Series will join forces with the NSW Championship at two events in 2016.

Confirmation of the NSW schedule paved the way for organisers of the Australian Formula Ford Series to finalise their calendar for the 2016 season, and while the series has parted company with the Shannons Nationals, they’ll still appear at two of the seven Nationals events in 2016.

The National series will visit six different circuits in three different states, in a series that spans from April to November.

12031488_435270543347833_6695774507707259132_oThe opening round will be with the Shannons Nationals at Sandown, as will the third round at Queensland Raceway in July.

The New South Wales events will be held in conjunction with the CAMS State Motor Racing Championships, as the best Formula Ford drivers from New South Wales get two chances to test themselves against the best Formula Ford drivers from all around Australia.

Sydney Motorsport Park will host Round 2 of the series on the final weekend of May, and Wakefield Park continues its ongoing association with the Australian Formula Ford Series, when the Goulburn circuit hosts Round 4 of the Championship on August 20 and 21.

10489906_483425731793283_7616254675766308799_nThe series then heads south for the final events of the year. First up will be a visit to Winton Motor Raceway in north-eastern Victoria, where the category will feature in the Victorian Motor Racing Championship meeting at the end of September.

The National series champion will be crowd when Formula Ford heads to Island Magic at Phillip Island in November.

As for the New South Wales Championship, the six-round Championship will be split evenly between Sydney Motorsport Park, and Wakefield Park, but it’s the Goulburn venue that will host the first and last rounds of the series.

 

2016 Australian Formula Ford Series Calendar
Round Date Venue
1 April 1-3 Sandown International Raceway
2 May 27-29 Sydney Motorsport Park
3 July 29-31 Queensland Raceway
4 August 19-21 Wakefield Park
5 September 23-25 Winton Motor Raceway
6 November 25-27 Phillip Island

 

2016 CAMS NSW Formula Ford Championship Calendar
Round Date Venue
1 March 5-6 Wakefield Park
2 April 9-10 Sydney Motorsport Park
3 May 28-29 Sydney Motorsport Park
4 July 1-3 Wakefield Park
5 July 30-31 Sydney Motorsport Park
6 August 20-21 Wakefield Park

 

 

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