Points Structure

Time Trial Points

All In Field (3 Heats per Round)     Split Field
25+ Cars     Under 25 Cars 4 Heats/Round
Pos.Pts.   Pos.Pts.Pos.Pts.Pos.Pts.
1 60   22 25 1 60 1 60
2 58 23 25 2 57 2 57
3 56 24 25 3 54 3 54
4 55 25 20 4 51 4 51
5 55 26 20 5 48 5 48
6 55 27 20 6 45 6 45
7 50 28 15 7 42 7 42
8 50 29 15 8 39 8 39
9 50 30 15 9 36 9 36
10 45 31 14 10 33 10 33
11 45 32 14 11 30 11 30
12 45 33 14 12 27 12 27
13 40 34 13 13 24 13 24
14 40 35 13 14 21 14 21
15 40 36 13 15 18 15 18
16 35 37 12 16 16 16 16
17 35 38 12 17 14 17 14
18 35 39 12 18 12 18 12
19 30 40 11 19 10 19 10
20 30 41 11 20 8 20 9
21 30 42 11 21 6 21 8
  22 4 22 7
23 2 23 6
24 1 24 5
  25 4
26 3
27 2
28 1

Heat Race Points

All In Field (3 Heats per Round)     Split Field
25+ Cars     Under 25 Cars 4 Heats/Round
Pos.Pts.Pos.Pts.Pos.Pts.
1 22 1 25 1 22
2 19 2 20 2 19
3 17 3 16 3 17
4 15 4 13 4 15
5 13 5 11 5 13
6 11 6 10 6 11
7 9 7 9 7 9
8 7 8 8 8 7
9 5 9 7 9 5
10 4 10 6 10 4
11 3 11 5 11 3
12 2 12 4 12 2
13 1 13 3 13 1
14 1 14 2 14 1

Feature Race Points

Pos.A MainB MainC MainPreliminary
A Main
Grand Final
A Main
Grand Final
B Main
1 250 - - 100 250 -
2 220 - - 95 220 -
3 200 - 70 90 200 -
4 190 - 68 87 190 -
5 180 - 66 84 180 -
6 170 - 64 81 170 -
7 160 94 62 78 160 -
8 150 92 60 75 150 -
9 145 90 58 72 145 -
10 140 88 56 69 140 -
11 135 86 54 67 135 86
12 130 84 52 65 130 84
13 125 82 50 63 125 82
14 120 80 48 61 120 80
15 115 78 46 59 115 78
16 110 76 44 57 110 76
17 105 74 42 55 105 74
18 100 72 40 53 100 72
19 98       98  
20 96       96  
21         94  
22         92  
23         90  
24         88  

Note: All cars that don’t make the Australian Open Preliminary A Main receive 50 championship points.

Eligibility for Points

  1. Cars need to receive the mechanical defect flag to get heat points. There are no drop out points.
  2. Anyone who qualifies for the A Main and cannot compete due to mechanical problems will be awarded last place points and will receive last place prize money. If more than one car cannot compete, their final position is dependent on their overall points of the night.
  3. Anyone who qualifies for the B Main and cannot compete due to mechanical problems will be awarded 70 points but will not receive any prize money.
  4. Anyone who qualifies for the C Main and cannot compete due to mechanical problems will be awarded 40 points but will not receive any prize money.
  5. All non-qualifiers will receive 40 points regardless of finishing position.
  6. If either an A, B or C Main event is cancelled, championship points will be awarded as per qualifying order.
  7. Championship Points will include all points earned throughout the race meeting, including Time Trial Points, Heat Points, Preliminary - Feature points and Feature Points. (Does not include Preliminary Qualifying Points but does include Preliminary Feature Points).