The Australian Touring Car Masters debuted in 2007 at the Adelaide Parklands Circuit with Biante as the primary sponsor. The winner of the inaugural event was Steve Mason in a Chevrolet Camaro. Mason went on to claim the title.

Automobiles eligible for competition raced in the Australian Touring Car series before December 31, 1973. By 2014, the championship was open to Touring Cars manufactured between January 1, 1963, and December 31, 1976. All vehicles are prepared to Group 3D Sports Sedan regulations and are sanctioned by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS).

Seven rounds were contested during the 2014 season, beginning in February and ending in November.

  • February 27 - March 2 - Adelaide Parklands Circuit
  • April 4-6 - Winton Motor Raceway
  • June 20-22 - Hidden Valley Raceway
  • August 22-24 - Sydney Motorsport Park
  • September 12-14 - Sandown International Motor Raceway
  • October 9-12 - Mount Panorama Circuit
  • November 14-16 - Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

Drivers compete and score points in one of three classes – Pro Masters, Pro-Am, or Pro Sport.

The final round of the 2014 Australian Touring Car Masters Series was held on the weekend of November 14-16 at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit as a support event for the V8 Supercars. Drivers would compete in three races around the twelve-turn 2.762-mile road course.

The No. 18 Ford Mustang was driven by John Bowe in the Pro Masters category. Bowe brought a wealth of experience to the series, having collected titles in Formula Vee, Formula Ford, and the Australian Touring Car Championship. In fact, he earned the Touring Car Masters crown in 2010 and 2012. Bowe led the points chase entering the finale and collected a victory and two runner-up results for another championship.
This year’s Pro-Am class was won by Mark King. King drove the No. 85 Whiteline Transport Racing Chevrolet Camaro SS. He has competed in various cars since joining the series in 2010. King topped the points charts this season at Hidden Valley Raceway and Sydney Motorsport Park. He finished fifth overall in round seven and won the class in races one and three. King collected third place in the second contest.
Records indicate that there was a tie atop the Pro Sport division. Chris Stillwell and Sven Burchartz finished the season with 998 points. Stillwell piloted the No. 5 Ford Mustang and entered the final event at Phillip Island second in the standings. During the last weekend, he grabbed a win in Saturday’s contest. On Sunday morning, Stillwell finished third; in the afternoon, he netted another victory.
Consistency allowed Sven Burchartz to lead the Pro Sport class heading into the final rounds at Phillip Island. However, Burchartz’s lack of consistency during the last weekend was his undoing. He drove the No. 90 Porsche 911RS with support from Kalus Kenny Itelex but did not complete any laps in the weekend’s first contest. In Sunday’s races, Burchartz earned a victory and second place. This was too little too late.
Racing legend Jim Richards was entered in the No. 1 Shannons Insurance Ford Falcon Sprint. The Kiwi’s racing resume includes numerous championships, including four Australian Touring Car titles and three Australian Nations Cups, and he is the defending Australian Touring Masters titleholder. However, it has been a difficult season for Richards. He participated in practice but was unable to start any of the races.
The second car out of the Whiteline Transport Racing stable was the No. 95 Chevrolet Camaro SS of Andrew Miedecke. Unlike his teammate, Mark King, Miedecke competed in the Pro Masters group. He finished third in the title chase last year with five victories. In 2014, Miedecke was chasing John Bowe for the championship. He matched Bowe’s performance at two events but fell short in the others and finished second in the points.
The No. 75 Mopar Performance Chrysler Valiant Charger E55 was raced by Greg Crick. The E55 option meant the car had a 340 four-barrel carburetor V8 engine. This particular model was in production from 1971 to 1972. Crick didn’t start his 2024 campaign until the fourth race weekend at Sydney Motorsport Park. In the series finale, he claimed a runner-up result and third and fourth-place finishes.
A title contender in the Pro-Am class was Tony Karanfilovski, the driver of the No. 88 TIFS – Warehouse and Distribution Ford Mustang. Karanfilovski has competed in the series since 2009 and raced various cars - an Alfa Romeo GTA, which he won the Group 3 category in 2010, and a Ford XY Falcon GTHO, before campaigning the Mustang. The season, he only collected more points than Martin King at one event and finished second in the standings.

11John BoweFord Mustang7-
23Greg CrickChrysler Charger E557-
34Andrew MiedeckeChevrolet Camaro SS7-
46Keith KassulkeFord Falcon XB Coupe7-
57Mark KingChevrolet Camaro RS7-
65Andrew FisherFord Falcon XY GTHO7-
79Tony KaranfilovskiFord Mustang7-
88Brett YouldenHolden Monaro HQ7-
910Bill PyeChevrolet Camaro7-
1011Cameron TilleyValiant Pacer7-
1112Les WalmsleyHolden Monaro7-
1214William ViningFord Mustang Coupe7-
1315Wayne MercerFord Falcon XA GT7-
1413Chris StillwellFord Mustang7-
1516Rusty FrenchPorsche 911 RS7-
1617Mick WilsonChrysler Charger R/T7-
1718Bruce McLeodFord Falcon XA Super7-
181Jason GomersallHolden Torana SLR 506-
--Cameron MasonFord Mustang Fastback-Did Not Finish
--Sven BurchartzPorsche 911 RS-Did Not Finish

12Andrew MiedeckeChevrolet Camaro SS10-
24John BoweFord Mustang10-
31Tony KaranfilovskiFord Mustang10-
410Greg CrickChrysler Charger E5510-
57Keith KassulkeFord Falcon XB Coupe10-
65Bill PyeChevrolet Camaro10-
78Mark KingChevrolet Camaro RS10-
816Cameron MasonFord Mustang Fastback10-
99Les WalmsleyHolden Monaro10-
1011Cameron TilleyValiant Pacer10-
1117Sven BurchartzPorsche 911 RS10-
1214Chris StillwellFord Mustang10-
1313Wayne MercerFord Falcon XA GT10-
1415William ViningFord Mustang Coupe10-
1512Jason GomersallHolden Torana SLR 5010-
1618Rusty FrenchPorsche 911 RS10-
1719Bruce McLeodFord Falcon XA Super10-
1820Mick WilsonChrysler Charger R/T9-
83Brett YouldenHolden Monaro HQ9-
-6Andrew FisherFord Falcon XY GTHO3Did Not Finish

12Andrew MiedeckeChevrolet Camaro SS10-
21John BoweFord Mustang10-
33Greg CrickChrysler Charger E5510-
45Keith KassulkeFord Falcon XB Coupe10-
56Mark KingChevrolet Camaro RS10-
64Tony KaranfilovskiFord Mustang10-
79Jason GomersallHolden Torana SLR 5010-
811Cameron MasonFord Mustang Fastback10-
98Bill PyeChevrolet Camaro10-
1010Chris StillwellFord Mustang10-
1114Sven BurchartzPorsche 911 RS10-
1218Brett YouldenHolden Monaro HQ10-
1313Rusty FrenchPorsche 911 RS10-
1415Wayne MercerFord Falcon XA GT10-
1512William ViningFord Mustang Coupe10-
1617Cameron TilleyValiant Pacer10-
1716Mick WilsonChrysler Charger R/T9-
187Les WalmsleyHolden Monaro2Did Not Finish
19-Bruce McLeodFord Falcon XA Super-Did Not Finish

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