• 2012 Global Time Attack Championship Chase

    For the 2012 season the Global Time Attack will introduce the Championship Chase. At each of the six GTA events teams will collect points towards an overall season championship. Three champions will be crowned in the Street, Limited and Unlimited classes.

    Rather than driver- or car-based titles the GTA Championship Chase will be contested between teams (like a constructor’s championship). Any team or individual that enters a 2012 GTA event will be eligible to earn Championship Chase points*.

    If after entering a 2012 GTA event a team needs to substitute a driver or a car for a subsequent event entry the substitution must be submitted – with a valid reason – to the GTA staff via email to info@globaltimeattack.com no later than 48 hours before the first session of that event** in order to receive Championship Chase points.

    Once a properly submitted substitution request has been received an independent panel of time attack team representatives selected by the GTA staff (across each of our three classes) will review it. Panel representatives whose teams have submitted a substitution request will be exempt in that particular instance. The Global Time Attack reserves the right to make the final decision in regards to any and all substitution requests.

    The reason behind these substitution requests is to allow a team the opportunity to continue to contest the championship in the event that a catastrophic failure prompts a replacement car or if a driver is unable to compete for a valid reason. This will also prevent teams from engaging in any rental car or ringer driver loophole tactics that can manipulate a points system and invariably taint a championship.

    The prize purse and the point breakdown for the 2012 GTA Championship Chase is listed below. The points for each of the three classes will be worth the same value.

    Class Championships
    Unlimited Champion: $1,000
    Limited Champion: $1,000
    Street Champion: $1,000

    Championship Points Structure

    1st Place: 25 points
    2nd Place: 18 points
    3rd Place: 15 points
    4th Place: 12 points
    5th Place: 10 points
    6th Place: 8 points
    7th Place: 6 points
    8th Place: 4 points
    9th Place: 2 points
    10th Place: 1 point

    Overall Time Attack Track Record: 8 points

    Class Record: 8 points

    Fastest Lap of an Event: 5 points

    Registering a lap at an event: 3 points

    *Any team that does not pass a post-race inspection will be stripped of any points earned at that event.

    **The 48-hour period before an event will be measured from the start of the first timed session. For example if the first session of the second round of the 2012 GTA season starts at 8:00am EDT on Fri, May 11 then the deadline to submit substitution requests for that event will be at 8:00am EDT on Wed, May 9.

    2012 Global Time Attack Championship Chase Points Standings

    (current standings include Rd. 3 Palm Beach results)

    UNLIMITED CLASS

    POSITION DRIVER TEAM POINTS
    P1 Jeff Westphal GST Motosports Subaru Impreza L 131
    P2 Chris Rado Team Need for Speed WORLD Racing Scion tC 100
    P3 Jared Stoops AMI Racing Porsche GT3 36
    P3 Cameron Worth Pettit Racing Mazda RX-7 36
    P5 Billy Johnson FX Motorsports Development Acura NSX 28
    P6 Thomas Merrill AM Racing Nissan 370Z 21
    P6 Travis “Sauce Bause” Barnes Snail Performance Subaru WRX 21
    P6 Whit Staples Fortune Auto Mitsubishi Evo 21
    P6 Kevin Parlett SOHO Motorsports Infiniti G35 21
    P6 Aaron Byram PURE Tuning Honda Civic DX 21
    P6 Ramin Abdolvahabi PROS Mitsubishi Evo 8 21
    P12 Will Faules EDGE Motorworks BMW 3 Series 18
    P12 Russ Taylor FusionofIdeas.com Mitsubishi Evo X 18
    P12 Phil Grabow Element Tuning Subaru STI 18
    P15 Taoby Aleman Mazda RX-7 15
    POSITION DRIVER TEAM POINTS

    LIMITED CLASS

     

    POSITION DRIVER TEAM POINTS
    P1 Daniel O’Donnell Professional Awesome Mitsubishi Evo 7 72
    P1 Doug Wind Modern Performance Dodge SRT-4 72
    P3 Bryan Hedian Wired Race Team Honda S2000 39
    P4 Carl Rydquist Berk Technology BMW 135i 36
    P4 Austin Cabot Deft Motion Honda S2000 36
    P4 Hartmut Feyhl Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG/Renntech C74 36
    P7 Clint Boisdeau Apollo Performance Subaru WRX 28
    P7 Ken Suen Godspeed X Sportcar Motion Honda Civic 28
    P9 VJ Mirzayan Evolution Racewerks BMW 135i 21
    P9 Taylor Wilson Fat Snail Perfomance Subaru WRX 21
    P9 Kevin Courtney Project Import Honda Accord 21
    P9 Tony Wiesenhahn TurninConcepts Subaru RS 21
    P9 Whit Staples Renntech/Orbit Racing BMW M3 21
    P14 Alex Peng momofoolio Racing/ Novak Racing/ JRZ USA Honda S2000 18
    P14 Roy Narvaez RD Engineering Nissan GT-R 18
    P14 Mike Bonanni Team Need for Speed Scion tC 18
    P14 Matthew Bruek iTrack Motorsports Mazda Miata 18
    P14 Brandon Connelly Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8 18
    P19 Andrie Hartanto TunerPlayground.com Honda S2000 15
    P19 Thomas Smith Subaru STI 15
    P19 Jon Miller Arsenal Autosport Scion FR-S 15
    P22 Matt Dennison Matt Dennison Mitsubishi Evo 13
    P22 Kazuyuki Saegusa Honda S2000 13
    P24 Clint Boisdeau Apollo Performance Ford Focus 12
    P25 Tony Brown Night Motorsport Subaru WRX 11
    P26 Chris Frick HG Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo 9
    P27 Vince Spadea Zen Motors Lexus IS300 0
    POSITION DRIVER TEAM POINTS

    Unlimited Class

    # Name Title Count
    P1 Jeff Westphal GST Motosports Subaru Impreza L 164
    P2 Chris Rado Team Need for Speed WORLD Racing Scion tC 128
    P3 Whit Staples Fortune Auto Mitsubishi Evo 39
    P4 Jared Stoops AMI Racing Porsche GT3 36
    P4 Cameron Worth Pettit Racing Mazda RX-7 36
    P4 Joey Scarallo Group-A Racing Pontiac GTO 36
    P7 Billy Johnson FX Motorsports Development Acura NSX 28
    P8 Thomas Merrill AM Racing Nissan 370Z 21
    P8 Travis “Sauce Bause” Barnes Snail Performance Subaru WRX 21
    P8 Kevin Parlett SOHO Motorsports Infiniti G35 21
    P8 Aaron Byram PURE Tuning Honda Civic DX 21
    P8 Ramin Abdolvahabi PROS Mitsubishi Evo 8 21
    P8 Jonny Scarallo Group-A Racing Chevrolet Corvette 21
    P8 Tony Wiesenhahn TurninConcepts Subaru WRX 21
    P8 Rafal Listopad Bergen Woodworks Dodge SRT-4 21
    P16 Will Faules EDGE Motorworks BMW 3 Series 18
    P16 Russ Taylor FusionofIdeas.com Mitsubishi Evo X 18
    P16 Phil Grabow Element Tuning Subaru STI 18
    P16 Michael Ellis Chevrolet Corvette 18
    P20 Taoby Aleman Mazda RX-7 15
    P20 Frank Hart S-Max Performance Nissan S14 Silvia 15
    P20 Michael Oromaner JMR Garage Mitsubishi Evo 10 15
    P23 Alan Cohen CTSV Racing 2009 Cadillac CTS-V 13

    Limited Class

    # Name Title Count
    P1 Dave Norton Spec Clutch Nissan 240SX 72
    P2 Todd Reid Reid Speed Fortune Auto Honda Civic 54
    P3 Jacob Tanaka Tanaka Racing Chevrolet Corvette 39
    P4 Carl Rydquist Berk Technology BMW 135i 36
    P4 Joe Ippolito 2J-Racing Nissan Sentra 36
    P4 Louis Murphy IPGParts.com Acura Integra 36
    P4 Dave Hary S-Max Performance Nissan S14 Silvia 36
    P8 Michael Chang Evasive Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo 9 28
    P8 Tim Kuo Sportcar Motion Integra Type-R 28
    P8 Mark Forenbaher Team Foren Mitsubishi Evo 9 28
    P8 John Shafer Akuma Motorsports Nissan 370Z 28
    P12 Eiji “Tarzan” Yamada Platte Forme a.g. BMW M3 21
    P12 Alex Peng Novak Racing Honda Civic 21
    P12 Istvan Klag Night Motorsport Subaru WRX 21
    P12 Wynn Suebhongsang Papaya Motorsports Honda Civic 21
    P12 Andrew Meek WTDR Honda Civic 21
    P12 Andrei Rodriguez Akuma Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo 21
    P18 Carlos Valenzuela Honda CRX 18
    P19 Bryan Friday Project Import Honda S2000 15
    P19 Billy Aylward BuyBrakes.com Honda CRX 15
    P21 Chad Boyles AM Racing Nissan 370Z 13
    P22 Patrick Tam DNA Motoring 11

    Street Class

    # Name Title Count
    P1 Daniel O’Donnell Professional Awesome Mitsubishi Evo 7 108
    P1 Doug Wind Modern Performance Dodge SRT-4 108
    P3 Bryan Hedian Wired Race Team Honda S2000 72
    P4 Carl Rydquist Berk Technology BMW 135i 36
    P4 Austin Cabot Deft Motion Honda S2000 36
    P4 Hartmut Feyhl Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG/Renntech C74 36
    P7 Clint Boisdeau Apollo Performance Subaru WRX 28
    P7 Ken Suen Godspeed X Sportcar Motion Honda Civic 28
    P9 VJ Mirzayan Evolution Racewerks BMW 135i 21
    P9 Taylor Wilson Fat Snail Perfomance Subaru WRX 21
    P9 Kevin Courtney Project Import Honda Accord 21
    P9 Tony Wiesenhahn TurninConcepts Subaru RS 21
    P9 Whit Staples Renntech/Orbit Racing BMW M3 21
    P9 Marc Cantor RT/Tuning Mitsubishi Evo 21
    P15 Alex Peng momofoolio Racing/ Novak Racing/ JRZ USA Honda S2000 18
    P15 Roy Narvaez RD Engineering Nissan GT-R 18
    P15 Mike Bonanni Team Need for Speed Scion tC 18
    P15 Matthew Bruek iTrack Motorsports Mazda Miata 18
    P15 Brandon Connelly Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8 18
    P20 Andrie Hartanto TunerPlayground.com Honda S2000 15
    P20 Thomas Smith Subaru STI 15
    P20 Jon Miller Arsenal Autosport Scion FR-S 15
    P23 Matt Dennison Matt Dennison Mitsubishi Evo 13
    P23 Kazuyuki Saegusa Honda S2000 13
    P25 Clint Boisdeau Apollo Performance Ford Focus 12
    P26 Tony Brown Night Motorsport Subaru WRX 11
    P27 Chris Frick HG Motorsports Mitsubishi Evo 9
    P28 Vince Spadea Zen Motors Lexus IS300 0

    Download a PDF of the 2012 GTA Championship Chase

    Any additional questions may be addressed via email to racesteward@globaltimeattack.com

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