2020 Series & Format

The Series currently runs with the Shannons Australian Motor Racing Nationals and will feature live TV Streaming of all events.

There are five rounds. Trophies will be awarded to the 3 highest point scorers at each round in P1, the highest point scorer in P2, as well as Radical and again for the overall points at the end of the series.

Round 16-8 MarchSydney Motorsport Park
Round 21-3 MayWinton
Round 312-14 JulyThe Bend Motorsport Park
Round 421-23 AugustPhillip Island
Round 513-14 SeptemberSandown Park


Classes

The APS recognises 3 classes within the series. All cars are eligible for outright points in the P1 championship, with only selected cars able to earn points in P2 and R. 

P1 - Cars and competitors competing for outright points only. 

P2 - Cars and competitors qualifying for the P2 series, encouraging beginners and lower budget competitors to race this Trophy Class series.

R - Radical SR3 vehicles are only eligible. 
 

Round/Race Format

The Australian Prototype Series will have two round formats featuring both standing and rolling starts. The different formats and starting procedure are designed to give variety and offer a challenge. Round formats below.

Race 1 at all events  is a Non Championship Standing Start. 

Race 2 and Race 3 (where applicable) at all events are Rolling Starts. 


Round Format 1

  • Practice            - Minimum three (3) x 20 minute sessions.
  • Qualifying        - Minimum one (1) x 20 minute session
  • Races                - One (1) race of approx. 25 minutes duration and one (1) race of approx. 35 minutes duration expressed as a number of laps.

Round Format 2

  • Practice           - Minimum three (3) x 20 minute sessions.
  • Qualifying       - Minimum one (1) x 20 minute session.
  • Races              - The first two (2) races will be of approx. 20 minutes duration expressed as a number of laps and race three (3) will be of approx. 25 minutes duration expressed as a number of laps.

Official practice sessions (usually 3 x 20 minutes) are included in the entry fee. These sessions are normally conducted on the day prior to the Shannons Nationals rounds.