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Craig Baird

Craig Baird
Craig Baird 2012 V8ST.jpg
Craig Baird at Hampton Downs in 2012
NationalityNew Zealand New Zealander
Born (1970-07-22) 22 July 1970 (age 49)
Hamilton, New Zealand
Supercars Record
Races172
Race wins1
Podium finishes1
Pole positions1
2016 Championship position50th (219 points)

Craig George Baird MNZM (born 22 July 1970) is a New Zealand racing driver.

Awards

Baird was awarded the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours 2010, for services to motorsport.[1]

Career results

Baird won the 2012 Australian Carrera Cup Championship in this Jet Travel Insurance entry.
Baird placed 8th in the 2013 Australian GT Championship driving Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz (pictured) & Porsche
Season Series Position Car Team
1991 New Zealand Formula Pacific Series 1st Swift - Toyota
1992 New Zealand Formula Pacific Series 1st Reynard 92H
1992 British Formula Two Championship 10th Reynard 90D Graham Lorrimer Motorsport
1993 New Zealand Formula Pacific Series 1st Reynard 92H
1994 New Zealand Touring Car Championship 1st BMW 325i
1995 New Zealand Touring Car Championship 1st BMW 325i
1996 New Zealand Touring Car Championship 1st BMW 325i
1996 South African Touring Car Championship 8th BMW 318i BMW Motorsport South Africa
1997 New Zealand Touring Car Championship 1st BMW 320i
1997 Australian Super Touring Championship 8th BMW 320i Paul Morris Motorsport
1998 British Touring Car Championship 20th Ford Mondeo Ford Mondeo Racing [2]
2000 Shell Championship Series 15th Ford AU Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2001 Shell Championship Series 76th Holden VT Commodore
Ford AU Falcon
John Faulkner Racing
Prancing Horse Racing
2002 V8 Supercar Championship Series 27th Holden VX Commodore Rod Nash Racing
2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series 30th Holden VX Commodore Team Kiwi Racing
2004 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 13th Porsche 996 GT3 Cup VIP Pet Foods [3]
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series 27th Holden VY Commodore Team Kiwi Racing
2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series 23rd Ford BA Falcon WPS Racing
2005 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 911 GT3 Cup
2006 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup V.I.P. Petfoods Racing
2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series 38th Ford BA Falcon WPS Racing
2006 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2007 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 3rd Porsche 997 GT3 Cup V.I.P. Petfoods Racing
2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series 31st Holden VE Commodore Toll HSV Dealer Team
2007 Australian GT Championship 28th Ferrari 360 GT Consolidated Chemical Company
2007 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series 52nd Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2008 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 996 GT3 Cup
2008 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Fitzgerald Racing
2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 31st Ford BA Falcon WPS Racing
2008 FIA GT Championship - GT2 48th Porsche 997 GT3-RSR Juniper Racing
2008-09 New Zealand V8s 3rd Ford BA Falcon United Video Racing
2008-09 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup XXX Motorsport
2009 V8 Supercar Championship Series 37th Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team
2009-10 New Zealand V8s 1st Ford BA Falcon United Video Racing
2009-10 New Zealand Porsche GT3 Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup XXX Motorsport
2010 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series 35th Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Performance
Eggleston Motorsport
2010 V8 Supercar Championship Series 62nd Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing
2011 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Dutton Insurance/ Jet Travel Insurance
2011 International V8 Supercars Championship 62nd Holden VE Commodore Walkinshaw Racing
2012 V8SuperTourer Championship 15th Ford FG Falcon PS Racing
2012 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Dutton Insurance/ Jet Travel Insurance
2012 International V8 Supercars Championship 39th Ford FG Falcon Stone Brothers Racing
2013 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 1st Porsche 997 GT3 Cup Dutton Insurance
2013 International V8 Supercars Championship 34th Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Erebus Motorsport
2013 Australian GT Championship 8th Ferrari 458 GT3
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Porsche 997 GT3 R
Clearwater Racing
Erebus Motorsport
VIP Petfoods Racing
2013 V8SuperTourer Championship 12th Ford FG Falcon PS Racing
2014 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 3rd Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 991 Bonaire / Wilson Security
2014 Australian GT Championship 25th McLaren MP4-12C Darrell Lea
2015 Australian GT Championship 28th Porsche 911 GT3-R
2015 Australian Carrera Cup Championship 5th Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Type 991 Porsche Centre Melbourne

Racing record

Complete Asia-Pacific Touring Car Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 DC Points
1988 Glenn McIntyre Racing BMW 635CSi BAT WEL PUK
10
FJI NC 0

Complete British Touring Car Championship results

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position - 1 point awarded all races) (Races in italics indicate fastest lap) (* signifies that driver lead feature race for at least one lap - 1 point awarded)

Year Team Car 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Pos Pts
1998 Ford Mondeo Racing Ford Mondeo THR
1

15
THR
2

14
SIL
1

Ret
SIL
2

10
DON
1

14
DON
2

13
BRH
1

15
BRH
2

Ret
OUL
1

14
OUL
2

11
DON
1
DON
2
CRO
1

14
CRO
2

13
SNE
1

11
SNE
2

6
THR
1

Ret
THR
2

DNS
KNO
1

12
KNO
2

13
BRH
1
BRH
2
OUL
1
OUL
2
SIL
1
SIL
2
20th 6

Complete Bathurst 1000 results

Complete Bathurst 12 Hour results

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Overall
Position
Class
Position
2007 Australia Eastern Creek Karts P/L Australia Paul Morris
Australia Garry Holt
BMW 335i A 257 1st 1st
2008 Australia Eastern Creek Karts P/L Australia Paul Morris
Australia Garry Holt
BMW 335i B 252 3rd 1st
2009 Australia Wilson Brothers Racing Australia Lee Castle
Australia Rodney Forbes
Subaru Impreza WRX C 65 DNF DNF
2011 Australia VIP Pet Foods Racing Australia Klark Quinn
United Kingdom Tony Quinn
Porsche 997 GT3 Cup R A 291 3rd 3rd
2012 Australia Clearwater Racing Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin
Indonesia Weng Sun Mok
Ferrari 458 GT3 A 268 3rd 3rd
2013 Australia Clearwater Racing Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin
Indonesia Weng Sun Mok
Ferrari 458 GT3 A 267 2nd 2nd
2014 Australia Clearwater Racing Republic of Ireland Matt Griffin
Japan Hiroshi Hamaguachi
Indonesia Weng Sun Mok
Ferrari 458 GT3 A 57 DNF DNF
2015 Australia M Motorsport Australia Justin McMillan
New Zealand Steven Richards
Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 AP 129 DNF DNF
2016 Australia Darrell Lea Australia Klark Quinn
United Kingdom Tony Quinn
McLaren 650S GT3 AA 171 DNF DNF
2017 Australia Scott Taylor Motorsports Germany Maro Engel
New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen
Mercedes AMG GT3 AA 283 DNF DNF

References

  1. ^ "New Year Honours 2010". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2009. Archived from the original on 21 May 2010. Retrieved 2009.
  2. ^ www.btccpages.com Retrieved on 22 August 2009
  3. ^ www.natsoft.com.au Archived 22 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on 22 August 2009

External links


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