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Helmet of Ian Palmer

Flag of Australia Ian Palmer

nationality Australian age 66 years old born June 4, 1956

Racing highlights

20191stTenkate Plant Hire Australian Trans Am Racing Series
20172ndPerformance Wheels Trans Am Racing Championship
20153rdLoaders R Us Australian Trans Am Series
20132ndAustralian Trans Am Racing Championship
20113rdAustralian Tourist Trophy
20072ndAustralian Tourist Trophy
20053rdSpeed Energy Drink Australian GT Championship
19933rdJames Hardie 12 Hour
19931stJames Hardie 12 Hour - Class C

Racing career summary

Races entered347
Wins17
Podiums82
Pole positions4
Fastest laps11
Race win percentage4.9%
Podium percentage23.6%

Driver relations

Brother of Ross Palmer. Uncle of Darren Palmer.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2020Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums1 pole positions0 fastest race laps
2019Racing19 races9 wins18 podiums2 pole position9 fastest race laps
2017Racing24 races4 wins18 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2016Racing27 races0 wins5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2015Racing48 races0 wins11 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2014Racing30 races0 wins8 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2013Racing15 races2 wins9 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2012Racing2 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Racing14 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2010Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Racing12 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2008Racing3 races1 win2 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2007Racing10 races0 wins1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2006Racing13 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2005Racing12 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2004Racing13 races0 wins2 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2003Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2002Racing18 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2001Racing11 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1998Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1997Racing8 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1996Racing1 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1995Racing4 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1994Racing9 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
1993Racing2 races1 win1 podium0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1992Racing10 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1991Racing8 races0 wins1 podium? pole position? fastest race laps
1990Racing7 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
1989Racing5 races0 wins0 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Ian Palmer

2020 Australian Trans Am Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10010
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac FirebirdChevrolet 5.0

2019 Tenkate Plant Hire Australian Trans Am Racing Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st351
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1991829
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac FirebirdChevrolet 5.0Hoosier

2017 Performance Wheels Trans Am Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd435Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2441800
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac FirebirdChevrolet 5.0Hoosier

2016 Palmer Steel Industries Australian Trans Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
4th336Palmer Steel Industries
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
230500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac FirebirdChevrolet 5.0Hoosier

2016 Muscle Car Masters Trans-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
4th64Team Palmer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac FirebirdChevrolet 5.0Hoosier
Click to show race results for Muscle Car Masters Trans-Am Challenge 2016.

2015 Enzed Touring Car Masters Series - Pro-Am division

PositionPointsTeam
5th655Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am
Click to show race results for Enzed Touring Car Masters Series - Pro-Am division 2015.

2015 Loaders R Us Australian Trans Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
3rd323Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2801000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth BaracudaChrysler 5.6Hoosier

2015 Muscle Car Masters Trans-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
7th44Team Palmer
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth BarracudaChrysler 5.7Hoosier

2014 Tenkate Plant Hire Australian Trans Am Series

PositionPointsTeam
5th289
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
270700
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth Barracuda
Ford Mustang

2014 Payce Australian Trans-Am Challenge

PositionPointsTeam
5th37Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth Barracuda

2013 Australian Trans Am Racing Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd300Fataz Competition Engines
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
152900
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Pontiac Firebird
Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Australian GT Championship - GT Trophy class

PositionPointsTeam
4th31Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper

2011 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th489Palmer Steel Industries
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2011 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
3rd184Palmer Steel Industries
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2010 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
13th203
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
90000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2010 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
8th120
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2009 Vodka O Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
14th210.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
110000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2009 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
20th19.5
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Dodge Viper GT3

2008 Victorian Sports Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th79
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
31212
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo

2007 Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
9th263
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo GT3

2007 Australian Tourist Trophy

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0Palmer Steel Industries
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10100
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lamborghini Gallardo

2006 Speed Energy Drink Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
22nd111Team Mongrel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham

2005 Speed Energy Drink Australian GT Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd277Team Mongrel
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
120400
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham

2004 Australian Nations Cup Championship - GT

PositionPointsTeam
5th178.5Ian Palmer, Team Brock
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
130200
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham
Holden Monaro HRT427

2003 Bathurst 24 Hour Race - Class B

PositionPointsTeam
4th0Motorsport Innovations
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari 360 Modena

2002 Australian Nations Cup Championship - GT

PositionPointsTeam
14th197
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham

2002 Bathurst 24 Hour Race - Class F

PositionPointsTeam
7th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mitsubishi Magna (Holden)

2001 Australian Nations Cup Championship - GT

PositionPointsTeam
23rd68
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
80000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham

2001 2001 Clarion Sandown 500

PositionPointsTeam
0Ross Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX Brabham

2001 V8 Brute Muster

PositionPointsTeam
24th36Ross Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VU Ute SS

2000 Australian Nations Cup Championship - GT

PositionPointsTeam
0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
70000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

1998 FAI 1000 Classic

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VS

1997 Primus 1000 Classic

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VS

1997 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0 Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
40000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VS Commodore

1997 TAC Touring Cars

PositionPointsTeam
25th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
300??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VS Commodore

1996 Bathurst 1000

PositionPointsTeam
16th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VR

1995 Tooheys 1000

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden Commodore VR

1995 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
20000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VR Commodore

1995 Sandown 500

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VR Commodore

1994 Australian Touring Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
600??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP CommodoreHolden 5.0

1994 Tooheys 1000

PositionPointsTeam
14th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP Commodore

1994 Courier Mail Gold Coast 100

PositionPointsTeam
15th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
200??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP Commodore

1993 James Hardie 12 Hour - Class C

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Ross Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
111??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSXHonda 3.0

1993 Sandown 6 Hour

PositionPointsTeam
5th0Ross Palmer Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSX

1993 James Hardie 12 Hour

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0Palmer Tube Mills
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Honda NSXHonda 3.0

1992 Australian Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th18
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
800??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP Commodore SSHolden 3.8

1992 James Hardie 12 Hour - Class C

PositionPointsTeam
0Palmer Productions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
100??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP Commodore SHolden 3.8

1992 Sandown 500

PositionPointsTeam
7th0Palmer Promotions
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VP Commodore SS

1991 Australian Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
8th36
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
801??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VN Commodore SHolden 3.8

1990 Australian Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th13
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
600??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VN Commodore SHolden 3.8

1990 Yokohama Winton 300

PositionPointsTeam
14th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VN Commodore

1989 Australian Production Car Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th25
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
500??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Holden VL Commodore TurboNissan 3.0 turbo


DriverDB Rating graph

The following graph shows the change in the DriverDB Rating of Ian Palmer over time since January 1st 2013. The rolling average of the graph is 10 days.

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