Make
BMW
Model
BMW 3 Series (E36)
Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Chassis No
E36/CL2 0113 94
Built By
Date Built
1994
Current Status
History
1994-spec car, imported into Australia in 1995 by Frank Gardner and raced in the Australian Super Touring Championship by Geoff Brabham, scoring 5 wins and finishing second in the championship.

In 1996 ownership was transferred to BMW Australia, although the car did not race.

In 1997 the car was run by CPW Motorsport in the driven by Wayne Wakefield, Steve Johnson and Jason Richards in the Australian Super Touring Championship, and by Richards and Brett Riley in the Bathurst 1000.

The car was purchased by Carlos Rolfo in mid-1998 and driven by Rolfo and Rod Wilson at two rounds of the 1998 Australian Super Touring Championship, and shared by Wilson and Rodney Forbes in the that year's Bathurst 1000

In 1999 the car was purchased by Mike Downard and entered in 3 rounds of the Australian Super Touring Championship. After a string of bad results the championship campaign ended when Downard rolled the car at Queensland Raceway. The car would re-appear a few months later at the Bathurst 500 driven by Downard and Mark Porter. The following year Downard again entered the Australian Super Touring Championship in 2000, although would only appear at the first 3 rounds.

In 2002 the car was driven in the Australian Super Touring Series by Luke Searle and Clayton Pyne

Sold in late 2003 to Allan Letcher who raced in various Western Australia-based club events.

In Oct 2013 the car was purchased by Peter Jones. Sold in May 2015 to Seattle-based Peter Gleeson.
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Pictures
Michael Downard, Oran Park 2000 Geoff Brabham @ Phillip Island, Mar 1995 Wayne Wakefield @  Lakeside, May 1997 Jason Richards, Amaroo Park 1997 Geoff Brabham @ Phillip Island, Mar 1995 Michael Downard, Lakeside 2000 Rod Wilson, Oran Park 1998 Wayne Wakefield @  Lakeside, May 1997 Forbes / Wilson @ Bathurst 1998 Geoff Brabham @ Phillip Island, Mar 1995
Race History
BMW
#83 BMW 318iS
Team: Diet Coke BMW Racing
AustraliaGeoff Brabham
BMW
#83 BMW 318iS
Team: Frank Gardner BMW Racing
AustraliaGeoff Brabham
BMW
#13 BMW 318iS
Team: Super Cheap Autos
AustraliaWayne Wakefield
BMW
#27 BMW 318iS
Team: CPW Motorsport
AustraliaSteve Johnson
BMW
#64 BMW 318iS
Team: Super Cheap Autos
New ZealandJason Richards
BMW
#64 BMW 318i
Team: CPW Motorsport
New ZealandJason Richards
New ZealandBrett Riley
BMW
#20 BMW 318iS
Team: CR Motorsport
AustraliaCarlos Rolfo
BMW
#20 BMW 318iS
Team: CR Motorsport
AustraliaRod Wilson
BMW
#22 BMW 318i
Team: Rod Wilson
AustraliaRodney Forbes
AustraliaRod Wilson
BMW
#14 BMW 318iS
Team: MPD Racing
AustraliaMichael Downard
BMW
#14 BMW 320i
Team: MPD Racing
AustraliaMichael Downard
AustraliaMark Porter
BMW
#3 BMW 318iS E36
Team: Hi-Tech Motorsport
AustraliaMichael Downard
BMW
#3 BMW 318iS
Team: MPD Racing
AustraliaLuke Searle
BMW
#3 BMW 318iS
Team: MPD Racing
AustraliaClayton Pyne
Race Results
Date Venue Driver Vehicle Pos
1995 Australian Super Touring Championship
05 Mar 1995 AustraliaPhillip Island (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 6
05 Mar 1995 AustraliaPhillip Island (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 3
1995 Gold Coast Super Touring Cup
18 Mar 1995 AustraliaSurfers Paradise (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 3
19 Mar 1995 AustraliaSurfers Paradise (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
1995 Australian Super Touring Championship
02 Apr 1995 AustraliaOran Park (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
02 Apr 1995 AustraliaOran Park (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 1
07 May 1995 AustraliaSymmons Plains (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
07 May 1995 AustraliaSymmons Plains (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 1
13 May 1995 AustraliaCalder Park (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 1
13 May 1995 AustraliaCalder Park (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
04 Jun 1995 AustraliaMallala (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 1
04 Jun 1995 AustraliaMallala (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 1
23 Jul 1995 AustraliaLakeside (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
23 Jul 1995 AustraliaLakeside (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 11
13 Aug 1995 AustraliaWinton (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 3
13 Aug 1995 AustraliaWinton (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 2
26 Aug 1995 AustraliaEastern Creek (1) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS 3
26 Aug 1995 AustraliaEastern Creek (2) Geoff Brabham #83 BMW 318iS DNF
1997 Australian Super Touring Championship
04 May 1997 AustraliaLakeside (1) Wayne Wakefield #13 BMW 318iS 5
04 May 1997 AustraliaLakeside (2) Wayne Wakefield #13 BMW 318iS 7
20 Jul 1997 AustraliaAmaroo Park (1) Jason Richards #64 BMW 318iS 7
20 Jul 1997 AustraliaAmaroo Park (2) Jason Richards #64 BMW 318iS 8
1997 Bathurst 1000
05 Oct 1997 AustraliaMount Panorama Richards / Riley #64 BMW 318i DNF
1997 Australian Super Touring Championship
26 Oct 1997 AustraliaLakeside (1) Steve Johnson #27 BMW 318iS 7
26 Oct 1997 AustraliaLakeside (2) Steve Johnson #27 BMW 318iS 8
1998 Australian Super Touring Championship
26 Apr 1998 AustraliaOran Park (1) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS 15
26 Apr 1998 AustraliaOran Park (2) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS 17
07 Jun 1998 AustraliaEastern Creek (1) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS 11
07 Jun 1998 AustraliaEastern Creek (2) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS DNF
28 Jun 1998 AustraliaLakeside (1) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS DNF
28 Jun 1998 AustraliaLakeside (2) Carlos Rolfo #20 BMW 318iS DNS
30 Aug 1998 AustraliaOran Park (1) Rod Wilson #20 BMW 318iS 12
30 Aug 1998 AustraliaOran Park (2) Rod Wilson #20 BMW 318iS 7
1998 Bathurst 1000
04 Oct 1998 AustraliaMount Panorama Forbes / Wilson #22 BMW 318i 8
1999 Australian Super Touring Championship
20 Jun 1999 AustraliaWinton (1) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNS
20 Jun 1999 AustraliaWinton (2) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNS
20 Jun 1999 AustraliaWinton (3) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNS
18 Jul 1999 AustraliaOran Park (1) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS 14
18 Jul 1999 AustraliaOran Park (2) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS 14
18 Jul 1999 AustraliaOran Park (3) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNF
01 Aug 1999 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (1) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS 14
01 Aug 1999 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (2) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNF
01 Aug 1999 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (3) Michael Downard #14 BMW 318iS DNS
1999 Bathurst 500
02 Oct 1999 AustraliaMount Panorama (1) Downard / Porter #14 BMW 320i 10
03 Oct 1999 AustraliaMount Panorama (2) Downard / Porter #14 BMW 320i 4
2000 Australian Super Touring Championship
28 May 2000 AustraliaOran Park (1) Michael Downard #3 BMW 318iS E36 13
28 May 2000 AustraliaOran Park (2) Michael Downard #3 BMW 318iS E36 5
28 May 2000 AustraliaOran Park (3) Michael Downard #3 BMW 318iS E36 10
18 Jun 2000 AustraliaLakeside (1) Michael Downard #3 BMW 318iS E36 10
18 Jun 2000 AustraliaLakeside (2) Michael Downard #3 BMW 318iS E36 8
2002 Australian Super Touring Series
23 Jun 2002 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (1) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS 5
23 Jun 2002 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (2) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS 5
23 Jun 2002 AustraliaQueensland Raceway (3) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS DNF
29 Sep 2002 AustraliaWakefield Park (1) Clayton Pyne #3 BMW 318iS 4
29 Sep 2002 AustraliaWakefield Park (2) Clayton Pyne #3 BMW 318iS 2
29 Sep 2002 AustraliaWakefield Park (3) Clayton Pyne #3 BMW 318iS 4
24 Nov 2002 AustraliaOran Park (1) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS 3
24 Nov 2002 AustraliaOran Park (2) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS 3
24 Nov 2002 AustraliaOran Park (3) Luke Searle #3 BMW 318iS 1