Paul Weel

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Paul Weel
NationalityAustralian
Born (1979-07-27) 27 July 1979 (age 39)
Geelong, Victoria
Retired2008
Related toKees Weel (father), Emma Weel (wife)
ATCC / V8 Supercar
Years active1998–2008
TeamsPaul Weel Racing
Starts102
Best finish13th in 2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Previous series
1997AMSCAR Series

Paul Weel born 27 July 1979 in Geelong, Victoria, was an Australian V8 Supercar racing driver. He raced 12 seasons in V8 Supercars with a best finish of 3rd in Adelaide 2003, his best enduro finish was a 5th at the 2002 Queensland 500 and best Bathurst finish was 8th in 1999. He currently lives on the Gold Coast.

From 2006, he decided to retire from full-time race driving to devote more time to his PWR business.[1] On 10 October 2008, Paul was involved in a massive crash during a practice session at Bathurst [2] and has not raced since.

Career results[edit]

Season Series Position Car Team
1997 AMSCAR Series 10th Ford EL Falcon Paul Weel Racing
1998 Australian Touring Car Championship 31st Ford EL Falcon Paul Weel Racing
1999 Shell Championship Series 24th Ford AU Falcon Paul Weel Racing
2000 Shell Championship Series 22nd Ford AU Falcon Paul Weel Racing
2001 Shell Championship Series 20th Ford AU Falcon Paul Weel Racing
2002 V8 Supercar Championship Series 22nd Ford AU Falcon Paul Weel Racing
Stone Brothers Racing
2003 V8 Supercar Championship Series 13th Holden VX Commodore Team Brock
2004 V8 Supercar Championship Series 17th Holden VY Commodore Paul Weel Racing
2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series 22nd Holden VZ Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing
2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series 40th Holden VZ Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing
2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series 29th Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing
2008 V8 Supercar Championship Series 59th Holden VE Commodore Paul Weel Racing

Complete Bathurst 1000 results[edit]

Year Class Team Car Co-driver Position Laps
1998 OC Paul Weel Racing Ford EL Falcon Australia Neal Bates 9th 155
1999 Paul Weel Racing Ford AU Falcon Australia Greg Crick 8th 160
2000 Paul Weel Racing Ford AU Falcon Australia Greg Crick 14th 157
2001 Paul Weel Racing Ford AU Falcon Australia Tim Leahey DNF 127
2002 Stone Brothers Racing Ford AU Falcon Australia Marcos Ambrose 21st 154
2003 Paul Weel Racing Holden VX Commodore Australia Jason Bright DNF 44
2004 Paul Weel Racing Holden VY Commodore Australia Jason Bright 12th 159
2005 Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore New Zealand Greg Murphy DNF 144
2006 Paul Weel Racing Holden VZ Commodore Australia Nathan Pretty 8th 160
2007 Paul Weel Racing Holden VE Commodore Australia Paul Dumbrell 12th 159
2008 Paul Weel Racing Holden VE Commodore Australia Andrew Thompson DNS

References[edit]

  1. ^ *"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 29 January 2006.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.v8supercars.com.au/content/latest_news/32684907-Paul-Weel-heads-home-/[permanent dead link]