1987 Bob Jane T-Marts 500
The 1987 Bob Jane T-Marts 500 was the ninth round of the 1987 World Touring Car Championship. The race, which was open to Group A Touring Cars, was held on 11 October 1987 at Calder Park Raceway in outer Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  on the rarely used combined circuit which incorporated both the recently redeveloped (1986) road course and the newly completed, high banked (24°) NASCAR-style “Thunderdome” oval.
|Date||11 October, 1987|
|Course||Calder Park Raceway|
4.216 kilometres (2.620 mi)
The combined oval/road course was 4.216 km (2.620 mi) long and the race was run over 120 laps.
The race was won by Steve Soper and Pierre Dieudonné driving a Ford Sierra RS500 for Eggenberger Motorsport. Both Klaus Ludwig's pole time of 1:42.92 and Andrew Miedecke's fastest race lap of 1:45.03 in their respective Ford Sierra RS500's were faster than the pole time set in the only other Group A Touring Car race held on the combined oval/road course, the Yokohama/Bob Jane T-Marts 300 held two months previously on 9 August.
Cars competed in three classes based on engine capacity.
- Class A: Over 2500cc
- Class B: 1601-2500cc
- Class C: Up to 1600cc
- Christopher de Fraga, Sierra’s winning run continues at Calder, The Age, Monday, 12 October 1987, page 35
- "www.touringcarracing.net". Archived from the original on 20 August 2007. Retrieved 27 September 2007.
- Australian Auto Action, 23 October 1987, pages 12-13
- Australian Auto Action, 23 October 1987, page 22
- Racing Car News, November 1987, page 75
- Australian Auto Action, 23 October 1987, page 14
- Australian Motor Racing Yearbook, 1987/88