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The 1995 Sandown 500 was an endurance race for 5.0 Litre Touring Cars complying with CAMS Group 3A regulations. The event was staged at the Sandown circuit in Victoria, Australia on 3 September 1995.[1] Race distance was 161 laps of the 3.10 km circuit,[1] totalling 499 km. It was the 30th "Sandown 500".

The race was won by Dick Johnson and John Bowe driving a Ford EF Falcon.[1]

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Race resultsEdit

Pos. [1] No. [2] Entrant [2] Drivers [1] Car [1] Laps [1]
1 17 Shell-FAI Racing   Dick Johnson
  John Bowe
Ford EF Falcon 161
2 30 Peter Jackson Racing   Glenn Seton
  Allan Grice
Ford EF Falcon 161
3 18 Shell-FAI Racing   Charlie O'Brien
  Steven Johnson
Ford EF Falcon 161
4 25 Castrol Longhurst Ford   Tony Longhurst
  Wayne Park
Ford EF Falcon 160
5 11 Castrol Perkins Racing   Larry Perkins
  Russell Ingall
Holden VR Commodore 160
6 24 Romano Racing   Paul Romano
  Troy Dunstan
Holden VP Commodore 159
7 6 Pinnacle Motorsport   Tony Scott
  Steven Ellery
Holden VR Commodore 158
8 1 Winfield Racing   Mark Skaife
  Jim Richards
Holden VR Commodore 155
9 28 Playscape Racing   Kevin Waldock
  Mark McLaughlin
Ford EF Falcon 155
10 38 John Deer Pty Ltd   Mark Poole
  Ed Ordynski
Holden VP Commodore [2] [3] 155
11 3 Lansvale Samsh Repairs   Trevor Ashby
  Steve Reed
Holden VP Commodore 150
N/C 20 Palmer Promotions   Ian Palmer
  Brett Peters
Holden VR Commodore 80
DNF 7 Coca-Cola Racing   Wayne Gardner
  Neil Crompton
Holden VR Commodore 139
DNF 35 Peter Jackson Racing   Alan Jones
  David Parsons
Ford EF Falcon 136
DNF 015 Holden Racing Team   Craig Lowndes
  Greg Murphy
Holden VR Commodore 132
DNF 55 Parsons Racing   David Parsons
  John Goss
Holden VR Commodore 126
DNF 39 Protech Computers   Chris Smerdon
  Cameron McConville
Holden VR Commodore 123
DNF 10 Mitre 10 Racing   Mark Larkham
  Warwick Rooklyn
Ford EF Falcon 111
DNF 4 Coca-Cola Racing   Brad Jones
  Win Percy
Holden VR Commodore 98
DNF 49 Alcair Airconditioning   David Attard
  Greg Crick
Holden VR Commodore 93
DNF 05 Holden Racing Team   Peter Brock
  Tomas Mezera
Holden VR Commodore 67

Race statisticsEdit

  • Pole position: Craig Lowndes & Greg Murphy, 1m 13.1494s [4]
  • Race time of winning car: 3h 30m 22.82s [1]
  • Fastest race lap: Craig Lowndes, 1m 13.7557s on lap 36 [5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Results, Australian Motor Racing Year 1995, pages 277
  2. ^ a b c Sandown 500 Entry List, Auto Action, 6 September 1995
  3. ^ The Auto Action Entry List has Poole & Ordynski in a VP Commodore and the Australian Motor Racing Year Results has them in a VR Commodore. A 2013 article at www.supercars.com indicates that the car was "built in 1993 as a VP model Commodore" and "was updated to VR spec in 1996"
  4. ^ 1995 Sandown 500 - Business as Usual, Australian Motor Racing Year 1995, pages 200-204
  5. ^ Sandown 500, Motorsport News, 8 - 21 September 1995, page 20

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