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The 2005 Betta Electrical 500 was the ninth round of the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series. It was held on the weekend of the 9 to 11 September at Sandown Raceway in Victoria.

Victoria (Australia) 2005 Betta Electrical 500
Event Information
Round 9 of 13 in the 2005 V8 Supercar Championship Series
Sandown (Australia) track map.svg
Date9–11 September 2005
LocationMelbourne, Victoria
VenueSandown International Raceway
WeatherFine
Results
Race 1
Distance 161 laps 500 km
Pole position Garth Tander
HSV Dealer Team
1:10.8917
Winner Craig Lowndes
Yvan Muller
Triple Eight Race Engineering
3:30:51.8944
Round Results
First 192 pts
Second 188 pts
Third 184 pts

It was the 38th "Sandown 500" endurance race.

Top ten shootoutEdit

Official resultsEdit

Pos No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Shootout
Pos
Series
Points
1 888 Team Betta Electrical   Craig Lowndes
  Yvan Muller
Ford BA Falcon 161 2 2 192
2 2 Holden Racing Team   Mark Skaife
  Todd Kelly
Holden VZ Commodore 161 3 6 188
3 3 Tasman Motorsport   Jason Richards
  Jamie Whincup
Holden VZ Commodore 161 13 184
4 16 HSV Dealer Team   Garth Tander
  Rick Kelly
Holden VZ Commodore 161 9 1 180
5 88 Team Betta Electrical   Steven Ellery
  Adam Macrow
Ford BA Falcon 161 5 7 176
6 6 Ford Performance Racing   Jason Bright
  David Brabham
Ford BA Falcon 161 8 9 172
7 9 Stone Brothers Racing   Russell Ingall
  Luke Youlden
Ford BA Falcon 161 6 4 168
8 67 Team Sirromet Wines
Team Kiwi Racing
  Paul Morris
  Paul Radisich
Holden VZ Commodore 160 19 164
9 21 Team BOC   John Bowe
  Brad Jones
Ford BA Falcon 160 12 160
10 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport   Cameron McConville
  Andrew Jones
Holden VZ Commodore 160 11 156
11 22 Holden Racing Team   Jim Richards
  James Courtney
Holden VZ Commodore 159 18 152
12 18 Dick Johnson Racing   Glenn Seton
  Dean Canto
Ford BA Falcon 159 17 148
13 24 Castrol Perkins Racing   Steven Richards
  Paul Dumbrell
Holden VZ Commodore [1] 159 4 8 144
14 1 Stone Brothers Racing   Marcos Ambrose
  Warren Luff
Ford BA Falcon 159 1 5 140
15 5 Ford Performance Racing   Greg Ritter
  Cameron McLean
Ford BA Falcon 159 15 136
16 20 Larkham Orrcon Racing   Jason Bargwanna
  Mark Winterbottom
Ford BA Falcon 158 14 132
17 7 Castrol Perkins Racing   Alex Davison
  Allan Simonsen
Holden VY Commodore 158 31 128
18 17 Dick Johnson Racing   Steven Johnson
  Will Davison
Ford BA Falcon 158 10 10 124
19 48 WPS Racing   Craig Baird
  David Besnard
Ford BA Falcon 158 23 120
20 33 Garry Rogers Motorsport   Phillip Scifleet
  Lee Holdsworth
Holden VZ Commodore 157 27 116
21 12 Team BOC   John Cleland
  Dale Brede
Ford BA Falcon 157 20 112
22 8 WPS Racing   Marcus Marshall
  Alex Tagliani
Ford BA Falcon 157 25 108
23 25 Britek Motorsport   Steve Owen
  Matthew White
Ford BA Falcon 156 22 104
24 52 Britek Motorsport   José Fernández
  Damien White
Ford BA Falcon 153 34 100
25 75 Toll Racing   Anthony Tratt
  Tony Evangelou
Holden VY Commodore 153 29 96
26 11 Castrol Perkins Racing   Matthew Coleman
  Christian D'Agostin
Holden VZ Commodore [2] 152 32 92
DNF 23 Tasman Motorsport   Fabian Coulthard
  Tony D'Alberto
Holden VZ Commodore 156 26
DNF 51 Paul Weel Racing   Greg Murphy
  Paul Weel
Holden VZ Commodore 140 7 3
DNF 10 Larkham Orrcon Racing   Alain Menu
  Matt Halliday
Ford BA Falcon 116 24
DNF 15 HSV Dealer Team   Tim Leahey
  Mark Noske
Holden VZ Commodore 113 28
DNF 50 Paul Weel Racing   Owen Kelly
  Nathan Pretty
Holden VZ Commodore 86 21
DNF 021 Team Kiwi Racing
Team Sirromet Wines
  John Faulkner
  Alan Gurr
Holden VZ Commodore 55 30
DNF 45 Team Dynamik   Mark Porter
  Kayne Scott
Holden VZ Commodore 41 33
DNS 44 Team Dynamik   Simon Wills
  Max Wilson
Holden VZ Commodore 16

StatisticsEdit

  • Provisional pole position - #1 Marcos Ambrose - 1:10.6715
  • Pole Position - #16 Garth Tander - 1:10.8917
  • Fastest Lap - #888 Craig Lowndes - 1:11.7940
  • Average Speed - 142km/h

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b VZ Commodore No 24 at the 2005 Betta Electrical 500 Retrieved from www.motorsport.com on 6 July 2014
  2. ^ VZ Commodore No 11 at the 2005 Betta Electrical 500 Retrieved from www.motorsport.com on 6 July 2014

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