2006 Betta Electrical 500

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Race details
Round 8 of 13 in the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series on the Sandown International Raceway at Melbourne, Victoria.
Date 1-3 September 2006
Location Melbourne, Victoria
Course Sandown International Raceway
3.1 km
Distance 161 laps, 500 km
Weather
Pole
Driver Garth Tander Holden Racing Team
Time 1:10.6102
Race 1
First Jason Bright
Mark Winterbottom
3:22:16.2954 Ford Performance Racing
Second Rick Kelly
Todd Kelly
3:22:16.4540 Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Craig Lowndes
Jamie Whincup
3:22:34.0142 Team Betta Electrical
Final standings
First Jason Bright
Mark Winterbottom
Ford Performance Racing
Second Rick Kelly
Todd Kelly
Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Craig Lowndes
Jamie Whincup
Team Betta Electrical

The 2006 Betta Electrical 500 was an endurance motor race for V8 Supercars. It was held on 3 September 2011 at Sandown International Raceway in Victoria, Australia, and was the eighth round of the 2006 V8 Supercar Championship Series.

The race was the 39th in a sequence of "Sandown long distances races" [1] which are commonly referred to under the Sandown 500 name.

Top ten shootout[edit]

Results as follows:[2]

Pos No Team Driver Car Time
Pole 2 Holden Racing Team Australia Garth Tander Holden VZ Commodore 1:10.6102
2 888 Team Betta Electrical Australia Craig Lowndes Ford BA Falcon 1:11.3471
3 6 Ford Performance Racing Australia Jason Bright Ford BA Falcon 1:11.4215
4 8 WPS Racing Brazil Max Wilson Ford BA Falcon 1:11.4708
5 10 WPS Racing Australia Jason Bargwanna Ford BA Falcon 1:11.6196
6 4 Stone Brothers Racing Australia James Courtney Ford BA Falcon 1:11.7777
7 22 Holden Racing Team Australia Ryan Briscoe Holden VZ Commodore 1:11.7804
8 3 Tasman Motorsport New Zealand Jason Richards Holden VZ Commodore 1:11.8630
9 17 Dick Johnson Racing Australia Steven Johnson Ford BA Falcon 1:11.8683
10 55 Rod Nash Racing Australia Steve Owen Holden VZ Commodore 1:12.3719

Official results[edit]

Results as follows:[3]

Pos No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Shootout
Pos
Series
Points
1 6 Ford Performance Racing Australia Jason Bright
Australia Mark Winterbottom
Ford BA Falcon 161 3 3 320
2 15 Toll HSV Dealer Team Australia Rick Kelly
Australia Todd Kelly
Holden VZ Commodore 161 12 310
3 888 Team Betta Electrical Australia Craig Lowndes
Australia Jamie Whincup
Ford BA Falcon 161 5 2 300
4 17 Dick Johnson Racing Australia Steven Johnson
Australia Will Davison
Ford BA Falcon 161 8 9 290
5 14 Team BOC Australia John Bowe
Australia Brad Jones
Ford BA Falcon 161 23 280
6 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Dean Canto
Australia Lee Holdsworth
Holden VZ Commodore 161 11 270
7 10 WPS Racing Australia Jason Bargwanna
New Zealand Craig Baird
Ford BA Falcon 160 10 5 260
8 67 Team Sirromet Wines Australia Paul Morris
Australia Steve Ellery
Holden VZ Commodore 160 DSQ 250
9 4 Stone Brothers Racing Australia James Courtney
Australia Glenn Seton
Ford BA Falcon 160 9 6 240
10 50 Supercheap Auto Racing Australia Nathan Pretty
Australia Paul Weel
Holden VZ Commodore 160 28 230
11 8 WPS Racing Brazil Max Wilson
Australia David Besnard
Ford BA Falcon 160 6 4 220
12 55 Autobarn Racing Australia Steve Owen
Australia Tony Longhurst
Holden VZ Commodore 159 7 10 210
13 021 Team Kiwi Racing New Zealand Paul Radisich
New Zealand Fabian Coulthard
Holden VZ Commodore 159 26 200
14 18 Dick Johnson Racing Australia Alex Davison
Australia Grant Denyer
Ford BA Falcon 159 13 190
15 5 Ford Performance Racing New Zealand Matt Halliday
Australia Cameron McLean
Ford BA Falcon 159 14 180
16 16 Toll HSV Dealer Team Australia Anthony Tratt
Australia Tony D'Alberto
Holden VZ Commodore 159 18 170
17 88 Team Betta Electrical United Kingdom Richard Lyons
Denmark Allan Simonsen
Ford BA Falcon 159 17 160
18 12 Team BOC Australia Dale Brede
New Zealand Mark Porter
Ford BA Falcon 158 25 150
19 39 Team Sirromet Wines Australia Alan Gurr
New Zealand Kayne Scott
Holden VZ Commodore 158 29 140
20 33 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Greg Ritter
Australia Phillip Scifleet
Holden VZ Commodore 157 19 130
21 22 Holden Racing Team New Zealand Jim Richards
Australia Ryan Briscoe
Holden VZ Commodore 157 1 7 120
22 26 Fujitsu Racing Australia José Fernández
Australia Tony Ricciardello
Ford BA Falcon 156 30 110
23 25 Fujitsu Racing Australia Warren Luff
Australia Adam Macrow
Ford BA Falcon 155 22 100
24 11 Jack Daniel's Racing Australia Jack Perkins
Australia Shane Price
Holden VZ Commodore 154 20 90
25 20 Paul Cruickshank Racing Australia Marcus Marshall
Australia Jonathon Webb
Ford BA Falcon 153 27 80
26 2 Holden Racing Team Australia Mark Skaife
Australia Garth Tander
Holden VZ Commodore 149 2 1 70
27 1 Stone Brothers Racing Australia Russell Ingall
Australia Luke Youlden
Ford BA Falcon 141 15 60
28 7 Jack Daniel's Racing New Zealand Steven Richards
Australia Paul Dumbrell
Holden VZ Commodore 139 16 50
29 51 Supercheap Auto Racing New Zealand Greg Murphy
Australia Cameron McConville
Holden VZ Commodore 139 24 40
30 3 Tasman Motorsport New Zealand Jason Richards
Australia Andrew Jones
Holden VZ Commodore 133 4 8 30
DNF 23 Tasman Motorsport Australia Owen Kelly
Australia Mark Noske
Holden VZ Commodore 75 21

References[edit]

  1. ^ CAMS Online Manual of Motor Sport > About CAMS > Titles - Australian Titles Retrieved on 19 April 2012
  2. ^ "Betta Electrical 500 - 2006 V8 Supercar Series, Rd8 Sandown International Motor Raceway V8 Supercars - Top Ten Shootout". National Software. 2 September 2006. Archived from the original on 29 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Betta Electrical 500 - 2006 V8 Supercar Series, Rd8 Sandown International Motor Raceway V8 Supercars - Betta Electrical 500". National Software. 3 September 2006. Archived from the original on 29 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-03. 

Statistics[edit]

  • Provisional pole position - #22 Ryan Briscoe - 1:10.8590
  • Pole position - #2 Garth Tander - 1:10.6102
  • Fastest lap - #2 Garth Tander - 1:11.7104
  • Average race speed - 148 km/h

External links[edit]

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2005 Betta Electrical 500
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2007 Just Car Insurance 500