2007 Just Car Insurance 500

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Race details
Round 9 of 14 in the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series on the Sandown International Raceway at Melbourne, Victoria.
Date 14-16 September, 2007
Location Melbourne, Victoria
Course Sandown International Raceway
3.1 km
Distance 161 laps, 500 km
Weather
Pole
Driver Mark Winterbottom Ford Performance Racing
Time 1:10.6405
Race 1
First Jamie Whincup
Craig Lowndes
3:23:16.5157 Team Vodafone
Second Rick Kelly
Paul Radisich
3:23:19.2330 Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Steven Richards
Owen Kelly
3:23:29.5846 Ford Performance Racing
Final standings
First Jamie Whincup Craig Lowndes Team Vodafone
Second Rick Kelly Paul Radisich Toll HSV Dealer Team
Third Steven Richards Owen Kelly Ford Performance Racing

The 2007 Just Car Insurance 500 was an endurance motor race for V8 Supercars, held on the weekend of the 14 to 16 September at the Sandown International Raceway in Victoria, Australia. The race, which was the 40th Sandown 500, was the ninth round of the 2007 V8 Supercar Championship Series.

Results[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Qualifying and the Top Ten Shootout were held on Saturday, 15 September 2007.

Pos No Drivers Car Team Shootout Part 2 Part 1
1 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom
New Zealand Matt Halliday
Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 1:10.6405 1:10.5655
2 4 Australia James Courtney
Australia David Besnard
Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 1:10.7277 1:10.4430
3 22 Australia Todd Kelly
Australia Nathan Pretty
Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 1:10.7355 1:10.4918
4 16 Australia Garth Tander
New Zealand Craig Baird
Holden VE Commodore Toll HSV Dealer Team 1:10.7895 1:10.4559
5 888 Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Craig Lowndes
Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 1:10.7931 1:10.4711
6 6 New Zealand Steven Richards
Australia Owen Kelly
Ford BF Falcon Ford Performance Racing 1:10.8739 1:10.6281
7 17 Australia Will Davison
Australia Steven Johnson
Ford BF Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 1:10.9616 1:10.5391
8 1 Australia Rick Kelly
New Zealand Paul Radisich
Holden VE Commodore Toll HSV Dealer Team 1:11.0001 1:10.6704
9 51 New Zealand Jason Richards
New Zealand Greg Murphy
Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 1:11.3440 1:10.7157
10 9 Australia Russell Ingall
Australia Luke Youlden
Ford BF Falcon Stone Brothers Racing 1:19.3508 1:10.6275
11 33 Australia Lee Holdsworth
Australia Dean Canto
Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 1:10.7554
12 8 Brazil Max Wilson
Australia Michael Caruso
Ford BF Falcon WPS Racing 1:10.7601
13 18 Australia Alex Davison
Australia Andrew Thompson
Ford BF Falcon Dick Johnson Racing 1:10.7823
14 88 United Kingdom Richard Lyons
Denmark Allan Simonsen
Ford BF Falcon Team Vodafone 1:10.8428
15 55 Australia Steve Owen
Australia Tony D'Alberto
Holden VZ Commodore Autobarn Racing 1:10.9802
16 50 Australia Cameron McConville
Australia David Reynolds
Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 1:10.9869
17 25 Australia Jason Bright
Australia Adam Macrow
Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 1:11.0281
18 7 Australia Shane Price
Australia Jack Perkins
Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 1:11.0284
19 34 Australia Greg Ritter
Australia Cameron McLean
Holden VE Commodore Garry Rogers Motorsport 1:11.0609
20 2 Australia Glenn Seton
Australia Tony Longhurst
Holden VE Commodore Holden Racing Team 1:11.2925
21 10 Australia Jason Bargwanna
Australia Grant Denyer
Ford BF Falcon WPS Racing 1:11.3658
22 11 Australia Marcus Marshall
New Zealand Kayne Scott
Holden VE Commodore Jack Daniel's Racing 1:11.3810
23 021 New Zealand Shane Van Gisbergen
New Zealand John McIntyre
Ford BF Falcon Team Kiwi Racing 1:11.4615
24 12 Australia Andrew Jones
New Zealand Simon Wills
Ford BF Falcon Team BOC 1:11.5038
25 20 Australia Paul Dumbrell
Australia Paul Weel
Holden VE Commodore Supercheap Auto Racing 1:11.5118
26 67 Australia Paul Morris
Australia Steve Ellery
Holden VE Commodore Team Sirromet Wines 1:11.5699
27 26 Australia Warren Luff
Australia Alan Gurr
Ford BF Falcon Britek Motorsport 1:11.7990
28 111 Australia Jonathon Webb
Australia John Bowe
Ford BF Falcon Paul Cruickshank Racing 1:11.8028
29 39 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard
New Zealand Chris Pither
Holden VZ Commodore Team Sirromet Wines 1:11.8885
30 3 Australia Mark Noske
Australia Jay Verdnik
Holden VE Commodore Tasman Motorsport 1:11.9127
31 14 Australia Damien White
Singapore Christian Murchison
Ford BF Falcon Team BOC 1:11.9297

Race[edit]

The race was held on Sunday, 16 September 2007.

Pos No Drivers Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 888 Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Craig Lowndes
Team Vodafone 161 5 72
2 1 Australia Rick Kelly
New Zealand Paul Radisich
Toll HSV Dealer Team 161 8 60
3 6 New Zealand Steven Richards
Australia Owen Kelly
Ford Performance Racing 161 6 51
4 16 Australia Garth Tander
New Zealand Craig Baird
Toll HSV Dealer Team 161 4 45
5 33 Australia Lee Holdsworth
Australia Dean Canto
Garry Rogers Motorsport 161 11 39
6 20 Australia Paul Dumbrell
Australia Paul Weel
Supercheap Auto Racing 161 25 36
7 9 Australia Russell Ingall
Australia Luke Youlden
Stone Brothers Racing 160 10 33
8 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom
New Zealand Matt Halliday
Ford Performance Racing 160 1 30
9 22 Australia Todd Kelly
Australia Nathan Pretty
Holden Racing Team 160 3 27
10 88 United Kingdom Richard Lyons
Denmark Allan Simonsen
Team Vodafone 160 14 24
11 55 Australia Steve Owen
Australia Tony D'Alberto
Autobarn Racing 160 15 18
12 111 Australia Jonathon Webb
Australia John Bowe
Paul Cruickshank Racing 160 28 15
13 2 Australia Glenn Seton
Australia Tony Longhurst
Holden Racing Team 160 20 12
14 51 New Zealand Jason Richards
New Zealand Greg Murphy
Tasman Motorsport 160 9 9
15 67 Australia Paul Morris
Australia Steve Ellery
Team Sirromet Wines 160 26 6
16 4 Australia James Courtney
Australia David Besnard
Stone Brothers Racing 160 2
17 11 Australia Marcus Marshall
New Zealand Kayne Scott
Jack Daniel's Racing 160 22
18 34 Australia Greg Ritter
Australia Cameron McLean
Garry Rogers Motorsport 159 19
19 39 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard
New Zealand Chris Pither
Team Sirromet Wines 159 29
20 021 New Zealand Shane Van Gisbergen
New Zealand John McIntyre
Team Kiwi Racing 154 23
DNF 18 Australia Alex Davison
Australia Andrew Thompson
Dick Johnson Racing 140 13
DNF 8 Brazil Max Wilson
Australia Michael Caruso
WPS Racing 134 12
DNF 10 Australia Jason Bargwanna
Australia Grant Denyer
WPS Racing 127 21
DNF 26 Australia Warren Luff
Australia Alan Gurr
Britek Motorsport 123 27
DNF 50 Australia Cameron McConville
Australia David Reynolds
Supercheap Auto Racing 117 16
DNF 3 Australia Mark Noske
Australia Jay Verdnik
Tasman Motorsport 108 30
DNF 12 Australia Andrew Jones
New Zealand Simon Wills
Team BOC 92 24
DNF 25 Australia Jason Bright
Australia Adam Macrow
Britek Motorsport 77 17
DNF 14 Australia Damien White
Singapore Christian Murchison
Team BOC 66 31
DNF 7 Australia Shane Price
Australia Jack Perkins
Jack Daniel's Racing 35 18
DNF 17 Australia Will Davison
Australia Steven Johnson
Dick Johnson Racing 29 7

Further reading[edit]

  • A case for combinations, The Annual - Australian Motorsport, Number 3/2007, pages 40-41

External links[edit]

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