1973 Sandown Park Cup

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The 1973 Sandown Park Cup was the seventh round of the 1973 Tasman Series. It was a Formula 5000 race held at Sandown International Raceway. It was held on the 18th of February on the same circuit that would in November be used for the 1973 Australian Grand Prix. New Zealander Graham McRae won the race and went on to win the Grand Prix as well.[1]


Pos Driver Car Laps Time
1 New Zealand Graham McRae McRae GM1 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 52 55m 32.3s
2 Australia John McCormack Elfin MR5 / Repco 4994cc V8 52 56m 02.0s
3 Australia Max Stewart Lola T330 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 52
4 Australia Frank Matich Matich A50 / Repco 4994cc V8 52
5 Australia Johnnie Walker Matich A50 / Repco 4994cc V8 51
6 United States Sam Posey Surtees TS11 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 51
7 United Kingdom Steve Thompson Chevron B24 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 51
8 New Zealand Graeme Lawrence Surtees TS15 / Hart 1927cc 4cyl 49
9 New Zealand Dexter Dunlop McRae GM1 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 48
Ret Australia Stan Keen Elfin MR5 / Cosworth 1790cc 4cyl 38
Ret Australia Kevin Bartlett Lola T300 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 27
Ret United Kingdom Alan Rollinson McRae GM1 / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 9
Ret Australia Garrie Cooper Elfin MR5 / Repco 4994cc V8 4
Ret Australia Bob Muir McLaren M10B / Chevrolet 4995cc V8 1




  1. ^ Wilson, Stewart (1986). The Official 50-race history of the Australian Grand Prix. R & T Publishing. pp. 370–378. ISBN 0-9588464-0-5. 
  2. ^ 1973 Australian Tasman Races