1999 Sensational Adelaide 500

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South Australia 1999 Sensational Adelaide 500
Event Information
Round 2 of 13 in the 1999 Shell Championship Series
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Date9–11 April 1999
LocationAdelaide, South Australia
VenueAdelaide Street Circuit
WeatherFine
Results
Race 1
Distance 156 laps 500 km
Pole position Jason Bright
Stone Brothers Racing
1:25.2366
Winner Craig Lowndes
Holden Racing Team
25:35:23.0240
Round Results
First 300 pts
Second 268 pts
Third 244 pts

The 1999 Sensational Adelaide 500 was the first running of the Adelaide 500 race, the first motor racing meeting held on the Adelaide Street Circuit since the 1995 Australian Grand Prix. Racing at the Mount Panorama Circuit notwithstanding, it was the first domestic racing meeting held on public roads since the closure of the Longford Circuit in Tasmania in the 1960s.

Format[edit]

Racing was held from Friday 9 April until Sunday 11 April 1999. The race was held for V8 Supercars and was Round 2 of the 1999 Shell Championship Series. The format, unique to V8 Supercar and loosely similar to the Pukekohe 500 format, consisted of two 250 km races.

The original format called for the two races to form a single race, separated by an overnight rest at half distance, however with several significant competitors retiring from the first leg a change to the regulations was announced on the Saturday evening, allowing retired cars to be repaired and restarted for Sunday's Leg 2.

Official results[edit]

Top ten shootout[edit]

Results sourced from:[1]

Pos No Team Driver Car Time
Pole 4 Stone Brothers Racing Australia Jason Bright Ford AU Falcon 1:25.2366
2 2 Holden Racing Team Australia Mark Skaife Holden VT Commodore 1:25.6572
3 1 Holden Racing Team Australia Craig Lowndes Holden VT Commodore 1:25.6821
4 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Garth Tander Holden VS Commodore 1:26.0117
5 18 Dick Johnson Racing New Zealand Paul Radisich Ford AU Falcon 1:26.0615
6 6 Glenn Seton Racing Australia Neil Crompton Ford EL Falcon 1:26.4795
7 8 Perkins Engineering Australia Russell Ingall Holden VT Commodore 1:26.5728
8 5 Glenn Seton Racing Australia Glenn Seton Ford AU Falcon 1:26.6091
9 10 Larkham Motor Sport Australia Mark Larkham Ford AU Falcon 1:26.7478
10 46 John Faulkner Racing New Zealand John Faulkner Holden VT Commodore 1:26.7741

Leg 1[edit]

Results sourced from:[2]

Pos No Team Drivers Car Qual
Pos
Shootout
Pos
1 1 Holden Racing Team Australia Craig Lowndes Holden VT Commodore 6 3
2 5 Glenn Seton Racing Australia Glenn Seton Ford AU Falcon 1 8
3 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Garth Tander Holden VS Commodore 10 4
4 12 Gibson Motorsport New Zealand Greg Murphy Holden VT Commodore 16
5 8 Perkins Engineering Australia Russell Ingall Holden VT Commodore 5 7
6 40 Greenfield Mowers Racing Australia Cameron McLean Ford EL Falcon 20
7 10 Larkham Motor Sport Australia Mark Larkham Ford AU Falcon 8 9
8 4 Stone Brothers Racing Australia Jason Bright Ford AU Falcon 4 1
9 25 Longhurst Racing Australia Tony Longhurst Ford AU Falcon 11
10 2 Holden Racing Team Australia Mark Skaife Holden VT Commodore 2 2
11 3 Lansvale Racing Team Australia Trevor Ashby Holden VS Commodore 22
12 50 Clive Wiseman Racing Australia Michael Donaher Holden VS Commodore 24
13 16 McDougall Motorsport Australia Dugal McDougall Holden VS Commodore 23
14 99 Holden Young Lions Australia Mark Noske Holden VS Commodore 19
15 600 PAE Motorsport Australia John Bowe Ford EL Falcon 11
16 7 Gibson Motorsport New Zealand Steven Richards Holden VT Commodore 21
17 72 Robert Smith Racing Australia David Parsons Holden VS Commodore 31
18 26 M3 Motorsport Australia Peter Doulman Holden VS Commodore 27
19 32 Tomas Mezera Motorsport Australia Tomas Mezera Holden VT Commodore 18
20 79 Cadillac Productions Australia Mike Conway Ford EL Falcon 35
21 48 Rod Smith Racing Australia D'arcy Russell Holden VS Commodore 30
22 14 Imrie Motor Sport Australia Mike Imrie Holden VS Commodore 34
23 46 John Faulkner Racing New Zealand John Faulkner Holden VT Commodore 7 10
24 17 Dick Johnson Racing Australia Dick Johnson Ford AU Falcon 17
25 6 Glenn Seton Racing Australia Neil Crompton Ford EL Falcon 3 6
26 98 Owen Parkinson Racing Australia Kerryn Brewer Holden VS Commodore 32
27 18 Dick Johnson Racing New Zealand Paul Radisich Ford AU Falcon 9 5
28 134 Power Racing Australia Alan Heath Ford EL Falcon 38
29 55 Rod Nash Racing Australia Rod Nash Holden VS Commodore 33
30 54 Simon Emerzidis Australia Simon Emerzidis Ford EL Falcon 29
31 52 Barry Morcom Australia Barry Morcom Holden VS Commodore 36
32 39 Challenge Motorsport Australia Chris Smerdon Holden VS Commodore 26
33 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Jason Bargwanna Holden VT Commodore 15
34 28 Bob Forbes Racing Australia Rodney Forbes Holden VS Commodore 28
35 22 Colourscan Racing Australia Danny Osborne Ford EL Falcon 30
36 24 Romano Racing Australia Paul Romano Holden VS Commodore DNQ
37 11 Perkins Engineering Australia Larry Perkins Holden VT Commodore 14
38 70 Briggs Motor Sport Australia John Briggs Ford EL Falcon 25
39 19 Wayne Gardner Racing Australia Wayne Gardner Holden VT Commodore 13
DNS 84 Miller Racing Australia Daniel Miller Holden VS Commodore 39

Leg 2[edit]

Results sourced from:[3][4]

Pos No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Shootout
Pos
Leg 1
1 1 Holden Racing Team Australia Craig Lowndes Holden VT Commodore 156 6 3 1
2 12 Gibson Motorsport New Zealand Greg Murphy Holden VT Commodore 156 16 4
3 4 Stone Brothers Racing Australia Jason Bright Ford AU Falcon 156 4 1 8
4 8 Perkins Engineering Australia Russell Ingall Holden VT Commodore 156 5 7 5
5 7 Gibson Motorsport New Zealand Steven Richards Holden VT Commodore 155 21 16
6 99 Holden Young Lions Australia Mark Noske Holden VT Commodore 156 19 14
7 11 Perkins Engineering Australia Larry Perkins Holden VT Commodore 155 14 37
8 35 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Jason Bargwanna Holden VT Commodore 155 15 33
9 5 Glenn Seton Racing Australia Glenn Seton Ford AU Falcon 155 1 8 2
10 17 Dick Johnson Racing Australia Dick Johnson Ford AU Falcon 155 17 24
11 600 PAE Motorsport Australia John Bowe Ford EL Falcon 155 11 15
12 40 Greenfeld Mowers Racing Australia Cameron McLean Ford EL Falcon 154 20 6
13 6 Ford Tickford Racing Australia Neil Crompton Ford EL Falcon 154 3 6 25
14 19 Wayne Gardner Racing Australia Wayne Gardner Holden VT Commodore 154 13 39
15 50 Clive Wiseman Racing Australia Michael Donaher Holden VS Commodore 153 24 12
16 28 Bob Forbes Racing Australia Rodney Forbes Holden VS Commodore 153 28 34
17 39 Challenge Motorsport Australia Chris Smerdon Holden VS Commodore 153 26 32
18 72 Robert Smith Racing Australia David Parsons Holden VS Commodore 153 31 17
19 26 M3 Motorsport Australia Peter Doulman Holden VT Commodore 152 27 18
20 32 Tomas Mezera Motorsport Australia Tomas Mezera Holden VT Commodore 152 18 19
21 54 Simon Emerzidis Australia Simon Emerzidis Ford EL Falcon 150 29 30
22 48 Rod Smith Racing Australia D'arcy Russell Holden VS Commodore 149 30 21
23 3 Lansvale Racing Team Australia Trevor Ashby Holden VS Commodore 149 22 11
24 34 Garry Rogers Motorsport Australia Garth Tander Holden VT Commodore 148 10 4 3
25 134 Power Racing Australia Alan Heath Ford EL Falcon 146 38 28
26 79 Cadillac Productions Australia Mike Conway Ford EL Falcon 131 35 20
DNF 18 Dick Johnson Racing New Zealand Paul Radisich Ford AU Falcon 137 9 5 27
DNF 10 Larkham Motor Sport Australia Mark Larkham Ford AU Falcon 135 8 9 7
DNF 2 Holden Racing Team Australia Mark Skaife Holden VT Commodore 130 2 2 10
DNF 25 Longhurst Racing Australia Tony Longhurst Ford AU Falcon 128 11 9
DNF 46 John Faulkner Racing New Zealand John Faulkner Holden VT Commodore 120 7 10 23
DNF 55 Rod Nash Racing Australia Rod Nash Holden VS Commodore 115 33 29
DNF 16 McDougall Motorsport Australia Dugal McDougall Holden VS Commodore 104 23 13
DNF 14 Imrie Motor Sport Australia Mike Imrie Holden VS Commodore 104 34 22
DNF 98 Owen Parkinson Racing Australia Kerryn Brewer Holden VS Commodore 98 32 26
DNF 52 Barry Morcom Australia Barry Morcom Holden VS Commodore 47 36 31
DNF 24 Romano Racing Australia Paul Romano Holden VS Commodore 78 DNQ 36
DNF 22 Colourscan Racing Australia Danny Osborne Ford EL Falcon 26 30 35
DNF 70 Briggs Motor Sport Australia John Briggs Ford EL Falcon 3 25 38
DNS 84 Miller Racing Australia Daniel Miller Holden VS Commodore 39 DNS

Round results[edit]

Pos No Driver Leg 1
Points
Leg 2
Points
Total
Points
1 1 Australia Craig Lowndes 100 200 300
2 12 New Zealand Greg Murphy 84 184 268
3 8 Australia Russell Ingall 80 168 248
4 4 Australia Jason Bright 68 176 244
5 5 Australia Glenn Seton 92 128 210
6 7 New Zealand Steven Richards 36 160 196
7 99 Australia Mark Noske 44 152 196
8 40 Australia Cameron McLean 76 104 180
9 600 Australia John Bowe 40 112 152
10 11 Australia Larry Perkins 144 144
11 35 Australia Jason Bargwanna 136 136
12 50 Australia Michael Donaher 52 80 132
13 17 Australia Dick Johnson 4 120 124
14 6 Australia Neil Crompton 2 96 98
15 34 Australia Garth Tander 88 8 96
16 19 Australia Wayne Gardner 88 88
17 72 Australia David Parsons 32 56 88
18 26 Australia Peter Doulman 28 48 76
19 28 Australia Rodney Forbes 72 72
20 3 Australia Trevor Ashby 56 16 72
21 10 Australia Mark Larkham 72 72
22 39 Australia Chris Smerdon 64 64
23 32 Australia Tomas Mezera 24 40 64
24 25 Australia Tony Longhurst 64 64
25 2 Australia Mark Skaife 60 60
26 16 Australia Dugal McDougall 48 48
27 48 Australia D'arcy Russell 16 24 40
28 54 Australia Simon Emerzidis 32 32
29 79 Australia Mike Conway 20 20
30 14 Australia Mike Imrie 12 12
31 46 New Zealand John Faulkner 8 8
32 134 Australia Alan Heath 4 4
DNF 18 New Zealand Paul Radisich
DNF 55 Australia Rod Nash
DNF 98 Australia Kerryn Brewer
DNF 52 Australia Barry Morcom
DNF 24 Australia Paul Romano
DNF 22 Australia Danny Osborne
DNF 70 Australia John Briggs
DNS 84 Australia Daniel Miller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 Sensational Adelaide 500 Adelaide Parklands Circuit V8 Supercars Top Ten Shootout". National Software. 9 April 1999. Archived from the original on 2 September 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2009.
  2. ^ "VESRIX V8Supercar Statistics Unofficial Result 1999 SCS Round 2 (Adelaide 500) Heat 1 Event 101 Adelaide Parklands Circuit - 10/04/1999". Conrod Network. Retrieved 24 January 2009.
  3. ^ "1999 Sensational Adelaide 500 Adelaide Parklands Circuit V8 Supercars Qualifying". National Software. 9 April 1999. Archived from the original on 2 September 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2009.
  4. ^ "1999 Sensational Adelaide 500 Adelaide Parklands Circuit V8 Supercars Sensational Adelaide 500". National Software. 10 April 1999. Archived from the original on 2 September 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2009.

Statistics[edit]

  • Provisional Position - #5 Glenn Seton - 1:25.0825
  • Pole Position - #4 Jason Bright - 1:25.2366
  • Fastest Lap - #4 Jason Bright - 1:26.2491 (lap record)

External links[edit]


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1999 Eastern Creek V8 Supercar Round
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