Sandown 500

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – SEPTEMBER 13: Mark Winterbottom drives the #5 Pepsi Max Crew Ford during the Sandown 500, which is race 24 of the V8 Supercars Championship at Sandown International Motor Raceway on September 13, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Track name: Sandown International Raceway
Circuit Length: 3.1km
Complete race distance: 500km
Times the race has been held here: 46
First GP: 1971, won by Colin Bond
Total number of race laps: 161)
Qualifying lap record: Jamie Whincup– 1:08 5730 – 2014
Race Lap record: 1:09.8500 by Jamie Whincup– 2014
Turns: 19
2016 winner: Garth Tander/Warren Luff
Most wins – Driver Peter Brock – 9
Most wins – Team: Holden – 20
Average Speed: 142km/h
Top Speed: 261km/h
Fastest Point: End of the back straight
Slowest Point: Turn 4
Weather: Warm
Chance of rain: 47%