1996 AMP Bathurst 1000
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The 1996 AMP Bathurst 1000 was an endurance race for Group 3A 5.0 Litre Touring Cars held on 6 October 1996 at the Mount Panorama Circuit near Bathurst in New South Wales, Australia. The race, which was the 37th running of the Bathurst 1000, was won by Craig Lowndes and Greg Murphy driving a Holden VR Commodore.

Top ten run-off

Craig Lowndes and Greg Murphy won the 1996 AMP Bathurst 1000 driving a Holden Racing Team-entered Holden VR Commodore similar to that pictured above
Pos No Entrant Driver Car TT10 Qual
Pole 30 Ford Credit Racing Australia Glenn Seton Ford EF Falcon 2:11.0160 2:10.00
2 1 Holden Racing Team Australia Craig Lowndes Holden VR Commodore 2:11.4000 2:10.39
3 301 Pack Leader Racing Australia Alan Jones Ford EF Falcon 2:11.7727 2:12.42
4 05 Holden Racing Team Australia Peter Brock Holden VR Commodore 2:11.8164 2:10.98
5 7 Coca-Cola Racing Australia Wayne Gardner Holden VR Commodore 2:12.0783 2:11.69
6 46 Betta Electrical / Fisher & Paykel New Zealand John Faulkner Holden VR Commodore 2:12.1418 2:12.46
7 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Australia Larry Perkins Holden VP Commodore 2:12.3123 2:12.24
8 25 Castrol Longhurst Ford Australia Tony Longhurst Ford EF Falcon 2:12.3157 2:12.02
9 2 Gibson Team Sega Australia Mark Skaife Holden VR Commodore 2:12.3485 2:11.24
10 17 Shell FAI Racing Australia Dick Johnson Ford EF Falcon 2:12.4699 2:12.00

Official results

Pos [1] No [1] Entrant [2] Drivers [1] Car [1] Laps [1] Qual
Pos
Shootout
Pos
1 1 Holden Racing Team Australia Craig Lowndes
New Zealand Greg Murphy
Holden VR Commodore 161 2 2
2 17 Shell FAI Racing Australia Dick Johnson
Australia John Bowe
Ford EF Falcon 161 6 10
3 25 Castrol Longhurst Ford Australia Tony Longhurst
Australia Steven Ellery
Ford EF Falcon 161 7 8
4 7 Coca-Cola Racing Australia Wayne Gardner
Australia Neil Crompton
Holden VR Commodore 160 5 5
5 05 Holden Racing Team Australia Peter Brock
Australia Tomas Mezera
Holden VR Commodore 160 3 4
6 11 Castrol Perkins Racing Australia Larry Perkins
Australia Russell Ingall
Holden VP Commodore 160 8 7
7 2 Gibson Team Sega Australia Mark Skaife
United Kingdom John Cleland
Holden VR Commodore 159 4 9
8 18 Shell FAI Racing Australia Steven Johnson
United States Tommy Kendall
Ford EF Falcon 158 12
9 6 Gibson Team Sega Australia
Australia Mark Noske
Holden VR Commodore 158 18
10 9 Allan Moffat Enterprises Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Australia
Ford EB Falcon 157 25
11 201 Pack Leader Racing Australia Paul Romano
Australia Andrew Miedecke
Ford EF Falcon 156 14
12 75 John Sidney Racing Australia Max Dumesny
Australia
Ford EF Falcon 156 23
13 29 M3 Motorsport Australia Peter Doulman
Australia John Cotter
Holden VP Commodore 154 20
14 39 Chris Smerdon Australia
Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 154 28
15 30 Ford Credit Racing Australia Glenn Seton
Australia David Parsons
Ford EF Falcon 152 1 1
16 20 Palmer Promotions Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 151 30
17 36 Everlast Automotive Service Australia
Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 150 29
18 37 The Xerox Shop Australia
Australia
Australia
Holden VP Commodore 146 33
19 79 Cadillac Productions Australia
New Zealand
Holden VP Commodore 142 34
20 38 Scotts Transport Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 141 22
21 3 Lansvale Smash Repairs Australia Steve Reed
Australia Trevor Ashby
Holden VP Commodore 126 16
22 41 Garry Willmington Australia
Australia
Ford EB Falcon 124 35
DNF 49 Alcair Airconditioning Australia
Australia David Parsons
Holden VP Commodore 139 17
DNF 44 Mal Rose Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 132 26
DNF 46 John Faulkner Racing New Zealand John Faulkner
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 119 10 6
DNF 52 Geoff Kendrick Australia
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 99 31
DNF 50 Enzed Australia Ryan McLeod
Australia Peter McLeod
Holden VR Commodore 85 27
DNF 28 Playscape Racing Australia
Australia
Ford EF Falcon 78 21
DNF 27 Sony Autosound Australia
Australia
Holden VP Commodore 37 19
DNF 32 Garry Rogers Motorsport New Zealand Steven Richards
New Zealand Jim Richards
Holden VR Commodore 33 15
DNF 301 Pack Leader Racing Australia Alan Jones
Australia Allan Grice
Ford EF Falcon 25 9 3
DNF 4 Coca-Cola Racing Australia Brad Jones
Australia
Holden VR Commodore 23 13
DNF 62 Nokia / Union Steel Australia
Australia
Holden VP Commodore 4 32
DNF 47 Daily Planet Melbourne P/L Australia
Australia David Attard
Ford EB Falcon 4 24
DNF 10 Mitre 10 Racing Australia Mark Larkham
Australia Cameron McConville
Ford EF Falcon 3 11
DNS [3] 40 [4] Michael Hart [4] Australia [4]
Australia [4]
Holden VR Commodore[4]

Statistics

  • Provisional Pole Position – #30 Glenn Seton – 2:10.0077
  • Pole Position – #30 Glenn Seton – 2:11.0160
  • Fastest Lap – #1 Craig Lowndes – 2:13.1636 - Lap 149
  • Winners' Average Speed – 139.75 km/h [1]
  • Race Time - 7:09:28.3584

See also

1996 Australian Touring Car season

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Final Results after 161 laps, The Great Race - The official book of the 1996 AMP Bathurst 1000, page 243
  2. ^ 1996 AMP Bathurst 1000, racing.natsoft.com.au > Circuit Racing > 1996 > 06/10/1996 > E8 Retrieved 25 October 2015
  3. ^ The Great Race - The official book of the 1996 AMP Bathurst 1000, page 95
  4. ^ a b c d e 1996 Bathurst 1000 Entry List, Official Programme - Bathurst 1000, Mount Panorama, Sunday, 6 October 1996, page 68

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