The 2012 Dick Smith Sandown 500 was a motor race for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the tenth event of the 2012 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 14–16 September at the Sandown Raceway, in Melbourne, Victoria.
Craig Lowndes won his fifth Sandown 500, while co-driver Warren Luff broke through for his first victory in V8 Supercars, with the duo taking their Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden Commodore to the win over the Ford Performance Racing pair of Mark Winterbottom and Steven Richards.
This was the first endurance race held at the Sandown circuit to have a race average speed above 150 km/h. The 2012 record was finally broken in
- After 20 of 30 races.
|1||1||Jamie Whincup||Triple Eight Race Engineering||2472|
|2||5||Mark Winterbottom||Ford Performance Racing||2440|
|3||888||Craig Lowndes||Triple Eight Race Engineering||2353|
|4||6||Will Davison||Ford Performance Racing||2236|
|5||9||Shane van Gisbergen||Stone Brothers Racing||1882|
- "Dick Smith V8 Supercars Sandown 500". Victorian State Government. Archived from the original on 8 December 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
- "Dick Smith to sponsor Sandown 500". speedcafe.com. 26 July 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2012.
- "2012 Dick Smith Sandown 500 - V8 Supercars C'ship Race 20 Sandown International Motor Raceway V8 Supercars - Race 20". National Software. 16 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
2012 Sydney Motorsport Park 360
|2012 Supercars Championship||Next race:|
2012 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000
2011 Dial Before You Dig AMC 500
|Sandown 500||Next year:|
2013 Wilson Security Sandown 500