The 1977 Hang Ten 400 was an endurance race for Group C Touring Cars. The race was held on 11 September 1977 at the Sandown Park circuit in Victoria, Australia over a total distance of 400 km. It was Round 8 of the 1977 Australian Touring Car Championship and Round 1 of the 1977 Australian Championship of Makes.

Cars competed in four engine capacity classes:

  • Class A: 3001 to 6000cc
  • Class B: 2001 to 3000cc
  • Class C: 1301 to 2000cc
  • Class D: Up to 1300cc

Results

Position[1] Drivers No. Car Entrant Class Laps
1 Peter Brock 05 Holden LX Torana SS A9X Hatchback Bill Patterson Racing A 129
2 Allan Grice 6 Holden LX Torana SS A9X Hatchback Craven Mild Racing A 128
3 Allan Moffat 1 Ford XC Falcon GS500 Hardtop Moffat Ford Dealers A 127
4 Bazil Van Rooyen 24 Holden LH Torana SL/R 5000 L34 Bill Patterson Racing A 126
5 Colin Bond 9 Ford XC Falcon GS500 Hardtop Moffat Ford Dealers A 125
6 Lawrie Nelson 32 Ford Capri V6 Capri Components B 119
7 John Duggan, Brian Wheeler 51 Mazda RX-3 B 119
8 Brian Potts 50 Mazda RX-3 B 112
9 Frank Porter, Jim Murcott 59 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTAm C 118
10 Ralph Radburn 69 Triumph Dolomite Sprint C 115
11 Warwick Henderson, Peter Hopwood 62 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV C 114
12 Greg Toepfer 88 Ford Escort RS2000 C 111
13 Chris Heyer, Rudi Dahlhauser 53 Volkswagen Golf GTi C 110
14 Matthew Phillip 109 Honda Civic D 108
15 Robin Dudfield 63 Alfa Romeo GT 1300 Junior D 107
16 Garry Leggat 94 Fiat 128 3P D 106
17 Ian Chilman, Brian Reed 64 Honda Civic D 105
18 Ray Farrar, Geoff Wade 46 Ford Capri V6 B 100
DNF John Harvey 14 Holden Torana LX SS A9X Hatchback Marlboro Holden Dealer Team A
DNF John Goss, Jack Brabham 21 Ford XC Falcon GS500 Hardtop John Goss Racing A
DNF Jim Richards 10 Ford XB Falcon GT Hardtop Melford Motors A
DNF Garth Wigston 20 Holden Torana LX SS A9X Hardtop Roadways Racing A
DNF Phil Brock 26 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Bill Patterson Racing A
DNF Charlie O'Brien, Wayne Negus 8 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Marlboro Holden Dealer Team A
DNF Peter Janson 15 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Captain Peter Janson A
DNF Jim Keogh, Graham Ritter 28 Ford XB Falcon GT Hardtop A
DNF Larry Perkins 15 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Captain Peter Janson A
DNF Dick Johnson 17 Ford Falcon XB GT Hardtop Bryan Byrt Ford A
DNF Ron Dickson, Fred Gibson 12 Ford Falcon XB GT Hardtop A
DNF Graeme Blanchard, Scott Taylor 81 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 A
DNF Bruce Hindhaugh 4 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 A
DNF Warren Cullen, Brian Sampson 22 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 A
DNF Rusty French, Leo Leonard 23 Ford XC Falcon GS500 Hardtop A
DNF Tim Slako 34 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 A
DNF Bob Forbes 11 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Bob Forbes Motorsport A
DNF Bob Morris 7 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 Ron Hodgson Racing A
DNF Kevin Bartlett 14 Ford XB Falcon GT Hardtop A
DNF Bob Jane, Ian Geoghegan 3 Holden Torana LX SS A9X Hatchback Bob Jane T-Marts A
DNF Graham Ryan, Phillip Arnull 29 Holden Torana LH SL/R 5000 L34 A
DNF Murray Carter 18 Ford XC Falcon GS500 Hardtop Brian Wood Ford A
DNF Lyndon Arnel 49 Ford Escort RS2000 C
DNF Rod Stevens, Tony Farrell 71 Ford Escort RS2000 C
DNF Geoff Leeds, Bruce Leffler 41 Mazda RX-3 B
DNF David Seldon 38 Triumph Dolomite C
DNF Lyn Brown, Bruce Stewart 33 Mazda
DNF Barry Lawrence 45 Triumph Dolomite C
DNF James Laing-Peach 65 Triumph Dolomite C
DNF Wilson, Andrews 47 Holden Torana A
DNF Peter Williamson 70 Toyota Celica Peter Williamson Toyota C
DNF Louis, Brewster 43 Mazda
DNF Penhall, Gary Cooke 44 Mazda
DNF Ian Messner, Bill Stanley 52 Ford Escort RS2000 C
DNF John White, John English 66 Ford Escort RS2000 C
DNF Ray Cutchie 58 Ford Capri V6 B
DNF Wade, Myers 61 Triumph Dolomite C
DNF Ian Wells, McGinley 79 Ford Escort RS2000 C
DNF Gough, Gough 54 Isuzu Gemini C
DNF Granger, Richards 67 BMW
DNF Stoopman, Stoopman 99 BMW
DNF Tony Niovanni 82 Isuzu Gemini C
DNF Patterson 111 Honda D
DNF Ken Harrison 91 Ford Escort
DNF Bernie Stack, Poole 74 Volkswagen Passat D

References

  1. ^ Australian Competition Yearbook, 1978 Edition, pages 62-63

Further reading

  • Stewart Wilson & Max Stahl, The Australian racing history of Ford, 1989
  • Stewart Wilson, Holden, The Official Racing History, 1988
  • CAMS Manual of Motor Sport, 1977, pages 89&90
Preceded by Sandown 400
1977
Succeeded by