The 2015 Wilson Security Sandown 500 was a motor race event for the Australian sedan-based V8 Supercars. It was the ninth event of the 2015 International V8 Supercars Championship. It was held on the weekend of 11-13 September at the Sandown Raceway, near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. The feature race, the 2015 Wilson Security Sandown 500, was won by Mark Winterbottom and Steve Owen driving a Ford FG X Falcon.[1]

Results

Qualifying

Pos. No. Name Team Vehicle Lap Time Difference
1 6 Australia Chaz Mostert Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:08.7165
2 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 1:08.9069 + 0.1904s
3 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:09.0185 + 0.3020s
4 18 Australia Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:09.0200 + 0.3035s
5 55 Australia David Reynolds Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 1:09.0642 + 0.3477s
6 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:09.1058 + 0.3893s
7 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 1:09.1132 + 0.3967s
8 17 Australia Scott Pye DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 1:09.1221 + 0.4056s
9 33 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 1:09.1817 + 0.4652s
10 2 Australia Garth Tander Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 1:09.3031 + 0.5866s
11 47 Australia Tim Slade Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:09.3413 + 0.6248s
12 22 Australia Jack Perkins Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 1:09.4082 + 0.6917s
13 3 Australia Tim Blanchard Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:09.4159 + 0.6994s
14 8 Australia Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 1:09.4266 + 0.7101s
15 222 Australia Nick Percat Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:09.4444 + 0.7279s
16 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 1:09.4692 + 0.7527s
17 9 Australia Will Davison Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 1:09.5031 + 0.7866s
18 99 Australia James Moffat Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:09.5071 + 0.7906s
19 23 Australia Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:09.5268 + 0.8103s
20 15 Australia Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:09.6198 + 0.9033s
21 4 Australia Ashley Walsh Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 1:09.6530 + 0.9365s
22 7 Australia Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 1:09.6947 + 0.9782s
23 111 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Super Black Racing Ford FG X Falcon 1:09.7550 + 1.0385s
24 34 Australia David Wall Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 1:09.7579 + 1.0414s
25 21 Australia Dale Wood Britek Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 1:09.7858 + 1.0693s

Qualifying Race 1 (Co-drivers)

Paul Dumbrell won the first qualifying race, which was held for co-drivers only.
Pos. No. Name Team Vehicle Laps Time / Difference Grid
1 1 Australia Paul Dumbrell Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 20 23min 26.4669sec 3
2 5 Australia Steve Owen Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 7.122s 2
3 6 Australia Cameron Waters Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 9.806s 1
4 55 Australia Dean Canto Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 10.984s 5
5 97 Australia Jonathon Webb Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 20 + 12.509s 7
6 22 Australia Russell Ingall Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 20 + 13.592s 12
7 47 Australia Tony D'Alberto Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 15.454s 11
8 17 Australia Marcos Ambrose DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 15.819s 8
9 14 Australia Luke Youlden Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 19.231s 6
10 3 Australia Karl Reindler Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 20.696s 13
11 18 France Sébastien Bourdais Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 24.647s 4
12 888 New Zealand Steven Richards Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 20 + 25.441s 16
13 9 Australia Alex Davison Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 20 + 29.383s 17
14 222 United Kingdom Oliver Gavin Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 30.775s 15
15 111 New Zealand Ant Pedersen Super Black Racing Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 33.121s 23
16 2 Australia Warren Luff Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 20 + 34.267s 10
17 23 Australia Dean Fiore Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 35.594s 19
18 4 Australia Jack Le Brocq Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 20 + 36.301s 21
19 21 Australia Macauley Jones Britek Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 40.769s 25
20 99 Australia Taz Douglas Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 40.957s 18
21 7 United Kingdom Alex Buncombe Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 40.961s 22
22 33 France Alexandre Prémat Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 20 + 41.420s 9
23 34 New Zealand Chris Pither Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 20 + 42.433s 24
DNF 15 Australia David Russell Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 12 Suspension 20
DNF 8 Australia Andrew Jones Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 6 Accident damage 14

Qualifying Race 2 (Primary drivers)

Jamie Whincup leads the second qualifying race, held for main drivers only, ahead of Mark Winterbottom and Chaz Mostert.
Andre Heimgartner and Jack Perkins come together during the second qualifying race. The incident saw both drivers retire from the race.
Pos. No. Name Team Vehicle Laps Time / Difference
1 1 Australia Jamie Whincup Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 20 24min 35.3103sec
2 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 0.806s
3 6 Australia Chaz Mostert Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 1.155s
4 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 20 + 1.800s
5 55 Australia David Reynolds Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 2.164s
6 47 Australia Tim Slade Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 2.354s
7 18 Australia Lee Holdsworth Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 2.879s
8 9 Australia Will Davison Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 20 + 3.298s
9 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 3.475s
10 222 Australia Nick Percat Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 3.920s
11 17 Australia Scott Pye DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 20 + 4.401s
12 2 Australia Garth Tander Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 20 + 4.783s
13 21 Australia Dale Wood Britek Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 5.361s
14 15 Australia Rick Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 5.724s
15 3 Australia Tim Blanchard Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 20 + 6.107s
16 33 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 20 + 6.720s
17 8 Australia Jason Bright Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 20 + 7.884s
18 34 Australia David Wall Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 20 + 8.648s
19 4 Australia Ashley Walsh Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 20 + 8.919s
20 99 Australia James Moffat Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 9.081s
21 23 Australia Michael Caruso Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 9.271s
22 7 Australia Todd Kelly Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 20 + 9.713s
23 888 Australia Craig Lowndes Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 20 + 10.686s
DNF 22 Australia Jack Perkins Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 18 Accident damage
DNF 111 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner Super Black Racing Ford FG X Falcon 16 Accident damage

Race

Prodrive Racing Australia scored a 1–2 finish in the race, with Mark Winterbottom and Steve Owen taking victory ahead of Chaz Mostert and Cameron Waters.
Shane van Gisbergen and Jonathon Webb finished in third place, driving for Tekno Autosports.
Pos. [1] No. [1] Name[1] Team Vehicle[1] Laps[1] Time / Difference Grid Pts
1 5 Australia Mark Winterbottom
Australia Steve Owen
Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 161 3h 19m 48.9230s 2 300
2 6 Australia Chaz Mostert
Australia Cameron Waters
Prodrive Racing Australia Ford FG X Falcon 161 + 0.659s 3 276
3 97 New Zealand Shane van Gisbergen
Australia Jonathon Webb
Tekno Autosports Holden VF Commodore 161 + 9.657s 4 258
4 2 Australia Garth Tander
Australia Warren Luff
Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 161 + 9.927s 12 240
5 55 Australia David Reynolds
Australia Dean Canto
Rod Nash Racing Ford FG X Falcon 161 + 11.112s 5 222
6 47 Australia Tim Slade
Australia Tony D'Alberto
Walkinshaw Racing Holden VF Commodore 161 + 13.183s 6 204
7 18 Australia Lee Holdsworth
France Sébastien Bourdais
Charlie Schwerkolt Racing Holden VF Commodore 161 + 17.012s 7 192
8 3 Australia Tim Blanchard
Australia Karl Reindler
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 161 + 19.876s 15 180
9 22 Australia Jack Perkins
Australia Russell Ingall
Holden Racing Team Holden VF Commodore 161 + 20.758s 24 168
10 15 Australia Rick Kelly
Australia David Russell
Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 161 + 21.938s 14 156
11 23 Australia Michael Caruso
Australia Dean Fiore
Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 161 + 25.465s 21 144
12 17 Australia Scott Pye
Australia Marcos Ambrose
DJR Team Penske Ford FG X Falcon 161 + 25.882s 11 138
13 888 Australia Craig Lowndes
New Zealand Steven Richards
Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 161 + 26.396s 23 132
14 33 New Zealand Scott McLaughlin
France Alexandre Prémat
Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 161 + 26.983s 16 126
15 1 Australia Jamie Whincup
Australia Paul Dumbrell
Triple Eight Race Engineering Holden VF Commodore 161 + 27.788s 1 120
16 14 New Zealand Fabian Coulthard
Australia Luke Youlden
Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 161 + 27.798s 9 114
17 111 New Zealand Andre Heimgartner
New Zealand Ant Pedersen
Super Black Racing Ford FG X Falcon 161 + 28.571s 25 108
18 99 Australia James Moffat
Australia Taz Douglas
Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 161 + 31.753s 20 102
19 4 Australia Ashley Walsh
Australia Jack Le Brocq
Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 161 + 36.725s 19 96
20 21 Australia Dale Wood
Australia Macauley Jones
Britek Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 161 + 40.053s 13 90
21 34 Australia David Wall
New Zealand Chris Pither
Garry Rogers Motorsport Volvo S60 160 + 1 Lap 18 84
22 8 Australia Jason Bright
Australia Andrew Jones
Brad Jones Racing Holden VF Commodore 160 + 1 Lap 17 78
23 9 Australia Will Davison
Australia Alex Davison
Erebus Motorsport Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 154 + 7 Laps 8 72
24 7 Australia Todd Kelly
United Kingdom Alex Buncombe
Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima L33 147 + 14 Laps 22 66
Ret 222 Australia (Nick Percat)
United Kingdom Oliver Gavin
Lucas Dumbrell Motorsport Holden VF Commodore 18 Steering 10 0

Note: Percat did not drive car #222 in the main race.[1]

References

External links

Supercars Championship
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2015 Sydney Motorsport Park Super Sprint
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2014 Wilson Security Sandown 500
Sandown 500 Next year:
2016 Wilson Security Sandown 500