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Bathurst 100,000! The 2023 Great Race in numbers

A look back at the 60th anniversary running of the Great Race at Bathurst, by the numbers.

0.4830 – Brodie Kostecki’s pole-winning margin in seconds, the largest in a dry-weather Bathurst Shootout since Greg Murphy’s ‘Lap of the Gods’ in 2003.

3 – Bathurst 1000 podium finishes achieved by Erebus Motorsport, which now has a first (2017), a second (2023) and a third (2021) in its collection.

The Bathurst 1000 podium. Pic: Supplied

4 – years between Bathurst 1000 podium finishes for DJR/DJR Team Penske.

6 – times the race has been won from sixth on the grid. Three of those (2006, 2007 and 2023) have been Triple Eight cars.

7 – teams represented in the top seven finishing positions at the end of the race.

10 – Bathurst 1000 wins for Triple Eight Race Engineering, moving clear of the Holden Dealer Team/HDT Racing for the most in Great Race history.

13 – career Bathurst Top 10 Shootout appearances for Shane van Gisbergen, the most of any active driver and equal with Allan Grice for eighth all-time.

16 – cars on the lead lap at the finish, three less than in 2022.

19.9326 – the margin of victory in seconds, the biggest since Steven Richards led Craig Lowndes to the finish line in 1999.

30 – consecutive Bathurst 1000 starts for Lowndes, equalling Peter Brock for second all-time.

Craig Lowndes. Pic: Ross Gibb

64 – drivers to have won the Great Race at Bathurst, with Stanaway the latest to put his name on the illustrious list.

72 – points salvaged by Broc Feeney following a gear lever mounting failure while running in second place.

74 – laps led by the winning van Gisbergen/Stanaway Camaro, one of seven cars to lead the race.

88 – laps between the final Safety Car and the finish; the longest green-flag run to the chequered flag since 1991, when then were no Safety Car periods.

Van Gisbergen takes the chequered flag. Pic: Ross Gibb

131 – Kostecki’s points lead over van Gisbergen following the Great Race.

145 – laps led by Chevrolet Camaros out of the total 161.

160 – laps completed by the Mark Winterbottom/Michael Caruso Camaro, which was recorded as a DNF after pitting for fuel and being trapped in the lane when the race ended.

Mark Winterbottom. Pic: Ross Gibb

163.48 – the average speed of the winners in km/h, the second-fastest in Great Race history.

300.5 – the km/h figure van Gisbergen was recorded at on Conrod Straight by Supercars’ GPS data during Friday qualifying.

499 – number of Supercars Championship podium finishes achieved by Triple Eight Race Engineering.

Van Gisbergen and Stanaway on the Bathurst podium. Pic: Supplied

1999 – the last year in which two Kiwis teamed up to win the race: Steven Richards and Greg Murphy.

2212 – days between Stanaway’s Supercars race victories at Sandown in 2017 and Bathurst in 2023.

100,000 – total dollars pocketed by Brad Jones Racing through winning the Pirtek Pit Stop Challenge finale in five consecutive years.

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