The PIRTEK Enduro Cup by the numbers

  • 26/10/2017
  • By Mitchell Adam
  • Virgin Australia Supercars Championship

1 - First time both Ford and Prodrive Racing Australia have won the PIRTEK Enduro Cup, with Chaz Mostert and Steve Owen

2.1352 - Average winning margin in seconds across the four races

3 - New Supercars race winners from the three events; Cameron Waters, Richie Stanaway and Luke Youlden

4 - Cracked Ash Walsh ribs from a sportscar accident that gave Andre Heimgartner his Supercars return at Bathurst alongside Tim Slade

9 - Different combinations claimed podiums across the four races; #2 Scott Pye/Warren Luff, #6 Waters/Stanaway, #9 David Reynolds/Youlden, #12 Fabian Coulthard/Tony D’Alberto, #14 Slade/Heimgartner, #17 Scott McLaughlin/Alex Premat, #55 Mostert/Owen, #88 Jamie Whincup/Paul Dumbrell, #97 Shane van Gisbergen/Matt Campbell

13 - Best-placed rookie in the standings, Garry Jacobson alongside Jason Bright

Jason Bright of Mega Racing during the ,  at the , , , October 08, 2017.

16 - Cars led a lap across the races; #6, #8 Nick Percat/Macauley Jones, #9, #12, #14 (also led as #75 with SLade/Walsh at Sandown), #17, #19 Will Davison/Jonathon Webb, #22 James Courtney/Jack Perkins, #23 Michael Caruso/Dean Fiore, #34 James Moffat/Richard Muscat, #55, #56 Bright/Jacobson, #78, #88, #97, #888 Craig Lowndes/Steven Richards

22 - Most cars finishing on the lead lap in any of the four races, in the wet Race 21 on the Gold Coast

22.7 - Millimetres of rain recorded across the three events

27 - Points now separating the top three in the championship with two sprint rounds to go

28 – Different chassis used across the PIRTEK Enduro Cup. From that, 24 were the same throughout, BJR introduced a new #21 Commodore for Bathurst following its crash (as car #4) at Sandown and GRM switched #34 to one of its Super2 chassis as a result of James Moffat’s hit at Bathurst

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108 - Points swing recorded by Whincup at the Gold Coast to displace Coulthard at the top of the outright championship

140 - Seconds of in- and post-race time penalties applied to drivers, in addition to 11 drive-throughs

252 - Coulthard’s points swing at Bathurst to jump into the lead from third

462 - Points scored by each Erebus Commodore, making them the most closely-matched team in the final results. Garth Tander/James Golding also finished on that tally for Garry Rogers Motorsport

2009 - The last year Triple Eight did not win an enduro, the year before the Gold Coast became a two-driver event

86172.2 – Total kilometres completed across all cars in all sessions during the PIRTEK Enduro Cup; 19536.2km at Sandown, 46249.6km at Bathurst and 203864 km at the Gold Coast. This is the equivalent to 2.4 laps of the Australian mainland coastline

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