1978 Rothmans 500

1978 event
The 1978 Rothmans 500 was an endurance motor race for Group C Touring Cars.wikipedia
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Oran Park Raceway

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The event was held at Oran Park in New South Wales, Australia on 4 June 1978 over 222 laps of the 2.7 km circuit, a total distance of 599.4 km.
The inaugural Rothmans 500 for Touring Cars was staged in 1977 but the 1978 event was to be the second and last running of this endurance race.

1977 Rothmans 500

Rothmans 500
This was the second and last Rothmans 500 race for Touring Cars to be held at Oran Park, the 1977 Rothmans 500 having been the inaugural event.
This was the first of two “Rothmans 500” events held at Oran Park, the second and final race being the 1978 Rothmans 500.

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The Harvey car effectively becoming Brock’s backup, notably winning the 1978 Rothmans 500 event at Oran Park teamed with Charlie O'Brien.

Group C (Australia)

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The 1978 Rothmans 500 was an endurance motor race for Group C Touring Cars.

New South Wales

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The event was held at Oran Park in New South Wales, Australia on 4 June 1978 over 222 laps of the 2.7 km circuit, a total distance of 599.4 km.

Australia

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The event was held at Oran Park in New South Wales, Australia on 4 June 1978 over 222 laps of the 2.7 km circuit, a total distance of 599.4 km.

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