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1950 New South Wales 100

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1950 New South Wales 100

The 1950 New South Wales 100 was a motor race staged at the Mount Panorama Circuit, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia on 10 April 1950. It was organised by the Australian Sporting Car Club and was contested over 25 laps, a total distance of approximately 100 miles. The race was staged on a handicap basis with the first car, the MG J2/P of RW Fowler, scheduled to start 25 minutes before the last car, the Alta of Tony Gaze.

The race was won by Doug Whiteford driving a Ford V8 Special. Whiteford also achieved the fastest race time, for which he was awarded the New South Wales Road Racing Championship title.



  • Organiser: Australian Sporting Car Club
  • Attendance: 30,000 (estimated)
  • Entries: 48
  • Starters: 37
  • Non Starters: 11
  • Finishers: 10
  • Still running (at finish): 9
  • Fastest lap: Jack Murray (Bugatti Ford): 3:08
  • References

    1950 New South Wales 100 Wikipedia

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