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1987 World Touring Car Championship season

The 1987 World Touring Car Championship season was the inaugural World Touring Car Championship season. It commenced on 22 March 1987 and ended on 15 November after eleven races. The championship was open to Touring Cars complying with FIA Group A regulations. The Drivers title was won by Roberto Ravaglia and the Entrants title by Eggenberger Texaco Ford No 7.[1]

Teams and drivers

The Eggenberger Texaco Ford No 7 entry won the Entrants Championship

Fifteen registered entries were received for the championship. Although numerous other entries competed in races during the season only the following were eligible to score championship points. Cars competed in three engine capacity divisions:

  • Division 1: 1 to 1600 cc
  • Division 2: 1601 to 2500 cc
  • Division 3: Over 2500 cc
No. Team Car Div. Tyre Driver
1 Pro Team Italia/Imberti Maserati Biturbo 3 D Bruno Giacomelli
Armin Hahne
Marcello Gunella
Mario Hytten
Nicola Tesini
Kevin Bartlett
6 Eggenberger Motorsport Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS 500
3 P Steve Soper
Klaus Niedzwiedz
Pierre Dieudonné
7 Eggenberger Motorsport Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS 500
3 P Andy Rouse
Thierry Tassin
Klaus Ludwig
Pierre Dieudonné
Klaus Niedzwiedz
8 Andy Rouse Engineering Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS 500
3 P Klaus Ludwig
Pierre Dieudonné
Andy Rouse
Thierry Tassin
Win Percy
Armin Hahne
Bernd Schneider
40 Schnitzer BMW M3 2 Y Ivan Capelli
Roberto Ravaglia
Roland Ratzenberger
Emanuele Pirro
42 CiBiEmme Sport BMW M3 2 P Riccardo Patrese
Johnny Cecotto
Gianfranco Brancatelli
Mauro Baldi
43 Bigazzi BMW M3 2 P Luis Pérez-Sala
Olivier Grouillard
Winfried Vogt
46 Schnitzer BMW M3 2 Y Emanuele Pirro
Roland Ratzenberger
Roberto Ravaglia
Markus Oestreich
Dieter Quester
75 Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Alessandro Nannini
Michael Andretti
Jacques Laffite
Paolo Barilla
Giorgio Pianta
Jean-Louis Schlesser
Nicola Larini
76 Alfa Corse Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Giorgio Francia
Paolo Barilla
Jean-Louis Schlesser
Giorgio Pianta
Alessandro Nannini
77 Brixia Corse Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Rinaldo Drovandi
Claudio Langes
Gabriele Tarquini
78 Brixia Corse Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Carlo Rossi
Alessandro Santin
79 Albatech Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Walter Voulaz
Marcello Cipriani
d'Avanzo
Massimo Siena
80 Q-Racing Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2 P Thomas Lindström
Mikael Naebrink
100 Alfa Corse
Alfa Romeo Benelux
Scuderia Autolodi Corse S.r.l.
Alfa Romeo 33 Series 1 P Carlo Brambilla
Giovanni Maggiorelli
Luis Villamil
Alain Thiebaut
Daniele Toffoli
Giorgio Francia

Calendar

Round Date Country Track,
Event
Overall winner Winner championship Report
# Driver - Laps / Car # Driver - Laps, overall position
1 22 March  Italy Monza
Monza 500
5 Allan Moffat
John Harvey
86 laps / Holden VL Commodore SS Group A
79 Walter Voulaz
Marcello Cipriani
79 laps, 7th / Alfa Romeo 75
Report
2 19 April  Spain Jarama
Jarama 4 Hours
46 Emanuele Pirro
Roberto Ravaglia
Roland Ratzenberger
150 laps / BMW M3
46 Emanuele Pirro
Roberto Ravaglia
Roland Ratzenberger
150 laps / BMW M3
Report
3 10 May  France Dijon
Burgundy 500
42 Gianfranco Brancatelli
Johnny Cecotto
112 laps / BMW M3
42 Gianfranco Brancatelli
Johnny Cecotto
112 laps / BMW M3
Report
4 12 July  Germany Nürburgring
Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
Pierre Dieudonné *
111 laps / Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
Pierre Dieudonné *
111 laps / Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Report
5 1-August 2  Belgium Spa-Francorchamps
Spa 24 Hours
48 Eric van de Poele
Jean-Michel Martin
Didier Theys
481 laps / BMW M3
43 Luis Pérez-Sala
Olivier Grouillard
Winfried Vogt
473 laps, Runner-up / BMW M3
Report
6 16 August Czechoslovakia Brno
Grand Prix Brno
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
93 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
93 laps / Ford Sierra RS 500
Report
7 6 September  United Kingdom Silverstone
RAC Tourist Trophy
48 Enzo Calderari
Fabio Mancini
105 laps / BMW M3
46 Emanuele Pirro
Roberto Ravaglia
Roland Ratzenberger *
105 laps, Runner-up / BMW M3
Report
8 4 October  Australia Mount Panorama
Bathurst 1000
10 Peter McLeod
Peter Brock
David Parsons
Jon Crooke *
158 laps / Holden VL Commodore SS Group A
42 Gianfranco Brancatelli
Johnny Cecotto
154 laps / 7th / BMW M3
Report
9 11 October  Australia Calder Park
Calder 500
6 Steve Soper
Pierre Dieudonné
Klaus Niedzwiedz *
120 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
6 Steve Soper
Pierre Dieudonné
Klaus Niedzwiedz *
120 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
Report
10 26 October  New Zealand Wellington
Wellington 500
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
150 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
7 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
150 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
Report
11 15 November  Japan Fuji
InterTEC 500
6 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
112 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
6 Klaus Ludwig
Klaus Niedzwiedz
112 laps / Ford Sierra RS500
Report

Note: "Overall winner" in the above table refers to the overall race winner and "Winner championship" refers to the highest placed entry which had been registered for the championship.

Results and standings

Races

Standings

Drivers' Championship

Pos Driver Car
ITA

SPA

FRA

GER

BEL

CZE

GBR

MPC

CPR

NZL

JAP
Points
1 Roberto Ravaglia BMW M3 DSQ 1st Ret 2nd Ret 4th 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 269
2 Klaus Ludwig Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500
DSQ 4th 4th 1st Ret 1st 4th DSQ 5th 1st 1st 268
Klaus Niedzwiedz Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500
DSQ 5th 3rd 1st Ret 1st 4th DSQ 5th 1st 1st 268
4 Emanuele Pirro BMW M3 DSQ 1st Ret 2nd Ret Ret 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 244
5 Pierre Dieudonné Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500
DSQ 4th 4th Ret Ret 2nd 7th DSQ 1st 3rd 4th 193
Steve Soper Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500
DSQ 5th 3rd Ret Ret 2nd 7th DSQ 1st 3rd 4th 193
7 Olivier Grouillard BMW M3 DSQ 3rd 4th 1st 3rd Ret 2nd Ret 6th 164
8 Johnny Cecotto BMW M3 DSQ 6th 1st Ret Ret 5th Ret 1st 4th Ret 5th 158
Gianfranco Brancatelli BMW M3 6th 1st Ret Ret 5th Ret 1st 4th Ret 5th 158
10 Roland Ratzenberger BMW M3 DSQ 2nd Ret 3rd 6th 4th Ret Ret 3rd 4th 146
11 Luis Pérez-Sala BMW M3 DSQ 3rd 4th 1st 3rd Ret 6th 134
12 Giorgio Francia Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo
Alfa Romeo 33
Ret Ret 6th 7th 5th Ret 2nd Ret 6th 5th 130
13 Markus Oestreich BMW M3 DSQ Ret 3rd 6th Ret Ret Ret 3rd 4th 3rd 118
14 Daniele Toffoli Alfa Romeo 33 Ret 9th Ret 6th 5th 8th 99
15 Walter Voulaz Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 1st 7th 10th Ret 4th 9th 8th 94
Marcello Cipriani Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 1st 7th 10th Ret 4th 9th 8th 94
17 Jacques Laffite Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 10th 7th 6th 3rd 8th 5th 86
18 Carlo Rossi Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2nd Ret 9th 9th Ret 7th 3rd 80
Alessandro Santin Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 2nd Ret 9th 9th Ret 7th 3rd 80
20 Armin Hahne Maserati Biturbo
Ford Sierra RS500
4th DNQ Ret Ret Ret 11th 6th Ret Ret 7th 79
21 Winni Vogt BMW M3 DSQ Ret 1st 2nd Ret Ret 70
22 Paolo Barilla Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Ret Ret 6th 3rd 8th 5th 67
23 Ivan Capelli BMW M3 DSQ 2nd 2nd Ret 60
24 Alessandro Nannini Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 3rd 10th 7th 5th 59
25 Andy Rouse Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS500
Ret 8th 5th 5th Ret Ret Ret Ret 58
Thierry Tassin Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
Ford Sierra RS 500
Ret 8th 5th 5th Ret Ret Ret Ret 58
27 Rinaldo Drovandi Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Ret 8th 8th 2nd 10th Ret 54
Jean-Louis Schlesser Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 6th 7th 3rd 54
29 Alain Thiebaut Alfa Romeo 33 Ret 9th 8th 45
30 Gabriele Tarquini Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Ret 8th 2nd 10th Ret 43
31 Bruno Giacomelli Maserati Biturbo 4th DNQ Ret Ret Ret 11th Ret 42
Marcello Gunella Maserati Biturbo 4th Ret 11th 42
33 Claudio Langes Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 8th 2nd 41
34 Dieter Quester BMW M3 6th 3rd 39
35 Altfrid Heger BMW M3 DSQ 2nd Ret 30
Nicola Larini Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Ret 2nd 30
Thomas Lindström Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 9th 12th 10th Ret 6th DNS 30
38 Michael Andretti Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 3rd 24
39 Carlo Brambilla Alfa Romeo 33 Ret Ret 9th 22
40 Mario Hytten Maserati Biturbo 6th 21
Nicola Tesini Maserati Biturbo 6th 21
42 Massimo Siena Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 4th 20
43 Steven Andskär Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo Ret 6th DNS 16
Bernd Schneider Ford Sierra RS500 7th 16
45 Mikael Naebrink Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 9th 12th 10th Ret 14
46 Bruno di Gioia Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 11th 3
Gerard Févrot Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo 11th 3
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Note: Race placings in the above table refer to the relative placings gained by registered championship entries and does not include other competitors.

Point system: 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 awarded to the top ten finishers for both outright and divisional results. Therefore, a driver could be awarded up to 40 points in a race. Points were only allocated to drivers of cars registered for the World Championship.

Entrants Championship

Position Entrant Division Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Rd 9 Rd 10 Rd 11 Total
1 Eggenberger Texaco Ford No 7 [1] 3 - 30 25 40 - 40 30 - 23 40 40 268
2 Schnitzer BMW M3 No 46 2 - 40 - 27 12 25 40 - 35 35 35 249
3 Schnitzer BMW M3 No 40 2 - 30 30 35 - - - 24 27 25 27 198
4 Eggenberger Texaco Ford No 6 3 - 23 32 - - 30 16 - 40 27 25 193
5 Bigazzi BMW M3 No 43 2 - 24 - 22 40 32 - 30 - - 16 164
6 CiBiEmme Sport BMW M3 No 42 2 - 16 40 - - 20 - 40 22 - 20 158

Point system: 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1 awarded to the top ten finishers for both outright and divisional results. Therefore, an entry could be awarded up to 40 points in a race. Points were allocated only to entries which were registered for the World Championship.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b FIA World Touring Car Championship 1987, Autosport, 14 January 1988
  • 1987 World Touring Car Championship - from History of the European Touring Car Championship
  • 1987 World Touring Car Championship - Touring Car Racing.net

External links

  • 1987 WTCC race results Retrieved from Motorsport Almanac on 30 September 2008
  • Images from 1987 WTCC Round 5 – Spa 24 Hour – Spa Francorchamps Retrieved from Racing Sports Cars on 30 September 2008
  • Images from 1987 WTCC Round 7 – Tourist Trophy - Silverstone Retrieved from Racing Sports Cars on 30 September 2008
  • Images from 1987 WTCC Round 8 – James Hardie 1000 - Bathurst Retrieved from Autopics on 30 September 2008
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