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The 1987 WEC in Japan (1000 km of Fuji) was the tenth and final round of the 1987 World Sports-Prototype Championship as well as the fifth round of the 1987 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship. It took place at Fuji Speedway, Japan on September 27, 1987.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 75% of the winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 C1 5   Silk Cut Jaguar   Jan Lammers
  John Watson
Jaguar XJR-8 D 224
Jaguar 7.0L V12
2 C1 4   Silk Cut Jaguar   Johnny Dumfries
  Raul Boesel
Jaguar XJR-8 D 224
Jaguar 7.0L V12
3 C1 15   Britten – Lloyd Racing   Mauro Baldi
  Mike Thackwell
Porsche 962C GTi G 221
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
4 C1 1   Brun Motorsport   Jochen Mass
  Oscar Larrauri
Porsche 962C M 218
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
5 C1 8   Joest Racing   Frank Jelinski
  "John Winter"
  Bob Wollek
Porsche 962C G 218
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
6 C1 99   Rothmans Porsche Team Schuppan   Geoff Brabham
  Derek Bell
Porsche 962C D 218
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
7 GTP 202   Mazdaspeed   Takashi Yorino
  David Kennedy
Mazda 757 D 213
Mazda 13J 2.6L 4-Rotor
8 C2 111   Spice Engineering   Fermín Vélez
  Gordon Spice
Spice SE86C A 210
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
9 C1 27   From-A Racing   Hideki Okada
  John Nielsen
Porsche 962C ? 209
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
10 C1 100   Trust Racing Team   Keiichi Suzuki
  Vern Schuppan
  James Weaver
Porsche 962C D 209
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
11 C1 25   Advan Alpha Racing   Kunimitsu Takahashi
  Kazuo Mogi
  Kenny Acheson
Porsche 962C Y 208
Porsche 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
12 C1 10   Porsche Kremer Racing   Franz Konrad
  George Fouché
Porsche 962C Y 207
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
13 C1 28   Person's Racing Team   Takao Wada
  Anders Olofsson
Nissan R86V Y 206
Nissan VG30ET 3.0L Turbo V6
14 C2 102   Ecurie Ecosse   Ray Mallock
  David Leslie
Ecosse C286 A 203
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
15 C2 101   Ecurie Ecosse   Marc Duez
  Mike Wilds
Ecosse C286 A 203
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
16 C1 23   NISMO   Kenji Takahashi
  Kazuyoshi Hoshino
  Dave Scott
Nissan R87E B 202
Nissan VEJ30 3.0L Turbo V6
17 C1 50   SARD   Tsunehisa Asai
  Syuuroku Sasaki
  David Sears
SARD MC87S ? 197
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4
18 C2 127   Chamberlain Engineering   Graham Duxbury
  Ian Khan
Spice SE86C A 194
Hart 418T 1.8L Turbo I4
19 C1 55   Alpha Cubic Racing Team   Naoki Nagasaki
  Chiyomi Totani
  Hitoshi Ogawa
Porsche 962C ? 188
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
20 C2 114   Team Tiga Ford Denmark   Thorkild Thyrring
  Peter Elgaard
Tiga GC287 A 184
Ford Cosworth BDT-E 2.3L Turbo I4
21 C1 77   Best House Racing Team   Osamu Nakako
  Maurizio Sandro Sala
LM 07 ? 166
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4
22 GTP 285   Shizumatsu Racing   Tetsuji Shiratori
  Kaneyuki Okamoto
Mazda 737C ? 164
Mazda 13B 1.3L 2-Rotor
23
NC
C1 11   Leyton House Racing Team
  Porsche Kremer Racing
  Volker Weidler
  Kris Nissen
Porsche 962C Y 218
Porsche Type-935 2.8L Turbo Flat-6
24
DNF
C2 121   Cosmic GP Motorsport   Costas Los
  Chris Hodgetts
Tiga GC287 G 131
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
25
DNF
C2 118   Chamberlain Engineering   Olindo Iacobelli
  Jean-Louis Ricci
Spice SE86C A 120
Ford DFL 3.3L V8
26
DNF
GTP 201   Mazdaspeed   Yojiro Terada
  Yoshimi Katayama
  Pierre Dieudonné
Mazda 757 D 114
Mazda 13J 2.6L 4-Rotor
27
DNF
C1 36   Toyota Team Tom's   Masanori Sekiya
  Geoff Lees
  Alan Jones
Toyota 87C B 100
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4
28
DNF
C1 7   Joest Racing   Harald Grohs
  Bob Wollek
Porsche 962C G 81
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
29
DNF
C1 2   Brun Motorsport   Manuel Reuter
  Uwe Schäfer
  Jesús Pareja
Porsche 962C M 65
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
30
DNF
C1 20   Tiga Team   Tim Lee-Davey
  Tetsuya Oota
Tiga GC87 D 65
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L Turbo V8
31
DNF
C1 45   Auto Beaurex Motorsport   Kaoru Hoshino
  Will Hoy
Tom's 86C D 60
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4
32
DNF
C2 170   Batsu Racing Team   Kazuhiko Oda
  Syuuji Fujii
  Ichirou Mizuno
MCS Guppy ? 58
Mazda Rotor
33
DNF
C2 151   British Barn Racing Team   Jirou Yoneyama
  Hideshi Matsuda
  Kiyoshi Misaki
JTK 62C D 41
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
34
DNF
C2 198   Roy Baker Promotion   David Andrews
  Patrick de Radigues
Tiga GC286 A 38
Ford Cosworth DFL 3.3L V8
35
DNF
C2 104   URD Junior Team   Hellmut Mundas
  Robin Smith
URD C81/83 A 22
BMW M88 3.5L I6
36
DNF
C1 38   Dome Motorsport   Ross Cheever
  Eje Elgh
Dome 87C B 15
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4
37
DNF
C1 32   NISMO   Masahiro Hasemi
  Aguri Suzuki
Nissan R87E B 2
Nissan VEJ30 3.0L Turbo V6
DNS C1 37   Toyota Team Tom's   Nobuhide Tachi
  Masanori Sekiya
Toyota 87C B -
Toyota 3S-GTM 2.1L Turbo I4

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole Position - #28 Person's Racing Team - 1:19.021
  • Fastest Lap - #36 Toyota Team Tom's - 1:23.096
  • Average Speed - 176.216 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  • "FIA World Sports-Prototype Championship 1987 - 1000 km Fuji". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 26 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-06.
  • "Fuji 1000 Kilometres 1987". Racing Sports Cars. 13 August 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-06.


World Sportscar Championship
Previous race:
1987 1000 km of Spa
1987 season Next race:
None
All Japan Sports Prototype Championship
Previous race:
1987 1000 km of Suzuka
1987 season Next race:
1987 500 km of Fuji