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The 1987 Burgundy 500 was the third round of the inaugural World Touring Car Championship. The race was held for cars eligible for Group A touring car regulations. It was held on May 10, 1987, at Dijon-Prenois, in Dijon, France.

France 1987 Burgundy 500
Race details
Dijon-Prenois Circuit.svg
Date10 May, 1987
LocationDijon, France
CourseCircuit de Dijon-Prenois
3.886 kilometres (2.415 mi)
Laps 112
Pole position
Driver Italy Emanuele Pirro BMW Motorsport
Time 1:25.170
Podium
First Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
CiBiEmme Sport
Second Italy Ivan Capelli
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
BMW Motorsport
Third United Kingdom Steve Soper
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Eggenberger Motorsport
Fastest Lap
Driver Italy Emanuele Pirro BMW Motorsport
Time 1:28.20[1]

The race was won by Gianfranco Brancatelli and Johnny Cecotto, driving a BMW M3.

Contents

Class structureEdit

Cars were divided into three classes based on engine capacity:

  • Division 1: 1-1600cc
  • Division 2: 1601-2500cc
  • Division 3: Over 2500cc

Official resultsEdit

Results were as follows:[2][3] | Entered: 39 | Started: 38 | Finished: 30

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 2 42   CiBiEmme Sport   Johnny Cecotto
  Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 112 6 40
2 2 40   BMW Motorsport   Ivan Capelli
  Roberto Ravaglia
  Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 112 4 30
3 3 6   Eggenberger Motorsport   Steve Soper
  Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 112 3 32
4 3 7   Eggenberger Motorsport   Klaus Ludwig
  Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 112 5 25
5 3 8   Andy Rouse Engineering   Andy Rouse
  Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 111 7 20
6 2 64   Xavier Lapeyre
  Fabien Giroix
BMW M3 109 2
7 3 16   René Metge
  Marc Sourd
BMW 635CSi 108 15
8 2 76   Alfa Corse   Giorgio Francia
  Jean-Louis Schlesser
Alfa Romeo 75 108 12 18
9 2 75   Alfa Corse   Alessandro Nannini
  Jacques Laffite
Alfa Romeo 75 108 14 14
10 3 18   CiBiEmme Sport   Georges Bosshard
  Massimo Micangeli
BMW 635CSi 106 21
11 2 77   Brixia Corse   Rinaldo Drovandi
  Claudio Langes
Alfa Romeo 75 106 13 11
12 2 78   Brixia Corse   Carlo Rossi
  Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 106 22 8
13 3 35   Denis Morin
  Ferdinand de Lesseps
BMW 635CSi 106 9
14 2 70 Dixi Sport   Bernard Salam
  Pierre Destic
Mercedes 190E 106 17
15 2 51 ÚAMK   Oldřich Vaníček
  Vlastimil Tomášek
BMW M3 104 23
16 2 79   Albatech   Walter Voulaz
  Marcello Cipriani
Alfa Romeo 75 103 19 5
17 2 62 Duindistel   Noël van den Eeckhout
  Guy Van Mol
BMW 325i 103 25
18 1 90   Scuderia Avus Berlin   Herbert Lingmann
  Ludwig Hölzl
Toyota Corolla GT 102 32
19 1 106   Team Toyota GB   Alex Moss
  Mark Jennings
Toyota Corolla GT 102 30
20 1 91 RAS Sport   Philippe Müller
  Jo Zeller
Toyota Corolla GT 102 31
21 2 44 Dixi Sport   Gerard Févrot
  Bruno di Gioia
Alfa Romeo 75 101 29 3
22 1 95   Antonín Charouz
  Daniele Toffoli
  Pierluigi Grassetto
Toyota Corolla GT 101 33
23 3 97   Seikel Motorsport   Giuseppe Quartengan
  Giovanni da Schio
  Peter Seikel
Ford Mustang GT 100 28
24 1 103 Fina Racing Team   Pierre Fermine
  Serge de Liedekerke
Toyota Corolla GT 100 34
25 1 102   Seikel Motorsport   Heinz Wirth
  Edi Kamm
Audi 80 99 36
26 1 104 Fina Racing Team   Guy Katsers
  Jean-Claude Burton
Toyota Corolla GT 98 37
27 1 100   Carlo Brambilla
  Giovanni Maggiorelli
Alfa Romeo 33 94 38
28 2 45 Dixi Sport   Bernard Santal
  Dellavalle
Alfa Romeo 75 93 26
29 2 80   Q-Racing   Thomas Lindström
  Mikael Naebrink
Alfa Romeo 75 92 20 2
30 3 36   Roland Bassaler
  Pascal Pessiot
BMW 635CSi 86 24
DNF 2 46   BMW Motorsport   Roland Ratzenberger
  Emanuele Pirro
  Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 76 1
DNF 2 43   BMW Motorsport   Winfried Vogt
  Markus Oestreich
BMW M3 71 8
DNF 3 5   Allan Moffat Racing   Allan Moffat
  John Harvey
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 44 10
DNF 3 1   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Bruno Giacomelli
  Armin Hahne
Maserati Biturbo 10 27
DNF 2 48   CiBiEmme Sport   Fabio Mancini
  Luciano Lovato
BMW M3 11
DNF 2 66   Claude Ballot-Léna BMW M3 16
DNF 3   Roberto Castagna
  Luciano Lovato
BMW 635CSi 18
DNF 1 96   Michel Legourd
  Jean-Claude Barthe
Toyota Corolla GT 39
DNS 3 2   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Mario Hytten
  Marcello Gunella
Maserati Biturbo 35
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1987 500 km de Bourgogne at History of Touring Car Racing
  2. ^ "500 km Dijon (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-02-27.
  3. ^ "500 km Dijon (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-02-27.


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1987 Jarama 4 Hours
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1987 Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix