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1987 Grand Prix Brno

The 1987 Grand Prix Brno was the sixth 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 August 16, 1987, at the Masaryk Circuit, in Brno, Czechoslovakia.

Czechoslovakia 1987 Grand Prix Brno
Race details
Brno (formerly Masarykův okruh).svg
Date16 August, 1987
LocationBrno, Czechoslovakia
CourseMasaryk Circuit
5.403 kilometres (3.357 mi)
Laps 93
Pole position
Driver West Germany Klaus Ludwig Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 2:10.510
Podium
First West Germany Klaus Ludwig
West Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Eggenberger Motorsport
Second United Kingdom Steve Soper
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Eggenberger Motorsport
Third Spain Luis Pérez-Sala
France Olivier Grouillard
Bigazzi
Fastest Lap
Driver West Germany Klaus Ludwig Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 2:09.080

The race was won by the Eggenberger Motorsport pairing of Klaus Ludwig and Klaus Niedzwiedz. They drove the newly homologated Ford Sierra RS500, which proved much faster and far more reliable than the Ford Sierra RS Cosworths the team had been using to that point of the season.

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:[1][2]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 3 7   Eggenberger Motorsport   Klaus Ludwig
  Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS500 93 1 40
2 3 6   Eggenberger Motorsport   Steve Soper
  Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS500 93 2 30
3 2 43   Bigazzi   Luis Pérez-Sala
  Olivier Grouillard
BMW M3 92 10 32
4 2 46   BMW Motorsport   Roland Ratzenberger
  Roberto Ravaglia
  Markus Oestreich
BMW M3 92 6 25
5 2 42   CiBiEmme Sport   Johnny Cecotto
  Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 92 7 20
6 2 80   Q-Racing   Thomas Lindström
  Steven Andskär
Alfa Romeo 75 91 13 16
7 2 52 BMW Alpina   Andreas Bovensiepen
  Fabien Giroix
  Ellen Lohr
BMW M3 91 8
8 2 48   CiBiEmme Sport   Enzo Calderari
  Luciano Lovato
BMW M3 91 14
9 2 78   Brixia Corse   Carlo Rossi
  Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 91 17 12
10 2 75   Alfa Corse   Jacques Laffite
  Paolo Barilla
Alfa Romeo 75 90 9
11 3 19   CiBiEmme Sport   Roberto Castagna
  Roberto Orlandi
BMW 635CSi 89
12 2 76   Alfa Corse   Walter Voulaz
  Marcello Cipriani
  D'Avanzu
Alfa Romeo 75 88 22 6
13 2 51 ÚAMK   Oldřich Vaníček
  Vlastimil Tomášek
BMW M3 88 19
14 3 11 Wolf Racing Barclay   Joachim Winkelhock
  Frank Biela
Ford Sierra RS500 88 4
15 2 47   BMW Motorsport   Anette Meeuvissen
  Mercedes Stermitz
BMW M3 87 25
16 2 49 Külker SC Team   József Cserkuti
  Anton Fischhaber
  Péter Moczár
BMW M3 87
17 2 77   Brixia Corse   Gabriele Tarquini
  Rinaldo Drovandi
Alfa Romeo 75 87 15 4
18 2 86   Wolfgang Böhme
  Bernd Herlitze
  Rolf Göring
BMW 325i 86
19 1 95   Antonín Charouz
  Georg Alber
  Helmut Maier
Toyota Corolla GT 84 32
20 1 93 Gruen Racing Team   Stig Gruen
  Eric Hoyer
Toyota Corolla GT 83
21 2 58 Racing Services International   Miloš Bychl
  Dagmar Šuster
BMW 325i 83
22 1 100   Alfa Romeo   Carlo Brambilla
  Alain Thiebaut
Alfa Romeo 33 81
23 2 59 Racing Services International   Zdeněk Vojtěch
  Břetislav Enge
BMW M3 80 16
24 3 1   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Bruno Giacomelli
  Armin Hahne
  Marcello Gunella
Maserati Biturbo 78 12 12
25 2 84 Helmut König   Helmut König
  Karl Baron
  Heribert Werginz
BMW M3 77
26 1 96 Fina Racing Team   Michel Legourd
  Jean Yves Van Heukelom
  Jean-Claude Barthe
Toyota Corolla GT 74
DNF 3 18   CiBiEmme Sport   Georges Bosshard
  Bruno Corradi
BMW 635CSi 75
DNF 2 53 Racing Services International   Dirk Vermeersch
  Eddy Joosen
BMW M3 73 18
DNF 1 115   Scuderia Alfasud   Peter Schöller
  Dieter Kuppi
Alfa Romeo Alfasud 66
DNF 1 102   Seikel Motorsport   Heinz Wirth
  Peter Seikel
  Lothar Schörg
Audi 80 52
DNF 1 112 Team Motorsport Praha   Antonín Charouz
  Pierluigi Grassetto
  Daniele Toffoli
Toyota Corolla GT 44
DNF 1 90 Toyota Schweiz AG   Herbert Lingmann
  Ludwig Hölzl
Toyota Corolla GT 32
DNF 2 57   Marko AMG   Peter Oberndorfer
  Franz Klammer
Mercedes 190E 31 23
DNF 3 8   Andy Rouse Engineering   Andy Rouse
  Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS500 29 3
DNF 2 40   Schnitzer Motorsport   Roberto Ravaglia
  Emanuele Pirro
  Markus Oestreich
BMW M3 2 5
DNF 2 79   Alfa Corse   Giorgio Francia
  Nicola Larini
Alfa Romeo 75 0 9
DNS 3 23   József Cserkuti
  Péter Moczár
BMW 635CSi
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand Prix Brno (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Archived from the original on 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix Brno (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-06-25.


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