1987 Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix

The 1987 Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix was the fourth 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 July 12, 1987, at the Nürburgring, in Nürburg, West Germany.

Germany 1987 Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix
Race details
Circuit Nürburgring-1985-GP.svg
Date12 July, 1987
LocationNürburg, West Germany
CourseNürburgring
4.556 kilometres (2.831 mi)
Laps 111
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:46.610
Podium
First West Germany Klaus Ludwig
West Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Eggenberger Motorsport
Second Italy Ivan Capelli
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
BMW Motorsport
Third Austria Roland Ratzenberger
West Germany Markus Oestreich
BMW Motorsport
Fastest Lap
Driver West Germany Klaus Ludwig Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:48.590

The race was won by Klaus Ludwig and Klaus Niedzwiedz, driving a Ford Sierra RS Cosworth.

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] | Entered: 39 | Started: 39 | Finished: 19

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 3 7   Eggenberger Motorsport   Klaus Ludwig
  Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 111 2 40
2 2 40   BMW Motorsport   Ivan Capelli
  Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 111 6 35
3 2 46   BMW Motorsport   Roland Ratzenberger
  Markus Oestreich
  Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 110 9 27
4 2   BMW Motorsport   Winfried Vogt
  Altfrid Heger
BMW M3 109 8
5 2 43   Bigazzi   Luis Pérez-Sala
  Olivier Grouillard
BMW M3 109 11 22
6 2 69 Vogelsang   Eric van de Poele
  Harald Grohs
BMW M3 109 7
7 2 48   CiBiEmme Sport   Fabio Mancini
  Luciano Lovato
BMW M3 108 18
8 3 8   Andy Rouse Engineering   Andy Rouse
  Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 107 10 23
9 2 75   Alfa Corse   Jacques Laffite
  Paolo Barilla
  Giorgio Pianta
Alfa Romeo 75 106 16 16
10 2 76   Alfa Corse   Giorgio Francia
  Jean-Louis Schlesser
  Giorgio Pianta
Alfa Romeo 75 106 20 12
11 2 77   Brixia Corse   Gabriele Tarquini
  Rinaldo Drovandi
Alfa Romeo 75 106 28 9
12 2 78   Brixia Corse   Carlo Rossi
  Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 104 27 6
13 3   Alex Guyaux
  Michel Delcourt
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 104 30
14 2   Zdeněk Vojtěch
  Břetislav Enge
BMW M3 103 23
15 1 90   Scuderia Avus Berlin   Herbert Lingmann
  Ludwig Hölzl
Toyota Corolla GT 100 35
16 2   Giovanni Fontanesi
  Zdeněk Vojtěch
BMW M3 95 15
17 1 100   Bigazzi   Carlo Brambilla
  Luis Villamil
Alfa Romeo 33 95 39
18 1   Georg Alber
  Helmut Maier
  Antonín Charouz
Toyota Corolla GT 94 32
19 2 80   Q-Racing   Thomas Lindström
  Mikael Naebrink
Alfa Romeo 75 78 26 4
DNF 3 1   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Bruno Giacomelli
  Armin Hahne
  Marcello Gunella
Maserati Biturbo 48 13
DNF 3 6   Eggenberger Motorsport   Steve Soper
  Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 46 1
DNF 2 42   CiBiEmme Sport   Johnny Cecotto
  Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 3
DNF 3 13 Wolf Racing Team   Joachim Winkelhock
  Jörg van Ommen
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 4
DNF 2 BMW Alpina   Ellen Lohr
  Fabien Giroix
BMW M3 5
DNF 3   Leif Lindström
  Per Stureson
Volvo 240T 12
DNF 3 3   Tom Walkinshaw Racing   Tom Walkinshaw
  Jeff Allam
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 14
DNF 2 57   Marko AMG   Peter Oberndorfer
  Franz Klammer
Mercedes 190E 17
DNF 2   Schwaben Motorsport   Thomas von Löwis
  Leopold von Bayern
  Jan Thoelke
BMW M3 19
DNF 2   Kurt König
  Walter Nussbaumer
BMW M3 21
DNF 3 ABR   Manuel Reuter
  Kris Nissen
Ford Sierra XR4Ti 22
DNF 2 Heribert Werginz   Helmut König
  Karl Baron
  Heribert Werginz
BMW M3 24
DNF 2 79   Albatech   Walter Voulaz
  Marcello Cipriani
Alfa Romeo 75 25
DNF 2 60   Schnitzer Motorsport   Anette Meeuvissen
  Mercedes Stermitz
  Altfrid Heger
BMW M3 29
DNF 2   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Miloš Bychl
  Dagmar Šuster
BMW M3 31
DNF 1 103 Fina Racing Team   Pierre Fermine
  Serge de Liedekerke
Toyota Corolla GT 33
DNF 1 93   Stig Gruen
  Eric Hoyer
Toyota Corolla GT 34
DNF 1 104 Fina Racing Team   Guy Katsers
  Jean-Claude Burton
Toyota Corolla GT 36
DNF 1 Haribo Racing Team   Heinz Pütz
  Wolfgang Kudrass
VW Golf GTI 37
DNF 1 95   Antonín Charouz
  Pierluigi Grassetto
  Daniele Toffoli
Toyota Corolla GT 38
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nürburgring Grand Prix (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  2. ^ "Nürburgring Grand Prix (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-06-07.


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