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The 1987 RAC Tourist Trophy was the seventh 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 September 6, 1987, at the Silverstone Circuit, in Silverstone, United Kingdom.

United Kingdom 1987 RAC Tourist Trophy
Race details
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Date6 September, 1987
LocationSilverstone, United Kingdom
CourseSilverstone Circuit
4.778 kilometres (2.969 mi)
Laps 105
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:35.780
Podium
First Switzerland Enzo Calderari
Italy Fabio Mancini
CiBiEmme Sport
Second Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW Motorsport
Third Italy Giorgio Francia
Italy Nicola Larini
Alfa Corse
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:48.060

The race was won by Enzo Calderari and Fabio Mancini, driving a BMW M3. The leading car eligible for championship points was another M3, driven by Emanuele Pirro, Roberto Ravaglia and Roland Ratzenberger, who finished in second place.

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:[1][2]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 2 48   CiBiEmme Sport   Enzo Calderari
  Fabio Mancini
BMW M3 105 10
2 2 46   BMW Motorsport   Roberto Ravaglia
  Emanuele Pirro
  Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 105 7 40
3 2 79   Alfa Corse   Giorgio Francia
  Nicola Larini
Alfa Romeo 75 105 14 30
4 2 57   Marko AMG   Peter Oberndorfer
  Franz Klammer
Mercedes 190E 104 11
5 2 78   Brixia Corse   Carlo Rossi
  Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 104 17 24
6 3 7   Eggenberger Motorsport   Klaus Ludwig
  Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS500 103 3 30
7 2 72   Prodrive   Frank Sytner
  Marc Duez
  Mike Smith
BMW M3 103 15
8 2 84 Helmut König   Helmut König
  Karl Baron
  Heribert Werginz
BMW M3 103 19
9 3 4 Wolf Racing Barclay   Joachim Winkelhock
  Jeff Allam
Ford Sierra RS500 103 5
10 2 75   Alfa Corse   Jacques Laffite
  Paolo Barilla
Alfa Romeo 75 102 12 18
11 3 31   CMS Sweden   Christer Simonsen
  Kurt Simonsen
Volvo 240T 102 24
12 3 1   Pro Team Italia/Imberti   Mario Hytten
  Armin Hahne
  Nicola Tesini
Maserati Biturbo 100 16 21
13 3 6   Eggenberger Motorsport   Steve Soper
  Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS500 99 1 16
14 3 23   Michel Delcourt
  Alex Guyaux
  Jerry Mahony
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 99 26
15 1 106   Team Toyota GB   Chris Hodgetts
  Andrew Bagnall
Toyota Corolla GT 98 28
16 1 107   Team Toyota GB   Gareth Chapman
  Chris Hodgetts
  Alex Moss
Toyota Corolla GT 96 31
17 1 114 Tom's GB Ltd.   Tiff Needell
  Phil Dowsett
Toyota Corolla GT 96 30
18 2 76   Alfa Corse   Walter Voulaz
  Marcello Cipriani
Alfa Romeo 75 96 25 11
19 2 60   Per G. Hansen
  Jens Winther
BMW M3 95 27
20 1 112   Pierluigi Grassetto
  Antonín Charouz
Toyota Corolla GT 94 33
21 1 100   Alfa Romeo   Carlo Brambilla
  Alain Thiebaut
  Daniele Toffoli
Alfa Romeo 33 93 35 22
22 1 112   Eddy van Esch
  Heinz Wirth
  Antonín Charouz
Toyota Corolla GT 93 34
DNF 2 43   Bigazzi   Luis Pérez-Sala
  Olivier Grouillard
BMW M3 103 9
DNF 3 8   Andy Rouse Engineering   Andy Rouse
  Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS500 15 2
DNF 3 11   Andy Rouse Engineering   Win Percy
  Rob Hall
Ford Sierra RS500 6 4
DNF 3 15 RAS Sport   Hans Heyer
  Eddy Joosen
Toyota Supra 3 21
DNF 2 42   CiBiEmme Sport   Johnny Cecotto
  Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 0 6
DNF 2 40   Schnitzer Motorsport   Markus Oestreich
  Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 8
DNF 3 16 ICS   Tim Harvey
  David Sears
Rover Vitesse 13
DNF 2 77   Brixia Corse   Rinaldo Drovandi
  Gabriele Tarquini
Alfa Romeo 75 18
DNF 3 24   Evert Bolderheij
  Allard Kalff
Ford Sierra RS500 20
DNF 3 21   Vic Covey
  Andrew Jeffrey
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 22
DNF 2 62   Schwaben Motorsport   Thomas von Löwis
  Leopold von Bayern
  Richard Down
BMW M3 23
DNF 2 73   Karl Jones
  Alan Curnow
Ford Escort RS Turbo 29
DNF 1 115 AGK Motorsport   Geoff Kimber-Smith
  Barbara Cowell
Toyota Corolla GT 32
DNS 2 80   Q-Racing   Thomas Lindström
  Steven Andskär
Alfa Romeo 75
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tourist Trophy (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-07-13.
  2. ^ "Tourist Trophy (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-07-13.


World Touring Car Championship
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1987 Grand Prix Brno
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1987 James Hardie 1000