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.

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

Class structure

Cars were divided into three classes based on engine capacity:

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

Official results

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 Italy CiBiEmme Sport Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 112 6 40
2 2 40 Germany BMW Motorsport Italy Ivan Capelli
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 112 4 30
3 3 6 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport United Kingdom Steve Soper
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 112 3 32
4 3 7 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport Germany Klaus Ludwig
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 112 5 25
5 3 8 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Engineering United Kingdom Andy Rouse
Belgium Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 111 7 20
6 2 64 France Xavier Lapeyre
France Fabien Giroix
BMW M3 109 2
7 3 16 France René Metge
France Marc Sourd
BMW 635CSi 108 15
8 2 76 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Giorgio Francia
France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Alfa Romeo 75 108 12 18
9 2 75 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Alessandro Nannini
France Jacques Laffite
Alfa Romeo 75 108 14 14
10 3 18 Italy CiBiEmme Sport Switzerland Georges Bosshard
Italy Massimo Micangeli
BMW 635CSi 106 21
11 2 77 Italy Brixia Corse Italy Rinaldo Drovandi
Italy Claudio Langes
Alfa Romeo 75 106 13 11
12 2 78 Italy Brixia Corse Italy Carlo Rossi
Italy Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 106 22 8
13 3 35 France Denis Morin
France Ferdinand de Lesseps
BMW 635CSi 106 9
14 2 70 Dixi Sport France Bernard Salam
France Pierre Destic
Mercedes 190E 106 17
15 2 51 ÚAMK Czech Republic Oldřich Vaníček
Czech Republic Vlastimil Tomášek
BMW M3 104 23
16 2 79 Italy Albatech Italy Walter Voulaz
Italy Marcello Cipriani
Alfa Romeo 75 103 19 5
17 2 62 Duindistel Belgium Noël van den Eeckhout
Belgium Guy Van Mol
BMW 325i 103 25
18 1 90 Germany Scuderia Avus Berlin Germany Herbert Lingmann
Germany Ludwig Hölzl
Toyota Corolla GT 102 32
19 1 106 United Kingdom Team Toyota GB United Kingdom Alex Moss
New Zealand Mark Jennings
Toyota Corolla GT 102 30
20 1 91 RAS Sport Switzerland Philippe Müller
Switzerland Jo Zeller
Toyota Corolla GT 102 31
21 2 44 Dixi Sport France Gerard Févrot
Belgium Bruno di Gioia
Alfa Romeo 75 101 29 3
22 1 95 Czech Republic Antonín Charouz
Italy Daniele Toffoli
Italy Pierluigi Grassetto
Toyota Corolla GT 101 33
23 3 97 Germany Seikel Motorsport Italy Giuseppe Quartengan
Italy Giovanni da Schio
Germany Peter Seikel
Ford Mustang GT 100 28
24 1 103 Fina Racing Team Belgium Pierre Fermine
Belgium Serge de Liedekerke
Toyota Corolla GT 100 34
25 1 102 Germany Seikel Motorsport Switzerland Heinz Wirth
Switzerland Edi Kamm
Audi 80 99 36
26 1 104 Fina Racing Team Belgium Guy Katsers
Belgium Jean-Claude Burton
Toyota Corolla GT 98 37
27 1 100 Italy Carlo Brambilla
Italy Giovanni Maggiorelli
Alfa Romeo 33 94 38
28 2 45 Dixi Sport Switzerland Bernard Santal
Dellavalle
Alfa Romeo 75 93 26
29 2 80 Sweden Q-Racing Sweden Thomas Lindström
Sweden Mikael Naebrink
Alfa Romeo 75 92 20 2
30 3 36 France Roland Bassaler
France Pascal Pessiot
BMW 635CSi 86 24
DNF 2 46 Germany BMW Motorsport Austria Roland Ratzenberger
Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 76 1
DNF 2 43 Germany BMW Motorsport Germany Winfried Vogt
Germany Markus Oestreich
BMW M3 71 8
DNF 3 5 Australia Allan Moffat Racing Canada Allan Moffat
Australia John Harvey
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 44 10
DNF 3 1 Italy Pro Team Italia/Imberti Italy Bruno Giacomelli
Germany Armin Hahne
Maserati Biturbo 10 27
DNF 2 48 Italy CiBiEmme Sport Italy Fabio Mancini
Italy Luciano Lovato
BMW M3 11
DNF 2 66 France Claude Ballot-Léna BMW M3 16
DNF 3 Italy Roberto Castagna
Italy Luciano Lovato
BMW 635CSi 18
DNF 1 96 France Michel Legourd
France Jean-Claude Barthe
Toyota Corolla GT 39
DNS 3 2 Italy Pro Team Italia/Imberti Switzerland Mario Hytten
Italy Marcello Gunella
Maserati Biturbo 35
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See also

References

  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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