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.

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

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:[1][2] | Entered: 39 | Started: 39 | Finished: 19

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

See also

References

  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.


World Touring Car Championship
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1987 Spa 24 Hour