The 1987 Spa 24 Hour was the fifth round of the inaugural World Touring Car Championship. The race was held for cars eligible for Group A touring car regulations. It was held from 1 to 2 August 1987 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, in Francorchamps, Belgium.

The race was won by Eric van de Poele, Jean-Michel Martin and Didier Theys, driving a BMW M3. The leading car eligible for championship points was another M3, driven by Luis Pérez-Sala, Olivier Grouillard and Winfried Vogt, who finished in second place.

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: 61 | Started: 61 | Finished: 28

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 2 48 Waterloo Motors Belgium Eric van de Poele
Belgium Jean-Michel Martin
Belgium Didier Theys
BMW M3 481 7
2 2 43 Italy Bigazzi Spain Luis Pérez-Sala
France Olivier Grouillard
Germany Winfried Vogt
BMW M3 473 23 40
3 2 63 Garage du Bac France Pascal Fabre
France Fabien Giroix
Belgium Bernard de Dryver
BMW M3 469 8
4 3 5 Australia Allan Moffat Racing Canada Allan Moffat
Australia John Harvey
Australia Tony Mulvihill
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 468 19
5 2 41 Germany BMW Motorsport Germany Altfrid Heger
Germany Christian Danner
Germany Franz Dufter
BMW M3 464 6
6 3 17 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Engineering Belgium Alain Semoulin
Spain Jésus Pareja
Belgium Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 464 13
7 2 47 Germany BMW Motorsport Netherlands Gerrit van Kouwen
Germany Annette Meeuvissen
Germany Mercedes Stermitz
BMW M3 464 36
8 3 18 Waterloo Motors Belgium Marc Duez
Belgium Philip Verellen
Belgium Raijmond van Hove
Belgium Pascal Witmeur
BMW 635CSi 458 34
9 2 55 Ecurie Motul Nogaro France Bernard Salam
France Pierre Destic
France Alain Cudini
Mercedes 190E 456 22
10 2 45 Auto Budde Team Germany Volker Strycek
Germany Franz-Josef Bröhling
Germany Hermann Tilke
BMW 325i 452 37
11 2 77 Italy Brixia Corse Italy Gabriele Tarquini
Italy Rinaldo Drovandi
Italy Claudio Langes
Alfa Romeo 75 451 20 30
12 2 75 Italy Alfa Corse France Jacques Laffite
Italy Paolo Barilla
France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Italy Nicola Larini
Italy Giorgio Pianta
Alfa Romeo 75 447 10 24
13 2 44 Bastos Racing Team France Gérard Bleynie
France Lucien Guitteny
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille
BMW M3 435 21
14 1 90 Bemani Toyota Germany Herbert Lingmann
Germany Ludwig Hölzl
Switzerland Philippe Müller
Toyota Corolla GT 431 55
15 1 112 Belgium Paul Simons
Belgium Valentin Simons
Belgium Marcel Vandermaesen
Toyota Corolla GT 431 58
16 2 76 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Walter Voulaz
Italy Marcello Cipriani
Italy Massimo Siena
Alfa Romeo 75 429 47 20
17 2 71 Italy Luigi Racing Belgium Georges Cremer
Italy Marco Curti
Belgium Loris de Sordi
Alfa Romeo 75 426 39
18 1 103 IMC Toyota Belgium Pierre Fermine
Belgium Serge de Liedekerke
Belgium Grégorie de Mévius
Toyota Corolla GT 424 51
19 3 33 Bavaria Automobiles France Philippe Haezebrouck
France Pierre de Thoisy
Belgium Harald Huysman
Belgium Pascal Witmeur
BMW 635CSi 423 33
20 3 24 Formula 1 Invest. PTY Ltd. Belgium Michel Delcourt
Belgium Alex Guyaux
Australia Graham Moore
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 421 35
21 3 31 CMS Sweden Sweden Christer Simonsen
Sweden Kurt Simonsen
Belgium Jean-Marie Baert
Volvo 240T 418 41
22 2 79 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Alessandro Nannini
Italy Giorgio Francia
France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Italy Giorgio Pianta
Alfa Romeo 75 417 14 16
23 2 61 Ecurie Chardon des Dunes Belgium Noël van den Eeckhout
Belgium Guy Van Mol
Belgium Mike van Hooydonk
BMW 325i 415 45
24 1 104 IMC Toyota Belgium Guy Katsers
Belgium Jean-Claude Burton
Belgium Jean-Pierre Van de Wauwer
Toyota Corolla GT 414 59
25 1 117 IMC Toyota Belgium José Close
Belgium André Hardy
Belgium Emmanuel Remion
Toyota Corolla GT 414 60
26 2 46 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Austria Roland Ratzenberger
Austria Dieter Quester
Germany Markus Oestreich
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 413 12 12
27 1 119 IMC Toyota Denmark John Nielsen
Belgium Michel Luxen
Belgium Renaud Verreydt
Toyota Corolla GT 408 53
28 1 120 IMC Toyota Belgium Claude Holvoet
Italy Giovanni Bruno
Belgium Didier Noirhomme
Toyota Corolla GT 378 62
DNF 2 59 Bastos Racing Team Belgium Dirk Vermeersch
Venezuela Giovanni Fontanesi
Italy Massimo Micangeli
BMW M3 445 31
DNF 3 16 Bavaria Automobiles France René Metge
France Jean-Pierre Jaussaud
France Joël Gouhier
Belgium Pascal Witmeur
BMW 635CSi 423 25
DNF 3 7 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport Germany Klaus Ludwig
Belgium Thierry Boutsen
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 406 1
DNF 3 15 Bastos Toyota Team Sweden Anders Olofsson
Belgium Pierre-Alain Thibaut
Belgium Éric Bachelart
Toyota Supra 346 43
DNF 3 6 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport United Kingdom Steve Soper
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
France Philippe Streiff
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 332 2
DNF 2 42 Germany BMW Motorsport Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
Italy Mauro Baldi
BMW M3 310 3
DNF 3 8 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Engineering United Kingdom Andy Rouse
Belgium Thierry Tassin
United Kingdom Win Percy
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 252 5
DNF 2 40 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Italy Ivan Capelli
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Italy Emanuele Pirro
BMW M3 233 4
DNF 3 3 Australia HDT Racing P/L Australia Peter Brock
New Zealand Neville Crichton
Australia David Parsons
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 206 18
DNF 2 85 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Australia Allan Grice
Brazil Roberto Moreno
Germany Wilhelm Siller
BMW M3 178 15
DNF 2 57 Germany Marko AMG Germany Peter Oberndorfer
Austria Franz Klammer
Germany Peter John
Mercedes 190E 143 24
DNF 2 78 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Carlo Rossi
Italy Alessandro Santin
Italy Giacomo Bossini
Alfa Romeo 75 133 17
DNF 2 58 Bastos Racing Team Czech Republic Zdeněk Vojtěch
Italy Maurizio Micangeli
Switzerland Enzo Calderari
BMW M3 115 27
DNF 1 113 Tom's GB Ltd. United Kingdom Phil Dowsett
United Kingdom Tiff Needell
Japan Masanori Sekiya
Toyota Corolla GT 101 50
DNF 2 66 J.M.S. Racing Team France Claude Ballot-Léna
France Jean-Pierre Malcher
France Jean-Marc Smadja
BMW M3 82 11
DNF 3 14 Bastos Toyota Team Germany Hans Heyer
Germany Frank Jelinski
Belgium Eddy Joosen
Toyota Supra 59 32
DNF 3 11 Wolf Racing Barclay Finland Jari Nurminen
Belgium André Malherbe
Switzerland Jean-Denis Delétraz
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 9 26
DNF 3 4 Wolf Racing Barclay Germany Joachim Winkelhock
France Didier Artzet
Germany Manfred Burkhard
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 5 9
DNF 2 49 N.K. Motorsport Germany Jürgen Hamelmann
Germany Robert Walterscheid-Müller
Belgium Patrick de Radigues
BMW M3 28
DNF 3 35 Garage du Bac France Denis Morin
France Ferdinand de Lesseps
Belgium Hervé Regout
BMW 635CSi 29
DNF 3 28 Luxembourg Ford Motorsport Luxembourg Luxembourg Romain Feitler
Switzerland Bernard Santal
Belgium Gaston Rahier
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 30
DNF 3 19 Waterloo Motors Italy Roberto Castagna
Italy Roberto Orlandi
Belgium Roger Visconti
BMW 635CSi 38
DNF 3 32 Luxembourg Ford Motorsport Luxembourg Luxembourg Romain Wolf
Belgium Guy Neve
Belgium Jean-Paul Libert
Ford Sierra RS Cosworth 40
DNF 3 13 Zeus Computers Racing Belgium Quirin Bovy
Belgium Michel Maillien
Belgium Vincent Bertinchamps
Rover Vitesse 42
DNF 3 34 Jeroen Hin Racing Netherlands Jeroen Hin
Netherlands Frans Verschuur
Belgium Stéphane Cohen
Holden VK Commodore SS Group A 44
DNF 2 70 Italy Luigi Racing Belgium François-Xavier Boucher
Belgium Jean Hex
Belgium Philippe Soreil
Alfa Romeo 75 46
DNF 2 84 Netherlands Mazda Dealer Team Holland Netherlands Hans van der Beek
Netherlands Raymond Coronel
Netherlands Loek Vermeulen
Mazda 929 48
DNF 1 92 United Kingdom Team Toyota GB United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
New Zealand Andrew Bagnall
New Zealand Mark Jennings
Toyota Corolla GT 49
DNF 3 29 Jumet Motor Racing Belgium Jean Wansart
Belgium Cyriel Raes
BMW 635CSi 52
DNF 1 114 Tom's Co. Ltd. Japan Hideshi Matsuda
Japan Kaoru Hoshino
Japan Kaori Okamoto
Toyota Corolla GT 54
DNF 1 121 IMC Toyota Belgium Roger Rutten
Belgium Marc Dries
Belgium Eddy van Esch
Toyota Corolla GT 56
DNF 1 115 Belgium Belgian Audi VW Club Belgium Philippe Ménage
Luxembourg René Schenk
Belgium Bernard Winderickx
VW Golf GTI 57
DNF 1 100 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Carlo Brambilla
Italy Daniele Toffoli
Belgium Alain Thiebaut
Alfa Romeo 33 61
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Spa 24 Hours (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2012-11-04.
  2. ^ "Spa 24 Hours (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2012-11-04.


World Touring Car Championship
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1987 Nürburgring Touring Car Grand Prix
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1987 Grand Prix Brno