The 1987 Nissan Mobil 500 was the tenth 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 October 26, 1987, at the Wellington Street Circuit in the docks area of Wellington, New Zealand.

Official results

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Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 3 7 Switzerland Ford Texaco Racing Team Germany Klaus Ludwig
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS500 150 1 40
2 2 46 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
BMW M3 150 3 35
3 3 6 Switzerland Ford Texaco Racing Team United Kingdom Steve Soper
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS500 150 2 27
4 3 30 Australia Peter Jackson Nissan Racing Australia George Fury
Australia Glenn Seton
Australia Terry Shiel
Nissan Skyline RS DR30 149 6
5 3 05 Australia Holden Dealer Team Australia Peter Brock
Australia David Parsons
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 148 5
6 2 40 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Germany Markus Oestreich
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 148 10 25
7 2 41 Italy CiBiEmme Germany Altfrid Heger
Australia Tony Longhurst
BMW M3 146 18
8 3 24 New Zealand Team Nissan Racing NZ New Zealand Graeme Crosby
Australia Gary Sprague
Nissan Skyline RS DR30 145 21
9 3 25 New Zealand Team Nissan Racing NZ New Zealand Graeme Bowkett
New Zealand Kent Baigent
Nissan Skyline RS DR30 145 7
10 2 44 New Zealand Bryce Racing New Zealand Paul Radisich
Germany Ludwig Finauer
BMW 325i 141 26
11 3 11 Australia Enzed Team Perkins Australia Larry Perkins
New Zealand Denny Hulme
Holden VK Commodore SS Group A 140 12
12 2 62 Germany Schwaben Motorsport Germany Thomas von Löwis of Menar
Germany Leopold von Bayern
BMW M3 140 22
13 3 16 Sweden Söderqvist Racing Services Team[4] Sweden Ulf Granberg
Sweden Stig Blomqvist
Volvo 240T 137 15
14 3 32 New Zealand Anderson & O'Leary New Zealand Bruce Anderson
New Zealand Wayne Anderson
Ford Mustang 135 29
15 3 31 New Zealand Sax Racing New Zealand John Sorenson
New Zealand Kayne Scott
BMW 635 CSi 135 33
16 1 94 New Zealand Gullivers Ltd New Zealand Andrew Bagnall
New Zealand Mark Jennings
United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
Toyota Sprinter AE86 135 30
17 3 27 Australia Ray Gulson Australia Graham Gulson
Australia Ray Gulson
BMW 635 CSi 134 34
18 1 90 New Zealand David Slater
New Zealand Ross Heffernan
Toyota Corolla GT 131 35
19 2 53 New Zealand Viacard Services New Zealand Trevor Crowe
New Zealand Jim Richards
BMW M3 116 8
20 3 13 New Zealand Viacard Services Australia Charlie O'Brien
New Zealand Avon Hyde
New Zealand Jim Richards
BMW 635 CSi 106 17
21 1 100 Italy Alfa Romeo Benelux Italy Giorgio Francia
Italy Daniele Toffoli
Alfa Romeo 33 103 36 28
DNF 3 2 Australia Bob Jane T-Marts Racing Australia Allan Grice
United Kingdom Win Percy
Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 131 4
DNF 1 92 New Zealand Bryan Bate
New Zealand Robbie Ridgers
Toyota Corolla GT 129 37
DNF 2 47 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Germany Anette Meeuvissen
Austria Mercedes Stermitz
BMW M3 126 24
DNF 1 91 New Zealand Allan Drinkrow
New Zealand Bruce Drinkrow
Toyota Corolla GT 109 38
DNF 3 17 Australia Shell Ultra Hi-Tech Racing Team Australia Dick Johnson
Australia Gregg Hansford
Ford Sierra RS500 103 32
DNF 3 10 Australia Holden Dealer Team New Zealand David Oxton
Australia Neil Crompton
Australia Peter Brock
Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 89 20
DNF 3 4 Sweden Söderqvist Racing Services Team[4] Sweden Per-Gunnar Andersson
New Zealand Ian Tulloch
Volvo 240T 68 19
DNF 3 18 Australia Shell Ultra Hi-Tech Racing Team New Zealand Neal Lowe
New Zealand Neville Crichton
Australia Dick Johnson
Ford Sierra RS500 68 16
DNF 3 35 Australia Oxo Supercube Motorsport Australia Andrew Miedecke
New Zealand Phil Myhre
Ford Sierra RS500 58 14
DNF 2 42 Italy CiBiEmme Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 44 9
DNF 3 19 New Zealand Canam Enterprises New Zealand Graeme Cameron
New Zealand Wayne Wilkinson
Holden Commodore VL SS Group A 38 23
DNF 2 54 New Zealand Sax Racing New Zealand Graeme Lorimer
New Zealand John Sax
BMW M3 19 28
DNF 1 72 New Zealand Brett Riley
New Zealand Ken Smith
Toyota Celica GT 17 31
DNF 3 21 New Zealand D.F.C. NZ Ltd New Zealand John Billington
New Zealand Chris Castle
Holden Commodore VK SS Group A 14 27
DNF 2 43 Italy Bigazzi Germany Winni Vogt
France Olivier Grouillard
BMW M3 10 13
DNF 3 23 New Zealand Police Community New Zealand Glenn McIntyre
New Zealand Robbie Ker
Ford Mustang 9 25
DNF 3 15 Australia Peter Jackson Nissan Racing Australia Glenn Seton
Australia John Bowe
Nissan Skyline RS DR30 7 11

Italics indicate driver practiced this car but did not race.

References

  1. ^ "www.touringcarracing.net". Archived from the original on 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2008-11-22.
  2. ^ Wilson, Stewart (1987). "World Touring Car Championship". Australian Motor Racing Year. Killara: Berghouse Publishing Group Pty. Ltd. 17: 184–186. ISSN 0158-4138.
  3. ^ Tuckey, Bill (1987). The Great Race. Hornsby: The Berghouse Floyd Tuckey Publishing Group Pty. Ltd. 7. ISSN 1031-6124.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: untitled periodical (link)
  4. ^ a b Hyde, Anthony (February 2003). "Volvo 240 Turbo Group 'A' Racing Information". Archived from the original on 29 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-22.

Statistics

  • Pole Position - #7 Klaus Ludwig - 1:29.42
  • Fastest Lap - #6 Steve Soper - 1:32.28

External links


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1987 Fuji 500