1989 Fuji 1000km
The JAF Grand Prix All Japan Fuji 1000 km, was the second round of both the 1989 All Japan Sports Prototype Championship and the 1989 Fuji Long Distance Series was held at the Fuji International Speedway, on the 30 April, in front of a crowd of approximately 58,000.
The race was held over 224 laps of the Fuji circuit, a distance of 1000 km (actual distance was 1001.28 km). Vern Schuppan, Eje Elgh and Keiji Matsumoto took the winner spoils for the Omron Racing Team, driving their Porsche 962C. The trio won in a time of 5hr 30:36.816mins., averaging a speed of 133.571 mph. Second place went to George Fouché and Steven Andskär in the Trust Racing Team’s Porsche 962GTi who finished about 15 seconds adrift. One lap down, in third place was the pole winning Nissan of Olofsson and Hasemi.
Class Winners are in Bold text.
- "Fuji 1000 Kilometres JSPC 1989". Racing Sports Cars. 1989-04-30. Retrieved 2013-08-25.
- "Fuji 1000 Kilometres JSPC 1989 - Grid". Racing Sports Cars. 1989-04-30. Retrieved 2013-08-25.