1989 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship season

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1989 JSPC season
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The 1989 All Japan Sports Prototype Car Endurance Championship season was the seventh season of the All Japan Sports Prototype Championship. The 1989 champion was the #25 Advan Alpha Nova Porsche 962C driven by Kunimitsu Takahashi.

Schedule[edit]

All races were held in Japan.

Round Race Circuit Date
1 All Japan Fuji 500 km Fuji Speedway 12 March
2 JAF Grand Prix All Japan Fuji 1000 km Fuji Speedway 30 April
3 All Japan Fuji 500 Miles Fuji Speedway 23 July
41 International Suzuka 1000 km Suzuka Circuit 3 December
5 Interchallenge Fuji 1000 km Fuji Speedway 8 October
  • ^1 – Round 4 at the Suzuka Circuit was originally scheduled for 27 August, however due to a typhoon the race was rescheduled for 3 December.

Entry list[edit]

Team Car No Drivers Tyre Rounds
Alpha Nova Racing Porsche 962C 6 Spain Jesus Pareja Y 5
Switzerland Walter Brun 5
Greece Costas Los 5
7 Argentina Oscar Larrauri All
Brazil Maurizio Sandro Sala All
Switzerland Walter Brun 1
25 Japan Kunimitsu Takahashi All
Sweden Stanley Dickens All
26 Japan Kenji Takahashi All
Japan Kazuo Mogi All
22 Japan Naoki Nagasaka B All
Japan Chiyomi Totani All
Italy Giovanni Lavaggi 4–5
Joest Racing Porsche 962C 8 France Henri Pescarolo G 5
France Jean-Louis Ricci 5
9 France Bob Wollek 5
Germany Frank Jelinski 5
Leyton House Racing Porsche 962C 16 Japan Masanori Sekiya B All
Japan Hideki Okada All
Team Davey Porsche 962C 19 United Kingdom Tim Lee-Davey D 5
South Africa Desire Wilson 5
Nissan Motorsports Nissan R88C
Nissan R89C
23 Japan Kazuyoshi Hoshino D
B
All
Japan Toshio Suzuki All
24 Japan Masahiro Hasemi All
Sweden Anders Olofsson All
From A Racing Porsche 962C 27 Japan Akihiko Nakaya D
B
All
Germany Harald Grohs All
Takefuji Racing Team Porsche 962C 33 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert D 5
United Kingdom Martin Donnelly 5
Toyota Team TOM'S Toyota 89C-V 36 United Kingdom Geoff Lees B All
Japan Hitoshi Ogawa 1–2, 4
United States Ross Cheever 3–5
38 Italy Paolo Barilla 3–5
Japan Hitoshi Ogawa 3, 5
United Kingdom Johnny Dumfries 4
Toyota Team SARD Toyota 89C-V
Toyota 90C-V
50 Austria Roland Ratzenberger D All
Japan Keiichi Suzuki All
United Kingdom David Sears 1
Japan Koji Sato 2
France Jean-Pierre Jabouille 5
Omron Racing Porsche 962C 55 Sweden Eje Elgh D All
Australia Vern Schuppan All
Japan Keiji Matsumoto 1–4
Team LeMans March 88G-Nissan 85 Japan Osamu Nakako Y All
Japan Akio Morimoto All
Japan Koji Sato 3
British Barn Racing TOM'S 86C-Ford 88 Japan Jiro Yoneyama D All
Japan Kiyoshi Misaki 1–2, 4–5
Japan Hideo Fukuyama 2–5
Trust Racing Porsche 962C 100 South Africa George Fouche D All
Sweden Steven Andskar All
Mazdaspeed Mazda 767
Mazda 767B
201 Japan Takashi Yorino D 1
Japan Tetsuya Ota 1
Japan Yojiro Terada 5
Belgium Pierre Dieudonne 5
Japan Yoshimi Katayama 5
202 Japan Yoshimi Katayama 1–4
Japan Yojiro Terada 1–4
Japan Takashi Yorino 2–5
Republic of Ireland Dave Kennedy 5
Shizumatsu Racing Mazda 757 230 Japan Tetsuji Shiratori D All
Japan Shuji Fujii All
Japan Seisaku Suzuki All
Katayama Racing Mazda 757 240 Japan Kazuhiko Oda D 1, 5
Japan Toshihiko Nogami 1–2
Japan Shunji Kasuya 2
Japan Yoshiyuki Ogura 2
Japan Keiichi Mizutani 5
Japan Tomiko Yoshikawa 5

Season results[edit]

Season results as follows:[1]

Round Circuit Winning Team
Winning Drivers
1 Mt. Fuji #27 From A Racing Porsche 962C
Germany Harald Grohs
Japan Akihiko Nakaya
2 Mt. Fuji
Report
#55 Omron Racing Porsche 962C
Australia Vern Schuppan
Sweden Eje Elgh
Japan Keiji Matsumoto
3 Mt. Fuji #16 Leyton House Racing Porsche 962C
Japan Hideki Okada
Japan Masanori Sekiya
4 Suzuka Circuit
Report
#25 Alpha Nova Porsche 962C
Japan Kunimitsu Takahashi
Sweden Stanley Dickens
5 Mt. Fuji
#38 Toyota Team TOM'S Toyota 89C-V
Japan Hitoshi Ogawa
Italy Paolo Barilla

Point Ranking[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Rank Drivers Number/Team Points Wins Distance
1 Japan Kunimitsu Takahashi #25 Alpha Nova Porsche 962C 56 1 2077.617km
2 Sweden Stanley Dickens 56 1 1794.012km
3 United Kingdom Geoff Lees #23 Toyota Team TOM'S Toyota 89C-V 55 0 1945.209km
4 Sweden Steven Andskar #100 Trust Racing Porsche 962C 55 0 1379.514km
5 Sweden Eje Elgh #55 Omron Racing Porsche 962C 47 1 1215.84km
6 Australia Vern Schuppan 47 1 701.79km

Makes[edit]

Rank Make Points Wins
1 Porsche 95 4
2 Toyota 43 1
3 Nissan 24 0
4 March-Nissan 18 0
5 Mazda 18 0
6 TOM'S-British Barn-Ford 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JSPC 1989". Archived from the original on 15 November 2009. 

External links[edit]