1987 RAC Tourist Trophy

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United Kingdom 1987 RAC Tourist Trophy
Race details
Silverstone 1987.jpg
Date 6 September, 1987
Location Silverstone, United Kingdom
Course Silverstone Circuit
4.778 kilometres (2.969 mi)
Race One
Laps 105
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:35.780
Podium
First Switzerland Enzo Calderari
Italy Fabio Mancini
CiBiEmme Sport
Second Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW Motorsport
Third Italy Giorgio Francia
Italy Nicola Larini
Alfa Corse
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Eggenberger Motorsport
Time 1:48.060
Race Two
Podium
Fastest Lap

The 1987 RAC Tourist Trophy was the seventh 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 September 6, 1987, at the Silverstone Circuit, in Silverstone, United Kingdom.

The race was won by Enzo Calderari and Fabio Mancini, driving a BMW M3. The leading car eligible for championship points was another M3, driven by Emanuele Pirro, Roberto Ravaglia and Roland Ratzenberger, who finished in second place.

Class structure[edit]

Cars were divided into three classes based on engine capacity:

  • Division 1: 1-1600cc
  • Division 2: 1601-2500cc
  • Division 3: Over 2500cc

Official results[edit]

Results were as follows:[1][2]

Pos Class No Team Drivers Car Laps Qual
Pos
Series
Points
1 2 48 Italy CiBiEmme Sport Switzerland Enzo Calderari
Italy Fabio Mancini
BMW M3 105 10
2 2 46 Germany BMW Motorsport Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Italy Emanuele Pirro
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 105 7 40
3 2 79 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Giorgio Francia
Italy Nicola Larini
Alfa Romeo 75 105 14 30
4 2 57 Germany Marko AMG Germany Peter Oberndorfer
Austria Franz Klammer
Mercedes 190E 104 11
5 2 78 Italy Brixia Corse Italy Carlo Rossi
Italy Alessandro Santin
Alfa Romeo 75 104 17 24
6 3 7 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport Germany Klaus Ludwig
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Sierra RS500 103 3 30
7 2 72 United Kingdom Prodrive United Kingdom Frank Sytner
Belgium Marc Duez
United Kingdom Mike Smith
BMW M3 103 15
8 2 84 Helmut König Austria Helmut König
Austria Karl Baron
Austria Heribert Werginz
BMW M3 103 19
9 3 4 Wolf Racing Barclay Germany Joachim Winkelhock
United Kingdom Jeff Allam
Ford Sierra RS500 103 5
10 2 75 Italy Alfa Corse France Jacques Laffite
Italy Paolo Barilla
Alfa Romeo 75 102 12 18
11 3 31 Sweden CMS Sweden Sweden Christer Simonsen
Sweden Kurt Simonsen
Volvo 240T 102 24
12 3 1 Italy Pro Team Italia/Imberti Switzerland Mario Hytten
Germany Armin Hahne
Italy Nicola Tesini
Maserati Biturbo 100 16 21
13 3 6 Switzerland Eggenberger Motorsport United Kingdom Steve Soper
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Sierra RS500 99 1 16
14 3 23 Belgium Michel Delcourt
Belgium Alex Guyaux
United Kingdom Jerry Mahony
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 99 26
15 1 106 United Kingdom Team Toyota GB United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
New Zealand Andrew Bagnall
Toyota Corolla GT 98 28
16 1 United Kingdom Team Toyota GB United Kingdom Gareth Chapman
United Kingdom Chris Hodgetts
United Kingdom Alex Moss
Toyota Corolla GT 96 31
17 1 114 Tom's GB Ltd. United Kingdom Tiff Needell
United Kingdom Phil Dowsett
Toyota Corolla GT 96 30
18 2 76 Italy Alfa Corse Italy Walter Voulaz
Italy Marcello Cipriani
Alfa Romeo 75 96 25 11
19 2 60 Denmark Peter Hansen
Denmark Jens Winther
BMW M3 95 27
20 1 112 Italy Pierluigi Grassetto
Czech Republic Antonín Charouz
Toyota Corolla GT 94 33
21 1 100 Italy Alfa Romeo Italy Carlo Brambilla
Belgium Alain Thiebaut
Italy Daniele Toffoli
Alfa Romeo 33 93 35 22
22 1 Belgium Eddy van Esch
Switzerland Heinz Wirth
Czech Republic Antonín Charouz
Toyota Corolla GT 93 34
DNF 2 43 Italy Bigazzi Spain Luis Pérez-Sala
France Olivier Grouillard
BMW M3 103 9
DNF 3 8 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Engineering United Kingdom Andy Rouse
Belgium Thierry Tassin
Ford Sierra RS500 15 2
DNF 3 11 United Kingdom Andy Rouse Engineering United Kingdom Win Percy
United Kingdom Rob Hall
Ford Sierra RS500 6 4
DNF 3 15 RAS Sport Germany Hans Heyer
Belgium Eddy Joosen
Toyota Supra 3 21
DNF 2 42 Italy CiBiEmme Sport Venezuela Johnny Cecotto
Italy Gianfranco Brancatelli
BMW M3 0 6
DNF 2 40 Germany Schnitzer Motorsport Germany Markus Oestreich
Austria Roland Ratzenberger
BMW M3 8
DNF 3 16 ICS United Kingdom Tim Harvey
United Kingdom David Sears
Rover Vitesse 13
DNF 2 77 Italy Brixia Corse Italy Rinaldo Drovandi
Italy Gabriele Tarquini
Alfa Romeo 75 18
DNF 3 Netherlands Evert Bolderheij
Netherlands Allard Kalff
Ford Sierra RS500 20
DNF 3 United Kingdom Vic Covey
United Kingdom Andrew Jeffrey
Holden VL Commodore SS Group A 22
DNF 2 62 Germany Schwaben Motorsport Germany Thomas von Löwis
Germany Leopold von Bayern
United Kingdom Richard Down
BMW M3 23
DNF 2 United Kingdom Karl Jones
United Kingdom Alan Curnow
Ford Escort RS Turbo 29
DNF 1 AGK Motorsport United Kingdom Geoff Kimber-Smith
United Kingdom Barbara Cowell
Toyota Corolla GT 32
DNS 2 80 Sweden Q-Racing Sweden Thomas Lindström
Sweden Steven Andskär
Alfa Romeo 75
  • Drivers in italics practiced in the car but did not take part in the race.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tourist Trophy (Qualifying Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Tourist Trophy (Race Results)". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-07-13. 


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