1987 Wellington 500

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New Zealand 1987 Wellington 500
Race details
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Date 26 October, 1987
Location Wellington, New Zealand
Course Wellington Street Circuit
3.228 kilometres (2.006 mi)
Race One
Laps 150
Pole position
Driver Germany Klaus Ludwig Ford Texaco Racing Team
Time 1:29.420
Podium
First Germany Klaus Ludwig
Germany Klaus Niedzwiedz
Ford Texaco Racing Team
Second Italy Emanuele Pirro
Italy Roberto Ravaglia
Schnitzer Motorsport
Third United Kingdom Steve Soper
Belgium Pierre Dieudonné
Ford Texaco Racing Team
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Steve Soper Ford Texaco Racing Team
Time 1:32.280
Race Two
Podium
Fastest Lap

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[edit]

[1] [2] [3]

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 44 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 55 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 43 New Zealand Anderson & O'Leary New Zealand Bruce Anderson
New Zealand Wayne Anderson
Ford Mustang 135 29
15 3 New Zealand Sax Racing New Zealand John Sorenson
New Zealand Kayne Scott
BMW M3 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 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 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 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 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 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[edit]

  1. ^ www.touringcarracing.net
  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. 
  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[edit]

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

External links[edit]


World Touring Car Championship
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1987 Calder 500
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1987 Fuji 500