1991 430 km of Suzuka

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The 1991 430 km of Suzuka was the opening round of the 1991 World Sportscar Championship season, taking place at Suzuka Circuit, Japan. It took place on April 14, 1991.

Official results[edit]

Class winners in bold. Cars failing to complete 90% of the winner's distance marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
1 C1 5 France Peugeot Talbot Sport Italy Mauro Baldi
France Philippe Alliot
Peugeot 905 M 74
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
2 C2 1 Germany Team Sauber Mercedes Germany Jochen Mass
France Jean-Louis Schlesser
Mercedes-Benz C11 G 73
Mercedes-Benz M119 5.0L Turbo V8
3 C2 11 Germany Porsche Kremer Racing Germany Manuel Reuter
Finland Harri Toivonen
Porsche 962CK6 Y 72
Porsche Type-935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
4 C1 8 Netherlands Euro Racing Netherlands Cor Euser
Netherlands Charles Zwolsman
Spice SE90C G 72
Ford Cosworth DFR 3.5L V8
5 C2 12 France Courage Compétition
Japan Trust Racing Team
South Africa George Fouché
Sweden Steven Andskär
Porsche 962C GTi D 71
Porsche Type-935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
6 C2 18 Japan Mazdaspeed Republic of Ireland David Kennedy
Brazil Maurizio Sandro Sala
Mazda 787B D 71
Mazda R26B 2.6L 4-Rotor
7 C2 17 Switzerland Repsol Brun Motorsport Italy Massimo Sigala
Spain Jesús Pareja
Porsche 962C Y 70
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
8 C2 13 France Courage Compétition
Japan Nisseki Racing Team
Italy Paolo Barilla
Sweden Eje Elgh
Porsche 962C D 66
Porsche Type-935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
9 C2 14 Switzerland Team Salamin Primagaz Switzerland Antoine Salamin
Morocco Max Cohen-Olivar
Porsche 962C G 66
Porsche Type-935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6
C1 3 United Kingdom Silk Cut Jaguar United Kingdom Derek Warwick Jaguar XJR-14 G 64
Cosworth HB 3.5L V8
C2 58 Japan Mazdaspeed Japan Takashi Yorino
Japan Yojiro Terada
Mazda 787 D 63
Mazda R26B 2.6L 4-Rotor
C2 16 Switzerland Repsol Brun Motorsport Argentina Oscar Larrauri Porsche 962C Y 71
Porsche Type-935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
C1 6 France Peugeot Talbot Sport Finland Keke Rosberg
France Yannick Dalmas
Peugeot 905 M 36
Peugeot SA35 3.5L V10
C1 2 Germany Team Sauber Mercedes Austria Karl Wendlinger
Germany Michael Schumacher
Mercedes-Benz C291 G 21
Mercedes-Benz M291 3.5L Flat-12
C1 4 United Kingdom Silk Cut Jaguar Italy Teo Fabi
United Kingdom Martin Brundle
Jaguar XJR-14 G 4
Cosworth HB 3.5L V8
DNQ C1 7 France Louis Descartes France Philippe de Henning
Italy Luigi Taverna
ALD C91 G -
Ford Cosworth DFR 3.5L V8
DNQ C2 15 Italy Veneto Equipe SRL Italy Marco Brand
Italy Andrea Filippini
Lancia LC2 D -
Ferrari 308C 3.0L Turbo V8

† - #16 Repsol Brun Motorsport was disqualified for using more than its allowed usage of fuel.


  • Pole Position - Derek Warwick (#3 Silk Cut Jaguar) - 1:48.084
  • Fastest Lap - Derek Warwick (#3 Silk Cut Jaguar) - 1:49.148
  • Average Speed - 176.031 km/h

External links[edit]

World Sportscar Championship
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