1987 World Sportscar Championship season

The World Sportscar Championship 1987 was the 35th edition of the FIA ​​World Sportscar Championship which was created in 1953 advertised for the first time. The race series consisted of ten races, starting with the 360 - km race at Jarama on 22 March and ending with the 1000 km race at Fuji on September 27 this year.

  • 4.1 Ranking
  • 4.2 FIA Cup for Group -C2 drivers


Since 1981 riders titles were awarded in the World Sportscar Championship. In the previous year, the Briton Derek Bell had won this title for the works team of Porsche was launched in 1986. The team ranking secured Brun Motorsport.

In addition to the group -C prototypes of the classes C1 and C2 in 1987 were eligible to even the IMSA GTP series vehicles. Both the driver, as in the team championship points were awarded for the top ten as follows: 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Where only the best seven results of the season came in the standings. For drivers, there were special rules, so had to fix a minimum number of rounds in the rounds to travel to be able to score points for the championship. This was for example the Belgian Bernard de Dryver the 24- hour race at Le Mans not. Although he was second overall there who achieved 15 points did not come in the standings.

The team ranking ended with a significant success of the Jaguar factory team, which won eight of the ten races of the season. New drivers world champion with five wins the Brazilian Raul Boesel. The team standings of the group -C2 teams secured Spice Engineering; the drivers' standings, the Spaniard Fermín Vélez.

Race Calendar

Manufacturers' Championship for race teams


FIA Cup for Group -C2 teams

Drivers' World Championship


In this table the first 36 positions of the World Cup are recognized.

FIA Cup for Group -C2 drivers

In this table the first 36 positions of the World Cup are recognized.