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1987 Monaco GP
1986 Detroit GP

1987 Detroit GP

1987 French GP
1988 Detroit GP
 VI  Detroit Grand Prix

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 21 June 1987
Start time14:00
Event Detroit GP
Circuit Detroit
Event FormatRace of 63 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#5 of 16 in 1987
#441 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps63
Circuit Perimeter4023 m
Race Distance4023 × 63 = 253.449 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
DebutantsNone
MilestonesWest Zakspeed Racing – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Zakspeed – 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
 Zakspeed – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
 Eddie Cheever – 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (500),
2. Most Retirements Lotus (475),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (368),
4. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (88),
5. Most Race Entries Lotus (1086),
6. Most 5th Place Qualifications Alain Prost (18),
7. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (62),
8. Most 22nd Place Qualifications March (27)

World Championship standings
1  Ayrton Senna 24 up
2  Alain Prost 22 up
3  NÚlson Piquet 18 up
4  Stefan Johansson 13 up
5  Nigel Mansell 12 
6  Gerhard Berger 9 up
7  Michele Alboreto 8 up
8  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
9  Eddie Cheever 4 
10  Satoru Nakajima 3 
11  Thierry Boutsen 2 
  Jonathan Palmer 2 
  Martin Brundle 2 
14  RenÚ Arnoux 1 
  Ivan Capelli 1 
1  McLaren / TAG 35 
2  Williams / Honda 30 
3  Lotus / Honda 27 
4  Ferrari / Ferrari 17 
5  Brabham / BMW 4 
6  Arrows / Megatron 4 
7  Tyrrell / Ford 2 
  Benetton / Ford 2 
  Zakspeed / Zakspeed 2 
10  Ligier / Megatron 1 
  March / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 5Car 12
EntrantCamel Team Lotus HondaCanon Williams Honda TeamCamel Team Lotus Honda
Driver Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell Ayrton Senna
Car Lotus 99T Williams FW11B Lotus 99T
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:50'16.3581'39.2641'40.464
Speed137.903 km/h145.902 km/h144.159 km/h