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1987 Mexican GP
1977 Japanese GP

1987 Japanese GP

1987 Australian GP
1988 Japanese GP
 XIII  Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSunday 1 November 1987
Start time14:00
Event Japanese GP
Circuit Suzuka
Event FormatRace of 51 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#15 of 16 in 1987
#451 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps51
Circuit Perimeter5859 m
Race Distance5859 × 51 = 298.809 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers27
Finishers15
DebutantsSuzuka (Circuit)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive Retirements Andrea de Cesaris (12),
2. Most 12th Place Finishes in a Season Philippe Streiff (3),
3. Most 10th Place Qualifications in a Season Andrea de Cesaris (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (504),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (372),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (322),
4. Most Race Wins Ferrari (93),
5. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (90),
6. Most Races Led Ferrari (233),
7. Most Laps Led Ferrari (6419),
8. Most Race Entries Lotus (1106),
9. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (22),
10. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (98),
11. Most 10th Place Qualifications Brabham (53),
12. Most 11th Place Qualifications Lotus (44),
13. Most 20th Place Qualifications March (28)

World Championship standings
1  NÚlson Piquet 73 
2  Nigel Mansell 61 
3  Ayrton Senna 57 
4  Alain Prost 46 
5  Stefan Johansson 30 
6  Gerhard Berger 27 
7  Teo Fabi 12 
8  Thierry Boutsen 12 
9  Michele Alboreto 11 
10  Eddie Cheever 8 
11  Satoru Nakajima 7 up
12  Riccardo Patrese 6 up
13  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
14  Philippe Streiff 4 
15  Jonathan Palmer 4 
16  Derek Warwick 3 
17  Philippe Alliot 3 
18  Martin Brundle 2 
19  RenÚ Arnoux 1 
  Ivan Capelli 1 
1  Williams / Honda 137 
2  McLaren / TAG 76 
3  Lotus / Honda 64 
4  Ferrari / Ferrari 38 
5  Benetton / Ford 24 
6  Arrows / Megatron 11 
7  Brabham / BMW 10 
8  Tyrrell / Ford 8 
9  Lola / Ford 3 
10  Zakspeed / Zakspeed 2 
11  Ligier / Megatron 1 
  March / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 28Car 28Car 1
EntrantScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACMarlboro McLaren International
Driver Gerhard Berger Gerhard Berger Alain Prost
Car Ferrari F1-87 Ferrari F1-87 McLaren MP4/3
EngineFerrari 1.5 V6TFerrari 1.5 V6TTAG 1.5 V6T
Time1:32'58.0721'40.0421'43.844
Speed192.847 km/h210.835 km/h203.116 km/h