1987 Japanese Formula 3000 Championship
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1987 International Formula 3000 Championship

The 1987 Japanese Formula 3000 Championship was contested over 9 rounds. 17 different teams, 22 different drivers, 2 different chassis and 3 different engines competed.

Calendar

Race No Track Country Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Fastest Race Lap
1 Suzuka  Japan 8 March 1987 23 5.912=135.976 km 0'44:46.408 182.219 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Geoff Lees Kazuyoshi Hoshino
2 Fuji  Japan 19 April 1987 35 4.441=155.435 km 0'46:39.142 199.906 km/h Geoff Lees Kazuyoshi Hoshino ?
3 Nishinihon  Japan 10 May 1987 37 2.816=104.192 km 0'39:14.531 159.306 km/h Toshio Suzuki Geoff Lees ?
4 Suzuka  Japan 24 May 1987 30 5.912=177.360 km 0'58:16.719 182.599 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Geoff Lees Kazuyoshi Hoshino
5 Suzuka  Japan 5 July 1987 30 5.912=177.360 km 0'58:46.404 1181.062 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Geoff Lees Kazuyoshi Hoshino
6 Sugo  Japan 26 July 1987 41 3.704=151.864 km 0'52:13.41 174.478 km/h Kazuyoshi Hoshino Geoff Lees ?
7 Fuji  Japan 9 August 1987 23 4.441=102.143 km 0'30:00.724 204.204 km/h Jan Lammers Geoff Lees ?
8 Suzuka  Japan 13 September 1987 30 5.859=175.770 km 0'58:37.715 179.882 km/h Aguri Suzuki Geoff Lees Kazuyoshi Hoshino
9 Suzuka  Japan 6 December 1987 30 5.859=175.770 km 0'56:52.557 185.425 km/h Aguri Suzuki Aguri Suzuki Kazuyoshi Hoshino

Final point standings

Driver

For every race points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 15 for runner-up, 12 for third place, 10 for fourth place, 8 for fifth place, 6 for sixth place, 4 for seventh place, 3 for eighth place, 2 for ninth place and 1 for tenth place. No additional points were awarded. All results count.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Total Points
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino  Japan Hoshino Racing March Honda 20 132
Hoshino Racing Lola Honda 1 15 20 20 20 6 15 15
2 Aguri Suzuki  Japan Footwork Racing International March Cosworth 15 15 10 12 15 107
Footwork Racing International March Cosworth-Yamaha - - 20 20
3 Geoff Lees  United Kingdom Team Nova Lola Honda 1 20 8 15 12 15 - 12 - 83
4 Keiji Matsumoto  Japan Cabin Racing March Cosworth - 12 78
Cabin Racing Lola Cosworth 12 10 10 12 - 10 12
5 Toshio Suzuki  Japan Heros Racing Corporation March Honda 12 - 20 8 6 3 15 - 8 72
6 Osamu Nakako  Japan Best House Racing Team March Cosworth 4 8 4 - 1 8 8 2 4 39
7 Masahiro Hasemi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Cosworth - 10 6 - - 10 12 - - 38
8 Jan Lammers  Netherlands Dome March Cosworth 10 - - - 4 - 34
Dome March Cosworth-Yamaha 20 - -
9 Kunimitsu Takahashi  Japan Team Nova March Honda 6 4 3 6 2 6 3 3 - 33
10 Masanori Sekiya  Japan Leyton House Racing Lola Cosworth - 6 - - 8 - - 8 10 32
11 Eje Elgh  Sweden Team Kitamura March Cosworth - - 2 3 3 - 10 6 - 24
12 Takao Wada  Japan Shigeyama Racing March Cosworth - 3 1 4 14
Shigeyama Racing Lola Cosworth - 4 2 - -
Yoshiyasu Tachi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Cosworth - - - 2 - 2 - 4 6 14
14 Hideshi Matsuda  Japan Takeshi Project Team March Cosworth 8 - - - - 1 - - 2 11
15 Kenny Acheson  United Kingdom Tomei March Cosworth 3 - - 1 - - 4 - - 8
16 Masatomo Shimizu  Japan Shimizu Racing Lola Cosworth 2 - - - - - 1 1 3 7
17 Ross Cheever  United States Dome March Cosworth - 2 - - - - - - - 2
18 Taku Akaike  Japan Sundai Spilit March Cosworth - - - - - - - - 1 1

Complete Overview

first column of every race 10 = grid position
second column of every race 10 = race result

R=retired DIS=disqualified

Place Name Country Team Chassis Engine Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan Japan
1 Kazuyoshi Hoshino  Japan Hoshino Racing March Honda 2 1
Hoshino Racing Lola Honda 1 10 3 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 6 2 2 2 2
2 Aguri Suzuki  Japan Footwork Racing International March Cosworth 3 2 3 2 2 4 7 3 3 2
Footwork Racing International March Cosworth-Yamaha 5 R 4 R 3 1 1 1
3 Geoff Lees  United Kingdom Team Nova Lola Honda 1 10 2 1 1 5 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 12 1 3 5 R
4 Keiji Matsumoto  Japan Cabin Racing March Cosworth 4 13 5 3
Cabin Racing Lola Cosworth 5 3 5 4 6 4 6 3 3 R 6 4 3 3
5 Toshio Suzuki  Japan Heros Racing Corporation March Honda 8 3 6 R 6 1 6 5 9 6 3 8 7 2 11 R 11 5
6 Osamu Nakako  Japan Best House Racing Team March Cosworth 13 7 7 5 12 7 8 R 13 10 14 5 14 5 12 9 15 7
7 Masahiro Hasemi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Cosworth 5 R 4 4 11 6 14 12 7 12 8 4 9 3 7 R 13 R
8 Jan Lammers  Netherlands Dome March Cosworth 7 4 11 12 - - 15 11 8 7 - -
Dome March Cosworth-Yamaha 6 1 - - 7 R
9 Kunimitsu Takahashi  Japan Team Nova March Honda 17 6 15 7 7 8 10 6 5 9 9 6 10 8 9 8 8 R
10 Masanori Sekiya  Japan Leyton House Racing March Cosworth 9 R
Leyton House Racing Lola Cosworth 8 6 4 R - - 4 5 7 R 5 R 4 5 4 4
11 Eje Elgh  Sweden Team Kitamura March Cosworth 16 12 9 R 7 9 11 8 11 8 12 R 8 4 17 6 12 R
12 Takao Wada  Japan Shigeyama Racing March Cosworth 6 14 13 8 9 10 3 7
Shigeyama Racing Lola Cosworth 14 DIS 11 7 12 9 8 11 19 R
Yoshiyasu Tachi  Japan Speed Star Wheel Racing Team March Cosworth 10 R 12 R 13 11
Speed Star Wheel Racing Team Lola Cosworth 9 9 10 R 13 9 13 R 5 7 9 6
14 Hideshi Matsuda  Japan Takeshi Project Team March Cosworth 11 5 - - 14 12 12 R 17 16 15 10 17 14 14 R 14 9
15 Kenny Achson  United Kingdom Tomei March Cosworth 12 8 14 16 - - 4 10 12 15 10 R 11 7 10 R 10 R
16 Masatomo Shimizu  Japan Shimizu Racing Lola Cosworth 14 9 16 11 16 13 13 13 16 R 17 11 15 10 13 10 16 8
17 Ross Cheever  United States Dome March Cosworth - - 10 9 10 R - - - -
Dome March Cosworth-Yamaha 4 R - - 15 13 - -
18 Taku Akaike  Japan Sundai Spilit March Cosworth - - 17 14 15 15 - - 18 14 18 13 18 11 - - 18 10
- Mutsuaki Sanada  Japan dp Motorsport Lola Cosworth 15 11 19 15 17 14 17 R 19 13 19 12 19 13 - - - -
- Tetsuya Ota  Japan Checker Motor Sports Club Lola Cosworth - - 18 13 - - 16 R 15 11 16 R 16 R - - 17 R
- Kaoru Iida  Japan Sundai Spilit Team March Cosworth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 16 12 - -
- Akio Morimoto  Japan Cabin Racing March Cosworth - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 R - - 6 R