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1987 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Nelson Piquet
Williams
73 pts
2nd
Nigel Mansell
Williams
61 pts
3rd
Ayrton Senna
Lotus
57 pts
1st
Williams
137 pts
16
Races
Apr 12, 1987
Date first race
Nov 15, 1987
Date last race
MAN (6)
Most wins
MAN (8)
Most pole positions
PIQ (11)
Most podiums
PIQ (12)
Most in points
PIQ (4)
Most fastest laps
DEC (14)
Most DNF

1987 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Nelson Piquet Williams 3 11 73
2 Nigel Mansell Williams 6 7 61 -12
3 Ayrton Senna Lotus 2 8 57 -16
4 Alain Prost McLaren 3 7 46 -27
5 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 2 3 36 -37
6 Stefan Johansson McLaren 0 5 30 -43
7 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 0 3 17 -56
8 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 0 1 16 -57
9 Teo Fabi Benetton 0 1 12 -61
10 Eddie Cheever Arrows 0 0 8 -65
11 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 0 0 7 -66
12 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 0 0 7 -66
13 Riccardo Patrese Williams 0 1 6 -67
14 Andrea de Cesaris Brabham 0 1 4 -69
15 Philippe Streiff Tyrrell 0 0 4 -69
16 Derek Warwick Arrows 0 0 3 -70
17 Philippe Alliot Lola 0 0 3 -70
18 Martin Brundle Zakspeed 0 0 2 -71
19 René Arnoux Ligier 0 0 1 -72
20 Ivan Capelli March 0 0 1 -72
21 Roberto Moreno AGS 0 0 1 -72
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Williams Honda 9 18 137
2 McLaren TAG 3 12 76 -61
3 Lotus Honda 2 8 64 -73
4 Ferrari Ferrari 2 6 53 -84
5 Benetton Ford 0 2 28 -109
6 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 11 -126
7 Arrows Megatron 0 0 11 -126
8 Brabham BMW 0 2 10 -127
9 Lola Ford 0 0 3 -134
10 Zakspeed Zakspeed 0 0 2 -135
11 Ligier Megatron 0 0 1 -136
12 March Ford 0 0 1 -136
13 AGS Ford 0 0 1 -136

1987 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1987 Brazilian Grand Prix Apr 12 #1 Alain Prost Nelson Piquet Stefan Johansson Nigel Mansell
2 1987 San Marino Grand Prix May 3 #5 Nigel Mansell Ayrton Senna Michele Alboreto Ayrton Senna
3 1987 Belgian Grand Prix May 17 #1 Alain Prost Stefan Johansson Andrea de Cesaris Nigel Mansell
4 1987 Monaco Grand Prix May 31 #12 Ayrton Senna Nelson Piquet Michele Alboreto Nigel Mansell
5 1987 Detroit Grand Prix Jun 21 #12 Ayrton Senna Nelson Piquet Alain Prost Nigel Mansell
6 1987 French Grand Prix Jul 5 #5 Nigel Mansell Nelson Piquet Alain Prost Nigel Mansell
7 1987 British Grand Prix Jul 12 #5 Nigel Mansell Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna Nelson Piquet
8 1987 German Grand Prix Jul 26 #6 Nelson Piquet Stefan Johansson Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell
9 1987 Hungarian Grand Prix Aug 9 #6 Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Nigel Mansell
10 1987 Austrian Grand Prix Aug 16 #5 Nigel Mansell Nelson Piquet Teo Fabi Nelson Piquet
11 1987 Italian Grand Prix Sep 6 #6 Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell Nelson Piquet
12 1987 Portuguese Grand Prix Sep 20 #1 Alain Prost Gerhard Berger Nelson Piquet Gerhard Berger
13 1987 Spanish Grand Prix Sep 27 #5 Nigel Mansell Alain Prost Stefan Johansson Nelson Piquet
14 1987 Mexican Grand Prix Oct 18 #5 Nigel Mansell Nelson Piquet Riccardo Patrese Nigel Mansell
15 1987 Japanese Grand Prix Nov 1 #28 Gerhard Berger Ayrton Senna Stefan Johansson Gerhard Berger
16 1987 Australian Grand Prix Nov 15 #28 Gerhard Berger Michele Alboreto Thierry Boutsen Gerhard Berger
Nelson Piquet is the 1987 Formula 1 World Champion. Piquet won 3 out of 16 races and scored a total of 73 points. With 12 points behind Nigel Mansell finished the season in second place and Ayrton Senna as third. Williams won the 1987 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 137 points.

The season started with the 1987 Brazilian Grand Prix on April 12. The last race of the season was the 1987 Australian Grand Prix on November 15.