1987 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Detroit circuit. Full information

1987 USA Grand Prix poster

1987 USA Grand Prix poster

1987 USA Grand Prix

1987 USA Grand Prix is 441st Formula 1 race. Passed at the Detroit circuit. Nigel Mansell won the pole position, Ayrton Senna won this race. This was his 6th victory. Nelson Piquet and Alain Prost also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 63 laps (253 km).

Previous race: 1987 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1987 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1987 USA Grand Prix

79th victory for the Lotus team
6th victory for the Ayrton Senna
20th podium for the Ayrton Senna
42nd podium for the Nelson Piquet
51st podium for the Alain Prost

1987 USA Grand Prix

1987 USA Grand Prix

Lotus 99T - 1987 USA Grand Prix winner

Lotus 99T - 1987 USA Grand Prix winner

1987 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Ayrton Senna 9.00  1h 50m 16.358s  ( 137.903 km/h ) 63 Camel Team Lotus Honda
2 Nelson Piquet 6.00  1h 50m 50.177s  ( +33.819s ) 63 Canon Williams Honda Team
3 Alain Prost 4.00  1h 51m 01.685s  ( +45.327s ) 63 Marlboro McLaren International
4 Gerhard Berger 3.00  1h 51m 18.959s  ( +1m 02.601s ) 63 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Nigel Mansell 2.00   62 Canon Williams Honda Team
6 Eddie Cheever 1.00   60 USF&G Arrows Megatron
7 Stefan Johansson 0   60 Marlboro McLaren International
8 Christian Danner 0   60 West Zakspeed Racing
9 Riccardo Patrese 0   60 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
10 René Arnoux 0   60 Ligier Loto
11 Jonathan Palmer 0   60 Data General Team Tyrrell
12 Pascal Fabre 0   58 Team El Charro AGS
ab Thierry Boutsen 0  Brakes 52 Benetton Formula Ltd
nc Piercarlo Ghinzani 0   51 Ligier Loto
ab Philippe Streiff 0  Wheel lost 44 Data General Team Tyrrell
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Collision 38 Larrousse & Calmels F1
ab Michele Alboreto 0  Gearbox 25 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Alessandro Nannini 0  Gearbox 22 Minardi F1 Team
ab Martin Brundle 0  Turbo 16 West Zakspeed Racing
ab Derek Warwick 0  Cardan 12 USF&G Arrows Megatron
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Battery 9 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Teo Fabi 0  Collision 6 Benetton Formula Ltd
ab Alex Caffi 0  Gearbox 3 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Gearbox 2 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
ab Adrian Campos 0  Collision 1 Minardi F1 Team
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Collision 0 Camel Team Lotus Honda

List of all cars for the 1987 USA Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

AGS JH22

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Brabham BT56

BMW M12/13 L4 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/3

TAG Porsche P01 V6 t 1.5

Lola LC87

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Osella FA1I

Alfa Romeo 890T V8 t 1.5

March 871

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Zakspeed 871

Zakspeed 1500/4 L4 t 1.5

Tyrrell DG016

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Ligier JS29B

Megatron M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Minardi M187

Motori Moderni 615-90 V6 t 1.5

Arrows A10

Megatron M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Lotus 99T

Honda RA166E V6 t 1.5

Williams FW11B

Honda RA167E V6 t 1.5

Ferrari F187

Ferrari 033D V6 t 1.5

Benetton B187

Ford Cosworth GBA V6 t 1.5