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Event: WEC Japan, 1983 World Endurance Championship in JapanDate: 2.10.1983
Track: Fuji International Speedway (Japan), 4.359 kmsOrganiser: VICI

Fuji 1000 Kilometres

Weather:warm, dry, cloudy
Start time:unknown
Grid:unknown
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:83000
Entered:44
Practiced:37
Qualified:34
Started:33
Finished:19
Classified:15
Classes:PractStartClass
Group C18159
Group C Junior552
Group B100
GT Japan13134
Race notes:
Stopped because of accident debris, scheduled fro 230 laps 1002.57 kms.
Pre-race sessions:
2 non-qualifying practice session held for a total of 300 minutes on 29-30/9
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 180 minutes on 1/10
Winners:
Overall:2Porsche 956Bellof / Bell
Group C Junior:81Misaki Speed C Toyota (MCS Guppy)Misaki / Nakamura
GT Japan:180Mazda RX-7Shiratori / Suzuki / Ihara
Fastest Laps:
Overall:2Porsche 956Stefan Bellof (D)1:19.228198.066 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:2Porsche 956Stefan Bellof (D)1:10.020224.113 km/h
Group C Junior:63Alba AR2 GianniniFinotto / Facetti1:18.140
Group B:102Nissan 240RSShibuya / Aiba1:32.520
GT Japan:121Mazda RX-7 254Oguchi / Fujimura1:25.490
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Mazda (11), Porsche (8), MCS (3), Nissan (3)
Top engines by numbers:Mazda (12), Porsche (8), Nissan (5), Toyota (3), BMW (3)
Top car types by numbers:Mazda RX-7 (10), Porsche 956 (8), MCS Guppy (3)
Driver nationalities:J (53), D (6), F (3), B (3), I (3), S (2), USA (2), GB (2)
Team nationalities:J (25), D (4), CH (2)
Most used colours:white (48%), red (14%), black (8%), pink (5%), blue (5%), green (4%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (61%), front-engined (39%)
Average engine size:2106 cc (with regard to 43% turbocharged cars and 34% cars with rotary engine an applicable size is 3307 cc)
Oldest known drivers:Preston Henn (52), Martino Finotto (50), Carlo Facetti (48)
Youngest known drivers:Aguri Suzuki (23), John Paul, Jr. (23), Hideki Okada (25)

Official Race Programme:

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