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Programme Cover - Fuji 1000 Kilometres 1983
Event: WEC Japan, 1983 World Endurance Championship in JapanDate: 2.10.1983
Track: Fuji International Speedway (J), 4.359 kmsDistance: 1000 kilometresAttendance: 83000

Fuji 1000 Kilometres

Start time: unknown; Grid: unknown; Weather: warm, dry, cloudy

Entered: 44

Practiced: 37

Started: 33

Classified: 15

Group C (C) : P:18, ST:15, CL:9

Group C Junior (C Junior) : P:5, ST:5, CL:2

Group B (B) : P:1

GT Japan : P:13, ST:13, CL:4

Entry List
Entry list is not available.
Photos by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり (38) and Nissan Motorsport (4)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 04/09/2016 Last photo update on this page: 27/05/2017
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11 - Porsche 956 #005 - Rothmans PorschePorsche 956 #005 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Rothmans Porsche (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Jochen Mass (D)/Jacky Ickx (B)Result: 2nd (1 lap behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:10.510)
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
22 - Porsche 956 #009 - Rothmans PorschePorsche 956 #009 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Rothmans Porsche (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Stefan Bellof (D)/Derek Bell (GB)Result: winner - (198.066 kph) - margin: 1 lap
Grid: 1st (1:10.020)
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
33 - Porsche 956 #112 - Matsuda CollectionPorsche 956 #112 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Matsuda Collection (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Thierry Boutsen (B)/Henri Pescarolo (F)Result: 4th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:11.340)
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
66 - Porsche 956 #108 - Trust Racing TeamPorsche 956 #108 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Trust Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Vern Schuppan (AUS)/Naohiro Fujita (J)Result: 3rd (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:11.980)
Colours: white (+blue/yellow)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
77 - Dome RC83 Ford #01 - Autobacs Dome MotorsportDome RC83 #01 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8/90° 4v DOHC 3955 cc N/AC
Autobacs Dome Motorsport (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Eje Elgh (S)/Tiff Needell (GB)Result: not classified (77 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:14.120)
Colours: orange (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
88 - Porsche 956 #111 - Brun Speedbox MotorsportPorsche 956 #111 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Brun Speedbox Motorsport (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kenji Takahashi (J)/Clemens Schickentanz (D)
listed, never drove:
Hans-Joachim Stuck (D), Walter Brun (CH)
Result: 6th (22 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:13.190)
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 27/05/2017Photo by courtesy of: Nissan Motorsport
1010 - Nissan Skyline Turbo C (LM) - Hasemi MotorsportNissan Skyline Turbo C # (LM) - Nissan LZ20 2000 cc TurboC
Hasemi Motorsport (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Masahiro Hasemi (J)/Kenji Tohira (J)Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 16th (1:19.860)
Colours: red (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 27/05/2017Photo by courtesy of: Nissan Motorsport and Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
1212 - Porsche 956 #105 - Joest RacingPorsche 956 #105 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Joest Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bob Wollek (F)/Volkert Merl (D)/Hans Heyer (D)Result: 5th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 4th (1:11.690)
Colours: yellow/black (+white)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
1616 - Mazda 717C #001 (Mooncraft) - MazdaspeedMazda 717C #001 (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryC
Mazdaspeed (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Youjirou Terada (J)/Pierre Dieudonné (B)/Takashi Yorino (J)Result: did not finish (Clutch)
Grid: 17th (1:20.570)
Colours: white (+red/yellow/blue)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
1717 - Tom's 83C Toyota (Dome) - Tom'sTom's 83C # (Dome) - Toyota 4T-GT L4 2v 2090 cc Twin-TurboC
Tom's (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Keiji Matsumoto (J)/Kaoru Hoshino (J)/Masanori Sekiya (J)Result: 9th - did not finish (Accident => raced stopped)
Grid: 8th (1:13.500)
Colours: white (+violet/silver=>/orange)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
2020 - LM 03C Nissan (Nissan Fairlady Z C) - Central 20 Racing TeamLM 03C # - Nissan LZ20 L4 4v DOHC 2083 cc 2xGarrett TO4SC
Central 20 Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Haruhito Yanagida (J)/Takao Wada (J)
listed, never drove:
Hiroshi Tomioka (J)
Result: did not finish (DQ: oil refilled)
Grid: 11th (1:14.130)
Colours: red
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
2121 - Porsche 956 #101 - Porsche Kremer RacingPorsche 956 #101 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Porsche Kremer Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Philippe Alliot (F)/Stefan Johansson (S)
DNS:
Franz Konrad (A)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 14th (1:19.000)
Colours: white/pink (+grey)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
2323 - March 83G Nissan (Nissan Silvia Turbo C) #5 (March-LM) - Hoshino RacingMarch 83G #5 (March-LM) - Nissan LZ20B L4 4v DOHC 2083 cc 2xGarrett TO4SC
Hoshino Racing (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kazuyoshi Hoshino (J)/Akira Hagiwara (J)Result: 7th (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:13.290)
Colours: white (+yellow/blue)
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 27/05/2017Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり and Nissan Motorsport
3737 - Ikuzawa 83C Toyota (Tom's 83C Toyota) - Team IkuzawaTom's 83C # - Toyota 4T-GT L4 2v 2090 cc Twin-TurboC
Team Ikuzawa (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Geoff Lees (GB)/Derek Daly (IRL)/Toshio Suzuki (J)Result: did not start (Accident and fire in practice)
Grid:
Colours: white (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
4646 - Sauber C7 BMW #83-C7-01 - Sauber Racing SwitzerlandSauber C7 #83-C7-01 - BMW M88 L6 3496 cc N/AC
Sauber Racing Switzerland (CH)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Fulvio Ballabio (I)/Max Welti (CH)
listed, never drove:
Johnny Cecotto (YV)
Result: 10th (29 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:21.270)
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
4848 - Porsche 956 #103 - Alpha RacingPorsche 956 #103 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Alpha Racing (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Preston Henn (USA)/Kunimitsu Takahashi (J)/John Paul, Jr. (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 9th (1:13.890)
Colours: black/red (+yellow/orange)
Tyres: Yokohama
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
6262 - Mazda 83C Mazda (MCS Guppy) - Alpha Cubic Racing TeamMCS Guppy Renoma 83C # - Mazda C Junior
Alpha Cubic Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Chiyomi Totani (J)/Taku Akaike (J)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 13th (1:18.830)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
6363 - Alba AR2 Giannini #001 - Scuderia Jolly ClubAlba AR2 #001 - Giannini Carma FF L4 4v 1900 cc 1xKKKC Junior
Scuderia Jolly Club (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Martino Finotto (I)/Carlo Facetti (I)Result: 11th (35 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 12th (1:18.140)
Colours: green
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
6565 - Lotec M1C BMW #001 - Auto Beaurex MotorsportLotec M1C #001 - BMW M88 L6 3500 cc N/AC Junior
Auto Beaurex Motorsport (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kurt Lotterschmid (D)/Naoki Nagasaka (J)/Keiichi Suzuki (J)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 15th (1:19.050)
Colours: silver (+black/violet)
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
8181 - Misaki Speed C Toyota (MCS Guppy) (March) - Misaki SpeedMCS Guppy Misaki Speed C # (March) - Toyota 4T-GT 2100 cc TurboC Junior
Misaki Speed (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Kiyoshi Misaki (J)/Masakazu Nakamura (J)Result: 8th 1st in C Junior (27 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:21.570)
Colours: red/white
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
102102 - Nissan 240RS - Tomei JidoushaNissan 240RS - Nissan FJ24 2400 cc N/AB
Tomei Jidousha (J)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Eiji Shibuya (J)/Fumio Aiba (J)Result: did not start (Driver ill)
Grid: 34th (1:32.520)
Colours: white/red/blue
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
120120 - Mazda RX-7 254 - Yours Sport Racing TeamMazda RX-7 254 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Yours Sport Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Hideki Okada (J)/Akio Morimoto (J)/Seiichi Okada (J)Result: did not finish (Oil pump)
Grid: 23rd (1:26.890)
Colours: white
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 04/09/2016Photo by courtesy of: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり
No photos available:
3TThe car is not available on a photoPorsche 956 #004 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Rothmans Porsche (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Stefan Bellof (D)/Derek Bell (GB)/Jochen Mass (D)/Jacky Ickx (B)Result: practiced only
Grid: T-car
Colours: white/blue (+red)
Tyres: Dunlop
11The car is not available on a photoPorsche 956 #102 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
John Fitzpatrick Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Fitzpatrick (GB)/David Hobbs (GB)Result: did not start (Accident in practice)
Grid:
Colours: white/blue
Tyres: Goodyear
88The car is not available on a photoMCS Guppy Panasport C # - BMW M12 L4 1998 cc N/AC Junior
Panasport Japan (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Toshio Motohashi (J)/Aguri Suzuki (J)Result: did not finish (Water pump)
Grid: 18th (1:20.690)
Colours: white
Tyres: Bridgestone
121The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 254 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Yours Sport Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Chikage Oguchi (J)/Toshio Fujimura (J)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 21st (1:25.490)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
122The car is not available on a photoToyota Celica - Toyota 18RG 2160 cc N/AGT Japan
Trust Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ryuusaku Hitomi (J)/Mitsutake Koma (J)Result: 13th (48 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 31st (1:29.730)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
123The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
ERC Racing (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Masaatsu Ooya (J)/Shin'ichi Katsuki (J)/Yoshio Ishikawa (J)Result: 14th (56 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 26th (1:28.270)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
125The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 825 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Sansyou Kougyou Racing Team (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tooru Shimegi (J)/Yoshiyuki Ogura (J)
DNS:
Yoshimasa Matsumoto (J); listed, never drove: Hironobu Tatsumi (J)
Result: not classified (83 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 30th (1:29.270)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Bridgestone
126The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Mishima Auto Racing (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Minoru Sawada (J)/Kaneyuki Okamoto (J)/Toyoshi Sugiyama (J)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 28th (1:29.100)
Colours: white
Tyres: Dunlop
130The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 253i (SA22C) (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
TRS Itabashi (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tsutomu Itabashi (J)/Tetsuji Tabata (J)
DNS:
Kimiya Iwanalaya (J), Oneri Wenyapaimi (J)
Result: not classified (108 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 27th (1:29.000)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
133The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 253i (SA22C) (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Team No.3 Racing (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Seiji Kusano (J)/Yasuhiro Isozaki (J)/Tadao Furusawa (J)Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 29th (1:29.150)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
136The car is not available on a photoNissan Fairlady 280Z - Nissan LY 2868 cc N/AGT Japan
Gontazaka Enterprise (J)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Yoshio Nagata (J)/Hiroyuki Miyagawa (J)
listed, never drove:
Takamichi Shinohara (J)
Result: not classified (149 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 32nd (1:29.920)
Colours: pink
Tyres: Dunlop
171The car is not available on a photoNissan Sunny LZ14 - Nissan LZ14 1598 cc N/AGT Japan
Tomei Jidousha (J)Closed bodywork
-
Driven by: Yoshiaki Jitsukawa (J)/Motoji Sekine (J)Result: did not finish (DQ)
Grid: 33rd (1:31.620)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
180The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Shizumaz Racing (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tetsuji Shiratori (J)/Seisaku Suzuki (J)/Osamu Ihara (J)Result: 12th 1st in GT Japan (46 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 24th (1:27.950)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
181The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 254i (SA22C) (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Mazda Sport Car Club (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kenji Seino (J)/Masashi Kitagawa (J)
listed, never drove:
Yasaharu Nakajima (J)
Result: 15th (62 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:26.410)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
182The car is not available on a photoMazda RX-7 (SA22C) - Mazda 13B 1308 cc RotaryGT Japan
Mazda Sport Car Club (J)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kanjun Arai (J)/Yuuichi Hagiwara (J)
listed, never drove:
Minoru Yajima (J)
Result: did not finish (Oil leak)
Grid: 25th (1:28.080)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Dunlop
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
4The car did not arriveLancia LC2/83 #0002 (Dallara) - Ferrari 268C/Abarth V8/90° 4v DOHC 2599 cc 2xKKKC
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Michele Alboreto (I)/Teo Fabi (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Pirelli
5The car did not arriveLancia LC2/83 #0003 (Dallara) - Ferrari 268C/Abarth V8/90° 4v DOHC 2599 cc 2xKKKC
Martini Racing (I)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Riccardo Patrese (I)/Piercarlo Ghinzani (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Pirelli
14The car did not arrivePorsche 956 #106 - Porsche Type 935/76 F6 4v DOHC 2649 cc 2xKKK K26C
Richard Lloyd Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Jan Lammers (NL)/Jonathan Palmer (GB)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white/red
Tyres: Dunlop
18The car did not arriveGrid S1 #GA01 - Ford Cosworth DFL V8 N/AC
Grid Motor Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Emilio de Villota (E)/Skeeter McKitterick (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Goodyear
25The car did not arriveTiga GC83 #250 - Chevrolet V8 5000 cc N/AC
Tiga Racing Service (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Neil Crang (AUS)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Avon
26The car did not arriveTiga GC83 #279 (RAM) - Chevrolet V8 N/AC
Tiga Racing Service (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: Avon?
60The car did not arriveMazda 717C (Mooncraft) - Mazda 13B Racing 2R 1308 cc RotaryC Junior
Mazdaspeed (J)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: /Pierre Dieudonné (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
101The car did not arriveBMW M1 #WBS59910004301065 - BMW M88 L6 4v 3500 cc N/AB
Chuck Kendall (USA)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Chuck Kendall (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Hiro [8gatsuno HIKARI] 8月のひかり (9) and Nissan Motorsport (1)
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