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Event: FIA Grand Touring Championship HelsinkiDate: 25.5.1997
Track: Helsinki (SF), 3.180 kmsDistance: 3 hoursAttendance: 83000

FIA GT Championship Helsinki

FIA GT Championship (round 3)
Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2, PP left; Weather: warm, dry

Entered: 27

Practiced: 24

Started: 23

Classified: 20

FIA GT-1 (GT1) : P:14, ST:13, CL:13

FIA GT-2 (GT2) : P:10, ST:10, CL:7

Entry List
Entry List - FIA GT Championship Helsinki 1997
Photos by courtesy of: Leif Snellman (28)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 25/04/2006 Last photo update on this page: 25/04/2006
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11 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #25R - Gulf Team DavidoffMcLaren F1 GTR #25R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Andrew Gilbert-Scott (GB)/Jean-Marc Gounon (F)/Pierre-Henri Raphanel (F)
listed, never drove:
Ray Bellm (GB)
Result: 4th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 6th (1:29.728)
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
22 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #22R - Gulf Team DavidoffMcLaren F1 GTR #22R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: John Nielsen (DK)/Thomas Bscher (D)Result: 3rd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 5th (1:28.449)
Colours: blue/black/orange
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
88 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #21R - Team BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #21R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Team BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Steve Soper (GB)J.J. Lehto (SF)Result: winner - (119.420 kph) - margin: 3 laps
Grid: 1st (1:26.097)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
99 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #23R - Team BMW MotorsportMcLaren F1 GTR #23R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
Team BMW Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Peter Kox (NL)/Roberto Ravaglia (I)Result: 13th - did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 4th (1:27.786)
Colours: white (+blue/red)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
1010 - Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR #0006 - AMG MercedesMercedes-Benz CLK GTR #0006 - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Alessandro Nannini (I)Klaus Ludwig (D)
listed, never drove:
Marcel Tiemann (D)
Result: 16th (15 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 2nd (1:26.389)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
1111 - Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR - AMG MercedesMercedes-Benz CLK GTR # - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes (D)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Bernd Schneider (D)/Alexander Wurz (A)Result: 8th (6 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 3rd (1:26.482)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Bridgestone
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
1515 - Lotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - GT1 Lotus Racing Franck MullerLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GT1 Lotus Racing Franck MullerClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: /Ratanakul Prutirat (T)/Jean-Denis Delétraz (CH)/Fabien Giroix (F)
listed, never drove:
Maurizio Sandro Sala (BR)
Result: 17th (16 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 16th (1:36.427)
Colours: white
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
1616 - Porsche 911 GT1 #108 - Roock RacingPorsche 911 GT1 #108 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ralf Kelleners (D)/Stéphane Ortelli (F)
listed, never drove:
Yannick Dalmas (F)
Result: 2nd (3 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 7th (1:30.336)
Colours: silver (+red/blue)
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
1919 - McLaren F1 GTR BMW #06R - MVR McLarenMcLaren F1 GTR #06R - BMW V12/60° 4v DOHC N/AGT1
MVR McLarenClosed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Gerd Ruch (D)/Alexander Grau (D)Result: did not start
Grid: 17th (1:36.619)
Colours: silver (+black)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
2222 - Porsche 911 GT1 #106 - BMS Scuderia ItaliaPorsche 911 GT1 #106 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
BMS Scuderia Italia (I)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Pierluigi Martini (I)/Christian Pescatori (I)Result: 6th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 9th (1:31.479)
Colours: red (+white)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
2323 - Lotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - GBF UK LTDLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GBF UK LTD (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Luca Badoer (I)Mimmo Schiattarella (I)Result: 20th - did not finish (Accident)
Grid: 8th (1:30.675)
Colours: green/white/yellow
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
2424 - Lotus Elise GT1 (Hydro) - GBF UK LTDLotus Elise GT1 # (Hydro)GT1
GBF UK LTD (GB)Closed bodywork
Mid-engined
Driven by: Mauro Martini (I)/Andrea Boldrini (I)Result: 5th (4 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 10th (1:31.653)
Colours: green/white/yellow
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
2626 - Porsche 911 GT1 #109 - Konrad MotorsportPorsche 911 GT1 #109 - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Konrad Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Franz Konrad (A)/Mauro Baldi (I)/Max Angelelli (I)Result: 7th (5 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 11th (1:34.700)
Colours: white/blue (+green)
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
3131 - Porsche 911 GT2 Evo - Karl AugustinPorsche 911 GT2 Evo # - Porsche F6 Twin-TurboGT1
Karl AugustinClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Stefano Buttiero (I)/Horst Felbermayr (A)/Karl Augustin (A)
Hans-Jörg Hofer (A)
Result: 11th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 21st (1:40.435)
Colours: blue/yellow
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
5353 - Chrysler Viper GTS-R - Chamberlain EngineeringChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Chamberlain Engineering (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Pertti Lievonen (SF)/Jari Nurminen (SF)
listed, never drove:
Hans Hugenholtz (NL)
Result: 14th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 18th (1:37.211)
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: Goodyear
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
5555 - Porsche 911 GT2 - Karl AugustinPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Karl AugustinClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Helmut Reis (D)/Wido Rössler (D)/Manfred Jurasz (A)
listed, never drove:
Hans-Jörg Hofer (A)
Result: 15th (13 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 20th (1:38.309)
Colours: blue/yellow
Tyres: Dunlop
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
5656 - Porsche 911 GT2 - Roock RacingPorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Ni Amorim (P)/Claudia Hürtgen (D)/Bruno Eichmann (CH)Result: 9th 1st in GT2 (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 15th (1:36.130)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
5757 - Porsche 911 GT2 - Roock RacingPorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Roock Racing (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: François Lafon (F)/Jean-Pierre Jarier (F)
listed, never drove:
Stéphane Ortelli (F), Jean-Marc Smadja (F)
Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 12th (1:34.892)
Colours: silver
Tyres: Michelin
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
5959 - Marcos LM600 (Euser) - Marcos Racing InternationalMarcos LM600 # (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGT2
Marcos Racing InternationalClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Cor Euser (NL)/Harald Becker (D)Result: 10th (7 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 13th (1:35.247)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
6060 - Marcos LM600 (Euser) - Marcos Racing InternationalMarcos LM600 # (Euser) - Chevrolet V8 N/AGT2
Marcos Racing International (NL)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ville-Pertti Teuronen (SF)/Teijo Lahti (SF)
listed, never drove:
John Schumann (NL), Christian Vann (GB)
Result: 19th - did not finish (Fire)
Grid: 24th (1:44.650)
Colours: yellow
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
6363 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394071 - Krauss MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394071 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Krauss Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Michael Trunk (D)/Bernhard Müller (D)Result: 12th (10 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 19th (1:38.257)
Colours: blue/green/yellow/orange/red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
6666 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Konrad MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS394065 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Konrad MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Toni Seiler (CH)/Marco Spinelli (I)/Michel Ligonnet (F)
listed, never drove:
Robert Nearn (GB)
Result: did not finish (Engine)
Grid: 14th (1:35.580)
Colours: white/turquoise
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
6969 - Porsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393076 - Proton MotorsportPorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393076 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Proton Motorsport (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Driven by: Gerold Ried (D)/Patrick Vuillaume (F)Result: 18th (19 laps behind the winner)
Grid: 22nd (1:42.348)
Colours: black/red
Tyres: Pirelli
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
8080 - Morgan Plus 8 GTR #4811710 - Charles MorganMorgan Plus 8 GTR #4811710 - Rover N/AGT2
Charles Morgan (GB)Closed hardtop bodywork with separated mudguards
Front-engined
Driven by: Charles Morgan (GB)/William Wykeham (GB)Result: did not finish (Fuel system)
Grid: 23rd (1:44.081)
Colours: blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 25/04/2006Photo by courtesy of: Leif Snellman
Entered cars that did not arrive:
3The car did not arriveMcLaren F1 GTR #20R - BMW GT1
Gulf Team Davidoff (GB)-
-
Drivers listed: Jean-Marc Gounon (F)/Pierre-Henri Raphanel (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
6The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 # - Porsche F6 4v DOHC 3164 cc 2xKKK K27GT1
Porsche AG (D)Closed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Hans-Joachim Stuck (D)/Thierry Boutsen (B)Result: did not arrive
Colours: white (+blue)
Tyres: Michelin
12The car did not arriveMercedes-Benz CLK GTR - Mercedes-Benz LS600 V12/60° 4v DOHC 5987 cc N/AGT1
AMG Mercedes-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
13The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1GT1
GT1 Lotus Racing Franck Muller-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: /Jean-Denis Delétraz (CH)/Fabien Giroix (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
14The car did not arriveLotus Elise GT1GT1
GT1 Lotus Racing Franck Muller-
Mid-engined
Drivers listed: Mike Hezemans (NL)/Jan Lammers (NL)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
17The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT1 #101 - Porsche GT1
JB-
-
Drivers listed: /Jürgen von Gartzen (D)/Emmanuel Collard (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
20The car did not arrivePanoz GTR-1 # - Ford alu/Roush V8/90° 2v OHV 5950 cc N/AGT1
Dams PanozClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Eric Bernard (F)/Franck Lagorce (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
25The car did not arriveMcLaren F1 GTR #05R - BMW GT1
BBA Competition (F)-
-
Drivers listed: Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (F)/Alain Ferté (F)Result: did not arrive
Colours: blue/yellow/orange
Tyres: unknown
50The car did not arriveCallaway Corvette LM GT2 # - Chevrolet V8/90° 2v OHV N/AGT2
Agusta Racing (GB)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Rocky Agusta (I)/Almo Coppelli (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
52The car did not arriveChrysler Viper GTS-R # - Chrysler 356-T6 V10/90° 2v OHV 7986 cc N/AGT2
Viper Team OrecaClosed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Justin Bell (GB)/Tommy Archer (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
58The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 - Porsche GT2
Monteiro-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Manuel Monteiro (P)/Michel Monteiro (P)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
65The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 #WP0ZZZ99ZTS393087 - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
RWSClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Raffaele Sangiuolo (I)/Luca Riccitelli (I)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
70The car did not arrivePorsche 911 GT2 # - Porsche F6 2v DOHC TurboGT2
Dellenbach MotorsportClosed bodywork
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: Manfred Jurasz (A)/Rainer Bonnetsmüller (D)/Günther Blieninger (D)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
77The car did not arriveSaleen Mustang # - Ford V8 N/AGT2
Saleen Allen Speedlab (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Steve Saleen (USA)/Price Cobb (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
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