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Event: Pokka 1000 km SuzukaDate: 24.8.1997
Track: Suzuka Circuit (Japan), 5.864 kmsOrganiser: Suzuka Circuit Land Ltd/SMSC

Suzuka 1000 Kilometres

FIA GT Championship (round 7)
Weather:hot, humid, cloudy, dry
Start time:12:30
Grid:2-2-2, PP right
Distance:1000 kilometres
Attendance:unknown
Entered:37
Practiced:37
Qualified:36
Started:36
Finished:25
Classified:25
Classes:PractStartClass
FIA GT-1212013
FIA GT-2161612
Pre-race sessions:
3 non-qualifying practice sessions held on 22/10
2 qualifying sessions held on 23/10
Winners:
Overall:10Mercedes-Benz CLK GTRNannini / Tiemann / Schneider
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RGache / Beretta
Fastest Laps:
Overall:12Mercedes-Benz CLK GTRKlaus Ludwig (D)2:00.019175.890 km/hlap 1
Pole Positions:
Overall:12Mercedes-Benz CLK GTRKlaus Ludwig (D)1:56.023181.951 km/h
FIA GT-2:51Chrysler Viper GTS-RGache / Beretta2:07.502
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Porsche (14), McLaren (7), Mercedes-Benz (3), Panoz (3), Chrysler (3)
Top engines by numbers:Porsche (14), BMW (7), Mercedes-Benz (3), Ford (3), Chrysler (3)
Top car types by numbers:Porsche 993 GT2 (10), McLaren F1 GTR (7), Porsche 911 GT1 (4)
Driver nationalities:J (26), F (19), D (14), GB (12), CH (5), P (5), I (4), A (3), S (3), NL (3)
Most used colours:white (31%), silver (17%), black (14%), blue (11%), red (10%), yellow (10%)
Engine positions:rear-engined (41%), mid-engined (35%), front-engined (24%)
Oldest known drivers:Jean-Luc Maury-Laribiére (54), Bob Wollek (54), Manfred Jurasz (53)
Youngest known drivers:Marcel Tiemann (23), Alexander Wurz (23), Pedro Lamy (25)
Female drivers:Claudia Hürtgen, Tomiko Yoshikawa

Official Race Programme:

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