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1987 Jerez 1000Kms

Sunday, March 29, 1987
Round:
2
Laps:
211
Country:
Spain
Circuit:
1987 season:
Report

Jaguars reign in Spain

A winter of intensive development on the Silk Cut Jaguar Group C cars paid off with two fine victories in the opening rounds of the World Sports Championship at Jarama and Jerez late in March.

John Watson and Jan Lammers won the first, their XJR-8 beating the Derek Bell/Hans Stuck Rothmans-Porsche 962C by 1.6sec at the end of the 360km `sprint', and a week later Eddie Cheever and Raul Boesel won the Jerez six-hour race (nominally of 1000km), one of the toughest in recent memory.

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