The 1987 Formula One season was the 38th season of Formula One motor racing. It featured the 1987 FIA Formula One World Championship for Drivers and Constructors which commenced on April 12, 1987 and ended on November 15 after sixteen races. This championship also encompassed the Jim Clark Trophy and the Colin Chapman Trophy which were contested respectively by drivers and constructors of Formula One cars powered by naturally aspirated engines.
Drivers and constructors
The following drivers and constructors competed in the 1987 season.
1987 Drivers Championship final standings
Points towards the 1987 FIA Formula One World Championship for Drivers were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis to the top six placed drivers at each round. However only the best eleven round results were counted towards each driver’s championship total.
† Drivers did not finish the Grand Prix, but were classified as they completed over 90% of the race distance.
Jim Clark Trophy (for drivers of cars equipped with naturally aspirated engines)
*Ineligible for points.
1987 Constructors Championship final standings
Points towards the 1987 FIA Formula One World Championship for Constructors were awarded on a 9-6-4-3-2-1 basis for the top six placed cars at each round. All results were counted (not just best eleven rounds).
† Dalmas' Lola was ineligible for constructors points, as the team had entered only one car for the championship.
Colin Chapman Trophy (for constructors of cars equipped with naturally aspirated engines)
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