Race : 1987 Australian Touring Car Champion
Driver : Jim Richards
The 28th Australian Touring Car Championship, which started at the Calder Park Raceway and concluded at Oran Park, was won by Jim Richards in 1987, racing for his team JPS Team BMW. After winning four out of nine rounds, Jim claimed the win with this BMW M3.
The first race of the season was particularly noteworthy as it saw the world debut of the racing versions of the BMW M3, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth and Alfa Romeo 75 Turbo.
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