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Lotus 87

The Lotus 87 was a Formula One racing car used by Team Lotus in the second part of the 1981 Formula One season and in the first race of the 1982 season.

Formula One World Championship results

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Year Entrant Chassis Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pts. WCC
1981 Team Lotus 87 Cosworth DFV
V8 NA
M'G' USW BRA ARG SMR BEL MON ESP FRA GBR GER AUT NED ITA CAN CPL 22* 7th
United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Ret 6 7 DNQ Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 4
Italy Elio de Angelis Ret 5 6 Ret 7 7 5 4 6 Ret
1982 Team Lotus 87B Cosworth DFV
V8 NA
G RSA BRA USW SMR BEL MON DET CAN NED GBR FRA GER AUT SUI ITA CPL 30** 5th
United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Ret
Italy Elio de Angelis 8

* Of those 13 points were scored with the 87. During the season Lotus switched from Michelin to Goodyear tyres.

** None scored with the 87B.

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