Coverage of Round 1 of the 1990 World Sportscar Championship at Suzuka.
The 1990 Championship saw a long running battle between the ‘Silver Arrows’ of Team Sauber Mercedes and the ‘big cats’ of the Silk Cut Jaguar XJR-11s.
The grid was packed with talented drivers at every circuit visited, guaranteeing top-quality entertainment for the record crowds.
Jochen Mass, Jean-Louis Schlesser, Mauro Baldi, Martin Brundle and Alain Ferté were among the winners, along with a little known German driver by the name of Michael Schumacher…
Starting in Japan in April the WSC circus moved through the classic European circuits during the summer before crossing the Atlantic to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and culminating at Mexico City in October.