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The 1988 World Sportscar Championship season was the 36th season of FIA World Sportscar Championship motor racing. It featured the 1988 FIA World Sports Prototype Championship which was open to FIA Group C and Group C2 cars and to IMSA GTP, GTX, GTO and GTU cars. The championship was contested over an eleven race series which ran from 6 March to 20 November 1988.
Martin Brundle was awarded the World Sports Prototype Championship for Drivers, Gordon Spice and Ray Bellm jointly won the FIA Cup for Group C2 Drivers, Silk Cut Jaguar was awarded the World Sports Prototype Championship for Teams and Spice Engineering won the FIA Cup for Group C2 Teams.
Points were awarded to the top 10 finishers as follows:
Bonus points were awarded to drivers of Group C2 cars which finished within the first ten outright positions as follows:
World Sports Prototype Championship for Teams
All cars were eligible to score points towards the Teams Championship, but Group C2 cars also scored separately for their own award.