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1985 Italian GP
1984 Belgian GP

1985 Belgian GP

1985 European GP
1986 Belgian GP
 XLIII  Grand Prix de Belgique


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 15 September 1985
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 43 laps
Race13 of 16
Championship race417
Circuit
Laps43
Circuit Perimeter6940 m
Race Distance6940 × 43 = 298.420 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Fresh, Wet
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Christian Danner (Driver),    Spa-Francorchamps (6940 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesAntar - 25th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Barclay Arrows BMW - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Canon Williams Honda Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Equipe Ligier Gitanes - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Hart - 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
John Player Special Team Lotus - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Lotus - 75th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Motor Racing Developments Ltd - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Tyrrell Racing Organisation - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (454),
2. Most 16th Fastest LapsRiccardo Patrese (10),
3. Most 17th Fastest LapsLotus (22),
4. Most Race EntriesLotus (1038),
5. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (94),
6. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (93)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 69 
same
2 Michele Alboreto 53 
same
3 Ayrton Senna 32 
up
4 Elio de Angelis 31 
down
5 Keke Rosberg 21 
up
6 NÚlson Piquet 21 
same
7 Stefan Johansson 21 
down
8 Niki Lauda 14 
same
9 Nigel Mansell 13 
up
10 Patrick Tambay 11 
down
11 Jacques Laffite 10 
down
12 Thierry Boutsen 9 
down
13 Marc Surer 5 
same
14 Derek Warwick 5 
up
15 Stefan Bellof 4 
down
16 RenÚ Arnoux 3 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 3 
same
1 McLaren / TAG 83 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 77 
same
3 Lotus / Renault 63 
same
4 Williams / Honda 34 
same
5 Brabham / BMW 26 
same
6 Renault / Renault 16 
same
7 Ligier / Renault 13 
same
8 Arrows / BMW 9 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 2Car 2
EntrantJohn Player Special Team LotusMarlboro McLaren InternationalMarlboro McLaren International
DriverAyrton SennaAlain ProstAlain Prost
CarLotus 97TMcLaren MP4/2BMcLaren MP4/2B
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TTAG 1.5 V6TTAG 1.5 V6T
Time1:34'19.8931'55.3062'01.730
Speed189.811 km/h216.676 km/h205.241 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led