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1985 Season
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1985 Belgian GP
1984 European GP

1985 European GP

1985 South African GP
1993 European GP
 XXXVII  Shell Oils Grand Prix of Europe


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

Details
DateSunday 6 October 1985
Start time14:00
EventEuropean GP
CircuitBrands Hatch
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race14 of 16
Championship race418
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4207 m
Race Distance4207 × 75 = 315.525 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries27
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsIvan Capelli (Driver)
MilestonesAntar - 1st Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Elf - 1000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Mobil - 20th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Nigel Mansell - 1st Win (Driver)
Nigel Mansell - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
West Zakspeed Racing - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Williams - 20th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Zakspeed - 10th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Zakspeed - 10th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive RetirementsPhilippe Alliot (10),
2. Most 7th Fastest LapsFerrari (34),
3. Most 10th Fastest LapsJohn Watson (10),
4. Most 25th Fastest LapsPierluigi Martini (4),
5. Most 15th Fastest Laps in a SeasonRenault (5),
6. Most 25th Fastest Laps in a SeasonMinardi (4)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsJacques Laffite (80),
2. Most 5th Place FinishesElio de Angelis (17),
3. Most 5th Place Finishes in a SeasonElio de Angelis (6),
4. Most 9th Fastest LapsLotus (28),
5. Most 22nd Fastest LapsPhilippe Alliot (8),
6. Most 22nd Fastest Laps in a SeasonPhilippe Alliot (5),
7. Most 25th Fastest Laps in a SeasonPierluigi Martini (4),
8. Most Race EntriesLotus (1040)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 72 
same
2 Michele Alboreto 53 
same
3 Ayrton Senna 38 
same
4 Elio de Angelis 33 
same
5 Keke Rosberg 25 
same
6 Nigel Mansell 22 
up
7 NÚlson Piquet 21 
down
8 Stefan Johansson 21 
down
9 Niki Lauda 14 
down
10 Patrick Tambay 11 
same
11 Thierry Boutsen 10 
up
12 Jacques Laffite 10 
down
13 Marc Surer 5 
same
14 Derek Warwick 5 
same
15 Stefan Bellof 4 
same
16 RenÚ Arnoux 3 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 3 
same
1 McLaren / TAG 86 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 77 
same
3 Lotus / Renault 71 
same
4 Williams / Honda 47 
same
5 Brabham / BMW 26 
same
6 Renault / Renault 16 
same
7 Ligier / Renault 13 
same
8 Arrows / BMW 10 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 12Car 26
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamJohn Player Special Team LotusEquipe Ligier Gitanes
DriverNigel MansellAyrton SennaJacques Laffite
CarWilliams FW10Lotus 97TLigier JS25
EngineHonda 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6T
Time1:32'58.1091'07.1691'11.526
Speed203.634 km/h225.479 km/h211.744 km/h


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