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1985 Detroit GP
1984 French GP

1985 French GP

1985 British GP
1986 French GP
 LXXI  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 7 July 1985
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race7 of 16
Championship race411
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter5810 m
Race Distance5810 × 53 = 307.930 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship Debutants
Renault RE60B (Car Model),    Tyrrell 014 (Car Model)
MilestonesCanon Williams Honda Team - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Canon Williams Honda Team - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Honda - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Jonathan Palmer - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Keke Rosberg - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Motor Racing Developments Ltd - 1st Win (Entrant)
Patrick Tambay - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Williams - 250th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most Consecutive 5th Place FinishesElio de Angelis (3),
2. Most 22nd Fastest LapsPhilippe Alliot (6)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (344),
2. Most RetirementsLotus (450),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (476),
4. Most RetirementsJacques Laffite (76),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (78),
6. Most 5th Place FinishesElio de Angelis (14),
7. Most 5th Fastest LapsBrabham (31),
8. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (30),
9. Most 9th Fastest LapsLotus (26),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (1026),
11. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (98)

Championships
1 Michele Alboreto 31 
same
2 Alain Prost 26 
up
3 Elio de Angelis 26 
down
4 Keke Rosberg 18 
up
5 Stefan Johansson 16 
down
6 Patrick Tambay 11 
same
7 NÚlson Piquet 10 
up
8 Ayrton Senna 9 
down
9 Thierry Boutsen 6 
down
10 Nigel Mansell 5 
down
11 Stefan Bellof 4 
down
12 RenÚ Arnoux 3 
down
 Andrea de Cesaris 3 
up
 Niki Lauda 3 
down
15 Derek Warwick 2 
down
16 Jacques Laffite 2 
down
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 50 
same
2 Lotus / Renault 35 
same
3 McLaren / TAG 29 
same
4 Williams / Honda 23 
same
5 Renault / Renault 13 
same
6 Brabham / BMW 10 
up
7 Arrows / BMW 6 
down
8 Ligier / Renault 5 
down
9 Tyrrell / Ford 4 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 7Car 6Car 6
EntrantMotor Racing Developments LtdCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda Team
DriverNÚlson PiquetKeke RosbergKeke Rosberg
CarBrabham BT54Williams FW10Williams FW10
EngineBMW 1.5 L4THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:31'46.2661'32.4621'39.914
Speed201.325 km/h226.212 km/h209.340 km/h


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