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1985 European GP
1984 South African GP

1985 South African GP

1985 Australian GP
1992 South African GP
 XXXI  Southern Sun Hotels South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 19 October 1985
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitKyalami
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race419
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 75 = 307.800 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers7
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 6 - 25th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alan Jones - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 7th Fastest Laps in a SeasonLotus (5)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (351),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (483),
3. Most RetirementsLotus (456),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (81),
5. Most Race EntriesLotus (1042)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 73 
same
2 Michele Alboreto 53 
same
3 Ayrton Senna 38 
same
4 Elio de Angelis 33 
same
5 Nigel Mansell 31 
up
6 Keke Rosberg 31 
down
7 Stefan Johansson 24 
up
8 NÚlson Piquet 21 
down
9 Niki Lauda 14 
same
10 Thierry Boutsen 11 
up
11 Patrick Tambay 11 
down
12 Jacques Laffite 10 
same
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
18 Gerhard Berger 2 
same
1 McLaren / TAG 90 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 80 
same
3 Lotus / Renault 71 
same
4 Williams / Honda 62 
same
5 Brabham / BMW 26 
same
6 Renault / Renault 16 
same
7 Arrows / BMW 13 
up
8 Ligier / Renault 13 
down
9 Tyrrell / Ford 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 6
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda Team
DriverNigel MansellNigel MansellKeke Rosberg
CarWilliams FW10Williams FW10Williams FW10
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:28'22.8661'02.3661'08.149
Speed208.959 km/h236.898 km/h216.796 km/h


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