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1986 Portuguese GP
1970 Mexican GP

1986 Mexican GP

1986 Australian GP
1987 Mexican GP
 X  Gran Premio de Mexico


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

Details
DateSunday 12 October 1986
Start time14:00
EventMexican GP
CircuitMexico City
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race435
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4421 m
Race Distance4421 × 68 = 300.628 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsMexico City (4421 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 20 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Car 21 - 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Benetton Formula Ltd - 1st Win (Entrant)
Benetton - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Gerhard Berger - 1st Win (Driver)
Renault - 50th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
TAG - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Fastest LapsAlain Prost (12),
2. Most 23rd Fastest LapsOsella (13),
3. Most 5th Fastest Laps in a SeasonAlain Prost (4),
4. Most 24th Fastest Laps in a SeasonPiercarlo Ghinzani (4),
5. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonWilliams (8),
6. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOsella (8),
7. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonAllen Berg (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (471),
2. Most 8th Fastest LapsKeke Rosberg (14),
3. Most 14th Fastest LapsLotus (21),
4. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (22),
5. Most 24th Fastest LapsOsella (17),
6. Most 24th Fastest LapsPiercarlo Ghinzani (7),
7. Most Fastest Laps in a SeasonWilliams (10),
8. Most 18th Fastest Laps in a SeasonTyrrell (6),
9. Most 24th Fastest Laps in a SeasonOsella (9),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (1074),
11. Most PolesLotus (106),
12. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (41),
13. Most 25th Place QualificationsOsella (17),
14. Most 25th Place QualificationsPiercarlo Ghinzani (7),
15. Most 26th Place QualificationsOsella (18),
16. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonWilliams (10),
17. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOsella (8)

Championships
1 Nigel Mansell 70 
same
2 Alain Prost 64 
up
3 NÚlson Piquet 63 
down
4 Ayrton Senna 55 
same
5 Keke Rosberg 22 
same
6 Stefan Johansson 19 
same
7 Gerhard Berger 17 
up
8 Jacques Laffite 14 
down
9 Michele Alboreto 14 
down
10 RenÚ Arnoux 14 
down
11 Martin Brundle 5 
same
12 Alan Jones 4 
same
13 Patrick Tambay 2 
same
 Teo Fabi 2 
same
 Johnny Dumfries 2 
same
16 Riccardo Patrese 2 
same
17 Philippe Streiff 1 
same
 Philippe Alliot 1 
up
 Christian Danner 1 
same
1 Williams / Honda 135 
same
2 McLaren / TAG 87 
same
3 Lotus / Renault 57 
same
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 33 
same
5 Ligier / Renault 29 
same
6 Benetton / BMW 19 
same
7 Lola / Ford 6 
same
8 Tyrrell / Renault 6 
same
9 Brabham / BMW 2 
same
10 Arrows / BMW 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 20Car 12Car 6
EntrantBenetton Formula LtdJohn Player Special Team LotusCanon Williams Honda Team
DriverGerhard BergerAyrton SennaNÚlson Piquet
CarBenetton B186Lotus 98TWilliams FW11
EngineBMW 1.5 L4TRenault 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:33'18.7001'16.9901'19.360
Speed193.306 km/h206.723 km/h200.549 km/h


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