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1987 Detroit GP
1986 French GP

1987 French GP

1987 British GP
1988 French GP
 LXXIII  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 5 July 1987
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race6 of 16
Championship race442
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3813 m
Race Distance3813 × 80 = 305.040 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers9
Championship DebutantsLigier JS29C (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 5 - 50th Win (Car Number)
Canon Williams Honda Team - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Honda - 20th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Ivan Capelli - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Megatron - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Motor Racing Developments Ltd - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (21),
2. Most 4th Place QualificationsNÚlson Piquet (18)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (476),
2. Most RetirementsRiccardo Patrese (92),
3. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (39),
4. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (44),
5. Most 15th Fastest LapsLotus (24),
6. Most 25th Fastest LapsOsella (10),
7. Most Race EntriesLotus (1088),
8. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (80),
9. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (63),
10. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (59),
11. Most 22nd Place QualificationsMarch (28)

Championships
1 Ayrton Senna 27 
same
2 Alain Prost 26 
same
3 NÚlson Piquet 24 
same
4 Nigel Mansell 21 
up
5 Stefan Johansson 13 
down
6 Gerhard Berger 9 
same
7 Michele Alboreto 8 
same
8 Andrea de Cesaris 4 
same
9 Eddie Cheever 4 
same
10 Satoru Nakajima 3 
same
11 Jonathan Palmer 2 
up
 Martin Brundle 2 
same
 Teo Fabi 2 
up
 Thierry Boutsen 2 
same
15 Ivan Capelli 1 
down
 RenÚ Arnoux 1 
same
 Philippe Streiff 1 
up
1 Williams / Honda 45 
up
2 McLaren / TAG 39 
down
3 Lotus / Honda 30 
same
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 17 
same
5 Brabham / BMW 4 
same
6 Arrows / Megatron 4 
same
7 Benetton / Ford 4 
same
8 Tyrrell / Ford 3 
down
9 Zakspeed / Zakspeed 2 
down
10 Ligier / Megatron 1 
same
 March / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 6
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda Team
DriverNigel MansellNigel MansellNÚlson Piquet
CarWilliams FW11BWilliams FW11BWilliams FW11B
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:37'03.8391'06.4541'09.548
Speed188.560 km/h206.561 km/h197.372 km/h


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