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 LXXIV  Rhone-Poulenc Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 3 July 1988
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race7 of 16
Championship race459
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
Entries31
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 19 - 250th Race Entry (Car Number)
AGS - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Goodyear - 200th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Ligier Loto - 75th Race Entry (Entrant)
Megatron - 75th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Yannick Dalmas - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Place FinishesLotus (57),
2. Most 6th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsAlessandro Nannini (1)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (383),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (515),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (329),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (76),
5. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (62),
6. Most RetirementsRiccardo Patrese (102),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (76),
8. Most Race WinsAlain Prost (32),
9. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (106),
10. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (92),
11. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (48),
12. Most 9th Fastest LapsLotus (37),
13. Most 26th Fastest LapsJonathan Palmer (4),
14. Most Race EntriesLotus (1122),
15. Most 3rd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (6),
16. Most 4th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (6),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (106),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (102)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 54 
same
2 Ayrton Senna 39 
same
3 Gerhard Berger 21 
same
4 Michele Alboreto 13 
up
 NÚlson Piquet 13 
same
6 Thierry Boutsen 11 
down
7 Derek Warwick 8 
same
8 Jonathan Palmer 5 
same
9 Andrea de Cesaris 3 
same
10 Ivan Capelli 2 
same
11 Alessandro Nannini 2 
same
12 Satoru Nakajima 1 
down
 Riccardo Patrese 1 
down
14 Eddie Cheever 1 
down
 Pierluigi Martini 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 93 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 34 
same
3 Lotus / Honda 14 
same
4 Benetton / Ford 13 
down
5 Arrows / Megatron 9 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
same
7 Rial / Ford 3 
same
8 March / Judd 2 
same
9 Williams / Judd 1 
same
 Minardi / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 11Car 11
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
DriverAlain ProstAlain ProstAlain Prost
CarMcLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:37'37.3281'07.5891'11.737
Speed187.482 km/h203.092 km/h191.349 km/h


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