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1991 Mexican GP
1990 French GP

1991 French GP

1991 British GP
1992 French GP
 LXXVII  Rhone-Poulenc Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 7 July 1991
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitMagny-Cours
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race7 of 16
Championship race507
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4271 m
Race Distance4271 × 72 = 307.512 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries34
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship Debutants
Ferrari F1-91-2 (Car Model),
Footwork FA12C (Car Model),
   Ligier JS35B (Car Model),
Magny-Cours (4271 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesÉric Bernard - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Goodyear - 250th Fastest Lap (Tyre Manufacturer)
Ivan Capelli - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Nigel Mansell - 20th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Fastest LapsNélson Piquet (13),
2. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsFerrari (13),
3. Most 7th Place QualificationsNélson Piquet (16),
4. Most 13th Place QualificationsAndrea de Cesaris (12),
5. Most 20th Place QualificationsLotus (31)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (426),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (558),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (358),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (112),
5. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (91),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (112),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (141),
8. Most 2nd Place FinishesAlain Prost (31),
9. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (101),
10. Most 10th Place FinishesLotus (38),
11. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (64),
12. Most 2nd Fastest LapsAlain Prost (34),
13. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (62),
14. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (28),
15. Most Races LedFerrari (251),
16. Most Races LedAlain Prost (69),
17. Most Laps LedFerrari (6873),
18. Most Race EntriesLotus (1218),
19. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (216),
20. Most 2nd Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsAlain Prost (7),
21. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyColoni (45),
22. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (115),
23. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (49),
24. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (94)

Championships
1 Ayrton Senna 48 
same
2 Nigel Mansell 23 
up
3 Riccardo Patrese 22 
down
4 Alain Prost 17 
up
5 Nélson Piquet 16 
down
6 Gerhard Berger 10 
same
7 Stefano Modena 9 
same
8 Jean Alesi 8 
up
9 Andrea de Cesaris 7 
down
10 Roberto Moreno 5 
same
11 J J Lehto 4 
same
12 Pierluigi Martini 3 
same
13 Mika Häkkinen 2 
same
 Bertrand Gachot 2 
same
 Satoru Nakajima 2 
same
16 Aguri Suzuki 1 
same
 Julian Bailey 1 
same
 Éric Bernard 1 
same
 Emanuele Pirro 1 
same
1 McLaren / Honda 58 
same
2 Williams / Renault 45 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 25 
up
4 Benetton / Ford 21 
down
5 Tyrrell / Honda 11 
same
6 Jordan / Ford 9 
same
7 Dallara / Judd 5 
same
8 Minardi / Ferrari 3 
same
9 Lotus / Judd 3 
same
10 Lola / Ford 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 6Car 5
EntrantCanon Williams TeamCanon Williams TeamCanon Williams Team
DriverNigel MansellRiccardo PatreseNigel Mansell
CarWilliams FW14Williams FW14Williams FW14
EngineRenault 3.5 V10Renault 3.5 V10Renault 3.5 V10
Time1:38'00.0561'14.5591'19.168
Speed188.271 km/h206.221 km/h194.215 km/h


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