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1985 Italian GP
1984 Belgian GP

1985 Belgian GP

1985 European GP
1986 Belgian GP
 XLIII  Grand Prix de Belgique

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 15 September 1985
Start time14:00
Event Belgian GP
Circuit Spa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 43 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#13 of 16 in 1985
#417 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps43
Circuit Perimeter6940 m
Race Distance6940 × 43 = 298.420 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Fresh, Wet
Participants
Entries25
Qualifiers25
Finishers13
DebutantsChristian Danner (Driver)
MilestonesHart – 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (454),
2. Most Race Entries Lotus (1038),
3. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (94),
4. Most 5th Place Qualifications Ferrari (93)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 69 
2  Michele Alboreto 53 
3  Ayrton Senna 32 up
4  Elio de Angelis 31 up
5  Keke Rosberg 21 up
6  NÚlson Piquet 21 
7  Stefan Johansson 21 up
8  Niki Lauda 14 
9  Nigel Mansell 13 up
10  Patrick Tambay 11 up
11  Jacques Laffite 10 up
12  Thierry Boutsen 9 up
13  Marc Surer 5 
14  Derek Warwick 5 up
15  Stefan Bellof 4 up
16  RenÚ Arnoux 3 
  Andrea de Cesaris 3 
1  McLaren / TAG 83 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 77 
3  Lotus / Renault 63 
4  Williams / Honda 34 
5  Brabham / BMW 26 
6  Renault / Renault 16 
7  Ligier / Renault 13 
8  Arrows / BMW 9 
9  Tyrrell / Ford 4 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 12Car 2Car 2
EntrantJohn Player Special Team LotusMarlboro McLaren InternationalMarlboro McLaren International
Driver Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Alain Prost
Car Lotus 97T McLaren MP4/2B McLaren MP4/2B
EngineRenault 1.5 V6TTAG 1.5 V6TTAG 1.5 V6T
Time1:34'19.8931'55.3062'01.730
Speed189.811 km/h216.676 km/h205.241 km/h