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1985 European GP
1984 South African GP

1985 South African GP

1985 Australian GP
1992 South African GP
 XXXI  Southern Sun Hotels South African Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSaturday 19 October 1985
Start time14:00
EventSouth African GP
CircuitKyalami
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race419
Circuit
Laps75
Circuit Perimeter4104 m
Race Distance4104 × 75 = 307.800 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries21
Qualifiers21
Finishers7
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 6 - 25th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Alan Jones - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (456),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (483),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (351),
4. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (81),
5. Most Race EntriesLotus (1042)

Championships
1  Alain Prost 73 
2  Michele Alboreto 53 
3  Ayrton Senna 38 
4  Elio de Angelis 33 
5  Nigel Mansell 31 
up
6  Keke Rosberg 31 
down
7  Stefan Johansson 24 
up
8  NÚlson Piquet 21 
down
9  Niki Lauda 14 
10  Thierry Boutsen 11 
up
11  Patrick Tambay 11 
down
12  Jacques Laffite 10 
13  Marc Surer 5 
14  Derek Warwick 5 
15  Stefan Bellof 4 
16  Andrea de Cesaris 3 
  RenÚ Arnoux 3 
18  Gerhard Berger 2 
1 McLaren / TAG 90 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 80 
3 Lotus / Renault 71 
4 Williams / Honda 62 
5 Brabham / BMW 26 
6 Renault / Renault 16 
7 Arrows / BMW 13 
up
8 Ligier / Renault 13 
down
9 Tyrrell / Ford 4 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 6
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda Team
Driver Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell Keke Rosberg
CarWilliams FW10Williams FW10Williams FW10
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:28'22.8661'02.3661'08.149
Speed208.959 km/h236.898 km/h216.796 km/h


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