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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

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

Details
DateSaturday 19 October 1985
Start time14:00
Event South African GP
Circuit Kyalami
Event FormatRace of 75 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#15 of 16 in 1985
#419 (of all time)
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
DebutantsNone
Milestones Alan Jones – 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (351),
2. Most Retirements Lotus (456),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (483),
4. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (81),
5. Most Race Entries Lotus (1042)

World Championship standings
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 up
7  Stefan Johansson 24 up
8  NÚlson Piquet 21 up
9  Niki Lauda 14 
10  Thierry Boutsen 11 up
11  Patrick Tambay 11 up
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 up
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
Car Williams FW10 Williams FW10 Williams 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