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1985 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 7 of 16
Sunday, July 7, 1985 at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France
54 laps* on a 5.810 kilometer road course (313.7 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:31:46.27
Average Speed: 201.325 kph
Pole Time: 92.462 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 6.660 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1985 Formula One results   /   1985 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 57   Nelson Piquet Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT54 / BMW M12531:31:46.26643
2 16   Keke Rosberg Canon Williams HondaWilliams FW10 / Honda RA163E53+6.66010
3 42   Alain Prost Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-2B / TAG Porsche P0153+9.2850
41628   Stefan Johansson Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156/85 / Ferrari 03153+53.4910
5 711   Elio de Angelis John Player Special Team LotusLotus 97T / Renault EF4B53+53.6900
61015   Patrick Tambay Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE60 / Renault EF4B53+75.1670
71116   Derek Warwick Equipe Renault ElfRenault RE60 / Renault EF4B53+104.2120
8148   Marc Surer Motor Racing DevelopmentsBrabham BT54 / BMW M1252+1 lap0
91218   Thierry Boutsen Barclays Arrows BMWArrows A8 / BMW M1252+1 lap0
101823   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Benetton Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 185T / Alfa Romeo 890T52+1 lap0
111722   Riccardo Patrese Benetton Team Alfa RomeoAlfa Romeo 185T / Alfa Romeo 890T52+1 lap0
12209   Manfred Winkelhock Skoal Bandit Formula 1 TeamRAM 03 / Hart 415T50+3 laps0
13264   Stefan Bellof Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFV50+3 laps0
ret1919   Teo Fabi Toleman Group MotorsportToleman TG185 / Hart 415T49fuel system0
152424   Piercarlo Ghinzani Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1G / Alfa Romeo 890T49+4 laps0
ret213   Martin Brundle Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 012 / Ford Cosworth DFV32gearbox0
ret 61   Niki Lauda Marlboro McLaren InternationalMcLaren MP4-2B / TAG Porsche P0130gearbox0
ret 212   Ayrton Senna John Player Special Team LotusLotus 97T / Renault EF4B26engine0
ret 917   Gerhard Berger Barclays Arrows BMWArrows A8 / BMW M1220crash0
ret2529   Pierluigi Martini Minardi TeamMinardi M85 / Ford Cosworth DFV19crash0
ret2310   Philippe Alliot Skoal Bandit Formula 1 TeamRAM 03 / Hart 415T8fuel system0
ret2230   Jonathan Palmer West Zakspeed RacingZakspeed 841 / Zakspeed 1500/46engine0
ret 327   Michele Alboreto Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 156/85 / Ferrari 0315turbo0
ret1325   Andrea de Cesaris Equipe LigierLigier JS25 / Renault EF4B4steering0
ret1526   Jacques Laffite Equipe LigierLigier JS25 / Renault EF4B2turbo0
dns 85   Nigel Mansell Canon Williams HondaWilliams FW10 / Honda RA163E0did not start0
* Race shortened to 53 laps due to ?.

Fastest Lap: 209.340 kph by Keke Rosberg

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Keke Rosberg11010
  Nelson Piquet115343

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Michele Alboreto 31    
2   Alain Prost 26   -5  
3   Elio de Angelis 26   -5  
4   Keke Rosberg 18   -13  
5   Stefan Johansson 16   -15  
6   Patrick Tambay 11   -20  
7   Nelson Piquet 10   -21  
8   Ayrton Senna 9   -22  
9   Thierry Boutsen 6   -25  
10   Nigel Mansell 5   -26  
11   Stefan Bellof 4   -27  
12   Niki Lauda 3   -28  
13   Rene Arnoux 3   -28  
14   Andrea de Cesaris 3   -28  
15   Derek Warwick 2   -29  
16   Jacques Laffite 2   -29