1985 French Grand Prix

The 1985 French Grand Prix was Round 7 of the 1985 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on Sunday, 7 July 1985. Keke Rosberg started on pole position in the Williams Honda and Nelson Piquet was the race winner in the Brabham BMW.

71e Grand Prix De France De Formule 1 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
17Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham BMWPirelli531:31:46.2661:31:46.266--1:41.5282201.32459
26Keke RosbergFinlandWilliams HondaGoodyear53+6.6601:31:52.926+6.660+6.6601:39.91446201.08116
32Alain ProstFranceMcLaren TAGGoodyear53+9.2851:31:55.551+9.285+2.6251:41.9912200.98544
428Stefan JohanssonSwedenFerrariGoodyear53+53.4911:32:39.757+53.491+44.2061:43.41148199.387163
511Elio de AngelisItalyLotus RenaultGoodyear53+53.6901:32:39.956+53.690+0.1991:42.0463199.38072
615Patrick TambayFranceRenaultGoodyear53+1:15.1671:33:01.433+1:15.167+21.4771:43.8695198.613101
716Derek WarwickGreat BritainRenaultGoodyear53+1:44.2121:33:30.478+1:44.212+29.0451:43.2794197.58511
88Marc SurerSwitzerlandBrabham BMWPirelli52+1 lap1:32:15.1001 lap1 lap1:41.93444196.49714
918Thierry BoutsenBelgiumArrows BMWGoodyear52+1 lap1:32:27.4311 lap+12.3311:42.22646196.06012
1023Eddie CheeverUnited StatesAlfa RomeoGoodyear52+1 lap1:33:28.1801 lap+1:00.7491:45.39931193.93618
1122Riccardo PatreseItalyAlfa RomeoGoodyear52+1 lap1:33:33.8941 lap+5.7141:45.5092193.73917
129Manfred WinkelhockGermanyRAM HartPirelli50+3 laps1:32:00.0303 laps2 laps1:45.4915189.45520
134Stefan BellofGermanyTyrrell FordGoodyear50+3 laps1:32:31.7393 laps+31.7091:47.55333188.37326
1419Teo FabiItalyToleman HartPirelli49Fuel System1:26:54.1964 laps1 lap1:42.31048196.55619
1524Piercarlo GhinzaniItalyOsella Alfa RomeoPirelli49+4 laps1:32:07.6504 laps+5:13.4541:48.3064185.41024
DNF3Martin BrundleGreat BritainTyrrell RenaultGoodyear32Gearbox57:05.6841:45.4565195.38021
DNF1Niki LaudaAustriaMcLaren TAGGoodyear30Gearbox51:59.7861:42.0373201.1296
DNF12Ayrton SennaBrazilLotus RenaultGoodyear26Engine46:56.0701:41.5522193.1112
DNF17Gerhard BergerAustriaArrows BMWGoodyear20Accident35:12.1981:43.7174198.0499
DNF29Pierluigi MartiniItalyMinardi Motori ModerniPirelli19Accident35:07.2061:48.7203188.59225
DNF10Philippe AlliotFranceRAM HartPirelli8Fuel System15:09.4371:46.8992183.99023
DNF30Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainZakspeedGoodyear6Engine10:50.1701:45.6966193.02022
DNF27Michele AlboretoItalyFerrariGoodyear5Turbo8:49.0681:41.9853197.6683
DNF25Andrea de CesarisItalyLigier RenaultPirelli4Steering6:56.5821:41.8433200.83413
DNF26Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier RenaultPirelli2Turbo3:37.9141:44.2732191.96515
DNS5Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams HondaGoodyearInjured8