1985 German Grand Prix

The 1985 German Grand Prix was Round 9 of the 1985 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Nürburgring in Germany on Sunday, 4 August 1985. Teo Fabi started on pole position in the Toleman Hart and Michele Alboreto was the race winner for Ferrari.

The first ever live onboard camera footage was broadcast during this race and was captured from the cockpit of François Hesnault, who was driving his final grand prix, in a third Renault.

Grosser Preis Von Deutschland 1985 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
127Michele AlboretoItalyFerrariGoodyear671:35:31.3371:35:31.337--1:24.11257191.14789
22Alain ProstFranceMcLaren TAGGoodyear67+11.6611:35:42.998+11.661+11.6611:23.81051190.75936
326Jacques LaffiteFranceLigier RenaultPirelli67+51.1541:36:22.491+51.154+39.4931:24.82036189.456134
418Thierry BoutsenBelgiumArrows BMWGoodyear67+55.2791:36:26.616+55.279+4.1251:23.65257189.321153
51Niki LaudaAustriaMcLaren TAGGoodyear67+1:13.9721:36:45.309+1:13.972+18.6931:22.80653188.711122
65Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams HondaGoodyear67+1:16.8201:36:48.157+1:16.820+2.8481:24.4865188.619101
717Gerhard BergerAustriaArrows BMWGoodyear66+1 lap1:35:41.6991 lap1 lap1:25.5555187.95417
83Stefan BellofGermanyTyrrell RenaultGoodyear66+1 lap1:36:07.9421 lap+26.2431:24.47654187.09919
928Stefan JohanssonSwedenFerrariGoodyear66+1 lap1:36:33.7491 lap+25.8071:24.18516186.2662
104Martin BrundleGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear63+4 laps1:35:51.6464 laps3 laps1:28.19763179.10126
1129Pierluigi MartiniItalyMinardi Motori ModerniPirelli62Engine1:34:08.2005 laps1 lap1:28.34138179.48627
126Keke RosbergFinlandWilliams HondaGoodyear61Brakes1:28:27.6526 laps1 lap1:23.48159187.9214
DNF23Eddie CheeverUnited StatesAlfa RomeoGoodyear45Turbo1:07:54.7671:24.93739180.57518
DNF11Elio de AngelisItalyLotus RenaultGoodyear40Engine57:08.7231:24.51533190.7557
DNF24Huub RothengatterNetherlandsOsella Alfa RomeoPirelli32Gearbox49:29.6041:29.26331176.19825
DNF19Teo FabiItalyToleman HartPirelli29Clutch41:57.8401:24.35425188.3291
DNF12Ayrton SennaBrazilLotus RenaultGoodyear27Transmission39:03.7761:24.27020188.3635
DNF16Derek WarwickGreat BritainRenaultGoodyear25Ignition37:18.1631:26.4965182.64020
DNF7Nelson PiquetBrazilBrabham BMWPirelli23Turbo33:10.2101:25.13219188.9636
DNF15Patrick TambayFranceRenaultGoodyear19Spun Off27:50.1731:25.50218186.01216
DNF8Marc SurerSwitzerlandBrabham BMWPirelli15Engine22:21.5891:26.2046182.81911
DNF9Manfred WinkelhockGermanyRAM HartPirelli8Engine12:02.8291:26.6917180.96822
DNF22Riccardo PatreseItalyAlfa RomeoGoodyear8Gearbox12:20.7591:25.8545176.5889
DNF14Francois HesnaultFranceRenaultGoodyear8Clutch12:24.5691:28.6716175.68423
DNF10Philippe AlliotFranceRAM HartPirelli8Oil Pressure13:59.5711:28.4247155.80521
DNF30Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainZakspeedGoodyear7Alternator11:12.4421:30.5435170.21324
DNF25Andrea de CesarisItalyLigier RenaultPirelliCollision14