1987 Detroit Grand Prix

The 1987 Detroit Grand Prix was Round 5 of the 1987 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held on the streets of Detroit in Michigan, United States on Sunday, 21 June 1987. Nigel Mansell started on pole position in the Williams Honda and Ayrton Senna was the race winner in the Lotus Honda.

1987 United States Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPoints
112Ayrton SennaBrazilLotus HondaGoodyear631:50:16.3581:50:16.358--1:40.4643929
26Nelson PiquetBrazilWilliams HondaGoodyear63+33.8191:50:50.177+33.819+33.8191:41.1965736
31Alain ProstFranceMcLaren TAGGoodyear63+45.3271:51:01.685+45.327+11.5081:41.3405654
428Gerhard BergerAustriaFerrariGoodyear63+1:02.6011:51:18.959+1:02.601+17.2741:42.23846123
55Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams HondaGoodyear62+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:40.5353612
618Eddie CheeverUnited StatesArrows MegatronGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps2 laps1:43.9513561
72Stefan JohanssonSwedenMcLaren TAGGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps1:42.3325311
810Christian DannerGermanyZakspeedGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps1:47.5323816
97Riccardo PatreseItalyBrabham BMWGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps1:44.255469
1025Rene ArnouxFranceLigier MegatronGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps1:46.9373821
113Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear60+3 laps3 laps1:44.0484113
1214Pascal FabreFranceAGS FordGoodyear58+5 laps5 laps2 laps1:50.3093226
DNF20Thierry BoutsenBelgiumBenetton FordGoodyear52Brakes11 laps6 laps1:42.252414
DNF26Piercarlo GhinzaniItalyLigier MegatronGoodyear51Clutch12 laps1 lap1:47.4772123
DNF4Philippe StreiffFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear44Wheel19 laps7 laps1:46.0483514
DNF30Philippe AlliotFranceLola FordGoodyear38Accident25 laps6 laps1:45.8693320
DNF27Michele AlboretoItalyFerrariGoodyear25Gearbox38 laps13 laps1:45.016197
DNF24Alessandro NanniniItalyMinardi Motori ModerniGoodyear22Gearbox41 laps3 laps1:47.0691318
DNF9Martin BrundleGreat BritainZakspeedGoodyear16Turbo47 laps6 laps1:48.7441415
DNF17Derek WarwickGreat BritainArrows MegatronGoodyear12Accident51 laps4 laps1:47.2601110
DNF16Ivan CapelliItalyMarch FordGoodyear9Electrical54 laps3 laps1:49.341522
DNF19Teo FabiItalyBenetton FordGoodyear6Accident57 laps3 laps1:48.32548
DNF21Alex CaffiItalyOsella Alfa RomeoGoodyear3Transmission60 laps3 laps1:53.496219
DNF8Andrea de CesarisItalyBrabham BMWGoodyear2Gearbox61 laps1 lap1:53.860217
DNF23Adrian CamposSpainMinardi Motori ModerniGoodyear1Accident62 laps1 lap2:16.237125
DNF11Satoru NakajimaJapanLotus HondaGoodyearAccident63 laps1 lap24