1988 French Grand Prix

The 1988 French Grand Prix was Round 7 of the 1988 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France on Sunday, 3 July 1988. Alain Prost started on pole position in the McLaren Honda and was the race winner.

1988 French Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapStartedPoints
111Alain ProstFranceMcLaren HondaGoodyear801:37:37.3281:37:37.328--1:11.7374519
212Ayrton SennaBrazilMcLaren HondaGoodyear80+31.7521:38:09.080+31.752+31.7521:11.856826
327Michele AlboretoItalyFerrariGoodyear80+1:06.5051:38:43.833+1:06.505+34.7531:12.0024644
428Gerhard BergerAustriaFerrariGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1 lap1:11.8662533
51Nelson PiquetBrazilLotus HondaGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1:12.3575472
619Alessandro NanniniItalyBenetton FordGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1:12.5707061
72Satoru NakajimaJapanLotus HondaGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1:12.979708
815Maurício GugelminBrazilMarch JuddGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1:13.5677116
916Ivan CapelliItalyMarch JuddGoodyear79+1 lap1 lap1:13.1435210
1022Andrea de CesarisItalyRial FordGoodyear78+2 laps2 laps1 lap1:12.8145412
1118Eddie CheeverUnited StatesArrows MegatronGoodyear78+2 laps2 laps1:13.3214113
1236Alex CaffiItalyDallara FordGoodyear78+2 laps2 laps1:12.9704814
1329Yannick DalmasFranceLola FordGoodyear78+2 laps2 laps1:13.9685319
1433Stefano ModenaItalyEuro Brun FordGoodyear77+3 laps3 laps1 lap1:14.3195920
1523Pierluigi MartiniItalyMinardi FordGoodyear77+3 laps3 laps1:14.5517222
NC24Luis Perez-SalaSpainMinardi FordGoodyear70+10 laps10 laps7 laps1:14.1984625
Ret32Oscar LarrauriArgentinaEuro Brun FordGoodyear64Clutch16 laps6 laps1:15.4876325
Ret21Nicola LariniItalyOsellaGoodyear56Halfshaft24 laps8 laps1:14.7413424
Ret10Bernd SchneiderGermanyZakspeedGoodyear55Gearbox25 laps1 lap1:13.8445521
Ret5Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams JuddGoodyear48Suspension32 laps7 laps1:13.671469
Ret30Philippe AlliotFranceLola FordGoodyear46Electrical34 laps2 laps1:14.5944018
Ret3Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear40Engine40 laps6 laps1:15.4903923
Ret6Riccardo PatreseItalyWilliams JuddGoodyear35Brakes45 laps5 laps1:15.014615
Ret20Thierry BoutsenBelgiumBenetton FordGoodyear28Engine52 laps7 laps1:13.66965
Ret14Philippe StreiffFranceAGS FordGoodyear20Fuel Leak60 laps8 laps1:14.800517
Ret17Derek WarwickGreat BritainArrows MegatronGoodyear11Spun Off69 laps9 laps1:14.197511
DSQ25Rene ArnouxFranceLigier JuddGoodyearExcluded80 laps11 laps
DNQ4Julian BaileyGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear80 laps
DNQ26Stefan JohanssonSwedenLigier JuddGoodyear80 laps
DNQ31Gabriele TarquiniItalyColoni FordGoodyear80 laps
DNPQ9Piercarlo GhinzaniItalyZakspeedGoodyear80 laps