1985_South_African_Grand_Prix

1985 South African Grand Prix

Results from the 1985 Formula One South African Grand Prix held at Kyalami on October 19, 1985.

Classification

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 5 Nigel Mansell Williams-Honda 75 1:28:22.866 1 9
2 6 Keke Rosberg Williams-Honda 75 + 7.572 3 6
3 2 Alain Prost McLaren-TAG 74 + 1 Lap 9 4
4 28 Stefan Johansson Ferrari 74 + 1 Lap 16 3
5 17 Gerhard Berger Arrows-BMW 74 + 1 Lap 11 2
6 18 Thierry Boutsen Arrows-BMW 74 + 1 Lap 10 1
7 3 Martin Brundle Tyrrell-Renault 73 + 2 Laps 17  
Ret 11 Elio de Angelis Lotus-Renault 52 Engine 6  
Ret 29 Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Motori Moderni 45 Radiator 20  
Ret 1 Niki Lauda McLaren-TAG 37 Turbo 8  
Ret 4 Philippe Streiff Tyrrell-Renault 16 Accident 19  
Ret 12 Ayrton Senna Lotus-Renault 8 Engine 4  
Ret 27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 8 Turbo 15  
Ret 7 Nelson Piquet Brabham-BMW 6 Engine 2  
Ret 20 Piercarlo Ghinzani Toleman-Hart 4 Engine 13  
Ret 19 Teo Fabi Toleman-Hart 3 Engine 7  
Ret 8 Marc Surer Brabham-BMW 3 Engine 5  
Ret 24 Huub Rothengatter Osella-Alfa Romeo 1 Electrical 21  
Ret 22 Riccardo Patrese Alfa Romeo 0 Accident 12  
Ret 23 Eddie Cheever Alfa Romeo 0 Accident 14  
DNS 33 Alan Jones Lola-Hart 0 Unwell 18  

Notes

  • Pole position: Nigel Mansell - 1:02.366
  • Fastest lap: Keke Rosberg - 1:08.149 on lap 74
  • This event was boycotted by several Formula One teams, namely Zakspeed, Ligier and Renault due to the country's growing problems with apartheid.
  • This was the last Formula One Grand Prix to take place on a day other than Sunday.

References

''Unless otherwise indicated, all race results are taken from The Official Formula 1 website. Retrieved on 2007-06-17..

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