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1986 Detroit GP
1985 French GP

1986 French GP

1986 British GP
1987 French GP
 LXXII  Grand Prix de France

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 6 July 1986
Start time14:00
Event French GP
Circuit Paul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#8 of 16 in 1986
#428 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3813 m
Race Distance3813 × 80 = 305.040 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers11
DebutantsNone
Milestones Thierry Boutsen – 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Place Qualifications Alain Prost (15)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (464),
2. Most 7th Place Finishes Brabham (37),
3. Most 8th Place Finishes Ferrari (45),
4. Most Race Entries Lotus (1060),
5. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (78),
6. Most 12th Place Qualifications Lotus (46),
7. Most 26th Place Qualifications Osella (12)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 39 up
2  Nigel Mansell 38 up
3  Ayrton Senna 36 up
4  NÚlson Piquet 23 
5  Keke Rosberg 17 
6  Jacques Laffite 14 
7  RenÚ Arnoux 8 up
8  Stefan Johansson 7 up
9  Gerhard Berger 6 up
10  Michele Alboreto 6 up
11  Martin Brundle 2 
  Teo Fabi 2 
13  Riccardo Patrese 2 
1  Williams / Honda 61 
2  McLaren / TAG 56 
3  Lotus / Renault 36 
4  Ligier / Renault 22 
5  Ferrari / Ferrari 13 
6  Benetton / BMW 8 
7  Tyrrell / Renault 2 
8  Brabham / BMW 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 12Car 5
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamJohn Player Special Team LotusCanon Williams Honda Team
Driver Nigel Mansell Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell
Car Williams FW11 Lotus 98T Williams FW11
EngineHonda 1.5 V6TRenault 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:37'19.2721'06.5261'09.993
Speed188.062 km/h206.337 km/h196.117 km/h