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1986 Portuguese GP
1970 Mexican GP

1986 Mexican GP

1986 Australian GP
1987 Mexican GP
 X  Gran Premio de México


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 12 October 1986
Start time14:00
EventMexican GP
CircuitMexico City
Event FormatRace of 68 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race435
Circuit
Laps68
Circuit Perimeter4421 m
Race Distance4421 × 68 = 300.628 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsMexico City (4421 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 20 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Car 21 - 200th Race Entry (Car Number)
Benetton Formula Ltd - 1st Win (Entrant)
Benetton - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Gerhard Berger - 1st Win (Driver)
Renault - 50th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
TAG - 100th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonWilliams (8),
2. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOsella (8),
3. Most 26th Place Qualifications in a Season Allen Berg (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (471),
2. Most Fastest Laps in a SeasonWilliams (10),
3. Most Race EntriesLotus (1074),
4. Most PolesLotus (106),
5. Most 17th Place QualificationsLotus (41),
6. Most 25th Place QualificationsOsella (17),
7. Most 25th Place Qualifications Piercarlo Ghinzani (7),
8. Most 26th Place QualificationsOsella (18),
9. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonWilliams (10),
10. Most 25th Place Qualifications in a SeasonOsella (8)

Championships
1  Nigel Mansell 70 
2  Alain Prost 64 
up
3  Nélson Piquet 63 
down
4  Ayrton Senna 55 
5  Keke Rosberg 22 
6  Stefan Johansson 19 
7  Gerhard Berger 17 
up
8  Jacques Laffite 14 
down
9  Michele Alboreto 14 
down
10  René Arnoux 14 
down
11  Martin Brundle 5 
12  Alan Jones 4 
13  Johnny Dumfries 2 
  Teo Fabi 2 
  Patrick Tambay 2 
16  Riccardo Patrese 2 
17  Philippe Streiff 1 
  Christian Danner 1 
  Philippe Alliot 1 
up
1 Williams / Honda 135 
2 McLaren / TAG 87 
3 Lotus / Renault 57 
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 33 
5 Ligier / Renault 29 
6 Benetton / BMW 19 
7 Lola / Ford 6 
8 Tyrrell / Renault 6 
9 Brabham / BMW 2 
10 Arrows / BMW 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 20Car 12Car 6
EntrantBenetton Formula LtdJohn Player Special Team LotusCanon Williams Honda Team
Driver Gerhard Berger Ayrton Senna Nélson Piquet
CarBenetton B186Lotus 98TWilliams FW11
EngineBMW 1.5 L4TRenault 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:33'18.7001'16.9901'19.360
Speed193.306 km/h206.723 km/h200.549 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led