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1987 Detroit GP
1986 French GP

1987 French GP

1987 British GP
1988 French GP
 LXXIII  Grand Prix de France

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

Details
DateSunday 5 July 1987
Start time14:00
Event French GP
Circuit Paul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#6 of 16 in 1987
#442 (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
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries26
Qualifiers26
Finishers9
DebutantsLigier JS29C (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 5 – 50th Win (Car Number)
Records Broken 1. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (21),
2. Most 4th Place Qualifications NÚlson Piquet (18)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (476),
2. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (92),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (1088),
4. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (80),
5. Most 8th Place Qualifications Ferrari (63),
6. Most 16th Place Qualifications Lotus (59),
7. Most 22nd Place Qualifications March (28)

World Championship standings
1  Ayrton Senna 27 
2  Alain Prost 26 
3  NÚlson Piquet 24 
4  Nigel Mansell 21 up
5  Stefan Johansson 13 up
6  Gerhard Berger 9 
7  Michele Alboreto 8 
8  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
9  Eddie Cheever 4 
10  Satoru Nakajima 3 
11  Jonathan Palmer 2 
  Martin Brundle 2 
  Thierry Boutsen 2 
  Teo Fabi 2 
15  Ivan Capelli 1 up
  Philippe Streiff 1 
  RenÚ Arnoux 1 up
1  Williams / Honda 45 up
2  McLaren / TAG 39 up
3  Lotus / Honda 30 
4  Ferrari / Ferrari 17 
5  Brabham / BMW 4 
6  Arrows / Megatron 4 
7  Benetton / Ford 4 
8  Tyrrell / Ford 3 up
9  Zakspeed / Zakspeed 2 up
10  March / Ford 1 
  Ligier / Megatron 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 6
EntrantCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda TeamCanon Williams Honda Team
Driver Nigel Mansell Nigel Mansell NÚlson Piquet
Car Williams FW11B Williams FW11B Williams FW11B
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:37'03.8391'06.4541'09.548
Speed188.560 km/h206.561 km/h197.372 km/h