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1988 Detroit GP
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1988 French GP

1988 British GP
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 LXXIV  Rhone-Poulenc Grand Prix de France

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

Details
DateSunday 3 July 1988
Start time14:00
Event French GP
Circuit Paul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#7 of 16 in 1988
#459 (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
Entries31
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
DebutantsNone
MilestonesGoodyear – 200th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 5th Place Finishes Lotus (57)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (383),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (515),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (329),
4. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (62),
5. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (76),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (76),
7. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (102),
8. Most Race Wins Alain Prost (32),
9. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (106),
10. Most 4th Place Finishes Ferrari (92),
11. Most Race Entries Lotus (1122),
12. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (106),
13. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (102)

World Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 54 
2  Ayrton Senna 39 
3  Gerhard Berger 21 
4  Michele Alboreto 13 up
  NÚlson Piquet 13 
6  Thierry Boutsen 11 up
7  Derek Warwick 8 
8  Jonathan Palmer 5 
9  Andrea de Cesaris 3 
10  Ivan Capelli 2 
11  Alessandro Nannini 2 
12  Riccardo Patrese 1 up
  Pierluigi Martini 1 up
  Satoru Nakajima 1 up
  Eddie Cheever 1 up
1  McLaren / Honda 93 
2  Ferrari / Ferrari 34 
3  Lotus / Honda 14 
4  Benetton / Ford 13 up
5  Arrows / Megatron 9 
6  Tyrrell / Ford 5 
7  Rial / Ford 3 
8  March / Judd 2 
9  Minardi / Ford 1 
  Williams / Judd 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 11Car 11
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
Driver Alain Prost Alain Prost Alain Prost
Car McLaren MP4/4 McLaren MP4/4 McLaren MP4/4
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:37'37.3281'07.5891'11.737
Speed187.482 km/h203.092 km/h191.349 km/h