Statistics as of November 3, 1985

Alain Prost in 1987
  • Alain Prost
  • Nationality France
  • Age 30 years 252 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1985 championship position 1
  • Career 1985
    Races 91 16
    Wins (Best) 21 5
    Poles (Best) 15 2
Michele Alboreto at Monza
  • Michele Alboreto
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 28 years 315 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1985 championship position 2
  • Career 1985
    Races 75 16
    Wins (Best) 5 2
    Poles (Best) 2 1
Keke Rosberg Formula One World Champion - 1986
  • Keke Rosberg
  • Nationality Finland
  • Age 36 years 332 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1985 championship position 3
  • Career 1985
    Races 112 16
    Wins (Best) 5 2
    Poles (Best) 4 2
Ayrton Senna
  • Ayrton Senna
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 25 years 227 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1985 championship position 4
  • Career 1985
    Races 31 16
    Wins (Best) 2 2
    Poles (Best) 7 7
Elio de Angelis crashed in the Shadow
  • Elio de Angelis
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 27 years 222 days
  • Team Team Lotus
  • 1985 championship position 5
  • Career 1985
    Races 105 16
    Wins (Best) 2 1
    Poles (Best) 3 1
Nigel Mansell in 1988
  • Nigel Mansell
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 32 years 87 days
  • Team Williams
  • 1985 championship position 6
  • Career 1985
    Races 77 16
    Wins (Best) 2 2
    Poles (Best) 2 1
Stefan Johansson of Tyrrell at the 1984 Dutch Grand Prix
  • Stefan Johansson
  • Nationality Sweden
  • Age 29 years 56 days
  • Team Ferrari/Tyrrell
  • 1985 championship position 7
  • Career 1985
    Races 31 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
Nelson Piquet Formula One World Championship, 1987
  • Nelson Piquet
  • Nationality Brazil
  • Age 33 years 78 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1985 championship position 8
  • Career 1985
    Races 111 16
    Wins (Best) 13 1
    Poles (Best) 18 1
Jacques Laffite of Ligier at the 1977 Japanese Grand Prix
  • Jacques Laffite
  • Nationality France
  • Age 41 years 347 days
  • Team Ligier
  • 1985 championship position 9
  • Career 1985
    Races 171 15
    Wins (Best) 6 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 7 0 (10)
Niki Lauda
  • Niki Lauda
  • Nationality Austria
  • Age 36 years 254 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1985 championship position 10
  • Career 1985
    Races 177 15
    Wins (Best) 25 1
    Poles (Best) 24 0 (3)
Thierry Boutsen at the Lowes Hairpin
  • Thierry Boutsen
  • Nationality Belgium
  • Age 28 years 113 days
  • Team Arrows
  • 1985 championship position 11
  • Career 1985
    Races 42 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (2)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Patrick Tambay of Ferrari at the 1983 European Grand Prix
  • Patrick Tambay
  • Nationality France
  • Age 36 years 131 days
  • Team Renault
  • 1985 championship position 12
  • Career 1985
    Races 108 15
    Wins (Best) 2 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 5 0 (6)
Marc Surer of Theodore,  1981 Formula One World Championship.
  • Marc Surer
  • Nationality Switzerland
  • Age 34 years 46 days
  • Team Brabham
  • 1985 championship position 13
  • Career 1985
    Races 83 12
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Derek Warwick, Formula One World Championship, 1988
  • Derek Warwick
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 31 years 68 days
  • Team Renault
  • 1985 championship position 14
  • Career 1985
    Races 72 15
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (3) 0 (6)
  • Philippe Streiff
  • Nationality France
  • Age 30 years 130 days
  • Team Ligier/Tyrrell
  • 1985 championship position 15
  • Career 1985
    Races 6 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (3)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
Stefan Bellof ahead of the race
  • Stefan Bellof
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 27 years 348 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1985 championship position 16
  • Career 1985
    Races 22 10
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (16) 0 (19)
Jordan boss Eddie Jordan (R) with driver Andrea de Cesaris
  • Andrea de Cesaris
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 26 years 156 days
  • Team Ligier
  • 1985 championship position 17
  • Career 1985
    Races 75 11
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 1 0 (7)
Ferrari's Rene Arnoux at the 1984 world championship
  • René Arnoux
  • Nationality France
  • Age 37 years 122 days
  • Team Ferrari
  • 1985 championship position 18
  • Career 1985
    Races 101 1
    Wins (Best) 7 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 18 0 (7)
  • Ivan Capelli
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 22 years 163 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1985 championship position 19
  • Career 1985
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (4) 0 (4)
    Poles (Best) 0 (22) 0 (22)
Gerhard Berger at the 1987 world championship
  • Gerhard Berger
  • Nationality Austria
  • Age 26 years 68 days
  • Team Arrows
  • 1985 championship position 20
  • Career 1985
    Races 20 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (5)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
Williams driver Martin Brundle at the 1988 Formula One World Championship
  • Martin Brundle
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 26 years 155 days
  • Team Tyrrell
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 25 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (11) 0 (16)
  • Huub Rothengatter
  • Nationality Netherlands
  • Age 31 years 26 days
  • Team Osella
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 16 8
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 0 (20) 0 (20)
John Watson at the 1978 Swedish Grand Prix
  • John Watson
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 39 years 183 days
  • Team McLaren
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 154 1
    Wins (Best) 5 0 (7)
    Poles (Best) 2 0 (21)
Pierluigi Martini
  • Pierluigi Martini
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 24 years 194 days
  • Team Minardi
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 17 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (8)
    Poles (Best) 0 (19) 0 (19)
Riccardo Patrese of Williams Judd at the 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix
  • Riccardo Patrese
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 31 years 200 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 129 16
    Wins (Best) 2 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 2 0 (9)
Eddie Cheever makes his F1 debut at the 1978 Argentinean Grand Prix
  • Eddie Cheever
  • Nationality United States
  • Age 27 years 297 days
  • Team Alfa Romeo
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 94 16
    Wins (Best) 0 (2) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (2) 0 (4)
Piercarlo Ghinzani drove for a number of teams in the 1980s
  • Piercarlo Ghinzani
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 33 years 291 days
  • Team Osella/Toleman
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 48 15
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (13) 0 (13)
  • Philippe Alliot
  • Nationality France
  • Age 32 years 99 days
  • Team RAM
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 30 14
    Wins (Best) 0 (9) 0 (9)
    Poles (Best) 0 (20) 0 (20)
Jonathan Palmer, Formula One World Championship, 1984
  • Jonathan Palmer
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 28 years 361 days
  • Team Zakspeed
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 24 8
    Wins (Best) 0 (8) 0 (11)
    Poles (Best) 0 (17) 0 (17)
Manfred Winkelhock of ATS, 1982 Formula One World Championship.
  • Manfred Winkelhock
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 33 years 28 days
  • Team RAM
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 56 9
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 0 (5) 0 (14)
Teo Fabi (L) and his Benetton team-mate Gerhard Berger at the 1986 Italian Grand Prix
  • Teo Fabi
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 30 years 239 days
  • Team Toleman
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 39 13
    Wins (Best) 0 (3) 0 (12)
    Poles (Best) 1 1
Kenny Acheson at the 1983 Formula 2 Championship
  • Kenny Acheson
  • Nationality Great Britain
  • Age 27 years 341 days
  • Team RAM
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 10 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (12) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (23) 0 (23)
  • Mauro Baldi
  • Nationality Italy
  • Age 31 years 276 days
  • Team Spirit
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 41 3
    Wins (Best) 0 (5) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (7) 0 (24)
  • Christian Danner
  • Nationality Germany
  • Age 27 years 213 days
  • Team Zakspeed
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 2 2
    Wins (Best) 0 (0) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (22) 0 (22)
  • François Hesnault
  • Nationality France
  • Age 28 years 308 days
  • Team Brabham/Renault
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 21 5
    Wins (Best) 0 (7) 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 0 (13) 0 (17)
Alan Jones 1980 world champion
  • Alan Jones
  • Nationality Australia
  • Age 39 years 1 days
  • Team Lola
  • 1985 championship position -
  • Career 1985
    Races 101 4
    Wins (Best) 12 0 (0)
    Poles (Best) 6 0 (19)