1
Alain Prost
McLaren
73 pts
2
Michele Alboreto
Ferrari
53 pts
3
Keke Rosberg
Williams
40 pts
1
McLaren
90 pts
Alain Prost is the 1985 Formula 1 World Champion. Prost won 5 out of 16 races and scored a total of 73 points. With 20 points behind Michele Alboreto finished the season in second place and Elio de Angelis as third. McLaren won the 1985 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 90 points.
The season started with the 1985 Brazilian Grand Prix on April 7th. The last race of the season was the 1985 Australian Grand Prix on November 3rd.
Number of races
16 races
First race
Brazilian Grand Prix (April 7th)
Last race
Australian Grand Prix (November 3rd)
Most wins
Alain Prost (5)
Most pole positions
Ayrton Senna (7)
Most podiums
Alain Prost (11)
Most top 5 finishes
Alain Prost (12)
Most points finishes
Alain Prost (12)
Most DNF's
Eddie Cheever (12)
Riccardo Patrese (12)
2 more

1985 standings

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Alain Prost
McLaren 5 11 73
2
Michele Alboreto
Ferrari 2 8 53 -20
3
Keke Rosberg
Williams 2 5 40 -33
4
Ayrton Senna
Team Lotus 2 6 38 -35
5
Elio de Angelis
Team Lotus 1 3 33 -40
6
Nigel Mansell
Williams 2 3 31 -42
7
Stefan Johansson
Ferrari 2 26 -47
8
Nelson Piquet
Brabham 1 2 21 -52
9
Jacques Laffite
Ligier 3 16 -57
10
Niki Lauda
McLaren 1 1 14 -59
11
Thierry Boutsen
Arrows 1 11 -62
12
Patrick Tambay
Renault 2 11 -62
13
Marc Surer
Brabham 5 -68
14
Derek Warwick
Renault 5 -68
15
Philippe Streiff
Tyrrell 1 4 -69
16
Stefan Bellof
Tyrrell 4 -69
17
Andrea de Cesaris
Ligier 3 -70
18
Ivan Capelli
Tyrrell 3 -70
19
René Arnoux
Ferrari 3 -70
20
Gerhard Berger
Arrows 3 -70
21
Martin Brundle
Tyrrell 0 -73
22
Huub Rothengatter
Osella 0 -73
23
John Watson
McLaren 0 -73
24
Pierluigi Martini
Minardi 0 -73
25
Riccardo Patrese
Alfa Romeo 0 -73
26
Eddie Cheever
Alfa Romeo 0 -73
27
Piercarlo Ghinzani
Toleman 0 -73
28
Philippe Alliot
RAM 0 -73
29
Jonathan Palmer
Zakspeed 0 -73
30
Manfred Winkelhock
RAM 0 -73
31
Teo Fabi
Toleman 0 -73
32
Christian Danner
Zakspeed 0 -73
33
Kenny Acheson
RAM 0 -73
34
Mauro Baldi
Spirit 0 -73
35
Alan Jones
Lola 0 -73
36
François Hesnault
Renault 0 -73
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 McLaren 6 12 90
2 Ferrari 2 10 82 -8
3 Williams 4 8 71 -19
4 Team Lotus 3 9 71 -19
5 Brabham 1 2 26 -64
6 Ligier 4 23 -67
7 Renault 2 16 -74
8 Arrows 1 14 -76
9 Tyrrell 7 -83
10 Osella 0 -90
11 Minardi 0 -90
12 Alfa Romeo 0 -90
13 RAM 0 -90
14 Zakspeed 0 -90
15 Toleman 0 -90
16 Spirit 0 -90
17 Lola 0 -90

1985 schedule

Date Race Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
Apr 7th
Brazilian Grand Prix
#2 Alain Prost
Michele Alboreto
Elio de Angelis
Michele Alboreto
Apr 21st
Portuguese Grand Prix
#12 Ayrton Senna
Michele Alboreto
Patrick Tambay
Ayrton Senna
May 5th
San Marino Grand Prix
#11 Elio de Angelis
Thierry Boutsen
Patrick Tambay
Ayrton Senna
May 19th
Monaco Grand Prix
#2 Alain Prost
Michele Alboreto
Elio de Angelis
Ayrton Senna
Jun 16th
Canadian Grand Prix
#27 Michele Alboreto
Stefan Johansson
Alain Prost
Elio de Angelis
Jun 23rd
Detroit Grand Prix
#6 Keke Rosberg
Stefan Johansson
Michele Alboreto
Ayrton Senna
Jul 7th
French Grand Prix
#7 Nelson Piquet
Keke Rosberg
Alain Prost
Keke Rosberg
Jul 21st
British Grand Prix
#2 Alain Prost
Michele Alboreto
Jacques Laffite
Keke Rosberg
Aug 4th
German Grand Prix
#27 Michele Alboreto
Alain Prost
Jacques Laffite
Teo Fabi
Aug 18th
Austrian Grand Prix
#2 Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Michele Alboreto
Alain Prost
Aug 25th
Dutch Grand Prix
#1 Niki Lauda
Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Nelson Piquet
Sep 8th
Italian Grand Prix
#2 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
Sep 15th
Belgian Grand Prix
#12 Ayrton Senna
Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Alain Prost
Oct 6th
European Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Ayrton Senna
Keke Rosberg
Ayrton Senna
Oct 19th
South African Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Keke Rosberg
Alain Prost
Nigel Mansell
Nov 3rd
Australian Grand Prix
#6 Keke Rosberg
Jacques Laffite
Philippe Streiff
Ayrton Senna