1
Alain Prost
McLaren
72 pts
2
Nigel Mansell
Williams
70 pts
3
Nelson Piquet
Williams
69 pts
1
Williams
141 pts
Alain Prost is the 1986 Formula 1 World Champion. Prost won 4 out of 16 races and scored a total of 72 points. With 2 points behind Nigel Mansell finished the season in second place and Jacques Laffite as third. Williams won the 1986 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 141 points.
The season started with the 1986 Brazilian Grand Prix on March 23rd. The last race of the season was the 1986 Australian Grand Prix on October 26th.
Number of races
16 races
First race
Brazilian Grand Prix (March 23rd)
Last race
Australian Grand Prix (October 26th)
Most wins
Nigel Mansell (5)
Most pole positions
Ayrton Senna (8)
Most podiums
Alain Prost (11)
Most top 5 finishes
Nigel Mansell (12)
Most points finishes
Alain Prost (13)
Most DNF's
Andrea de Cesaris (14)
Piercarlo Ghinzani (14)

1986 standings

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Alain Prost
McLaren 4 11 72
2
Nigel Mansell
Williams 5 9 70 -2
3
Nelson Piquet
Williams 4 10 69 -3
4
Ayrton Senna
Team Lotus 2 8 55 -17
5
Stefan Johansson
Ferrari 4 23 -49
6
Keke Rosberg
McLaren 1 22 -50
7
Gerhard Berger
Benetton 1 2 17 -55
8
Jacques Laffite
Ligier 2 14 -58
9
Michele Alboreto
Ferrari 1 14 -58
10
René Arnoux
Ligier 14 -58
11
Martin Brundle
Tyrrell 8 -64
12
Alan Jones
Lola 4 -68
13
Johnny Dumfries
Team Lotus 3 -69
14
Philippe Streiff
Tyrrell 3 -69
15
Patrick Tambay
Lola 2 -70
16
Teo Fabi
Benetton 2 -70
17
Riccardo Patrese
Brabham 2 -70
18
Christian Danner
Arrows 1 -71
19
Philippe Alliot
Ligier 1 -71
20
Thierry Boutsen
Arrows 0 -72
21
Derek Warwick
Brabham 0 -72
22
Jonathan Palmer
Zakspeed 0 -72
23
Huub Rothengatter
Zakspeed 0 -72
24
Andrea de Cesaris
Minardi 0 -72
25
Elio de Angelis
Brabham 0 -72
26
Marc Surer
Arrows 0 -72
27
Piercarlo Ghinzani
Osella 0 -72
28
Allen Berg
Osella 0 -72
29
Alessandro Nannini
Minardi 0 -72
30
Alex Caffi
Osella 0 -72
31
Ivan Capelli
AGS 0 -72
32
Eddie Cheever
Lola 0 -72
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 Williams 9 19 141
2 McLaren 4 12 96 -45
3 Team Lotus 2 8 58 -83
4 Ferrari 5 37 -104
5 Ligier 2 29 -112
6 Benetton 1 2 19 -122
7 Tyrrell 11 -130
8 Lola 6 -135
9 Brabham 2 -139
10 Arrows 1 -140
11 Zakspeed 0 -141
12 Minardi 0 -141
13 Osella 0 -141
14 AGS 0 -141

1986 schedule

Date Race Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
Mar 23rd
Brazilian Grand Prix
#6 Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Jacques Laffite
Ayrton Senna
Apr 13th
Spanish Grand Prix
#12 Ayrton Senna
Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Apr 27th
San Marino Grand Prix
#1 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
May 11th
Monaco Grand Prix
#1 Alain Prost
Keke Rosberg
Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
May 25th
Belgian Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Ayrton Senna
Stefan Johansson
Nelson Piquet
Jun 15th
Canadian Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Nigel Mansell
Jun 22nd
Detroit Grand Prix
#12 Ayrton Senna
Jacques Laffite
Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Jul 6th
French Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Jul 13th
British Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Nelson Piquet
Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Jul 27th
German Grand Prix
#6 Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Nigel Mansell
Keke Rosberg
Aug 10th
Hungarian Grand Prix
#6 Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Nigel Mansell
Ayrton Senna
Aug 17th
Austrian Grand Prix
#1 Alain Prost
Michele Alboreto
Stefan Johansson
Teo Fabi
Sep 7th
Italian Grand Prix
#6 Nelson Piquet
Nigel Mansell
Stefan Johansson
Teo Fabi
Sep 21st
Portuguese Grand Prix
#5 Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
Oct 12th
Mexican Grand Prix
#20 Gerhard Berger
Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna
Oct 26th
Australian Grand Prix
#1 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Stefan Johansson
Nigel Mansell