Detroit F1 Grand Prix
races and statistics on Detroit F1 circuit

Detroit F1 Grand Prix

Detroit facts

Winners

The winner started from pole in 3 racess. In 1982 John Watson won the race after he started from position 17 (the lowest).

Consecutively wins: (3) Ayrton Senna

Top drivers : Ayrton Senna (3); Nelson Piquet (1); John Watson (1);

Top teams : Lotus (2); McLaren (2); Brabham (1);

Pole positions

Top drivers at grid Ayrton Senna (3); Nelson Piquet (1); Alain Prost (1);

Consecutively poles: (2) Ayrton Senna

In 1984 Teo Fabi started the race from position 23 and finish on 3 (best jump).The worst finish was set by Marc Surer in 1983 when he started from 5 and finish on 11.

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Fastest laps

SeasonDriverFastest lap
1987 Ayrton Senna 1:40.464
1986 Nelson Piquet 1:41.233
1988 Alain Prost 1:44.836
1985 Ayrton Senna 1:45.612
1984 Derek Warwick 1:46.221

clossest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Michele Alboreto Tyrrell -00:07.702 Keke Rosberg Williams 5 Jun 1983
John Watson McLaren -00:15.726 Eddie Cheever Talbot 6 Jun 1982
Ayrton Senna Lotus -00:31.017 Jacques Laffite Ligier 22 Jun 1986
Nelson Piquet Brabham -00:32.638 Elio de Angelis Lotus 24 Jun 1984
Ayrton Senna Lotus -00:33.819 Nelson Piquet Williams 21 Jun 1987

bigest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Keke Rosberg Williams -00:57.549 Stefan Johansson Ferrari 23 Jun 1985
Ayrton Senna McLaren -00:38.713 Alain Prost McLaren 19 Jun 1988
Ayrton Senna Lotus -00:33.819 Nelson Piquet Williams 21 Jun 1987
Nelson Piquet Brabham -00:32.638 Elio de Angelis Lotus 24 Jun 1984
Ayrton Senna Lotus -00:31.017 Jacques Laffite Ligier 22 Jun 1986

F1 seasons

Season Winner Pole position
1988 Ayrton Senna McLaren Ayrton Senna McLaren
1987 Ayrton Senna Lotus Nigel Mansell Williams
1986 Ayrton Senna Lotus Ayrton Senna Lotus
1985 Keke Rosberg Williams Ayrton Senna Lotus
1984 Nelson Piquet Brabham Nelson Piquet Brabham
1983 Michele Alboreto Tyrrell Rene Arnoux Ferrari
1982 John Watson McLaren Alain Prost Renault