Rio de Janeiro F1 Grand Prix
races and statistics on Rio de Janeiro F1 circuit

Rio de Janeiro F1 Grand Prix

Rio de Janeiro facts

Winners

The winner started from pole in 1 racess. In 1 occasions of them the driver has had the fastest lap. In 1985 Alain Prost won the race after he started from position 6 (the lowest).

Consecutively wins: (2) Carlos Reutemann, Alain Prost

Top drivers : Alain Prost (5); Nelson Piquet (2); Carlos Reutemann (2);

Top teams : McLaren (4); Ferrari (2); Williams (2);

Pole positions

Top drivers at grid Ayrton Senna (3); Michele Alboreto (1); Keke Rosberg (1);

Consecutively poles: (2) Ayrton Senna

In 1984 Jonathan Palmer started the race from position 27 and finish on 8 (best jump).The worst finish was set by Elio de Angelis in 1983 when he started from 0 and finish on 30.

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Fastest laps

SeasonDriverFastest lap
1986 Nelson Piquet 1:27.176
1989 Riccardo Patrese 1:32.507
1988 Gerhard Berger 1:32.943
1987 Nelson Piquet 1:33.861
1984 Alain Prost 1:36.499

clossest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Alain Prost Renault -00:02.990 John Watson McLaren 21 Mar 1982
Alain Prost McLaren -00:03.259 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 7 Apr 1985
Alain Prost McLaren -00:04.054 Nelson Piquet Williams 12 Apr 1987
Carlos Reutemann Williams -00:04.440 Alan Jones Williams 29 Mar 1981
Nigel Mansell Ferrari -00:07.809 Alain Prost McLaren 26 Mar 1989

bigest time difference between 1st and 2nd position

1st placeDifference2nd placeDate
Carlos Reutemann Ferrari -00:49.130 Emerson Fittipaldi Fittipaldi 29 Jan 1978
Alain Prost McLaren -00:40.514 Keke Rosberg Williams 25 Mar 1984
Nelson Piquet Williams -00:34.827 Ayrton Senna Lotus 23 Mar 1986
Alain Prost McLaren -00:09.873 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 3 Apr 1988
Nigel Mansell Ferrari -00:07.809 Alain Prost McLaren 26 Mar 1989

F1 seasons

Season Winner Pole position
1989 Nigel Mansell Ferrari Ayrton Senna McLaren
1988 Alain Prost McLaren Ayrton Senna McLaren
1987 Alain Prost McLaren Nigel Mansell Williams
1986 Nelson Piquet Williams Ayrton Senna Lotus
1985 Alain Prost McLaren Michele Alboreto Ferrari
1984 Alain Prost McLaren Elio de Angelis Lotus
1983 Nelson Piquet Brabham Keke Rosberg Williams
1982 Alain Prost Renault Alain Prost Renault
1981 Carlos Reutemann Williams Nelson Piquet Brabham
1978 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Ronnie Peterson Lotus