First pole position for Nigel MANSELL
90th pole position for Lotus as constructor
34th pole position for Renault as engine builder

Average : 144.718 km/h
Nigel MANSELL

1. N.MANSELL
Lotus Renault
1'37''041

4. R.ARNOUX
Ferrari
1'37''785
3. D.WARWICK
Renault
1'37''708

6. A.SENNA
Toleman Hart
1'38''256


10. P.TAMBAY
Renault
1'38''907
9. M.ALBORETO
Ferrari
1'38''793

12. N.PIQUET
Brabham BMW
1'39''439
11. C.FABI
Brabham BMW
1'38''960

14. E.CHEEVER
Alfa Romeo
1'39''911
13. M.WINKELHOCK
ATS BMW
1'39''860

15. J.CECOTTO
Toleman Hart
1'40''027


20. T.BOUTSEN
Arrows BMW
1'41''318

22. M.SURER
Arrows BMW
1'42''592
21. R.PATRESE
Alfa Romeo
1'41''328

24. J.LAFFITE
Williams Honda
1'43''304

25. J.PALMER
RAM Hart
1'44''676
R. Arnoux started from the back of the grid following a problem on the pre-grid.
M. Winkelhock started from the back of the grid following an engine failure before the race.