1985 - Success at Spa 24 hour race, again



The trio of Roberto Ravaglia (Italy), Gerhard Berger (Austria) and Marc Surer (Switzerland) was able to repeat the 635 CSi success from 1983 at the Spa-Francorchamps 24 hour race.

After 500 laps with an average speed of 89.807 mph they scored victory.

4 laps behind where the seconds 635 CSi driven by Quester/Cecotto/Destreich.


Third place in german DPM series


Volker Strycek, the overall winner of the 1984 DPM series, was not able to repeat the success this year, by the end of the year he was only 9th.

The only race this year where a BMW 635 CSi finnished first was at Zolder, driver was Harald Grohs.

The overall winner was Per Stureson from Sweden in his Volvo 240 Turbo. This was the beginning of some very successful race seasons for Volvo.


Final standings in DPM 1985


No Driver Car Points
1 Per Stureson Volvo 240 Turbo 117.5
2 Olaf Manthey Rover Vitesse V8 100.0
3 Harald Grohs BMW 635 CSi 96.0
4 Roland Asch Ford Mustang 94.0
5 Peter Oberndorfer Alfa Romeo GTV6 90.0
6 Heinz-Friedrich Pfeil Volvo 240 Turbo 88.0
7 Per-Gunnar Andersson Volvo 240 Turbo 86.0
8 Peter John Chevrolet Camaro 83.5
9 Volker Strycek BMW 635 CSi 80.0
10 Wilfried Vogt BMW 323i 79.0









Season 1984

Season 1986