The 1985 Portuguese Grand prix saw the first ever pole for the world-famous Ayrton Senna. A wet grand prix saw the Brazilian driver, who was already a star due to performances in Formula ford, F3 and the unfancied Toleman team drive an incredible race to win from the Ferrari of Michele Alboreto. The turbo powered Lotus 87 was a fierce car to tame, especially in the pouring wet conditions of the race. Senna had led every single lap and was a lap ahead of the entire field except for the second place Ferrari. A true testament to his almost supernatural ability.