Races Counted Towards WC
||Top 6 (9,6,4,3,2,1)||Half points awarded for races stopped before three-quarter-distance is completed. Best 11 scores were counted towards Drivers' Championship. Second drivers of teams that officially entered only one car were not eligible for points. This affected Yannick Dalmas (Larrousse) who finished fifth at the Australian GP. His points were not redistributed. For Nelson Piquet, only his eleven best results were counted.