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1988 Japanese GP
1987 Australian GP

1988 Australian GP

1989 Brazilian GP
1989 Australian GP
 LIII  Foster's Australian Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 November 1988
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitAdelaide
Event FormatRace of 82 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race468
Circuit
Laps82
Circuit Perimeter3780 m
Race Distance3780 × 82 = 309.960 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers26
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsPierre-Henri Raphanel (Driver)
MilestonesAgip - 1000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Larrousse Calmels - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonMcLaren (27),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonMcLaren (27),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonAlain Prost (14),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonAlain Prost (14),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a SeasonMcLaren (10),
6. Most 9th Fastest LapsRiccardo Patrese (11),
7. Most 26th Place QualificationsPiercarlo Ghinzani (8),
8. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonMcLaren (12)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (494),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (83),
3. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (69),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (83),
5. Most Race WinsAlain Prost (35),
6. Most Race Wins in a SeasonMcLaren (15),
7. Most 8th Fastest LapsFerrari (34),
8. Most 17th Fastest LapsLotus (25),
9. Most 18th Fastest LapsEddie Cheever (12),
10. Most Races LedFerrari (237),
11. Most Races LedAlain Prost (55),
12. Most Laps LedFerrari (6528),
13. Most Race EntriesLotus (1140),
14. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (33),
15. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (107),
16. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (56),
17. Most Poles in a SeasonMcLaren (15),
18. Most Poles in a SeasonAyrton Senna (13),
19. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonAlain Prost (10),
20. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (9)

Championships
1 Ayrton Senna 90 
same
2 Alain Prost 87 
same
3 Gerhard Berger 41 
same
4 Thierry Boutsen 27 
same
5 Michele Alboreto 24 
same
6 NÚlson Piquet 22 
same
7 Ivan Capelli 17 
up
8 Derek Warwick 17 
down
9 Nigel Mansell 12 
same
10 Alessandro Nannini 12 
same
11 Riccardo Patrese 8 
up
12 Eddie Cheever 6 
down
13 Mauricio Gugelmin 5 
down
14 Jonathan Palmer 5 
down
15 Andrea de Cesaris 3 
same
16 Pierluigi Martini 1 
same
 Satoru Nakajima 1 
same
1 McLaren / Honda 199 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
same
3 Benetton / Ford 39 
same
4 Lotus / Honda 23 
up
5 Arrows / Megatron 23 
down
6 March / Judd 22 
down
7 Williams / Judd 20 
same
8 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
same
9 Rial / Ford 3 
same
10 Minardi / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 12Car 11
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
DriverAlain ProstAyrton SennaAlain Prost
CarMcLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:53'14.6761'17.7481'21.216
Speed164.225 km/h175.027 km/h167.553 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led