1988 Season
o  Season Overview
o  Drivers' Championship
o  Constructors' Championship
o  Race Results
o  Poles and Fastest Laps
o  Participations Matrix
o  Line-Up
o  Calendar

o  Drivers
o  Teams
o  Cars
o  Engines
o  Tyres
o  Lubricants
o  Entrants
o  Designers
o  Car Numbers
o  Sponsors
o  Events
o  Circuits

o  Previous Seasons
o  Drivers' Championships
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o  Data Search
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o  Acknowledgments
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1987 Australian GP
1987 Brazilian GP

1988 Brazilian GP

1988 San Marino GP
1989 Brazilian GP
 XVII  Grande Prêmio do Brasil

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

DateSunday 3 April 1988
Start time14:00
EventBrazilian GP
Event FormatRace of 61 laps
Race1 of 16
Championship race453
Circuit Perimeter5031 m
Race Distance5031 × 61 = 306.891 km (scheduled)
5031 × 60 = 301.860 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Championship Debutants
Bernd Schneider (Driver),
Julian Bailey (Driver),
Luis Perez-Sala (Driver),
Mauricio Gugelmin (Driver),
Oscar Larrauri (Driver),
Dallara (Car Manufacturer),
EuroBrun (Car Manufacturer),
Rial (Car Manufacturer),
Judd (Engine Manufacturer),
Osella (Engine Manufacturer),
AGS JH23 (Car Model),
Arrows A10B (Car Model),
Benetton B188 (Car Model),
Coloni FC-188 (Car Model),
Dallara 3087 (Car Model),
EuroBrun ER-188 (Car Model),
Ferrari F1-87/88C (Car Model),
Ligier JS31 (Car Model),
   Lola LC88 (Car Model),
Lotus 100T (Car Model),
March 881 (Car Model),
McLaren MP4/4 (Car Model),
Minardi M188 (Car Model),
Rial ARC-01 (Car Model),
Tyrrell 017 (Car Model),
Williams FW12 (Car Model),
Zakspeed 881 (Car Model),
Automobiles Gonfaronaise Sportive (Entrant),
BMS Scuderia Italia (Entrant),
Canon Williams Team (Entrant),
Coloni SpA (Entrant),
EuroBrun Racing (Entrant),
Honda Marlboro McLaren (Entrant),
Lois Minardi Team (Entrant),
Rial Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesAgip - 50th Fastest Lap (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Derek Warwick - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 1st Win (Entrant)
Larrousse Calmels - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC - 75th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Thierry Boutsen - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (42),
2. Most 16th Fastest LapsTyrrell (25)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (376),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (508),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (325),
4. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (56),
5. Most RetirementsRiccardo Patrese (98),
6. Most Race WinsAlain Prost (29),
7. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (128),
8. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (107),
9. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (52),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (1110),
11. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (99),
12. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (84)

1 Alain Prost 9
2 Gerhard Berger 6
3 Nélson Piquet 4
4 Derek Warwick 3
5 Michele Alboreto 2
6 Satoru Nakajima 1
1 McLaren / Honda 9
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 8
3 Lotus / Honda 5
4 Arrows / Megatron 3

 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 12Car 28
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverAlain ProstAyrton SennaGerhard Berger
CarMcLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4Ferrari F1-87/88C
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6TFerrari 1.5 V6T
Speed188.438 km/h205.589 km/h194.868 km/h

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