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1989 Season
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1989 Japanese GP
1988 Australian GP

1989 Australian GP

1990 United States GP
1990 Australian GP
 LIV  Foster's Australian Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 5 November 1989
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitAdelaide
Event FormatRace of 81 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race484
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter3780 m
Race Distance3780 × 81 = 306.180 km (scheduled)
3780 × 70 = 264.600 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Rain
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCamel Team Lotus - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Coloni - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Emanuele Pirro - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Satoru Nakajima - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Fastest LapsNÚlson Piquet (12)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (509),
2. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (45),
3. Most 9th Fastest LapsLotus (42),
4. Most 22nd Fastest LapsPhilippe Alliot (11),
5. Most 24th Fastest LapsOsella (25),
6. Most 24th Fastest LapsPiercarlo Ghinzani (9),
7. Most Race EntriesLotus (1172),
8. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (193),
9. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyZakspeed (30),
10. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyAguri Suzuki (16),
11. Most PolesAyrton Senna (42),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (42),
13. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (65),
14. Most 18th Place QualificationsLotus (42),
15. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (30),
16. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonAguri Suzuki (16)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 76 
same
2 Ayrton Senna 60 
same
3 Riccardo Patrese 40 
up
4 Nigel Mansell 38 
down
5 Thierry Boutsen 37 
same
6 Alessandro Nannini 32 
same
7 Gerhard Berger 21 
same
8 NÚlson Piquet 12 
same
9 Jean Alesi 8 
same
10 Derek Warwick 7 
same
11 Eddie Cheever 6 
same
 Michele Alboreto 6 
same
 Stefan Johansson 6 
same
14 Johnny Herbert 5 
same
15 Pierluigi Martini 5 
up
16 Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
down
 Stefano Modena 4 
down
 Andrea de Cesaris 4 
down
19 Alex Caffi 4 
down
20 Martin Brundle 4 
same
21 Satoru Nakajima 3 
up
 Christian Danner 3 
same
23 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
 Emanuele Pirro 2 
up
25 Jonathan Palmer 2 
down
26 Luis Perez-Sala 1 
down
 Gabriele Tarquini 1 
down
 Olivier Grouillard 1 
down
 Philippe Alliot 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 141 
same
2 Williams / Renault 77 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 59 
same
4 Benetton / Ford 39 
same
5 Tyrrell / Ford 16 
same
6 Lotus / Judd 15 
up
7 Arrows / Ford 13 
down
8 Dallara / Ford 8 
same
9 Brabham / Judd 8 
same
10 Onyx / Ford 6 
same
11 Minardi / Ford 6 
same
12 March / Judd 4 
same
13 Rial / Ford 3 
same
14 Ligier / Ford 3 
same
15 Lola / Lamborghini 1 
same
 AGS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 1Car 12
EntrantCanon Williams TeamHonda Marlboro McLarenCamel Team Lotus
DriverThierry BoutsenAyrton SennaSatoru Nakajima
CarWilliams FW13McLaren MP4/5Lotus 101
EngineRenault 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Judd 3.5 V8
Time2:00'17.4211'16.6651'38.480
Speed131.981 km/h177.500 km/h138.180 km/h


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