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1989 Hungarian GP
1988 Belgian GP

1989 Belgian GP

1989 Italian GP
1990 Belgian GP
 XLVII  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 27 August 1989
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 44 laps
Race11 of 16
Championship race479
Circuit
Laps44
Circuit Perimeter6940 m
Race Distance6940 × 44 = 305.360 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Rain
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers16
Championship DebutantsEnrico Bertaggia (Driver)
MilestonesEquipe Larrousse - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ford - 5000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 25th Pole Position (Entrant)
Honda - 50th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
McLaren - 50th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 12th Fastest LapsEddie Cheever (11)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (397),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (529),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (338),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (93),
5. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (77),
6. Most RetirementsRiccardo Patrese (110),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (93),
8. Most 2nd Place FinishesAlain Prost (26),
9. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (109),
10. Most 14th Place FinishesTyrrell (13),
11. Most Fastest LapsAlain Prost (30),
12. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (54),
13. Most 16th Fastest LapsRiccardo Patrese (12),
14. Most Race EntriesLotus (1162),
15. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (188),
16. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyOsella (22),
17. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyAguri Suzuki (11),
18. Most PolesAyrton Senna (37),
19. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (40),
20. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (117),
21. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (89),
22. Most 10th Place QualificationsDerek Warwick (17),
23. Most 21st Place QualificationsJonathan Palmer (11),
24. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (21),
25. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonAguri Suzuki (11)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 62 
same
2 Ayrton Senna 51 
same
3 Nigel Mansell 38 
same
4 Riccardo Patrese 25 
same
5 Thierry Boutsen 20 
same
6 Alessandro Nannini 14 
same
7 NÚlson Piquet 9 
same
8 Eddie Cheever 6 
same
 Michele Alboreto 6 
same
10 Derek Warwick 6 
up
11 Johnny Herbert 5 
down
12 Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
same
 Stefano Modena 4 
up
 Andrea de Cesaris 4 
same
15 Alex Caffi 4 
same
16 Jean Alesi 3 
up
 Christian Danner 3 
same
18 Pierluigi Martini 2 
same
 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
same
 Stefan Johansson 2 
same
21 Luis Perez-Sala 1 
same
 Gabriele Tarquini 1 
same
 Martin Brundle 1 
up
 Olivier Grouillard 1 
same
25 Jonathan Palmer 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 113 
same
2 Williams / Renault 45 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 38 
same
4 Benetton / Ford 19 
same
5 Arrows / Ford 12 
same
6 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
same
7 Lotus / Judd 9 
same
8 Dallara / Ford 8 
same
9 Brabham / Judd 5 
same
10 March / Judd 4 
same
11 Rial / Ford 3 
same
12 Ligier / Ford 3 
same
 Minardi / Ford 3 
same
14 Onyx / Ford 2 
same
15 AGS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 2
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
DriverAyrton SennaAyrton SennaAlain Prost
CarMcLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10
Time1:40'54.1961'50.8672'11.571
Speed181.576 km/h225.351 km/h189.890 km/h


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