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1989 French GP
1988 British GP

1989 British GP

1989 German GP
1990 British GP
 XLII  Shell British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 16 July 1989
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 64 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race476
Circuit
Laps64
Circuit Perimeter4780 m
Race Distance4780 × 64 = 305.920 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsAGS JH24 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 1 - 50th Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 27 - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Gerhard Berger - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Stefano Modena - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place FinishesNÚlson Piquet (14),
2. Most 8th Place FinishesLotus (47),
3. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyAguri Suzuki, Piercarlo Ghinzani, Volker Weidler (8),
4. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonAguri Suzuki, Piercarlo Ghinzani, Volker Weidler (8)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (394),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (526),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (335),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (90),
5. Most Podium FinishesAlain Prost (75),
6. Most RetirementsRiccardo Patrese (108),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (90),
8. Most Race WinsAlain Prost (38),
9. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (132),
10. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (112),
11. Most 2nd Fastest LapsAlain Prost (24),
12. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (53),
13. Most 15th Fastest LapsLotus (27),
14. Most 21st Fastest LapsTyrrell (18),
15. Most 24th Fastest LapsOsella (22),
16. Most Races LedAlain Prost (60),
17. Most Laps LedAlain Prost (2024),
18. Most Race EntriesLotus (1156),
19. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (185),
20. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyOsella (17),
21. Most PolesAyrton Senna (35),
22. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (38),
23. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (115),
24. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (110),
25. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (62),
26. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTyrrell (33),
27. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (15)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 47 
same
2 Ayrton Senna 27 
same
3 Riccardo Patrese 22 
same
4 Nigel Mansell 21 
same
5 Thierry Boutsen 13 
same
6 Alessandro Nannini 12 
same
7 Michele Alboreto 6 
same
8 NÚlson Piquet 6 
up
9 Johnny Herbert 5 
down
10 Eddie Cheever 4 
down
 Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
down
 Stefano Modena 4 
down
 Andrea de Cesaris 4 
down
14 Alex Caffi 4 
down
15 Derek Warwick 4 
down
16 Jean Alesi 3 
down
 Christian Danner 3 
down
18 Pierluigi Martini 2 
up
 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
same
 Stefan Johansson 2 
same
21 Jonathan Palmer 1 
up
 Luis Perez-Sala 1 
up
 Gabriele Tarquini 1 
down
 Martin Brundle 1 
down
 Olivier Grouillard 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 74 
same
2 Williams / Renault 35 
same
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 21 
same
4 Benetton / Ford 17 
same
5 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
same
6 Dallara / Ford 8 
same
7 Arrows / Ford 8 
same
8 Lotus / Judd 6 
up
9 Brabham / Judd 5 
down
10 March / Judd 4 
down
11 Rial / Ford 3 
down
12 Ligier / Ford 3 
same
 Minardi / Ford 3 
up
14 Onyx / Ford 2 
down
15 AGS / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 1Car 27
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverAlain ProstAyrton SennaNigel Mansell
CarMcLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5Ferrari F1-89
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Ferrari 3.5 V12
Time1:19'22.1311'09.0991'12.017
Speed231.265 km/h249.034 km/h238.944 km/h


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