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1989 Spanish GP
1988 Japanese GP

1989 Japanese GP

1989 Australian GP
1990 Japanese GP
 XV  Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 22 October 1989
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitSuzuka
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race483
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter5859 m
Race Distance5859 × 53 = 310.527 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsPaolo Barilla (Driver)
MilestonesCar 19 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alessandro Nannini - 1st Win (Driver)
Honda - 50th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Judd - 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Oscar Larrauri - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place QualificationsMarch (30),
2. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (10),
3. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a SeasonRiccardo Patrese (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (508),
2. Most 4th Place FinishesNÚlson Piquet (15),
3. Most Fastest LapsAlain Prost (32),
4. Most 2nd Fastest LapsFerrari (55),
5. Most 5th Fastest LapsFerrari (49),
6. Most 7th Fastest LapsRiccardo Patrese (12),
7. Most 11th Fastest LapsLotus (34),
8. Most 11th Fastest LapsNÚlson Piquet (12),
9. Most Races LedAlain Prost (63),
10. Most Laps LedAlain Prost (2099),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (1170),
12. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (192),
13. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyZakspeed (28),
14. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyAguri Suzuki (15),
15. Most PolesAyrton Senna (41),
16. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (41),
17. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (120),
18. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (112),
19. Most 11th Place QualificationsLotus (47),
20. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (53),
21. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (28),
22. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonAguri Suzuki (15)

Championships
1 Alain Prost 76 
same
2 Ayrton Senna 60 
same
3 Nigel Mansell 38 
same
4 Riccardo Patrese 36 
same
5 Thierry Boutsen 28 
same
6 Alessandro Nannini 26 
up
7 Gerhard Berger 21 
down
8 NÚlson Piquet 12 
same
9 Jean Alesi 8 
same
10 Derek Warwick 7 
up
11 Eddie Cheever 6 
down
 Michele Alboreto 6 
down
 Stefan Johansson 6 
down
14 Johnny Herbert 5 
same
15 Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
same
 Stefano Modena 4 
same
 Andrea de Cesaris 4 
same
18 Alex Caffi 4 
same
19 Pierluigi Martini 4 
same
20 Martin Brundle 4 
up
21 Christian Danner 3 
down
22 RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
23 Jonathan Palmer 2 
down
24 Luis Perez-Sala 1 
same
 Gabriele Tarquini 1 
same
 Olivier Grouillard 1 
same
 Philippe Alliot 1 
same
1 McLaren / Honda 141 
same
2 Williams / Renault 64 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 59 
down
4 Benetton / Ford 31 
same
5 Tyrrell / Ford 16 
same
6 Arrows / Ford 13 
same
7 Lotus / Judd 12 
same
8 Dallara / Ford 8 
same
9 Brabham / Judd 8 
up
10 Onyx / Ford 6 
down
11 Minardi / Ford 5 
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 19Car 1Car 2
EntrantBenetton Formula LtdHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
DriverAlessandro NanniniAyrton SennaAlain Prost
CarBenetton B189McLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5
EngineFord HB 3.5 V8Honda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10
Time1:35'06.2771'38.0411'43.506
Speed195.907 km/h215.139 km/h203.779 km/h


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