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1989 Monaco GP
1988 Mexican GP

1989 Mexican GP

1989 United States GP
1990 Mexican GP
 XIII  Gran Premio de Mexico


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

Details
DateSunday 28 May 1989
Start time14:00
EventMexican GP
CircuitMexico City
Event FormatRace of 69 laps
Race4 of 16
Championship race472
Circuit
Laps69
Circuit Perimeter4421 m
Race Distance4421 × 69 = 305.049 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsMinardi M189 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 39 - 20th Race Entry (Car Number)
Bernd Schneider - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Coloni - 25th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Gabriele Tarquini - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Luis Perez-Sala - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Mauricio Gugelmin - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (181),
2. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyOsella (11),
3. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonOnyx, Zakspeed (7)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (499),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (87),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (87),
4. Most 11th Place FinishesLotus (27),
5. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (111),
6. Most 2nd Fastest LapsAlain Prost (22),
7. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (50),
8. Most 12th Fastest LapsLotus (32),
9. Most 15th Fastest LapsLotus (26),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (1148),
11. Most Failures to QualifyMarch (60),
12. Most 2nd Place QualificationsAlain Prost (36),
13. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (113),
14. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (86),
15. Most 10th Place QualificationsDerek Warwick (15)

Championships
1 Ayrton Senna 27 
same
2 Alain Prost 20 
same
3 Nigel Mansell 9 
same
4 Alessandro Nannini 8 
same
5 Riccardo Patrese 6 
up
6 Michele Alboreto 6 
up
7 Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
down
8 Stefano Modena 4 
down
9 Derek Warwick 4 
down
10 Thierry Boutsen 3 
down
11 Alex Caffi 3 
down
12 Johnny Herbert 3 
down
13 Jonathan Palmer 1 
same
 Gabriele Tarquini 1 
up
15 Martin Brundle 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 47 
same
2 Benetton / Ford 11 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 9 
down
4 Williams / Renault 9 
up
5 Tyrrell / Ford 7 
up
6 Brabham / Judd 5 
down
7 March / Judd 4 
down
8 Arrows / Ford 4 
down
9 Dallara / Ford 3 
down
10 AGS / Ford 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 27
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
DriverAyrton SennaAyrton SennaNigel Mansell
CarMcLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5Ferrari F1-89
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Ferrari 3.5 V12
Time1:35'21.4311'17.8761'20.420
Speed191.941 km/h204.371 km/h197.906 km/h


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