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1991 Spanish GP
1990 Japanese GP

1991 Japanese GP

1991 Australian GP
1992 Japanese GP
 XVII  Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 20 October 1991
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitSuzuka
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race515
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter5864 m
Race Distance5864 × 53 = 310.792 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries32
Qualifiers26
Finishers11
Championship Debutants
Karl Wendlinger (Driver),
Naoki Hattori (Driver),
   Suzuka (5864 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 2 - 500th Race Entry (Car Number)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (537),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (434),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (566),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (116),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresAlain Prost (116),
6. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (103),
7. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (49),
8. Most 15th Fastest LapsLotus (28),
9. Most Races LedAyrton Senna (72),
10. Most Laps LedAyrton Senna (2561),
11. Most Race EntriesLotus (1234),
12. Most Race EntriesRiccardo Patrese (224),
13. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyColoni (52),
14. Most 3rd Place QualificationsNigel Mansell (28),
15. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (121),
16. Most 4th Place QualificationsAlain Prost (26),
17. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (101),
18. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (10),
19. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a SeasonJean Alesi (8)

Championships
1 Ayrton Senna 91 
same
2 Nigel Mansell 69 
same
3 Riccardo Patrese 52 
same
4 Gerhard Berger 41 
up
5 Alain Prost 34 
down
6 Nélson Piquet 25 
same
7 Jean Alesi 21 
same
8 Stefano Modena 10 
same
9 Andrea de Cesaris 9 
same
10 Roberto Moreno 8 
same
11 Pierluigi Martini 6 
same
12 J J Lehto 4 
same
13 Bertrand Gachot 4 
same
 Michael Schumacher 4 
same
15 Mika Häkkinen 2 
same
 Martin Brundle 2 
up
 Satoru Nakajima 2 
same
18 Mark Blundell 1 
down
 Aguri Suzuki 1 
down
 Ivan Capelli 1 
down
 Julian Bailey 1 
down
 Éric Bernard 1 
down
 Emanuele Pirro 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 132 
up
2 Williams / Renault 121 
down
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 55 
same
4 Benetton / Ford 37 
same
5 Jordan / Ford 13 
same
6 Tyrrell / Honda 12 
same
7 Minardi / Ferrari 6 
same
8 Dallara / Judd 5 
same
9 Brabham / Yamaha 3 
up
 Lotus / Judd 3 
same
11 Lola / Ford 2 
down
12 Leyton House / Ilmor 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 1
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
DriverGerhard BergerGerhard BergerAyrton Senna
CarMcLaren MP4/6McLaren MP4/6McLaren MP4/6
EngineHonda 3.5 V12Honda 3.5 V12Honda 3.5 V12
Time1:32'10.6951'34.7001'41.532
Speed202.298 km/h222.919 km/h207.919 km/h


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