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1989 Hungarian GP
1988 Belgian GP

1989 Belgian GP

1989 Italian GP
1990 Belgian GP
 XLVII  Grand Prix de Belgique

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Pre-QualifyingQualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 27 August 1989
Start time14:00
Event Belgian GP
Circuit Spa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 44 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#11 of 16 in 1989
#479 (of all time)
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
DebutantsEnrico Bertaggia (Driver)
MilestonesFord – 5000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Honda – 50th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
 McLaren – 50th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (397),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (338),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (529),
4. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (110),
5. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (77),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (93),
7. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (93),
8. Most 2nd Place Finishes Alain Prost (26),
9. Most 3rd Place Finishes Ferrari (109),
10. Most 14th Place Finishes Tyrrell (13),
11. Most Fastest Laps Alain Prost (30),
12. Most Race Entries Lotus (1162),
13. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (188),
14. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Osella (22),
15. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Aguri Suzuki (11),
16. Most Poles Ayrton Senna (37),
17. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (40),
18. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (117),
19. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (89),
20. Most 10th Place Qualifications Derek Warwick (17),
21. Most 21st Place Qualifications Jonathan Palmer (11),
22. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Zakspeed (21),
23. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki (11)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 2
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
Driver Ayrton Senna Ayrton Senna Alain Prost
Car McLaren MP4/5 McLaren MP4/5 McLaren 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