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1989 Hungarian GP
1988 Belgian GP

1989 Belgian GP

1989 Italian GP
1990 Belgian GP
 XLVII  Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 27 August 1989
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 44 laps
Race11 of 16
Championship race479
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
Championship DebutantsEnrico Bertaggia (Driver)
MilestonesEquipe Larrousse - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ford - 5000th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 25th Pole Position (Entrant)
Honda - 50th Win (Engine Manufacturer)
McLaren - 50th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (338),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (529),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (397),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (93),
5. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (77),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (93),
7. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (110),
8. Most 2nd Place Finishes Alain Prost (26),
9. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (109),
10. Most 14th Place FinishesTyrrell (13),
11. Most Fastest Laps Alain Prost (30),
12. Most Race EntriesLotus (1162),
13. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (188),
14. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyOsella (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 QualificationsFerrari (117),
19. Most 6th Place QualificationsFerrari (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 SeasonZakspeed (21),
23. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki (11)

Championships
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  Eddie Cheever 6 
  Michele Alboreto 6 
10  Derek Warwick 6 
up
11  Johnny Herbert 5 
down
12  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
  Stefano Modena 4 
15  Alex Caffi 4 
16  Jean Alesi 3 
  Christian Danner 3 
18  Pierluigi Martini 2 
  RenÚ Arnoux 2 
  Stefan Johansson 2 
21  Gabriele Tarquini 1 
  Martin Brundle 1 
  Luis Perez-Sala 1 
  Jonathan Palmer 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
CarMcLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5McLaren 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


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