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1989 French GP
1988 British GP

1989 British GP

1989 German GP
1990 British GP
 XLII  Shell British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 16 July 1989
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 64 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race476
Circuit
Laps64
Circuit Perimeter4780 m
Race Distance4780 × 64 = 305.920 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsAGS JH24 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 1 - 50th Pole Position (Car Number)
Car 27 - 20th Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Gerhard Berger - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Stefano Modena - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place Finishes NÚlson Piquet (14),
2. Most 8th Place FinishesLotus (47),
3. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Aguri Suzuki,  Piercarlo Ghinzani,  Volker Weidler (8),
4. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki,  Piercarlo Ghinzani,  Volker Weidler (8)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (526),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (394),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (335),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (90),
5. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (108),
6. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (90),
7. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (75),
8. Most Race Wins Alain Prost (38),
9. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (132),
10. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (112),
11. Most Races Led Alain Prost (60),
12. Most Laps Led Alain Prost (2024),
13. Most Race EntriesLotus (1156),
14. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (185),
15. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyOsella (17),
16. Most Poles Ayrton Senna (35),
17. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (38),
18. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (115),
19. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (110),
20. Most 16th Place QualificationsLotus (62),
21. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTyrrell (33),
22. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (15)

Championships
1  Alain Prost 47 
2  Ayrton Senna 27 
3  Riccardo Patrese 22 
4  Nigel Mansell 21 
5  Thierry Boutsen 13 
6  Alessandro Nannini 12 
7  Michele Alboreto 6 
8  NÚlson Piquet 6 
up
9  Johnny Herbert 5 
down
10  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
down
  Eddie Cheever 4 
down
  Stefano Modena 4 
down
  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
down
14  Alex Caffi 4 
down
15  Derek Warwick 4 
down
16  Jean Alesi 3 
down
  Christian Danner 3 
down
18  RenÚ Arnoux 2 
  Pierluigi Martini 2 
up
  Stefan Johansson 2 
21  Luis Perez-Sala 1 
up
  Olivier Grouillard 1 
down
  Martin Brundle 1 
down
  Gabriele Tarquini 1 
down
  Jonathan Palmer 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 74 
2 Williams / Renault 35 
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 21 
4 Benetton / Ford 17 
5 Tyrrell / Ford 10 
6 Dallara / Ford 8 
7 Arrows / Ford 8 
8 Lotus / Judd 6 
up
9 Brabham / Judd 5 
down
10 March / Judd 4 
down
11 Rial / Ford 3 
down
12 Minardi / Ford 3 
up
 Ligier / Ford 3 
14 Onyx / Ford 2 
down
15 AGS / Ford 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 1Car 27
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell
CarMcLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5Ferrari F1-89
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Ferrari 3.5 V12
Time1:19'22.1311'09.0991'12.017
Speed231.265 km/h249.034 km/h238.944 km/h


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