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1989 French GP
1988 British GP

1989 British GP

1989 German GP
1990 British GP
 XLII  Shell British Grand Prix

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

Details
DateSunday 16 July 1989
Start time14:00
Event British GP
Circuit Silverstone
Event FormatRace of 64 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#8 of 16 in 1989
#476 (of all time)
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
DebutantsAGS JH24 (Car Model)
MilestonesCar 1 – 50th Pole Position (Car Number)
Records Broken 1. Most 4th Place Finishes NÚlson Piquet (14),
2. Most 8th Place Finishes Lotus (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 Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (394),
2. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (335),
3. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (526),
4. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (75),
5. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (90),
6. Most Retirements Riccardo Patrese (108),
7. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (90),
8. Most Race Wins Alain Prost (38),
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (132),
10. Most Fastest Laps Ferrari (112),
11. Most Races Led Alain Prost (60),
12. Most Laps Led Alain Prost (2024),
13. Most Race Entries Lotus (1156),
14. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (185),
15. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Osella (17),
16. Most Poles Ayrton Senna (35),
17. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (38),
18. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (115),
19. Most 4th Place Qualifications Ferrari (110),
20. Most 16th Place Qualifications Lotus (62),
21. Most 22nd Place Qualifications Tyrrell (33),
22. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Zakspeed (15)

World Championship standings
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 up
10  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 up
  Eddie Cheever 4 up
  Stefano Modena 4 up
  Andrea de Cesaris 4 up
14  Alex Caffi 4 up
15  Derek Warwick 4 up
16  Christian Danner 3 up
  Jean Alesi 3 up
18  Pierluigi Martini 2 
  RenÚ Arnoux 2 
  Stefan Johansson 2 
21  Gabriele Tarquini 1 up
  Jonathan Palmer 1 up
  Luis Perez-Sala 1 
  Martin Brundle 1 up
  Olivier Grouillard 1 up
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 up
10  March / Judd 4 up
11  Rial / Ford 3 up
12  Minardi / Ford 3 
  Ligier / Ford 3 
14  Onyx / Ford 2 up
15  AGS / Ford 1 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 1Car 27
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenScuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
Driver Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell
Car McLaren MP4/5 McLaren MP4/5 Ferrari 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