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1989 Spanish GP
1988 Japanese GP

1989 Japanese GP

1989 Australian GP
1990 Japanese GP
 XV  Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 22 October 1989
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitSuzuka
Event FormatRace of 53 laps
Race15 of 16
Championship race483
Circuit
Laps53
Circuit Perimeter5859 m
Race Distance5859 × 53 = 310.527 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsPaolo Barilla (Driver)
MilestonesCar 19 - 1st Win (Car Number)
Alessandro Nannini - 1st Win (Driver)
Honda - 50th Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Judd - 200th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Oscar Larrauri - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 20th Place QualificationsMarch (30),
2. Most 3rd Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (10),
3. Most 5th Place Qualifications in a Season Riccardo Patrese (6)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (508),
2. Most 4th Place Finishes NÚlson Piquet (15),
3. Most Fastest Laps Alain Prost (32),
4. Most Races Led Alain Prost (63),
5. Most Laps Led Alain Prost (2099),
6. Most Race EntriesLotus (1170),
7. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (192),
8. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyZakspeed (28),
9. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Aguri Suzuki (15),
10. Most Poles Ayrton Senna (41),
11. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (41),
12. Most 3rd Place QualificationsFerrari (120),
13. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (112),
14. Most 11th Place QualificationsLotus (47),
15. Most 12th Place QualificationsLotus (53),
16. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (28),
17. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki (15)

Championships
1  Alain Prost 76 
2  Ayrton Senna 60 
3  Nigel Mansell 38 
4  Riccardo Patrese 36 
5  Thierry Boutsen 28 
6  Alessandro Nannini 26 
up
7  Gerhard Berger 21 
down
8  NÚlson Piquet 12 
9  Jean Alesi 8 
10  Derek Warwick 7 
up
11  Michele Alboreto 6 
down
  Stefan Johansson 6 
down
  Eddie Cheever 6 
down
14  Johnny Herbert 5 
15  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
  Stefano Modena 4 
  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
18  Alex Caffi 4 
19  Pierluigi Martini 4 
20  Martin Brundle 4 
up
21  Christian Danner 3 
down
22  RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
23  Jonathan Palmer 2 
down
24  Gabriele Tarquini 1 
  Olivier Grouillard 1 
  Philippe Alliot 1 
  Luis Perez-Sala 1 
1 McLaren / Honda 141 
2 Williams / Renault 64 
up
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 59 
down
4 Benetton / Ford 31 
5 Tyrrell / Ford 16 
6 Arrows / Ford 13 
7 Lotus / Judd 12 
8 Dallara / Ford 8 
9 Brabham / Judd 8 
up
10 Onyx / Ford 6 
down
11 Minardi / Ford 5 
12 March / Judd 4 
13 Rial / Ford 3 
14 Ligier / Ford 3 
15 AGS / Ford 1 
 Lola / Lamborghini 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 19Car 1Car 2
EntrantBenetton Formula LtdHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
Driver Alessandro Nannini Ayrton Senna Alain Prost
CarBenetton B189McLaren MP4/5McLaren MP4/5
EngineFord HB 3.5 V8Honda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10
Time1:35'06.2771'38.0411'43.506
Speed195.907 km/h215.139 km/h203.779 km/h


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