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1988 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 15 of 16
Sunday, October 30, 1988 at Suzuka Circuitland, Suzuka City, Japan
51 laps on a 5.859 kilometer road course (298.8 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:33:26.17
Average Speed: 191.893 kph
Pole Time: 101.853 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 13.363 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1988 Formula One results   /   1988 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 112   Ayrton Senna Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-4 / Honda RA168E511:33:26.17324
2 211   Alain Prost Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-4 / Honda RA168E51+13.36326
31020   Thierry Boutsen Benetton FormulaBenetton B188 / Ford Cosworth DFR51+36.1090
4 328   Gerhard Berger Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari F187/88C / Ferrari 033E51+86.7140
51219   Alessandro Nannini Benetton FormulaBenetton B188 / Ford Cosworth DFR51+90.6030
6116   Riccardo Patrese Canon WilliamsWilliams FW12 / Judd CV51+97.6150
7 62   Satoru Nakajima Camel Team Lotus HondaLotus 100T / Honda RA168E50+1 lap0
81814   Philippe Streiff Team AGSAGS JH23 / Ford Cosworth DFZ50+1 lap0
91930   Philippe Alliot Larrousse & Calmels F1Lola LC88 / Ford Cosworth DFZ50+1 lap0
101315   Mauricio Gugelmin Leyton House March Racing TeamMarch 881 / Judd CV50+1 lap0
11 927   Michele Alboreto Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari F187/88C / Ferrari 033E50+1 lap0
12163   Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 017 / Ford Cosworth DFZ50+1 lap0
131723   Pierluigi Martini Minardi TeamMinardi M188 / Ford Cosworth DFZ49+2 laps0
14264   Julian Bailey Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 017 / Ford Cosworth DFZ49+2 laps0
152224   Luis Perez-Sala Minardi TeamMinardi M188 / Ford Cosworth DFZ49+2 laps0
162029   Aguri Suzuki Larrousse & Calmels F1Lola LC88 / Ford Cosworth DFZ48+3 laps0
172325   Rene Arnoux Ligier LotoLigier JS31 / Judd CV48+3 laps0
ret1422   Andrea de Cesaris Rial RacingRial ARC01 / Ford Cosworth DFZ36overheating0
ret1518   Eddie Cheever, Jr. US F&G Arrows MegatronArrows A10B / Megatron M1235ignition0
ret2421   Nicola Larini Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1L / Alfa Romeo 890T34brakes0
ret 51   Nelson Piquet Camel Team Lotus HondaLotus 100T / Honda RA168E34driver ill0
ret 85   Nigel Mansell Canon WilliamsWilliams FW12 / Judd CV24crash0
ret2136   Alex Caffi Scuderia ItaliaDallara BMS-F188 / Ford Cosworth DFZ22spun off0
ret 416   Ivan Capelli Leyton House March Racing TeamMarch 881 / Judd CV19electrical1
ret 717   Derek Warwick US F&G Arrows MegatronArrows A10B / Megatron M1216spun off0
ret2510   Bernd Schneider Zakspeed RacingZakspeed 881 / Zakspeed 1500/R14driver ill0

Fastest Lap: 198.375 kph by Ayrton Senna

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Stefan Johansson26Ligier Loto
28Oscar Larrauri32Eurobrun Racing
29Piercarlo Ghinzani9Zakspeed Racing
30Stefano Modena33Eurobrun Racing
31Gabriele Tarquini31Coloni Racing

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Alain Prost11515
  Ivan Capelli16161
  Alain Prost172711
  Ayrton Senna285124

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alain Prost 96    
2   Ayrton Senna 88   -8  
3   Gerhard Berger 41   -55  
4   Thierry Boutsen 25   -71  
5   Michele Alboreto 24   -72  
6   Nelson Piquet 18   -78  
7   Derek Warwick 17   -79  
8   Ivan Capelli 16   -80  
9   Nigel Mansell 12   -84  
10   Alessandro Nannini 12   -84  
11   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 6   -90  
12   Mauricio Gugelmin 5   -91  
13   Jonathan Palmer 5   -91  
14   Riccardo Patrese 5   -91  
15   Andrea de Cesaris 3   -93  
16   Pierluigi Martini 1   -95  
17   Satoru Nakajima 1   -95