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1989 Grand Prix of Brazil


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Formula One race number 1 of 16
Sunday, March 26, 1989 at Autodromo Nelson Piquet, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
61 laps on a 5.031 kilometer road course (306.9 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:38:58.74
Average Speed: 186.034 kph
Pole Time: 85.302 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 7.809 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1989 Formula One results   /   1989 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
10204   Michele Alboreto Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 017B / Ford DFR59+2 laps0
122630   Philippe Alliot Equipe Larrousse F1Lola LC88B / Lamborghini 351258+3 laps0
ret 328   Gerhard Berger Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 640 / Ferrari 035/50crash0
ret 45   Thierry Boutsen Canon Williams RenaultWilliams FW12C / Renault RS13engine0
ret137   Martin Brundle Motor Racing Developments Ltd.Brabham BT58 / Judd EV27halfshaft0
ret 716   Ivan Capelli Leyton House RacingMarch 881 / Judd EV22suspension0
ret2410   Eddie Cheever, Jr. US F&G ArrowsArrows A11 / Ford DFR37crash0
141738   Christian Danner Rial RacingRial ARC2 / Ford DFR56+5 laps0
131522   Andrea de Cesaris Scuderia ItaliaDallara F189 / Ford DFR57+4 laps0
92226   Olivier Grouillard Ligier LotoLigier JS33 / Ford DFR60+1 lap0
31215   Mauricio Gugelmin Leyton House RacingMarch 881 / Judd EV61+9.3700
41020   Johnny Herbert Benetton FormulaBenetton B188 / Ford DFR61+10.4930
dsq1917   Nicola Larini Osella Squadra CorseOsella FA1M89 / Ford DFR10disqualified0
1 627   Nigel Mansell Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFACFerrari 640 / Ferrari 035/5611:38:58.74437
ret1623   Pierluigi Martini Lois Minardi TeamMinardi M188B / Ford DFR2chassis0
ret148   Stefano Modena Motor Racing Developments Ltd.Brabham BT58 / Judd EV9halfshaft0
82112   Satoru Nakajima Camel Team LotusLotus 101 / Judd CV60+1 lap0
61119   Alessandro Nannini Benetton FormulaBenetton B188 / Ford DFR61+18.2410
7183   Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell Racing OrganisationTyrrell 017B / Ford DFR60+1 lap0
ret 26   Riccardo Patrese Canon Williams RenaultWilliams FW12C / Renault RS151alternator17
ret2324   Luis Perez-Sala Lois Minardi TeamMinardi M188B / Ford DFR0crash0
ret 911   Nelson Piquet Camel Team LotusLotus 101 / Judd CV10fuel system0
2 52   Alain Prost Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-5 / Honda RA109A61+7.8097
ret2534   Bernd Schneider West Zakspeed RacingZakspeed 891 / Yamaha OX8836crash0
11 11   Ayrton Senna Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-5 / Honda RA109A59+2 laps0
5 89   Derek Warwick US F&G ArrowsArrows A11 / Ford DFR61+17.8660

Fastest Lap: 195.786 kph by Riccardo Patrese

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Yannick Dalmas29Equipe Larrousse F1
28Rene Arnoux25Ligier Loto
29Gregor Foitek33Eurobrun Racing
30Roberto Moreno31Coloni SpA
31Alex Caffi21Scuderia Italia
32Piercarlo Ghinzani18Osella Squadra Corse
33Volker Weidler39Rial Racing
34Pierre-Henri Raphanel32Coloni SpA
35Joachim Winkelhock41Automobiles Gonfaronnaises Sp
36Aguri Suzuki35West Zakspeed Racing
37Stefan Johansson36Moneytron Onyx
38Bertrand Gachot37Moneytron Onyx

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Riccardo Patrese11515
  Nigel Mansell16205
  Riccardo Patrese21222
  Alain Prost23275
  Nigel Mansell284417
  Alain Prost45462
  Nigel Mansell476115

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Nigel Mansell 9    
2   Alain Prost 6   -3  
3   Mauricio Gugelmin 4   -5  
4   Johnny Herbert 3   -6  
5   Derek Warwick 2   -7  
6   Alessandro Nannini 1   -8