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1991 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 15 of 16
Sunday, October 20, 1991 at Suzuka Circuitland, Suzuka City, Japan
53 laps on a 5.864 kilometer road course (310.792 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:32:10.695
Average speed: 202.298 kph
Pole time: 94.7 seconds
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: .344 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1991 Formula One results   /   1991 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 12   Gerhard Berger Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-6 / Honda RA121E531:32:10.6951810
2 21   Ayrton Senna Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren MP4-6 / Honda RA121E53+0.344336
3 56   Riccardo Patrese Canon Williams RenaultWilliams FW14 / Renault RS353+56.73124
4 427   Alain Prost Scuderia Ferrari SpAFerrari 643 / Ferrari 03753+80.76103
5197   Martin Brundle Motor Racing Developments Ltd.Brabham BT60Y / Yamaha OX9952+1 lap02
6144   Stefano Modena Braun Tyrrell HondaTyrrell 020 / Honda RA101E52+1 lap01
71020   Nelson Piquet Camel Benetton FordBenetton B191 / Ford HB552+1 lap00
81815   Mauricio Gugelmin Leyton House RacingLeyton House CG911 / Ilmor 2175A52+1 lap00
91725   Thierry Boutsen Ligier GitanesLigier JS35B / Lamborghini 351252+1 lap00
102610   Alex Caffi Footwork Grand Prix InternationalFootwork FA12C / Ford DFR51+2 laps00
112414   Gabriele Tarquini Fondmetal F1 SpAFondmetal Fomet-1 / Ford DFR50+3 laps00
ret2026   Erik Comas Ligier GitanesLigier JS35B / Lamborghini 351241alternator00
ret 723   Pierluigi Martini SCM Minardi TeamMinardi M191 / Ferrari 03739electrical00
ret 919   Michael Schumacher Camel Benetton FordBenetton B191 / Ford HB534engine00
ret2312   Johnny Herbert Team LotusLotus 102B / Judd EV31engine00
ret153   Satoru Nakajima Braun Tyrrell HondaTyrrell 020 / Honda RA101E30spun off00
ret2530   Aguri Suzuki Larrousse F1Lola LC91 / Ford DFR26engine00
ret 824   Gianni Morbidelli SCM Minardi TeamMinardi M191 / Ferrari 03715wheel00
ret 35   Nigel Mansell Canon Williams RenaultWilliams FW14 / Renault RS39spun off00
ret1332   Alex Zanardi Team 7-Up JordanJordan 191 / Ford HB47gearbox00
ret2111   Mika Hakkinen Team LotusLotus 102B / Judd EV4engine00
ret1133   Andrea de Cesaris Team 7-Up JordanJordan 191 / Ford HB41crash00
ret1222   J.J. Lehto Scuderia Italia SpADallara 191 / Judd GV1crash00
ret1621   Emanuele Pirro Scuderia Italia SpADallara 191 / Judd GV1crash00
ret2216   Karl Wendlinger Leyton House RacingLeyton House CG911 / Ilmor 2175A1crash00
ret 628   Jean Alesi Scuderia Ferrari SpAFerrari 643 / Ferrari 0370engine00

Fastest Lap: 207.919 kph by Ayrton Senna

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
27Michele Alboreto9Footwork Grand Prix Intl.
28Nicola Larini34Modena Team SpA
29Eric van de Poele35Modena Team SpA
30Eric Bernard29Larrousse F1
31Mark Blundell8Motor Racing Developments Ltd.
32Naoki Hattori31Coloni SpA

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Gerhard Berger11717
  Ayrton Senna18214
  Riccardo Patrese22232
  Ayrton Senna245229
  Gerhard Berger53531

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ayrton Senna 91    
2   Nigel Mansell 69   -22  
3   Riccardo Patrese 52   -39  
4   Gerhard Berger 41   -50  
5   Alain Prost 34   -57  
6   Nelson Piquet 25   -66  
7   Jean Alesi 21   -70  
8   Stefano Modena 10   -81  
9   Andrea de Cesaris 9   -82  
10   Roberto Moreno 8   -83  
11   Pierluigi Martini 6   -85  
12   Michael Schumacher 4   -87  
12   J.J. Lehto 4   -87  
12   Bertrand Gachot 4   -87  
15   Martin Brundle 2   -89  
15   Mika Hakkinen 2   -89  
15   Satoru Nakajima 2   -89  
18   Aguri Suzuki 1   -90  
18   Mark Blundell 1   -90  
18   Ivan Capelli 1   -90  
18   Emanuele Pirro 1   -90