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1988 Japanese GP
1987 Australian GP

1988 Australian GP

1989 Brazilian GP
1989 Australian GP
 LIII  Foster's Australian Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 13 November 1988
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitAdelaide
Event FormatRace of 82 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race468
Circuit
Laps82
Circuit Perimeter3780 m
Race Distance3780 × 82 = 309.960 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries31
Qualifiers26
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsPierre-Henri Raphanel (Driver)
MilestonesAgip - 1000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Honda Marlboro McLaren - 10th Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Larrousse Calmels - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonMcLaren (27),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a SeasonMcLaren (27),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores in a Season Alain Prost (14),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores in a Season Alain Prost (14),
5. Most 2nd Place Finishes in a SeasonMcLaren (10),
6. Most 26th Place Qualifications Piercarlo Ghinzani (8),
7. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a SeasonMcLaren (12)
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (494),
2. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (69),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (83),
4. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (83),
5. Most Race Wins Alain Prost (35),
6. Most Race Wins in a SeasonMcLaren (15),
7. Most Races LedFerrari (237),
8. Most Races Led Alain Prost (55),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (6528),
10. Most Race EntriesLotus (1140),
11. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (33),
12. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (107),
13. Most 13th Place QualificationsLotus (56),
14. Most Poles in a SeasonMcLaren (15),
15. Most Poles in a Season Ayrton Senna (13),
16. Most 2nd Place Qualifications in a Season Alain Prost (10),
17. Most 4th Place Qualifications in a SeasonFerrari (9)

Championships
1  Ayrton Senna 90 
2  Alain Prost 87 
3  Gerhard Berger 41 
4  Thierry Boutsen 27 
5  Michele Alboreto 24 
6  NÚlson Piquet 22 
7  Ivan Capelli 17 
up
8  Derek Warwick 17 
down
9  Nigel Mansell 12 
10  Alessandro Nannini 12 
11  Riccardo Patrese 8 
up
12  Eddie Cheever 6 
down
13  Mauricio Gugelmin 5 
down
14  Jonathan Palmer 5 
down
15  Andrea de Cesaris 3 
16  Satoru Nakajima 1 
  Pierluigi Martini 1 
1 McLaren / Honda 199 
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
3 Benetton / Ford 39 
4 Lotus / Honda 23 
up
5 Arrows / Megatron 23 
down
6 March / Judd 22 
down
7 Williams / Judd 20 
8 Tyrrell / Ford 5 
9 Rial / Ford 3 
10 Minardi / Ford 1 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 11Car 12Car 11
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
Driver Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Alain Prost
CarMcLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4McLaren MP4/4
EngineHonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6THonda 1.5 V6T
Time1:53'14.6761'17.7481'21.216
Speed164.225 km/h175.027 km/h167.553 km/h


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