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1989 Japanese GP
1988 Australian GP

1989 Australian GP

1990 United States GP
1990 Australian GP
 LIV  Foster's Australian Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 5 November 1989
Start time14:00
EventAustralian GP
CircuitAdelaide
Event FormatRace of 81 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race484
Circuit
Laps70
Circuit Perimeter3780 m
Race Distance3780 × 81 = 306.180 km (scheduled)
3780 × 70 = 264.600 km (raced)
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Rain
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCamel Team Lotus - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Coloni - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Emanuele Pirro - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Satoru Nakajima - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most RetirementsLotus (509),
2. Most Race EntriesLotus (1172),
3. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (193),
4. Most Failures to Pre-QualifyZakspeed (30),
5. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Aguri Suzuki (16),
6. Most Poles Ayrton Senna (42),
7. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Alain Prost (42),
8. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (65),
9. Most 18th Place QualificationsLotus (42),
10. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a SeasonZakspeed (30),
11. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki (16)

Championships
1  Alain Prost 76 
2  Ayrton Senna 60 
3  Riccardo Patrese 40 
up
4  Nigel Mansell 38 
down
5  Thierry Boutsen 37 
6  Alessandro Nannini 32 
7  Gerhard Berger 21 
8  NÚlson Piquet 12 
9  Jean Alesi 8 
10  Derek Warwick 7 
11  Eddie Cheever 6 
  Michele Alboreto 6 
  Stefan Johansson 6 
14  Johnny Herbert 5 
15  Pierluigi Martini 5 
up
16  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
down
  Stefano Modena 4 
down
  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
down
19  Alex Caffi 4 
down
20  Martin Brundle 4 
21  Christian Danner 3 
  Satoru Nakajima 3 
up
23  Emanuele Pirro 2 
up
  RenÚ Arnoux 2 
down
25  Jonathan Palmer 2 
down
26  Philippe Alliot 1 
down
  Gabriele Tarquini 1 
down
  Luis Perez-Sala 1 
down
  Olivier Grouillard 1 
down
1 McLaren / Honda 141 
2 Williams / Renault 77 
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 59 
4 Benetton / Ford 39 
5 Tyrrell / Ford 16 
6 Lotus / Judd 15 
up
7 Arrows / Ford 13 
down
8 Dallara / Ford 8 
9 Brabham / Judd 8 
10 Onyx / Ford 6 
11 Minardi / Ford 6 
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 5Car 1Car 12
EntrantCanon Williams TeamHonda Marlboro McLarenCamel Team Lotus
Driver Thierry Boutsen Ayrton Senna Satoru Nakajima
CarWilliams FW13McLaren MP4/5Lotus 101
EngineRenault 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Judd 3.5 V8
Time2:00'17.4211'16.6651'38.480
Speed131.981 km/h177.500 km/h138.180 km/h


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