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1989 Canadian GP
1988 French GP

1989 French GP

1989 British GP
1990 French GP
 LXXV  Rhone-Poulenc Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 9 July 1989
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitPaul Ricard
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#7 of 16 in 1989
#475 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3813 m
Race Distance3813 × 80 = 305.040 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Very hot, Dry
Participants
Entries39
Qualifiers26
Finishers13
Championship Debutants
Emanuele Pirro (Driver),
Jean Alesi (Driver),
Martin Donnelly (Driver),
   Éric Bernard (Driver),
Benetton B189 (Car Model)
MilestonesHonda Marlboro McLaren - 20th Win (Entrant)
Leyton House March Racing Team - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
 Mauricio Gugelmin - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Roberto Moreno - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
 Alain Prost - 20th Pole Position (Driver)
 Philippe Alliot - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
 Nicola Larini - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Highest 4th Place Finish Ratio Jean Alesi (100.00%),
2. Most Laps Led Alain Prost (1971),
3. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Aguri Suzuki,  Joachim Winkelhock,  Piercarlo Ghinzani,  Volker Weidler (7),
4. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Aguri Suzuki,  Joachim Winkelhock,  Piercarlo Ghinzani,  Volker Weidler (7)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (502),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (525),
3. Most Podium Finishes Ferrari (334),
4. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (393),
5. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (89),
6. Most Podium Finishes Alain Prost (74),
7. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Alain Prost (89),
8. Most Race Wins Alain Prost (37),
9. Most 2nd Place Finishes Ferrari (131),
10. Most Races Led Alain Prost (59),
11. Most Race Entries Lotus (1154),
12. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (184),
13. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify Osella (16),
14. Most 3rd Place Qualifications Ferrari (114),
15. Most 6th Place Qualifications Ferrari (87),
16. Most 19th Place Qualifications Lotus (28),
17. Most Failures to Pre-Qualify in a Season Zakspeed (13)

Championship standings
1  Alain Prost 38 
2  Ayrton Senna 27 
3  Riccardo Patrese 22 
4  Nigel Mansell 15 up
5  Thierry Boutsen 13 up
6  Alessandro Nannini 8 
7  Michele Alboreto 6 
8  Johnny Herbert 5 
9  Mauricio Gugelmin 4 
  Stefano Modena 4 
  Andrea de Cesaris 4 
  Eddie Cheever 4 
13  Alex Caffi 4 
14  Derek Warwick 4 
15  Jean Alesi 3 
  Nélson Piquet 3 
  Christian Danner 3 
18  René Arnoux 2 up
  Stefan Johansson 2 
20  Olivier Grouillard 1 
  Jonathan Palmer 1 up
  Gabriele Tarquini 1 up
  Martin Brundle 1 up
1 McLaren / Honda 65 
2 Williams / Renault 35 
3 Ferrari 15 up
4 Benetton / Ford 13 up
5 Tyrrell / Ford 10 up
6 Dallara / Ford 8 up
7 Arrows / Ford 8 up
8 Brabham / Judd 5 
9 March / Judd 4 
10 Lotus / Judd 3 
 Rial / Ford 3 
12 Ligier / Ford 3 
13 Onyx / Ford 2 
14 AGS / Ford 1 up

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 2Car 2Car 15
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenLeyton House March Racing Team
Driver Alain Prost Alain Prost Mauricio Gugelmin
Car McLaren MP4/5 McLaren MP4/5 March CG891
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Judd 3.5 V8
Time1:38'29.4111'07.2031'12.090
Speed185.830 km/h204.259 km/h190.412 km/h


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