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1989 Australian GP
1989 United States GP

1990 United States GP

1990 Brazilian GP
1991 United States GP
 XXVII  Iceberg United States Grand Prix

Event Overview • SessionsEntry List
Qualifying Pre-QualifyingQualification
Race Starting GridClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateSunday 11 March 1990
Start time14:00
Event United States GP
Circuit Phoenix
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#1 of 16 in 1990
#485 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter3798 m
Race Distance3798 × 72 = 273.456 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries35
Qualifiers26
Finishers14
Debutants
Claudio Langes (Driver),
Gary Brabham (Driver),
Gianni Morbidelli (Driver),
Leyton House (Car Manufacturer),
Life (Car Manufacturer),
Life (Engine Manufacturer),
Subaru (Engine Manufacturer),
Arrows A11B (Car Model),
Benetton B189B (Car Model),
Coloni C3B (Car Model),
Dallara BMS-190 (Car Model),
EuroBrun ER-189B (Car Model),
Ferrari F1-90 (Car Model),
Leyton House CG901 (Car Model),
   Life F190 (Car Model),
Ligier JS33B (Car Model),
Lola LC89B (Car Model),
Lotus 102 (Car Model),
McLaren MP4/5B (Car Model),
Williams FW13B (Car Model),
Espo Larrousse F1 (Entrant),
Fondmetal Osella (Entrant),
Footwork Arrows Racing (Entrant),
Leyton House Racing (Entrant),
Life Racing Engines (Entrant),
SCM Minardi Team (Entrant),
Scuderia Ferrari SpA (Entrant),
Subaru Coloni Racing (Entrant)
MilestonesBMS Scuderia Italia – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
EuroBrun Racing – 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
 Dallara – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
 EuroBrun – 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place Finishes Riccardo Patrese (13),
2. Most 6th Place Qualifications NÚlson Piquet (14)
Records Extended 1. Most Retirements Lotus (511),
2. Most 4th Place Finishes NÚlson Piquet (16),
3. Most Race Entries Lotus (1174),
4. Most Race Entries Riccardo Patrese (194),
5. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (66),
6. Most 10th Place Qualifications Brabham (56),
7. Most 19th Place Qualifications Lotus (30)

World Championship standings
1  Ayrton Senna 9 
2  Jean Alesi 6 
3  Thierry Boutsen 4 
4  NÚlson Piquet 3 
5  Stefano Modena 2 
6  Satoru Nakajima 1 
1  McLaren / Honda 9 
2  Tyrrell / Ford 7 
3  Williams / Renault 4 
4  Benetton / Ford 3 
5  Brabham / Judd 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 27Car 28Car 28
EntrantHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLarenHonda Marlboro McLaren
Driver Ayrton Senna Gerhard Berger Gerhard Berger
Car McLaren MP4/5B McLaren MP4/5B McLaren MP4/5B
EngineHonda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10Honda 3.5 V10
Time1:52'32.8291'28.6641'31.050
Speed145.782 km/h154.209 km/h150.168 km/h