1988 Mexico Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Mexico City circuit. Full information

1988 Mexico Grand Prix poster

1988 Mexico Grand Prix poster

1988 Mexico Grand Prix

1988 Mexico Grand Prix is 456th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Mexico City circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position, Alain Prost won this race. This was his 31st victory. Ayrton Senna and Gerhard Berger also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 67 laps (296 km).

Previous race: 1988 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1988 Canada Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1988 Mexico Grand Prix

59th victory for the McLaren team
31st victory for the Alain Prost
59th podium for the Alain Prost
27th podium for the Ayrton Senna
8th podium for the Gerhard Berger

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1988 Mexico Grand Prix

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1988 Mexico Grand Prix

1988 Mexico Grand Prix

1988 Mexico Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/4 - 1988 Mexico Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/4 - 1988 Mexico Grand Prix winner

1988 Mexico Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost 9.00  1h 30m 15.737s  ( 196.898 km/h ) 67 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Ayrton Senna 6.00  1h 30m 22.841s  ( +07.104s ) 67 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Gerhard Berger 4.00  1h 31m 13.051s  ( +57.314s ) 67 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Michele Alboreto 3.00   66 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Derek Warwick 2.00   66 USF&G Arrows Megatron
6 Eddie Cheever 1.00   66 USF&G Arrows Megatron
7 Alessandro Nannini 0   65 Benetton Formula Ltd
8 Thierry Boutsen 0   64 Benetton Formula Ltd
9 Yannick Dalmas 0   64 Larrousse & Calmels F1
10 Stefan Johansson 0   63 Ligier Loto
11 Luis Perez-Sala 0   63 Lois Minardi Team
12 Philippe Streiff 0   63 AGS Racing
13 Oscar Larrauri 0   63 Eurobrun Racing
14 Gabriele Tarquini 0   62 Coloni SpA
15 Piercarlo Ghinzani 0   61 West Zakspeed Racing
16 Ivan Capelli 0   61 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Engine 58 Camel Team Lotus Honda
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Clutch 52 Rial Racing
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Engine 27 Camel Team Lotus Honda
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Engine 20 Canon Williams Team
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Engine 16 Canon Williams Team
ab Bernd Schneider 0  Engine 16 West Zakspeed Racing
ab René Arnoux 0  Collision 13 Ligier Loto
ab Alex Caffi 0  Collision 13 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Mauricio Gugelmin 0  Electrics 10 Leyton House March Racing Team
nq Jonathan Palmer 0     Tyrrell Racing Organisation
nq Julian Bailey 0     Tyrrell Racing Organisation
nq Nicola Larini 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq Adrian Campos 0     Lois Minardi Team
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Withdrew 0 Larrousse & Calmels F1
exc Stefano Modena 0  Wing infringement   Eurobrun Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1988 Mexico Grand Prix on the Mexico City circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'17''468 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 1'18''097 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Gerhard Berger 1'18''120 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Nelson Piquet 1'18''946 Camel Team Lotus Honda
5 Michele Alboreto 1'19''626 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
6 Satoru Nakajima 1'20''275 Camel Team Lotus Honda
7 Eddie Cheever 1'20''451 USF&G Arrows Megatron
8 Alessandro Nannini 1'20''740 Benetton Formula Ltd
9 Derek Warwick 1'20''775 USF&G Arrows Megatron
10 Ivan Capelli 1'21''952 Leyton House March Racing Team
11 Thierry Boutsen 1'22''029 Benetton Formula Ltd
12 Andrea De Cesaris 1'22''245 Rial Racing
13 Philippe Alliot 1'22''348 Larrousse & Calmels F1
14 Nigel Mansell 1'22''363 Canon Williams Team
15 Bernd Schneider 1'22''642 West Zakspeed Racing
16 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'22''801 Leyton House March Racing Team
17 Riccardo Patrese 1'22''972 Canon Williams Team
18 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'23''078 West Zakspeed Racing
19 Philippe Streiff 1'23''191 AGS Racing
20 René Arnoux 1'23''287 Ligier Loto
21 Gabriele Tarquini 1'23''603 Coloni SpA
22 Yannick Dalmas 1'23''606 Larrousse & Calmels F1
23 Alex Caffi 1'23''716 BMS Scuderia Italia
24 Stefan Johansson 1'23''721 Ligier Loto
25 Luis Perez-Sala 1'23''857 Lois Minardi Team
26 Oscar Larrauri 1'24''032 Eurobrun Racing
27 Jonathan Palmer 1'24''390 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
28 Nicola Larini 1'24''405 Osella Squadra Corse
29 Julian Bailey 1'25''231 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
30 Adrian Campos 1'26''058 Lois Minardi Team
0 Stefano Modena 0 Eurobrun Racing

List of all cars for the 1988 Mexico Grand Prix on the Mexico City circuit

Lola LC88

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Minardi M188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Benetton B188

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

AGS JH23

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Williams FW12

Judd CV V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Ligier JS31

Judd CV V8 3.5

Osella FA1L

Osella 890T V8 t 1.5

March 881

Judd CV V8 3.5

Zakspeed 881

Zakspeed 1500/4 L4 t 1.5

Lotus 100T

Honda RA168E V6 t 1.5

Dallara 188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Ferrari F187/88C

Ferrari 033E V6 t 1.5

Rial ARC1

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Arrows A10B

Megatron M12/13 L4 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/4

Honda RA168E V6 t 1.5

Tyrrell 017

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Coloni FC188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5