1988 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Detroit circuit. Full information

1988 USA Grand Prix poster

1988 USA Grand Prix poster

1988 USA Grand Prix

1988 USA Grand Prix is 458th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Detroit circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position and this race. This was his 9th victory. Alain Prost and Thierry Boutsen also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 63 laps (253 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1988 Canada Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1988 France Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1988 USA Grand Prix

61st victory for the McLaren team
9th victory for the Ayrton Senna
29th podium for the Ayrton Senna
61st podium for the Alain Prost
4th podium for the Thierry Boutsen

Ayrton Senna - Winner of the 1988 USA Grand Prix

Ayrton Senna - Winner of the 1988 USA Grand Prix

1988 USA Grand Prix

1988 USA Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/4 - 1988 USA Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/4 - 1988 USA Grand Prix winner

1988 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Ayrton Senna 9.00  1h 54m 56.035s  ( 132.310 km/h ) 63 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 6.00  1h 55m 34.748s  ( +38.713s ) 63 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Thierry Boutsen 4.00   62 Benetton Formula Ltd
4 Andrea De Cesaris 3.00   62 Rial Racing
5 Jonathan Palmer 2.00   62 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
6 Pierluigi Martini 1.00   62 Lois Minardi Team
7 Yannick Dalmas 0   61 Larrousse & Calmels F1
8 Alex Caffi 0   61 BMS Scuderia Italia
9 Julian Bailey 0  Accident 59 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Luis Perez-Sala 0  Gearbox 54 Lois Minardi Team
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Transmission 46 Larrousse & Calmels F1
ab Stefano Modena 0  Accident 46 Eurobrun Racing
ab René Arnoux 0  Engine 45 Ligier Loto
ab Michele Alboreto 0  Collision 45 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Mauricio Gugelmin 0  Engine 34 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Spin 26 Camel Team Lotus Honda
ab Riccardo Patrese 0  Electronics 26 Canon Williams Team
ab Oscar Larrauri 0  Gearbox 26 Eurobrun Racing
ab Derek Warwick 0  Accident 24 USF&G Arrows Megatron
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Electronics 18 Canon Williams Team
ab Philippe Streiff 0  Accident 15 AGS Racing
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Electronics 14 USF&G Arrows Megatron
ab Alessandro Nannini 0  Suspension 14 Benetton Formula Ltd
ab Nicola Larini 0  Engine 7 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Gerhard Berger 0  Puncture 6 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Stefan Johansson 0  Overheating 2 Ligier Loto
nq Satoru Nakajima 0     Camel Team Lotus Honda
nq Piercarlo Ghinzani 0     West Zakspeed Racing
nq Bernd Schneider 0     West Zakspeed Racing
np Ivan Capelli 0  Accident   Leyton House March Racing Team
npq Gabriele Tarquini 0     Coloni SpA

Qualifying Results for the 1988 USA Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'40''606 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Gerhard Berger 1'41''464 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
3 Michele Alboreto 1'41''700 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Alain Prost 1'42''019 Honda Marlboro McLaren
5 Thierry Boutsen 1'42''690 Benetton Formula Ltd
6 Nigel Mansell 1'42''897 Canon Williams Team
7 Alessandro Nannini 1'43''117 Benetton Formula Ltd
8 Nelson Piquet 1'43''314 Camel Team Lotus Honda
9 Derek Warwick 1'43''799 USF&G Arrows Megatron
10 Riccardo Patrese 1'43''810 Canon Williams Team
11 Philippe Streiff 1'44''204 AGS Racing
12 Andrea De Cesaris 1'44''216 Rial Racing
13 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'44''474 Leyton House March Racing Team
14 Philippe Alliot 1'44''590 Larrousse & Calmels F1
15 Eddie Cheever 1'44''948 USF&G Arrows Megatron
16 Pierluigi Martini 1'45''048 Lois Minardi Team
17 Jonathan Palmer 1'45''268 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
18 Stefan Johansson 1'45''275 Ligier Loto
19 Stefano Modena 1'45''304 Eurobrun Racing
20 René Arnoux 1'45''437 Ligier Loto
21 Ivan Capelli 1'45''544 Leyton House March Racing Team
22 Alex Caffi 1'45''750 BMS Scuderia Italia
23 Julian Bailey 1'46''286 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
24 Oscar Larrauri 1'46''390 Eurobrun Racing
25 Yannick Dalmas 1'46''422 Larrousse & Calmels F1
26 Luis Perez-Sala 1'46''593 Lois Minardi Team
27 Nicola Larini 1'46''623 Osella Squadra Corse
28 Satoru Nakajima 1'47''243 Camel Team Lotus Honda
29 Bernd Schneider 1'48''249 West Zakspeed Racing
30 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'48''925 West Zakspeed Racing
31 Gabriele Tarquini 1'47''312 Coloni SpA

List of all cars for the 1988 USA Grand Prix on the Detroit circuit

Osella FA1L

Osella 890T V8 t 1.5

Ferrari F187/88C

Ferrari 033E V6 t 1.5

Coloni FC188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Tyrrell 017

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

AGS JH23

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Ligier JS31

Judd CV V8 3.5

Dallara 188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Lotus 100T

Honda RA168E V6 t 1.5

McLaren MP4/4

Honda RA168E V6 t 1.5

Benetton B188

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Minardi M188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER188

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Zakspeed 881

Zakspeed 1500/4 L4 t 1.5

Arrows A10B

Megatron M12/13 L4 t 1.5

Rial ARC1

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Lola LC88

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Williams FW12

Judd CV V8 3.5

March 881

Judd CV V8 3.5