1989 Australia Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Adelaïde circuit. Full information

1989 Australia Grand Prix poster

1989 Australia Grand Prix poster

1989 Australia Grand Prix

1989 Australia Grand Prix is 484th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Adelaïde circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position, Thierry Boutsen won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Alessandro Nannini and Riccardo Patrese also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 70 laps (265 km).

Previous race: 1989 Japan Grand Prix
Next race: 1990 USA Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Australia Grand Prix

42nd victory for the Williams team
2nd victory for the Thierry Boutsen
12th podium for the Thierry Boutsen
6th podium for the Alessandro Nannini
17th podium for the Riccardo Patrese

Thierry Boutsen - Winner of the 1989 Australia Grand Prix

Thierry Boutsen - Winner of the 1989 Australia Grand Prix

1989 Australia Grand Prix

1989 Australia Grand Prix

Williams FW13 - 1989 Australia Grand Prix winner

Williams FW13 - 1989 Australia Grand Prix winner

1989 Australia Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Thierry Boutsen 9.00  2h 00m 17.421s  ( 131.981 km/h ) 70 Canon Williams Team
2 Alessandro Nannini 6.00  2h 00m 46.079s  ( +28.658s ) 70 Benetton Formula Ltd
3 Riccardo Patrese 4.00  2h 00m 55.104s  ( +37.683s ) 70 Canon Williams Team
4 Satoru Nakajima 3.00  2h 00m 59.752s  ( +42.331s ) 70 Camel Team Lotus
5 Emanuele Pirro 2.00   68 Benetton Formula Ltd
6 Pierluigi Martini 1.00   67 Minardi F1 Team
7 Mauricio Gugelmin 0   66 Leyton House March Racing Team
8 Stefano Modena 0   64 Motor Racing Developments
ab Eddie Cheever 0  Engine 42 Arrows Grand Prix International
ab Jj Lehto 0  Electrics 27 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
ab Olivier Grouillard 0  Accident 22 Ligier Loto
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Collision 19 Camel Team Lotus
ab Piercarlo Ghinzani 0  Collision 18 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Accident 17 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Ayrton Senna 0  Collision 13 Honda Marlboro McLaren
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Radiator 13 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Alex Caffi 0  Accident 13 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Martin Brundle 0  Collision 12 Motor Racing Developments
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Spin 12 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Derek Warwick 0  Accident 7 Arrows Grand Prix International
ab Gerhard Berger 0  Collision 6 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Collision 6 Equipe Larrousse
ab Jean Alesi 0  Ignition 5 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab René Arnoux 0  Engine 4 Ligier Loto
ab Alain Prost 0  Withdrew 0 Honda Marlboro McLaren
nq Jonathan Palmer 0     Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Nicola Larini 0  Electrics 0 Osella Squadra Corse
nq Luis Perez-Sala 0     Minardi F1 Team
npq Michele Alboreto 0     Equipe Larrousse
npq Roberto Moreno 0     Coloni SpA
npq Enrico Bertaggia 0     Coloni SpA
npq Oscar Larrauri 0     Eurobrun Racing
npq Bernd Schneider 0     West Zakspeed Racing
npq Aguri Suzuki 0     West Zakspeed Racing
npq Stefan Johansson 0     Moneytron Onyx Formula One
nq Pierre-Henri Raphanel 0     Rial Racing
nq Bertrand Gachot 0     Rial Racing
npq Gabriele Tarquini 0     AGS Racing
npq Yannick Dalmas 0     AGS Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Australia Grand Prix on the Adelaïde circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'16''665 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 1'17''403 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Pierluigi Martini 1'17''623 Minardi F1 Team
4 Alessandro Nannini 1'17''762 Benetton Formula Ltd
5 Thierry Boutsen 1'17''791 Canon Williams Team
6 Riccardo Patrese 1'17''827 Canon Williams Team
7 Nigel Mansell 1'18''313 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
8 Stefano Modena 1'18''750 Motor Racing Developments
9 Andrea De Cesaris 1'18''828 BMS Scuderia Italia
10 Alex Caffi 1'18''857 BMS Scuderia Italia
11 Nicola Larini 1'19''110 Osella Squadra Corse
12 Martin Brundle 1'19''136 Motor Racing Developments
13 Emanuele Pirro 1'19''217 Benetton Formula Ltd
14 Gerhard Berger 1'19''238 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
15 Jean Alesi 1'19''259 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
16 Ivan Capelli 1'19''269 Leyton House March Racing Team
17 Jj Lehto 1'19''309 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
18 Nelson Piquet 1'19''392 Camel Team Lotus
19 Philippe Alliot 1'19''568 Equipe Larrousse
20 Derek Warwick 1'19''599 Arrows Grand Prix International
21 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'19''691 Osella Squadra Corse
22 Eddie Cheever 1'19''922 Arrows Grand Prix International
23 Satoru Nakajima 1'20''066 Camel Team Lotus
24 Olivier Grouillard 1'20''073 Ligier Loto
25 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'20''191 Leyton House March Racing Team
26 René Arnoux 1'20''391 Ligier Loto
27 Jonathan Palmer 1'20''428 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
28 Luis Perez-Sala 1'20''633 Minardi F1 Team
29 Bertrand Gachot 1'22''267 Rial Racing
30 Pierre-Henri Raphanel 1'22''305 Rial Racing
31 Stefan Johansson 1'19''539 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
32 Michele Alboreto 1'20''129 Equipe Larrousse
33 Bernd Schneider 1'20''179 West Zakspeed Racing
34 Roberto Moreno 1'20''183 Coloni SpA
35 Oscar Larrauri 1'20''750 Eurobrun Racing
36 Aguri Suzuki 1'21''012 West Zakspeed Racing
37 Yannick Dalmas 1'21''022 AGS Racing
38 Gabriele Tarquini 1'21''600 AGS Racing
39 Enrico Bertaggia 1'24''081 Coloni SpA

List of all cars for the 1989 Australia Grand Prix on the Adelaïde circuit

Minardi M189

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Osella FA1M

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Arrows A11

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Tyrrell 018

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Onyx ORE-1

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Coloni FC189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Ligier JS33

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Benetton B189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lotus 101

Judd CV V8 3.5

Williams FW13

Renault RS1 V10 3.5

Rial ARC2

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER189

Judd CV V8 3.5

Ferrari 640

Ferrari 035/5 V12 3.5

Dallara 189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

March CG891

Judd CV V8 3.5

Brabham BT58

Judd EV V8 3.5

AGS JH24

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

McLaren MP4/5

Honda RA109E V10 3.5

Zakspeed 891

Yamaha OX88 V8 3.5

Lola LC89

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5