1989 Japan Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Suzuka circuit. Full information

1989 Japan Grand Prix poster

1989 Japan Grand Prix poster

1989 Japan Grand Prix

1989 Japan Grand Prix is 483rd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Suzuka circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position, Alessandro Nannini won this race. This was his 1st victory. Riccardo Patrese and Thierry Boutsen also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 53 laps (311 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1989 Spain Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1989 Australia Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Japan Grand Prix

2nd victory for the Benetton team
1st victory for the Alessandro Nannini
5th podium for the Alessandro Nannini
16th podium for the Riccardo Patrese
11th podium for the Thierry Boutsen

Alessandro Nannini - Winner of the 1989 Japan Grand Prix

Alessandro Nannini - Winner of the 1989 Japan Grand Prix

1989 Japan Grand Prix

1989 Japan Grand Prix

Benetton B189 - 1989 Japan Grand Prix winner

Benetton B189 - 1989 Japan Grand Prix winner

1989 Japan Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alessandro Nannini 9.00  1h 35m 06.277s  ( 195.907 km/h ) 53 Benetton Formula Ltd
2 Riccardo Patrese 6.00  1h 35m 18.181s  ( +11.904s ) 53 Canon Williams Team
3 Thierry Boutsen 4.00  1h 35m 19.723s  ( +13.446s ) 53 Canon Williams Team
4 Nelson Piquet 3.00  1h 36m 50.502s  ( +1m 44.225s ) 53 Camel Team Lotus
5 Martin Brundle 2.00   52 Motor Racing Developments
6 Derek Warwick 1.00   52 Arrows Grand Prix International
7 Mauricio Gugelmin 0   52 Leyton House March Racing Team
8 Eddie Cheever 0   52 Arrows Grand Prix International
9 Alex Caffi 0   52 BMS Scuderia Italia
10 Andrea De Cesaris 0   51 BMS Scuderia Italia
dsq Ayrton Senna 0  Skip a chicane 1h 35m 03.980s 53 Honda Marlboro McLaren
ab Alain Prost 0  Collision 46 Honda Marlboro McLaren
ab Stefano Modena 0  Alternator 46 Motor Racing Developments
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Engine 43 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Overheating 41 Camel Team Lotus
ab Jean Alesi 0  Gearbox 37 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Engine 36 Equipe Larrousse
ab Gerhard Berger 0  Gearbox 34 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Emanuele Pirro 0  Collision 33 Benetton Formula Ltd
ab Olivier Grouillard 0  Engine 31 Ligier Loto
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Suspension 27 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Nicola Larini 0  Brakes 21 Osella Squadra Corse
ab Jonathan Palmer 0  Fuel leak 20 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Bernd Schneider 0  Transmission 1 West Zakspeed Racing
npq Piercarlo Ghinzani 0     Osella Squadra Corse
ab Paolo Barilla 0  Clutch 0 Minardi F1 Team
ab Luis Perez-Sala 0  Collision 0 Minardi F1 Team
nq René Arnoux 0     Ligier Loto
nq Michele Alboreto 0     Equipe Larrousse
npq Roberto Moreno 0     Coloni SpA
npq Enrico Bertaggia 0     Coloni SpA
npq Oscar Larrauri 0     Eurobrun Racing
npq Aguri Suzuki 0     West Zakspeed Racing
npq Stefan Johansson 0     Moneytron Onyx Formula One
npq Jj Lehto 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 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'38''041 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 1'39''771 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Gerhard Berger 1'40''187 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Nigel Mansell 1'40''406 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Riccardo Patrese 1'40''936 Canon Williams Team
6 Alessandro Nannini 1'41''103 Benetton Formula Ltd
7 Thierry Boutsen 1'41''324 Canon Williams Team
8 Philippe Alliot 1'41''336 Equipe Larrousse
9 Stefano Modena 1'41''458 Motor Racing Developments
10 Nicola Larini 1'41''519 Osella Squadra Corse
11 Nelson Piquet 1'41''802 Camel Team Lotus
12 Satoru Nakajima 1'41''988 Camel Team Lotus
13 Martin Brundle 1'42''182 Motor Racing Developments
14 Luis Perez-Sala 1'42''283 Minardi F1 Team
15 Alex Caffi 1'42''488 BMS Scuderia Italia
16 Andrea De Cesaris 1'42''581 BMS Scuderia Italia
17 Ivan Capelli 1'42''672 Leyton House March Racing Team
18 Jean Alesi 1'42''709 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
19 Paolo Barilla 1'42''780 Minardi F1 Team
20 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'42''880 Leyton House March Racing Team
21 Bernd Schneider 1'42''892 West Zakspeed Racing
22 Emanuele Pirro 1'43''063 Benetton Formula Ltd
23 Olivier Grouillard 1'43''379 Ligier Loto
24 Eddie Cheever 1'43''511 Arrows Grand Prix International
25 Derek Warwick 1'43''599 Arrows Grand Prix International
26 Jonathan Palmer 1'43''757 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
27 René Arnoux 1'44''030 Ligier Loto
28 Michele Alboreto 1'44''063 Equipe Larrousse
29 Pierre-Henri Raphanel 1'47''160 Rial Racing
30 Bertrand Gachot 1'47''295 Rial Racing
31 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'44''313 Osella Squadra Corse
32 Roberto Moreno 1'44''498 Coloni SpA
33 Stefan Johansson 1'44''582 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
34 Aguri Suzuki 1'44''780 West Zakspeed Racing
35 Oscar Larrauri 1'45''446 Eurobrun Racing
36 Jj Lehto 1'45''787 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
37 Gabriele Tarquini 1'46''705 AGS Racing
38 Yannick Dalmas 1'48''306 AGS Racing
39 Enrico Bertaggia - Coloni SpA

List of all cars for the 1989 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka circuit

Ligier JS33

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER189

Judd CV V8 3.5

AGS JH24

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Brabham BT58

Judd EV V8 3.5

Osella FA1M

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Minardi M189

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Coloni FC189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Rial ARC2

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Williams FW13

Renault RS1 V10 3.5

March CG891

Judd CV V8 3.5

Dallara 189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lola LC89

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Onyx ORE-1

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Tyrrell 018

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lotus 101

Judd CV V8 3.5

Ferrari 640

Ferrari 035/5 V12 3.5

Zakspeed 891

Yamaha OX88 V8 3.5

McLaren MP4/5

Honda RA109E V10 3.5

Arrows A11

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Benetton B189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5