1989 Mexico Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Mexico City circuit. Full information

1989 Mexico Grand Prix poster

1989 Mexico Grand Prix poster

1989 Mexico Grand Prix

1989 Mexico Grand Prix is 472nd Formula 1 race. Passed at the Mexico City circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position and this race. This was his 17th victory. Riccardo Patrese and Michele Alboreto also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 69 laps (305 km).

Previous race: 1989 Monaco Grand Prix
Next race: 1989 USA Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 Mexico Grand Prix

73rd victory for the McLaren team
17th victory for the Ayrton Senna
39th podium for the Ayrton Senna
12th podium for the Riccardo Patrese
23rd podium for the Michele Alboreto

Ayrton Senna - Winner of the 1989 Mexico Grand Prix

Ayrton Senna - Winner of the 1989 Mexico Grand Prix

1989 Mexico Grand Prix

1989 Mexico Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/5 - 1989 Mexico Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/5 - 1989 Mexico Grand Prix winner

1989 Mexico Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Ayrton Senna 9.00  1h 35m 21.431s  ( 191.941 km/h ) 69 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Riccardo Patrese 6.00  1h 35m 36.991s  ( +15.560s ) 69 Canon Williams Team
3 Michele Alboreto 4.00  1h 35m 52.685s  ( +31.254s ) 69 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
4 Alessandro Nannini 3.00  1h 36m 06.926s  ( +45.495s ) 69 Benetton Formula Ltd
5 Alain Prost 2.00  1h 36m 17.544s  ( +56.113s ) 69 Honda Marlboro McLaren
6 Gabriele Tarquini 1.00   68 AGS Racing
7 Eddie Cheever 0   68 Arrows Grand Prix International
8 Olivier Grouillard 0   68 Ligier Loto
9 Martin Brundle 0   68 Motor Racing Developments
10 Stefano Modena 0   68 Motor Racing Developments
11 Nelson Piquet 0   68 Camel Team Lotus
12 Christian Danner 0   67 Rial Racing
13 Alex Caffi 0   67 BMS Scuderia Italia
14 René Arnoux 0   66 Ligier Loto
15 Johnny Herbert 0   66 Benetton Formula Ltd
ab Pierluigi Martini 0  Engine 53 Minardi F1 Team
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Gearbox 43 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Derek Warwick 0  Ignition 35 Arrows Grand Prix International
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Accident 35 Camel Team Lotus
nc Philippe Alliot 0   28 Equipe Larrousse
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Fuel pump 20 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Gerhard Berger 0  Gearbox 16 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Stefan Johansson 0  Clutch 16 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
ab Thierry Boutsen 0  Ignition 15 Canon Williams Team
ab Jonathan Palmer 0  Throttle 9 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Cardan 1 Leyton House March Racing Team
nq Mauricio Gugelmin 0     Leyton House March Racing Team
npq Nicola Larini 0     Osella Squadra Corse
exc Piercarlo Ghinzani 0  Missing check   Osella Squadra Corse
nq Luis Perez-Sala 0     Minardi F1 Team
nq Yannick Dalmas 0     Equipe Larrousse
nq Roberto Moreno 0     Coloni SpA
npq Pierre-Henri Raphanel 0     Coloni SpA
npq Gregor Foitek 0     Eurobrun Racing
npq Bernd Schneider 0     West Zakspeed Racing
npq Aguri Suzuki 0     West Zakspeed Racing
npq Bertrand Gachot 0     Moneytron Onyx Formula One
npq Volker Weidler 0     Rial Racing
npq Joachim Winkelhock 0     AGS Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1989 Mexico Grand Prix on the Mexico City circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'17''876 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 1'18''773 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Nigel Mansell 1'19''137 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
4 Ivan Capelli 1'19''337 Leyton House March Racing Team
5 Riccardo Patrese 1'19''656 Canon Williams Team
6 Gerhard Berger 1'19''835 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
7 Michele Alboreto 1'20''066 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
8 Thierry Boutsen 1'20''234 Canon Williams Team
9 Stefano Modena 1'20''505 Motor Racing Developments
10 Derek Warwick 1'20''601 Arrows Grand Prix International
11 Olivier Grouillard 1'20''859 Ligier Loto
12 Andrea De Cesaris 1'20''873 BMS Scuderia Italia
13 Alessandro Nannini 1'20''888 Benetton Formula Ltd
14 Jonathan Palmer 1'20''888 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
15 Satoru Nakajima 1'20''943 Camel Team Lotus
16 Philippe Alliot 1'21''031 Equipe Larrousse
17 Gabriele Tarquini 1'21''031 AGS Racing
18 Johnny Herbert 1'21''105 Benetton Formula Ltd
19 Alex Caffi 1'21''139 BMS Scuderia Italia
20 Martin Brundle 1'21''217 Motor Racing Developments
21 Stefan Johansson 1'21''358 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
22 Pierluigi Martini 1'21''471 Minardi F1 Team
23 Christian Danner 1'21''696 Rial Racing
24 Eddie Cheever 1'21''716 Arrows Grand Prix International
25 René Arnoux 1'21''830 Ligier Loto
26 Nelson Piquet 1'21''831 Camel Team Lotus
27 Luis Perez-Sala 1'21''935 Minardi F1 Team
28 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'22''081 Leyton House March Racing Team
29 Yannick Dalmas 1'25''651 Equipe Larrousse
30 Roberto Moreno 3'34''095 Coloni SpA
31 Bertrand Gachot 1'23''752 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
32 Gregor Foitek 1'24''351 Eurobrun Racing
33 Nicola Larini 1'24''392 Osella Squadra Corse
34 Volker Weidler 1'24''966 Rial Racing
35 Bernd Schneider 1'25''418 West Zakspeed Racing
36 Aguri Suzuki 1'25''658 West Zakspeed Racing
37 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'26''065 Osella Squadra Corse
38 Joachim Winkelhock 1'26''754 AGS Racing
39 Pierre-Henri Raphanel 1'34''357 Coloni SpA

List of all cars for the 1989 Mexico Grand Prix on the Mexico City circuit

Ferrari 640

Ferrari 035/5 V12 3.5

Dallara 189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lotus 101

Judd CV V8 3.5

Tyrrell 018

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER188B

Judd CV V8 3.5

Rial ARC2

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lola LC89

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Minardi M189

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

March CG891

Judd CV V8 3.5

Brabham BT58

Judd EV V8 3.5

AGS JH23B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Benetton B188

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Zakspeed 891

Yamaha OX88 V8 3.5

Ligier JS33

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Osella FA1M

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Arrows A11

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Coloni FC188B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

McLaren MP4/5

Honda RA109E V10 3.5

Williams FW12C

Renault RS1 V10 3.5

Onyx ORE-1

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5