1989 USA Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Phoenix circuit. Full information

1989 USA Grand Prix poster

1989 USA Grand Prix poster

1989 USA Grand Prix

1989 USA Grand Prix is 473rd Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Phoenix circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position, Alain Prost won this race. This was his 36th victory. Riccardo Patrese and Eddie Cheever also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 75 laps (285 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1989 Mexico Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1989 Canada Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1989 USA Grand Prix

74th victory for the McLaren team
36th victory for the Alain Prost
73rd podium for the Alain Prost
13th podium for the Riccardo Patrese
9th podium for the Eddie Cheever

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1989 USA Grand Prix

Alain Prost - Winner of the 1989 USA Grand Prix

1989 USA Grand Prix

1989 USA Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/5 - 1989 USA Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/5 - 1989 USA Grand Prix winner

1989 USA Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Alain Prost 9.00  2h 01m 33.133s  ( 140.606 km/h ) 75 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Riccardo Patrese 6.00  2h 02m 12.829s  ( +39.696s ) 75 Canon Williams Team
3 Eddie Cheever 4.00  2h 02m 16.343s  ( +43.210s ) 75 Arrows Grand Prix International
4 Christian Danner 3.00   74 Rial Racing
5 Johnny Herbert 2.00   74 Benetton Formula Ltd
6 Thierry Boutsen 1.00   74 Canon Williams Team
7 Gabriele Tarquini 0  Engine 73 AGS Racing
8 Andrea De Cesaris 0  Out of fuel 70 BMS Scuderia Italia
9 Jonathan Palmer 0  Fuel injection 69 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Gerhard Berger 0  Gearbox 61 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Nelson Piquet 0  Suspension 52 Camel Team Lotus
ab Alex Caffi 0  Collision 52 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Stefan Johansson 0  Suspension 50 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
ab Luis Perez-Sala 0  Overheating 46 Minardi F1 Team
ab Ayrton Senna 0  Electronics 44 Honda Marlboro McLaren
ab Martin Brundle 0  Brakes 43 Motor Racing Developments
ab Stefano Modena 0  Brakes 37 Motor Racing Developments
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Gearbox 31 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
ab Pierluigi Martini 0  Overheating 26 Minardi F1 Team
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Throttle 24 Camel Team Lotus
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Transmission 22 Leyton House March Racing Team
dsq Mauricio Gugelmin 0  Brake fluid reffile 20 Leyton House March Racing Team
ab Michele Alboreto 0  Gearbox 17 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Alessandro Nannini 0  Driver unfit 10 Benetton Formula Ltd
ab Derek Warwick 0  Collision 7 Arrows Grand Prix International
ab Philippe Alliot 0  Spin 3 Equipe Larrousse
npq Nicola Larini 0     Osella Squadra Corse
npq Piercarlo Ghinzani 0     Osella Squadra Corse
nq René Arnoux 0     Ligier Loto
nq Olivier Grouillard 0     Ligier Loto
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 USA Grand Prix on the Phoenix circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'30''108 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Alain Prost 1'31''517 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Alessandro Nannini 1'31''799 Benetton Formula Ltd
4 Nigel Mansell 1'31''927 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
5 Martin Brundle 1'31''960 Motor Racing Developments
6 Alex Caffi 1'32''160 BMS Scuderia Italia
7 Stefano Modena 1'32''286 Motor Racing Developments
8 Gerhard Berger 1'32''364 Scuderia Ferrari SpA SEFAC
9 Michele Alboreto 1'32''491 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
10 Derek Warwick 1'32''492 Arrows Grand Prix International
11 Ivan Capelli 1'32''493 Leyton House March Racing Team
12 Philippe Alliot 1'32''562 Equipe Larrousse
13 Andrea De Cesaris 1'32''649 BMS Scuderia Italia
14 Riccardo Patrese 1'32''795 Canon Williams Team
15 Pierluigi Martini 1'33''031 Minardi F1 Team
16 Thierry Boutsen 1'33''044 Canon Williams Team
17 Eddie Cheever 1'33''214 Arrows Grand Prix International
18 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'33''324 Leyton House March Racing Team
19 Stefan Johansson 1'33''370 Moneytron Onyx Formula One
20 Luis Perez-Sala 1'33''724 Minardi F1 Team
21 Jonathan Palmer 1'33''741 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
22 Nelson Piquet 1'33''745 Camel Team Lotus
23 Satoru Nakajima 1'33''782 Camel Team Lotus
24 Gabriele Tarquini 1'33''790 AGS Racing
25 Johnny Herbert 1'33''806 Benetton Formula Ltd
26 Christian Danner 1'33''848 Rial Racing
27 Olivier Grouillard 1'34''153 Ligier Loto
28 Roberto Moreno 1'34''352 Coloni SpA
29 René Arnoux 1'34''798 Ligier Loto
30 Yannick Dalmas 1'35''496 Equipe Larrousse
31 Piercarlo Ghinzani 1'34''281 Osella Squadra Corse
32 Pierre-Henri Raphanel 1'35''110 Coloni SpA
33 Gregor Foitek 1'35''805 Eurobrun Racing
34 Nicola Larini 1'36''470 Osella Squadra Corse
35 Joachim Winkelhock 1'36''498 AGS Racing
36 Volker Weidler 1'36''583 Rial Racing
37 Bernd Schneider 1'36''610 West Zakspeed Racing
38 Aguri Suzuki 1'37''776 West Zakspeed Racing
39 Bertrand Gachot 1'45''530 Moneytron Onyx Formula One

List of all cars for the 1989 USA Grand Prix on the Phoenix circuit

Zakspeed 891

Yamaha OX88 V8 3.5

Williams FW12C

Renault RS1 V10 3.5

McLaren MP4/5

Honda RA109E V10 3.5

Lotus 101

Judd CV V8 3.5

Minardi M189

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

Lola LC89

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Benetton B188

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Coloni FC188B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Arrows A11

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Dallara 189

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Ferrari 640

Ferrari 035/5 V12 3.5

Rial ARC2

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

AGS JH23B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Brabham BT58

Judd EV V8 3.5

Osella FA1M

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Ligier JS33

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Onyx ORE-1

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Eurobrun ER188B

Judd CV V8 3.5

Tyrrell 018

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

March CG891

Judd CV V8 3.5