1990 Australia Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Adelaïde circuit. Full information

1990 Australia Grand Prix poster

1990 Australia Grand Prix poster

1990 Australia Grand Prix

1990 Australia Grand Prix is 500th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Adelaïde circuit. Ayrton Senna won the pole position, Nelson Piquet won this race. This was his 22nd victory. Nigel Mansell and Alain Prost also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 81 laps (306 km).

Previous race: 1990 Japan Grand Prix
Next race: 1991 USA Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1990 Australia Grand Prix

4th victory for the Benetton team
22nd victory for the Nelson Piquet
57th podium for the Nelson Piquet
37th podium for the Nigel Mansell
89th podium for the Alain Prost

1990 Australia Grand Prix

1990 Australia Grand Prix

Benetton B190 - 1990 Australia Grand Prix winner

Benetton B190 - 1990 Australia Grand Prix winner

1990 Australia Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Nelson Piquet 9.00  1h 49m 44.570s  ( 167.399 km/h ) 81 Benetton Formula Ltd
2 Nigel Mansell 6.00  1h 49m 47.699s  ( +03.129s ) 81 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
3 Alain Prost 4.00  1h 50m 21.829s  ( +37.259s ) 81 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
4 Gerhard Berger 3.00  1h 50m 31.432s  ( +46.862s ) 81 Honda Marlboro McLaren
5 Thierry Boutsen 2.00  1h 51m 35.730s  ( +1m 51.160s ) 81 Canon Williams Team
6 Riccardo Patrese 1.00   80 Canon Williams Team
7 Roberto Moreno 0   80 Benetton Formula Ltd
8 Jean Alesi 0   80 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
9 Pierluigi Martini 0   79 SCM Minardi Team
10 Nicola Larini 0   79 Ligier Gitanes
11 Philippe Alliot 0   78 Ligier Gitanes
12 Stefano Modena 0   77 Motor Racing Developments
13 Olivier Grouillard 0   74 Fondmetal Osella
ab Emanuele Pirro 0  Engine 68 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Ayrton Senna 0  Accident 61 Honda Marlboro McLaren
ab Gabriele Tarquini 0  Engine 58 AGS Racing
ab Johnny Herbert 0  Clutch 57 Camel Team Lotus
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Accident 53 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
ab Ivan Capelli 0  Throttle 46 Leyton House Racing
ab Derek Warwick 0  Oil pressure 43 Camel Team Lotus
ab Mauricio Gugelmin 0  Brakes 27 Leyton House Racing
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Ignition 23 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Eric Bernard 0  Gearbox 21 Espo Larrousse F1
ab Gianni Morbidelli 0  Gearbox 20 SCM Minardi Team
ab David Brabham 0  Spin 18 Motor Racing Developments
ab Aguri Suzuki 0  Differential 6 Espo Larrousse F1
nq Michele Alboreto 0     Footwork Arrows Racing
nq Alex Caffi 0     Footwork Arrows Racing
nq Yannick Dalmas 0     AGS Racing
nq Bertrand Gachot 0     Coloni Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1990 Australia Grand Prix on the Adelaïde circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Ayrton Senna 1'15''671 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Gerhard Berger 1'16''244 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Nigel Mansell 1'16''352 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
4 Alain Prost 1'16''365 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
5 Jean Alesi 1'16''837 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
6 Riccardo Patrese 1'17''156 Canon Williams Team
7 Nelson Piquet 1'17''173 Benetton Formula Ltd
8 Roberto Moreno 1'17''437 Benetton Formula Ltd
9 Thierry Boutsen 1'17''596 Canon Williams Team
10 Pierluigi Martini 1'17''827 SCM Minardi Team
11 Derek Warwick 1'18''351 Camel Team Lotus
12 Nicola Larini 1'18''730 Ligier Gitanes
13 Satoru Nakajima 1'18''738 Tyrrell Racing Organisation
14 Ivan Capelli 1'18''843 Leyton House Racing
15 Andrea De Cesaris 1'18''858 BMS Scuderia Italia
16 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'18''860 Leyton House Racing
17 Stefano Modena 1'18''886 Motor Racing Developments
18 Johnny Herbert 1'19''091 Camel Team Lotus
19 Philippe Alliot 1'19''202 Ligier Gitanes
20 Gianni Morbidelli 1'19''347 SCM Minardi Team
21 Emanuele Pirro 1'19''476 BMS Scuderia Italia
22 Olivier Grouillard 1'19''722 Fondmetal Osella
23 Eric Bernard 1'19''858 Espo Larrousse F1
24 Aguri Suzuki 1'19''970 Espo Larrousse F1
25 David Brabham 1'20''218 Motor Racing Developments
26 Gabriele Tarquini 1'20''296 AGS Racing
27 Michele Alboreto 1'20''545 Footwork Arrows Racing
28 Yannick Dalmas 1'20''570 AGS Racing
29 Alex Caffi 1'20''609 Footwork Arrows Racing
30 Bertrand Gachot 1'23''135 Coloni Racing

List of all cars for the 1990 Australia Grand Prix on the Adelaïde circuit

Osella FA1M-E

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Brabham BT59

Judd EV V8 3.5

Ferrari 641

Ferrari 036 V12 3.5

McLaren MP4/5B

Honda RA100E V10 3.5

Dallara 190

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Leyton House CG901

Judd EV V8 3.5

Arrows A11B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Tyrrell 019

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lola 90

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Minardi M190

Ford Cosworth DFZ V8 3.5

AGS JH25

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Lotus 102

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Williams FW13B

Renault RS2 V10 3.5

Coloni FC189C

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Ligier JS33B

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Benetton B190

Ford Cosworth HB V8 3.5