1991 Japan Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Suzuka circuit. Full information

1991 Japan Grand Prix poster

1991 Japan Grand Prix poster

1991 Japan Grand Prix

1991 Japan Grand Prix is 515th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Suzuka circuit. Gerhard Berger won the pole position and this race. This was his 6th victory. Ayrton Senna and Riccardo Patrese also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 53 laps (311 km).

Previous race: 1991 Spain Grand Prix
Next race: 1991 Australia Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1991 Japan Grand Prix

93rd victory for the McLaren team
6th victory for the Gerhard Berger
25th podium for the Gerhard Berger
65th podium for the Ayrton Senna
26th podium for the Riccardo Patrese

1991 Japan Grand Prix

1991 Japan Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/6 - 1991 Japan Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/6 - 1991 Japan Grand Prix winner

1991 Japan Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Gerhard Berger 10.00  1h 32m 10.695s  ( 202.298 km/h ) 53 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Ayrton Senna 6.00  1h 32m 11.039s  ( +00.344s ) 53 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Riccardo Patrese 4.00  1h 33m 07.426s  ( +56.731s ) 53 Canon Williams Team
4 Alain Prost 3.00  1h 33m 31.456s  ( +1m 20.761s ) 53 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
5 Martin Brundle 2.00   52 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
6 Stefano Modena 1.00   52 Braun Tyrrell Honda
7 Nelson Piquet 0   52 Camel Benetton Ford
8 Mauricio Gugelmin 0   52 Leyton House Racing
9 Thierry Boutsen 0   52 Ligier Gitanes
10 Alex Caffi 0   51 Footwork Grand Prix International
11 Gabriele Tarquini 0   50 Fondmetal F1
ab Erik Comas 0  Alternator 41 Ligier Gitanes
ab Pierluigi Martini 0  Clutch 39 Minardi F1 Team
ab Michael Schumacher 0  Engine 34 Camel Benetton Ford
ab Johnny Herbert 0  Engine 31 Team Lotus
ab Satoru Nakajima 0  Accident 30 Braun Tyrrell Honda
ab Aguri Suzuki 0  Electrics 26 Larrousse F1
ab Gianni Morbidelli 0  Wheel bearing 15 Minardi F1 Team
ab Nigel Mansell 0  Spin 9 Canon Williams Team
ab Alessandro Zanardi 0  Gearbox 7 Team 7Up Jordan
ab Mika Hakkinen 0  Engine 4 Team Lotus
ab Karl Wendlinger 0  Pile-up 1 Leyton House Racing
ab Emanuele Pirro 0  Pile-up 1 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Jj Lehto 0  Pile-up 1 BMS Scuderia Italia
ab Andrea De Cesaris 0  Pile-up 1 Team 7Up Jordan
npq Mark Blundell 0     Motor Racing Developments Ltd
nq Michele Alboreto 0     Footwork Grand Prix International
f Fabrizio Barbazza 0  Withdrawal of the team   AGS Racing
ab Jean Alesi 0  Engine 0 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
nq Eric Bernard 0  Accident   Larrousse F1
npq Naoki Hattori 0     Coloni Racing Srl
nq Nicola Larini 0     Modena Team SpA
nq Eric Van De Poele 0     Modena Team SpA

Qualifying Results for the 1991 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka circuit

Position Name Result Team
1 Gerhard Berger 1'34''700 Honda Marlboro McLaren
2 Ayrton Senna 1'34''898 Honda Marlboro McLaren
3 Nigel Mansell 1'34''922 Canon Williams Team
4 Alain Prost 1'36''670 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
5 Riccardo Patrese 1'36''882 Canon Williams Team
6 Jean Alesi 1'37''140 Scuderia Ferrari SpA
7 Pierluigi Martini 1'38''154 Minardi F1 Team
8 Gianni Morbidelli 1'38''248 Minardi F1 Team
9 Michael Schumacher 1'38''363 Camel Benetton Ford
10 Nelson Piquet 1'38''614 Camel Benetton Ford
11 Andrea De Cesaris 1'38''842 Team 7Up Jordan
12 Jj Lehto 1'38''911 BMS Scuderia Italia
13 Alessandro Zanardi 1'38''923 Team 7Up Jordan
14 Stefano Modena 1'38''926 Braun Tyrrell Honda
15 Satoru Nakajima 1'39''118 Braun Tyrrell Honda
16 Emanuele Pirro 1'39''238 BMS Scuderia Italia
17 Thierry Boutsen 1'39''499 Ligier Gitanes
18 Mauricio Gugelmin 1'39''518 Leyton House Racing
19 Martin Brundle 1'39''697 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
20 Erik Comas 1'39''820 Ligier Gitanes
21 Mika Hakkinen 1'40''024 Team Lotus
22 Karl Wendlinger 1'40''092 Leyton House Racing
23 Johnny Herbert 1'40''170 Team Lotus
24 Gabriele Tarquini 1'40''184 Fondmetal F1
25 Aguri Suzuki 1'40''255 Larrousse F1
26 Alex Caffi 1'40''402 Footwork Grand Prix International
27 Michele Alboreto 1'40''844 Footwork Grand Prix International
28 Nicola Larini 1'42''493 Modena Team SpA
29 Eric Van De Poele 1'42''724 Modena Team SpA
30 Eric Bernard - Larrousse F1
31 Mark Blundell 1'44''004 Motor Racing Developments Ltd
32 Naoki Hattori 2'00''035 Coloni Racing Srl
0 Fabrizio Barbazza 0 AGS Racing

List of all cars for the 1991 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka circuit

Minardi M191

Ferrari 037 V12 3.5

Leyton House CG911

Ilmor LH10 V10 3.5

Footwork FA12C

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Tyrrell 020

Honda RA101E V10 3.5

AGS JH27

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Coloni C4

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Ligier JS35B

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Benetton B191

Ford Cosworth HB V8 3.5

Lotus 102B

Judd EV V8 3.5

Williams FW14

Renault RS3 V10 3.5

Jordan 191

Ford Cosworth HB V8 3.5

Ferrari 643

Ferrari 037 V12 3.5

Dallara 191

Judd GV V10 3.5

Fondmetal F1

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5

Brabham BT60Y

Yamaha OX99 V12 3.5

McLaren MP4/6

Honda RA121E V12 3.5

Lamborghini 291

Lamborghini 3512 V12 3.5

Lola 91

Ford Cosworth DFR V8 3.5