FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1989 Round 15 Japan

The 1989 Japanese Grand Prix was Round 15 of the 1989 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Suzuka, Japan on Sunday, 22 October 1989. Ayrton Senna started on pole position in the McLaren Honda and Alessandro Nannini was the race winner in the Benetton Ford.

1989 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
119Alessandro NanniniItalyBenetton FordGoodyear531:35:06.2771:35:06.277--1:44.91928195.90669
26Riccardo PatreseItalyWilliams RenaultGoodyear53+11.9041:35:18.181+11.904+11.9041:45.33526195.49856
35Thierry BoutsenBelgiumWilliams RenaultGoodyear53+13.4461:35:19.723+13.446+1.5421:45.11537195.44674
411Nelson PiquetBrazilLotus JuddGoodyear53+1:44.2251:36:50.502+1:44.225+1:30.7791:46.42033192.392113
57Martin BrundleGreat BritainBrabham JuddPirelli52+1 lap1:35:09.0121 lap1 lap1:46.19446192.118132
69Derek WarwickGreat BritainArrows FordGoodyear52+1 lap1:35:19.1121 lap+10.1001:47.06932191.778251
715Maurício GugelminBrazilMarch JuddGoodyear52+1 lap1:35:37.2371 lap+18.1251:47.97643191.17220
810Eddie CheeverUnited StatesArrows FordGoodyear52+1 lap1:36:12.0911 lap+34.8541:47.92027190.01824
921Alex CaffiItalyDallara FordPirelli52+1 lap1:36:56.0311 lap+43.9401:49.32229188.58315
1022Andrea de CesarisItalyDallara FordPirelli51+2 laps1:35:08.5822 laps1 lap1:46.22535188.43716
DSQ1Ayrton SennaBrazilMcLaren HondaGoodyear53Disqualified1:35:03.9801:43.02538195.9851
DNF2Alain ProstFranceMcLaren HondaGoodyear46Collision1:21:04.1091:43.50643199.4712
DNF8Stefano ModenaItalyBrabham JuddPirelli46Engine1:24:21.3061:48.60931191.6999
DNF27Nigel MansellGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear43Engine1:16:58.0761:45.07732196.3964
DNF12Satoru NakajimaJapanLotus JuddGoodyear41Engine1:15:26.4121:47.33830191.05312
DNF4Jean AlesiFranceTyrrell FordGoodyear37Gearbox1:08:23.5171:46.67434190.18218
DNF30Philippe AlliotFranceLola LamborghiniGoodyear36Engine1:05:21.1821:45.35325193.6478
DNF28Gerhard BergerAustriaFerrariGoodyear34Gearbox1:00:55.3101:44.18926196.1913
DNF20Emanuele PirroItalyBenetton FordGoodyear33Collision59:46.9741:45.04925194.04922
DNF26Olivier GrouillardFranceLigier FordGoodyear31Engine57:47.4111:48.14522188.57423
DNF16Ivan CapelliItalyMarch JuddGoodyear27Suspension49:34.4401:47.46525191.46217
DNF17Nicola LariniItalyOsella FordPirelli21Brakes43:12.4441:49.47919170.85810
DNF3Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainTyrrell FordGoodyear20Fuel Leak37:32.5361:49.9104187.27626
DNF34Bernd SchneiderGermanyZakspeed YamahaPirelli1Gearbox2:11.9702:11.9701159.82721
DNF24Luis Perez-SalaSpainMinardi FordPirelliCollision14
DNF23Paolo BarillaItalyMinardi FordPirelliClutch19
DNQ25Rene ArnouxFranceLigier FordGoodyear
DNQ29Michele AlboretoItalyLola LamborghiniGoodyear
DNQ39Pierre Henri RaphanelFranceRial FordGoodyear
DNQ39Bertrand GachotBelgiumRial FordGoodyear
DNPQ18Piercarlo GhinzaniItalyOsella FordPirelli
DNPQ31Roberto MorenoBrazilColoni FordPirelli
DNPQ36Stefan JohanssonSwedenOnyx FordGoodyear
DNPQ35Aguri SuzukiJapanZakspeed YamahaPirelli
DNPQ33Oscar LarrauriArgentinaEuro Brun JuddPirelli
DNPQ37Jyrki JarvilehtoFinlandOnyx FordGoodyear
DNPQ40Gabriele TarquiniItalyAGS FordGoodyear
DNPQ41Yannick DalmasFranceAGS FordGoodyear
DNPQ32Enrico BertaggiaItalyColoni FordPirelli