FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1991 Round 16 Australia

The 1991 Australian Grand Prix was Round 16 of the 1991 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Adelaide, Australia on Sunday, 3 November 1991. Ayrton Senna started on pole position in the McLaren Honda and was declared the race winner when the Grand Prix was abandoned after just 14 laps due to bad weather. For the first time since the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, only half points were awarded to the top 6 finishers of this race.

1991 Foster's Australian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsTime/RetiredRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedStartedPoints
11Ayrton SennaBrazilMcLaren HondaGoodyear1424:34.89924:34.899--1:42.54513129.17015
25Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams RenaultGoodyear14+1.25924:36.158+1.259+1.2591:42.90813129.05933
32Gerhard BergerAustriaMcLaren HondaGoodyear14+5.12024:40.019+5.120+3.8611:41.14114128.72222
420Nelson PiquetBrazilBenetton FordPirelli14+30.10325:05.002+30.103+24.9831:42.6165126.58551.5
56Riccardo PatreseItalyWilliams RenaultGoodyear14+50.53725:25.436+50.537+20.4341:45.2979124.89041
627Gianni MorbidelliItalyFerrariGoodyear14+51.06925:25.968+51.069+0.5321:45.5995124.84680.5
721Emanuele PirroItalyDallara JuddPirelli14+52.36125:27.260+52.361+1.2921:44.93313124.74113
833Andrea de CesarisItalyJordan FordGoodyear14+1:00.43125:35.330+1:00.431+8.0701:45.26414124.08512
932Alessandro ZanardiItalyJordan FordGoodyear14+1:15.56725:50.466+1:15.567+15.1361:43.51914122.87416
104Stefano ModenaItalyTyrrell HondaPirelli14+1:20.37025:55.269+1:20.370+4.8031:45.91212122.4949
1112Johnny HerbertGreat BritainLotus JuddGoodyear14+1:22.07325:56.972+1:22.073+1.7031:46.43712122.36021
1222JJ LehtoFinlandDallara JuddPirelli14+1:38.51926:13.418+1:38.519+16.4461:48.01811121.08111
139Michele AlboretoItalyFootwork PorscheGoodyear14+1:39.30326:14.202+1:39.303+0.7841:47.03012121.02115
1415Maurício GugelminBrazilLeyton House IlmorGoodyear13+1 lap24:08.9261 lap1 lap1:47.39512122.09314
1510Alex CaffiItalyFootwork PorscheGoodyear13+1 lap24:51.4181 lap+42.4921:47.42113118.61423
1624Roberto MorenoBrazilMinardi FerrariGoodyear13+1 lap25:01.9221 lap+10.5041:47.00013117.78518
178Mark BlundellGreat BritainBrabham YamahaPirelli13+1 lap25:03.2371 lap+1.3151:46.82113117.68217
1826Érik ComasFranceLigier LamborghiniGoodyear13+1 lap25:24.1281 lap+20.8911:50.04613116.06822
1911Mika HakkinenFinlandLotus JuddGoodyear13+2 laps25:52.6581 lap+28.5301:50.94910113.93626
2016Karl WendlingerAustriaLeyton House IlmorGoodyear12+2 laps26:11.2552 laps1 lap1:48.61412103.92726
DNF23Pierluigi MartiniItalyMinardi FerrariGoodyear8Spun Off15:39.3231:51.2748115.89610
DNF19Michael SchumacherGermanyBenetton FordPirelli5Collision9:05.5911:43.7144124.7086
DNF28Jean AlesiFranceFerrariGoodyear5Collision9:06.4461:45.7385124.5137
DNF34Nicola LariniItalyLambo LamborghiniGoodyear5Spun Off9:52.6751:49.6405114.80119
DNF25Thierry BoutsenBelgiumLigier LamborghiniGoodyear5Collision10:10.6881:52.6285111.41520
DNF3Satoru NakajimaJapanTyrrell HondaPirelli4Spun Off8:46.4721:55.0734103.39024
DNQ30Aguri SuzukiJapanLola FordGoodyear
DNQ7Martin BrundleGreat BritainBrabham YamahaPirelli
DNQ35Eric van de PoeleBelgiumLambo LamborghiniGoodyear
DNQ32Bertrand GachotBelgiumLola FordGoodyear
DNPQ14Gabriele TarquiniItalyFondmetal FordGoodyear
DNPQ31Naoki HattoriJapanColoni FordGoodyear

Winner

After 14 Laps

1

Ayrton Senna

Mcaren Honda

24:34.899

129.170 Km/h

52.92 Km

fastest lap

2

Gerhard Berger

McLaren Honda

1:41.141

Lap 14

134.545 Km/h

Pole Position

1

Ayrton Senna

McLaren Honda

1:14.041