1988 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

The 1988 FIA Formula 1 World Championship was the 39th F1 season. It consisted of 16 Grand Prix rounds, held across 15 different countries. Ayrton Senna won the Drivers’ Championship and McLaren won the Constructors’ Championship.

1988 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1BrazilAutódromo Internacional do Rio de Janeiro3 April 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda601:36:06.857
2San MarinoAutodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari1 May 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda601:32:41.264
3MonacoCircuit de Monaco15 May 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda781:57:17.077
4MexicoAutódromo Hermanos Rodríguez29 May 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda671:30:15.737
5CanadaCircuit Gilles-Villeneuve12 June 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda691:39:46.618
6DetroitDetroit Street Circuit19 June 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda631:54:56.035
7FranceCircuit Paul Ricard3 July 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda801:37:37.328
8Great BritainSilverstone Circuit10 July 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda651:33:16.367
9GermanyHockenheimring24 July 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda441:32:54.188
10HungaryHungaroring7 August 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda761:57:47.081
11BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps28 August 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda431:28:00.549
12ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza11 September 1988Gerhard BergerFerrari511:17:39.744
13PortugalAutódromo do Estoril25 September 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda701:37:40.958
14SpainCircuito Permanente de Jerez2 October 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda721:48:43.851
15JapanSuzuka International Racing Course30 October 1988Ayrton SennaMcLaren Honda511:33:26.173
16AustraliaAdelaide Street Circuit13 November 1988Alain ProstMcLaren Honda821:53:14.676
1988 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Ayrton SennaBrazilMcLaren Honda90
2Alain ProstFranceMcLaren Honda87
3Gerhard BergerAustriaFerrari41
4Thierry BoutsenBelgiumBenetton Ford27
5Michele AlboretoItalyFerrari24
6Nelson PiquetBrazilLotus Honda22
7Ivan CapelliItalyMarch Judd17
8Derek WarwickGreat BritainArrows Megatron17
9Nigel MansellGreat BritainWilliams Judd12
10Alessandro NanniniItalyBenetton Ford12
11Riccardo PatreseItalyWilliams Judd8
12Eddie CheeverUnited StatesArrows Megatron6
13Mauricio GugelminBrazilMarch Judd5
14Jonathan PalmerGreat BritainTyrrell Ford5
15Andrea de CesarisItalyRial Ford3
16Pierluigi MartiniItalyMinardi Ford1
17Satoru NakajimaJapanLotus Honda1
1988 Constructor Standings
Pos.TeamPoints
1McLaren Honda199
2Ferrari65
3Benetton Ford39
4Arrows Megatron23
5Lotus Honda23
6March Judd22
7Williams Judd20
8Tyrrell Ford5
9Rial Ford3
10Minardi Ford1
1988 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1BrazilGerhard BergerFerrari1:32.943
2San MarinoAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:29.685
3MonacoAyrton SennaMcLaren Honda1:26.321
4MexicoAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:18.608
5CanadaAyrton SennaMcLaren Honda1:24.973
6DetroitAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:44.836
7FranceAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:11.737
8Great BritainNigel MansellWilliams Judd1:23.308
9GermanyAlessandro NanniniBenetton Ford2:03.032
10HungaryAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:30.639
11BelgiumGerhard BergerFerrari2:00.772
12ItalyMichele AlboretoFerrari1:29.070
13PortugalGerhard BergerFerrari1:21.961
14SpainAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:27.845
15JapanAyrton SennaMcLaren Honda1:46.326
16AustraliaAlain ProstMcLaren Honda1:21.216