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1989 Formula One season

sports season

The 1989 Formula One season was the 40th of the championship. The champion was Alain Prost in a close battle.

Season reviewEdit

1989 Drivers Championship final standingsEdit

Pos Driver BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
MEX
 
USA
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
POR
 
ESP
 
JPN
 
AUS
 
Points[1]
1   Alain Prost 2 2 2 5 1 Ret 1 1 2 4 2 1 2 3 Ret Ret 76 (81)
2   Ayrton Senna 11 1 1 1 Ret 7 Ret Ret 1 2 1 Ret Ret 1 DSQ Ret 60
3   Riccardo Patrese 15 Ret 15 2 2 2 3 Ret 4 Ret Ret 4 Ret 5 2 3 40
4   Nigel Mansell 1 Ret Ret Ret Ret DSQ 2 2 3 1 3 Ret DSQ Ret Ret 38
5   Thierry Boutsen Ret 4 10 Ret 6 1 Ret 10 Ret 3 4 3 Ret Ret 3 1 37
6   Alessandro Nannini 6 3 8 4 Ret DSQ Ret 3 Ret Ret 5 Ret 4 Ret 1 2 32
7   Gerhard Berger Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 2 1 2 Ret Ret 21
8   Nelson Piquet Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 4 8 4 5 6 DNQ Ret Ret 8 4 Ret 12
9   Jean Alesi 4 Ret 10 9 5 4 Ret Ret 8
10   Derek Warwick 5 5 Ret Ret Ret Ret 9 6 10 6 Ret Ret 9 6 Ret 7
11   Eddie Cheever Ret 9 7 7 3 Ret 7 DNQ 12 5 Ret DNQ Ret Ret 8 Ret 6
12   Stefan Johansson DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret Ret DSQ 5 DNPQ Ret Ret 8 DNPQ 3 DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 6
13   Michele Alboreto 10 DNQ 5 3 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 DNPQ DNQ DNPQ 6
14   Johnny Herbert 4 11 14 15 5 DNQ Ret DNQ 5
15   Pierluigi Martini Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 9 Ret 9 7 5 Ret 6 5
16   Mauricio Gugelmin 3 Ret Ret DNQ Ret Ret NC Ret Ret Ret 7 Ret 10 Ret 7 7 4
17   Andrea de Cesaris 13 10 13 Ret 8 3 DNQ Ret 7 Ret 11 Ret Ret 7 10 Ret 4
18   Stefano Modena Ret Ret 3 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret DNQ 14 Ret Ret 8 4
19   Alex Caffi DNPQ 7 4 13 Ret 6 Ret DNPQ Ret 7 Ret 11 Ret Ret 9 Ret 4
20   Martin Brundle Ret Ret 6 9 Ret DNPQ DNPQ Ret 8 12 Ret 6 8 Ret 5 Ret 4
21   Satoru Nakajima 8 NC DNQ Ret Ret DNQ Ret 8 Ret Ret DNQ 10 7 Ret Ret 4 3
22   Christian Danner 14 DNQ DNQ 12 4 8 DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 29 DNQ 3
23   Emanuele Pirro 9 11 Ret 8 10 Ret Ret Ret Ret 5 2
24   René Arnoux DNQ DNQ 12 14 DNQ 5 Ret DNQ 11 DNQ Ret 9 13 DNQ DNQ Ret 2
25   Jonathan Palmer 7 6 9 9 Ret 10 Ret Ret 13 14 Ret 6 10 Ret DNQ 2
26   Olivier Grouillard 9 DSQ Ret 8 DNQ DNQ 6 7 Ret DNQ 13 Ret DNQ Ret Ret Ret 1
27   Gabriele Tarquini 8 Ret 6 7 Ret Ret DNQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 1
28   Luis Perez-Sala Ret Ret Ret DNQ Ret Ret DNQ 6 DNQ Ret 15 8 12 Ret Ret DNQ 1
29   Philippe Alliot 12 Ret Ret NC Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret DNPQ 16 Ret 9 6 Ret Ret 1
30   Ivan Capelli Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
31   Éric Bernard 11 Ret 0
32   Bertrand Gachot DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 13 12 DNQ Ret Ret Ret DNQ DNQ 0
33   Nicola Larini DSQ 12 DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ Ret Ret Ret 0
34   Martin Donnelly 12 0
  Roberto Moreno DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ Ret DNQ Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DSQ Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 0
  Piercarlo Ghinzani DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ Ret 0
  Bernd Schneider Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ 0
  Jyrki Järvilehto DNPQ Ret DNPQ Ret 0
  Yannick Dalmas DNQ Ret DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 0
  Pierre-Henri Raphanel DNPQ DNPQ Ret DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 0
  Paolo Barilla Ret 0
  Gregor Foitek DNQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNQ 0
  Volker Weidler DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DSQ DNQ 0
  Aguri Suzuki DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 0
  Joachim Winkelhock DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 0
  Oscar Larrauri DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ DNPQ 0
  Enrico Bertaggia DNPQ 0
Pos Driver BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
MEX
 
USA
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
POR
 
ESP
 
JPN
 
AUS
 
Points

ReferencesEdit

  1. Only the best 11 results counted towards the Drivers' Championship. Numbers without parentheses are Championship points; numbers in parentheses are total points scored.