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1988 Brazilian Grand Prix

Round
1/16
Date
Apr 3, 1988 at 00:00
Location
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:36:06.857 3rd 60 9
2 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari +9.873 4th 60 6
3 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus +1:08.581 5th 60 4
4 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows +1:13.348 11th 60 3
5 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari +1:14.556 6th 60 2
6 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus +1 lap 10th 59 1
7 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton +1 lap 7th 59
8 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows +1 lap 15th 59
9 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier +3 laps 21st 57
DNF #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial Engine 14th 53
DNF #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell Transmission 22nd 47
DNF #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi Chassis 20th 46
DNF #30 Philippe Alliot Lola Suspension 16th 40
DNF #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni Suspension 25th 35
DNF #14 Philippe Streiff AGS Brakes 19th 35
DNF #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola Engine 17th 32
DNF #25 René Arnoux Ligier Clutch 18th 23
DNF #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun Engine 24th 20
DNF #5 Nigel Mansell Williams Engine 2nd 18
DNF #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton Engine 12th 7
DNF #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams Engine 8th 6
DNF #16 Ivan Capelli March Engine 9th 6
DNF #23 Adrián Campos Minardi Chassis 23rd 5
DNF #15 Maurício Gugelmin March Gearbox 13th 0
DNF #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun Electrical 26th 0
DSQ #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren Illegal car change 1st 31
DNQ #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell
DNQ #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed
DNQ #21 Nicola Larini Osella
DNQ #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed
DNPQ #36 Alex Caffi Dallara
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:45.165
2 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:46.460 +1.295
3 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:46.885 +1.720
4 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:46.908 +1.743
5 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:47.073 +1.908
6 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:47.920 +2.755
7 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:48.172 +3.007
8 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:49.463 +4.298
9 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:49.470 +4.305
10 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:49.484 +4.319
11 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:49.676 +4.511
12 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:49.883 +4.718
13 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:49.900 +4.735
14 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:50.486 +5.321
15 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:50.556 +5.391
16 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:51.062 +5.897
17 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:51.285 +6.120
18 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:51.673 +6.508
19 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:51.857 +6.692
20 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:51.884 +6.719
21 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:52.026 +6.861
22 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:52.901 +7.736
23 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:53.194 +8.029
24 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:53.897 +8.732
25 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:54.879 +9.714
26 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:55.128 +9.963
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:28.096
2 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:28.632 +0.536
3 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:28.782 +0.686
4 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:29.026 +0.930
5 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:30.087 +1.991
6 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:30.114 +2.018
7 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:30.140 +2.044
8 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:30.439 +2.343
9 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:30.929 +2.833
10 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:31.280 +3.184
11 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:31.723 +3.627
12 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:31.772 +3.676
13 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:31.833 +3.737
14 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:32.275 +4.179
15 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:32.843 +4.747
16 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:32.933 +4.837
17 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:33.408 +5.312
18 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:34.474 +6.378
19 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:34.481 +6.385
20 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:34.532 +6.436
21 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:34.579 +6.483
22 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:34.686 +6.590
23 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:34.886 +6.790
24 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:34.910 +6.814
25 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:35.407 +7.311
26 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:35.711 +7.615
27 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:36.137 +8.041
28 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:37.621 +9.525
29 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:38.371 +10.275
30 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:38.614 +10.518
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:28.096
2 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:28.632 +0.536
3 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:28.782 +0.686
4 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:29.026 +0.930
5 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:30.087 +1.991
6 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:30.114 +2.018
7 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:30.140 +2.044
8 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:30.439 +2.343
9 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:30.929 +2.833
10 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:31.280 +3.184
11 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:31.723 +3.627
12 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:31.833 +3.737
13 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:32.275 +4.179
14 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:32.748 +4.652
15 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:32.843 +4.747
16 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:32.933 +4.837
17 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:33.408 +5.312
18 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:34.474 +6.378
19 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:34.481 +6.385
20 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:34.532 +6.436
21 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:34.579 +6.483
22 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:34.686 +6.590
23 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:34.886 +6.790
24 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:34.910 +6.814
25 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:35.407 +7.311
26 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:35.711 +7.615
27 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:36.137 +8.041
28 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:37.621 +9.525
29 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:38.371 +10.275
30 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:38.614 +10.518
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:30.218
2 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:30.928 +0.710
3 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:31.772 +1.554
4 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:31.975 +1.757
5 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:32.060 +1.842
6 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:32.123 +1.905
7 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:32.523 +2.305
8 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:32.888 +2.670
9 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:33.293 +3.075
10 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:33.546 +3.328
11 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:33.787 +3.569
12 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:34.037 +3.819
13 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:34.070 +3.852
14 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:34.323 +4.105
15 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:34.988 +4.770
16 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:35.930 +5.712
17 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:36.382 +6.164
18 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:36.593 +6.375
19 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:37.164 +6.946
20 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:37.274 +7.056
21 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:37.454 +7.236
22 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:37.506 +7.288
23 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:37.601 +7.383
24 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:38.347 +8.129
25 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:38.628 +8.410
26 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:38.927 +8.709
27 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:39.771 +9.553
28 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:40.431 +10.213
29 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:41.149 +10.931
30 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:45.540 +15.322
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:37.033
2 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:37.886 +0.853
3 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:38.276 +1.243
4 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:43.869 +6.836
5 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:46.442 +9.409
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:29.521
2 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:30.568 +1.047
3 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:30.675 +1.154
4 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:31.118 +1.597
5 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:31.381 +1.860
6 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:31.915 +2.394
7 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:32.173 +2.652
8 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:32.390 +2.869
9 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:32.793 +3.272
10 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:32.835 +3.314
11 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:33.181 +3.660
12 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:33.756 +4.235
13 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:33.761 +4.240
14 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:34.027 +4.506
15 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:34.215 +4.694
16 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:35.162 +5.641
17 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:35.397 +5.876
18 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:35.408 +5.887
19 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:35.635 +6.114
20 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:35.793 +6.272
21 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:35.875 +6.354
22 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:36.244 +6.723
23 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:36.409 +6.888
24 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:36.420 +6.899
25 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:36.689 +7.168
26 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:37.907 +8.386
27 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:38.352 +8.831
28 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:38.443 +8.922
29 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:38.677 +9.156
30 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:39.302 +9.781
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:31.234
2 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:31.761 +0.527
3 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:31.987 +0.753
4 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:32.609 +1.375
5 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:32.887 +1.653
6 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:33.137 +1.903
7 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:33.276 +2.042
8 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:33.953 +2.719
9 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:33.974 +2.740
10 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:34.177 +2.943
11 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:35.146 +3.912
12 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:35.346 +4.112
13 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:35.357 +4.123
14 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:36.585 +5.351
15 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:36.871 +5.637
16 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:36.975 +5.741
17 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:36.984 +5.750
18 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:37.033 +5.799
19 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:37.821 +6.587
20 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:37.886 +6.652
21 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:38.276 +7.042
22 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:38.520 +7.286
23 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:39.058 +7.824
24 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:39.782 +8.548
25 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:40.377 +9.143
26 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:41.397 +10.163
27 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:42.421 +11.187
28 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:42.591 +11.357
29 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:43.869 +12.635
30 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:46.442 +15.208
31 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 10:35.816 +9:04.582
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:32.943 45
2 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:33.193 +0.250 39
3 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:33.540 +0.597 57
4 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:33.597 +0.654 44
5 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:33.903 +0.960 47
6 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:34.440 +1.497 44
7 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:34.457 +1.514 31
8 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:34.632 +1.689 46
9 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:34.657 +1.714 13
10 #29 Yannick Dalmas Lola 1:35.003 +2.060 32
11 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:35.020 +2.077 44
12 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:35.346 +2.403 10
13 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:36.429 +3.486 44
14 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:36.451 +3.508 34
15 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:36.613 +3.670 31
16 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:36.616 +3.673 3
17 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:36.758 +3.815 38
18 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:36.929 +3.986 43
19 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:37.003 +4.060 3
20 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:37.024 +4.081 6
21 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:37.112 +4.169 34
22 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:38.401 +5.458 15
23 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:38.556 +5.613 21
24 #23 Adrián Campos Minardi 1:41.641 +8.698 3

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Alain Prost McLaren 1 1 9
2 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 0 1 6 -3
3 Nelson Piquet Lotus 0 1 4 -5
4 Derek Warwick Arrows 0 0 3 -6
5 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 0 0 2 -7
6 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 0 0 1 -8
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 McLaren Honda 1 1 9
2 Ferrari Ferrari 0 1 8 -1
3 Lotus Honda 0 1 5 -4
4 Arrows Megatron 0 0 3 -6

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1974 #5 Emerson Fittipaldi Clay Regazzoni Jacky Ickx 2:36.050 - Clay Regazzoni Emerson Fittipaldi
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The 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix started Apr 3, 1988 on Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ayrton Senna started from pole position with Nigel Mansell next to him. Alain Prost started from third place.

In 1 hour, 36 minutes and 06 seconds Alain Prost finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Gerhard Berger in second and Nelson Piquet in third place.

After the 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix, Alain Prost is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 9 points. Prost is 3 points ahead of Gerhard Berger.