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1988 Japanese Grand Prix

Round
15/16
Date
Oct 30, 1988 at 00:00
Location
Suzuka, Japan
Circuit
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:33:26.173 1st 51 9
2 #11 Alain Prost McLaren +13.363 2nd 51 6
3 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton +36.109 10th 51 4
4 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari +1:26.714 3rd 51 3
5 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton +1:30.603 12th 51 2
6 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams +1:37.615 11th 51 1
7 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus +1 lap 6th 50
8 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS +1 lap 18th 50
9 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola +1 lap 19th 50
10 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March +1 lap 13th 50
11 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari +1 lap 9th 50
12 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell +1 lap 16th 50
13 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi +2 laps 17th 49
14 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell +2 laps 26th 49
15 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi +2 laps 22nd 49
16 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola +3 laps 20th 48
17 #25 René Arnoux Ligier +3 laps 23rd 48
DNF #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial Overheating 14th 36
DNF #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows Ignition 15th 35
DNF #21 Nicola Larini Osella Brakes 24th 34
DNF #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus Unwell 5th 34
DNF #5 Nigel Mansell Williams Collision 8th 24
DNF #36 Alex Caffi Dallara Spun off 21st 22
DNF #16 Ivan Capelli March Electrical 4th 19
DNF #17 Derek Warwick Arrows Spun off 7th 16
DNF #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed Unfit 25th 14
DNQ #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier
DNQ #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun
DNQ #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed
DNQ #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun
DNPQ #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:46.372
2 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:46.745 +0.373
3 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:46.885 +0.513
4 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:47.063 +0.691
5 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:47.147 +0.775
6 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:47.453 +1.081
7 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:47.549 +1.177
8 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:47.591 +1.219
9 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:48.125 +1.753
10 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:48.199 +1.827
11 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:48.515 +2.143
12 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:48.849 +2.477
13 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:49.574 +3.202
14 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:49.650 +3.278
15 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:49.712 +3.340
16 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:49.865 +3.493
17 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:50.428 +4.056
18 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:50.500 +4.128
19 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:50.600 +4.228
20 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:50.684 +4.312
21 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:51.066 +4.694
22 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:51.399 +5.027
23 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:52.838 +6.466
24 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:55.085 +8.713
25 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:55.601 +9.229
26 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 8:07.970 +6:21.598
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:41.853
2 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:42.177 +0.324
3 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:43.353 +1.500
4 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:43.605 +1.752
5 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:43.693 +1.840
6 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:43.693 +1.840
7 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:43.816 +1.963
8 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:43.893 +2.040
9 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:43.972 +2.119
10 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:44.499 +2.646
11 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:44.555 +2.702
12 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:44.611 +2.758
13 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:45.138 +3.285
14 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:45.558 +3.705
15 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:45.845 +3.992
16 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:45.916 +4.063
17 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:46.449 +4.596
18 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:46.486 +4.633
19 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:46.521 +4.668
20 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:46.920 +5.067
21 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:46.982 +5.129
22 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:47.134 +5.281
23 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:47.193 +5.340
24 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:47.547 +5.694
25 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:47.599 +5.746
26 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:48.589 +6.736
27 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:48.716 +6.863
28 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:49.265 +7.412
29 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:49.706 +7.853
30 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:49.810 +7.957
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:41.853
2 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:42.177 +0.324
3 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:43.353 +1.500
4 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:43.605 +1.752
5 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:43.693 +1.840
6 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:43.693 +1.840
7 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:43.816 +1.963
8 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:43.893 +2.040
9 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:43.972 +2.119
10 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:44.499 +2.646
11 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:44.555 +2.702
12 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:44.611 +2.758
13 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:45.156 +3.303
14 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:45.558 +3.705
15 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:45.916 +4.063
16 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:46.189 +4.336
17 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:46.449 +4.596
18 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:46.486 +4.633
19 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:46.521 +4.668
20 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:46.920 +5.067
21 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:46.982 +5.129
22 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:47.134 +5.281
23 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:47.193 +5.340
24 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:47.547 +5.694
25 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:47.599 +5.746
26 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:48.589 +6.736
27 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:48.716 +6.863
28 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:49.265 +7.412
29 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:50.047 +8.194
30 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:50.550 +8.697
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:42.157
2 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:43.548 +1.391
3 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:43.806 +1.649
4 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:44.448 +2.291
5 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:44.583 +2.426
6 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:44.882 +2.725
7 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:44.909 +2.752
8 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:45.047 +2.890
9 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:45.138 +2.981
10 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:45.156 +2.999
11 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:45.171 +3.014
12 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:45.510 +3.353
13 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:45.845 +3.688
14 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:46.915 +4.758
15 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:47.057 +4.900
16 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:47.583 +5.426
17 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:47.638 +5.481
18 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:47.813 +5.656
19 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:47.828 +5.671
20 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:48.393 +6.236
21 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:48.448 +6.291
22 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:48.706 +6.549
23 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:48.769 +6.612
24 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:49.127 +6.970
25 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:49.165 +7.008
26 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:49.420 +7.263
27 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:49.706 +7.549
28 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:49.810 +7.653
29 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:49.897 +7.740
30 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:50.224 +8.067
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:49.099
2 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:50.288 +1.189
3 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:50.942 +1.843
4 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:51.141 +2.042
5 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:52.234 +3.135
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:44.290
2 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:44.543 +0.253
3 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:44.668 +0.378
4 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:44.694 +0.404
5 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:44.930 +0.640
6 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:44.945 +0.655
7 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:45.233 +0.943
8 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:45.731 +1.441
9 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:46.092 +1.802
10 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:46.193 +1.903
11 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:46.279 +1.989
12 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:46.853 +2.563
13 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:47.094 +2.804
14 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:47.349 +3.059
15 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:47.428 +3.138
16 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:47.521 +3.231
17 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:47.601 +3.311
18 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:47.649 +3.359
19 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:47.733 +3.443
20 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:47.921 +3.631
21 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:48.036 +3.746
22 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:48.551 +4.261
23 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:48.663 +4.373
24 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:48.725 +4.435
25 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:48.807 +4.517
26 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:49.053 +4.763
27 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:49.548 +5.258
28 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:49.569 +5.279
29 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:49.576 +5.286
30 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:50.418 +6.128
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:44.620
2 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:44.848 +0.228
3 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:45.706 +1.086
4 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:45.803 +1.183
5 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:46.152 +1.532
6 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:46.532 +1.912
7 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:46.553 +1.933
8 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:46.975 +2.355
9 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:47.149 +2.529
10 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:47.180 +2.560
11 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:47.200 +2.580
12 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:47.694 +3.074
13 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:47.767 +3.147
14 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:47.797 +3.177
15 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:48.547 +3.927
16 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:48.847 +4.227
17 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:49.099 +4.479
18 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:49.525 +4.905
19 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:49.587 +4.967
20 #9 Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:49.989 +5.369
21 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:50.281 +5.661
22 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:50.288 +5.668
23 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:50.564 +5.944
24 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:50.862 +6.242
25 #32 Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun 1:50.942 +6.322
26 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:51.097 +6.477
27 #33 Stefano Modena EuroBrun 1:51.141 +6.521
28 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:51.196 +6.576
29 #26 Stefan Johansson Ligier 1:51.536 +6.916
30 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:51.600 +6.980
31 #31 Gabriele Tarquini Coloni 1:52.234 +7.614
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #12 Ayrton Senna McLaren 1:46.326 33
2 #11 Alain Prost McLaren 1:46.482 +0.156 44
3 #20 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 1:47.161 +0.835 22
4 #16 Ivan Capelli March 1:47.375 +1.049 11
5 #19 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 1:47.991 +1.665 34
6 #3 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 1:48.138 +1.812 41
7 #6 Riccardo Patrese Williams 1:48.289 +1.963 32
8 #5 Nigel Mansell Williams 1:48.317 +1.991 23
9 #1 Nelson Piquet Lotus 1:48.402 +2.076 23
10 #28 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:48.655 +2.329 25
11 #2 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 1:48.660 +2.334 26
12 #18 Eddie Cheever Arrows 1:48.734 +2.408 24
13 #15 Maurício Gugelmin March 1:48.780 +2.454 32
14 #30 Philippe Alliot Lola 1:48.913 +2.587 35
15 #27 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:49.014 +2.688 35
16 #14 Philippe Streiff AGS 1:49.218 +2.892 30
17 #22 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 1:49.478 +3.152 24
18 #23 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 1:50.483 +4.157 34
19 #24 Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi 1:50.553 +4.227 30
20 #17 Derek Warwick Arrows 1:50.583 +4.257 9
21 #29 Aguri Suzuki Lola 1:50.642 +4.316 31
22 #36 Alex Caffi Dallara 1:50.762 +4.436 22
23 #10 Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:51.435 +5.109 12
24 #21 Nicola Larini Osella 1:51.570 +5.244 27
25 #4 Julian Bailey Tyrrell 1:51.638 +5.312 40
26 #25 René Arnoux Ligier 1:52.062 +5.736 30

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ayrton Senna McLaren 8 10 87
2 Alain Prost McLaren 6 13 84 -3
3 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1 5 41 -46
4 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 0 5 25 -62
5 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 0 3 24 -63
6 Nelson Piquet Lotus 0 2 18 -69
7 Derek Warwick Arrows 0 0 17 -70
8 Ivan Capelli March 0 2 16 -71
9 Nigel Mansell Williams 0 2 12 -75
10 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 0 2 12 -75
11 Eddie Cheever Arrows 0 1 6 -81
12 Maurício Gugelmin March 0 0 5 -82
13 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 0 0 5 -82
14 Riccardo Patrese Williams 0 0 5 -82
15 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 0 0 3 -84
16 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 0 0 1 -86
17 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 0 0 1 -86
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 McLaren Honda 14 23 184
2 Ferrari Ferrari 1 8 65 -119
3 Benetton Ford 0 7 37 -147
4 Arrows Megatron 0 1 23 -161
5 March Judd 0 2 21 -163
6 Lotus Honda 0 2 19 -165
7 Williams Judd 0 2 17 -167
8 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 5 -179
9 Rial Ford 0 0 3 -181
10 Minardi Ford 0 0 1 -183

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The 1988 Japanese Grand Prix started Oct 30, 1988 on Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Ayrton Senna started from pole position with Alain Prost next to him. Gerhard Berger started from third place.

In 1 hour, 33 minutes and 26 seconds Ayrton Senna finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Alain Prost in second and Thierry Boutsen in third place.

After the 1988 Japanese Grand Prix, Ayrton Senna is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 87 points. Senna is 3 points ahead of Alain Prost.