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1988 Formula 1 World Championship

1st
Ayrton Senna
McLaren
90 pts
2nd
Alain Prost
McLaren
87 pts
3rd
Gerhard Berger
Ferrari
41 pts
1st
McLaren
199 pts
16
Races
Apr 3, 1988
Date first race
Nov 13, 1988
Date last race
SEN (8)
Most wins
SEN (13)
Most pole positions
PRO (14)
Most podiums
PRO (14)
Most in points
PRO (7)
Most fastest laps
MAN (12)
Most DNF

1988 standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Ayrton Senna McLaren 8 11 90
2 Alain Prost McLaren 7 14 87 -3
3 Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1 5 41 -49
4 Thierry Boutsen Benetton 0 5 27 -63
5 Michele Alboreto Ferrari 0 3 24 -66
6 Nelson Piquet Lotus 0 3 22 -68
7 Ivan Capelli March 0 2 17 -73
8 Derek Warwick Arrows 0 0 17 -73
9 Nigel Mansell Williams 0 2 12 -78
10 Alessandro Nannini Benetton 0 2 12 -78
11 Riccardo Patrese Williams 0 0 8 -82
12 Eddie Cheever Arrows 0 1 6 -84
13 Maurício Gugelmin March 0 0 5 -85
14 Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell 0 0 5 -85
15 Andrea de Cesaris Rial 0 0 3 -87
16 Satoru Nakajima Lotus 0 0 1 -89
17 Pierluigi Martini Minardi 0 0 1 -89
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 McLaren Honda 15 25 199
2 Ferrari Ferrari 1 8 65 -134
3 Benetton Ford 0 7 39 -160
4 Lotus Honda 0 3 23 -176
5 Arrows Megatron 0 1 23 -176
6 March Judd 0 2 22 -177
7 Williams Judd 0 2 20 -179
8 Tyrrell Ford 0 0 5 -194
9 Rial Ford 0 0 3 -196
10 Minardi Ford 0 0 1 -198

1988 schedule

Race Date Winner 2nd 3rd Pole position
1 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix Apr 3 #11 Alain Prost Gerhard Berger Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna
2 1988 San Marino Grand Prix May 1 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna
3 1988 Monaco Grand Prix May 15 #11 Alain Prost Gerhard Berger Michele Alboreto Ayrton Senna
4 1988 Mexican Grand Prix May 29 #11 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Gerhard Berger Ayrton Senna
5 1988 Canadian Grand Prix Jun 12 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Thierry Boutsen Ayrton Senna
6 1988 Detroit Grand Prix Jun 19 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Thierry Boutsen Ayrton Senna
7 1988 French Grand Prix Jul 3 #11 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Michele Alboreto Alain Prost
8 1988 British Grand Prix Jul 10 #12 Ayrton Senna Nigel Mansell Alessandro Nannini Gerhard Berger
9 1988 German Grand Prix Jul 24 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Gerhard Berger Ayrton Senna
10 1988 Hungarian Grand Prix Aug 7 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Thierry Boutsen Ayrton Senna
11 1988 Belgian Grand Prix Aug 28 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Ivan Capelli Ayrton Senna
12 1988 Italian Grand Prix Sep 11 #28 Gerhard Berger Michele Alboreto Eddie Cheever Ayrton Senna
13 1988 Portuguese Grand Prix Sep 25 #11 Alain Prost Ivan Capelli Thierry Boutsen Alain Prost
14 1988 Spanish Grand Prix Oct 2 #11 Alain Prost Nigel Mansell Alessandro Nannini Ayrton Senna
15 1988 Japanese Grand Prix Oct 30 #12 Ayrton Senna Alain Prost Thierry Boutsen Ayrton Senna
16 1988 Australian Grand Prix Nov 13 #11 Alain Prost Ayrton Senna Nelson Piquet Ayrton Senna
Ayrton Senna is the 1988 Formula 1 World Champion. Senna won 8 out of 16 races and scored a total of 90 points. With 3 points behind Alain Prost finished the season in second place and Gerhard Berger as third. McLaren won the 1988 Formula 1 constructor championship, with a total of 199 points.

The season started with the 1988 Brazilian Grand Prix on April 3. The last race of the season was the 1988 Australian Grand Prix on November 13.