1989 Grand Prix of Brazil
26 March - Rio de Janeiro: 306.891km (5.031km x 61 laps)



Pole Position: Ayrton Senna, McLaren-Honda MP4/5, 1:25.302
Fastest lap: Riccardo Patrese, 1:32.507 (195.786 km/h on lap 47)

Results
 1. Nigel Mansell             Ferrari 640                 1:38:58.744 (186.034 km/h)
 2. Alain Prost               McLaren-Honda MP4/5        -      7.809
 3. Mauricio Gugelmin         March-Judd 881             -      9.370
 4. Johnny Herbert            Benetton-Ford B188         -     10.493
 5. Derek Warwick             Arrows-Ford A11            -     17.866
 6. Alessandro Nannini        Benetton-Ford B188         -     18.241
 7. Jonathan Palmer           Tyrrell-Ford 017B          -  1 lap
 8. Satoru Nakajima           Lotus-Judd 101             -  1 lap
 9. Olivier Grouillard        Ligier-Ford JS33           -  1 lap
10. Michele Alboreto          Tyrrell-Ford 017B          -  2 laps
11. Ayrton Senna              McLaren-Honda MP4/5        -  2 laps
12. Philippe Alliot           Lola-Lamborghini LC88B     -  3 laps
13. Andrea de Cesaris         Dallara-Ford 189           -  4 laps (Engine)
14. Christian Danner          Rial-Ford ARC2             -  5 laps (Gearbox)
    
Retirements    
    Riccardo Patrese          Williams-Renault FW12C     - 10 laps (Camshaft)
    Eddie Cheever             Arrows-Ford A11            - 24 laps (Accident)
    Bernd Schneider           Zakspeed-Yamaha 891        - 25 laps (Suspension/Accident)
    Martin Brundle            Brabham-Judd BT58          - 34 laps (Halfshaft)
    Ivan Capelli              March-Judd 881             - 39 laps (Suspension)
    Nicola Larini             Osella-Ford FA1M           - 51 laps (Disqualified/Started from wrong grid position)
    Nelson Piquet             Lotus-Judd 101             - 51 laps (Fuel system)
    Stefano Modena            Brabham-Judd BT58          - 52 laps (Halfshaft)
    Thierry Boutsen           Williams-Renault FW12C     - 58 laps (Engine)
    Pierluigi Martini         Minardi-Ford M188B         - 59 laps (Engine mounting)
    Gerhard Berger            Ferrari 640                - 61 laps (Accident)
    Luis Perez-Sala           Minardi-Ford M188B         - 61 laps (Accident)
    
Did Not Qualify    
    Yannick Dalmas            Lola-Lamborghini LC88B
    René Arnoux               Ligier-Ford JS33
    Gregor Foitek             EuroBrun-Judd ER188B
    Roberto Moreno            Coloni-Ford FC188B
    
Did Not Pre-qualify    
    Alex Caffi                Dallara-Ford 189
    Piercarlo Ghinzani        Osella-Ford FA1M
    Volker Weidler            Rial-Ford ARC2
    Pierre-Henri Raphanel     Coloni-Ford FC188B
    Joachim Winkelhock        AGS-Ford JH23B
    Aguri Suzuki              Zakspeed-Yamaha 891
    Stefan Johansson          Onyx-Ford ORE-1
    Bertrand Gachot           Onyx-Ford ORE-1

Qualifying Times:

 1. Ayrton Senna              McLaren-Honda MP4/5         1:25.302 (212.323 km/h)
 2. Riccardo Patrese          Williams-Renault FW12C     -   0.870
 3. Gerhard Berger            Ferrari 640                -   0.969
 4. Thierry Boutsen           Williams-Renault FW12C     -   1.157
 5. Alain Prost               McLaren-Honda MP4/5        -   1.318
 6. Nigel Mansell             Ferrari 640                -   1.470
 7. Ivan Capelli              March-Judd 881             -   1.733
 8. Derek Warwick             Arrows-Ford A11            -   2.106
 9. Nelson Piquet             Lotus-Judd 101             -   2.135
10. Johnny Herbert            Benetton-Ford B188         -   2.324
11. Alessandro Nannini        Benetton-Ford B188         -   2.563
12. Mauricio Gugelmin         March-Judd 881             -   2.654
13. Martin Brundle            Brabham-Judd BT58          -   2.972
14. Stefano Modena            Brabham-Judd BT58          -   3.319
15. Andrea de Cesaris         Dallara-Ford 189           -   3.703
16. Pierluigi Martini         Minardi-Ford M188B         -   4.133
17. Christian Danner          Rial-Ford ARC2             -   4.153
18. Jonathan Palmer           Tyrrell-Ford 017B          -   4.271
19. Nicola Larini             Osella-Ford FA1M           -   4.844
20. Michele Alboreto          Tyrrell-Ford 017B          -   4.953
21. Satoru Nakajima           Lotus-Judd 101             -   5.073
22. Olivier Grouillard        Ligier-Ford JS33           -   5.108
23. Luis Perez-Sala           Minardi-Ford M188B         -   5.341
24. Eddie Cheever             Arrows-Ford A11            -   5.355
25. Bernd Schneider           Zakspeed-Yamaha 891        -   5.559
26. Philippe Alliot           Lola-Lamborghini LC88B     -   5.707
    
Did Not Qualify    
27. Yannick Dalmas            Lola-Lamborghini LC88B     -   5.958
28. René Arnoux               Ligier-Ford JS33           -   6.074
29. Gregor Foitek             EuroBrun-Judd ER188B       -   6.489
30. Roberto Moreno            Coloni-Ford FC188B         -   7.259

Did Not Pre-qualify
31. Alex Caffi                Dallara-Ford 189           -   5.445
32. Piercarlo Ghinzani        Osella-Ford FA1M           -   5.848
33. Volker Weidler            Rial-Ford ARC2             -   6.662
34. Pierre-Henri Raphanel     Coloni-Ford FC188B         -   6.717
35. Joachim Winkelhock        AGS-Ford JH23B             -   7.680
36. Aguri Suzuki              Zakspeed-Yamaha 891        -   7.777
37. Stefan Johansson          Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -   9.930
38. Bertrand Gachot           Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -  12.630