1989 Grand Prix of France
9 July - Paul Ricard: 305.040km (3.813km x 80 laps)



Interrupted after first lap accident. Restarted for original distance.


Pole Position: Alain Prost, McLaren-Honda MP4/5, 1:07.203
Fastest lap: Mauricio Gugelmin, 1:12.090 (190.412 km/h on lap 29)

Results
 1. Alain Prost               McLaren-Honda MP4/5         1:38:29.411 (185.830 km/h)
 2. Nigel Mansell             Ferrari 640                -     44.017
 3. Riccardo Patrese          Williams-Renault FW12C     -   1:06.921
 4. Jean Alesi                Tyrrell-Ford 018           -   1:13.232
 5. Stefan Johansson          Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -  1 lap
 6. Olivier Grouillard        Ligier-Ford JS33           -  1 lap
 7. Eddie Cheever             Arrows-Ford A11            -  1 lap
 8. Nelson Piquet             Lotus-Judd 101             -  2 laps
 9. Emanuele Pirro            Benetton-Ford B188         -  2 laps
10. Jonathan Palmer           Tyrrell-Ford 018           -  2 laps
11. Eric Bernard              Lola-Lamborghini LC89      -  3 laps (Engine)
12. Martin Donnelly           Arrows-Ford A11            -  3 laps
13. Bertrand Gachot           Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -  4 laps
    

    

Retirements    
    Mauricio Gugelmin         March-Judd CG891           -  9 laps (Not classified)
    Stefano Modena            Brabham-Judd BT58          - 13 laps (Engine)
    Thierry Boutsen           Williams-Renault FW12C     - 30 laps (Gearbox)
    Satoru Nakajima           Lotus-Judd 101             - 31 laps (Engine)
    Ivan Capelli              March-Judd CG891           - 37 laps (Engine)
    Alessandro Nannini        Benetton-Ford B189         - 40 laps (Suspension)
    Pierluigi Martini         Minardi-Ford M189          - 49 laps (Oil pressure)
    Gabriele Tarquini         AGS-Ford JH23B             - 50 laps (Engine)
    Philippe Alliot           Lola-Lamborghini LC89      - 50 laps (Engine)
    Gerhard Berger            Ferrari 640                - 51 laps (Gearbox oil leak)
    Alex Caffi                Dallara-Ford 189           - 53 laps (Accident/Clutch)
    René Arnoux               Ligier-Ford JS33           - 66 laps (Gearbox)
    Ayrton Senna              McLaren-Honda MP4/5        - 80 laps (Differential)
    
Did Not Qualify    
    Andrea de Cesaris         Dallara-Ford 189
    Luis Perez-Sala           Minardi-Ford M189
    Christian Danner          Rial-Ford ARC2
    Roberto Moreno            Coloni-Ford FC189
    
Did Not Pre-qualify    
    Nicola Larini             Osella-Ford FA1M
    Martin Brundle            Brabham-Judd BT58
    Volker Weidler            Rial-Ford ARC2
    Bernd Schneider           Zakspeed-Yamaha 891
    Piercarlo Ghinzani        Osella-Ford FA1M
    Pierre-Henri Raphanel     Coloni-Ford FC189
    Aguri Suzuki              Zakspeed-Yamaha 891
    Gregor Foitek             EuroBrun-Judd ER188B
    Joachim Winkelhock        AGS-Ford JH23B

Qualifying Times:

 1. Alain Prost               McLaren-Honda MP4/5         1:07.203 (204.259 km/h)
 2. Ayrton Senna              McLaren-Honda MP4/5        -   0.025
 3. Nigel Mansell             Ferrari 640                -   0.252
 4. Alessandro Nannini        Benetton-Ford B189         -   0.934
 5. Thierry Boutsen           Williams-Renault FW12C     -   1.008
 6. Gerhard Berger            Ferrari 640                -   1.030
 7. Philippe Alliot           Lola-Lamborghini LC89      -   1.358
 8. Riccardo Patrese          Williams-Renault FW12C     -   1.790
 9. Jonathan Palmer           Tyrrell-Ford 018           -   1.823
10. Mauricio Gugelmin         March-Judd CG891           -   1.833
11. Bertrand Gachot           Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -   1.919
12. Ivan Capelli              March-Judd CG891           -   2.080
13. Stefan Johansson          Onyx-Ford ORE-1            -   2.096
14. Martin Donnelly           Arrows-Ford A11            -   2.321
15. Eric Bernard              Lola-Lamborghini LC89      -   2.393
16. Jean Alesi                Tyrrell-Ford 018           -   2.465
17. Olivier Grouillard        Ligier-Ford JS33           -   2.514
18. René Arnoux               Ligier-Ford JS33           -   2.874
19. Satoru Nakajima           Lotus-Judd 101             -   2.916
20. Nelson Piquet             Lotus-Judd 101             -   2.932
21. Gabriele Tarquini         AGS-Ford JH23B             -   3.013
22. Eddie Cheever             Arrows-Ford A11            -   3.036
23. Stefano Modena            Brabham-Judd BT58          -   3.051
24. Pierluigi Martini         Minardi-Ford M189          -   3.064
25. Emanuele Pirro            Benetton-Ford B188         -   3.089
26. Alex Caffi                Dallara-Ford 189           -   3.265
    
Did Not Qualify    
27. Andrea de Cesaris         Dallara-Ford 189           -   3.388
28. Luis Perez-Sala           Minardi-Ford M189          -   3.876
29. Christian Danner          Rial-Ford ARC2             -   3.975
30. Roberto Moreno            Coloni-Ford FC189          -   4.169

Did Not Pre-qualify
31. Nicola Larini             Osella-Ford FA1M           -   2.786
32. Martin Brundle            Brabham-Judd BT58          -   2.978
33. Volker Weidler            Rial-Ford ARC2             -   3.856
34. Bernd Schneider           Zakspeed-Yamaha 891        -   3.895
35. Piercarlo Ghinzani        Osella-Ford FA1M           -   4.325
36. Pierre-Henri Raphanel     Coloni-Ford FC189          -   4.750
37. Aguri Suzuki              Zakspeed-Yamaha 891        -   4.828
38. Gregor Foitek             EuroBrun-Judd ER188B       -   4.976
39. Joachim Winkelhock        AGS-Ford JH23B             -   5.970