1990 Grand Prix of Australia
4 November - Adelaide: 306.180km (3.780km x 81 laps)



Pole Position: Ayrton Senna, McLaren-Honda MP4/5B, 1:15.671
Fastest lap: Nigel Mansell, 1:18.203 (174.009 km/h on lap 75)

Results
 1. Nelson Piquet          Benetton-Ford B190           1:49:44.570 (167.399 km/h)
 2. Nigel Mansell          Ferrari 641                 -      3.129
 3. Alain Prost            Ferrari 641                 -     37.259
 4. Gerhard Berger         McLaren-Honda MP4/5B        -     46.862
 5. Thierry Boutsen        Williams-Renault FW13B      -   1:51.160
 6. Riccardo Patrese       Williams-Renault FW13B      -  1 lap
 7. Roberto Moreno         Benetton-Ford B190          -  1 lap
 8. Jean Alesi             Tyrrell-Ford 019            -  1 lap
 9. Pierluigi Martini      Minardi-Ford M190           -  2 laps
10. Nicola Larini          Ligier-Ford JS33B           -  2 laps
11. Philippe Alliot        Ligier-Ford JS33B           -  3 laps
12. Stefano Modena         Brabham-Judd BT59           -  4 laps
13. Olivier Grouillard     Osella-Ford FA1M-E          -  7 laps

Retirements
    Emanuele Pirro         Dallara-Ford 190            - 13 laps (Electrics)
    Ayrton Senna           McLaren-Honda MP4/5B        - 20 laps (Accident)
    Gabriele Tarquini      AGS-Ford JH25               - 23 laps (Engine/Fire)
    Johnny Herbert         Lotus-Lamborghini 102       - 24 laps (Clutch)
    Satoru Nakajima        Tyrrell-Ford 019            - 28 laps (Spun)
    Ivan Capelli           Leyton House-Judd CG901     - 35 laps (Throttle jammed)
    Derek Warwick          Lotus-Lamborghini 102       - 38 laps (Gearbox)
    Mauricio Gugelmin      Leyton House-Judd CG901     - 54 laps (Brakes/Spun)
    Andrea de Cesaris      Dallara-Ford 190            - 58 laps (Electrics)
    Eric Bernard           Lola-Lamborghini 90         - 60 laps (Gearbox)
    Gianni Morbidelli      Minardi-Ford M190           - 61 laps (Gearbox)
    David Brabham          Brabham-Judd BT59           - 63 laps (Spun/Stalled)
    Aguri Suzuki           Lola-Lamborghini 90         - 75 laps (Differential)
    
Did Not Qualify    
    Michele Alboreto       Arrows-Ford A11B
    Yannick Dalmas         AGS-Ford JH25
    Alex Caffi             Arrows-Ford A11B
    Bertrand Gachot        Coloni-Ford FC189C

Qualifying Times:

 1. Ayrton Senna           McLaren-Honda MP4/5B         1:15.671 (179.831 km/h)
 2. Gerhard Berger         McLaren-Honda MP4/5B        -   0.573
 3. Nigel Mansell          Ferrari 641                 -   0.681
 4. Alain Prost            Ferrari 641                 -   0.694
 5. Jean Alesi             Tyrrell-Ford 019            -   1.166
 6. Riccardo Patrese       Williams-Renault FW13B      -   1.485
 7. Nelson Piquet          Benetton-Ford B190          -   1.502
 8. Roberto Moreno         Benetton-Ford B190          -   1.766
 9. Thierry Boutsen        Williams-Renault FW13B      -   1.925
10. Pierluigi Martini      Minardi-Ford M190           -   2.156
11. Derek Warwick          Lotus-Lamborghini 102       -   2.680
12. Nicola Larini          Ligier-Ford JS33B           -   3.059
13. Satoru Nakajima        Tyrrell-Ford 019            -   3.067
14. Ivan Capelli           Leyton House-Judd CG901     -   3.172
15. Andrea de Cesaris      Dallara-Ford 190            -   3.187
16. Mauricio Gugelmin      Leyton House-Judd CG901     -   3.189
17. Stefano Modena         Brabham-Judd BT59           -   3.215
18. Johnny Herbert         Lotus-Lamborghini 102       -   3.420
19. Philippe Alliot        Ligier-Ford JS33B           -   3.531
20. Gianni Morbidelli      Minardi-Ford M190           -   3.676
21. Emanuele Pirro         Dallara-Ford 190            -   3.805
22. Olivier Grouillard     Osella-Ford FA1M-E          -   4.051
23. Eric Bernard           Lola-Lamborghini 90         -   4.187
24. Aguri Suzuki           Lola-Lamborghini 90         -   4.299
25. David Brabham          Brabham-Judd BT59           -   4.547
26. Gabriele Tarquini      AGS-Ford JH25               -   4.625

Did Not Qualify
27. Michele Alboreto       Arrows-Ford A11B            -   4.874
28. Yannick Dalmas         AGS-Ford JH25               -   4.899
29. Alex Caffi             Arrows-Ford A11B            -   4.938
30. Bertrand Gachot        Coloni-Ford FC189C          -   7.464