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1988 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 1988 Hungarian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 7 August 1988 at the Hungaroring, Budapest. It was the tenth race of the 1988 Formula One World Championship.

The 76-lap race was won from pole position by Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna, driving a McLaren-Honda, with French teammate Alain Prost second and Belgian Thierry Boutsen third in a Benetton-Ford. The win, Senna’s sixth of the season, moved him level on points with Prost at the top of the Drivers’ Championship.

1988 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race 10 of 16 in the 1988 Formula One World Championship
Hungaroring circuit 1986-1988.svg
Race details
Date 7 August 1988
Official name Pop 84 Magyar Nagydíj[1]
Location Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.014 km (2.494 mi)
Distance 76 laps, 305.064 km (189.558 mi)
Weather Sunny and hot
Pole position
Driver
  • Brazil Ayrton Senna
McLaren-Honda
Time 1:27.635
Fastest lap
Driver France Alain Prost McLaren-Honda
Time 1:30.639 on lap 51
Podium
First
  • Brazil Ayrton Senna
McLaren-Honda
Second
  • France Alain Prost
McLaren-Honda
Third
  • Belgium Thierry Boutsen
Benetton-Ford
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Lap leaders

Classification

Pre-Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 36 Italy Alex Caffi Dallara-Ford 2:01.593
2 32 Argentina Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun-Ford 2:03.343 +1.750
3 31 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Coloni-Ford 2:03.371 +1.778
4 33 Italy Stefano Modena EuroBrun-Ford 2:04.168 +2.575
DNPQ 21 Italy Nicola Larini Osella 2:05.626 +4.033

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Q2 Gap
1 12 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda 1:30.422 1:27.635
2 5 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Judd 1:30.151 1:27.743 +0.108
3 20 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Benetton-Ford 1:30.780 1:27.970 +0.335
4 16 Italy Ivan Capelli March-Judd 1:32.675 1:28.350 +0.715
5 19 Italy Alessandro Nannini Benetton-Ford 1:29.779 1:28.493 +0.858
6 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Williams-Judd 1:30.382 1:28.569 +0.934
7 11 France Alain Prost McLaren-Honda 1:29.589 1:28.778 +1.143
8 15 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin March-Judd 1:35.237 1:29.099 +1.464
9 28 Austria Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:31.192 1:29.244 +1.609
10 36 Italy Alex Caffi Dallara-Ford 1:32.887 1:29.891 +2.346
11 24 Spain Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi-Ford 1:33.494 1:30.103 +2.468
12 17 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Arrows-Megatron 1:32.514 1:30.185 +2.550
13 1 Brazil Nelson Piquet Lotus-Honda 1:35.346 1:30.405 +2.770
14 18 United States Eddie Cheever Arrows-Megatron 1:32.589 1:30.908 +3.273
15 27 Italy Michele Alboreto Ferrari 1:32.304 1:31.052 +3.417
16 23 Italy Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford 1:33.597 1:31.123 +3.488
17 29 France Yannick Dalmas Lola-Ford 1:33.192 1:31.200 +3.565
18 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Rial-Ford 1:48.994 1:31.523 +3.888
19 2 Japan Satoru Nakajima Lotus-Honda 1:34.194 1:31.646 +4.011
20 30 France Philippe Alliot Lola-Ford 1:33.132 1:31.719 +4.084
21 3 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell-Ford 1:34.001 1:31.741 +4.106
22 31 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Coloni-Ford 1:35.991 1:32.160 +4.525
23 14 France Philippe Streiff AGS-Ford 1:32.973 1:32.265 +4.630
24 26 Sweden Stefan Johansson Ligier-Judd 1:34.843 1:32.342 +4.707
25 25 France René Arnoux Ligier-Judd 1:35.685 1:32.477 +4.842
26 33 Italy Stefano Modena EuroBrun-Ford 1:35.389 1:32.614 +4.979
DNQ 32 Argentina Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun-Ford 1:35.990 1:32.987 +5.352
DNQ 10 West Germany Bernd Schneider Zakspeed 1:36.716 1:33.357 +5.722
DNQ 4 United Kingdom Julian Bailey Tyrrell-Ford 1:35.693 1:33.694 +6.059
DNQ 9 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed 1:36.223 1:34.701 +7.066

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 12 Brazil Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda 76 1:57:47.081 1 9
2 11 France Alain Prost McLaren-Honda 76 + 0.529 7 6
3 20 Belgium Thierry Boutsen Benetton-Ford 76 + 31.410 3 4
4 28 Austria Gerhard Berger Ferrari 76 + 1:28.670 9 3
5 15 Brazil Maurício Gugelmin March-Judd 75 + 1 Lap 8 2
6 6 Italy Riccardo Patrese Williams-Judd 75 + 1 Lap 6 1
7 2 Japan Satoru Nakajima Lotus-Honda 73 + 3 Laps 19
8 1 Brazil Nelson Piquet Lotus-Honda 73 + 3 Laps 13
9 29 France Yannick Dalmas Lola-Ford 73 + 3 Laps 17
10 24 Spain Luis Pérez-Sala Minardi-Ford 72 + 4 Laps 11
11 33 Italy Stefano Modena EuroBrun-Ford 72 + 4 Laps 26
12 30 France Philippe Alliot Lola-Ford 72 + 4 Laps 20
13 31 Italy Gabriele Tarquini Coloni-Ford 71 + 5 Laps 22
Ret 17 United Kingdom Derek Warwick Arrows-Megatron 65 Brakes 12
Ret 5 United Kingdom Nigel Mansell Williams-Judd 60 Driver Unwell 2
Ret 18 United States Eddie Cheever Arrows-Megatron 55 Brakes 14
Ret 27 Italy Michele Alboreto Ferrari 40 Electrical 15
Ret 25 France René Arnoux Ligier-Judd 32 Engine 25
Ret 22 Italy Andrea de Cesaris Rial-Ford 28 Halfshaft 18
Ret 19 Italy Alessandro Nannini Benetton-Ford 24 Overheating 5
Ret 36 Italy Alex Caffi Dallara-Ford 22 Engine 10
Ret 26 Sweden Stefan Johansson Ligier-Judd 19 Throttle 24
Ret 23 Italy Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford 8 Collision 16
Ret 14 France Philippe Streiff AGS-Ford 8 Collision 23
Ret 16 Italy Ivan Capelli March-Judd 5 Engine 4
Ret 3 United Kingdom Jonathan Palmer Tyrrell-Ford 3 Engine 21
DNQ 32 Argentina Oscar Larrauri EuroBrun-Ford
DNQ 10 West Germany Bernd Schneider Zakspeed
DNQ 4 United Kingdom Julian Bailey Tyrrell-Ford
DNQ 9 Italy Piercarlo Ghinzani Zakspeed
DNPQ 21 Italy Nicola Larini Osella
Source:
Drivers’ Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Brazil Ayrton Senna 66
2 France Alain Prost 66
3 Austria Gerhard Berger 28
4 Belgium Thierry Boutsen 16
5 Italy Michele Alboreto 16
Source:
Constructors’ Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 United Kingdom McLaren-Honda 132
2 Italy Ferrari 44
3 United Kingdom Benetton-Ford 22
4 United Kingdom Lotus-Honda 16
5 United Kingdom Arrows-Megatron 10
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References

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