1989 Japanese MotoGP

Race Winner
Country
Japan
Circuit
Round
1
Laps
22
Pole
1989 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Kevin Schwantz

34

Suzuki Pepsi Cola

Suzuki

0h 48m 48.37s

20

2

Wayne Rainey

3

Team Lucky Strike Roberts

Yamaha

0h 48m 48.8s

17

3

Eddie Lawson

1

Rothmans Kanemoto Honda

Honda

0h 49m 19.05s

15

4

Wayne Gardner

2

Rothmans Honda Team

Honda

0h 49m 23.56s

13

5

Kevin Magee

5

Team Lucky Strike Roberts

Yamaha

0h 49m 24.79s

11

6

Niall MacKenzie

6

Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini

Yamaha

0h 49m 27.91s

10

7

Christian Sarron

4

Sonauto Gauloises Blondes Yamaha Mobil 1

Yamaha

0h 49m 36.85s

9

8

7

Tadahiko Taira

21

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0h 49m 36.91s

8

9

Norihiko Fujiwara

26

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0h 49m 57.65s

7

10

Shinichi Ito

40

Team HRC

Honda

0h 49m 57.65s

6

11

Bubba Shobert

25

Cabin Racing Team

Honda

0h 50m 7.36s

5

12

Ron Haslam

8

Suzuki Pepsi Cola

Suzuki

0h 50m 12.25s

4

13

Shunji Yatsushiro

11

Team HRC

Honda

0h 50m 14.05s

3

14

Freddie Spencer

19

Marlboro Yamaha Team Agostini

Yamaha

0h 50m 14.38s

2

15

Kunio Machii

48

Yamaha Motor Company

Yamaha

0h 50m 17.85s

1

16

Randy Mamola

12

Cagiva Corse

Cagiva

0h 50m 34.183s

0

17

Shinji Katayama

43

Yamaha

0h 50m 34.619s

0

18

Dominique Sarron

7

Team ROC Elf Honda

Honda

0h 51m 0.5s

0

19

Katsunori Shinozaki

46

Suzuki

0h 0m 0s

0

20

Marco Gentile

32

Fior Marlboro

Fior

0h 0m 0s

0

21

Keiji Kinoshita

45

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

22

Kenmei Matsumoto

49

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

23

Fernando Gonzales de Nicolas

38

Club Motocross Pozuelo

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

DNS

Simon Buckmaster

36

Racing Team Katayama

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Mick Doohan

27

Rothmans Honda Team

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Pierfrancesco Chili

       

0

R

Alessandro Valesi

15

Team Iberia

Yamaha

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Hikaru Miyagi

41

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

R

Doug Polen

35

Suzuki

0h 0m 0s

0

 

Osamu Hiwatashi

       

0

R

Norio Iobe

44

Team Iberia

Honda

0h 0m 0s

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Tadahiko Taira

Yamaha Motor Company

0h 49m 36.91s

Circuit - Suzuka

Country

Japan

Location

Suzuka, Mie Prefecture

Type

Permanent road course

Length

3.641 (Miles)

Record

Michael Schumacher (Ferrari F2001), 1m32.484, 141.728 mph, F1, 2001

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