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1990 Brazilian Grand Prix

1990 Brazilian Grand Prix
Grand PrixBrazilian
Official NameXIX Grande Prêmio do Brasil
DateMarch 25
Race No2
Season No16
LocationAutódromo José Carlos Pace
São Paulo, Brazil
CoursePermanent racing facility
Course Mi2.687
Course Km4.325
Distance Laps71
Distance Mi190.807
Distance Km307.075
WeatherHot, dry, sunny
Pole DriverAyrton Senna
Pole CountryBrazil
Pole TeamMcLaren-Honda
Pole Time1:17.277
Fast DriverGerhard Berger
Fast CountryAustria
Fast TeamMcLaren-Honda
Fast Time1:19.899
Fast Lap55
First DriverAlain Prost
First CountryFrance
First TeamFerrari
Second DriverGerhard Berger
Second CountryAustria
Second TeamMcLaren-Honda
Third DriverAyrton Senna
Third CountryBrazil
Third TeamMcLaren-Honda

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The 1990 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on March 25, 1990 at Interlagos. It was the 19th Brazilian Grand Prix and the ninth to be held at Interlagos. The São Paulo circuit had not held the Grand Prix since 1980 and the circuit was extensively renovated with the circuit itslef almost halved in length. The race was contested over 71 laps of the four kilometre circuit, for a race distance of 307 kilometres.

The race was won for the sixth time by French driver, the reigning world champion Alain Prost driving a Ferrari 641. The win extended Prost's record for most wins of the Brazilian Grand Prix. Prost's winning margin was 13 seconds over Austrian driver Gerhard Berger driving a McLaren MP4/5B. Berger's Brazilian team mate Ayrton Senna was third.

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