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1990 British Grand Prix

1990 British Grand Prix
Grand PrixBritish
DateJuly 15
Official NameXLIII Marlboro British Grand Prix
Race No8
Season No16
LocationSilverstone Circuit
Silverstone, United Kingdom
CoursePermanent racing facility
Course Mi2.969
Course Km4.778
Distance Laps64
Distance Mi190.080
Distance Km305.904
WeatherHot, dry, sunny
Pole DriverNigel Mansell
Pole CountryUK
Pole TeamFerrari
Pole Time1:07.428
Fast DriverNigel Mansell
Fast CountryUK
Fast TeamFerrari
Fast Time1:11.291
Fast Lap51
First DriverAlain Prost
First CountryFrance
First TeamFerrari
Second DriverThierry Boutsen
Second CountryBelgium
Second TeamWilliams-Renault
Third DriverAyrton Senna
Third CountryBrazil
Third TeamMcLaren-Honda

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The 1990 British Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Silverstone on July 15, 1990. It was the eighth round of the 1990 Formula One season. It was the 45th British Grand Prix and the 26th to be held at Silverstone. The race was held over 64 laps of the four kilometre circuit for a race distance of 306 kilometres.

French reigning World Champion Alain Prost won his third race in succession in his Ferrari 641 taking a 40 second win over Belgian driver Thierry Boutsen driving a Williams FW13B. It was Boutsen's best result for the year to date. Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna was third driving a McLaren MP4/5B.

Prost's win put him into the lead of the championship for the first time in 1990, giving him a two point lead.

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