Sunday 24th July 1988
At the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost started on the front row covered and finished 1st and 2nd, respectively. Senna 13.6 seconds ahead of Prost at the line. It was the sixth 1-2 of the year for McLaren. The two Ferraris’ of Berger and Alboreto started and finished 3rd and 4th as well. Ivan Capelli with no clutch for the last 30 laps came from 7th to finish 5th in his March and Thierry Boutsen was 6th in his Benetton after starting 9th. Alessando Nannini set fastest lap but some sort of problem put him well down the order to have him finish 18th after starting 6th. Bernd Schneider earned his first Grand Prix finish in 12th in his home race which turned out to be the highest finish of the season for the Zakspeed team.