Sunday 23rd April 1989
At the San Marino Grand Prix at Imola, Ayrton Senna in his McLaren won from his pole position in a time of 1:26:51. His rival, teammate, Alain Prost was second after starting next to him. Alessandro Nannini in the Benetton, had a great drive from 7th on the grid to finish 3rd, though one lap down from Senna and Prost. There were 12 finishers and Jonathan Palmer had a good drive from all the way back in 25th in his Tyrrell. He came through for a point in sixth at the end.