Suzuka staged the Japanese Grand Prix

Sunday 21st October 1990

Suzuka staged the Japanese Grand Prix. The race is best remembered for the first corner collision between World Championship rivals Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna (McLaren) and French driver Alain Prost (Ferrari), the second consecutive year the two had collided at this race with heavy championship repercussions. It immediately put both cars out of the race and secured for Senna his second World Championship. With Ferrari scoring no points after Nigel Mansell’s retirement, the McLaren team secured their sixth and third consecutive constructor’s championship.

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