F1 car that McLaren MP4/5 car used back in 1989


Flashback with Ayrton Senna testing the F1 car that McLaren used back in 1989 season.

First test of the Brazilian driver at Suzuka with fans attended ahead of the new season.

McLaren dominated the season winning 10 races out of 16 possible in 1989.

The battle between Senna and Prost continued throughout the season and will be remembered as one of the best.

However, in the same track where the test day was held, the battle with Senna and Prost at the end of the season remains one of the most dramatic race in history.

A collision between them, where Prost retired from the race and Senna continued, a small mistake of Senna after track return cost him the title.

Ayrton Senna took 13 pole position out of 16 possible, one of the best of his seasons of his career.

Senna won six races during the season, and Prost managed to win the title only with four wins in 1989.

McLaren MP4/5 Specs:
Engine:3.5-liter V10
Transmission: 6-speed manual
Horsepower: 710hp