The 1990 Italian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 9 September 1990 at Monza. It was the twelfth race of the 1990 FIA Formula One World Championship. The race was the 60th Italian Grand Prix and the 55th to be held at Monza.
he 53-lap race was won by Brazilian driver Ayrton Senna, driving a McLaren-Honda. Senna’s Driver’s Championship rival, Frenchman Alain Prost, finished second in his Ferrari, some six seconds behind. The French driver started from second place and kept his position until the end, just like teammate Nigel Mansell in other Ferrari 641 which finished in fourth place, yet almost one minute and 20 seconds behind his Ferrari teammate.
It hadn’t been a classic race, but at the press conference at the end, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost appeared in good spirits, before publicly shaking hands, embracing and smiling together for the cameras, announcing an “official” end to their spat.