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1997 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 8 of 17
Sunday, June 29, 1997 at Circuit de Nevers - Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France
72 laps on a 4.250 kilometer road course (306.0 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:38:50.49
Average Speed: 185.752 kph
Pole Time: 74.548 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 23.537 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1997 Formula One results   /   1997 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 15   Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F310B / Ferrari Type 046/2721:38:50.49270
2 24   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Rothmans Williams RenaultWilliams FW19 / Renault RS972+23.5372
3 56   Eddie Irvine Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F310B / Ferrari Type 046/272+74.8010
4 43   Jacques Villeneuve Rothmans Williams RenaultWilliams FW19 / Renault RS972+81.7840
5 87   Jean Alesi Mild Seven Benetton RenaultBenetton B197 / Renault RS972+82.7350
6 311   Ralf Schumacher B&H Total Jordan PeugeotJordan 197 / Peugeot A1472+89.8710
ret 910   David Coulthard West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-12 / Mercedes-Benz FO110F71crash0
81416   Johnny Herbert Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C16 / Petronas SPE-0171+1 lap0
91112   Giancarlo Fisichella B&H Total Jordan PeugeotJordan 197 / Peugeot A1471+1 lap0
10 614   Jarno Trulli Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst JS45 / Mugen-Honda MF-301HB70+2 laps0
112120   Ukyo Katayama Minardi Team SpAMinardi M197 / Hart 830 AV770+2 laps0
12171   Damon Hill Danka Arrows YamahaArrows A18 / Yamaha OX11A69+3 laps0
ret1919   Mika Salo Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 025 / Ford ED561electrical0
ret 78   Alexander Wurz Mild Seven Benetton RenaultBenetton B197 / Renault RS960spun off0
ret162   Pedro Diniz Danka Arrows YamahaArrows A18 / Yamaha OX11A58spun off0
ret2017   Norberto Fontana Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C16 / Petronas SPE-0140spun off0
ret1322   Rubens Barrichello Stewart FordStewart SF01 / Ford VJ Zetec-R36engine0
ret1523   Jan Magnussen Stewart FordStewart SF01 / Ford VJ Zetec-R33brakes0
ret109   Mika Hakkinen West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-12 / Mercedes-Benz FO110F18engine0
ret1818   Jos Verstappen Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 025 / Ford ED515spun off0
ret1215   Shinji Nakano Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst JS45 / Mugen-Honda MF-301HB7spun off0
ret2221   Tarso Marques Minardi Team SpAMinardi M197 / Hart 830 AV75engine0

Fastest Lap: 196.380 kph by Michael Schumacher

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Schumacher12222
  Heinz-Harald Frentzen23231
  Michael Schumacher244623
  Heinz-Harald Frentzen47471
  Michael Schumacher487225

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Michael Schumacher 47    
2   Jacques Villeneuve 33   -14  
3   Heinz-Harald Frentzen 19   -28  
4   Eddie Irvine 18   -29  
5   Olivier Panis 15   -32  
6   Jean Alesi 15   -32  
7   David Coulthard 11   -36  
8   Mika Hakkinen 10   -37  
9   Gerhard Berger 10   -37  
10   Giancarlo Fisichella 8   -39  
11   Johnny Herbert 7   -40  
12   Rubens Barrichello 6   -41  
13   Ralf Schumacher 5   -42  
14   Mika Salo 2   -45  
15   Nicola Larini 1   -46  
16   Shinji Nakano 1   -46