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The 1995 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 2 July 1995 at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours. It was the seventh race of the 1995 Formula One season. Michael Schumacher extended his championship lead over Damon Hill to 11 points. As had happened in many seasons, the local Ligier team scored a strong result. Gerhard Berger was running in the points when his fuel rig would not connect at his pit stop. His stop lasted over 50 seconds dropping him to 17th.

1995 French Grand Prix
Race 7 of 17 in the 1995 Formula One World Championship
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours (1992-2002).svg
Race details
Date 2 July 1995
Official name LXXXI Grand Prix de France
Location Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.250 km (2.641 mi)
Distance 72 laps, 306.000 km (190.140 mi)
Weather Cloudy, Light Drizzle at times
Pole position
Driver Williams-Renault
Time 1:17.225
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault
Time 1:20.218 on lap 51
Podium
First Benetton-Renault
Second Williams-Renault
Third Williams-Renault

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Time Q2 Time Gap
1 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 1:18.556 1:17.225
2 1   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault 1:18.893 1:17.512 +0.287
3 6   David Coulthard Williams-Renault 1:18.585 1:17.925 +0.700
4 27   Jean Alesi Ferrari 1:19.254 1:18.761 +1.536
5 14   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 1:19.763 1:18.810 +1.585
6 26   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:19.466 1:19.047 +1.822
7 28   Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:19.051 1:19.295 +1.826
8 8   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:20.218 1:19.238 +2.013
9 25   Martin Brundle Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:19.384 1:19.524 +2.159
10 2   Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault 1:19.555 1:20.000 +2.330
11 15   Eddie Irvine Jordan-Peugeot 1:20.713 1:19.845 +2.620
12 30   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 1:21.111 1:20.309 +3.084
13 7   Mark Blundell McLaren-Mercedes 1:20.804 1:20.527 +3.302
14 4   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:21.921 1:20.796 +3.571
15 29   Jean-Christophe Boullion Sauber-Ford 1:22.382 1:20.943 +3.718
16 9   Gianni Morbidelli Footwork-Hart 1:21.756 1:21.076 +3.851
17 24   Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford No time 1:21.323 +4.098
18 10   Taki Inoue Footwork-Hart 1:23.355 1:21.894 +4.669
19 3   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:22.959 1:21.930 +4.705
20 23   Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford No time 1:22.104 +4.879
21 17   Andrea Montermini Pacific-Ford 1:24.172 1:23.466 +6.241
22 16   Bertrand Gachot Pacific-Ford 1:24.509 1:23.647 +6.422
23 21   Pedro Diniz Forti-Ford 1:25.787 1:24.184 +6.959
24 22   Roberto Moreno Forti-Ford 1:26.445 1:24.865 +7.640

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault 72 1:38:28.429 2 10
2 5   Damon Hill Williams-Renault 72 +31.309 1 6
3 6   David Coulthard Williams-Renault 72 +1:02.826 3 4
4 25   Martin Brundle Ligier-Mugen-Honda 72 +1:03.293 9 3
5 27   Jean Alesi Ferrari 72 +1:17.869 4 2
6 14   Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 71 +1 Lap 5 1
7 8   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 71 +1 Lap 8  
8 26   Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 71 +1 Lap 6  
9 15   Eddie Irvine Jordan-Peugeot 71 +1 Lap 11  
10 30   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 71 +1 Lap 12  
11 7   Mark Blundell McLaren-Mercedes 70 +2 Laps 13  
12 28   Gerhard Berger Ferrari 70 +2 Laps 7  
13 24   Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford 69 +3 Laps 17  
14 9   Gianni Morbidelli Footwork-Hart 69 +3 Laps 16  
15 4   Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 69 +3 Laps 14  
16 22   Roberto Moreno Forti-Ford 66 +6 Laps 24  
NC 17   Andrea Montermini Pacific-Ford 62 +10 Laps 21  
Ret 29   Jean-Christophe Boullion Sauber-Ford 48 Gearbox 15  
Ret 16   Bertrand Gachot Pacific-Ford 24 Gearbox 22  
Ret 23   Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford 23 Gearbox 20  
Ret 2   Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault 2 Collision 10  
Ret 10   Taki Inoue Footwork-Hart 0 Collision 18  
Ret 3   Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 0 Collision 19  
Ret 21   Pedro Diniz Forti-Ford 0 Spun off 23  
Source:[1]

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1995 French Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 2 November 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2015.
  2. ^ a b "France 1995 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 17 March 2019.


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