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The 2001 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XVII Marlboro Magyar Nagydij) was a Formula One motor race held at Hungaroring on 19 August 2001. It was the thirteenth race of the 2001 FIA Formula One World Championship.

2001 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race 13 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One World Championship
Circuit Hungaroring1999.png
Race details
Date 19 August 2001
Official name XVII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj
Location Hungaroring
Mogyoród, Hungary
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.975 km (2.470 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 306.075 km (190.186 mi)
Weather Sunny and hot, Air Temp: 31 °C (88 °F)[1] Track 41 °C (106 °F)
Attendance 80,000
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:14.082
Fastest lap
Driver Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:16.723 on lap 51
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Ferrari
Third McLaren-Mercedes

The 77-lap race was won by Michael Schumacher, driving a Ferrari. In the process, Schumacher clinched his fourth Drivers' Championship and equalled Alain Prost's record of 51 Grand Prix victories. Teammate Rubens Barrichello finished second, with David Coulthard third in a McLaren-Mercedes.

Contents

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:14.059 -
2 4   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:14.860 +0.801
3 2   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:14.953 +0.894
4 5   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:15.095 +1.036
5 11   Jarno Trulli Jordan-Honda 1:15.394 +1.335
6 3   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:15.411 +1.352
7 16   Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 1:15.739 +1.680
8 6   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:15.881 +1.822
9 17   Kimi Räikkönen Sauber-Petronas 1:15.906 +1.847
10 10   Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:16.212 +2.153
11 9   Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 1:16.382 +2.323
12 12   Jean Alesi Jordan-Honda 1:16.471 +2.412
13 19   Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 1:16.543 +2.484
14 18   Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 1:16.607 +2.548
15 7   Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Renault 1:16.632 +2.573
16 22   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Prost-Acer 1:17.196 +3.137
17 8   Jenson Button Benetton-Renault 1:17.535 +3.476
18 21   Fernando Alonso Minardi-European 1:17.624 +3.565
19 23   Luciano Burti Prost-Acer 1:18.238 +4.179
20 15   Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Asiatech 1:18.258 +4.199
21 14   Jos Verstappen Arrows-Asiatech 1:18.389 +4.330
22 20   Tarso Marques Minardi-European 1:19.139 +5.080
107% time: 1:19.243
Source: [2]

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Michael Schumacher Ferrari 77 1:41:49.675 1 10
2 2   Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 77 + 3.363 3 6
3 4   David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 77 + 3.940 2 4
4 5   Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 77 + 49.687 4 3
5 3   Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 77 + 1:10.293 6 2
6 16   Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 76 + 1 Lap 7 1
7 17   Kimi Räikkönen Sauber-Petronas 76 + 1 Lap 9  
8 6   Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 76 + 1 Lap 8  
9 10   Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 75 + 2 Laps 10  
10 12   Jean Alesi Jordan-Honda 75 + 2 Laps 12  
11 19   Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 75 + 2 Laps 13  
12 14   Jos Verstappen Arrows-Asiatech 74 + 3 Laps 21  
Ret 7   Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Renault 67 Engine 15  
Ret 22   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Prost-Acer 63 Spun Off 16  
Ret 20   Tarso Marques Minardi-European 63 Oil Pressure 22  
Ret 9   Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 58 Electrical 11  
Ret 11   Jarno Trulli Jordan-Honda 53 Hydraulics 5  
Ret 21   Fernando Alonso Minardi-European 37 Brakes/Spun Off 18  
Ret 8   Jenson Button Benetton-Renault 34 Spun Off 17  
Ret 15   Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Asiatech 11 Spun Off 20  
Ret 23   Luciano Burti Prost-Acer 8 Spun Off 19  
Ret 18   Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 0 Spun Off 14  
Source:[3]

NotesEdit

  • Heinz-Harald Frentzen was back in action after being sacked by the Jordan team, taking the place of Jean Alesi at Prost; Alesi took Frentzen's place at Jordan for the remainder of the season.
  • From this race to the end of the season, Jarno Trulli drove the number 11 Jordan car instead of the number 12, which was given to Alesi.
  • Eddie Irvine spun out his Jaguar at the first corner at the start.
  • The 1-2 finish by Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello meant that Ferrari clinched their third consecutive Constructor's Championship.

Championship standings after the raceEdit

  • Bold text indicates the World Champions.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History for Budapest Ferihegy, Hungary". wunderground.com. 19 August 2001. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
  2. ^ F1, STATS. "Hungary 2001 - Qualifications • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  3. ^ "2001 Hungarian Grand Prix". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Archived from the original on 28 October 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Hungary 2001 - Championship • STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.


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