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22px-Flag of France  2001 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One season
Magny Cours 2000
Date July 1, 2001
Official name Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France
Location Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
4.411 km (2.641 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 72 laps, 305.886 km (190.069 mi)</td></tr>
Pole position
Driver Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW
Time 1:12.989
Fastest lap
Driver 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:16.088
Podium
First Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW
Third 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari

The 2001 French Grand Prix (formally the Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France) was a Formula One motor race held at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France on 1 July 2001. It was the tenth race of the 2001 Formula One season. The race, contested over 72 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving a Ferrari car after a second position start. Ralf Schumacher finished second for the Williams team after starting from pole position with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari. Michael Schumacher's win was his second consective victory having won the previous European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, Germany.

Classification Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 72 1:33:35.636 2 10
2 5 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 72 +10.399 1 6
3 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 72 +16.381 8 4
4 4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 72 +17.106 3 3
5 12 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Jordan-Honda 72 +1:08.285 5 2
6 16 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 71 +1 Lap 9 1
7 17 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen Sauber-Petronas 71 +1 Lap 13  
8 11 Flag of Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Honda 71 +1 Lap 7  
9 9 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 71 +1 Lap 11  
10 23 25px-Brazilflag Luciano Burti Prost-Acer 71 +1 Lap 15  
11 7 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Renault 71 +1 Lap 16  
12 22 22px-Flag of France Jean Alesi Prost-Acer 70 +2 Laps 19  
13 14 22px-Flag of the Netherlands Jos Verstappen Arrows-Asiatech 70 +2 Laps 18  
14 19 22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 70 +2 Laps 14  
15 20 25px-Brazilflag Tarso Marques Minardi-European 69 +3 Laps 22  
16 8 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button Benetton-Renault 68 Fuel Pressure 17  
17 21 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Minardi-European 65 Engine 21  
Ret 18 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 54 Engine 12  
Ret 6 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 52 Engine 6  
Ret 15 25px-Brazilflag Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Asiatech 17 Engine 20  
Ret 10 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 5 Engine 10  
DNS 3 22px-Flag of Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes - Gearbox 4

Notes Edit

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 78
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard 47
3 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher 31
4 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello 30
5 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 12
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 108
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 56
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-BMW 43
4 20px-Flag of Switzerland Sauber-Petronas 16
5 22px-Flag of Ireland Jordan-Honda 15
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.




Previous race:
2001 European Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2001 season
Next race:
2001 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
2000 French Grand Prix
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