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22px-Flag of Spain  2002 Spanish Grand Prix
Race details
Race 5 of 17 in the 2002 Formula One season
Barcelona 2000
Date April 28, 2002
Official name Gran Premio Marlboro de Espana
Location Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Course Permanent racing facility
4.730 km (2.939 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 65 laps, 307.327 km (190.964 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Clear, Air Temp: 20°C
Pole position
Driver Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:16.364
Fastest lap
Driver Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:20.355
Podium
First Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW
Third 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes

The 2002 Spanish Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on April 28, 2002 at the Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. It was the fifth round of the 2002 Formula One season. The race, contested over 65 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving a Ferrari car after starting from pole position. Juan Pablo Montoya finished second driving for the Williams team, with David Coulthard third driving for McLaren.

As a consequence of the race, Schumacher extended his lead over Montoya who took over second position in the Drivers' Championship from his team-mate Ralf Schumacher to 21 points. In the Constructors Championship, Ferrari extended their lead over Williams to seven points.

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BackgroundEdit

Heading into the fifth race of the season, Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher was leading the Drivers' Championship with 34 points; ahead of Williams driver and brother Ralf Schumacher on 20, and Juan Pablo Montoya on 17. Renault driver Jenson Button was fourth with 8 points and Rubens Barrichello on 6. The Constructors' Championship was closer at the front with Ferrari on 40 points leading Williams who were on 37.

Practice and qualifyingEdit

RaceEdit

Post-raceEdit

Classification Edit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:16.364
2 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:16.690 +0.326
3 5 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:17.277 +0.913
4 6 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:17.425 +1.061
5 4 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:17.519 +1.155
6 15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button Renault 1:17.638 +1.274
7 3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:17.662 +1.298
8 7 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 1:17.851 +1.487
9 14 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:17.929 +1.565
10 20 Flag of Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Arrows-Cosworth 1:18.121 +1.757
11 8 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:18.139 +1.775
12 9 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Honda 1:18.291 +1.927
13 12 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 1:18.472 +2.108
14 21 25px-Brazilflag Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Cosworth 1:18.515 +2.151
15 11 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:18.847 +2.483
16 17 22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 1:18.885 +2.521
17 24 22px-Flag of Finland Mika Salo Toyota 1:18.897 +2.533
18 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato Jordan-Honda 1:19.002 +2.638
19 25 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Allan McNish Toyota 1:19.025 +2.661
20 23 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Minardi-Asiatech 1:19.802 +3.438
21 22 22px-Flag of Malaysia.svg Alex Yoong Minardi-Asiatech 1:21.415 +5.051
22* 16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 1:18.779 +2.415

*Eddie Irvine was demoted to last place because of a fuel analysis which showed that the fuel was not the same as one of those approved for use by Jaguar prior to the event.

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 65 1:30:29.981 1 10
2 6 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 65 +35.630 4 6
3 3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 65 +42.623 7 4
4 7 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 65 +1:06.697 8 3
5 8 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 65 +1:18.973 11 2
6 20 Flag of Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Arrows-Cosworth 65 +1:20.430 10 1
7 11 25px-Canadaflag Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 64 +1 Lap 15  
8 25 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Allan McNish Toyota 64 +1 Lap 19  
9 24 22px-Flag of Finland Mika Salo Toyota 64 +1 Lap 17  
10 14 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 63 Engine 9  
11 5 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 63 Engine 3  
12 15 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button Renault 60 Hydraulics 6  
Ret 12 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 43 Exhaust 13  
Ret 16 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 41 Hydraulics 22  
Ret 21 25px-Brazilflag Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Cosworth 40 Hydraulics 14  
Ret 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato Jordan-Honda 10 Spin 18  
Ret 9 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Jordan-Honda 5 Hydraulics 12  
Ret 4 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 4 Rear wing 5  
Ret 17 22px-Flag of Spain Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 2 Spin 16  
DNS 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari - Gearbox 2  
DNS 23 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Minardi-Asiatech - Safety 20  
DNS 22 22px-Flag of Malaysia.svg Alex Yoong Minardi-Asiatech - Safety 21  

Notes Edit

  • Lap leaders: Michael Schumacher 65 (1-65)
  • Michael Schumacher achieved his third Grand Chelem at this race, and his first since 1994.
  • The Stewards of the Meeting received a notice from KL Minardi Asiatech, informing them of their intention to withdraw from the 2002 Spanish Grand Prix due to a number of front and rear wing failures they suffered over the weekend.Having spoken to the Team Manager, the Stewards of the Meeting decided to accept the withdrawal of KL Minardi Asiatech from the Event.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Standings after the race Edit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 44
2 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya 23
3 Flag of Germany Ralf Schumacher 20
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard 9
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button 8
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 50
2 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-BMW 43
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 13
4 22px-Flag of France Renault 8
5 20px-Flag of Switzerland Sauber-Petronas 8
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

External linksEdit


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2002 San Marino Grand Prix
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2002 Austrian Grand Prix
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