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22px-Flag of France  2004 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 10 of 18 in the 2004 Formula One season
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.svg
Date July 4, 2004
Official name Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France
Location Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
4.411 km (2.74 mi)</td></tr>
Distance 70 laps, 308.77 km (191.8 mi)</td></tr>
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault
Time 1:13.698
Fastest lap
Driver Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:15.377
Podium
First Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault
Third 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari

The 2004 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on July 4, 2004 at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours. This race has become famous for a 4 stop strategy used by Michael Schumacher to beat Fernando Alonso's Renault. Rubens Barrichello finished third in his Ferrari, having overtaken Jarno Trulli in the last corners of the last lap.









Classification Edit

Qualifying Edit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time[1] Gap
1 8 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:13.698
2 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:13.971 +0.273
3 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.987 +0.289
4 9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:13.995 +0.297
5 7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:14.070 +0.372
6 3 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:14.172 +0.474
7 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1:14.240 +0.542
8 4 22px-Flag of Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 1:14.275 +0.577
9 6 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:14.346 +0.648
10 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:14.478 +0.780
11 16 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:14.553 +0.855
12 14 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:14.798 +1.100
13 15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 1:15.065 +1.367
14 17 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:15.130 +1.432
15 11 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 1:16.177 +2.479
16 12 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:16.200 +2.502
17 18 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1:16.807 +3.109
18 19 22px-Flag of Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 1:17.462 +3.764
19 20 22px-Flag of Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 1:17.913 +4.215
20 21 22px-Flag of Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 1:18.247 +4.549

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 70 1:30:18.133 2 10
2 8 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 70 +8.329 1 8
3 2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 70 +31.622 10 6
4 7 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 70 +32.082 5 5
5 9 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 70 +32.482 4 4
6 5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 70 +35.520 3 3
7 6 22px-Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 70 +36.230 9 2
8 3 22px-Flag of Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 70 +43.419 6 1
9 14 25px-AustraliaFLAG Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 70 +52.394 12  
10 4 22px-Flag of Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 70 +58.166 8  
11 15 22px-Flag of Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 69 +1 Lap 13  
12 11 22px-Flag of Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 69 +1 Lap 15  
13 12 25px-Brazilflag Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 69 +1 Lap 16  
14 16 25px-Brazilflag Cristiano da Matta Toyota 69 +1 Lap 11  
15 17 22px-Flag of France Olivier Panis Toyota 68 +2 Laps 14  
16 18 Flag of Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 68 +2 Laps 17  
17 19 22px-Flag of Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 67 +3 Laps 18  
18 20 22px-Flag of Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 66 Gearbox 19  
Ret 21 22px-Flag of Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 31 Spin 20  
Ret 10 Flag-of-japansmall Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 15 Engine 7  

Notes Edit

Standings after the race Edit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Flag of Germany Michael Schumacher 90
2 25px-Brazilflag Rubens Barrichello 68
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Jenson Button 48
4 22px-Flag of Italy Jarno Trulli 46
5 22px-Flag of Spain Fernando Alonso 33
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 22px-Flag of Italy Ferrari 158
2 22px-Flag of France Renault 79
3 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom BAR-Honda 62
4 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom Williams-BMW 37
5 22px-Flag of the United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 22
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

ReferencesEdit


Previous race:
2004 United States Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
2004 season
Next race:
2004 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
2003 French Grand Prix
French Grand Prix Next race:
2005 French Grand Prix
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