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Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 21 September 1997
Start time14:00
EventAustrian GP
CircuitA1-Ring
Event FormatRace of 71 laps
Race14 of 17
Championship race611
Circuit
Laps71
Circuit Perimeter4323 m
Race Distance4323 × 71 = 306.933 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers21
Finishers14
Championship DebutantsA1-Ring (4323 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesCar 3 - 20th Pole Position (Car Number)
Jacques Villeneuve - 10th Win (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (516),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (648),
3. Most 6th Place FinishesFerrari (68),
4. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (85),
5. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (46),
6. Most Races LedFerrari (286),
7. Most Laps LedFerrari (7468),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1388),
9. Most Perfect WeekendsWilliams (48),
10. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (84),
11. Most 9th Place QualificationsFerrari (68),
12. Most 21st Place QualificationsTyrrell (37)

Championships
1 Jacques Villeneuve 67 
same
2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 31 
up
3 David Coulthard 30 
up
4 Jean Alesi 28 
down
5 Gerhard Berger 21 
same
6 Giancarlo Fisichella 20 
up
7 Eddie Irvine 18 
down
8 Olivier Panis 15 
same
9 Mika Häkkinen 14 
same
10 Johnny Herbert 14 
same
11 Ralf Schumacher 13 
same
12 Damon Hill 7 
same
13 Rubens Barrichello 6 
same
14 Alexander Wurz 4 
same
15 Jarno Trulli 3 
same
16 Mika Salo 2 
same
17 Shinji Nakano 2 
same
18 Nicola Larini 1 
same
1 Williams / Renault 98 
up
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 86 
down
3 Benetton / Renault 53 
same
4 McLaren / Mercedes 44 
same
5 Jordan / Peugeot 33 
same
6 Prost / Mugen-Honda 20 
same
7 Sauber / Petronas 15 
same
8 Arrows / Yamaha 7 
same
9 Stewart / Ford 6 
same
10 Tyrrell / Ford 2 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 3Car 3
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
DriverJacques VilleneuveJacques VilleneuveJacques Villeneuve
CarWilliams FW19Williams FW19Williams FW19
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:27'35.9991'10.3041'11.814
Speed210.228 km/h221.364 km/h216.710 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led