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1997 French GP
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1997 British GP

1997 German GP
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 L  RAC British Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 13 July 1997
Start time14:00
EventBritish GP
CircuitSilverstone
Event FormatRace of 59 laps
Race9 of 17
Championship race606
Circuit
Laps59
Circuit Perimeter5140 m
Race Distance5140 × 59 = 303.260 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers11
Championship DebutantsSilverstone (5140 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesBridgestone - 75th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
David Coulthard - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Jacques Villeneuve - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Jan Magnussen - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
McLaren - 1000th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Williams - 100th Win (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (129),
2. Most 2nd Fastest LapsWilliams (90),
3. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (43),
4. Most 20th Fastest LapsTyrrell (28),
5. Most Races LedFerrari (282),
6. Most Laps LedFerrari (7415),
7. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1378),
8. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (142),
9. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (89)

Championships
1 Jacques Villeneuve 43 
same
2 Jean Alesi 21 
up
3 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 19 
down
4 Eddie Irvine 18 
down
5 Olivier Panis 15 
down
6 David Coulthard 14 
same
7 Gerhard Berger 10 
same
8 Mika Häkkinen 10 
same
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 8 
same
10 Ralf Schumacher 7 
up
11 Johnny Herbert 7 
down
12 Rubens Barrichello 6 
down
13 Alexander Wurz 4 
up
14 Mika Salo 2 
down
15 Shinji Nakano 1 
down
 Nicola Larini 1 
down
 Damon Hill 1 
up
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
same
2 Williams / Renault 62 
same
3 Benetton / Renault 35 
same
4 McLaren / Mercedes 24 
same
5 Prost / Mugen-Honda 16 
same
6 Jordan / Peugeot 15 
same
7 Sauber / Petronas 8 
same
8 Stewart / Ford 6 
same
9 Tyrrell / Ford 2 
same
10 Arrows / Yamaha 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 3Car 5
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultScuderia Ferrari Marlboro
DriverJacques VilleneuveJacques VilleneuveMichael Schumacher
CarWilliams FW19Williams FW19Ferrari F310B
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10
Time1:28'01.6651'21.5981'24.475
Speed206.703 km/h226.770 km/h219.047 km/h


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