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1997 Australian GP
1996 Brazilian GP

1997 Brazilian GP

1997 Argentine GP
1998 Brazilian GP
 XXVI  Grande Prêmio do Brasil


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

Details
DateSunday 30 March 1997
Start time14:00
EventBrazilian GP
CircuitInterlagos
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race2 of 17
Championship race599
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4292 m
Race Distance4292 × 72 = 309.024 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionAnti-clockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers18
Championship DebutantsInterlagos (4292 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesBridgestone - 20th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Castrol - 10th Win (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Damon Hill - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Eddie Irvine - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
Giancarlo Fisichella - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Havoline - 10th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Rothmans Williams Renault - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Rothmans Williams Renault - 25th Win (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Highest 3rd Place Finish RatioProst (25.00%),
2. Most 21st Place QualificationsTyrrell (33)
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (634),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (502),
3. Most 5th Place FinishesFerrari (73),
4. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1364),
5. Most Perfect WeekendsWilliams (46),
6. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (125),
7. Most 6th Place Qualifications Jean Alesi (25),
8. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTyrrell (44)

Championships
1  Jacques Villeneuve 10 
up
  David Coulthard 10 
3  Gerhard Berger 9 
4  Mika Häkkinen 7 
down
5  Olivier Panis 6 
down
6  Jean Alesi 1 
  Nicola Larini 1 
down
1 McLaren / Mercedes 17 
2 Williams / Renault 10 
up
3 Benetton / Renault 10 
4 Ferrari / Ferrari 8 
down
5 Prost / Mugen-Honda 6 
down
6 Sauber / Petronas 1 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 3Car 3
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
Driver Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve Jacques Villeneuve
CarWilliams FW19Williams FW19Williams FW19
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:36'06.9901'16.0041'18.397
Speed192.906 km/h203.295 km/h197.089 km/h


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