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1997 Canadian GP
1996 French GP

1997 French GP

1997 British GP
1998 French GP
 LXXXIII  Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 29 June 1997
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitMagny-Cours
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race8 of 17
Championship race605
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4250 m
Race Distance4250 × 72 = 306.000 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Wet
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsNorberto Fontana (Driver)
MilestonesB&H Total Jordan Peugeot - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Michael Schumacher - 25th Win (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (643),
2. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (511),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (408),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (112),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (138),
6. Highest 2nd Place Finish RatioWilliams (13.64%),
7. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (128),
8. Most Races LedFerrari (281),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (7400),
10. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1376),
11. Most PolesFerrari (120),
12. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (142)

Championships
1  Jacques Villeneuve 33 
2  Heinz-Harald Frentzen 19 
up
3  Eddie Irvine 18 
4  Olivier Panis 15 
down
5  Jean Alesi 15 
6  David Coulthard 11 
7  Gerhard Berger 10 
8  Mika Häkkinen 10 
9  Giancarlo Fisichella 8 
10  Johnny Herbert 7 
11  Rubens Barrichello 6 
12  Ralf Schumacher 5 
13  Mika Salo 2 
14  Shinji Nakano 1 
  Nicola Larini 1 
1 Ferrari / Ferrari 65 
2 Williams / Renault 52 
3 Benetton / Renault 25 
4 McLaren / Mercedes 21 
5 Prost / Mugen-Honda 16 
6 Jordan / Peugeot 13 
7 Sauber / Petronas 8 
8 Stewart / Ford 6 
9 Tyrrell / Ford 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 5Car 5Car 5
EntrantScuderia Ferrari MarlboroScuderia Ferrari MarlboroScuderia Ferrari Marlboro
Driver Michael Schumacher Michael Schumacher Michael Schumacher
CarFerrari F310BFerrari F310BFerrari F310B
EngineFerrari 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10
Time1:38'50.4921'14.5481'17.910
Speed185.752 km/h205.237 km/h196.380 km/h


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