1995 French Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 7 of 17 in the 1995 Formula One season
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Date July 2, 1995
Official name LXXXI Grand Prix de France
Location Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
4.250 km (2.641 mi)
Distance 72 laps, 306.000 km (190.140 mi)
Weather Cloudy, Light Drizzle at times
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault
Time 1:17.225
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault
Time 1:20.218 on lap 51
Podium
First Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault
Second United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault
Third United Kingdom David Coulthard Williams-Renault

The 1995 French Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on July 2, 1995 at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours. It was the seventh race of the 1995 Formula One season. Michael Schumacher extended his championship lead over Damon Hill to 11 points. As had happened in many seasons, the local Ligier team scored a strong result. Gerhard Berger was running in the points when his fuel rig wouldn't connect at his pit stop. His stop lasted over 50 seconds dropping him to 17th.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Time Q2 Time Gap
1 5 United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault 1:18.556 1:17.225
2 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault 1:18.893 1:17.512 +0.287
3 6 United Kingdom David Coulthard Williams-Renault 1:18.585 1:17.925 +0.700
4 27 France Jean Alesi Ferrari 1:19.254 1:18.761 +1.536
5 14 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 1:19.763 1:18.810 +1.585
6 26 France Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:19.466 1:19.047 +1.822
7 28 Austria Gerhard Berger Ferrari 1:19.051 1:19.295 +1.826
8 8 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:20.218 1:19.238 +2.013
9 25 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Ligier-Mugen-Honda 1:19.384 1:19.524 +2.159
10 2 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault 1:19.555 1:20.000 +2.330
11 15 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jordan-Peugeot 1:20.713 1:19.845 +2.620
12 30 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 1:21.111 1:20.309 +3.084
13 7 United Kingdom Mark Blundell McLaren-Mercedes 1:20.804 1:20.527 +3.302
14 4 Finland Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:21.921 1:20.796 +3.571
15 29 France Jean-Christophe Boullion Sauber-Ford 1:22.382 1:20.943 +3.718
16 9 Italy Gianni Morbidelli Footwork-Hart 1:21.756 1:21.076 +3.851
17 24 Italy Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford No time 1:21.323 +4.098
18 10 Japan Taki Inoue Footwork-Hart 1:23.355 1:21.894 +4.669
19 3 Japan Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 1:22.959 1:21.930 +4.705
20 23 Italy Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford No time 1:22.104 +4.879
21 17 Italy Andrea Montermini Pacific-Ford 1:24.172 1:23.466 +6.241
22 16 France Bertrand Gachot Pacific-Ford 1:24.509 1:23.647 +6.422
23 21 Brazil Pedro Diniz Forti-Ford 1:25.787 1:24.184 +6.959
24 22 Brazil Roberto Moreno Forti-Ford 1:26.445 1:24.865 +7.640

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Benetton-Renault 72 1:38:28.429 2 10
2 5 United Kingdom Damon Hill Williams-Renault 72 +31.309 1 6
3 6 United Kingdom David Coulthard Williams-Renault 72 +1:02.826 3 4
4 25 United Kingdom Martin Brundle Ligier-Mugen-Honda 72 +1:03.293 9 3
5 27 France Jean Alesi Ferrari 72 +1:17.869 4 2
6 14 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Jordan-Peugeot 71 +1 Lap 5 1
7 8 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 71 +1 Lap 8  
8 26 France Olivier Panis Ligier-Mugen-Honda 71 +1 Lap 6  
9 15 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jordan-Peugeot 71 +1 Lap 11  
10 30 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Sauber-Ford 71 +1 Lap 12  
11 7 United Kingdom Mark Blundell McLaren-Mercedes 70 +2 Laps 13  
12 28 Austria Gerhard Berger Ferrari 70 +2 Laps 7  
13 24 Italy Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford 69 +3 Laps 17  
14 9 Italy Gianni Morbidelli Footwork-Hart 69 +3 Laps 16  
15 4 Finland Mika Salo Tyrrell-Yamaha 69 +3 Laps 14  
16 22 Brazil Roberto Moreno Forti-Ford 66 +6 Laps 24  
NC 17 Italy Andrea Montermini Pacific-Ford 62 Not classified 21  
Ret 29 France Jean-Christophe Boullion Sauber-Ford 48 Gearbox 15  
Ret 16 France Bertrand Gachot Pacific-Ford 24 Gearbox 22  
Ret 23 Italy Pierluigi Martini Minardi-Ford 23 Gearbox 20  
Ret 2 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Benetton-Renault 2 Collision 10  
Ret 10 Japan Taki Inoue Footwork-Hart 0 Collision 18  
Ret 3 Japan Ukyo Katayama Tyrrell-Yamaha 0 Collision 19  
Ret 21 Brazil Pedro Diniz Forti-Ford 0 Spun off 23  

Standings after the race[edit]

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References[edit]


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