1999 British Grand Prix
|Race 8 of 16 in the 1999 Formula One season|
Silverstone Circuit in its 1999 configuration
|Date||11 July 1999|
|Official name||LII RAC British Grand Prix|
|Location||Silverstone, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire, England|
|Course||Permanent racing facility
5.140 km (3.194 mi)
|Distance||60 laps, 308.400 km (191.640 mi)|
|Weather||Sunny, mild, dry|
|Time||1:28.309 on lap 28|
While the red flags were out, Michael Schumacher crashed at Stowe corner due to brake failure, breaking his leg. This would keep him out of Formula One until the Malaysian Grand Prix, ending his championship hopes.
Following a difficult season Damon Hill performed well to finish 5th in his home race and seemed happy enough to carry on for the rest of the season. He had also briefly led the race for a lap, which was the last time he would lead a Grand Prix.
This was Toranosuke Takagi's final classified Formula One race finish. He failed to finish each of his subsequent eight races.
Standings after Grand Prix
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
- Lap leaders: Mika Häkkinen 24 (1-24), Eddie Irvine 2 (25-26), David Coulthard 31 (27-42, 46-60), Heinz-Harald Frentzen 2 (43-44), Damon Hill 1 (45)
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