2000 Monaco Grand Prix

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Monaco  2000 Monaco Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 17 in the 2000 Formula One season
Monte Carlo Formula 1 track map.svg
Date 4 June 2000
Official name LVIII Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco
Location Circuit de Monaco
Course Street circuit
3.370 km (2.094 mi)
Distance 78 laps, 262.860 km (163.334 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:19.475
Fastest lap
Driver Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:21.571 on lap 57
Podium
First United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Second Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
Third Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife

The 2000 Monaco Grand Prix (formally the LVIII Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco) was a Formula One motor race held on 4 June 2000 at the Circuit de Monaco. It was the seventh race of the 2000 Formula One season and the 58th Monaco Grand Prix. The race, contested over 78 laps, was won by McLaren driver David Coulthard after starting from third position. Rubens Barrichello finished second for the Ferrari team with Benetton driver Giancarlo Fisichella third.

Championship leader Michael Schumacher started from pole position alongside Jordan driver Jarno Trulli. The race was aborted due to an software glitch in the starting procedure and Jenson Button and Pedro de la Rosa collided with started a traffic jam. At the second start, Michael Schumacher maintained his lead into the first corner. After the second round of pit stops, Michael Schumacher's exhaust broke, which caused a left rear suspension failure and retired from the race. Coulthard, in second place, became the new race leader on lap 57. Coulthard maintained his lead throughout the remainder of the race and secured his second victory of the season, with Barrichello a further 15.8 seconds back.

Coulthard's victory allowed him to narrow the lead of Michael Schumacher in the World Drivers' Championship to 12 points. Häkkinen retained third with Barrichello a further seven points behind. In the World Constructors' Championship, Ferrari retained their lead which was reduced to five points over McLaren. Fisichella's strong result reduced the gap to Benetton's rivals Williams to one point, with ten races of the season remaining.

Report[edit]

Background[edit]

The Grand Prix was contested by eleven teams, each of two drivers.[1] The teams, also known as constructors, were McLaren, Ferrari, Jordan, Jaguar, Williams, Benetton, Prost, Sauber, Arrows, Minardi and BAR.[1] Tyre supplier Bridgestone brought two different tyre types to the race; two-dry compounds, the Softs and the Extra Softs.[2]

Going into the race, Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher led the Drivers' Championship with 46 points, ahead of Mika Häkkinen on 28 points and his team-mate David Coulthard with 24 points. Rubens Barrichello was fourth on 16 points while Ralf Schumacher was fifth on 12 points.[3] In the Constructors' Championship Ferrari were leading with 62 points, with their rivals McLaren second on 52 points. Williams were third on 15 points while Benetton with 10 points and Jordan on 9 points contended for fourth place.[3] McLaren and Ferrari had so far taken command of the championship, winning the previous six races. Championship competitors Barrichello and Fisichella had gained second place podium finishes while Ralf Schumacher and Heinz-Harald Frentzen had achieved third place podium finishes.[3]

Following the European Grand Prix on 21 May the teams conducted testing sessions across European circuits between 23–27 May to prepare for the Grand Prix.[4] Jordan, Sauber, Benetton, Jaguar and Arrows opted to test at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo circuit which made its Formula One testing début that garnered mixed reviews from the drivers.[5] Frentzen was fastest on the first day of testing, ahead of Sauber test driver Enrique Bernoldi.[4] Jos Verstappen for the Arrows team set the second day's quickest times.[4] Late in the session Fisichella hit the right rear tyre of Jordan driver Jarno Trulli, causing his Benetton to flip over and brought a brief halt to testing.[6] Fisichella suffered minor bruising to his thumb and Benetton withdrew Alexander Wurz from testing.[7] Sauber's Mika Salo topped the final days running.[4] Williams and BAR went to the Circuit Paul Armagnac circuit which where the teams undertook shake down runs and use car set-ups.[4] BAR tested a new control system called "Athena 2000" which managed the software of the car's engine and different sections on the chassis.[4] Ferrari tested at their private test facility, the Fiorano Circuit, for five days where test driver Luca Badoer and Michael Schumacher concentrated on aerodynamic and tyre testing, as well as undertaking different set-ups and running on a artificially wet track.[8]

Due to the configuration of the Circuit de Monaco, with its low average speed and abundance of low-speed corners, allied to the low-grip nature of the public road surface, the teams all set their cars up to produce the maximum amount of downforce and mechanical grip possible. Benetton modified their car's suspensions to work better on the circuit's low-speed corners.[9] The Minardi cars came equipped with an new titanium cast gearbox and new rear suspensions.[4] McLaren brought an additional spare car to the event, with four in total being shared between Häkkinen and Coulthard.[4]

Practice and qualifying[edit]

Michael Schumacher (pictured in 2005) clinched his second pole position of the 2000 season.

Four practice sessions were held before the Sunday race—two on Thursday, and two on Saturday. The Thursday morning and afternoon sessions each lasted an hour. The third and final practice sessions were held on Saturday morning and lasted 45 minutes.[10] The Thursday morning and afternoon practice sessions were held in dry and hot weather conditions.[11] Michael Schumacher set the fastest time in the first session, a 1:23.039, three-tenths of a second quicker than Häkkinen. Coulthard was third fastest, ahead of Fisichella and Frentzen. Alesi managed sixth despite suffering from gearbox issues which caused him to pull up on the track. Eddie Irvine, Jenson Button, Barrichello and Salo completed the top ten fastest drivers in the session.[12] Minardi's Gastón Mazzacane spun and lost his front right wheel in a crash at turn 17 and Ralf Schumacher made contact with the barrier at turn 8.[11] In the second practice session, Häkkinen set the quickest lap of the day, a 1:21.387; Coulthard finished with the third fastest time. The McLaren drivers were separated by Michael Schumacher. Eddie Irvine was running quicker and was fourth fastest, in front of Frentzen and Ralf Schumacher. Alesi continued to encounter problems though he managed to be seventh quickest. de la Rosa, Trulli and Barrichello followed in the top ten. Both Nick Heidfeld and Pedro Diniz made contact with the barriers at turn 17 and Wurz crashed at the swimming pool complex.[11]

The weather remained hot and dry for the Saturday morning practice sessions.[13] Michael Schumacher was the fastest driver in the third session, setting a time of 1:20.762; Barrichello ended with the third quickest lap time. Häkkinen set a time one-tenth of a second slower than Michael Schumacher and was second fastest. Alesi continued to run quicker and was fourth fastest, faster than Coulthard and Frentzen. Irvine, Trulli, Fisichella and Johnny Herbert completed the top ten.[14] In the final practice session, Coulthard was fastest with a time of 1:20.405 though he ran down the escape road at Ste Devote and his engine subsequently stalled. Michael Schumacher was second fastest, nearly one-tenth slower than Coulthard. Fisichella opted to use a softer damper and set the third quickest lap, in front of Trulli and Häkkinen. Barrichello, Alesi, Wurz, Frentzen and Ralf Schumacher completed the top ten fastest drivers ahead of qualifying. A crash by Irvine at the swimming pool complex ended his session prematurely.[13]

This was almost a perfect session, except that I had some understeer, which might have cost me one or two tenths. Being on pole with Mika fifth is a good situation for the start and gives us a cushion for the race, but in the past people have won from further back. But it is a long race here and anything can happen. My car was not perfectly balanced for the first two runs, which is why I brushed the barriers a couple of times. I thought they needed repainting! A good start will be vital, but being on pole is not so important. Being on the front row is all that matters.

Michael Schumacher, commenting on taking pole position.[15]

Saturday's afternoon qualifying session lasted for an hour. Each driver was limited to twelve laps, with the grid order decided by the drivers' fastest laps. During this session, the 107% rule was in effect, which necessitated each driver set a time within 107% of the quickest lap to qualify for the race.[10] The session was held in dry and hot weather conditions; the air temperature was 26 °C (79 °F) and the track temperature was 39 °C (102 °F).[16] Michael Schumacher clinched his second pole position of the season, his third at the circuit, with a time of 1:19.475. He was joined on the front row of the grid by Trulli who recorded a lap 0.271 seconds slower than the pole sitter and took his best qualifying performance of the season.[17] Coulthard qualified third and said he could have set a better lap time as he saw a yellow flag out on the track. Trulli's team-mate Frentzen qualified fourth but criticised Irvine for an apparent blocking manoeuvre. Häkkinen took fifth and suffered from understeer along with traffic during his second qualifying run.[13] Barrichello, Alesi, Fisichella, Ralf Schumacher and Irvine completed the top ten positions.[17] Herbert set the 11th fastest time, five one hundredths slower than his team-mate and reported excessive oversteer on his car.[13] He was ahead of Wurz in the slower of the two Benettons.[17] Salo qualified in 13th position despite having a misunderstanding with his race engineer with a yellow flag. Similarly, Jenson Button who took 14th in the other Williams, was caught out by the waved yellow flags.[13] The two Arrows drivers filled the next two positions with Verstappen in 15th and Pedro de la Rosa in 16th; the latter crashed at the Raccasse chicane. BAR's Jacques Villeneuve started from 17th experienced an engine failure and was forced to use his team's spare car. Heidfeld took 18th and reported he experienced a lack of grip and understeer. He qualified ahead of Diniz and Ricardo Zonta in 19th and 20th respectively. The two Minardi drivers qualifed at the rear of the grid; Marc Gené ahead of Gastón Mazzacane and both crashed at Raccasse.[13]

Race[edit]

The conditions on the grid were dry before the race; the air temperature was 24 °C (75 °F) and the track temperature was 42 °C (108 °F).[16] The drivers took to the track at 09:30 CEST (UTC+2) for a 30-minute warm-up session.[10] It took place in dry and warm weather conditions. Both Ferrari drivers maintained their good performance from qualifying; Barrichello had the fastest time of 1:22.251. Michael Schumacher set the second fastest time. Ralf Schumacher recorded the third fastest time with Coulthard rounding out the top four.[18] The session was disrupted by an incident which involved de la Rosa when he struck the barriers at turn 12 – the session was prematurely ended as marshals were required to clear the track – and Herbert clipped the tyre barrier at turn 14 after spinning on oil on the circuit.[19]

The race started at 14:00 local time. At the start of the parade lap Diniz was unable to get away and was forced to start at the back of the grid. At the starting procedure Wurz's car suffered an engine failure and the start was aborted.[20] Diniz, meanwhile, was allowed to start from his qualifying position after Wurz's engine issues.[21] Michael Schumacher maintained his lead heading into the first corner. Trulli, behind him, remained in second position. Immediately afterwards an glitch in the FIA computer software caused the race to be suspended and marshals did not wave red flags across the circuit, apart from the start/finish line. At the hairpin de la Rosa attempted to overtake Button and the latter sent de la Rosa into a spin. The result created an traffic jam for cars who were behind the two drivers. During the red flag period Button, Zonta, Heidfeld, Diniz and Gené got into their team's spare cars and were required to start from the pit lane. de la Rosa, however, did not have a spare car available and could not take the restart.[20]

At the restart, Michael Schumacher and Trulli again held their positions, whilst Ralf Schumacher made the best start in the field moving from 9th to 6th place by the end of the first lap. Barrichello had lost two positions over the same distance.[21] At the conclusion of the first lap, the order was Michael Schumacher, Trulli, Coulthard, Frentzen, Häkkinen, Ralf Schumacher, Alesi, Barrichello, Fisichella, Herbert, Irvine, Salo, Verstappen, Diniz, Villeneuve, Zonta, Mazzacane, Wurz, Button, Gené and Heidfeld.[22] Michael Schumacher began to immediately pull clear from Trulli as he began setting consecutive fastest laps.[22] Häkkinen started to challenge Frentzen for second position on lap two.[23] By the 11th lap, Michael Schumacher had built up his lead to Trulli over 11 seconds as Wurz performed the race's first overtake when he passed Mazzacane for 17th position.[20][22] Button pulled over to the side of the track with engine problems and retired on lap 16.[21] Michael Schumacher continued to increase his lead to Trulli to 19.5 seconds by lap 19. Trulli was in turn 0.7 seconds ahead of Coulthard. Frentzen was a further 2.1 seconds behind the McLaren driver and continued to battle Coulthard's team-mate Häkkinen for fifth.[22]

On the same lap Irvine overtook his team-mate Herbert for 10th position.[20] Wurz crashed into the barriers at turn 1 and was forced to retire.[21] Gené retired on lap 22 with a gearbox issue as his team-mate Mazzacane subsequently collided with the barriers at turn 1 on the same lap and had to retire from the event.[20] Herbert became the first driver to make a pit stop on lap 27 although his pit crew came unprepared and Herbert was stationary for half a minute before he exited in 17th position.[21][22] On the 31st lap, Diniz made contact with the barriers at turn 1 and he damaged his left rear wheel, causing him to retire.[20] Häkkinen's pace was reduced by lap 36 as he slowed with an blockage on his brake pedal and made an unscheduled pit stop. His team's mechanics opened his car's inspection hatch and rearranged radio cables.[21] They subsequently removed an data transmitter which was the cause the blockage and Häkkinen rejoined in 9th.[22][24] Trulli became the next retirement of the race when he pulled to the side of the track with an gearbox problem on the following lap.[21]

Ralf Schumacher, who was running fourth, crashed heavily into the turn 1 barriers on the 38th lap.[21] He suffered a deep cut to his leg and was taken to the nearest hospital.[20] Michael Schumacher held a 36 second lead over Coulthard by lap 38 and the McLaren driver lapped consistently in the low 1:22 range to close the gap.[22] Verstappen made the first scheduled pit stop on lap 41,[20] five laps in front of Zonta and Heidfeld.[22] Michael Schumacher pitted on lap 49 and retained the first position. Fisichella pitted earlier than expected on lap 51 as he had a slow puncture developing.[20] Frentzen, Barrichello, Salo, Villeneuve and Coulthard pitted over the following six laps.[22] After Coulthard emerged from the pits, Michael Schumacher's car suffered an broken exhaust which caused an left rear suspension failure and was forced to drive to his garage to retire.[20]

At the completition of lap 57, with the scheduled pit stops completed, the order was Coulthard, Frentzen, Barrichello, Fisichella, Irvine, Salo, Häkkinen, Villeneuve, Verstappen, Heidfeld and Herbert.[22] Häkkinen set the fastest lap of the race on the same lap, a 1:21.571 as he closed the gap to Salo in seventh.[22] Verstappen, who was fending off Heidfeld for ninth place, spun into retirement at turn 12 on lap 61. On the 71st lap, Frentzen became the final retirement of the race when he broke his rear suspension in a crash at turn 1.[20] Häkkinen started to reduce his pace on lap 74 ending his battle with Salo but managed to stay ahead of Villeneuve in seventh.[20][22] Coulthard opened the gap to 17.4 seconds and crossed the finish line on lap 78 to take his second win of the season in a time of 1'49:28.213,[22][25] at an average speed of 89.522 miles per hour (144.072 km/h).[25] Barrichello finished second in his Ferrari, ahead of Fisichella in third. Irvine finished in fourth, Salo in fifth and Häkkinen rounded out the points-scoring positions in sixth. Villeneuve, Heidfeld and Herbert filled the next three positions, with Frentzen last of the classified finishers despite his crash.[25]

Post-race[edit]

‘I have always said that there are a few Grands Prix, which are very special to me, and Monaco is definitely one of them. The track is probably the most technically challenging and I’m very happy both for the team and myself. I have felt confident all weekend and the car was very good throughout the race. Initially I got stuck behind Trulli but I was constantly pushing him and when he retired I tried hard to catch Schumacher even through there was a significant gap, because you never know what might happen.

David Coulthard, speaking after the race.[24]

The top three drivers appeared on the podium to collect their trophies and in the subsequent press conference. Coulthard was delighted as securing victory at the Grand Prix which he considered as one of the races he wanted to win during his career because of the challenges the drivers take on the circuit.[26] He also commented that he wanted to wait until the pit stop stages to get ahead of Michael Schumacher and Trulli to prevent unnecessary repairs to his car.[27] Barrichello revealed that he was conservating his tyres and fuel, as well as being informed by Ferrari technical director Ross Brawn to reduce his pace towards the race's latter stages.[27] Fisichella said that he was pleased at taking third place.[27] He also revealed that he wanted to remain at Benetton for the 2001 season after his strong result.[28]

Irvine scored the first points for the Jaguar team in the race, having failed to score up to that point. He described the race as one of the hardest in his Formula One career as his drink bottle did not function correctly along with suffering a blistered foot.[29] He also said that the team's issues were not fully rectified and it would take "six months or so to solve... hopefully we can do it quicker."[30] Salo said that his hands were bruised during the race as his car had no power steering equipped.[31] Michael Schumacher admitted to feeling disappointed after the race, having led the majority of the race until his lap 56 retirement. The Ferrari driver stated: "The exhaust was too hot and that was why the rest went wrong. It basically cooked the suspension. I felt a few laps before that something was wrong but there was nothing I could do about it."[32]

Ralf Schumacher suffered an three-inch gash on his left calf. He was taken to Princess Grace Hospital for a routine check-up and his cut was stitched.[33] Ralf Schumacher was later cleared to race in the next Grand Prix, two weeks later.[34] He said that he had no prior indication of where his injuries originated from.[32] Williams had their test driver Bruno Junqueira to fill in for Ralf Schumacher should the need arise.[33]

As a consequence of the race, Michael Schumacher's remained the leader in the World Drivers' Championship though his lead was reduced by ten points to twelve. Coulthard's victory moved him into second place on 34 points, ahead of team-mate Häkkinen on 29 points. Barrichello and Fisichella remained fourth and fifth, with 22 and 14 points respectively.[3] In the World Constructors' Championship, McLaren reduced the lead of Ferrari to five points. Benetton in fourth closed the points gap to their rivals Williams to one point. Jordan remained fifth on 9 points, with ten races of the season remaining.[3]

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 3 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:19.475 -
2 6 Italy Jarno Trulli Jordan-Mugen-Honda 1:19.746 +0.271
3 2 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:19.888 +0.413
4 5 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda 1:19.961 +0.486
5 1 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:20.241 +0.766
6 4 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:20.416 +0.941
7 16 France Jean Alesi Prost-Peugeot 1:20.494 +1.019
8 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 1:20.703 +1.228
9 9 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:20.742 +1.267
10 7 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 1:20.743 +1.268
11 8 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Jaguar-Cosworth 1:20.792 +1.317
12 12 Austria Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 1:20.871 +1.396
13 17 Finland Mika Salo Sauber-Petronas 1:21.561 +2.086
14 10 United Kingdom Jenson Button Williams-BMW 1:21.605 +2.130
15 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Arrows-Supertec 1:21.738 +2.263
16 18 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Arrows-Supertec 1:21.832 +2.357
17 22 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:21.848 +2.373
18 15 Germany Nick Heidfeld Prost-Peugeot 1:22.017 +2.542
19 16 Brazil Pedro Diniz Sauber-Petronas 1:22.136 +2.661
20 23 Brazil Ricardo Zonta BAR-Honda 1:22.324 +2.849
21 20 Spain Marc Gené Minardi-Fondmetal 1:23.721 +4.246
22 21 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Minardi-Fondmetal 1:23.794 +4.319
107% time: 1:25.038
Source:[35]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 2 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 78 1:49:28.213 3 10
2 4 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 78 +15.889 6 6
3 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 78 +18.522 8 4
4 7 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 78 +1:05.924 10 3
5 17 Finland Mika Salo Sauber-Petronas 78 +1:20.775 13 2
6 1 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 77 +1 Lap 5 1
7 22 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 77 +1 Lap 17  
8 15 Germany Nick Heidfeld Prost-Peugeot 77 +1 Lap 18  
9 8 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Jaguar-Cosworth 76 +2 Laps 11  
10 5 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda 70 Spun off 4  
Ret 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Arrows-Supertec 60 Spun off 15  
Ret 3 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 55 Exhaust/Suspension 1  
Ret 23 Brazil Ricardo Zonta BAR-Honda 48 Spun off 20  
Ret 9 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 37 Spun off 9  
Ret 6 Italy Jarno Trulli Jordan-Mugen-Honda 36 Gearbox 2  
Ret 16 Brazil Pedro Diniz Sauber-Petronas 30 Spun off/Tyre 19  
Ret 14 France Jean Alesi Prost-Peugeot 29 Transmission 7  
Ret 21 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane Minardi-Fondmetal 22 Spun off 22  
Ret 20 Spain Marc Gené Minardi-Fondmetal 21 Gearbox 21  
Ret 12 Austria Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 18 Spun off 12  
Ret 10 United Kingdom Jenson Button Williams-BMW 16 Engine 14  
DNS 18 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Arrows-Supertec 0 Collision[nb 1]* 16  
Source:[25]
  • * Failed to restart

Standings after the race[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ de la Rosa is listed as Did Not Start in the official results, despite having taken the first start prior to the race being stopped. Regulations at the time were such that in the event of a stoppage being ordered on the first lap, that start would be deemed null-and-void, and the second start would take place as if the first had never occurred. As this driver didn't make the second start, he is classified DNS.

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