2001 French Grand Prix
|Race 10 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One season|
|Date||July 1, 2001|
|Official name||Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France|
|Course||Permanent racing facility
4.411 km (2.641 mi)
|Distance||72 laps, 305.886 km (190.069 mi)|
The 2001 French Grand Prix (formally the Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France) was a Formula One motor race held at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France on 1 July 2001. It was the tenth race of the 2001 Formula One season. The race, contested over 72 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving a Ferrari car after a second position start. Ralf Schumacher finished second for the Williams team after starting from pole position with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari. Michael Schumacher's win was his second consecutive victory having won the previous European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, Germany.
- Lap leaders: Ralf Schumacher 23 (1-23), Michael Schumacher 39 (24-25, 31-45, 51-72), David Coulthard 1 (26), Juan Pablo Montoya 9 (27-30, 46-50)
- This was Ralf Schumacher's first pole position of his career.
- As usual, this race and the following British Grand Prix were run without any tobacco sponsorship.
- Mika Häkkinen's McLaren failed before the race start due to gearbox trouble. His grid slot was left empty.
Standings after the race
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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