2001 Monaco Grand Prix

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Monaco  2001 Monaco Grand Prix
Race details
Race 7 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One season
Monte Carlo 2000.jpg
Date May 27, 2001
Official name LIX Grand Prix de Monaco
Location Circuit de Monaco, La Condamine and Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Course Street circuit
3.370 km (2.094 mi)
Distance 78 laps, 262.860 km (163.334 mi)
Weather Warm and Sunny, Air Temp: 23°C
Pole position
Driver United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:17.430
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:19.424 on lap 68
Podium
First Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Second Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari
Third United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth

The 2001 Monaco Grand Prix (formally the LIX Grand Prix de Monaco) was a Formula One motor race held at the Circuit de Monaco on May 27, 2001. It was the seventh race of the 2001 Formula One season. The race, contested over 78 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving for the Ferrari team. Rubens Barrichello finished second in the other Ferrari with Eddie Irvine third for the Jaguar team. Schumacher's win was his fourth of season, and Irvine's third place was the first podium position for the Jaguar team.

David Coulthard, who started from pole position, stalled on the formation lap leading to Schumacher inheriting his position.

As a consequence of the race, Schumacher extended his lead in the Driver's Championship to 12 points over Coulthard. In the Constructors' Championship, Ferrari extended their lead over McLaren to 32 points.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 4 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:17.430 -
2 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:17.631 +0.201
3 3 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:17.749 +0.319
4 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:17.856 +0.426
5 5 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 1:18.029 +0.599
6 18 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 1:18.432 +1.002
7 6 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:18.751 +1.321
8 12 Italy Jarno Trulli Jordan-Honda 1:18.921 +1.491
9 10 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 1:19.086 +1.656
10 7 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Renault 1:19.220 +1.790
11 22 France Jean Alesi Prost-Acer 1:19.245 +1.815
12 9 France Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 1:19.294 +1.864
13 11 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Honda 1:19.316 +1.886
14 19 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 1:20.033 +2.603
15 17 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Sauber-Petronas 1:20.081 +2.651
16 16 Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 1:20.261 +2.831
17 8 United Kingdom Jenson Button Benetton-Renault 1:20.342 +2.912
18 21 Spain Fernando Alonso Minardi-European 1:20.788 +3.358
19 14 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Arrows-Asiatech 1:20.823 +3.393
20 15 Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Asiatech 1:21.336 +3.906
21 23 Brazil Luciano Burti Prost-Acer 1:21.771 +4.341
22 20 Brazil Tarso Marques Minardi-European 1:22.201 +4.771

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 78 1:47:22.561 2 10
2 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 78 +0.431 4 6
3 18 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 78 +30.698 6 4
4 10 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 78 +32.454 9 3
5 4 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 77 +1 Lap 1 2
6 22 France Jean Alesi Prost-Acer 77 +1 Lap 11 1
7 8 United Kingdom Jenson Button Benetton-Renault 77 +1 Lap 17  
8 14 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Arrows-Asiatech 77 +1 Lap 19  
9 15 Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Arrows-Asiatech 76 +2 Laps 20  
10 17 Finland Kimi Räikkönen Sauber-Petronas 73 +5 Laps 15  
Ret 5 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 57 Electrical 5  
Ret 20 Brazil Tarso Marques Minardi-European 56 Transmission 22  
Ret 21 Spain Fernando Alonso Minardi-European 54 Gearbox 18  
Ret 11 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Honda 49 Accident 13  
Ret 7 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Renault 43 Gearbox 10  
Ret 12 Italy Jarno Trulli Jordan-Honda 30 Hydraulics 8  
Ret 23 Brazil Luciano Burti Prost-Acer 24 Gearbox 21  
Ret 19 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Jaguar-Cosworth 18 Hydraulics 14  
Ret 3 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 15 Steering 3  
Ret 9 France Olivier Panis BAR-Honda 13 Steering 12  
Ret 6 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 2 Spun off 7  
Ret 16 Germany Nick Heidfeld Sauber-Petronas 0 Collision 16  

Notes[edit]

Standings after the race[edit]

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


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Coordinates: 43°44′4.74″N 7°25′16.8″E / 43.7346500°N 7.421333°E / 43.7346500; 7.421333