Benetton B200

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Benetton B200
Category Formula One
Constructor Benetton
Designer(s) Mike Gascoyne (Technical Director)
Pat Symonds (Engineering Director)
Predecessor B199
Successor B201
Technical specifications
Chassis Moulded carbon-fibre monocoque
Suspension (front) Double wishbones, pushrod/torsion bar
Suspension (rear) Double wishbones, pushrod/coil spring
Axle track Front: 1,450 mm (57 in)
Rear: 1,425 mm (56.1 in)
Engine Playlife-badged Renault 2,998 cc (183 cu in) V10 Naturally aspirated mid-mounted
Transmission Benetton 6-speed semi-automatic Longitudinally mounted
Weight 600 kg (1,300 lb) (including driver)
Fuel Agip
Tyres Bridgestone
Competition history
Notable entrants Mild Seven Benetton Playlife
Notable drivers 11. Italy Giancarlo Fisichella
12. Austria Alexander Wurz
Debut 2000 Australian Grand Prix
Races Wins Poles Fastest laps
17 0 0 0
Constructors' Championships 0 (4th: 2000)

The Benetton B200 was the car with which the Benetton Formula One team competed in the 2000 Formula One season. It was driven by Giancarlo Fisichella and Alexander Wurz, who was dropped by the team at the end of the year after two consecutive poor seasons.

The team finished fourth in the Constructors' Championship, tied with British American Racing on 20 points, but placed ahead due to Fisichella's three podium finishes.

Early in the season, it was announced that the team had been sold to Renault, who would return as a works engine supplier in 2001 and rebrand the team completely for 2002.

Complete Formula One results[edit]

(key) (results in bold indicate pole position)

Year Team Engine Tyres Drivers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Points WCC
2000 Benetton Playlife V10 B AUS BRA SMR GBR ESP EUR MON CAN FRA AUT GER HUN BEL ITA USA JPN MAL 20 4th
Giancarlo Fisichella 5 2 11 7 9 5 3 3 9 Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 14 9
Alexander Wurz 7 Ret 9 9 10 12 Ret 9 Ret 10 Ret 11 13 5 10 Ret 7