1999 Hungarian Grand Prix

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1999 Hungarian Grand Prix
Race 11 of 16 in the 1999 Formula One World Championship
Hungaroring (modified this year)
Hungaroring (modified this year)
Race details
Date 15 August 1999
Official name XV Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj
Location Hungaroring
Budapest, Hungary
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 3.973 km (2.469 mi)
Distance 77 laps, 305.921 km (190.090 mi)
Weather Partially cloudy, hot, dry, Air: 25 °C (77 °F), Track 37 °C (99 °F)
Pole position
Driver McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:18.156
Fastest lap
Driver United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:20.699 on lap 69
Podium
First McLaren-Mercedes
Second McLaren-Mercedes
Third Ferrari

The 1999 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XV Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj) was a Formula One motor race held on 15 August 1999 at the Hungaroring near Budapest, Hungary. It was the eleventh race of the 1999 FIA Formula One World Championship.

The 77-lap race was won from pole position by Mika Häkkinen, driving a McLaren-Mercedes. Häkkinen's teammate David Coulthard finished second, while Drivers' Championship rival Eddie Irvine finished third in his Ferrari. The top six was completed by Heinz-Harald Frentzen in the Jordan, Rubens Barrichello in the Stewart, and Damon Hill in the other Jordan.

The win, Häkkinen's fourth of the season, moved him to within two points of Irvine in the Drivers' Championship, while McLaren reduced Ferrari's lead in the Constructors' Championship to four points.

Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Lap Gap
1 1 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 1:18.156
2 4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:18.263 +0.107
3 2 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:18.384 +0.228
4 9 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 1:18.515 +0.359
5 8 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda 1:18.664 +0.508
6 7 United Kingdom Damon Hill Jordan-Mugen-Honda 1:18.667 +0.511
7 10 Austria Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 1:18.733 +0.577
8 16 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Stewart-Ford 1:19.095 +0.939
9 22 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Supertec 1:19.127 +0.971
10 17 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Stewart-Ford 1:19.389 +1.233
11 11 France Jean Alesi Sauber-Petronas 1:19.390 +1.234
12 12 Brazil Pedro Diniz Sauber-Petronas 1:19.782 +1.626
13 19 Italy Jarno Trulli Prost-Peugeot 1:19.788 +1.632
14 18 France Olivier Panis Prost-Peugeot 1:19.841 +1.685
15 5 Italy Alex Zanardi Williams-Supertec 1:19.924 +1.768
16 6 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-Supertec 1:19.945 +1.789
17 23 Brazil Ricardo Zonta BAR-Supertec 1:20.060 +1.904
18 3 Finland Mika Salo Ferrari 1:20.369 +2.213
19 20 Italy Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford 1:20.961 +2.805
20 14 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Arrows 1:21.328 +3.172
21 15 Japan Toranosuke Takagi Arrows 1:21.675 +3.519
22 21 Spain Marc Gené Minardi-Ford 1:21.867 +3.711

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 77 1:46:23.536 1 10
2 2 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 77 + 9.706 3 6
3 4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Ferrari 77 + 27.228 2 4
4 8 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda 77 + 31.815 5 3
5 16 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Stewart-Ford 77 + 43.808 8 2
6 7 United Kingdom Damon Hill Jordan-Mugen-Honda 77 + 55.726 6 1
7 10 Austria Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 77 + 1:01.012 7  
8 19 Italy Jarno Trulli Prost-Peugeot 76 + 1 Lap 13  
9 6 Germany Ralf Schumacher Williams-Supertec 76 + 1 Lap 16  
10 18 France Olivier Panis Prost-Peugeot 76 + 1 Lap 14  
11 17 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Stewart-Ford 76 + 1 Lap 10  
12 3 Finland Mika Salo Ferrari 75 + 2 Laps 18  
13 23 Brazil Ricardo Zonta BAR-Supertec 75 + 2 Laps 17  
14 20 Italy Luca Badoer Minardi-Ford 75 + 2 Laps 19  
15 14 Spain Pedro de la Rosa Arrows 75 + 2 Laps 20  
16 11 France Jean Alesi Sauber-Petronas 74 Fuel Pressure 11  
17 21 Spain Marc Gené Minardi-Ford 74 + 3 Laps 22  
Ret 22 Canada Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Supertec 60 Clutch 9  
Ret 9 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 52 Engine 4  
Ret 15 Japan Toranosuke Takagi Arrows 26 Transmission 21  
Ret 12 Brazil Pedro Diniz Sauber-Petronas 19 Spun Off 12  
Ret 5 Italy Alex Zanardi Williams-Supertec 10 Differential 15  
Sources:[1][2]

Championship standings after the race[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 Hungarian Grand Prix". formula1.com. Archived from the original on 9 January 2015. Retrieved 24 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "1999 Hungarian GP: Classification". ChicaneF1.com. Retrieved 3 August 2007. 


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