2001 Hungarian Grand Prix
|2001 Hungarian Grand Prix|
|Race 13 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One World Championship|
|Date||19 August 2001|
|Official name||XVII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
|Course length||3.975 km (2.470 mi)|
|Distance||77 laps, 306.075 km (190.186 mi)|
|Weather||Sunny and hot, Air Temp: 31 °C (88 °F) Track 41 °C (106 °F)|
|Time||1:16.723 on lap 51|
The 2001 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XVII Marlboro Magyar Nagydij) was a Formula One motor race held at Hungaroring on 19 August 2001. It was the thirteenth race of the 2001 FIA Formula One World Championship.
The 77-lap race was won by Michael Schumacher, driving a Ferrari. In the process, Schumacher clinched his fourth Drivers' Championship and equalled Alain Prost's record of 51 Grand Prix victories. Teammate Rubens Barrichello finished second, with David Coulthard third in a McLaren-Mercedes.
- Heinz-Harald Frentzen was back in action after being sacked by the Jordan team, taking the place of Jean Alesi at Prost; Alesi took Frentzen's place at Jordan for the remainder of the season.
- From this race to the end of the season, Jarno Trulli drove the number 11 Jordan car instead of the number 12, which was given to Alesi.
- Eddie Irvine spun out his Jaguar at the first corner at the start.
- The 1-2 finish by Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello meant that Ferrari clinched their third consecutive Constructor's Championship.
Championship standings after the race
- Bold text indicates the World Champions.
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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