2001 Hungarian Grand Prix
|Race 13 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One season|
|Date||August 19, 2001|
|Official name||XVII Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj|
|Location||Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary|
|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 13th race of the 2001 Formula One season. This race saw Michael Schumacher win his fourth World Championship and equal Alain Prost's record of 51 Grand Prix victories. Rubens Barrichello in the other Ferrari finished second and McLaren driver David Coulthard finished third.
- 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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