2001 Monaco Grand Prix
|2001 Monaco Grand Prix|
|Race 7 of 17 in the 2001 Formula One World Championship|
|Date||27 May 2001|
|Official name||LIX Grand Prix de Monaco|
|Location||Circuit de Monaco, La Condamine and Monte-Carlo, Monaco|
|Course length||3.370 km (2.094 mi)|
|Distance||78 laps, 262.860 km (163.334 mi)|
|Weather||Warm and Sunny, Air Temp: 23 °C (73 °F), Track 36 °C (97 °F)|
|Time||1:19.424 on lap 68|
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 27 May 2001. It was the seventh race of the 2001 Formula One season. The 78-lap race 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.
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.
- Jean Alesi scored Prost's first point since 1999.
- Last pole-position: David Coulthard
- This would prove to be the last Ferrari win in Monaco for 16 years until Sebastian Vettel in 2017.
Championship standings after the race
- Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
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