2004 German Grand Prix

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Race details
Race 12 of 18 in the 2004 Formula One season
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Date 25 July 2004
Official name LXVI Großer Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland
Location Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.574 km (2.842 mi)
Distance 66 laps, 301.884 km (187.572 mi)
Scheduled Distance 67 laps, 306.458 km (190.414 mi)
Weather Fine
Pole position
Driver Ferrari
Time 1:13.306
Fastest lap
Driver Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes
Time 1:13.780 on lap 10 (lap record)[N 1]
Podium
First Ferrari
Second BAR-Honda
Third Renault
Peter Sauber outside the Sauber garage.

The 2004 German Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on 25 July 2004 at the Hockenheimring. Jenson Button overcame a 10-place penalty to finish 2nd. This proved to be Cristiano da Matta's final Grand Prix; for Hungary he was replaced by compatriot Ricardo Zonta.


Classification[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:13.306
2 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:13.668 +0.362
3 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:13.674 +0.368
4 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.690 +0.384
5 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.821 +0.515
6 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:13.874 +0.568
7 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:14.134 +0.828
8 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 1:14.278 +0.972
9 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1:14.287 +0.981
10 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:14.368 +1.062
11 4 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia Williams-BMW 1:14.556 +1.250
12 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:14.802 +1.496
13 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 1:15.011 +1.705
14 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 1:15.395 +2.089
15 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:15.454 +2.148
16 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:15.616 +2.310
17 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 1:16.192 +2.886
18 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1:16.310 +3.004
19 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 1:18.055 +4.749
20 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 1:18.400 +5.094
Source:[1]

Race[edit]

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 66 1:23:54.848 1 10
2 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 66 +8.388 13 8
3 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 66 +16.351 5 6
4 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 66 +19.231 4 5
5 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 66 +23.055 2 4
6 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 66 +41.108 11 3
7 4 Brazil Antônio Pizzonia Williams-BMW 66 +41.956 10 2
8 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 66 +46.842 8 1
9 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 66 +1:07.102 14  
10 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 66 +1:08.578 12  
11 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 66 +1:10.258 6  
12 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 66 +1:13.252 7  
13 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 65 +1 Lap 16  
14 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 65 +1 Lap 9  
15 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 63 +3 Laps 17  
16 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 62 +4 Laps 20  
17 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 62 +4 Laps 19  
Ret 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 42 Handling 18  
Ret 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 38 Puncture 15  
Ret 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 13 Rear Wing/Accident 3  
Source:[2]

Notes[edit]

Championship standings after the race[edit]

  • Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Although Michael Schumacher set a lap time of 1:13.306 in qualifying, Kimi Räikkönen's time of 1:13.780 is recognised as the lap record as it was set under race conditions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 German Grand Prix - Saturday Qualifying Results". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "2004 German Grand Prix - Race Results". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Archived from the original on 16 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
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Coordinates: 49°19′40″N 8°33′57″E / 49.32778°N 8.56583°E / 49.32778; 8.56583