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Saturday Qualifying | Race Results | Fastest Lap

Suzuka Facts

Track LengthNo. of LapsLap RecordDriver
5.864 KM531:38.942H. Frentzen - 1997

Japanese Formula 1 Grand Prix Results - Summary
click on the year for detailed results from Practice, Qualifying and the Race


Pole Position

Fastest Race Lap

Race Winner

Fuji Circuit
2008 L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:18.404
2007 L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:25.368
L. Hamilton
McLaren - 1:28.193
L. Hamilton
Suzuka Circuit
2006 F. Massa
Ferrari - 1:29.599
F. Alonso
Renault - 1:32.676
F. Alonso
2005 R. Schumacher
Toyota - 1:46.106 - Wet
K. Raikkonen
McLaren - 1:31.540
K. Raikkonen
2004 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:33.542
R. Barrichello
Ferrari - 1:32.730
M. Schumacher
2003 R. Barrichello
Ferrari - 1:31.713
R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:33.408
R. Barrichello
2002 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:31.317
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:36.125
M. Schumacher
2001 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:32.484
J. Montoya
Williams - 1:36.450
M. Schumacher
2000 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:35.825
M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:39.189
M. Schumacher
1999 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:37.460
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:41.319
M. Hakkinen
1998 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:36.293
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:40.190
M. Hakkinen
1997 J. Villeneuve
Williams - 1:36.071
H. Frentzen
Williams - 1:38.942
M. Schumacher

Qualifying Results

Pos.DriverTeamBest Lap
1J. Villeneuve Williams1:36.071
2M. SchumacherFerrari1:36.133
3E. Irvine Ferrari1:36.466
4M. Hakkinen McLaren 1:36.469
5G. Berger Benetton1:36.561
6H. FrentzenWilliams1:36.628
7J. Alesi Benetton1:36.682
8J. HerbertSauber1:36.906
9G. FisichellaJordan1:36.917
10O. PanisProst1:37.073 
11D. Coulthard McLaren1:37.095
12R. BarrichelloStewart1:37.343
13R. SchumacherJordan1:37.443
14J. MagnussenStewart1:37.480
15S. NakanoProst1:37.588
16P. Diniz Arrows1:37.853
17D. Hill Arrows1:38.022
18G. Morbedelli Sauber 1:38.556
19U. KatayamaMinardi1:38.983
20T. MarquesMinardi1:39.678
21J. VerstappenTyrell1:40.259
22M. Salo Tyrell1:40.529

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Race Results

Pos.DriverTeamRace Time
1M. SchumacherFerrari1.29:48.446
2H. FrentzenWilliams1.382 sec. behind
3E. Irvine Ferrari23.006 sec. behind
4M. Hakkinen McLaren 
5J. Villeneuve Williams
6J. Alesi Benetton
7J. HerbertSauber
8G. FisichellaJordan
9G. Berger Benetton
10R. SchumacherJordan
11D. Coulthard McLaren
12D. Hill Arrows1 lap behind
13P. Diniz Arrows1 lap behind
14J. VerstappenTyrell1 lap behind
Out of the race
Lap 46T. MarquesMinardiEngine
Lap 46M. Salo TyrellEngine
Lap 36O. PanisProstEngine
Lap 22S. NakanoProstSuspension
Lap 8U. KatayamaMinardiEngine
Lap 6R. BarrichelloStewartSpun
Lap 3J. MagnussenStewartSpun
Lap 0G. Morbedelli Sauber Did not start

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Fastest Lap :   Heinz Harald Frentzen - 1:38.942 

(unofficial results)

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