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Friday Practice | Saturday Qualifying | Race Results | Fastest Lap

Albert Park Facts

Track LengthNo. of LapsFastest LapDriver
5.269 KM581:30:585H. Frentzen - Williams Renault

Friday Practice Sessions

Pos.DriverBest Lap
1M. Schumacher1.32.496
2H. Frentzen1.32.910
3J. Alesi1.33.255
4J. Villeneuve1.33.371
5R. Schumacher1.33.437
6E. Irvine1.34.157
7G. Berger1.34.271
8D. Coulthard1.34.432
9J. Herbert1.34.593
10M. Hakkinen1.34.742
11G. Fisichella1.34.777
12O. Panis1.34.927
13D. Hill1.35.073
14M. Salo1.36.142
15N. Larini1.36.223
16J. Trulli1.36.392
17J. Verstappen1.36.716
18J. Magnussen1.37.023
19P. Diniz1.38.092
20S. Nakano1.38.970
21R. Barrichello1.39.652
22U. Katayama1.40.947
23R. Rosset1.41.166
24V. Sospiri1.42.590

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Qualifying Results

Pos.DriverBest Lap
1J. Villeneuve1.29.369
2H. Frentzen1.31.123
3M. Schumacher1.31.472
4D. Coulthard1.31.531
5E. Irvine1.31.881
6M. Hakkinen1.31.971
7J. Herbert1.32.287
8J. Alesi1.32.708
9O. Panis1.32.842
10G. Berger1.32.870
11R. Barrichello1.33.075
12R. Schumacher1.33.130
13N. Larini1.33.327
14G. Fisichella1.33.552
15U. Katayama1.33.798
16S. Nakano1.33.989
17J. Trulli1.34.120
18M. Salo1.34.229
19J. Magnussen1.34.623
20D. Hill1.34.806
21J. Verstappen1.34.943
22P. Diniz1.35.972
23V. Sospiri1.40.972
24R. Rosset1.42.086

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Race Results

PositionDriverRace Time
1D. Coulthard1 hr 30:28.718
2M. Schumacher20.046 sec. behind
3M. Hakkinen22.177 sec. behind
4G. Berger22.841 sec. behind
5O. Panis1:00.308 min. behind
6N. Larini1:36.040 min behind
7S. Nakano2 laps behind
8H. Frentzen3 laps behind
9J. Trulli3 laps behind
10P. Diniz4 laps behind
Out of the RaceReason
Lap 49R. BarrichelloMechanical
Lap 42M. Salo
Lap 36J. MagnussenMechanical
Lap 34J. AlesiOut of fuel
Lap 32U. Katayama
Lap 12G. FisichellaSpin
Lap 2R. SchumacherSpin
Lap 2J. VerstappenSpin
Lap 1J. HerbertFront Suspension/Accident
Lap 1E. IrvineAccident
Lap 1J. VilleneuveAccident
Warmup LapD. HillThrottle

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Fastest Lap : H. Frentzen - 1m 30.585

(unofficial results)

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