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2006 French Formula 1 Grand Prix
14 - 16 July 2006


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Track LengthNo. of LapsDistanceLap RecordDriver and Car
4.411 KM70 308.5861:15.377M Schumacher, Ferrari - 2004
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French Formula 1 Grand Prix Results - Summary
click on the year for detailed results from Practice, Qualifying and the Race

Year

Pole Position

Fastest Race Lap

Race Winner

2006M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:15.493
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1.17.111
M. Schumacher
Ferrari
2005F. Alonso
Renault - 1:14.412
K. Raikkonen
McLaren - 1:16.423
F. Alonso
Renault
2004 F. Alonso
Renault - 1:13.698
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1.15.377
M. Schumacher
Ferrari
2003 R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:15.019
J. Montoya
Williams - 1:15.512
R. Schumacher
Williams
2002 J. Montoya
Williams - 1:11.985
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:15.045
M. Schumacher
Ferrari
2001 R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:12.989
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:16.088
M. Schumacher
Ferrari
2000 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:15.632 
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:19.479
D. Coulthard
McLaren
1999 R. Barrichello
Stewart - 1:38.441 (wet)
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:19.227
H. Frentzen
Jordan
1998 M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:14.929
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:17.523
M. Schumacher
Ferrari
1997 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:14.548
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:17.910
M. Schumacher
Ferrari

The 2005 race

Top 8Highlights 
1. Fernando Alonso - RenaultFernando Alonso wins his fifth race of the season and the first for Renault at home in 22 years.
Kimi Raikkonen managed to finish second despite suffering a 10 place grid penalty due to an engine change.
Michael Schumacher finishes third over a minute behind.
Jenson Button in 4th was ahead of Jarno Trulli, Giancarlo Fisichella, Ralf Schumacher and Jacques Villeneuve. All were a lap behind!
15 cars were classified as finishers. 
Renault, Ferrari, BAR, Toyota, Williams and Jordan managed to finish both their cars.
Minardi failed to finish either of their cars.
2.Kimi Raikkonen - McLaren
3.Michael Schumacher - Ferrari
4.Jenson Button - BAR
5.Jarno Trulli - Toyota
6. Giancarlo Fisichella - Renault
7. Ralf Schumacher - Toyota
8. Jacques Villeneuve - Sauber

The 2004 race

Top 8Highlights 
1.Michael Schumacher - FerrariMichael Schumacher wins the race after a well executed 4 stop strategy beating Fernando Alonso who started from pole and led the race early on.
Rubens Barrichello managed to take 3rd from Trulli at the last corner!
Jarno Trulli lost 3rd to Barrichello and his situation at Renault went downhill since then.
Jenson Button managed 5th ahead of the 2 McLarens, both running the MP4-19B.
Juan Pablo Montoya finished 8th.
Takuma Sato suffered yet another engine failure.
The race had one of the least retirements on record. Just 2 cars retired!
18 cars were classified as finishers. 
Ferrari, Renault, McLaren, Williams, Jaguar, Sauber and Toyota managed to finish both their cars.
2.Fernando Alonso - Renault
3.Rubens Barrichello - Ferrari
4.Jarno Trulli - Renault
5.Jenson Button - BAR
6.David Coulthard - McLaren
7.Kimi Raikkonen - McLaren
8.Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams

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