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1997 Brazilian GP
1996 Argentine GP

1997 Argentine GP

1997 San Marino GP
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 XX  Gran Premio Marlboro de la Republica Argentina


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 13 April 1997
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race3 of 17
Championship race600
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4259 m
Race Distance4259 × 72 = 306.648 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers10
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesB&H Total Jordan Peugeot - 10th Race Entry (Entrant)
Bridgestone - 25th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Gerhard Berger - 20th Fastest Lap (Driver)
Jordan - 200th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Williams - 100th Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (503),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (635),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (401),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (157),
5. Most 2nd Fastest LapsWilliams (87),
6. Most 5th Fastest LapsFerrari (70),
7. Most 14th Fastest LapsTyrrell (35),
8. Most Races LedFerrari (276),
9. Most Laps LedFerrari (7232),
10. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1366),
11. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (141),
12. Most 7th Place QualificationsFerrari (87)

Championships
1 Jacques Villeneuve 20 
same
2 David Coulthard 10 
down
3 Gerhard Berger 10 
same
4 Mika Häkkinen 9 
same
5 Eddie Irvine 6 
up
6 Olivier Panis 6 
down
7 Ralf Schumacher 4 
up
8 Johnny Herbert 3 
same
9 Nicola Larini 1 
down
 Jean Alesi 1 
down
1 Williams / Renault 20 
up
2 McLaren / Mercedes 19 
down
3 Ferrari / Ferrari 14 
up
4 Benetton / Renault 11 
down
5 Prost / Mugen-Honda 6 
same
6 Jordan / Peugeot 4 
up
7 Sauber / Petronas 4 
down

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 3Car 8
EntrantRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams RenaultMild Seven Benetton Renault
DriverJacques VilleneuveJacques VilleneuveGerhard Berger
CarWilliams FW19Williams FW19Benetton B197
EngineRenault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:52'01.7151'24.4731'27.981
Speed164.234 km/h181.507 km/h174.269 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led