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1997 Japanese GP
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1997 European GP

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 XLII  Grand Prix of Europe


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

Details
DateSunday 26 October 1997
Start time14:00
EventEuropean GP
CircuitJerez
Event FormatRace of 69 laps
ChampionshipWorld Championship
Race number#17 of 17 in 1997
#614 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps69
Circuit Perimeter4428 m
Race Distance4428 × 69 = 305.532 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers17
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCastrol - 25th Pole Position (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Mild Seven Benetton Renault - 100th Race Entry (Entrant)
Total - 100th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
 Pedro Diniz - 50th Race Entry (Driver)
 Mika Häkkinen - 1st Win (Driver)
 Giancarlo Fisichella - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken 1. Most 17th Place Finishes Ukyo Katayama (3),
2. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a Season Tyrrell (9)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (519),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points Scores Ferrari (651),
3. Most 4th Place Finishes Gerhard Berger (26),
4. Most 5th Place Finishes Ferrari (74),
5. Most 15th Place Finishes Minardi (11),
6. Most Races Led Ferrari (289),
7. Most Laps Led Ferrari (7549),
8. Most Race Entries Ferrari (1394),
9. Most 2nd Place Qualifications Ferrari (128),
10. Most 7th Place Qualifications Ferrari (90),
11. Most 19th Place Qualifications Minardi (40),
12. Most 21st Place Qualifications Tyrrell (40),
13. Most 22nd Place Qualifications Tyrrell (46)

Championship standings
1  Jacques Villeneuve 81 
DSQ  Michael Schumacher 78 
2  Heinz-Harald Frentzen 42 
3  David Coulthard 36 up
4  Jean Alesi 36 up
5  Gerhard Berger 27 
6  Mika Häkkinen 27 up
7  Eddie Irvine 24 up
8  Giancarlo Fisichella 20 up
9  Olivier Panis 16 
10  Johnny Herbert 15 
11  Ralf Schumacher 13 
12  Damon Hill 7 
13  Rubens Barrichello 6 
14  Alexander Wurz 4 
15  Jarno Trulli 3 
16  Mika Salo 2 
  Pedro Diniz 2 
18  Shinji Nakano 2 
19  Nicola Larini 1 
1 Williams / Renault 123 
2 Ferrari 102 
3 Benetton / Renault 67 
4 McLaren / Mercedes 63 
5 Jordan / Peugeot 33 
6 Prost / Mugen-Honda 21 
7 Sauber / Petronas 16 
8 Arrows / Yamaha 9 
9 Stewart / Ford 6 
10 Tyrrell / Ford 2 

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 9Car 3Car 4
EntrantWest McLaren MercedesRothmans Williams RenaultRothmans Williams Renault
Driver Mika Häkkinen Jacques Villeneuve Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Car McLaren MP4/12 Williams FW19 Williams FW19
EngineMercedes 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10Renault 3.0 V10
Time1:38'57.7711'21.0721'23.135
Speed185.240 km/h196.625 km/h191.746 km/h


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