FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1997 Round 17 Europe

The 1997 European Grand Prix was Round 17 of the 1997 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Jerez, Spain on Sunday, 26 October 1997. Jacques Villeneuve started on pole position in the Williams Renault and Mika Häkkinen was the race winner in the McLaren Mercedes. Hakkinen’s maiden win was the first F1 victory achieved by a Finnish driver since Keke Rosberg won the 1985 Australian Grand Prix.

1997 Grand Prix Of Europe Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
19Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesGoodyear691:38:57.771--1:24.07228185.24010
210David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesGoodyear691:38:59.425+1.654+1.6541:24.00627185.1886
33Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams RenaultGoodyear691:38:59.574+1.803+0.1491:23.90642185.1844
48Gerhard BergerAustriaBenetton RenaultGoodyear691:38:59.690+1.919+0.1161:23.36131185.1803
56Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear691:39:01.560+3.789+1.8701:24.26637185.1222
64Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams RenaultGoodyear691:39:02.308+4.537+0.7481:23.13530185.0981
714Olivier PanisFranceProst Mugen HondaBridgestone691:40:04.916+1:07.145+1:02.6081:23.94145183.169
816Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasGoodyear691:40:10.732+1:12.961+5.8161:25.15930182.991
923Jan MagnussenDenmarkStewart FordBridgestone691:40:15.258+1:17.487+4.5261:25.37031182.854
1015Shinji NakanoJapanProst Mugen HondaBridgestone691:40:15.986+1:18.215+0.7281:24.67945182.832
1112Giancarlo FisichellaItalyJordan PeugeotGoodyear681:39:05.7171 lap1 lap1:25.43445182.311
1219Mika SaloFinlandTyrrell FordGoodyear681:39:15.0151 lap+9.2981:25.23737182.027
137Jean AlesiFranceBenetton RenaultGoodyear681:39:15.7171 lap+0.7021:23.97527182.005
1417Norberto FontanaArgentinaSauber PetronasGoodyear681:39:45.6141 lap+29.8971:25.15432181.096
1521Tarso MarquesBrazilMinardi HartBridgestone681:39:56.7041 lap+11.0901:25.94755180.761
1618Jos VerstappenNetherlandsTyrrell FordGoodyear681:40:06.2011 lap+9.4971:26.36940180.475
1720Ukyo KatayamaJapanMinardi HartBridgestone681:40:06.8931 lap+0.6921:26.21527180.455
DNF5Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariGoodyear471:07:10.0861:23.69242185.906
DNF1Damon HillGreat BritainArrows YamahaBridgestone471:07:51.1081:24.27440184.032
DNF11Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan PeugeotGoodyear441:04:37.1691:25.89534180.903
DNF22Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordBridgestone3043:46.5061:26.16913182.076
DNF2Pedro DinizBrazilArrows YamahaBridgestone1116:08.0831:26.4343181.129