FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1997 Round 16 Japan

The 1997 Japanese Grand Prix was Round 16 of the 1997 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Suzuka, Japan on Sunday, 12 October 1997. Jacques Villeneuve started on pole position in the Williams Renault and Michael Schumacher was the race winner for Ferrari.

1997 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
15Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariGoodyear531:29:48.446--1:39.26848207.50810
24Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams RenaultGoodyear531:29:49.824+1.378+1.3781:38.94248207.4546
36Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear531:30:14.830+26.384+25.0061:39.93515206.4964
49Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesGoodyear531:30:15.575+27.129+0.7451:40.15124206.4683
57Jean AlesiFranceBenetton RenaultGoodyear531:30:28.849+40.403+13.2741:39.38129205.9632
616Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasGoodyear531:30:30.076+41.630+1.2271:40.26649205.9171
712Giancarlo FisichellaItalyJordan PeugeotGoodyear531:30:45.271+56.825+15.1951:40.21745205.342
88Gerhard BergerAustriaBenetton RenaultGoodyear531:30:48.875+1:00.429+3.6041:39.99848205.206
911Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan PeugeotGoodyear531:31:10.482+1:22.036+21.6071:39.73746204.396
1010David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesGoodyear521:28:51.0861 lap1 lap1:39.77152205.780
111Damon HillGreat BritainArrows YamahaBridgestone521:29:59.0701 lap+1:07.9841:41.41935203.189
122Pedro DinizBrazilArrows YamahaBridgestone521:30:43.6221 lap+44.5521:41.61133201.526
1318Jos VerstappenNetherlandsTyrrell FordGoodyear521:31:13.9511 lap+30.3291:43.05149200.410
DSQ3Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams RenaultGoodyear531:30:28.2221:40.16322205.987
DNF21Tarso MarquesBrazilMinardi HartBridgestone461:20:40.4631:42.69934200.471
DNF19Mika SaloFinlandTyrrell FordGoodyear461:20:47.7841:42.99620200.168
DNF14Olivier PanisFranceProst Mugen HondaBridgestone361:02:11.7431:40.43034203.462
DNF15Shinji NakanoJapanProst Mugen HondaBridgestone2239:59.1531:41.60815193.286
DNF20Ukyo KatayamaJapanMinardi HartBridgestone814:12.2651:44.4035197.330
DNF22Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordBridgestone610:34.2771:43.8833198.583
DNF23Jan MagnussenDenmarkStewart FordBridgestone35:21.1631:44.0893194.996
DNS17Gianni MorbidelliItalySauber PetronasGoodyear