2001 Macau Grand Prix

The 2001 Macau Grand Prix was the 48th running of the annual race and the 19th time it was headlined by Formula 3. The FIA sanctioned event was held on the Guia circuit in Macau on 18 November 2001. Björn Wirdheim started on pole position and Takuma Sato was the race winner.

Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapSpeed
16Takuma SatoJapanCarlin Motorsport301:18:24.331--2:13.034140.500
23Benoît TréluyerFranceMugen-Dome Project302:13.449
327Björn WirdheimSwedenPrema Powerteam302:13.265
428Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam302:12.998
526Yuji IdeJapanSignature Competition302:14.438
636Matteo BobbiItalyTarget Racing302:15.961
77Peter HackettAustraliaCarlin Motorsport302:18.237
823Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports302:14.465
932Michael HoMacauOpel Team BSR302:19.830
1022Kit Meng LeiChinaFortec Motorsports291 lap1 lap2:21.288
1112Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team291 lap2:13.263
1229Jo MerszeiChinaPrema Powerteam291 lap2:25.490
1318Tiago MonteiroPortugalASM Elf282 laps1 lap2:13.899
1417Tristan GommendyFranceASM Elf282 laps2:14.617
1520Haruki KurosawaJapanSwiss Racing Team273 laps1 lap2:16.910
DNF30Andy PriaulxGreat BritainPromatecme UK262:13.618
DNF31Bruce JouannyFrancePromatecme UK212:14.489
DNF9Marchy LeeHong KongSaulnier Racing152:16.788
DNF10Pierre KafferGermanyTeam Kolles Racing152:13.397
DNF15Derek HayesIrelandManor Motorsport152:12.921
DNF19João Paulo de OliveiraBrazilSwiss Racing Team152:13.485
DNF1Toshihiro KaneishiJapanOpel Team BSR112:14.178
DNF16Mark TaylorGreat BritainManor Motorsport72:15.792
DNF2Enrico ToccaceloItalyOpel Team BSR32:21.466
DNF8Ryo FukudaJapanSaulnier Racing32:14.787
DNF25Jonathan CochetFranceSignature Competition32:13.890
DNS5Anthony DavidsonGreat BritainCarlin Motorsport
Heat 2 Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
16Takuma SatoJapanCarlin Motorsport1533:35.772--2:13.0348163.947
23Benoît TréluyerFranceMugen-Dome Project1533:40.182+4.410+4.4102:13.4496163.589
327Björn WirdheimSwedenPrema Powerteam1533:42.630+6.858+2.4482:13.39510163.391
428Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam1533:46.891+11.119+4.2612:12.99814163.047
530Andy PriaulxGreat BritainPromatecme UK1534:05.450+29.678+18.5592:13.61815161.568
618Tiago MonteiroPortugalASM Elf1534:07.161+31.389+1.7112:13.89912161.433
710Pierre KafferGermanyTeam Kolles Racing1534:07.769+31.997+0.6082:13.39710161.385
826Yuji IdeJapanSignature Competition1534:10.361+34.589+2.5922:14.4389161.181
917Tristan GommendyFranceASM Elf1534:18.879+43.107+8.5182:14.61711160.514
1031Bruce JouannyFrancePromatecme UK1534:24.316+48.544+5.4372:14.48910160.091
1115Derek HayesIrelandManor Motorsport1534:24.771+48.999+0.4552:12.92111160.056
1236Matteo BobbiItalyTarget Racing1534:26.521+50.749+1.7502:15.9617159.920
1319João Paulo de OliveiraBrazilSwiss Racing Team1534:27.015+51.243+0.4942:13.48513159.882
1420Haruki KurosawaJapanSwiss Racing Team1534:56.897+1:21.125+29.8822:16.9109157.604
159Marchy LeeHong KongSaulnier Racing1534:57.993+1:22.221+1.0962:16.78814157.521
167Peter HackettAustraliaCarlin Motorsport1535:06.731+1:30.959+8.7382:18.2379156.868
1723Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports1535:31.025+1:55.253+24.2942:14.46512155.080
1832Michael HoMacauOpel Team BSR1535:44.313+2:08.541+13.2882:20.0746154.119
1922Kit Meng LeiChinaFortec Motorsports1434:32.323+56.5511 lap2:23.5156148.841
2012Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team1434:36.740+1:00.968+4.4172:13.50613148.525
2129Jo MerszeiChinaPrema Powerteam1434:45.059+1:09.287+8.3192:26.0685147.932
DNF1Toshihiro KaneishiJapanOpel Team BSR1125:58.8392:14.1789155.469
DNF2Enrico ToccaceloItalyOpel Team BSR24:57.0282:21.4662148.349
Heat 1 Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeed
16Takuma SatoJapanCarlin Motorsport1544:48.559--2:13.33514122.920
227Björn WirdheimSwedenPrema Powerteam1544:50.049+1.490+1.4902:13.26514122.852
312Paolo MontinItalyTOM'S Team1544:50.928+2.369+0.8792:13.26314122.812
43Benoît TréluyerFranceMugen-Dome Project1544:59.135+10.576+8.2072:14.26112122.439
528Kosuke MatsuuraJapanPrema Powerteam1544:59.750+11.191+0.6152:14.92514122.411
636Matteo BobbiItalyTarget Racing1545:16.512+27.953+16.7622:17.5113121.656
726Yuji IdeJapanSignature Competition1545:16.816+28.257+0.3042:15.8624121.642
823Heikki KovalainenFinlandFortec Motorsports1545:22.093+33.534+5.2772:17.53815121.406
932Michael HoMacauOpel Team BSR1545:31.258+42.699+9.1652:19.83015120.999
107Peter HackettAustraliaCarlin Motorsport1545:39.358+50.799+8.1002:19.95515120.641
1122Kit Meng LeiChinaFortec Motorsports1545:42.831+54.272+3.4732:21.28813120.488
1229Jo MerszeiChinaPrema Powerteam1546:10.041+1:21.482+27.2102:25.49013119.305
1318Tiago MonteiroPortugalASM Elf1345:07.119+18.5602 laps2:14.93013105.801
1417Tristan GommendyFranceASM Elf1345:45.516+56.957+38.3972:20.22010104.321
DNF20Haruki KurosawaJapanSwiss Racing Team1245:43.6002:21.1611296.363
DNF30Andy PriaulxGreat BritainPromatecme UK1145:26.0672:14.2721188.901
DNF16Mark TaylorGreat BritainManor Motorsport722:16.2792:15.7923115.413
DNF31Bruce JouannyFrancePromatecme UK645:31.6612:18.135448.392
DNF8Ryo FukudaJapanSaulnier Racing36:56.8912:14.7873158.545
DNF25Jonathan CochetFranceSignature Competition36:54.2792:13.8903159.544
DNF2Enrico ToccaceloItalyOpel Team BSR12:29.2662:29.2661147.602

Winner

After 30 Laps

6

Takuma Sato

Carlin Motorsport

1:18:24.331

140.500 Km/h

183.6 Km

fastest lap

15

Derek Hayes

Manor Motorsport

2:12.921

165.752 Km/h

Pole Position

27

Björn Wirdheim

Prema Powerteam

2:11.983

166.930 Km/h