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Calendar & Results

Race GP DateCircuitWinner Const. EngineTimePoleFastest Lap
1 AUS Mar-09 Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit Coulthard, David McLaren Mercedes 1:30:28.720 Villeneuve, Jacques Frentzen, Heinz-Harald
2 BRA Mar-30 Autódromo José Carlos Pace Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:36:06.990 Villeneuve, Jacques Villeneuve, Jacques
3 ARG Apr-13 Autodromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:52:01.710 Villeneuve, Jacques Berger, Gerhard
4 SMR Apr-27 Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Frentzen, Heinz-Harald Williams Renault 1:31:00.670 Villeneuve, Jacques Frentzen, Heinz-Harald
5 MCO May-11 Circuit de Monaco Schumacher, Michael Ferrari Ferrari 2:00:05.650 Frentzen, Heinz-Harald Schumacher, Michael
6 ESP May-25 Circuit de Catalunya Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:30:35.900 Villeneuve, Jacques Fisichella, Giancarlo
7 CAN Jun-15 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Schumacher, Michael Ferrari Ferrari 1:17:40.650 Schumacher, Michael Coulthard, David
8 FRA Jun-29 Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Schumacher, Michael Ferrari Ferrari 1:38:50.490 Schumacher, Michael Schumacher, Michael
9 GBR Jul-13 Silverstone Circuit Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:28:01.670 Villeneuve, Jacques Schumacher, Michael
10 GER Jul-27 Hockenheimring Berger, Gerhard Benetton Renault 1:20:59.050 Berger, Gerhard Berger, Gerhard
11 HUN Aug-10 Hungaroring Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:45:47.150 Schumacher, Michael Frentzen, Heinz-Harald
12 BEL Aug-24 Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps Schumacher, Michael Ferrari Ferrari 1:33:46.720 Villeneuve, Jacques Villeneuve, Jacques
13 ITA Sep-07 Autodromo Nazionale Monza Coulthard, David McLaren Mercedes 1:17:04.610 Alesi, Jean Häkkinen, Mika
14 AUT Sep-21 A1-Ring Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:27:36.000 Villeneuve, Jacques Villeneuve, Jacques
15 LUX Sep-28 Nürburgring Villeneuve, Jacques Williams Renault 1:31:27.840 Häkkinen, Mika Frentzen, Heinz-Harald
16 JPN Oct-12 Suzuka International Racing Course Schumacher, Michael Ferrari Ferrari 1:29:48.450 Villeneuve, Jacques Frentzen, Heinz-Harald
17 EUR Oct-26 Circuito Permanente de Jerez Häkkinen, Mika McLaren Mercedes 1:38:57.770 Villeneuve, Jacques Frentzen, Heinz-Harald

Drivers' World Championship Standings

 DriverAUSBRAARGSMRMCOESPCANFRAGBRGERHUNBELITAAUTLUXJPNEUR  Pts.
1 Villeneuve, J. 010100010031001022101004 81
2 Frentzen, H. 000100036000444461 42
3 Coulthard, D. 1000001003000106006 36
4 Alesi, J. 01020462610060620 36
5 Berger, G. 361000 - - - 100100303 27
6 Häkkinen, M. 432100000400000310 27
7 Irvine, E. 00644004000000042 24
8 Fisichella, G. 00031040000633000 20
9 Panis, O. 2400360 - - - - - - - 100 16
10 Herbert, J. 00300220004300010 15
11 Schumacher, R. 00400001222002000 13
12 Hill, D. - 0000000106000000 7
13 Barrichello, R. 00006000000000000 6
14 Wurz, A. - - - - - - 004 - - - - - - - - 4
15 Trulli, J. 000 - 0000030000 - - - 3
16 Diniz, P. 00000000000000200 2
17 Salo, M. 00002000000000000 2
18 Nakano, S. 00000010001000000 2
19 Larini, N. 10000 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
20 Magnussen, J. 0 - 000000000000000 0
21 Verstappen, J. 00000000000000000 0
22 Morbidelli, G. - - - - - 00 - - - 00000 - - 0
23 Fontana, N. - - - - - - - 000 - - - - - - 0 0
24 Katayama, U. 00000000000000000 0
25 Marques, T. - - - - - - - 000000 - 000 0
  Schumacher, M. 6206103101006310110100 0 (78)
Notes:
  • Michael Schumacher was excluded from the World Championship classification for his unsportsmanlike driving against Jacques Villeneuve during the GP of Europe. However, he was allowed to keep his race results and points.

Constructors' World Championship Standings

  Const.-Eng. AUSBRAARGSMRMCOESPCANFRAGBRGERHUNBELITAAUTLUXJPNEUR  Pts.
1 Williams - Renault 0101010010391001066141465 123
2 Ferrari - Ferrari 62610143101406310110142 102
3 Benetton - Renault 3712046210110160923 67
4 McLaren - Mercedes 14321010034001060316 63
5 Jordan - Peugeot 00431041222635000 33
6 Prost - Mugen Honda 24003610031000100 21
7 Sauber - Petronas 10300220004300010 16
8 Arrows - Yamaha 00000000106000200 9
9 Stewart - Ford Cosworth 00006000000000000 6
10 Tyrrell - Ford Cosworth 00002000000000000 2
11 Minardi - Hart 00000000000000000 0
  Lola - Ford Cosworth 0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 0

Points System

Total Races Races Counted Towards WC Points AllocationNotes
17 17 Top 6 (10,6,4,3,2,1)Half points awarded for races stopped before three-quarter-distance is completed.