2004 French Grand Prix
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2004 French Grand Prix
2004 French Grand Prix
Race 10 of 18 in the 2004 Formula One World Championship
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours.svg
Race details
Date 4 July 2004
Official name Formula 1 Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France 2004
Location Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
Course length 4.411 km (2.74 mi)
Distance 70 laps, 308.77 km (191.8 mi)
Weather Sunny
Pole position
Driver Renault
Time 1:13.698
Fastest lap
Driver Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari
Time 1:15.377 on lap 32 (lap record)
Podium
First Ferrari
Second Renault
Third Ferrari
Lap leaders

The 2004 French Grand Prix (officially the Formula 1 Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France 2004)[1] was a Formula One motor race held on 4 July 2004 at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours. It was Race 10 of 18 in the 2004 FIA Formula One World Championship. This race has become famous for a 4 stop strategy used by Michael Schumacher to beat Fernando Alonso's Renault. Rubens Barrichello finished third in his Ferrari, having overtaken Jarno Trulli in the last corners of the last lap.

Friday drivers

The bottom 6 teams in the 2003 Constructors' Championship were entitled to run a third car in free practice on Friday. These drivers drove on Friday but did not compete in qualifying or the race.

Classification

Qualifying

Pos No Driver Constructor Q1 Time Q2 Time Gap
1 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 1:13.750 1:13.698
2 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:13.541 1:13.971 +0.273
3 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.649 1:13.987 +0.289
4 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 1:13.772 1:13.995 +0.297
5 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 1:13.949 1:14.070 +0.372
6 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 1:13.377 1:14.172 +0.474
7 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 1:14.130 1:14.240 +0.542
8 4 Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 1:14.133 1:14.275 +0.577
9 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 1:13.736 1:14.346 +0.648
10 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari No time 1:14.478 +0.780
11 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 1:14.245 1:14.553 +0.855
12 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 1:15.332 1:14.798 +1.100
13 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 1:15.205 1:15.065 +1.367
14 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 1:14.540 1:15.130 +1.432
15 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 1:15.793 1:16.177 +2.479
16 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 1:14.627 1:16.200 +2.502
17 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 1:16.366 1:16.807 +3.109
18 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 1:15.913 1:17.462 +3.764
19 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 1:18.070 1:17.913 +4.215
20 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 1:18.108 1:18.247 +4.549
Source:[2]

Race

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 70 1:30:18.133 2 10
2 8 Spain Fernando Alonso Renault 70 +8.329 1 8
3 2 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 70 +31.622 10 6
4 7 Italy Jarno Trulli Renault 70 +32.082 5 5
5 9 United Kingdom Jenson Button BAR-Honda 70 +32.482 4 4
6 5 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 70 +35.520 3 3
7 6 Finland Kimi Räikkönen McLaren-Mercedes 70 +36.230 9 2
8 3 Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya Williams-BMW 70 +43.419 6 1
9 14 Australia Mark Webber Jaguar-Cosworth 70 +52.394 12  
10 4 Spain Marc Gené Williams-BMW 70 +58.166 8  
11 15 Austria Christian Klien Jaguar-Cosworth 69 +1 Lap 13  
12 11 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Sauber-Petronas 69 +1 Lap 15  
13 12 Brazil Felipe Massa Sauber-Petronas 69 +1 Lap 16  
14 16 Brazil Cristiano da Matta Toyota 69 +1 Lap 11  
15 17 France Olivier Panis Toyota 68 +2 Laps 14  
16 18 Germany Nick Heidfeld Jordan-Ford 68 +2 Laps 17  
17 19 Italy Giorgio Pantano Jordan-Ford 67 +3 Laps 18  
18 20 Italy Gianmaria Bruni Minardi-Cosworth 66 Gearbox 19  
Ret 21 Hungary Zsolt Baumgartner Minardi-Cosworth 31 Spin 20  
Ret 10 Japan Takuma Sato BAR-Honda 15 Engine 7  
Source:[3]

Championship standings after the race

  • Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.

References

  1. ^ "FORMULA 1(TM) Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France 2004 - Race". Formula1.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "2004 French Grand Prix - Saturday Qualifying Results". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Archived from the original on 24 August 2013. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "2004 French Grand Prix - Race Results". Formula1.com. Formula1.com Limited. Archived from the original on 16 November 2014. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ a b "France 2004 - Championship o STATS F1". www.statsf1.com. Retrieved 2019.

Coordinates: 46°51?51?N 3°09?49?E / 46.86417°N 3.16361°E / 46.86417; 3.16361


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