1997 Japan Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Suzuka circuit. Full information

1997 Japan Grand Prix poster

1997 Japan Grand Prix poster

1997 Japan Grand Prix

1997 Japan Grand Prix is 613th Formula 1 race. Passed at the Suzuka circuit. Jacques Villeneuve won the pole position, Michael Schumacher won this race. This was his 27th victory. Heinz-Harald Frentzen and Eddie Irvine also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 53 laps (311 km).

Previous race: 1997 Luxembourg Grand Prix
Next race: 1997 Europe Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1997 Japan Grand Prix

114th victory for the Ferrari team
27th victory for the Michael Schumacher
54th podium for the Michael Schumacher
8th podium for the Heinz-Harald Frentzen
7th podium for the Eddie Irvine

Michael Schumacher - Winner of the 1997 Japan Grand Prix

Michael Schumacher - Winner of the 1997 Japan Grand Prix

1997 Japan Grand Prix

1997 Japan Grand Prix

Ferrari F310B - 1997 Japan Grand Prix winner

Ferrari F310B - 1997 Japan Grand Prix winner

1997 Japan Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Michael Schumacher 10.00  1h 29m 48.446s  ( 207.639 km/h ) 53 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 6.00  1h 29m 49.824s  ( +01.378s ) 53 Rothmans Williams Renault
3 Eddie Irvine 4.00  1h 30m 14.830s  ( +26.384s ) 53 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
4 Mika Hakkinen 3.00  1h 30m 15.575s  ( +27.129s ) 53 West McLaren Mercedes
5 Jean Alesi 2.00  1h 30m 28.849s  ( +40.403s ) 53 Mild Seven Benetton Renault
6 Johnny Herbert 1.00  1h 30m 30.076s  ( +41.630s ) 53 Red Bull Sauber Petronas
7 Giancarlo Fisichella 0  1h 30m 45.271s  ( +56.825s ) 53 B&H Total Jordan Peugeot
8 Gerhard Berger 0  1h 30m 48.875s  ( +1m 00.429s ) 53 Mild Seven Benetton Renault
9 Ralf Schumacher 0  1h 31m 10.482s  ( +1m 22.036s ) 53 B&H Total Jordan Peugeot
10 David Coulthard 0  Engine 52 West McLaren Mercedes
11 Damon Hill 0   52 Danka Arrows Yamaha
12 Pedro Diniz 0   52 Danka Arrows Yamaha
13 Jos Verstappen 0   52 PIAA Tyrrell
dsq Jacques Villeneuve 0  Don't respect yellow flag 1h 30m 28.222s  ( +39.776s ) 53 Rothmans Williams Renault
ab Mika Salo 0  Engine 46 PIAA Tyrrell
ab Tarso Marques 0  Transmission 46 Minardi F1 Team
ab Olivier Panis 0  Engine 36 Prost Gauloises Blondes
ab Shinji Nakano 0  Transmission 22 Prost Gauloises Blondes
ab Ukyo Katayama 0  Engine 8 Minardi F1 Team
ab Rubens Barrichello 0  Accident 6 HSBC Malaysia Stewart Ford
ab Jan Magnussen 0  Accident 3 HSBC Malaysia Stewart Ford
np Gianni Morbidelli 0  Accident   Red Bull Sauber Petronas

List of all cars for the 1997 Japan Grand Prix on the Suzuka circuit

McLaren MP4/12

Mercedes FO 110E V10 3.0

Williams FW19

Renault RS9B V10 3.0

Tyrrell 025

Ford Cosworth ED4 V8 3.0

Jordan 197

Peugeot A14 V10 3.0

Arrows A18

Yamaha OX11A V10 3.0

Benetton B197

Renault RS9B V10 3.0

Minardi M197

Hart 830 AV7 V8 3.0

Prost JS45

Mugen Honda MF-301HB V10 3.0

Ferrari F310B

Ferrari 046/2 V10 3.0

Stewart SF01

Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0

Sauber C16

Petronas SPE-01 V10 3.0