2001 Formula One season
The Formula 1 2001 season was held over 17 race in the time of 4 March 2001 to 14 October 2001. Michael Schumacher and Ferrari defended both world titles.
- 4.1 Drivers' Championship
- 4.2 Constructors' Championship
Teams and Drivers
Grand Prix of Australia
The Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne was held on March 4, 2001 and was over a distance of 58 laps ( 307.574 km ). The Michael Schumacher secured pole position with a time of 1:26,892 minutes. The race was overshadowed by a serious accident in the 4th round. Jacques Villeneuve drove on to Ralf Schumacher and overturned several times. Flying metal parts a marshal was fatally injured. It won after 1:38:26,533 hours before Michael Schumacher David Coulthard and Rubens Barrichello. The weather on race day was overcast but warm, there were 128,500 spectators.
Grand Prix of Malaysia
The Malaysian Grand Prix in Kuala Lumpur was held on 18 March 2001 and was over a distance of 55 laps ( 304.865 km ). The first starting position Michael Schumacher secured with a time of 1:35,220 minutes, followed by his teammate Rubens Barrichello with a time of 1:35,319 minutes. The race was won by Michael Schumacher after 1:47:34,801 hours, followed by Rubens Barrichello and David Coulthard. The weather on race day was cloudy, initially dry, later followed by heavy rain. There were 75,000 spectators.
Grand Prix of Brazil
The Brazilian Grand Prix in São Paulo took place on 1 April 2001 and went over a distance of 71 laps ( 304.732 km ). The first starting position Michael Schumacher secured with a time of 1:13,780 minutes, second on the grid was his brother Ralf Schumacher. The winner of the race was David Coulthard, followed by Michael Schumacher and Nick Heidfeld. The weather on race day was only sunny, cloudy later and finally it rained. There were 70,000 spectators.
Grand Prix of San Marino
The Grand Prix of San Marino at Imola was held on 15 April 2001 and was over a distance of 62 laps ( 305.609 km ). The pole position David Coulthard secured with a time of 1:23,054 minutes. The race was won by Ralf Schumacher before David Coulthard and Rubens Barrichello. On race day there was friendly, but cool weather, there were 120,000 visitors.
Grand Prix of Spain
The Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona took place on 29 April 2001 and was over a distance of 65 laps ( 307.323 km ). Mika Hakkinen was in the lead until the last lap when he had to park his car because of engine damage.
Grand Prix of Austria
The Grand Prix of Austria in Spielberg took place on 13 May 2001, and went over a distance of 71 laps ( 307.146 km ).
In the last round was at position two lying Rubens Barrichello told by his team to pass his team-mate Schumacher. (→ team order ) Barrichello made the short of the goal line sequence. The corresponding radio command of the Ferrari race director Jean Todt, "Let Michael pass for the championship ", was broadcast live on television.
Grand Prix of Monaco
The Monaco Grand Prix in Monte Carlo was held on 27 May 2001, and went over a distance of 78 laps ( 262.860 km ).
Grand Prix of Canada
The Grand Prix of Canada in Montreal was held on 10 June 2001 and went over a distance of 69 laps ( 305.049 km ).
Grand Prix of Europe
The European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring took place on 24 June 2001 and was over a distance of 67 laps ( 305.235 km ).
Grand Prix of France
The French Grand Prix at Magny -Cours took place on 1 July 2001 and went over a distance of 72 laps ( 305.886 km ).
Grand Prix of Great Britain
The Grand Prix of Great Britain at Silverstone was held on 15 July 2001 and was over a distance of 60 laps ( 308.356 km ).
Grand Prix of Germany
The Grand Prix of Germany at Hockenheim was held on 29 July 2001 and was over a distance of 45 laps ( 307.125 km ). At the start Luciano Burti drove on to the slow-moving Michael Schumacher and rolled over, after which the race was interrupted. The race was won his brother Ralf Schumacher after the re-start well ahead of Rubens Barrichello for themselves.
It was also the last Formula 1 race was held on the "old" Hockenheimring, before the track was from 2002 replaced by a truncated variant.
Grand Prix of Hungary
The Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest took place on 19 August 2001 and was over a distance of 77 laps ( 306.075 km ). Michael Schumacher won the drivers' championship ahead of schedule for yourself with this victory.
Grand Prix of Belgium
The Belgian Grand Prix at Spa- Francorchamps was held on 2 September 2001 and was over a distance of 36 laps ( 250.831 kilometers ), which is not the usual full race distance. The race was canceled after a collision between the Jaguar of Eddie Irvine and the cheers of Luciano Burti in the fifth round and the subsequent crash of the Brazilian. Burti was unrestrained crashed into the tire wall of the fast BLANCHIMONT curves that buried under his car and Burtis helmet met. During the subsequent investigation of the racer slight cerebral hemorrhage and a severe concussion were found. After completion of the salvage operations, the race was restarted, but less driven to the accident rounds.
Grand Prix of Italy
The Italian Grand Prix at Monza was held on 16 September 2001 and was over a distance of 53 laps ( 306.764 km ).
Because of the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001 in the week before the Grand Prix, started some teams with modified coatings.
United States Grand Prix
The Grand Prix of USA Indianapolis took place on 30 September 2001 and went over a distance of 73 laps ( 306.016 km ). In this race, Mika Häkkinen celebrated his recent victory in the Formula 1
Grand Prix of Japan
The Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka was held on 14 October 2001 and went over a distance of 53 laps ( 310.331 km ).
World Cup ratings
World Champion will be the one driver or designer who has accumulated up to the end of the season the most points in the World Cup. The distribution of points, the placings in the overall result of the competition in all races are considered. The six top-ranked riders in each race will receive points according to the following scheme: