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2005 French Grand Prix
1 - 3 July 2005

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1st Friday Practice - 11:00ResultsReportResults
2nd Friday Practice - 14:00ResultsReportResults
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2nd Saturday Practice - 10:15ResultsReportResults
Qualifying - 13:00ResultsReportResults
Race - 14:00ResultsReportResults

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Track LengthNo. of LapsLap RecordDriver and Car
4.411 KM701:15.377M Schumacher, Ferrari - 2004
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French Formula 1 Grand Prix Results - Summary
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Pole Position

Fastest Race Lap

Race Winner

2006M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:15.493
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1.17.111
M. Schumacher
2005F. Alonso
Renault - 1:14.412
K. Raikkonen
McLaren - 1:16.423
F. Alonso
2004 F. Alonso
Renault - 1:13.698
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1.15.377
M. Schumacher
2003 R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:15.019
J. Montoya
Williams - 1:15.512
R. Schumacher
2002 J. Montoya
Williams - 1:11.985
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:15.045
M. Schumacher
2001 R. Schumacher
Williams - 1:12.989
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:16.088
M. Schumacher
2000 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:15.632 
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:19.479
D. Coulthard
1999 R. Barrichello
Stewart - 1:38.441 (wet)
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:19.227
H. Frentzen
1998 M. Hakkinen
McLaren - 1:14.929
D. Coulthard
McLaren - 1:17.523
M. Schumacher
1997 M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:14.548
M. Schumacher
Ferrari - 1:17.910
M. Schumacher

The 2004 race

Top 8Highlights 
1.Michael Schumacher - FerrariMichael Schumacher wins the race after a well executed 4 stop strategy beating Fernando Alonso who started from pole and led the race early on.
Rubens Barrichello managed to take 3rd from Trulli at the last corner!
Jarno Trulli lost 3rd to Barrichello and his situation at Renault went downhill since then.
Jenson Button managed 5th ahead of the 2 McLarens, both running the MP4-19B.
Juan Pablo Montoya finished 8th.
Takuma Sato suffered yet another engine failure.
The race had one of the least retirements on record. Just 2 cars retired!
18 cars were classified as finishers. 
Ferrari, Renault, McLaren, Williams, Jaguar, Sauber and Toyota managed to finish both their cars.
2.Fernando Alonso - France
3.Rubens Barrichello - Ferrari
4.Jarno Trulli - Renault
5.Jenson Button - BAR
6.David Coulthard - McLaren
7.Kimi Raikkonen - McLaren
8.Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams

The 2003 race

Top 8Highlights 
1.Ralf Schumacher - WilliamsRalf Schumacher wins his second race in a row ahead of team-mate Juan Pablo Montoya making it the second 1-2 finish for the Williams BMW team in a row. Michael Schumacher made a superb effort to finish in 3rd.
Kimi Raikkonen struggling with brake problems could only manage 4th ahead of team-mate David Coulthard. 
Mark Webber put another strong show finishing 6th.
Rubens Barrichello managed 7th after spinning.
Oliver Panis rounded up the points finishers in 8th at his home Grand Prix.
16 cars were classified as finishers. 
Williams, McLaren, Ferrari, Jaguar, Toyota, Sauber and Minardi to finish both their cars.
Renault failed to finish either of their cars.
2.Juan Pablo Montoya - Williams
3.Michael Schumacher - Ferrari
4.Kimi Raikkonen - McLaren
5.David Coulthard - McLaren
6.Mark Webber - Jaguar
7.Rubens Barrichello - Ferrari
8.Olivier Panis - Toyota

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