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Results from the 2000 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix held at Hungaroring on August 13, 2000.


Qualifying had Michael Schumacher on pole position with David Coulthard second, Mika Häkkinen third, Ralf Schumacher fourth, Rubens Barrichello fifth and Heinz-Harald Frentzen sixth.

At the start, Schumacher got away all right but Coulthard's was poor. Häkkinen had a great start and was quickly ahead of Coulthard and side by side with Schumacher. Häkkinen edged ahead and Coulthard was forced to defend from Ralf. There were no changes behind them and the field went through safely with only Mika Salo being bunched up and losing two places. The order after lap 1 was: Häkkinen, Schumacher, Coulthard, Ralf, Barrichello, Frentzen, Giancarlo Fisichella, Jenson Button, Eddie Irvine and Alexander Wurz.

Häkkinen was easing away from Schumacher on whom Coulthard could not do anything. Ralf and the others were left behind, losing a second a lap to Häkkinen. However, Ralf was clearly holding up Barrichello who was having a faster car but unable to pass. There were no changes until Fisichella spun off on lap 8 and dropped some places. Häkkinen was 4.1 seconds ahead of Schumacher, 5.8 seconds ahead of Coulthard and nearly 10 seconds ahead of Ralf and Barrichello. The race now settled down quickly with no overtaking. Häkkinen was on his own, setting fastest lap after fastest lap with Schumacher able to do nothing. Schumacher was pulling away from Coulthard who was already 10 seconds ahead of Ralf and Barrichello. By lap 25, Häkkinen was 11 seconds ahead of Schumacher, 17 seconds ahead of Coulthard and 30 seconds ahead of Ralf who had Barrichello right behind him. Frentzen was 3 seconds behind them.

Schumacher was lighter than Häkkinen and closed the gap down to 10 seconds but then he pitted on lap 27. Ralf and Barrichello soon followed and Barrichello was shortfueled and thus rejoined ahead of Ralf. Häkkinen increased his lead over Coulthard to 20 seconds and pitted on lap 31. Coulthard went in the next lap as well. The order after the stops was: Häkkinen, Schumacher, Coulthard, Barrichello, Ralf, Frentzen, Button, Irvine, Jarno Trulli and Pedro Diniz. Häkkinen lost a tenth or less than that per lap to Schumacher but he was 13 seconds ahead. Coulthard was the fastest man and was closing in the gap to Schumacher, now down to just 4.7 seconds. Barrichello was 17 seconds behind Coulthard but 2 seconds ahead of Ralf and pulling away with Frentzen a further 9 seconds behind but under pressure from Button. Coulthard slowly reduced the gap to Schumacher for the next 15 laps and was down to 1.2 seconds by lap 44. Then Coulthard lost time while lapping Gastón Mazzacane, allowing Schumacher to increase the gap to 1.9 seconds.

Coulthard reduced the gap again but on lap 48 lost further time while lapping Marc Gené and the gap was 2.3 seconds. Behind them Button dropped away from Frentzen with hydraulic trouble. Häkkinen was 9 seconds ahead of Schumacher and 11 ahead of Coulthard when the Ferrari stopped on lap 49. Häkkinen stayed for one more lap and Coulthard went on lap 51. He had gained 2 seconds but came three tenths behind Schumacher. There were no changes behind them except that Trulli was ahead of Irvine with a 1-stop strategy. Schumacher and Coulthard continued to push and started to close the 10 second gap to Häkkinen. Behind them Button had problems with his car and was passed by Trulli. Irvine soon followed Trulli through as well. Although Häkkinen's gap was reduced, he won from Schumacher who was just ahead of Coulthard. Barrichello was fourth, Ralf fifth and Frentzen sixth.


Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 Template:Country flagicon Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 77 1:45:33.869 3 10
2 3 Template:Country flagicon Michael Schumacher Ferrari 77 +7.917 1 6
3 2 Template:Country flagicon David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 77 +8.455 2 4
4 4 Template:Country flagicon Rubens Barrichello Ferrari 77 +44.157 5 3
5 9 Template:Country flagicon Ralf Schumacher Williams-BMW 77 +50.437 4 2
6 5 Template:Country flagicon Heinz-Harald Frentzen Jordan-Mugen-Honda 77 +1:08.099 6 1
7 6 Template:Country flagicon Jarno Trulli Jordan-Mugen-Honda 76 +1 Lap 12  
8 7 Template:Country flagicon Eddie Irvine Jaguar-Cosworth 76 +1 Lap 10  
9 10 Template:Country flagicon Jenson Button Williams-BMW 76 +1 Lap 8  
10 17 Template:Country flagicon Mika Salo Sauber-Petronas 76 +1 Lap 9  
11 12 Template:Country flagicon Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 76 +1 Lap 11  
12 22 Template:Country flagicon Jacques Villeneuve BAR-Honda 75 +2 Laps 16  
13 19 Template:Country flagicon Jos Verstappen Arrows-Supertec 75 +2 Laps 20  
14 23 Template:Country flagicon Ricardo Zonta BAR-Honda 75 +2 Laps 18  
15 20 Template:Country flagicon Marc Gené Minardi-Fondmetal 74 +3 Laps 21  
16 18 Template:Country flagicon Pedro de la Rosa Arrows-Supertec 73 +4 Laps 15  
Ret 21 Template:Country flagicon Gastón Mazzacane Minardi-Fondmetal 68 Engine 22  
Ret 8 Template:Country flagicon Johnny Herbert Jaguar-Cosworth 67 Gearbox 17  
Ret 16 Template:Country flagicon Pedro Diniz Sauber-Petronas 62 Transmission 13  
Ret 11 Template:Country flagicon Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 31 Brakes 7  
Ret 15 Template:Country flagicon Nick Heidfeld Prost-Peugeot 22 Electrical 19  
Ret 14 Template:Country flagicon Jean Alesi Prost-Peugeot 11 Suspension 14  

Standings after the race

  • Bold text indicates who still has a theoretical chance of becoming World Champion.

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Template:Country flagicon Mika Häkkinen 64
2 Template:Country flagicon Michael Schumacher 62
3 Template:Country flagicon David Coulthard 58
4 Template:Country flagicon Rubens Barrichello 49
5 Template:Country flagicon Giancarlo Fisichella 18

Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 Template:Country flagicon McLaren-Mercedes 112
2 Template:Country flagicon Ferrari 111
3 Template:Country flagicon Williams-BMW 24
4 Template:Country flagicon Benetton-Playlife 18
5 Template:Country flagicon Jordan-Mugen-Honda 12


  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.