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1999 Formula One season

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The 1999 Formula One season was the 50th edition of the championship. The champion was Mika Häkkinen. Ferrari won the constructor's championship. Michael Schumacher was injured on the first lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. His brakes failed, and he broke his leg. He missed 6 races and returned at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

1999 FIA Formula One World Championship season
The champion of the season, Mika Häkkinen
Champion driverMika Häkkinen
Second driverEddie Irvine
Third driverHeinz-Harald Frentzen
Champion constructorScuderia Ferrari
Previous season: 1998   Next season: 2000

Drivers and constructorsEdit

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1999 FIA Formula One World Championship.

Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Tyre No Driver Rounds Test driver(s)
  West McLaren Mercedes McLaren McLaren MP4/14 Mercedes 3.0 L V10 FO110H B 1   Mika Häkkinen All   Nick Heidfeld
2   David Coulthard All
  Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari Ferrari F399 Ferrari 3.0 L V10 048 B 3   Michael Schumacher 1-8, 15-16   Luca Badoer
  Mika Salo 9-14
4   Eddie Irvine All
  Winfield Williams Williams Williams FW21 Supertec 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 5   Alessandro Zanardi All   Bruno Junqueira
6   Ralf Schumacher All
  Benson and Hedges Jordan Jordan Jordan 199 Mugen-Honda 3.0 L V10 MF-301 HD B 7   Damon Hill All   Tomáš Enge
8   Heinz-Harald Frentzen All
  Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton Benetton B199 Playlife 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 9   Giancarlo Fisichella All   Laurent Rédon
10   Alexander Wurz All
  Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber Sauber C18 Petronas 3.0 L V10 SPE-03A B 11   Jean Alesi All n/a
12   Pedro Diniz All
  Arrows Arrows Arrows A20 Arrows 3.0 L V10 T2-F1 B 14   Pedro de la Rosa All   Stephen Watson
15   Toranosuke Takagi All
  Stewart Ford Stewart Stewart SF3 Ford 3.0 L V10 CR-1 B 16   Rubens Barrichello All   Luciano Burti
17   Johnny Herbert All
  Gauloises Prost Peugeot Prost Prost AP02 Peugeot 3.0 L V10 A18 B 18   Olivier Panis All   Stéphane Sarrazin
19   Jarno Trulli All
  Fondmetal Minardi Ford Minardi Minardi M01 Ford 3.0 L V10 VJM1 Zetec-R
Ford 3.0 L V10 VJM2 Zetec-R
B 20   Luca Badoer 1, 3-16   Gastón Mazzacane
  Stéphane Sarrazin 2
21   Marc Gené All
  British American Racing BAR BAR 001 Supertec 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 22   Jacques Villeneuve All   Patrick Lemarié
23   Ricardo Zonta 1-2, 6-16
  Mika Salo 3-5

Formula One 1999 race scheduleEdit

Round Race Title Grand Prix Circuit City / Location Date
1   Qantas Australian Grand Prix Australian Grand Prix Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit Melbourne 7 March
2   Grande Prêmio Marlboro do Brasil Brazilian Grand Prix Autódromo José Carlos Pace São Paulo 11 April
3   Gran Premio Warsteiner di San Marino San Marino Grand Prix Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari Imola 2 May
4   Grand Prix de Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Circuit de Monaco Monte Carlo 16 May
5   Gran Premio Marlboro de España Spanish Grand Prix Circuit de Catalunya Barcelona 30 May
6   Grand Prix Air Canada Canadian Grand Prix Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Montreal 13 June
7   Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France French Grand Prix Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 27 June
8   RAC British Grand Prix British Grand Prix Silverstone Circuit Silverstone 11 July
9   Großer Preis von Österreich Austrian Grand Prix A1-Ring Spielberg 25 July
10   Großer Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland German Grand Prix Hockenheimring Hockenheim 1 August
11   Marlboro Magyar Nagydíj Hungarian Grand Prix Hungaroring Budapest 15 August
12   Foster's Belgian Grand Prix Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps Spa 29 August
13   Gran Premio Campari d'Italia Italian Grand Prix Autodromo Nazionale Monza Monza 12 September
14   Warsteiner Grand Prix of Europe European Grand Prix Nürburgring Nürburg 26 September
15   Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix Malaysian Grand Prix Sepang International Circuit Kuala Lumpur 17 October
16   Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka Circuit Suzuka 31 October

Results and standingsEdit

Grands PrixEdit

Round Grands Prix Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning constructor
1   Australian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Michael Schumacher   Eddie Irvine   Ferrari
2   Brazilian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   McLaren-Mercedes
3   San Marino Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Michael Schumacher   Michael Schumacher   Ferrari
4   Monaco Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   Michael Schumacher   Ferrari
5   Spanish Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Michael Schumacher   Mika Häkkinen   McLaren-Mercedes
6   Canadian Grand Prix   Michael Schumacher   Eddie Irvine   Mika Häkkinen   McLaren-Mercedes
7   French Grand Prix   Rubens Barrichello   David Coulthard   Heinz-Harald Frentzen   Jordan-Mugen-Honda
8   British Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   David Coulthard   McLaren-Mercedes
9   Austrian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   Eddie Irvine   Ferrari
10   German Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   David Coulthard   Eddie Irvine   Ferrari
11   Hungarian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   David Coulthard   Mika Häkkinen   McLaren-Mercedes
12   Belgian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   David Coulthard   McLaren-Mercedes
13   Italian Grand Prix   Mika Häkkinen   Ralf Schumacher   Heinz-Harald Frentzen   Jordan-Mugen-Honda
14   European Grand Prix   Heinz-Harald Frentzen   Mika Häkkinen   Johnny Herbert   Stewart-Ford
15   Malaysian Grand Prix   Michael Schumacher   Michael Schumacher   Eddie Irvine   Ferrari
16   Japanese Grand Prix   Michael Schumacher   Mika Häkkinen   Mika Häkkinen   McLaren-Mercedes


Scoring systemEdit

Position  1st   2nd   3rd   4th   5th   6th 
Points 10 6 4 3 2 1
  • Points are awarded to the top 6 finishers.
  • Half points are awarded if the race is stopped with less than 75% of distance finished.


DriversEdit

Pos Driver AUS
 
BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
ESP
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
AUT
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
Points
1   Mika Häkkinen Ret 1 Ret 3 1 1 2 Ret 3 Ret 1 2 Ret 5 3 1 76
2   Eddie Irvine 1 5 Ret 2 4 3 6 2 1 1 3 4 6 7 1 3 74
3   Heinz-Harald Frentzen 2 3 Ret 4 Ret 11 1 4 4 3 4 3 1 Ret 6 4 54
4   David Coulthard Ret Ret 2 Ret 2 7 Ret 1 2 5 2 1 5 Ret Ret Ret 48
5   Michael Schumacher 8 2 1 1 3 Ret 5 Ret 2 2 44
6   Ralf Schumacher 3 4 Ret Ret 5 4 4 3 Ret 4 9 5 2 4 Ret 5 35
7   Rubens Barrichello 5 Ret 3 9 DSQ Ret 3 8 Ret Ret 5 10 4 3 5 8 21
8   Johnny Herbert DNS Ret 10 Ret Ret 5 Ret 12 14 11 11 Ret Ret 1 4 7 15
9   Giancarlo Fisichella 4 Ret 5 5 9 2 Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret 11 14 13
10   Mika Salo 7 Ret 8 9 2 12 7 3 Ret 10
11   Jarno Trulli Ret Ret Ret 7 6 Ret 7 9 7 Ret 8 12 Ret 2 DNS Ret 7
12   Damon Hill Ret Ret 4 Ret 7 Ret Ret 5 8 Ret 6 6 10 Ret Ret Ret 7
13   Alexander Wurz Ret 7 Ret 6 10 Ret Ret 10 5 7 7 14 Ret Ret 8 10 3
14   Pedro Diniz Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6 Ret 6 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 3
15   Jean Alesi Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 Ret 8 16 9 9 Ret 7 6 2
16   Olivier Panis Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 9 8 13 10 6 10 13 11 9 Ret Ret 2
17   Marc Gené Ret 9 9 Ret Ret 8 Ret 15 11 9 17 16 Ret 6 9 Ret 1
18   Pedro de la Rosa 6 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 15 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 1
19   Alessandro Zanardi Ret Ret 11 8 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 8 7 Ret 10 Ret 0
20   Toranosuke Takagi 7 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret DSQ 16 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
21   Jacques Villeneuve Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 15 8 10 Ret 9 0
22   Ricardo Zonta Ret DNQ Ret 9 Ret 15 Ret 13 Ret Ret 8 Ret 12 0
23   Luca Badoer Ret 8 Ret Ret 10 10 Ret 13 10 14 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
  Stéphane Sarrazin Ret 0
Pos Driver AUS
 
BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
ESP
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
AUT
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
Points

Pole position in Bold.
Fastest lap in Italics.
Driver did not finish the Grand Prix. Driver was classified (ranked) because they finished over 90% of the race.

Key
Colour Gold Silver Bronze Green Blue Purple Red Black White Light blue
Result Winner 2nd place 3rd place Points finish Non-points finish Did not finish (Ret) Did not qualify (DNQ) Disqualified (DSQ) Did not start (DNS) Practiced only (PO)
Non-classified finish (NC) Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ) Race cancelled (C) Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP) Excluded (EX) Did not arrive (DNA) Withdrew entry before the event (WD)


Constructors standingsEdit

Pos Constructor Car
no.
AUS
 
BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
ESP
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
AUT
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
Points
1   Ferrari 3 8 2 1 1 3 Ret 5 Ret 9 2 12 7 3 Ret 2 2 128
4 1 5 Ret 2 4 3 6 2 1 1 3 4 6 7 1 3
2   McLaren-Mercedes 1 Ret 1 Ret 3 1 1 2 Ret 3 Ret 1 2 Ret 5 3 1 124
2 Ret Ret 2 Ret 2 7 Ret 1 2 5 2 1 5 Ret Ret Ret
3   Jordan-Mugen-Honda 7 Ret Ret 4 Ret 7 Ret Ret 5 8 Ret 6 6 10 Ret Ret Ret 61
8 2 3 Ret 4 Ret 11 1 4 4 3 4 3 1 Ret 6 4
4   Stewart-Ford 16 5 Ret 3 9 DSQ Ret 3 8 Ret Ret 5 10 4 3 5 8 36
17 DNS Ret 10 Ret Ret 5 Ret 12 14 11 11 Ret Ret 1 4 7
5   Williams-Supertec 5 Ret Ret 11 8 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 8 7 Ret 10 Ret 35
6 3 4 Ret Ret 5 4 4 3 Ret 4 9 5 2 4 Ret 5
6   Benetton-Playlife 9 4 Ret 5 5 9 2 Ret 7 12 Ret Ret 11 Ret Ret 11 14 16
10 Ret 7 Ret 6 10 Ret Ret 10 5 7 7 14 Ret Ret 8 10
7   Prost-Peugeot 18 Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret 9 8 13 10 6 10 13 11 9 Ret Ret 9
19 Ret Ret Ret 7 6 Ret 7 9 7 Ret 8 12 Ret 2 DNS Ret
8   Sauber-Petronas 11 Ret Ret 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret 14 Ret 8 16 9 9 Ret 7 6 5
12 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 6 Ret 6 6 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 11
9   Arrows 14 6 Ret Ret Ret 11 Ret 11 Ret Ret Ret 15 Ret Ret Ret Ret 13 1
15 7 8 Ret Ret 12 Ret DSQ 16 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret
10   Minardi-Ford 20 Ret Ret 8 Ret Ret 10 10 Ret 13 10 14 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 1
21 Ret 9 9 Ret Ret 8 Ret 15 11 9 17 16 Ret 6 9 Ret
11   BAR-Supertec 22 Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 15 8 10 Ret 9 0
23 Ret DNQ 7 Ret 8 Ret 9 Ret 15 Ret 13 Ret Ret 8 Ret 12
Pos Constructor Car
no.
AUS
 
BRA
 
SMR
 
MON
 
ESP
 
CAN
 
FRA
 
GBR
 
AUT
 
GER
 
HUN
 
BEL
 
ITA
 
EUR
 
MAL
 
JPN
 
Points

Pole position in Bold.
Fastest lap in Italics.
Driver did not finish the Grand Prix. Driver was classified (ranked) because they finished over 90% of the race.

Key
Colour Gold Silver Bronze Green Blue Purple Red Black White Light blue
Result Winner 2nd place 3rd place Points finish Non-points finish Did not finish (Ret) Did not qualify (DNQ) Disqualified (DSQ) Did not start (DNS) Practiced only (PO)
Non-classified finish (NC) Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ) Race cancelled (C) Friday test driver (TD)
(starting in 2003)
Blank Did not practice (DNP) Excluded (EX) Did not arrive (DNA) Withdrew entry before the event (WD)


Constructors summaryEdit

Pos Constructor Tyre Points Wins Podiums Poles
1   Ferrari B 128 6 17 3
2   McLaren-Mercedes B 124 7 16 11
3   Jordan-Mugen-Honda B 61 2 6 1
4   Stewart-Ford B 36 1 4 1
5   Williams-Supertec B 35 3
6   Benetton-Playlife B 16 1
7   Prost-Peugeot B 9 1
8   Sauber-Petronas B 5
9   Arrows B 1
10   Minardi-Ford B 1
11   BAR-Supertec B