Formula 1 2000 Hungarian Grand Prix results


Mika Häkkinen
Michael Schumacher MSC

The 2000 Hungarian Grand Prix was won by Mika Häkkinen of McLaren.
Despite being on pole position in Hungary, Michael Schumacher could not convert this into a win.

The race in Hungary was round 12 of 17 of the 2000 season.


2000 Hungarian Grand Prix

The 2000 Hungarian Grand Prix (formally the XVI Marlboro Magyar Nagydj) was a Formula One motor race held on 13 August 2000, at the Hungaroring in Mogyoród, Pest, Hungary, attended by 120,000 spectators. The race was the twelfth of seventeen in the 2000 Formula One World Championship and the 18th in Hungary. Mika Häkkinen, driving a McLaren-Mercedes, won the 77-lap race after starting third. Ferrari's Michael Schumacher finished second after qualifying on pole position in the one-hour qualifying session the day before the race. Häkkinen's teammate David Coulthard finished third.

Before the race, Michael Schumacher led the World Drivers' Championship from Häkkinen, while Ferrari led the World Constructors' Championship from McLaren. Häkkinen overtook Schumacher and Coulthard at the start and led every lap save the first round of pit stops. He won by eight seconds, with Schumacher holding off Coulthard for second. The win, Häkkinen's third of the season and his 17th in Formula One, moved him to the World Drivers' Championship lead for the first time in 2000, two points ahead of Schumacher and six points ahead of Coulthard, while McLaren took the World Constructors' Championship lead from Ferrari by one point with five of the season's races remaining.

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