1999 Formula One season

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1999 FIA Formula One World Championship season
The champion of the season, Mika Häkkinen
Champion driver Mika Häkkinen
Second driver Eddie Irvine
Third driver Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Champion constructor Scuderia Ferrari

Previous season: 1998   Next season: 2000

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.


Drivers and constructors[change | change source]

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)
United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes McLaren McLaren MP4/14 Mercedes 3.0 L V10 FO110H B 1 Finland Mika Häkkinen All Germany Nick Heidfeld
2 United Kingdom David Coulthard All
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari Ferrari F399 Ferrari 3.0 L V10 048 B 3 Germany Michael Schumacher 1-8, 15-16 Italy Luca Badoer
Finland Mika Salo 9-14
4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine All
United Kingdom Winfield Williams Williams Williams FW21 Supertec 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 5 Italy Alessandro Zanardi All Brazil Bruno Junqueira
6 Germany Ralf Schumacher All
Republic of Ireland Benson and Hedges Jordan Jordan Jordan 199 Mugen-Honda 3.0 L V10 MF-301 HD B 7 United Kingdom Damon Hill All Czech Republic Tomáš Enge
8 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen All
Italy Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton Benetton B199 Playlife 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 9 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella All France Laurent Rédon
10 Austria Alexander Wurz All
Switzerland Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber Sauber C18 Petronas 3.0 L V10 SPE-03A B 11 France Jean Alesi All n/a
12 Brazil Pedro Diniz All
United Kingdom Arrows Arrows Arrows A20 Arrows 3.0 L V10 T2-F1 B 14 Spain Pedro de la Rosa All South Africa Stephen Watson
15 Japan Toranosuke Takagi All
United Kingdom Stewart Ford Stewart Stewart SF3 Ford 3.0 L V10 CR-1 B 16 Brazil Rubens Barrichello All Brazil Luciano Burti
17 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert All
France Gauloises Prost Peugeot Prost Prost AP02 Peugeot 3.0 L V10 A18 B 18 France Olivier Panis All France Stéphane Sarrazin
19 Italy Jarno Trulli All
Italy Fondmetal Minardi Ford Minardi Minardi M01 Ford 3.0 L V10 VJM1 Zetec-R
Ford 3.0 L V10 VJM2 Zetec-R
B 20 Italy Luca Badoer 1, 3-16 Argentina Gastón Mazzacane
France Stéphane Sarrazin 2
21 Spain Marc Gené All
United Kingdom British American Racing BAR BAR 001 Supertec 3.0 L V10 FB01 B 22 Canada Jacques Villeneuve All France Patrick Lemarié
23 Brazil Ricardo Zonta 1-2, 6-16
Finland Mika Salo 3-5

Formula One 1999 race schedule[change | change source]

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

Results and standings[change | change source]

Grands Prix[change | change source]

Round Grands Prix Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning constructor
1 Australia Australian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Germany Michael Schumacher United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Italy Ferrari
2 Brazil Brazilian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
3 San Marino San Marino Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
4 Monaco Monaco Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Ferrari
5 Spain Spanish Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Germany Michael Schumacher Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
6 Canada Canadian Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
7 France French Grand Prix Brazil Rubens Barrichello United Kingdom David Coulthard Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Republic of Ireland Jordan-Mugen-Honda
8 United Kingdom British Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom David Coulthard United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
9 Austria Austrian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Italy Ferrari
10 Germany German Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom David Coulthard United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Italy Ferrari
11 Hungary Hungarian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom David Coulthard Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
12 Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom David Coulthard United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes
13 Italy Italian Grand Prix Finland Mika Häkkinen Germany Ralf Schumacher Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Republic of Ireland Jordan-Mugen-Honda
14 Europe European Grand Prix Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom Johnny Herbert United Kingdom Stewart-Ford
15 Malaysia Malaysian Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Germany Michael Schumacher United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Italy Ferrari
16 Japan Japanese Grand Prix Germany Michael Schumacher Finland Mika Häkkinen Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes


Scoring system[change | change source]

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.


Drivers[change | change source]

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

Pos Constructor Car
no.
AUS
Australia
BRA
Brazil
SMR
San Marino
MON
Monaco
ESP
Spain
CAN
Canada
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
AUT
Austria
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
EUR
Germany
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
Points
1 Italy 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 United Kingdom 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 Republic of Ireland 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 Italy 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 France 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 Switzerland 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 United Kingdom 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 Italy 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 United Kingdom 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
Australia
BRA
Brazil
SMR
San Marino
MON
Monaco
ESP
Spain
CAN
Canada
FRA
France
GBR
United Kingdom
AUT
Austria
GER
Germany
HUN
Hungary
BEL
Belgium
ITA
Italy
EUR
Germany
MAL
Malaysia
JPN
Japan
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 summary[change | change source]

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