April 13, 1997 Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez | Lap distance 4.259 km

Championship standings | 1997 season

Pos Points No Driver Car Engine Tyres Laps Race Time Delay Qualifying Fastest Lap
1 10 3 Jacques Villeneuve (CAN) Williams FW19 Renault RS9 Goodyear 72 1:52'01.715   1 1'24.473 2 1'28.028 (54)
2 6 6 Eddie Irvine (GBR) Ferrari F310B Ferrari 046 Goodyear 72 1:52'02.694 +0.979 7 1'26.327 5 1'28.473 (63)
3 4 11 Ralf Schumacher (GER) Jordan 197 Peugeot A14 Goodyear 72 1:52'13.804 +12.089 6 1'26.218 3 1'28.382 (56)
4 3 16 Johnny Herbert (GBR) Sauber C16 Petronas V10 Goodyear 72 1:52'31.634 +29.919 8 1'26.564 9 1'29.296 (62)
5 2 9 Mika Häkkinen (FIN) McLaren MP4-12 Mercedes FO110E Goodyear 72 1:52'32.066 +30.351 17 1'28.135 7 1'29.076 (58)
6 1 8 Gerhard Berger (AUT) Benetton B197 Renault RS9 Goodyear 72 1:52'33.108 +31.393 12 1'27.259 1 1'27.981 (63)
7   7 Jean Alesi (FRA) Benetton B197 Renault RS9 Goodyear 72 1:52'48.074 +46.359 11 1'27.076 6 1'28.827 (33)
8   19 Mika Salo (FIN) Tyrrell 025 Ford ED4 Goodyear 71 1:52'58.521 +1 lap 19 1'28.224 14 1'29.931 (62)
9   21 Jarno Trulli (ITA) Minardi M197 Hart 830 Bridgestone 71 1:53'28.445 +1 lap 18 1'28.160 16 1'30.593 (53)
10   23 Jan Magnussen (DEN) Stewart SF1 Ford Zetec-R Bridgestone 66 1:44'55.399 +6 laps 15 1'28.035 11 1'29.834 (48)
Retirement
spun off 17 Nicola Larini (ITA) Sauber C16 Petronas V10 Goodyear 63 1:41'51.034   14 1'27.690 4 1'28.410 (46)
engine 2 Pedro Diniz (BRA) Arrows A18 Yamaha OX11A Bridgestone 50 1:21'23.622   22 1'28.969 18 1'31.111 (42)
engine 15 Shinji Nakano (JPN) Prost JS45 Mugen-Honda MF-301H Bridgestone 49 1:19'48.533   20 1'28.366 12 1'29.865 (40)
engine 18 Jos Verstappen (NED) Tyrrell 025 Ford ED4 Goodyear 43 1:09'15.383   16 1'28.094 10 1'29.541 (43)
spun off 20 Ukyo Katayama (JPN) Minardi M197 Hart 830 Bridgestone 37 1:01'05.873   21 1'28.413 20 1'31.869 (29)
engine 1 Damon Hill (GBR) Arrows A18 Yamaha OX11A Bridgestone 33 54'10.632   13 1'27.281 17 1'30.649 (23)
collision 12 Giancarlo Fisichella (ITA) Jordan 197 Peugeot A14 Goodyear 24 39'46.078   9 1'26.619 15 1'30.278 (19)
hydraulics 22 Rubens Barrichello (BRA) Stewart SF1 Ford Zetec-R Bridgestone 24 40'34.779   5 1'25.942 13 1'29.913 (23)
electrical 14 Olivier Panis (FRA) Prost JS45 Mugen-Honda MF-301H Bridgestone 18 30'27.229   3 1'25.491 8 1'29.090 (8)
clutch 4 Heinz-Harald Frentzen (GER) Williams FW19 Renault RS9 Goodyear 5 10'53.557   2 1'25.271 19 1'31.832 (5)
collision 5 Michael Schumacher (GER) Ferrari F310B Ferrari 046 Goodyear 0     4 1'25.773      
collision 10 David Coulthard (GBR) McLaren MP4-12 Mercedes FO110E Goodyear 0     10 1'26.799