1998 Fontana Champ Cars in CART at the California Speedway circuit. Full information

1998 Fontana Champ Cars

1998 Fontana Champ Cars is 305th CART race. Passed at the California Speedway circuit. Scott Pruett won the pole position, Jimmy Vasser won this race. This was his 8th victory. Greg Moore and Alessandro Zanardi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 250 laps (816 km).

Previous race: 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars
Next race: 1999 Miami Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Fontana Champ Cars

25th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
8th victory for the Jimmy Vasser
20th podium for the Jimmy Vasser
14th podium for the Greg Moore
28th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi

Reynard 98I - 1998 Fontana Champ Cars winner

Reynard 98I - 1998 Fontana Champ Cars winner

1998 Fontana Champ Cars results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Jimmy Vasser 21 3h 17m 54.369s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Greg Moore 16 3h 17m 54.729s 0 Forsythe Racing
3 Alessandro Zanardi 14 3h 17m 55.486s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Adrian Fernandez 12 3h 17m 55.506s 0 Patrick Racing
5 Mauricio Gugelmin 10 3h 17m 55.533s 0 PacWest Racing Group
6 Mark Blundell 8 3h 17m 55.832s 0 PacWest Racing Group
7 Christian Fittipaldi 6 3h 17m 56.855s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
8 Richie Hearn 5 3h 18m 5.953s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
9 Robby Gordon 4 249 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
10 Helio Castroneves 3 249 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
11 Bobby Rahal 2 249 laps 0 Team Rahal
12 Michel Jourdain jr 1 247 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
13 Alex Barron 0 246 laps 0 All-American Racers
14 Paul Tracy 0 245 laps 0 Team Green
15 Bryan Herta 0 239 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal
16 Massimiliano Papis 0 239 laps Accident 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
17 Gil de Ferran 0 232 laps Engine 0 Walker Racing
18 Michael Andretti 0 210 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
19 Tony Kanaan 0 171 laps Handling 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
20 Scott Pruett 1 138 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
21 Jj Lehto 0 124 laps Engine 0 Hogan Racing
22 Dario Franchitti 0 112 laps Engine 0 Team Green
23 Vincenzo Sospiri 0 94 laps Water leak 0 All-American Racers
24 Arnd Meier 0 85 laps Engine 0 Davis Racing
25 Dennis Vitolo 0 66 laps Handling 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Patrick Carpentier 0 59 laps Transmission 0 Forsythe Racing
27 Al Unser jr 0 33 laps Oil leak 0 Marlboro Team Penske
28 Andre Ribeiro 0 6 laps Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske

List of all cars for the 1998 Fontana Champ Cars on the California Speedway circuit

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Eagle 987

Toyota