1998 Monterey Grand Prix in CART at the Laguna Seca circuit. Full information

1998 Monterey Grand Prix

1998 Monterey Grand Prix is 302nd CART race. Passed at the Laguna Seca circuit. Bryan Herta won the pole position and this race. Alessandro Zanardi and Tony Kanaan also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 83 laps (299 km).

Previous race: 1998 Vancouver Champ Cars
Next race: 1998 Houston Champ Cars
Race Start: 13th September 1998

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Monterey Grand Prix

1st victory for the Team Rahal team
1st victory for the Bryan Herta
7th podium for the Bryan Herta
25th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
1st podium for the Tony Kanaan

1998 Monterey Grand Prix results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 22 1h 55m 13.472s 0 Team Rahal
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 16 1h 55m 13.815s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 14 1h 55m 17.251s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
4 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 12 1h 55m 17.874s 0 Team Green
5 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 10 1h 55m 20.646s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 8 1h 55m 21.335s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
7 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 6 1h 55m 22.601s 0 Patrick Racing
8 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 5 1h 55m 22.75s 0 Team Green
9 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 4 1h 55m 23.138s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
10 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 3 1h 55m 23.665s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
11 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 2 1h 55m 24.353s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
12 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 1 1h 55m 25.121s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
13 Robby Gordon Reynard 97I, #24 0 1h 55m 25.496s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
14 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 0 1h 55m 26.043s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
15 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #77 0 82 laps 0 Davis Racing
16 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 0 80 laps 0 Team Rahal
17 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 0 76 laps Accident 0 Forsythe Racing
18 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 0 76 laps Accident 0 Patrick Racing
19 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 0 76 laps Accident 0 Walker Racing
20 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 0 71 laps Accident 0 All-American Racers
21 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 0 70 laps Engine 0 Forsythe Racing
22 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 0 70 laps Accident 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Vincenzo Sospiri Eagle 987, #98 0 64 laps Brakes 0 All-American Racers
24 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 39 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 0 31 laps Throttle 0 PacWest Racing Group
26 Dennis Vitolo Reynard 97I, #34 0 20 laps Spun 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
27 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 0 13 laps Cooling system 0 PacWest Racing Group
28 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 0 1 laps Suspension 0 Hogan Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1998 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 1m 8.146s Team Rahal
2 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 1m 8.354s Team Green
3 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 1m 8.452s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
4 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 1m 8.482s Forsythe Racing
5 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 1m 8.524s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
6 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 1m 8.53s Patrick Racing
7 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 1m 8.579s Marlboro Team Penske
8 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 1m 8.589s Patrick Racing
9 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 1m 8.685s PacWest Racing Group
10 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 1m 8.69s Walker Racing
11 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 1m 8.735s Hogan Racing
12 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 1m 8.737s Newman-Haas Racing
13 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 1m 8.746s Newman-Haas Racing
14 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 1m 8.803s Tasman Motorsports Group
15 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 1m 8.845s PacWest Racing Group
16 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 1m 8.917s Arciero-Wells Racing
17 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 1m 9.008s Della Penna Motorsports
18 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 1m 9.088s Team Green
19 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 1m 9.125s Team Rahal
20 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 1m 9.167s Forsythe Racing
21 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 1m 9.194s Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 1m 9.304s Marlboro Team Penske
23 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 1m 9.387s All-American Racers
24 Robby Gordon Reynard 97I, #24 1m 9.427s Arciero-Wells Racing
25 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 1m 9.544s Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #77 1m 9.613s Davis Racing
27 Vincenzo Sospiri Eagle 987, #98 1m 11.543s All-American Racers
28 Dennis Vitolo Reynard 97I, #34 1m 11.544s Payton-Coyne Racing

List of all cars for the 1998 Monterey Grand Prix on the Laguna Seca circuit

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Eagle 987

Toyota