1998 Motegi Champ Cars in CART at the Motegi circuit. Full information

1998 Motegi Champ Cars

1998 Motegi Champ Cars is 288th CART race. Passed at the Motegi circuit. Jimmy Vasser won the pole position, Adrian Fernandez won this race. This was his 2nd victory. Al Unser jr and Gil de Ferran also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 201 laps (501 km).

Previous race: 1998 Miami Grand Prix
Next race: 1998 Long Beach Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Motegi Champ Cars

21st victory for the Patrick Racing team
2nd victory for the Adrian Fernandez
4th podium for the Adrian Fernandez
79th podium for the Al Unser jr
14th podium for the Gil de Ferran

1998 Motegi Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 21 1h 57m 12.016s 0 Patrick Racing
2 Al Unser jr Penske PC27, #2 16 1h 57m 13.102s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 14 1h 57m 17.404s 0 Walker Racing
4 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 12 1h 57m 19.939s 0 Forsythe Racing
5 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 10 1h 57m 20.166s 0 Team Green
6 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 8 200 laps 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
7 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 7 200 laps 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
8 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 5 200 laps 0 Team Green
9 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 4 199 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
10 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 3 199 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
11 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 2 198 laps 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
12 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 1 198 laps 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
13 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 0 197 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
14 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 0 195 laps 0 Newman-Haas Racing
15 Arnd Meier Lola T98/00, #77 0 195 laps 0 Davis Racing
16 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 98I, #24 0 188 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
17 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 0 185 laps 0 Team Rahal
18 Hideshi Matsuda Swift 007i, #43 0 185 laps 0 Della Penna Motorsports
19 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 0 163 laps Wheel bearing 0 Forsythe Racing
20 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 0 147 laps Wheel bearing 0 PacWest Racing Group
21 Scott Pruett Reynard 98I, #20 0 146 laps Overheating 0 Patrick Racing
22 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 121 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
23 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 0 118 laps Accident 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
24 Alex Barron Reynard 97I, #36 0 108 laps Transmission 0 All-American Racers
25 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 0 98 laps Engine 0 Newman-Haas Racing
26 Roberto Moreno Reynard 97I, #15 0 86 laps Transmission 0 Project Indy
27 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 0 74 laps Engine 0 Della Penna Motorsports
28 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 0 49 laps Clutch 0 Team Rahal
29 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 0 45 laps Electrics 0 Hogan Racing
30 PJ Jones Reynard 98I, #98 0 16 laps Oil leak 0 All-American Racers

Qualifying Results for the 1998 Motegi Champ Cars on the Motegi circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 25.584s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 25.615s Patrick Racing
3 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 25.684s Walker Racing
4 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 25.72s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
5 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 25.754s Forsythe Racing
6 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 25.82s Team Green
7 Mark Blundell Reynard 97I, #18 25.825s PacWest Racing Group
8 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 25.875s Marlboro Team Penske
9 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 25.927s Team Rahal
10 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 25.929s Tasman Motorsports Group
11 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 97I, #17 25.95s PacWest Racing Group
12 Scott Pruett Reynard 98I, #20 25.976s Patrick Racing
13 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 25.991s Payton-Coyne Racing
14 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 26.015s Newman-Haas Racing
15 Al Unser jr Penske PC27, #2 26.026s Marlboro Team Penske
16 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 26.055s Team Green
17 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 26.067s Team Rahal
18 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 26.086s Hogan Racing
19 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 26.156s Newman-Haas Racing
20 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 26.161s Forsythe Racing
21 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 26.164s Della Penna Motorsports
22 Roberto Moreno Reynard 97I, #15 26.266s Project Indy
23 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 26.541s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 26.605s Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Hideshi Matsuda Swift 007i, #43 26.662s Della Penna Motorsports
26 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 26.748s Bettenhausen Motorsports
27 Arnd Meier Lola T98/00, #77 26.8s Davis Racing
28 Alex Barron Reynard 97I, #36 26.802s All-American Racers
29 PJ Jones Reynard 98I, #98 27.026s All-American Racers
30 Hiro Matsushita Reynard 98I, #24 27.243s Arciero-Wells Racing

List of all cars for the 1998 Motegi Champ Cars on the Motegi circuit

Reynard 97I

Mercedes-Benz

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 97I

Toyota

Reynard 98I

Toyota