1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars in CART at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Full information

1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars is 291st CART race. Passed at the Rio de Janeiro circuit. Dario Franchitti won the pole position, Greg Moore won this race. Alessandro Zanardi and Adrian Fernandez also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 133 laps (399 km).

Previous race: 1998 Nazareth Champ Cars
Next race: 1998 St Louis Champ Cars
Race Start: 10th May 1998

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

8th victory for the Forsythe Racing team
3rd victory for the Greg Moore
11th podium for the Greg Moore
17th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
5th podium for the Adrian Fernandez

1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 20 1h 52m 14.135s 0 Forsythe Racing
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 17 1h 52m 14.562s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 97I, #40 14 1h 52m 18.974s 0 Patrick Racing
4 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 12 1h 52m 27.086s 0 Team Rahal
5 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 10 1h 52m 28.459s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
6 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 8 1h 52m 29.386s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
7 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 6 1h 52m 29.934s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
8 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 5 1h 52m 42.784s 0 Team Rahal
9 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 4 132 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
10 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 3 132 laps 0 Hogan Racing
11 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 2 132 laps 0 PacWest Racing Group
12 Alex Barron Reynard 97I, #36 1 131 laps 0 All-American Racers
13 P.J. Jones Reynard 98I, #98 0 130 laps 0 All-American Racers
14 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #77 0 130 laps 0 Davis Racing
15 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 0 129 laps 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
16 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 0 118 laps Engine 0 Marlboro Team Penske
17 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 0 106 laps Handling 0 Forsythe Racing
18 Scott Pruett Reynard 98I, #20 0 98 laps Transmission 0 Patrick Racing
19 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 1 90 laps Electrics 0 Team Green
20 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 0 89 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 0 78 laps Fuel system 0 Newman-Haas Racing
22 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 0 76 laps Transmission 0 Marlboro Team Penske
23 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 0 54 laps Engine 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
24 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 53 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 0 39 laps Accident 0 Team Green
26 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 0 39 laps Accident 0 Walker Racing
27 Tony Kanaan, Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #21 0 28 laps Engine 0 Tasman Motorsports Group

Qualifying Results for the 1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 39.005s Team Green
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 39.164s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 39.176s Tasman Motorsports Group
4 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 39.177s Walker Racing
5 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 39.204s Newman-Haas Racing
6 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 39.255s Team Rahal
7 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 39.293s Forsythe Racing
8 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 39.359s Newman-Haas Racing
9 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 39.477s Team Green
10 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 39.489s Team Rahal
11 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 39.594s Bettenhausen Motorsports
12 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 97I, #40 39.769s Patrick Racing
13 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 39.822s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
14 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 39.93s Payton-Coyne Racing
15 Scott Pruett Reynard 98I, #20 39.981s Patrick Racing
16 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 40.058s Marlboro Team Penske
17 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 40.176s Forsythe Racing
18 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 40.195s PacWest Racing Group
19 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #77 40.241s Davis Racing
20 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 40.304s Arciero-Wells Racing
21 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 40.395s PacWest Racing Group
22 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 40.433s Hogan Racing
23 P.J. Jones Reynard 98I, #98 40.884s All-American Racers
24 Alex Barron Reynard 97I, #36 40.927s All-American Racers
25 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 41.001s Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 41.159s Arciero-Wells Racing
27 Al Unser, Jr., Richie Hearn Penske PC27, #2 Engine Marlboro Team Penske

List of all cars for the 1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars on the Rio de Janeiro circuit

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 97I

Toyota