1998 Road America Champ Cars in CART at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Full information

1998 Road America Champ Cars

1998 Road America Champ Cars is 300th CART race. Passed at the Elkhart Lake circuit. Michael Andretti won the pole position, Dario Franchitti won this race. Alessandro Zanardi and Christian Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 50 laps (326 km).

Previous race: 1998 Mid-Ohio Champ Cars
Next race: 1998 Vancouver Champ Cars
Race Start: 16th August 1998

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Road America Champ Cars

5th victory for the Team Green team
1st victory for the Dario Franchitti
3rd podium for the Dario Franchitti
24th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
5th podium for the Christian Fittipaldi

Reynard 98I - 1998 Road America Champ Cars winner

Reynard 98I #27 - 1998 Road America Champ Cars winner

1998 Road America Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 21 1h 35m 30.767s 0 Team Green
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 16 1h 35m 37.869s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 14 1h 36m 14.689s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
4 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 12 1h 36m 16.901s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
5 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 10 1h 36m 17.864s 0 Patrick Racing
6 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 8 1h 36m 22.77s 0 Team Green
7 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 6 1h 36m 22.934s 0 PacWest Racing Group
8 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 5 1h 36m 37.139s 0 Team Rahal
9 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 4 1h 36m 37.851s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
10 Arnd Meier Lola T98/00, #77 3 1h 36m 38.365s 0 Davis Racing
11 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 2 1h 36m 45.096s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
12 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 1 1h 36m 46.464s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
13 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 0 1h 36m 50.105s 0 Della Penna Motorsports
14 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 1h 37m 8.791s 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
15 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 1 49 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
16 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 0 43 laps Engine 0 Walker Racing
17 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 0 41 laps Engine 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
18 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 0 32 laps Exhausts 0 Hogan Racing
19 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 0 29 laps Brakes 0 PacWest Racing Group
20 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 0 24 laps Engine 0 Patrick Racing
21 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 0 18 laps Transmission 0 Forsythe Racing
22 P.J. Jones Reynard 98I, #98 0 14 laps Spun 0 All-American Racers
23 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 0 10 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal
24 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 0 10 laps Accident 0 All-American Racers
25 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 0 7 laps Engine 0 Marlboro Team Penske
26 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 0 2 laps Engine 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
27 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 0 Accident 0 Marlboro Team Penske
28 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 0 Accident 0 Forsythe Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1998 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 1m 39.988s Newman-Haas Racing
2 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 1m 40.069s Team Rahal
3 Bobby Rahal Reynard 98I, #7 1m 40.344s Team Rahal
4 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 1m 40.405s Patrick Racing
5 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 1m 40.464s Walker Racing
6 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 1m 40.64s Team Green
7 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 1m 40.675s Newman-Haas Racing
8 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 1m 40.757s Forsythe Racing
9 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 1m 40.824s Patrick Racing
10 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 1m 40.983s Marlboro Team Penske
11 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 1m 41.076s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
12 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 1m 41.178s Tasman Motorsports Group
13 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 1m 41.454s Marlboro Team Penske
14 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 1m 41.481s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
15 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 1m 41.496s PacWest Racing Group
16 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 1m 41.785s Forsythe Racing
17 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 1m 41.823s Team Green
18 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 1m 41.845s Hogan Racing
19 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 1m 41.964s Arciero-Wells Racing
20 Gualter Salles Reynard 97I, #34 1m 41.973s Payton-Coyne Racing
21 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 1m 41.99s PacWest Racing Group
22 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 1m 42.003s Bettenhausen Motorsports
23 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 1m 42.221s Arciero-Wells Racing
24 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 1m 42.253s Payton-Coyne Racing
25 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 1m 42.29s Della Penna Motorsports
26 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 1m 42.343s All-American Racers
27 Arnd Meier Lola T98/00, #77 1m 42.869s Davis Racing
28 P.J. Jones Reynard 98I, #98 1m 44.065s All-American Racers

List of all cars for the 1998 Road America Champ Cars on the Elkhart Lake circuit

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Eagle 987

Toyota