1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars in CART at the Surfers Paradise circuit. Full information

1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars

1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars is 304th CART race. Passed at the Surfers Paradise circuit. Dario Franchitti won the pole position, Alessandro Zanardi won this race. Dario Franchitti and Christian Fittipaldi also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 62 laps (279 km).

Previous race: 1998 Houston Champ Cars
Next race: 1998 Fontana Champ Cars
Race Start: 18th October 1998

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars

24th victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing Team team
15th victory for the Alessandro Zanardi
27th podium for the Alessandro Zanardi
6th podium for the Dario Franchitti
6th podium for the Christian Fittipaldi

Reynard 98I - 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars winner

Reynard 98I #1 - 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars winner

1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 21 2h 1m 51.17s 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
2 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 17 2h 1m 51.492s 0 Team Green
3 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 14 2h 1m 52.199s 0 Newman-Haas Racing
4 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 12 2h 1m 57.558s 0 Patrick Racing
5 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 10 2h 2m 1.962s 0 Hogan Racing
6 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 8 2h 2m 2.323s 0 Patrick Racing
7 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 6 2h 2m 2.85s 0 Tasman Motorsports Group
8 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 5 2h 2m 4.962s 0 Forsythe Racing
9 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 4 2h 2m 6.991s 0 Forsythe Racing
10 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 3 2h 2m 7.19s 0 Team Rahal
11 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 2 2h 2m 11.04s 0 PacWest Racing Group
12 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 1 2h 2m 11.34s 0 PacWest Racing Group
13 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 0 2h 2m 11.899s 0 Marlboro Team Penske
14 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 0 2h 2m 13.242s 0 Walker Racing
15 Vincenzo Sospiri Eagle 987, #98 0 2h 2m 13.978s 0 All-American Racers
16 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 0 2h 2m 14.917s 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
17 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 0 61 laps Electrics 0 Arciero-Wells Racing
18 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 0 60 laps 0 Della Penna Motorsports
19 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 0 59 laps Accident 0 All-American Racers
20 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 0 59 laps Accident 0 Newman-Haas Racing
21 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 0 54 laps Accident 0 Bettenhausen Motorsports
22 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 0 53 laps 0 Marlboro Team Penske
23 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 0 45 laps Accident 0 Team Green
24 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 0 38 laps Accident 0 Chip Ganassi Racing Team
25 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 0 19 laps Accident 0 Team Rahal
26 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 0 11 laps Accident 0 Payton-Coyne Racing
27 Arnd Meier, Dennis Vitolo Lola T97/00, #77 0 4 laps Oil leak 0 Davis Racing

Qualifying Results for the 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars on the Surfers Paradise circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Dario Franchitti Reynard 98I, #27 1m 32.288s Team Green
2 Alessandro Zanardi Reynard 98I, #1 1m 32.31s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
3 Christian Fittipaldi Swift 009c, #11 1m 32.501s Newman-Haas Racing
4 Paul Tracy Reynard 98I, #26 1m 32.583s Team Green
5 Bryan Herta Reynard 98I, #8 1m 32.588s Team Rahal
6 Michael Andretti Swift 009c, #6 1m 32.613s Newman-Haas Racing
7 Jimmy Vasser Reynard 98I, #12 1m 32.676s Chip Ganassi Racing Team
8 Gil de Ferran Reynard 98I, #5 1m 32.851s Walker Racing
9 Greg Moore Reynard 98I, #99 1m 32.919s Forsythe Racing
10 Adrian Fernandez Reynard 98I, #40 1m 33.019s Patrick Racing
11 Bobby Rahal Reynard 97I, #7 1m 33.068s Team Rahal
12 Scott Pruett Reynard 97I, #20 1m 33.236s Patrick Racing
13 Massimiliano Papis Reynard 98I, #25 1m 33.375s Arciero-Wells Racing
14 Tony Kanaan Reynard 98I, #21 1m 33.543s Tasman Motorsports Group
15 Jj Lehto Reynard 98I, #9 1m 33.669s Hogan Racing
16 Patrick Carpentier Reynard 98I, #33 1m 33.819s Forsythe Racing
17 Mark Blundell Reynard 98I, #18 1m 33.82s PacWest Racing Group
18 Helio Castroneves Reynard 98I, #16 1m 34.012s Bettenhausen Motorsports
19 Al Unser, Jr. Penske PC27, #2 1m 34.26s Marlboro Team Penske
20 Robby Gordon Reynard 98I, #24 1m 34.344s Arciero-Wells Racing
21 Mauricio Gugelmin Reynard 98I, #17 1m 34.375s PacWest Racing Group
22 Andre Ribeiro Penske PC27, #3 1m 34.474s Marlboro Team Penske
23 Richie Hearn Swift 009c, #10 1m 34.511s Della Penna Motorsports
24 Arnd Meier Lola T97/00, #77 1m 34.534s Davis Racing
25 Michel Jourdain jr Reynard 97I, #19 1m 35.109s Payton-Coyne Racing
26 Alex Barron Eagle 987, #36 1m 35.285s All-American Racers
27 Vincenzo Sospiri, Dennis Vitolo Eagle 987, #98 1m 36.561s All-American Racers

List of all cars for the 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars on the Surfers Paradise circuit

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Eagle 987

Toyota