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. This was his 15th victory. 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

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 - 1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars winner

1998 Surfers Paradise Champ Cars results

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

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

Reynard 98I

Toyota

Eagle 987

Toyota

Penske PC27

Mercedes

Reynard 98I

Mercedes-Benz