1998 Australia Grand Prix in Formula 1 at the Melbourne circuit. Full information

1998 Australia Grand Prix poster

1998 Australia Grand Prix poster

1998 Australia Grand Prix

1998 Australia Grand Prix is 615th Formula 1 Grand Prix. Passed at the Melbourne circuit. Mika Hakkinen won the pole position and this race. This was his 2nd victory. David Coulthard and Heinz-Harald Frentzen also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 58 laps (308 km).

Previous Grand Prix: 1997 Europe Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 1998 Brazil Grand Prix

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1998 Australia Grand Prix

108th victory for the McLaren team
2nd victory for the Mika Hakkinen
17th podium for the Mika Hakkinen
16th podium for the David Coulthard
9th podium for the Heinz-Harald Frentzen

Mika Hakkinen - Winner of the 1998 Australia Grand Prix

Mika Hakkinen - Winner of the 1998 Australia Grand Prix

1998 Australia Grand Prix

1998 Australia Grand Prix

McLaren MP4/13 - 1998 Australia Grand Prix winner

McLaren MP4/13 - 1998 Australia Grand Prix winner

1998 Australia Grand Prix results

Position Name Points Result Lap Team
1 Mika Hakkinen 10.00  1h 31m 45.996s  ( 201.064 km/h ) 58 West McLaren Mercedes
2 David Coulthard 6.00  1h 31m 46.698s  ( +00.702s ) 58 West McLaren Mercedes
3 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 4.00   57 Winfield Williams
4 Eddie Irvine 3.00   57 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
5 Jacques Villeneuve 2.00   57 Winfield Williams
6 Johnny Herbert 1.00   57 Red Bull Sauber Petronas
7 Alexander Wurz 0   57 Mild Seven Benetton Playlife
8 Damon Hill 0   57 Benson & Hedges Jordan
9 Olivier Panis 0   57 Gauloises Prost Peugeot
ab Giancarlo Fisichella 0  Rear wing support 43 Mild Seven Benetton Playlife
ab Jean Alesi 0  Engine 41 Red Bull Sauber Petronas
ab Jarno Trulli 0  Gearbox 26 Gauloises Prost Peugeot
ab Ricardo Rosset 0  Gearbox 25 PIAA Tyrrell
ab Mika Salo 0  Gearbox 23 Danka Zepter Arrows
ab Esteban Tuero 0  Engine 22 Fondmetal Minardi Team
ab Shinji Nakano 0  Drive shaft 8 Fondmetal Minardi Team
ab Michael Schumacher 0  Engine 5 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
ab Pedro Diniz 0  Transmission 2 Danka Zepter Arrows
ab Ralf Schumacher 0  Collision 1 Benson & Hedges Jordan
ab Jan Magnussen 0  Collision 1 HSBC Stewart Ford
ab Tora Takagi 0  Collision 1 PIAA Tyrrell
ab Rubens Barrichello 0  Gearbox 0 HSBC Stewart Ford

List of all cars for the 1998 Australia Grand Prix on the Melbourne circuit

Minardi M198

Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0

Benetton B198

Playlife GC37-01 V10 3.0

Sauber C17

Petronas SPE-01D V10 3.0

Tyrrell 026

Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0

Ferrari F300

Ferrari 047 V10 3.0

Prost AP01

Peugeot A16 V10 3.0

Williams FW20

Mecachrome GC37-01 V10 3.0

Jordan 198

Mugen Honda MF-301HC V10 3.0

Stewart SF02

Ford Cosworth VJ Zetec-R V10 3.0

McLaren MP4/13

Mercedes FO 110G V10 3.0

Arrows A19

Arrows T2-F1 V10 3.0