FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1998 Round 01 Australia

The 1998 Australian Grand Prix was Round 1 of the 1998 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, 3 November 1998. Mika Häkkinen started on pole position in the McLaren Mercedes and was the race winner.

1998 Qantas Australian Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
18Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesBridgestone581:31:45.996--1:31.64939201.10110
27David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesBridgestone581:31:46.698+0.702+0.7021:32.35623201.0766
32Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams MecachromeGoodyear571:31:54.6641 lap1 lap1:33.55432197.3244
44Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear571:31:55.7431 lap+1.0791:33.79032197.2853
51Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams MecachromeGoodyear571:32:30.5461 lap+34.8031:35.66153196.0482
615Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasGoodyear571:32:30.9701 lap+0.4241:35.62423196.0331
76Alexander WurzAustriaBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone571:32:33.6111 lap+2.6411:34.73855195.940
89Damon HillGreat BritainJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear571:32:34.8941 lap+1.2831:34.19656195.894
911Olivier PanisFranceProst PeugeotBridgestone571:32:52.4461 lap+17.5521:34.31955195.277
DNF5Giancarlo FisichellaItalyBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone431:09:59.4741:34.31940195.477
DNF14Jean AlesiFranceSauber PetronasGoodyear411:07:01.6871:34.87827194.625
DNF12Jarno TrulliItalyProst PeugeotBridgestone2642:09.9351:34.88524196.195
DNF20Riccardo RossetBrazilTyrrell FordGoodyear2545:46.4981:38.11620173.774
DNF17Mika SaloFinlandArrowsBridgestone2337:53.0181:36.03217193.174
DNF23Esteban TueroArgentinaMinardi FordBridgestone2237:30.3991:36.47520186.632
DNF22Shinji NakanoJapanMinardi FordBridgestone815:14.3221:39.6762167.037
DNF3Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariGoodyear58:11.3551:35.7742194.266
DNF16Pedro DinizBrazilArrowsBridgestone23:36.1841:39.9162176.616
DNF10Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear11:50.966172.041
DNF19Jan MagnussenDenmarkStewart FordBridgestone11:52.353169.918
DNF21Toranosuke TakagiJapanTyrrell FordGoodyear11:53.124168.759
DNF18Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordBridgestone