FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1998 Round 08 France

The 1998 French Grand Prix was Round 8 of the 1998 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Magny-Cours, France on Sunday, 7 July 1998. Mika Häkkinen started on pole position in the McLaren Mercedes and Michael Schumacher was the race winner in the Ferrari.

Grand Prix Mobil 1 de France 1998 Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
13Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariGoodyear711:34:45.026--1:17.7704190.96310
24Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear711:35:04.601+19.575+19.5751:18.95625190.3076
38Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesBridgestone711:35:04.773+19.747+0.1721:18.49352190.3024
41Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams MecachromeGoodyear711:35:51.991+1:06.965+47.2181:18.91342188.7393
56Alexander WurzAustriaBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone701:34:47.5151 lap1 lap1:19.32036188.1892
67David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesBridgestone701:34:52.4161 lap+4.9011:17.52359188.0271
714Jean AlesiFranceSauber PetronasGoodyear701:34:54.3301 lap+1.9141:19.66048187.964
815Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasGoodyear701:35:37.4151 lap+43.0851:19.77151186.552
95Giancarlo FisichellaItalyBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone701:35:53.0891 lap+15.6741:19.30748186.044
1018Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordBridgestone691:34:46.8842 laps1 lap1:20.65143185.519
1111Olivier PanisFranceProst PeugeotBridgestone691:35:02.9132 laps+16.0291:19.95332184.998
1219Jos VerstappenNetherlandsStewart FordBridgestone691:35:21.8002 laps+18.8871:20.84947184.387
1317Mika SaloFinlandArrowsBridgestone691:35:43.3152 laps+21.5151:21.50261183.697
1416Pedro DinizBrazilArrowsBridgestone691:36:03.1942 laps+19.8791:21.76538183.063
152Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams MecachromeGoodyear681:32:26.7423 laps1 lap1:19.22948187.448
1610Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear681:35:42.6863 laps+3:15.9441:19.05256181.052
1722Shinji NakanoJapanMinardi FordBridgestone651:30:51.1696 laps3 laps1:21.88342182.315
DNF21Toranosuke TakagiJapanTyrrell FordGoodyear601:23:18.3811:20.29937183.525
DNF12Jarno TrulliItalyProst PeugeotBridgestone551:16:45.7201:19.8696182.562
DNF23Esteban TueroArgentinaMinardi FordBridgestone4158:04.9721:22.76134179.809
DNF9Damon HillGreat BritainJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear1926:24.8911:19.4904182.997
DNF20Riccardo RossetBrazilTyrrell FordGoodyear1622:20.1621:22.4353182.164