FIA Formula 1 World Championship 1998 Round 16 Japan

The 1998 Japanese Grand Prix was Round 16 of the 1998 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. The event was held at Suzuka, Japan on Sunday, 1 November 1998. Michael Schumacher started on pole position for Ferrari and Mika Häkkinen was the race winner in the McLaren Mercedes.

1998 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Race Result
Pos.No.DriverNationalityTeamTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
18Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesBridgestone511:27:22.535--1:40.42635205.22910
24Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariGoodyear511:27:29.026+6.491+6.4911:40.87036204.9766
37David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesBridgestone511:27:50.197+27.662+21.1711:40.90542204.1524
49Damon HillGreat BritainJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear511:28:36.026+1:13.491+45.8291:42.27538202.3923
52Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams MecachromeGoodyear511:28:36.392+1:13.857+0.3661:42.33136202.3782
61Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams MecachromeGoodyear511:28:38.402+1:15.867+2.0101:42.27340202.3021
714Jean AlesiFranceSauber PetronasGoodyear511:28:58.588+1:36.053+20.1861:42.35731201.537
85Giancarlo FisichellaItalyBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone511:29:03.837+1:41.302+5.2491:42.33520201.339
96Alexander WurzAustriaBenetton PlaylifeBridgestone501:27:37.6731 lap1 lap1:43.44718200.623
1015Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasGoodyear501:27:43.0351 lap+5.3621:42.85838200.419
1111Olivier PanisFranceProst PeugeotBridgestone501:28:20.3271 lap+37.2921:43.07349199.009
1212Jarno TrulliItalyProst PeugeotBridgestone481:25:12.6683 laps2 laps1:43.16442198.055
DNF22Shinji NakanoJapanMinardi FordBridgestone401:11:40.2681:44.15837196.199
DNF3Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariGoodyear3153:17.7441:40.19019204.430
DNF21Toranosuke TakagiJapanTyrrell FordGoodyear2850:26.2681:45.67323195.087
DNF23Esteban TueroArgentinaMinardi FordBridgestone2850:47.1701:45.79221193.748
DNF18Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordBridgestone2545:01.3831:44.9478195.105
DNF19Jos VerstappenNetherlandsStewart FordBridgestone2138:02.0091:45.84019193.957
DNF17Mika SaloFinlandArrowsBridgestone1424:49.6431:45.30414197.926
DNF10Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan Mugen HondaGoodyear1322:35.4611:42.9654201.945
DNF16Pedro DinizBrazilArrowsBridgestone23:42.9981:46.0992186.168
DNQ20Riccardo RossetBrazilTyrrell FordGoodyear