1998 Japanese Grand Prix

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.DriverNationalityTeamChassisTyreLapsRace TimeGapIntervalBest LapLapSpeedPoints
18Mika HäkkinenFinlandMcLaren MercedesMP4-13Bridgestone511:27:22.535--1:40.42635205.22910
24Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrariF300Goodyear511:27:29.026+6.491+6.4911:40.87036204.9766
37David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren MercedesMP4-13Bridgestone511:27:50.197+27.662+21.1711:40.90542204.1524
49Damon HillGreat BritainJordan Mugen Honda198Goodyear511:28:36.026+1:13.491+45.8291:42.27538202.3923
52Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams MecachromeFW20Goodyear511:28:36.392+1:13.857+0.3661:42.33136202.3782
61Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams MecachromeFW20Goodyear511:28:38.402+1:15.867+2.0101:42.27340202.3021
714Jean AlesiFranceSauber PetronasC17Goodyear511:28:58.588+1:36.053+20.1861:42.35731201.537
85Giancarlo FisichellaItalyBenetton PlaylifeB198Bridgestone511:29:03.837+1:41.302+5.2491:42.33520201.339
96Alexander WurzAustriaBenetton PlaylifeB198Bridgestone501:27:37.6731 lap1 lap1:43.44718200.623
1015Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber PetronasC17Goodyear501:27:43.0351 lap+5.3621:42.85838200.419
1111Olivier PanisFranceProst PeugeotAP01Bridgestone501:28:20.3271 lap+37.2921:43.07349199.009
1212Jarno TrulliItalyProst PeugeotAP01Bridgestone481:25:12.6683 laps2 laps1:43.16442198.055
DNF22Shinji NakanoJapanMinardi FordM198Bridgestone401:11:40.2681:44.15837196.199
DNF3Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrariF300Goodyear3153:17.7441:40.19019204.430
DNF21Toranosuke TakagiJapanTyrrell Ford026Goodyear2850:26.2681:45.67323195.087
DNF23Esteban TueroArgentinaMinardi FordM198Bridgestone2850:47.1701:45.79221193.748
DNF18Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart FordSF2Bridgestone2545:01.3831:44.9478195.105
DNF19Jos VerstappenNetherlandsStewart FordSF2Bridgestone2138:02.0091:45.84019193.957
DNF17Mika SaloFinlandArrowsA19Bridgestone1424:49.6431:45.30414197.926
DNF10Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan Mugen Honda198Goodyear1322:35.4611:42.9654201.945
DNF16Pedro DinizBrazilArrowsA19Bridgestone23:42.9981:46.0992186.168
DNQ20Riccardo RossetBrazilTyrrell Ford026Goodyear

1998 Japanese Grand Prix