1998 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

The 1998 FIA Formula 1 World Championship was the 49th F1 season. It consisted of 16 Grand Prix rounds, held across 14 different countries. Mika Hakkinen won the Drivers’ Championship and McLaren won the Constructors’ Championship.

1998 Races
RoundGrand PrixCircuitDateWinnerTeamLapsRace Time
1AustraliaMelbourne Grand Prix Circuit8 March 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes581:31:45.996
2BrazilAutódromo José Carlos Pace29 March 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes721:37:11.747
3ArgentinaAutódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez12 April 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari721:48:36.175
4San MarinoAutodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari26 April 1998David CoulthardMcLaren Mercedes621:34:24.593
5SpainCircuit de Catalunya10 May 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes651:33:37.621
6MonacoCircuit de Monaco24 May 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes781:51:23.595
7CanadaCircuit Gilles-Villeneuve7 June 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari691:40:57.355
8FranceCircuit de Nevers Magny-Cours28 June 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari711:34:45.026
9Great BritainSilverstone Circuit12 July 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari601:47:02.450
10AustriaA1-Ring26 July 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes711:30:44.086
11GermanyHockenheimring2 August 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes451:20:47.984
12HungaryHungaroring16 August 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari771:45:25.550
13BelgiumCircuit de Spa-Francorchamps30 August 1998Damon HillJordan Mugen Honda441:43:47.407
14ItalyAutodromo Nazionale Monza13 September 1998Michael SchumacherFerrari531:17:09.672
15LuxembourgNürburgring27 September 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes671:32:14.789
16JapanSuzuka International Racing Course1 November 1998Mika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes511:27:22.535
1998 Driver Standings
Pos.DriverDriver NationalityTeamPoints
1Mika HakkinenFinlandMcLaren Mercedes100
2Michael SchumacherGermanyFerrari86
3David CoulthardGreat BritainMcLaren Mercedes56
4Eddie IrvineGreat BritainFerrari47
5Jacques VilleneuveCanadaWilliams Mecachrome21
6Damon HillGreat BritainJordan Mugen Honda20
7Heinz-Harald FrentzenGermanyWilliams Mecachrome17
8Alexander WurzAustriaBenetton Playlife17
9Giancarlo FisichellaItalyBenetton Playlife16
10Ralf SchumacherGermanyJordan Mugen Honda14
11Jean AlesiFranceSauber Petronas9
12Rubens BarrichelloBrazilStewart Ford4
13Mika SaloFinlandArrows3
14Pedro DinizBrazilArrows3
15Johnny HerbertGreat BritainSauber Petronas1
16Jan MagnussenDenmarkStewart Ford1
17Jarno TrulliItalyProst Peugeot1
18Ricardo RossetBrazilTyrrell Ford0
19Olivier PanisFranceProst Peugeot0
20Toranosuke TakagiJapanTyrrell Ford0
21Shinji NakanoJapanMinardi Ford0
22Esteban TueroArgentinaMinardi Ford0
23Jos VerstappenNetherlandsStewart Ford0
1998 Constructor Standings
Pos.TeamPoints
1McLaren Mercedes156
2Ferrari133
3Williams Mecachrome38
4Jordan Mugen Honda34
5Benetton Playlife33
6Sauber Petronas10
7Arrows6
8Stewart Ford5
9Prost Peugeot1
1998 Fastest Laps
RoundGrand PrixDriverTeamTime
1AustraliaMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:31.649
2BrazilMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:19.337
3ArgentinaAlexander WurzBenetton Playlife1:28.179
4San MarinoMichael SchumacherFerrari1:29.345
5SpainMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:24.275
6MonacoMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:22.948
7CanadaMichael SchumacherFerrari1:19.379
8FranceDavid CoulthardMcLaren Mercedes1:17.523
9Great BritainMichael SchumacherFerrari1:35.704
10AustriaDavid CoulthardMcLaren Mercedes1:12.878
11GermanyDavid CoulthardMcLaren Mercedes1:46.116
12HungaryMichael SchumacherFerrari1:19.286
13BelgiumMichael SchumacherFerrari2:03.766
14ItalyMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:25.139
15LuxembourgMika HakkinenMcLaren Mercedes1:20.450
16JapanMichael SchumacherFerrari1:40.190