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1998 CART season

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1998 CART season
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FedEx Championship Series
Season
Races 19
Start date March 15
End date November 1
Awards
Drivers' champion 23x15px Alex Zanardi
Chronology
Previous season Next season
1997 1999

The 1998 FedEx Championship Series season, the twentieth in the CART era of U.S. open-wheel racing, consisted of 19 races, beginning in Homestead, Florida on March 15 and concluding in Fontana, California on November 1. The FedEx Championship Series Drivers' Champion was Alex Zanardi. Rookie of the Year was Tony Kanaan. This was the first of five years of sponsorship by FDX Corporation, who became FedEx Corporation in 2000.

Drivers and constructors

The following teams and drivers competed in the 1998 CART Championship Series season.

Team Chassis Engine Tires No Drivers
23x15px Chip Ganassi Racing Reynard 98i Honda Firestone 1 23x15px Alex Zanardi
12 23x15px Jimmy Vasser
23x15px Marlboro Team Penske Penske PC27-98 Mercedes Goodyear 2 23x15px Al Unser, Jr.
3 23x15px André Ribeiro
23x15px Walker Racing Reynard 98i Honda Goodyear 5 23x15px Gil de Ferran
23x15px Newman-Haas Racing Swift 009.c Ford XB Goodyear 6 23x15px Michael Andretti
11 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi
23x15px Roberto Moreno
23x15px Team Rahal Reynard 98i Ford XB Firestone 7 23x15px Bobby Rahal
8 23x15px Bryan Herta
23x15px Hogan Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes Firestone 9 23x15px JJ Lehto
23x15px Della Penna Motorsports Swift 009.c Ford XB Firestone 10 23x15px Richie Hearn
43 Template:Country data Japan Hideshi Matsuda
23x15px Project CART Reynard 98i Mercedes Goodyear 15 23x15px Roberto Moreno
23x15px Domenico Schiattarella
23x15px Bettenhausen Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes Goodyear 16 23x15px Hélio Castroneves
23x15px PacWest Racing Group Reynard 98i Mercedes Firestone 17 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin
18 23x15px Mark Blundell
23x15px Payton/Coyne Racing Reynard 98i Ford XB Firestone 19 23x15px Michel Jourdain, Jr.
34 23x15px Dennis Vitolo
23x15px Gualter Salles
23x15px Patrick Racing Reynard 98i Ford XB Firestone 20 23x15px Scott Pruett
40 23x15px Adrián Fernández
23x15px Tasman Motorsports Group Reynard 98i Honda Firestone 21 23x15px Tony Kanaan
23x15px Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 98i Toyota Firestone 24 Template:Country data Japan Hiro Matsushita
23x15px Robby Gordon
25 23x15px Max Papis
23x15px Team KOOL Green Reynard 98i Honda Firestone 26 23x15px Paul Tracy
27 23x15px Dario Franchitti
23x15px Forsythe Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes Firestone 33 23x15px Patrick Carpentier
99 23x15px Greg Moore
23x15px All American Racing Reynard 98i
Eagle 987
Toyota Goodyear 36 23x15px Alex Barron
98 23x15px P. J. Jones
23x15px Vincenzo Sospiri
23x15px Davis Racing Lola T98/00 Ford XB Goodyear 77 23x15px Arnd Meier

Results

Races

Rnd Race Name Circuit City/Location Date Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning team Report
1 23x15px Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami Presented by Toyota Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead, Florida March 15 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Report
2 Template:Country data Japan Budweiser 500 Twin Ring Motegi Motegi, Japan March 28 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Report
3 23x15px Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Streets of Long Beach Long Beach, California April 5 23x15px Bryan Herta 23x15px Bobby Rahal 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
4 23x15px Bosch Spark Plug Grand Prix Presented by Toyota Nazareth Speedway Nazareth, Pennsylvania April 27 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Report
5 23x15px Rio 400k Autódromo de Jacarepaguá Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 10 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Greg Moore Forsythe Racing Report
6 23x15px Motorola 300 Gateway International Raceway Madison, Illinois May 23 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
7 23x15px Miller 200 Milwaukee Mile West Allis, Wisconsin May 31 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Scott Pruett 23x15px Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Report
8 23x15px ITT Automotive Detroit Grand Prix The Raceway on Belle Isle Park Detroit, Michigan June 7 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
9 23x15px Budweiser/G. I. Joe's 200 Portland International Raceway Portland, Oregon June 21 23x15px Bryan Herta 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
10 23x15px Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland, Ohio July 12 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 23x15px Bryan Herta 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
11 23x15px Molson Indy Toronto Exhibition Place Toronto, Ontario July 19 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
12 23x15px U.S. 500 Presented by Toyota Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan July 26 23x15px Adrián Fernández 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 23x15px Greg Moore Forsythe Racing Report
13 23x15px Miller Lite 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio August 9 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Report
14 23x15px Texaco/Havoline 200 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin August 16 23x15px Michael Andretti 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green Report
15 23x15px Molson Indy Vancouver Streets of Vancouver Vancouver, British Columbia September 6 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green Report
16 23x15px Honda Grand Prix of Monterey Laguna Seca Raceway Monterey, California September 13 23x15px Bryan Herta 23x15px Tony Kanaan 23x15px Bryan Herta Team Rahal Report
17 23x15px Texaco Grand Prix of Houston Streets of Houston Houston, Texas October 4 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green Report
18 23x15px Honda Indy Carnival Australia Surfers Paradise Street Circuit Surfers Paradise, Australia October 18 23x15px Dario Franchitti 23x15px Alex Zanardi 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Report
19 23x15px Marlboro 500 presented by Toyota California Speedway Fontana, California November 1 23x15px Scott Pruett 23x15px Greg Moore 23x15px Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Report
  Oval/Speedway
  Road Course/Street Circuit

Full Series Results

Final driver standings

Pos Driver MIA 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px RIO 23x15px GAT 23x15px MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAG 23x15px HOU 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
1 23x15px Alex Zanardi 3 23 1 2 2* 1 8 1* 1* 1* 1 3* 12 2 4 2 2 1* 3 285
2 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 16 7 8 1 6 4 1* 6 8 7 3 2 27 9 26 5 4 24 1* 169
3 23x15px Dario Franchitti 9 8 2 21 19 27 4 4 21 3 20* 21 26 1* 1* 4 1* 2 22 160
4 23x15px Adrián Fernández 6 1* 4 26 3 18 9 2 24 5 9 23 1 5 15 7 6 6 4 154
5 23x15px Greg Moore 2 4 6 3 1 3 13 5 27 25 11 1 22 21 20 21 26 8 2 141
6 23x15px Scott Pruett 5 21 12 22 18 5 10 9 2 4 6 4 2 20 3 18 11 4 20 121
7 23x15px Michael Andretti 1* 14 21 18* 5 2* 26 10 17 2 2 6 21 15 2 10 28 20 18 112
8 23x15px Bryan Herta 8 28 3 8 4 23 11 21 3 13 5 10 25 23 22 1* 8 10 15 97
9 23x15px Tony Kanaan 18 6 5 9 27 24 17 8 4 14 22 11 8 4 18 3 3 7 19 92
10 23x15px Bobby Rahal 19 17 17 6 8 8 5 11 6 8 4 7 3 8 25 16 23 25 11 82
11 23x15px Al Unser, Jr. 22 2 29 15 16 19 3 24 5 17 17 22 6 27 5 6 7 22 27 72
12 23x15px Gil de Ferran 7 3 20* 4 26 6 22 3 20 6 27 16 9 16 13 19 21 14 17 67
13 23x15px Paul Tracy 27 5 25 5 25 26 7 7 28 19 14 9 5 6 11 8 20 23 14 61
14 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi 4 25 26 11 21 11 DNS 17 26 11 16 25 13 3 14 9 27 3 7 56
15 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin 10 20 10 17 9 16 21 19 7 20 12 13 4* 19 6 27 18 12 5 49
16 23x15px Richie Hearn 13 27 23 10 7 28 6 23 10 18 7 5 24 13 16 11 9 18 8 47
17 23x15px Hélio Castroneves 24 11 9 23 23 7 2 12 13 27 10 12 17 26 24 23 24 21 10 36
18 23x15px Mark Blundell 12 10 7 20 11 10 12 22 22 10 26 17 19 7 12 25 14 11 6 36
19 23x15px Patrick Carpentier 11 19 28 13 17 15 25 15 9 9 25 8 7 28 27 17 22 9 26 27
20 23x15px JJ Lehto 14 29 18 16 10 9 19 26 25 28 24 20 15 18 8 28 10 5 21 25
21 23x15px Max Papis 26 13 24 14 28 22 16 18 11 12 8 19 14 11 9 12 5 17 16 25
22 23x15px André Ribeiro 17 9 22 DNS 22 20 18 16 15 22 23 28 10 25 7 14 17 13 28 13
23 23x15px Robby Gordon 7 13 20 14 23 23 13 27 11 12 23 13 13 16 9 13
24 23x15px Michel Jourdain, Jr. 28 22 27 12 24 17 15 13 19 26 18 18 28 14 10 24 25 26 12 5
25 23x15px Arnd Meier 21 15 15 24 14 21 23 27 12 16 15 14 18 10 28 15 16 27 24 4
26 23x15px P. J. Jones 20 30 11 19 13 12 14 25 16 21 19 24 20 22 21 3
27 23x15px Alex Barron 18 24 14 DNS 12 14 DNS 20 14 15 28 15 16 24 19 20 12 19 13 2
28 23x15px Gualter Salles 12 13 20 21 23 17 1
29 23x15px Vincenzo Sospiri 22 15 15 23 0
30 Template:Country data Japan Hiro Matsushita 23 16 19 15 0
31 23x15px Roberto Moreno 15 26 24 0
32 23x15px Domenico Schiattarella 16 0
33 23x15px Dennis Vitolo 25 25 25 DNS 28 18 24 26 17 26 19 DNS 25 0
34 Template:Country data Japan Hideshi Matsuda 18 0
Pos Driver MIA 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px RIO 23x15px GAT 23x15px MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAG 23x15px HOU 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
Color Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green 4th & 5th place
Light Blue 6th-10th place
Dark Blue Finished
(Outside Top 10)
Purple Did not finish
Red Did not qualify
(DNQ)
Brown Withdrawn
(Wth)
Black Disqualified
(DSQ)
White Did not start
(DNS)
Blank Did not
participate
(DNP)
Not competing
In-line notation
Bold Pole position
Italics Ran fastest race lap
* Led most race laps
Rookie of the Year
Rookie

Point Scoring System:

  • Points are awarded based on each driver's resulting place (regardless of whether the car is running at the end of the race):
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Points 20 16 14 12 10 8 6 5 4 3 2 1

Bonus Points:

  • 1 For Pole Position
  • 1 For Leading The Most Laps Of The Race

Nation's Cup

  • Top result per race counts towards Nation's Cup.
Pos Country MIA 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px RIO 23x15px GAT 23x15px MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAG 23x15px HOU 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts
1 23x15px United States 1 2 3 1 4 2 1 6 2 2 2 2 2 8 2 1 4 4 1 303
2 23x15px Italy 3 13 1 2 2 1 8 1 1 1 1 3 12 2 4 2 2 1 3 286
3 23x15px Brazil 4 3 5 4 9 6 2 3 4 6 10 11 4 3 6 3 3 3 5 203
4 23x15px Canada 2 4 6 3 1 3 7 5 9 9 11 1 5 6 11 8 20 8 2 182
5 23x15px Scotland 9 8 2 21 19 27 4 4 21 3 20 21 26 1 1 4 1 2 22 160
6 23x15px Mexico 6 1 4 12 3 17 9 2 19 5 9 18 1 5 10 7 6 6 4 158
7 23x15px England 12 10 7 20 11 10 12 22 22 10 26 17 19 7 12 25 14 11 6 36
8 23x15px Finland 14 29 18 16 10 9 19 26 25 28 24 20 15 18 8 28 10 5 21 25
9 23x15px Germany 21 15 15 24 14 21 23 27 12 16 15 14 18 10 28 15 16 27 24 4
10 Template:Country data Japan Japan 23 16 19 15 0
Pos Country MIA 23x15px MOT Template:Country data Japan LBH 23x15px NAZ 23x15px RIO 23x15px GAT 23x15px MIL 23x15px DET 23x15px POR 23x15px CLE 23x15px TOR 23x15px MIC 23x15px MDO 23x15px ROA 23x15px VAN 23x15px LAG 23x15px HOU 23x15px SUR 23x15px FON 23x15px Pts

Chassis Constructor's Cup

Pos Chassis Pts
1 23x15px Reynard 98I 409
2 23x15px Swift 009.c 167
3 23x15px Penske PC-27 72
4 23x15px Lola T9800 4
5 23x15px Eagle 987 1
Pos Chassis Pts

Engine Manufacturer's Cup

Pos Engine Pts
1 Template:Country data Japan Honda 365
2 23x15px Ford XB 293
3 23x15px Mercedes 226
4 Template:Country data Japan Toyota 41
Pos Engine Pts

Driver Breakdown

Pos Driver Team Entries Wins Podiums Top 5's Top 10's Poles Points
1 23x15px Zanardi 23x15px Chip Ganassi Racing 19 7 15 16 17 0 285
2 23x15px Vasser 23x15px Chip Ganassi Racing 19 3 5 8 15 2 169
3 23x15px Franchitti 23x15px Team KOOL Green 19 3 6 9 11 5 160
4 23x15px Fernandez 23x15px Patrick Racing 19 2 4 8 14 1 154
5 23x15px Moore 23x15px Forsythe Racing 19 2 6 8 10 4 141
6 23x15px Pruett 23x15px Patrick Racing 19 0 3 8 11 1 121
7 23x15px Andretti 23x15px Newman-Haas Racing 19 1 5 6 9 1 112
8 23x15px Herta 23x15px Team Rahal 19 1 3 5 10 3 97
9 23x15px Kanaan 23x15px Tasman Racing 19 0 2 5 10 0 92
10 23x15px Rahal 23x15px Team Rahal 19 0 1 3 10 0 82
11 23x15px Unser, Jr. 23x15px Marlboro Team Penske 19 0 2 4 7 0 72
12 23x15px de Ferran 23x15px Walker Racing 19 0 2 3 7 0 67
13 23x15px Tracy 23x15px Team KOOL Green 19 0 0 3 8 0 61
14 23x15px Fittipaldi 23x15px Newman-Haas Racing 18 0 2 3 5 0 56
15 23x15px Gugelmin 23x15px PacWest Racing 19 0 0 2 7 0 49
16 23x15px Hearn 23x15px Della Penna Motorsports 19 0 0 1 8 0 47
17 23x15px Castroneves 23x15px Bettenhausen Racing 19 0 1 1 5 0 36
17 23x15px Blundell 23x15px PacWest Racing 19 0 0 0 6 0 36
19 23x15px Carpentier 23x15px Forsythe Racing 19 0 0 0 5 2 27
20 23x15px Lehto 23x15px Hogan Racing 19 0 0 1 5 0 25
20 23x15px Papis 23x15px Arciero-Wells Racing 19 0 0 1 3 0 25
22 23x15px Ribeiro 23x15px Marlboro Team Penske 18 0 0 0 3 0 13
22 23x15px Gordon 23x15px Arciero-Wells Racing 15 0 0 0 2 0 13
24 23x15px Jourdain Jr. 23x15px Dale Coyne Racing 19 0 0 0 1 0 5
25 23x15px Meier 23x15px Davis Racing 19 0 0 0 1 0 4
26 23x15px Jones 23x15px All American Racing 15 0 0 0 0 0 3
27 23x15px Barron 23x15px All American Racing 17 0 0 0 0 0 2
28 23x15px Salles 23x15px Dale Coyne Racing 6 0 0 0 0 0 1
29 23x15px Vitolo 23x15px Dale Coyne Racing 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 23x15px Sospiri 23x15px All American Racing 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Template:Country data Japan Matsushita 23x15px Arciero-Wells Racing 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 23x15px Moreno 23x15px Newman-Haas Racing
23x15px Project CART
3 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 23x15px Schiattarella 23x15px Project CART 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Template:Country data Japan Matsuda 23x15px Beck Motorsports 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

References

See also