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1998 Honda Indy 300

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Race details
Race 18 of 19 in the 1998 CART season
Date 18 October, 1998
Official name Honda Indy 300
Location Surfers Paradise Street Circuit
Queensland, Australia
Course Temporary Street Circuit
2.795 mi / 4.498 km
Distance 62 laps, 173.290 mi / 278.876 km</td></tr>
Pole position
Driver 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green
Time 1:32.288
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Podium
First 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing
Second 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green
Third 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing

The 1998 Honda Indy 300 was the eighteenth and penultimate round of the 1998 CART World Series Season, held on 18 October 1998 on the Surfers Paradise Street Circuit, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia. Alex Zanardi won the race, his final CART victory, after taking the lead from polesitter Dario Franchitti at the first round of pitstops.

Qualifying results

Pos Nat Name Team Chassis Time
1 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team Green Reynard 98i Honda 1:32.288
2 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing Reynard 98i Honda 1:32.310
3 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing Swift 009.c Ford-Cosworth 1:32.501
4 23x15px Paul Tracy Team Green Reynard 98i Honda 1:32.583
5 23x15px Bryan Herta Team Rahal Reynard 98i Ford-Cosworth 1:32.588
6 23x15px Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing Swift 009.c Ford-Cosworth 1:32.613
7 23x15px Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing Reynard 98i Honda 1:32.676
8 23x15px Gil de Ferran Walker Racing Reynard 98i Honda 1:32.851
9 23x15px Greg Moore Forsythe Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:32.919
10 23x15px Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing Reynard 98i Ford-Cosworth 1:33.019
11 23x15px Bobby Rahal Team Rahal Reynard 98i Ford-Cosworth 1:33.068
12 23x15px Scott Pruett Patrick Racing Reynard 98i Ford-Cosworth 1:33.236
13 23x15px Max Papis Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 98i Toyota 1:33.375
14 23x15px Tony Kanaan Tasman Motorsports Reynard 98i Honda 1:33.543
15 23x15px JJ Lehto Hogan Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.669
16 23x15px Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.819
17 23x15px Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:33.820
18 23x15px Hélio Castroneves Bettenhausen Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:34.012
19 23x15px Al Unser, Jr. Team Penske Penske PC27 Mercedes-Benz 1:34.260
20 23x15px Robby Gordon Arciero-Wells Racing Reynard 98i Toyota 1:34.344
21 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Reynard 98i Mercedes-Benz 1:34.375
22 23x15px André Ribeiro Team Penske Penske PC27 Mercedes-Benz 1:34.474
23 23x15px Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports Swift 009.c Ford-Cosworth 1:34.511
24 23x15px Arnd Meier Davis Racing Lola T98/00 Ford-Cosworth 1:34.534
25 23x15px Michel Jourdain, Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing Reynard 98i Ford-Cosworth 1:35.109
26 23x15px Alex Barron All American Racers Eagle 987 Toyota 1:35.285
27 23x15px Vincenzo Sospiri All American Racers Eagle 987 Toyota 1:36.561
DNQ 23x15px Dennis Vitolo Payton/Coyne Racing Reynard 97i Ford-Cosworth 1:38.726

Classification

Race

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1 23x15px Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing 62 2:01:51.170 2 20+1
2 27 23x15px Dario Franchitti Team KOOL Green 62 +0.322 1 16+1
3 11 23x15px Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 62 +1.029 3 14
4 20 23x15px Scott Pruett Patrick Racing 62 +6.388 12 12
5 9 23x15px JJ Lehto Hogan Racing 62 +10.792 15 10
6 40 23x15px Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing 62 +11.153 10 8
7 21 23x15px Tony Kanaan Tasman Motorsports Group 62 +11.680 14 6
8 99 23x15px Greg Moore Forsythe Racing 62 +13.792 9 5
9 33 23x15px Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 62 +15.821 16 4
10 8 23x15px Bryan Herta Team Rahal 62 +16.020 5 3
11 18 23x15px Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Group 62 +19.870 17 2
12 17 23x15px Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Group 62 +20.170 21 1
13 3 23x15px André Ribeiro Marlboro Team Penske 62 +20.729 22
14 5 23x15px Gil de Ferran Walker Racing 62 +22.072 8
15 98 23x15px Vincenzo Sospiri All American Racing 62 +22.808 27
16 24 23x15px Robby Gordon Arciero-Wells Racing 62 +23.747 20
17 25 23x15px Max Papis Arciero-Wells Racing 61 Electrical 13
18 10 23x15px Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 60 +2 Laps 23
19 36 23x15px Alex Barron All American Racing 59 Contact 26
20 6 23x15px Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 59 Contact 6
21 16 23x15px Hélio Castro-Neves Bettenhausen Racing 54 Contact 18
22 2 23x15px Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro Team Penske 53 +9 Laps 19
23 26 23x15px Paul Tracy Team KOOL Green 45 Contact 4
24 12 23x15px Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing 38 Contact 7
25 7 23x15px Bobby Rahal Team Rahal 19 Contact 11
26 19 23x15px Michel Jourdain Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing 11 Contact 25
27 77 23x15px Arnd Meier Davis Racing 4 Oil leak 24
DNQ 34 23x15px Dennis Vitolo Payton/Coyne Racing Did not Qualify

Caution flags

Laps Cause
13-15 Jourdain Jr. (19) contact
20-23 Rahal (7) contact
35-36 Tire wall problem
39-40 Castro-Neves (16), Vasser (12) contact
42-43 Hearn (10) spin
55-57 Castro-Neves (16) contact
60-62 Barron (36), Andretti (6), Hearn (10) contact

Lap Leaders

Laps Leader
1-13 Dario Franchitti
14-62 Alex Zanardi
 
Driver Laps led
Alex Zanardi 49
Dario Franchitti 13

Point standings after race

Pos Driver Points
1 23x15px Alex Zanardi 271
2 23x15px Dario Franchitti 160
3 23x15px Jimmy Vasser 148
4 23x15px Adrián Fernández 142
5 23x15px Greg Moore 125

References

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