1998 Rio do Janeiro Champ Cars

Race Winner
Country
Brazil
Circuit
Round
5
Laps
133
Pole
Fastest Lap
Zanardi, 39.328s
1998 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

6

Greg Moore

99

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

1h 52m 14.135s

20

2

Alessandro Zanardi

1

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 98I-Honda (Firestone)

1h 52m 14.562s

17

3

9

Adrian Fernandez

40

Patrick Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

1h 52m 18.974s

14

4

2

Bryan Herta

8

Team Rahal

Reynard 98I-Ford (Firestone)

1h 52m 27.086s

12

5

3

Michael Andretti

6

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 009c-Ford (Goodyear)

1h 52m 28.459s

10

6

7

Jimmy Vasser

12

Chip Ganassi Racing Team

Reynard 98I-Honda (Firestone)

1h 52m 29.386s

8

7

21

Richie Hearn

10

Della Penna Motorsports

Swift 009c-Ford (Firestone)

1h 52m 29.934s

6

8

2

Bobby Rahal

7

Team Rahal

Reynard 98I-Ford (Firestone)

1h 52m 42.784s

5

9

12

Mauricio Gugelmin

17

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

132 laps

4

10

12

JJ Lehto

9

Hogan Racing

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

132 laps

3

11

7

Mark Blundell

18

PacWest Racing Group

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

132 laps

2

12

12

Alex Barron

36

All-American Racers

Reynard 97I-Toyota (Goodyear)

131 laps

1

13

10

PJ Jones

98

All-American Racers

Reynard 98I-Toyota (Goodyear)

130 laps

0

14

5

Arnd Meier

77

Davis Racing

Lola T97/00-Ford (Goodyear)

130 laps

0

15

11

Robby Gordon

24

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 98I-Toyota (Firestone)

129 laps

0

16

11

Al Unser jr

2

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC27-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

118 laps Engine

0

17

Patrick Carpentier

33

Forsythe Racing

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Firestone)

106 laps Handling

0

18

3

Scott Pruett

20

Patrick Racing

Reynard 98I-Ford (Firestone)

98 laps Transmission

0

19

18

Dario Franchitti

27

Team Green

Reynard 98I-Honda (Firestone)

90 laps Electrics

1

20

6

Gualter Salles

34

Payton-Coyne Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

89 laps Accident

0

21

16

Christian Fittipaldi

11

Newman-Haas Racing

Swift 009c-Ford (Goodyear)

78 laps Fuel system

0

22

6

Andre Ribeiro

3

Marlboro Team Penske

Penske PC27-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

76 laps Transmission

0

23

12

Helio Castroneves

16

Bettenhausen Motorsports

Reynard 98I-Mercedes-Benz (Goodyear)

54 laps Engine

0

24

1

Michel Jourdain jr

19

Payton-Coyne Racing

Reynard 97I-Ford (Firestone)

53 laps Accident

0

25

16

Paul Tracy

26

Team Green

Reynard 98I-Honda (Firestone)

39 laps Accident

0

26

22

Gil de Ferran

5

Walker Racing

Reynard 98I-Honda (Goodyear)

39 laps Accident

0

27

24

Tony Kanaan

21

Tasman Motorsports Group

Reynard 98I-Honda (Firestone)

28 laps Engine

0

28

8

Massimiliano Papis

25

Arciero-Wells Racing

Reynard 98I-Toyota (Firestone)

17 laps Engine

0

Circuit - Rio de Janeiro

Country

Brazil

Location

Jacarepagua, Rio de Janeiro

Type

Paved oval

Length

1.864 (Miles)

Record

Juan Pablo Montoya (Reynard 99I-Honda), 38.891s, 172.545 mph, Champ Cars, 1999

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