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1998 Grand Prix of Belgium


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Formula One race number 13 of 16
Sunday, August 30, 1998 at Circuit de Spa Francorchamps, Francorchamps, Belgium
44 laps on a 6.968 kilometer road course (306.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:43:47.41
Average Speed: 177.238 kph
Pole Time: 108.682 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.932 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1998 Formula One results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
1 39   Damon Hill Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC441:43:47.40726
2 810   Ralf Schumacher Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC44+0.9320
31014   Jean Alesi Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D44+7.2400
4 92   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0144+32.2430
51616   Pedro Diniz Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F144+51.6820
61312   Jarno Trulli Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A1642+2 laps0
7 27   David Coulthard West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G39+5 laps0
82122   Shinji Nakano Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R39+5 laps0
ret 75   Giancarlo Fisichella Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-0126crash0
ret 43   Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 04725crash18
ret 54   Eddie Irvine Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 04725spun off0
ret2223   Esteban Tuero Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R17gearbox0
ret 61   Jacques Villeneuve Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0116spun off0
ret1921   Tora Takagi Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R10spun off0
ret1719   Jos Verstappen Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R8engine0
ret 18   Mika Hakkinen West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G1crash0
ret116   Alexander Wurz Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-011crash0
ret1215   Johnny Herbert Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D1crash0
dns1518   Rubens Barrichello Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R0did not start0
dns1411   Olivier Panis Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A160did not start0
dns1817   Mika Salo Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F10did not start0
dns2020   Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R0did not start0

Fastest Lap: 202.679 kph by Michael Schumacher

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Damon Hill177
  Michael Schumacher82518
  Damon Hill264419

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mika Hakkinen 77    
2   Michael Schumacher 70   -7  
3   David Coulthard 48   -29  
4   Eddie Irvine 32   -45  
5   Jacques Villeneuve 20   -57  
6   Alexander Wurz 17   -60  
7   Damon Hill 16   -61  
8   Giancarlo Fisichella 15   -62  
9   Heinz-Harald Frentzen 13   -64  
10   Ralf Schumacher 10   -67  
11   Jean Alesi 7   -70  
12   Rubens Barrichello 4   -73  
13   Mika Salo 3   -74  
14   Pedro Diniz 3   -74  
15   Jarno Trulli 1   -76  
16   Jan Magnussen 1   -76  
17   Johnny Herbert 1   -76