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1998 Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami Pres. by Toyota


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CART race number 1 of 19
Sunday, March 15, 1998 at Miami-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex, Homestead, FL
150 laps on a 1.502 mile paved track (225.3 miles)

Time of race: 1:33:39
Average Speed: 144.339 mph
Pole Speed: 217.541 mph
Cautions: 5 for 38 laps
Margin of Victory: .075 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1998 CART results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
1 86   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford150100,000running6221
2 199   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes15070,000running3617
3 61   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda15050,000running1214
4 411   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford15035,000running012
51220   Scott Pruett Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford15030,000running010
6 540   Adrian Fernandez Tecate / Quaker State / Labatt's   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford15025,000running08
7115   Gil de Ferran Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Honda15022,500running406
8168   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford15020,000running05
91327   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda15017,500running04
101017   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes15016,500running03
11 933   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes15015,250running02
12 718   Mark Blundell Motorola / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes15014,250running01
131510   Richie Hearn Budweiser / Ralph's   (Della Penna Motorsports)Swift / Ford14913,250running0 
14299   J.J. Lehto Hogan Motor Leasing   (Hogan Racing)Reynard / Mercedes14912,500running0 
152315   Roberto Moreno Hawaiian Tropic   (Andreas Leberle)Reynard / Mercedes14912,000running0 
16 312   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda14811,750running0 
17 23   Andre Ribeiro Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes14811,500running0 
182736   Alex Barron Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota14811,250running0 
19177   Bobby Rahal Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford14711,000running0 
202698   P.J. Jones Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota14610,750running0 
212877   Arnd Meier BAAN Business Software   (Davis Racing)Lola / Ford136 running0 
22142   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes122 transmission0 
232424   Hiro Matsushita Panasonic / Duskin   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota121 crash0 
242216   Helio Castroneves Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes97 crash0 
252534   Dennis Vitolo SmithKline Beecham   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford90 driver injury0 
262025   Max Papis MCI   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota83 wheel bearing0 
272126   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda79 suspension0 
281919   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Viva Mexico!   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford78 handling0 
291821   Tony Kanaan LCI   (Steve Horne)Reynard / Honda32 crash0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Moore13636
  Alex Zanardi37437
  Gil de Ferran446522
  Michael Andretti667611
  Gil de Ferran779418
  Michael Andretti951028
  Alex Zanardi1031075
  Michael Andretti10815043

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Michael Andretti 21    
2   Greg Moore 17   -4  
3   Alex Zanardi 14   -7  
4   Christian Fittipaldi 12   -9  
5   Scott Pruett 10   -11  
6   Adrian Fernandez 8   -13  
7   Gil de Ferran 6   -15  
8   Bryan Herta 5   -16  
9   Dario Franchitti 4   -17  
10   Mauricio Gugelmin 3   -18  
11   Patrick Carpentier 2   -19  
12   Mark Blundell 1   -20