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1998 U.S. 500 Presented by Toyota


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CART race number 12 of 19
Sunday, July 26, 1998 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:48
Average Speed: 165.913 mph
Pole Speed: 229.519 mph
Cautions: 8 for 55 laps
Margin of Victory: .259 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 63

Glossary    1998 CART results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
11499   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes250100,000running3620
2 212   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda25060,000running1816
3 71   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda25050,000running6315
4 620   Scott Pruett Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford25035,000running012
5 310   Richie Hearn Budweiser / Ralph's   (Della Penna Motorsports)Swift / Ford25030,000running1110
6 86   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford25025,000running628
7127   Bobby Rahal Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford25022,500running06
82133   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes25020,000running05
91526   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda25017,500running224
10 58   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford25016,500running03
112021   Tony Kanaan LCI   (Steve Horne)Reynard / Honda24915,250running02
122416   Helio Castroneves Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes24814,250running01
131717   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes24813,250running0 
141877   Arnd Meier Hasseroder / J.A.G.   (Davis Racing)Lola / Ford24712,500running0 
152836   Alex Barron Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota24212,000running0 
16105   Gil de Ferran Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Honda24011,750engine26 
171918   Mark Blundell Motorola / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes24011,500running0 
182619   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Viva Mexico!   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford23811,250running0 
192225   Max Papis MCI   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota23711,000electrical0 
20139   J.J. Lehto Hogan Motor Leasing   (Hogan Racing)Reynard / Mercedes22310,750crash0 
211627   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda213 engine0 
22 42   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes194 oil leak3 
23 140   Adrian Fernandez Tecate / Quaker State / Labatt's   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford17410,000crash91
242798   P.J. Jones Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Reynard / Toyota111 engine0 
25 911   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford87 overheating0 
262534   Dennis Vitolo SmithKline Beecham   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford85 crash0 
272524   Robby Gordon Panasonic / Duskin   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota78 crash0 
28113   Andre Ribeiro Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes75 oil leak0 

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Al Unser, Jr.122
  Jimmy Vasser353
  Michael Andretti6116
  Jimmy Vasser12132
  Michael Andretti14141
  Jimmy Vasser15173
  Michael Andretti183013
  Gil de Ferran31344
  Richie Hearn35373
  Michael Andretti386528
  Gil de Ferran66683
  Adrian Fernandez69691
  Gil de Ferran70701
  Greg Moore71711
  Richie Hearn72754
  Michael Andretti76838
  Greg Moore84896
  Richie Hearn90912
  Greg Moore9210110
  Richie Hearn1021021
  Greg Moore1031031
  Richie Hearn1041041
  Greg Moore10511814
  Paul Tracy1191257
  Gil de Ferran1261283
  Paul Tracy1291291
  Gil de Ferran1301323
  Paul Tracy1331331
  Michael Andretti1341341
  Paul Tracy1351362
  Michael Andretti1371382
  Gil de Ferran1391402
  Michael Andretti1411411
  Gil de Ferran1421454
  Adrian Fernandez1461461
  Gil de Ferran1471504
  Adrian Fernandez1511577
  Greg Moore1581592
  Paul Tracy1601656
  Alex Zanardi1661683
  Paul Tracy1691702
  Alex Zanardi1711766
  Michael Andretti1771782
  Alex Zanardi17919012
  Paul Tracy1911911
  Alex Zanardi1921932
  Al Unser, Jr.1941941
  Alex Zanardi1951962
  Paul Tracy1971971
  Alex Zanardi1981992
  Paul Tracy2002001
  Gil de Ferran2012022
  Alex Zanardi20322422
  Jimmy Vasser2252251
  Alex Zanardi22623712
  Jimmy Vasser2382381
  Alex Zanardi2392391
  Jimmy Vasser2402456
  Alex Zanardi2462461
  Jimmy Vasser2472471
  Greg Moore2482481
  Jimmy Vasser2492491
  Greg Moore2502501

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alex Zanardi 190    
2   Jimmy Vasser 122   -68  
3   Greg Moore 119   -71  
4   Michael Andretti 92   -98  
5   Adrian Fernandez 90   -100  
6   Scott Pruett 76   -114  
7   Bryan Herta 67   -123  
8   Dario Franchitti 66   -124  
9   Gil de Ferran 63   -127  
10   Bobby Rahal 61   -129  
11   Tony Kanaan 41   -149  
12   Al Unser, Jr. 40   -150  
13   Paul Tracy 36   -154  
14   Richie Hearn 36   -154  
15   Helio Castroneves 33   -157  
16   Mark Blundell 19   -171  
17   Christian Fittipaldi 18   -172  
18   Mauricio Gugelmin 17   -173  
19   Patrick Carpentier 17   -173  
20   Max Papis 8   -182