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1998 Honda Indy Carnival Australia


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CART race number 18 of 19
Sunday, October 18, 1998 at Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
62 laps on a 2.795 mile street course (173.3 miles)

Time of race: 2:01:51
Average Speed: 85.328 mph
Pole Speed: 109.028 mph
Cautions: 7 for 19 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1998 CART results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Money Status Led Points
20 66   Michael Andretti Kmart / Texaco-Havoline   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford5910,750crash0 
192636   Alex Barron Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota5911,000crash0 
111718   Mark Blundell Motorola / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes6215,250running02
91633   Patrick Carpentier Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes6217,500running04
211816   Helio Castroneves Alumax Aluminum   (Tony Bettenhausen, Jr.)Reynard / Mercedes54 crash0 
14 85   Gil de Ferran Valvoline / Cummins   (Derrick Walker)Reynard / Honda6212,500running0 
61440   Adrian Fernandez Tecate / Quaker State / Labatt's   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford6225,000running08
3 311   Christian Fittipaldi Kmart   (Newman Haas Racing)Swift / Ford6250,000running014
2 127   Dario Franchitti Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda6270,000running1317
162024   Robby Gordon Panasonic / Duskin   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota6211,750running0 
122117   Mauricio Gugelmin Hollywood Cigarettes / PacWest   (Bruce McCaw)Reynard / Mercedes6214,250running01
182310   Richie Hearn Budweiser / Ralph's   (Della Penna Motorsports)Swift / Ford6011,250running0 
10 58   Bryan Herta Shell   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford6216,500running03
262519   Michel Jourdain, Jr. Herdez / Viva Mexico!   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford11 crash0 
71421   Tony Kanaan LCI   (Steve Horne)Reynard / Honda6222,500running06
5159   J.J. Lehto Hogan Motor Leasing   (Hogan Racing)Reynard / Mercedes6230,000running010
272477   Arnd Meier Hasseroder / J.A.G.   (Davis Racing)Lola / Ford4 oil leak0 
8 999   Greg Moore Player's / Indeck   (Gerry Forsythe)Reynard / Mercedes6220,000running05
171325   Max Papis MCI   (Arciero Wells Racing)Reynard / Toyota6111,500electrical0 
41220   Scott Pruett Visteon   (Pat Patrick)Reynard / Ford6235,000running012
25117   Bobby Rahal Miller Lite   (Bobby Rahal)Reynard / Ford19 crash0 
13223   Andre Ribeiro Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes6213,250running0 
152798   Vincenzo Sospiri Castrol / Degree / Toyota   (Dan Gurney)Eagle / Toyota6212,000running0 
23 426   Paul Tracy Kool   (Team Green)Reynard / Honda45 crash0 
22192   Al Unser, Jr. Marlboro   (Roger Penske)Penske / Mercedes53 running0 
24 712   Jimmy Vasser Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda38 crash0 
282834   Dennis Vitolo SmithKline Beecham   (Dale Coyne)Reynard / Ford0 did not start0 
1 21   Alex Zanardi Target   (Chip Ganassi)Reynard / Honda62100,000running4921

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dario Franchitti11313
  Alex Zanardi146249

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Alex Zanardi 271    
2   Dario Franchitti 160   -111  
3   Jimmy Vasser 148   -123  
4   Adrian Fernandez 142   -129  
5   Greg Moore 125   -146  
6   Scott Pruett 120   -151  
7   Michael Andretti 112   -159  
8   Bryan Herta 97   -174  
9   Tony Kanaan 92   -179  
10   Bobby Rahal 80   -191  
11   Al Unser, Jr. 72   -199  
12   Gil de Ferran 67   -204  
13   Paul Tracy 61   -210  
14   Christian Fittipaldi 50   -221  
15   Richie Hearn 42   -229  
16   Mauricio Gugelmin 39   -232  
17   Helio Castroneves 33   -238  
18   Mark Blundell 28   -243  
19   Patrick Carpentier 27   -244  
20   Max Papis 25   -246