Skip to content
Links for this race (some data may be unavailable):

Race Results

Qualifying Results

Loop Data Stats

Pit Stops

Video Links (2)

Crew Chiefs

1998 Atlanta 500 Classic


Previous race results / Next race results                     Next at this track

   

Pep Boys Indy Racing League race number 9 of 11
Saturday, August 29, 1998 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
208 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (320.320 miles)

Time of race: 2:17:05
Average speed: 140.026 mph
Pole speed: 224.145 mph
Cautions: 6 for 50 laps
Margin of victory: .944 sec
Attendance: 42000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverC/E/TLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 614   Kenny Brack Power Team Racing   (A.J. Foyt)D/A/G208160950running1750
2106   Davey Hamilton #6 Reebok   (Phil Nienhouse)D/A/G20892450running1940
31151   Eddie Cheever, Jr. Rachel's Gourmet Potato Chips   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)D/A/G20869700running035
4 44   Scott Goodyear Pennzoil   (Panther Racing)G/A/G20864900running9334
5251   Tony Stewart Glidden / Menards   (John Menard)G/A/F20856700running1230
6 235   Jeff Ward Thermo Tech / Prolong / Superflo / ISM Racing   (Bob Hancher)G/A/G20847300running6430
7 528   Mark Dismore Kelley Automotive   (Tom Kelley)D/A/G20845300running026
8 95   Arie Luyendyk Sprint PCS / Radio Shack / Qualcomm   (Fred Treadway)G/A/F20743200running024
91415   Andy Michner Reebok / MK V   (Bob Riley / Mark Scott)R/A/G20643200running022
101530   Raul Boesel TransWorld Racing / Beloit   (Dennis McCormack)G/A/G20220200running020
11213   Robbie Buhl Johns Manville / Menards   (John Menard)G/A/F18541100clutch019
12 111   Billy Boat Conseco   (A.J. Foyt)D/A/G16974500crash021
13 716   Marco Greco International Sports Limited / Mexmil   (Marco Greco)G/A/F16739000crash317
141918   Steve Knapp Earl's Performance Products / Hyper-Stop   (Paul Diatlovich)G/A/G16738650crash016
152299   Sam Schmidt Best Western / Gold Crown Racing   (LP Racing / PCI)D/A/F15836900engine015
161352   Robby Unser Children's Beverage Group   (Eddie Cheever, Jr.)G/A/G14335800crash014
171891   Buddy Lazier Delta Faucet / Coors Light   (Ron Hemelgarn)D/A/G13634700engine013
18 38   Scott Sharp Delphi Automotive Systems   (Tom Kelley)D/A/G13534950gearbox013
192823   Roberto Guerrero CBR   (Price Cobb)G/I/F13316700clutch011
20 877   Stephan Gregoire Blue Star Batteries   (Tom Chastain)D/A/G13132600crash010
212381   Brian Tyler Enginetics   (Team Pelfrey)D/A/F12331600engine09
222498   Donnie Beechler Amerapress / Voxcom   (Larry Cahill)G/A/F1109000engine08
231710   John Paul, Jr. Jonathan Byrd's / Visionaire / Bryant H & C   (Byrd-Cunningham Racing)G/A/F9630700crash07
241697   Greg Ray Genoa Racing   (Thomas Knapp)D/A/F948700crash06
252644   J.J. Yeley Sinden Racing Service   (Sinden Racing)D/I/F588700engine05
262019   Stan Wattles Metro Racing Systems / NCLD   (Metro Racing)R/A/G298700engine04
272740   Jack Miller Crest Racing   (Crest Racing / SRS)D/I/F158700electrical03
281212   Buzz Calkins Bradley Food Marts / Save-O-Mat   (Brad Calkins)D/A/F28700brakes02
C/E/T = Chassis / Engine / Tire codes
  Chassis: D - Dallara; G - G Force; R - Riley & Scott
  Engine: A - Oldsmobile Aurora; I - Nissan Infiniti
  Tires: F - Firestone; G - Goodyear

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15353  
54596   track lights turn 4 
60623  
63719   #44 engine 
729423  
9510713   #97,10 accident backstretch 
10813225  
1331408   #77 accident turn 3 
14116323  
1641685   #99 engine 
1691691  
17018415   #16,18,11,52 accident backstretch 
18520824  
  Percent of race run under caution: 26.9%             Average green flag run: 21.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Ward12727
  Scott Goodyear284619
  Marco Greco47482
  Scott Goodyear499749
  Marco Greco98981
  Tony Stewart9911012
  Scott Goodyear11113525
  Davey Hamilton13615116
  Kenny Brack1521543
  Jeff Ward15516511
  Davey Hamilton1661683
  Jeff Ward16919426
  Kenny Brack19520814

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kenny Brack 282    
2   Davey Hamilton 259   -23  
3   Tony Stewart 257   -25  
4   Scott Sharp 246   -36  
5   Scott Goodyear 228   -54  
6   Jeff Ward 208   -74  
7   Buddy Lazier 199   -83  
8   Eddie Cheever, Jr. 187   -95  
9   Stephan Gregoire 184   -98  
10   Marco Greco 180   -102  
11   Arie Luyendyk 173   -109  
12   Billy Boat 168   -114  
13   Mark Dismore 145   -137  
14   Sam Schmidt 143   -139  
15   Robbie Buhl 137   -145  
16   John Paul, Jr. 134   -148  
17   Robby Unser 122   -160  
18   Greg Ray 112   -170  
19   Raul Boesel 107   -175  
20   Buzz Calkins 96   -186