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1998 Mobil 1 Grand Prix of France


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Formula One race number 8 of 16
Sunday, June 28, 1998 at Circuit de Nevers - Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France
72 laps* on a 4.250 kilometer road course (306.000 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:34:45.026
Average speed: 191.081 kph
Pole time: 74.929 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 19.575 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1998 Formula One results   /   1998 standings

PosSt#DriverTeamChass./Eng.LapsStatusLedPts
1 23   Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 047711:34:45.0267010
2 44   Eddie Irvine Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 04771+19.57516
3 18   Mika Hakkinen West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G71+19.74704
4 51   Jacques Villeneuve Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0171+66.96503
5106   Alexander Wurz Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-0170+1 lap02
6 37   David Coulthard West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G70+1 lap01
71114   Jean Alesi Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D70+1 lap00
81315   Johnny Herbert Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D70+1 lap00
9 95   Giancarlo Fisichella Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-0170+1 lap00
101418   Rubens Barrichello Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R69+2 laps00
111611   Olivier Panis Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A1669+2 laps00
121519   Jos Verstappen Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R69+2 laps00
131917   Mika Salo Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F169+2 laps00
141716   Pedro Diniz Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F169+2 laps00
15 82   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0168suspension00
16 610   Ralf Schumacher Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC68+3 laps00
172122   Shinji Nakano Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R65engine00
ret2021   Tora Takagi Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R60engine00
ret1212   Jarno Trulli Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A1655spun off00
ret2223   Esteban Tuero Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R41gearbox00
ret 79   Damon Hill Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC19hydraulics00
ret1820   Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R16hydraulics00
* Race shortened to 71 laps due to aborted start.

Fastest Lap: 197.361 kph by David Coulthard

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Michael Schumacher12222
  Eddie Irvine23231
  Michael Schumacher247148

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mika Hakkinen 50    
2   Michael Schumacher 44   -6  
3   David Coulthard 30   -20  
4   Eddie Irvine 25   -25  
5   Alexander Wurz 14   -36  
6   Giancarlo Fisichella 13   -37  
7   Jacques Villeneuve 11   -39  
8   Heinz-Harald Frentzen 8   -42  
9   Rubens Barrichello 4   -46  
10   Jean Alesi 3   -47  
10   Mika Salo 3   -47  
12   Johnny Herbert 1   -49  
12   Pedro Diniz 1   -49  
12   Jan Magnussen 1   -49