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1998 Qantas Australian Grand Prix


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Formula One race number 1 of 16
Sunday, March 8, 1998 at Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit, South Melbourne, Australia
58 laps on a 5.303 kilometer road course (307.6 kilometers)

Time of race: 1:31:46:00
Average Speed: 201.102 kph
Pole Time: 90.01 seconds
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.702 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1998 Formula One results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Team Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led
5 41   Jacques Villeneuve Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0157+1 lap0
ret 910   Ralf Schumacher Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC1crash0
92111   Olivier Panis Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A1657+1 lap0
ret1112   Jarno Trulli Equipe Prost Gauloises BlondesProst AP01 / Peugeot A1626gearbox0
ret1214   Jean Alesi Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D41engine0
6 515   Johnny Herbert Red Bull Sauber PetronasSauber C17 / Petronas SPE-01D57+1 lap0
ret2016   Pedro Diniz Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F12gearbox0
ret1617   Mika Salo Danka Zepter ArrowsArrows A19 / Arrows T2-F123gearbox0
ret1418   Rubens Barrichello Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R0gearbox0
ret1819   Jan Magnussen Stewart FordStewart SF02 / Ford VJ Zetec-R1crash0
3 62   Heinz-Harald Frentzen Winfield Williams F1 MecachromeWilliams FW20 / Mecachrome GC37-0157+1 lap0
ret1920   Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R25gearbox0
ret1321   Tora Takagi Tyrrell-FordTyrrell 026 / Ford JD Zetec-R1spun off0
ret2222   Shinji Nakano Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R8halfshaft0
ret1723   Esteban Tuero Minardi Team SpAMinardi M198 / Ford JD Zetec-R22engine0
ret 33   Michael Schumacher Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 0475engine0
4 84   Eddie Irvine Scuderia Ferrari MarlboroFerrari F300 / Ferrari Type 04757+1 lap0
ret 75   Giancarlo Fisichella Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-0143broken wing0
7116   Alexander Wurz Mild Seven Benetton PlaylifeBenetton B198 / Playlife GC37-0157+1 lap0
2 27   David Coulthard West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G58+0.70221
1 18   Mika Hakkinen West McLaren MercedesMcLaren MP4-13 / Mercedes-Benz FO110G581:31:45.99637
8109   Damon Hill Benson and Hedges Total JordanJordan 198 / Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC57+1 lap0

Fastest Lap: 208.303 kph by Mika Hakkinen

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mika Hakkinen12323
  David Coulthard24241
  Mika Hakkinen253511
  David Coulthard365520
  Mika Hakkinen56583

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mika Hakkinen 10    
2   David Coulthard 6   -4  
3   Heinz-Harald Frentzen 4   -6  
4   Eddie Irvine 3   -7  
5   Jacques Villeneuve 2   -8  
6   Johnny Herbert 1   -9