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1998-14


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Firestone / Dayton Indy Lights race number 14 of 14
Saturday, October 31, 1998 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
50 laps on a 2.029 mile paved track (101.4 miles)

Time of race: 0:39:41
Average Speed: 153.395 mph
Pole Speed: 187.668 mph
Cautions: 1 for 7 laps
Margin of Victory: .373 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1998 Firestone / Dayton Indy Lights results   /   1998 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Chassis / Engine Laps Status Led Points
241315   Brian Cunningham LCI / Exide Electronics   (Lucas Place Motorsports)Lola / Buick4crash00
251132   Oriol Servia Catalonia / Elf / Heritage   (Bob Dorricott, Jr.)Lola / Buick3crash00
26254   Sergio Paese Coimex / STP   (Brian Stewart)Lola / Buick3crash00
22218   Clint Mears Penske Auto Center / Mobil   (Mears Racing Team)Lola / Buick26engine00
232441   Mike Borkowski Textron Automotive   (Bobby Rahal)Lola / Buick21engine00
1 279   Mark Hotchkis Alco Capital Group   (Mattco Raceworks)Lola / Buick50running1720
2 321   Felipe Giaffone Hollywood / Cafe Do Pronto   (Eric Bachelart)Lola / Buick50running016
3 177   Tony Renna Alco Capital Group   (Mattco Raceworks)Lola / Buick50running3116
41461   Cory Witherill WSA / Saskatchewan Indians   (Angelo Ferro)Lola / Buick50running212
5 718   Didier Andre Motorola / Mack Trucks   (PacWest Racing)Lola / Buick50running010
6165   Luiz Garcia, Jr. Lubrax / Banco Sofisa / Marlboro   (Brian Stewart)Lola / Buick50running08
71288   Derek Higgins Quaker StateLola / Buick50running06
8189   Casey Mears MCI / Penske Auto Center   (Mears Racing Team)Lola / Buick50running05
91916   Shigeaki Hattori Epson   (Indy Regency)Lola / Buick50running04
10 96   Guy Smith NTS Computers / Swift   (Johansson Motorsports)Lola / Buick50running03
11 62   Cristiano da Matta Medley / LCI   (Tasman Motorsports)Lola / Buick50running02
12 531   Philipp Peter Sebring / Red Bull / Estebe   (Bob Dorricott, Jr.)Lola / Buick50running01
13 811   Andy Boss Cross Pens / Border Patrol   (Eric Bachelart)Lola / Buick50running00
14 478   Chris Simmons Alco Capital Group   (Mattco Raceworks)Lola / Buick50running00
15171   Airton Dare Banestado / LCI   (Tasman Motorsports)Lola / Buick50running00
161530   Bud Kaeding Heritage Bank   (Bob Dorricott, Jr.)Lola / Buick50running00
172327   Naoki Hattori Kool / Jaccs   (Team Green)Lola / Buick50running00
182614   Geoff Boss LCI / Exide Electronics   (Lucas Place Motorsports)Lola / Buick50running00
19103   Wim Eyckmans EGP / STP   (Brian Stewart)Lola / Buick50running00
202287   Jorge Goeters Quaker StateLola / Buick49running00
212017   Paul Jasper Hollywood Video   (PacWest Motorsports)Lola / Buick47running00

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
4107   #4,32 accident 
115040  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 21.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Renna11818
  Cory Witherill19191
  Mark Hotchkis20223
  Cory Witherill23231
  Mark Hotchkis24329
  Tony Renna334412
  Mark Hotchkis45462
  Tony Renna47471
  Mark Hotchkis48503

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Cristiano da Matta 154    
2   Didier Andre 123   -31  
3   Guy Smith 110   -44  
4   Felipe Giaffone 104   -50  
5   Derek Higgins 94   -60  
6   Airton Dare 78   -76  
7   Oriol Servia 73   -81  
8   Tony Renna 68   -86  
9   Geoff Boss 67   -87  
10   Naoki Hattori 66   -88  
11   Philipp Peter 62   -92  
12   Luiz Garcia, Jr. 60   -94  
13   Sergio Paese 53   -101  
14   Shigeaki Hattori 52   -102  
15   Mark Hotchkis 50   -104  
16   Jorge Goeters 34   -120  
17   Casey Mears 33   -121  
18   Brian Cunningham 33   -121  
19   Chris Simmons 32   -122  
20   Andy Boss 22   -132