1998 FIA GT Oschersleben 500km

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pThe 1998 Oschersleben 500 was the opening round the 1998 FIA GT Championship season. It took place at the Motorsport Arena Oschersleben, Germany, on April 12, 1998.

Official results[edit]

Class winners are in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance are marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
1 GT1 2 Germany AMG Mercedes Brazil Ricardo Zonta
Germany Klaus Ludwig
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 137
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
2 GT1 12 Germany Team Persson Motorsport Germany Marcel Tiemann
France Jean-Marc Gounon
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 137
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
3 GT1 1 Germany AMG Mercedes Germany Bernd Schneider
Australia Mark Webber
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 135
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
4 GT1 5 Germany Zakspeed Racing Germany Alexander Grau
Germany Andreas Scheld
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 134
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
5 GT1 3 France DAMS Australia David Brabham
France Éric Bernard
Panoz GTR-1 M 130
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
6 GT2 51 France Viper Team Oreca Monaco Olivier Beretta
Portugal Pedro Lamy
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 126
Chrysler 8.0L V10
7 GT2 52 France Viper Team Oreca Austria Karl Wendlinger
United States David Donohue
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 125
Chrysler 8.0L V10
8 GT2 66 Germany Konrad Motorsport Austria Franz Konrad
United States Nick Ham
Porsche 911 GT2 D 122
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
9 GT2 65 Germany Konrad Motorsport Switzerland Toni Seiler
United Kingdom Martin Stretton
Porsche 911 GT2 D 122
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
10 GT2 63 Germany Krauss Race Sports International Germany Michael Trunk
Germany Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 122
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
11 GT2 70 Netherlands Marcos Racing International Netherlands Cor Euser
Germany Harald Becker
Marcos LM600 D 122
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
12 GT2 60 Switzerland Elf Haberthur Racing Belgium Michel Neugarten
Germany Gerd Ruch
Italy Marco Spinelli
Porsche 911 GT2 G 121
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT2 53 United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering Portugal Ni Amorim
Portugal Gonçalo Gomes
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 121
Chrysler 8.0L V10
14 GT1 6 Germany Zakspeed Racing Germany Michael Bartels
Germany Armin Hahne
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 120
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
15 GT1 7 Germany Porsche AG United Kingdom Allan McNish
France Yannick Dalmas
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 119
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
16 GT2 58 Germany Roock Sportsystem Germany André Ahrle
Thailand Ratanakul Prutirat
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 119
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 62 Switzerland Stadler Motorsport Switzerland Uwe Sick
Germany Axel Röhr
Porsche 911 GT2 P 119
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 96 Germany Proton Competition Austria Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
Austria Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
Porsche 911 GT2 P 118
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
19 GT2 69 Germany Proton Competition Germany Gerold Ried
France Patrick Vuillaume
Porsche 911 GT2 P 115
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT1 8 Germany Porsche AG Germany Jörg Müller
Germany Uwe Alzen
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 107
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
GT1 11 Germany Team Persson Motorsport France Christophe Bouchut
Germany Bernd Mayländer
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 86
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
GT2 54 United Kingdom Chamberlain Engineering United Kingdom Ashley Ward
United States Matt Turner
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 85
Chrysler 8.0L V10
GT1 15 United Kingdom Davidoff Classic
United Kingdom GTC Competition
Germany Thomas Bscher
United Kingdom Geoff Lees
McLaren F1 GTR G 77
BMW S70 6.0L V12
GT2 56 Germany Roock Racing Germany Claudia Hürtgen
France Stéphane Ortelli
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 69
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
GT2 61 Switzerland Elf Haberthur Racing France Hervé Poulain
France Eric Graham
France David Smadja
Porsche 911 GT2 G 69
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
DSQ GT2 57 Germany Roock Racing Switzerland Bruno Eichmann
Germany Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 123
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6

† – #57 Roock Racing was disqualified after failing post-race technical inspection. The car was found to have an illegal rear wing.


  • Pole position – #8 Porsche AG – 1:19.335
  • Fastest lap – #8 Porsche AG – 1:20.206
  • Average speed – 161.087 km/h


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