1998 Race of Champions

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1998 Race of Champions
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The 1998 Race of Champions took place on December 6 at Gran Canaria. It was the 11th running of the event, and the 7th running at Gran Canaria. It was the final year that the event was exclusively for rally drivers. Colin McRae was the victor after beating brother Alister in the final.

Participants[edit]

Driver Reason for Qualification
United Kingdom Colin McRae World Rally champion in 1995
France Didier Auriol World Rally champion in 1994
Spain Carlos Sainz World Rally champion in 1990 and 1992
United Kingdom Alister McRae Winner in the International Masters
Germany Armin Schwarz Finalist in the International Masters
Sweden Thomas Rådström 3rd in the International Masters
Sweden Stig Blomqvist Winner in the Legends Race
Italy Miki Biasion Finalist in the Legends Race

Legends Race[edit]

Semi-finals Final
 Sweden Blomqvist 2  
 Finland Vatanen 1  
 


     Sweden Blomqvist ?


   Italy Biasion ?


 Italy Biasion 2
 Finland Mikkola 0  

International Masters[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
 Germany Schwarz  1
 Belgium van de Wauwer  0  
 Germany Schwarz  1
     Finland Grönholm  0  
 Spain Alonso  0
 Finland Grönholm  1  
 Germany Schwarz  1
   
   United Kingdom McRae  2
 Sweden Rådström  1
 Australia Bates  0  
 Sweden Rådström  0


     United Kingdom McRae  1  
 United Kingdom McRae  1
 Italy Aghini  0  
 

Race of Champions[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
 United Kingdom C McRae  1
 Italy Biasion  0  
 United Kingdom C McRae  1
     France Auriol  0  
 France Auriol  1
 Germany Schwarz  0  
 United Kingdom C McRae  2
   
   United Kingdom A McRae  1
 Sweden Rådström  0
 United Kingdom A McRae  1  
 United Kingdom A McRae  1


     Spain Sainz  0  
 Spain Sainz  1
 Sweden Blomqvist  0  
 

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