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 Stig Blomqvist 2  
 Finland Ari Vatanen 1  
 


     Sweden Stig Blomqvist ?
   Italy Miki Biasion ?
 Italy Miki Biasion 2
 Finland Hannu Mikkola 0  

International Masters[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
 Germany Armin Schwarz  1
 Belgium J-P. van de Wauwer  0  
 Germany Armin Schwarz  1
     Finland Marcus Grönholm  0  
 Spain Flavio Alonso  0
 Finland Marcus Grönholm  1  
 Germany Armin Schwarz  1
   
   United Kingdom Alister McRae  2
 Sweden Thomas Rådström  1
 Australia Neal Bates  0  
 Sweden Thomas Rådström  0


     United Kingdom Alister McRae  1  
 United Kingdom Alister McRae  1
 Italy Andrea Aghini  0  
 

Race of Champions[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
       
 United Kingdom Colin McRae  1
 Italy Miki Biasion  0  
 United Kingdom Colin McRae  1
     France Didier Auriol  0  
 France Didier Auriol  1
 Germany Armin Schwarz  0  
 United Kingdom Colin McRae  2
   
   United Kingdom Alister McRae  1
 Sweden Thomas Rådström  0
 United Kingdom Alister McRae  1  
 United Kingdom Alister McRae  1


     Spain Carlos Sainz  0  
 Spain Carlos Sainz  1
 Sweden Stig Blomqvist  0  
 

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