1998 Atlantic Championship season

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1998 Toyota Atlantic Championship season
KOOL Toyota Atlantic Championship
Season
Races 12
Start date April 4th
End date October 4th
Awards
Drivers' champion Canada Lee Bentham
Chronology
Previous season Next season
1997 1999

The 1998 Toyota Atlantic Championship season was contested over 13 rounds. All teams had to utilize Toyota engines. The KOOL Toyota Atlantic Championship Drivers' Champion was Lee Bentham driving for Forsythe Racing.

Calendar[edit]

Race No Track State Date Laps Distance Time Speed Winner Pole Position Most Leading Laps Fastest Race Lap
1 Long Beach California April 4, 1998 38 2.533=96.595 km 0'58:34.554 98.943 km/h Memo Gidley Buddy Rice Memo Gidley Andrew Bordin
2 Nazareth Pennsylvania April 25, 1998 60 1.5223978=91.343868 km 0'27:27.352 199.616 km/h Buddy Rice Buddy Rice Buddy Rice Buddy Rice
3 Madison Illinois May 22, 1998 27 2.011625=54.313875 km 0'28:19.198 115.072 km/h Memo Gidley Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro
4 Milwaukee Wisconsin May 30, 1998 60 1.6607976=99.647856 km 0'32:29.552 184.008 km/h Memo Gidley Memo Gidley Memo Gidley Derek Hill
5 Montréal  Canada June 6, 1998 27 4.4207471=119.3601717 km 0'44:32.839 160.764 km/h Lee Bentham Lee Bentham Alexandre Tagliani Lee Bentham
6 Cleveland Ohio July 11, 1998 22 3.3891858=74.5620876 km 0'31:54.902 140.176 km/h Kenny Wilden Memo Gidley Memo Gidley Kenny Wilden
7 Toronto  Canada July 18, 1998 39 2.7696053=108.0146067 km 0'59:04.390 109.709 km/h Alexandre Tagliani Lee Bentham Alexandre Tagliani Lee Bentham
8 Trois-Rivières  Canada August 2, 1998 45 2.4477453=110.1485385 km 0'49:23.054 133.826 km/h Alexandre Tagliani Alexandre Tagliani Alexandre Tagliani Alexandre Tagliani
9 Lexington Ohio August 9, 1998 25 3.6337994=90.844985 km 0'33:03.166 164.909 km/h Lee Bentham Alexandre Tagliani Lee Bentham Anthony Lazzaro
10 Elkhart Lake Wisconsin August 16, 1998 15 6.4372=96.558 km 0'37:07.249 156.071 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Anthony Lazzaro Andrew Bordin
11 Vancouver  Canada September 5, 1998 38 2.8999586=110.1984268 km 1'00:59.908 108.395 km/h Andrew Bordin Jeff Shafer Matt Sielsky Rino Mastronardi
12 Monterey California September 12, 1998 28 3.6016134=100.8451752 km 0'44:11.726 136.908 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Lee Bentham Lee Bentham Alexandre Tagliani
13 Houston Texas October 4, 1998 30 2.4574011=73.722033 km 0'41:26.827 106.722 km/h Anthony Lazzaro Alexandre Tagliani Anthony Lazzaro David Rutledge

Note:

Race 3 stopped earlier due to rain, originally scheduled over 50 laps.

Final points standings[edit]

Driver[edit]

For every race the points were awarded: 20 points to the winner, 16 for runner-up, 14 for third place, 12 for fourth place, 11 for fifth place, winding down to 1 point for 15th place. Lower placed drivers did not award points. Additional points were awarded to the pole winner (1 point) and to the driver leading the most laps (1 point). C2-class drivers were not able to score points in the main class.

Place Name Country Team Chassis Total Points United States United States United States United States Canada United States Canada Canada United States United States Canada United States United States
1 Lee Bentham  Canada Forsythe Racing Ralt 163 - 10 11
Forsythe Racing Swift 16 21 11 17 14 21 - 10 18 14
2 Andrew Bordin  Canada BDJS Ralt 139 16 16 16 11 11 6 11
BDJS Swift - 11 - 20 9 12
3 Memo Gidley  United States Lynx Racing Ralt 134 21 12 20 21 -
Lynx Racing Swift 2 10 12 - 16 9 - 11
4 Anthony Lazzaro  United States PPI Motorsports Swift 133 - - 15 10 6 16 - 16 7 22 - 20 21
5 Alexandre Tagliani  Canada Forsythe Racing Ralt 130 6
Forsythe Racing Swift - 6 14 17 12 21 22 1 2 - 12 17
6 Matt Sielsky  United States D&L Racing Ralt 109 - 14 9 12 12
D&L Racing Swift 6 12 8 14 - 15 - 7
7 Buddy Rice  United States Lynx Racing Ralt 108 3 22 12 5 14
Lynx Racing Swift 14 - - 16 - 11 11 -
8 Kenny Wilden  Canada Shank Racing Swift 92 8 - - - 10 20 14 9 - 14 3 14 -
9 David Rutledge  Canada Binder Racing Ralt 70 - 11
Binder Racing Swift 7 8 4 2 5 3 4 8 - 8 10
10 Rob MacDonald  Canada P-1 Racing Swift 62 3 - - 7 8 - 9 2 9 9 12 3 -
11 Rino Mastronardi  Italy Condor Motorsports Swift 56 - - - - - - 11 7 12 - 16 10 -
12 David Pook  United States Hylton Motorsports Swift 51 - 9 10 - - 9 - 6 10 7 - - -
13 Derek Hill  United States P-1 Racing Swift 47 12 - - 6 - 7 4 - 6 11 1 - -
14 Mike Conte  United States World Speed Motorsports Swift 41 - 3 - - - 10 6 7 -
World Speed Motorsports Ralt 8 5 2 -
15 Case Montgomery  United States Condor Motorsports Swift 39 5 5 8 4 - 10 - 1 - - - - 6
16 Michael David  United States PDR Enterprises Ralt 37 10 6 - - 9 - - 5 2 - 5 - -
17 Andrea Delorenzi  Italy RDS Motorsports Ralt 35 14 1 - 1 5 - - - -
RDS Motorsports Swift 4 8 2 -
18 Jeff Shafer  United States PPI Motorsports Swift 32 - - - 9 - - - 10 - 12 1 - -
19 Masaoki Nagashima  Japan PPI Motorsports Swift 31 - - 3 - 7 8 - - 8 - - 5 -
20 Eric Lang  United States D&L Racing Swift 29 9 - 6 - 4 3
D&L Racing Ralt 2 - - - 5 - -
21 John Rutherford  United States Shank Racing Swift 21 4 3 2 - - - - - 5 - 7 - -
22 Robert Sollenskog  Sweden BRS Motorsports Swift 21 - - - 3 3 - 7 - 3 5 - - -
23 Jean-François Dumoulin  Canada Team Scalzo Ralt 12 - - - - - - 8 4 - - - - -
24 Steve Imhoff  United States Hammerhead Racing Ralt 11 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
25 Mark Tague  United States World Speed Motorsports Ralt 11 - 7 4 - - - - - - - - - -
26 Cam Binder  Canada Binder Racing Swift 11 - - - - - - - - - - - 6 5
27 Nicolas Rondet  France World Speed Motorsports Swift 9 - - - - - - - - - - - - 9
28 Ted Sahley  United States Olsson Engineering Ralt 9 - 4 1 - - 4 - - - - - - -
29 Steve Cameron  New Zealand Lynx Racing Swift 8 - - - - - - - - - - - - 8
30 Bob Siska  United States RJS Motorsport Ralt 7 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
31 Joe Sposato  United States Sposato Motor Racing Ralt 6 - - - - 2 - - - 1 - - 1 2
32 Luc Lesage  Canada ? Ralt 5 - - - - - - 3 - - - 2 - -
33 Rennie Clayton  United States RPS Motorsport Ralt 4 - - - - - - - - - - 4 - -
John Brooks  United States BBGP Racing Ralt 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - 4
35 Steve Forrer  United States Forrer Racing Ralt 3 - - - - - - - - - 3 - - -
36 Sergi Szortyka  United States J&J Racing Ralt 2 - - - - - - 2 - - - - - -
37 Zak Brown  United States Active Motorsports Swift 2 - - - - 1 - - - - 1 - - -
38 Dan Vosloo  United States Danvo Racing Ralt 1 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bob Thomas  United States Olsson Engineering Ralt 1 - - - - - 1 - - - - - - -
Frank Allers  Canada Johnston Engineering Reynard 1 - - - - - - 1 - - - - - -
Scott Wood  United States RDS Motorsports Ralt 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - 1

Note:

Race 3 only one additional point awarded to Anthony Lazzaro, maybe because the race was abandoned.

Race 4 no additional point for the qualifying was awarded, because no session was held due to repair work on the track, starting lineup based on Friday morning practice times.

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