1998 Budweiser 500k

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Japan 1998 Budweiser 500k
Race details
Race 2 of 19 in the 1998 CART season
Twin Ring Motegi map.svg
Layout of the track
Date March 28, 1998
Official name Budweiser 500k
Location Twin Ring Motegi, Motegi, Japan
Course Permanent racing facility
1.520 mi / 2.493 km
Distance 201 laps
311.3 mi / 500.988 km
Pole position
Driver Jimmy Vasser (Chip Ganassi Racing)
Time No time trials
Podium
First Adrián Fernández (Patrick Racing)
Second Al Unser, Jr. (Marlboro Team Penske)
Third Gil de Ferran (Walker Racing)

The 1998 Budweiser 500K was a CART race that took place at the Twin Ring Motegi in Motegi, Japan on March 28, 1998. It was the 2nd round of the 1998 CART season.

Race results[edit]

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 40 Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing 201 1:57:12.016 2 21
2 2 Al Unser, Jr. Team Penske 201 +1.086 15 16
3 5 Gil de Ferran Walker Racing 201 +5.388 3 14
4 99 Greg Moore Forsythe Racing 201 +7.923 5 12
5 26 Paul Tracy Team Green 201 +8.150 16 10
6 21 Tony Kanaan Tasman Motorsports Group 200 +1 Lap 10 8
7 12 Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing 200 +1 Lap 1 6
8 27 Dario Franchitti Team Green 200 +1 Lap 6 5
9 3 André Ribeiro Team Penske 199 +2 Lap 8 4
10 18 Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Group 199 +2 Laps 7 3
11 16 Hélio Castro-Neves Bettenhausen Racing 198 +3 Laps 26 2
12 34 Gualter Salles Payton/Coyne Racing 198 +3 Laps 13 1
13 25 Max Papis Arciero-Wells Racing 197 +4 Laps 23
14 6 Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 195 +6 Laps 14
15 77 Arnd Meier Davis Racing 195 +6 Laps 27
16 24 Hiro Matsushita Arciero-Wells Racing 188 +13 Laps 30
17 7 Bobby Rahal Team Rahal 185 Contact 17
18 43 Hideshi Matsuda Della Penna Motorsports 185 +16 Laps 25
19 33 Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 163 Wheel Bearing 20
20 17 Mauricio Gugelmin PacWest Racing Group 147 Wheel Bearing 11
21 20 Scott Pruett Patrick Racing 146 Engine 12
22 19 Michel Jourdain, Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing 121 Engine 24
23 1 Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing 118 Contact 4
24 36 Alex Barron All American Racing 108 Transmission 28
25 11 Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Hass Racing 98 Engine 19
26 15 Roberto Moreno Project Indy 86 Transmission 22
27 10 Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 74 Engine 21
28 8 Bryan Herta Team Rahal 49 Clutch 9
29 9 J.J. Lehto Hogan Racing 45 Electrical 18
30 98 P.J. Jones All American Racing 16 Oil Leak 29
Source:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Budweiser 500K". ChampCarStats.com. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1998 Budweiser 500K". Racing-Reference. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 


Previous race:
1998 Marlboro Grand Prix of Miami
CART Indycar World Series
1998 season
Next race:
1998 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
Previous race:
1966 Fuji 200
Budweiser 500k Next race:
1999 Firestone Firehawk 500K