1998 Macau Grand Prix

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Race details
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Date 22 November 1998
Location Guia Circuit, Macau
Course Temporary street circuit
6.120 km (3.803 mi)
Distance Qualifying Race
15 laps, 73.44 km (45.63 mi)
Main Race
30 laps, 165.27 km (102.69 mi)
Qualifying Race
Driver Austria Robert Lechner GM-DSF-F3 Team
Time 2:15.962
Fastest Lap
Driver United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck TOM'S
Time 2:15.727
First Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Promatecme
Second Austria Robert Lechner GM-DSF-F3 Team
Third United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck TOM'S
Main Race
Driver Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Promatecme
Fastest Lap
Driver Belgium Bas Leinders Van Amersfoort Racing
Time 2:14.491
First United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck TOM'S
Second Brazil Ricardo Mauricio Paul Stewart Racing
Third Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Promatecme

The 1998 Macau Grand Prix Formula Three was the 45th Macau Grand Prix race to be held on the streets of Macau on 22 November 1998. It was the fifteenth edition for Formula Three cars. Peter Dumbreck of the TOM'S team won the two-leg aggregate 30-lap race by three-thousands of a second (about 12 cm (120 mm)) over Paul Stewart Racing driver Ricardo Maurício, the closest margin of victory in the history of the Macau Grand Prix and one of the closest in motor racing history.[1][2]

Entry list[edit]

Team No Driver Vehicle Engine
France Graff Racing 1 France David Terrien Dallara 396 Opel
Netherlands Van Amersfoort Racing 2 Belgium Bas Leinders Dallara 398 Opel
3 Netherlands Christijan Albers
Japan TOM'S 5 United Kingdom Peter Dumbreck Dallara 398 Toyota
6 Japan Shingo Tachi
Italy EF Project 7 Italy Michele Gasparini Dallara 397 Fiat
France Promatecme 8 Brazil Enrique Bernoldi Dallara 398 Renault
Italy Team Ghinzani 9 Italy Paolo Montin [sv] Dallara 397 Fiat
Japan Toda Racing 10 Japan Hiroki Katoh [ja] Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda
France ASM Formule 3 11 Belgium David Saelens Dallara 396 Renault
12 France Sebastien Dumez
United Kingdom Paul Stewart Racing 15 Brazil Luciano Burti Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda
16 Brazil Ricardo Mauricio
Germany GM-DSF-F3 Team 17 Austria Robert Lechner Dallara 397 Opel
18 Sweden Peter Sundberg
Italy Prema Powerteam 19 Macau Andre Couto Dallara 397 Opel
20 Netherlands Donny Crevels
France La Filiere 21 France Franck Montagny Martini MK73 Opel
22 Switzerland Marcel Fässler
23 France Sébastien Bourdais
United Kingdom Rowan Racing 25 United Kingdom Martin O'Connell Dallara 398 Toyota
United Kingdom Speedsport F3 Racing Team 26 United Kingdom Darren Manning Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda
United Kingdom Fortec Motorsports 27 Denmark Kristian Kolby Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda
28 Australia Andrej Pavicevic
Germany MKL F3 Racing 29 Germany Lucas Luhr Dallara 397 Opel
United Kingdom Carlin 30 India Narain Karthikeyan Dallara 397 Mugen-Honda
United Kingdom Alan Docking Racing 31 Malaysia Alex Yoong Dallara 397 Mugen-Honda
France Signature 32 Portugal Tiago Monteiro Dallara 396 Fiat
Japan Speed Master Skill Speed 33 Japan Daisuke Itoh Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda
Japan Nakajima Honda 64 Japan Tsugio Matsuda Dallara 398 Mugen-Honda

Race Results[edit]


  1. ^ MacDonald, Bruce (23 November 1998). "Macau lap records tumble as Dumbreck snatches thriller". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  2. ^ Zimmerman, Marc (24 November 1998). "Macau F-3 Grand Prix". The Auto Channel. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Macau Grand Prix 1998 - Entry List" (PDF). Macau Grand Prix. Formel 3 Guide. Retrieved 30 March 2016.

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