1998 Mosport Festival

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The 1998 Mosport Festival was a multi-class sports car and GT motor race held at Mosport International Raceway in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada on August 9, 1998. It was the fifth round of the 1998 Professional SportsCar Racing Championship season. The race was held over a two-hour-and-45-minute time period, during which 128 laps of the 3.9-kilometre circuit were completed for a race distance of 506.544 kilometres.

The race was won by the Dyson Racing team with drivers Butch Leitzinger and James Weaver driving a Riley & Scott Mk III-Ford. It was the 13th and final IMSA GT Championship race held at Mosport, with the championship being replaced by the American Le Mans Series in 1999.[1]

Race results[edit]

Class winners in bold.

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
1 WSC 16 Dyson Racing United States Butch Leitzinger
United Kingdom James Weaver
Riley & Scott Mk III G 128
Ford 5.0L V8
2 WSC 20 Dyson Racing United States Elliot Forbes-Robinson
United States Dorsey Schroeder
Riley & Scott Mk III G 128
Ford 5.0L V8
3 GT1 4 Panoz Motorsports Australia David Brabham
United Kingdom Andy Wallace
Panoz GTR-1 M 127
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
4 GT1 5 Panoz Motorsports France Éric Bernard
Brazil Raul Boesel
Panoz GTR-1 M 127
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
5 WSC 27 Doran Enterprises, Inc. Belgium Didier Theys
Switzerland Fredy Lienhard
Ferrari 333 SP Y 126
Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12
6 WSC 7 Doyle-Risi Racing South Africa Wayne Taylor
Belgium Eric van de Poele
Ferrari 333 SP P 123
Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12
7 WSC 28 Intersport Racing United States Jon Field
Canada Jacek Mucha
Riley & Scott Mk III G 119
Ford 5.0L V8
8 WSC 63 Downing Atlanta United States A.J. Smith
United States Jim Downing
Kudzu DLM-4 G 119
Mazda R26B 2.6L 4-Rotor
9 GT3 10 Prototype Technology Group United States Bill Auberlen
United States Mark Simo
BMW M3 Y 112
BMW 3.2L I6
10 GT3 1 Prototype Technology Group Canada Ross Bentley
United States Peter Cunningham
BMW M3 Y 111
BMW 3.2L I6
11 GT2 6 Prototype Technology Group Belgium Marc Duez
Canada Ross Bentley
BMW M3 Y 111
BMW 3.2L I6
12 GT2 99 Shumacher Racing United States Larry Schumacher
United States John O'Steen
United Kingdom Andy Pilgrim
Porsche 911 GT2 P 110
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT2 04 C.J. Motorsports United States John Morton
Canada John Graham
Porsche 911 GT2 G 110
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
14 GT3 23 Alex Job Racing United States Cort Wagner
United States Darryl Havens
Porsche 964 Carrera RSR P 102
Porsche 3.8L Flat-6
GT2 00 David Friedman United States David Friedman
United States Nick Longhi
Porsche 993 Carrera RSR G 53
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT3 22 Alex Job Racing United States Darryl Havens
United States Cort Wagner
Porsche 911 Carrera RSR P -
Porsche 3.8L Flat-6



  1. ^ "Mosport Visteon Panoz Race Report". Motorsport.com. August 9, 1998. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Mosport Festival". Racing Sports Cars. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Mosport Festival". Ultimate Racing History. Retrieved 2013-05-29.