1998 Luxembourg
Grand Prix
Nurburgring
Germany
2.831 miles

Sept 27th 1998

Nurburgring circuit layout

Qualifying - Race - Analysis

Qualifying : Overcast and cold

1997 Pole: Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) 1m 16.602s

The Starting Grid

Michael Schumacher Ferrari GY 1m 18.561s
Eddie Irvine Ferrari GY 1m 18.907s
Mika Hakkinen McLaren-Mercedes BS 1m 18.940s
Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife BS 1m 19.048s
David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes BS 1m 19.169s
Ralf Schumacher Jordan-Mugen Honda GY 1m 19.455s
Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams-Mecachrome GY 1m 19.522s
Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife BS 1m 19.569s
Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Mecachrome GY 1m 19.631s
Damon Hill Jordan-Mugen Honda GY 1m 19.807s
Jean Alesi Sauber-Petronas GY 1m 20.493s
Rubens Barrichello Stewart-Ford BS 1m 20.530s
Johnny Herbert Sauber-Petronas GY 1m 20.650s
Jarno Trulli Prost-Peugeot BS 1m 20.709s
Olivier Panis Prost-Peugeot BS 1m 21.048s
Mika Salo TWR Arrows BS 1m 21.120s
Pedro Diniz TWR Arrows BS 1m 21.258s
Jos Verstappen Stewart-Ford BS 1m 21.501s
Tora Takagi Tyrrell-Ford GY 1m 21.525s
Shinji Nakano Minardi-Ford BS 1m 22.078s
Esteban Tuero Minardi-Ford BS 1m 22.146s
Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-Ford GY 1m 22.822s
107 % rule time: 1m 24.060s  

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Race : 67 laps - Overcast and cold

The start

1997 Winner: Jacques Villeneuve (Williams) 1h 31m 27.843s

The Result

Mika Hakkinen McLaren-Mercedes BS 1h 32m 14.789s
Michael Schumacher Ferrari GY 1h 32m 17.001s
David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes BS 1h 32m 48.953s
Eddie Irvine Ferrari GY 1h 33m 12.972s
Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams-Mecachrome GY 1h 33m 15.037s
Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife BS 1h 33m 16.149s
Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife BS 1h 33m 19.579s
Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Mecachrome GY 1 lap down
Damon Hill Jordan-Mugen Honda GY 1 lap down
Jean Alesi Sauber-Petronas GY 1 lap down
Rubens Barrichello Stewart-Ford BS 2 laps down
Olivier Panis Prost-Peugeot BS 2 laps down
Jos Verstappen Stewart-Ford BS 2 laps down
Mika Salo TWR Arrows BS 2 laps down
Shinji Nakano Minardi-Ford BS 2 laps down
Tora Takagi Tyrrell-Ford GY 2 laps down
Esteban Tuero Minardi-Ford BS 56 laps - driveshaft
Ralf Schumacher Jordan-Mugen Honda GY 53 laps - brakes
Johnny Herbert Sauber-Petronas GY 37 laps - engine
Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-Ford GY 36 laps - engine
Pedro Diniz TWR Arrows BS 6 laps - hydraulics
Jarno Trulli Prost-Peugeot BS 6 laps - gearbox

Fastest Lap :
Mika Hakkinen (McLaren) 1m 20.450s
Lap Record : 1997: Heinz-Harald Frentzen (Williams) 1m 18.805s

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