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1998 FIA Formula One World Championship
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Mika Hakkinen
1998 World Champion, Mika Häkkinen
Number of races 16
First race Australian Grand Prix
Last race Japanese Grand Prix
Tyre Suppliers B G
Drivers' World Championship
Champion Mika Häkkinen 100
Runner-up Michael Schumacher 86
3rd place David Coulthard 56
Constructors' World Championship
Champions McLaren-Mercedes 156
Runners-up Ferrari 133
3rd place Williams-Mecachrome 38

The 1998 Formula One Season was the 49th season of the Drivers' World Championship and the 40th season of the Constructors' Championship
It began on the March 8 in Australia and ended on the November 1 in Japan

Teams and DriversEdit

Constructor Chassis Tyre No. Driver Rounds Test/Reserve Drivers
Team Engine
Williams-Mechachrome FW20 G 1 Canada Jacques Villeneuve All Colombia Juan Pablo Montoya
Brazil Max Wilson
Brazil Aluizio Coelho
United Kingdom Winfield Williams Mechachrome GC37-01 2 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen All
Ferrari F300 G 3 Germany Michael Schumacher All Italy Luca Badoer
Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari 047 4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine All
Benetton-Playlife B198 B 5 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella All n/a
Italy Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Playlife GC37-01 6 Austria Alexander Wurz All
McLaren-Mercedes MP4-13 B 7 United Kingdom David Coulthard All Brazil Ricardo Zonta
Germany Nick Heidfeld
United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes Mercedes F0110G 8 Finland Mika Häkkinen All
Jordan-Mugen-Honda 198 G 9 United Kingdom Damon Hill All Spain Pedro de la Rosa
Japan Juichi Wakisaka
Ireland Benson & Hedges Jordan Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC 10 Germany Ralf Schumacher All
Prost-Peugeot AP01 B 11 France Olivier Panis All France Stéphane Sarrazin
France Gauloises Prost Peugeot Peugeot A16 12 Italy Jarno Trulli All
Sauber-Petronas C17 G 14 France Jean Alesi All Germany Jörg Müller
Switzerland Red Bull Sauber Petronas Petronas SPE-01D 15 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert All
Arrows A19 B 16 Brazil Pedro Diniz All France Emmanuel Collard
South Africa Stephen Watson
United Kingdom Danka Zepter Arrows Arrows T2-F1 17 Finland Mika Salo All
Stewart-Ford SF02 B 18 Brazil Rubens Barrichello All Netherlands Jos Verstappen
United Kingdom Stewart Ford Ford VJ Zetec-R 19 Denmark Jan Magnussen 1-7
19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen 8-16
Tyrrell-Ford 026 G 20 Brazil Ricardo Rosset All France Jean-Christophe Boullion
Denmark Tom Kristensen
United Kingdom Tyrrell Ford JD Zetec-R 21 Japan Toranasuke Takagi All
Minardi-Ford JD Zetec-R B 22 Japan Shinji Nakano All France Laurent Rédon
Italy Fondmetal Minardi Team Ford JD Zetec-R 23 Argentina Esteban Tuero All

Driver ChangesEdit

Team ChangesEdit

CalendarEdit

ScheduleEdit

Round Race Title Grand Prix Circuit Date
1 Qantas Australian Grand Prix AustraliaAustralian GP Australia Albert Park, Melbourne March 8
2 Grande Prêmio Marlboro do Brasil Brazil Brazilian GP Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace, São Paulo March 29
3 Gran Premio Marlboro Argentina Argentina Argentine GP Argentina Autódromo Oscar Alfredo Gálvez, Buenos Aires April 12
4 San Marino Grand Prix San Marino San Marino GP Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari, Imola April 26
5 Gran Premio Marlboro de España SpainSpanish GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya, Barcelona May 10
6 Grand Prix de Monaco MonacoMonaco GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo May 24
7 Grand Prix du Canada Canada Canadian GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal June 7
8 Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France France French GP France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours June 28
9 RAC British Grand Prix United Kingdom British GP United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone July 12
10 Grosser Preis von Österreich Austria Austrian GP Austria A1-Ring, Spielberg July 26
11 Grosser Mobil 1 Preis von Deutschland Germany German GP Germany Hockenheimring, Hockenheim August 2
12 Marlboro Magyar Nagydij Hungary Hungarian GP Hungary Hungaroring, Budapest August 16
13 Foster's Belgian Grand Prix Belgium Belgian GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Spa August 30
14 Gran Premio Campari d'Italia Italy Italian GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza, Monza September 13
15 Großer Warsteiner Preis von Luxemburg Luxembourg Luxembourg GP Germany Nürburgring, Nürburg September 27
16 Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix Japan Japanese GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka November 1
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