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The 1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix (formally the VI Großer Warsteiner Preis von Luxemburg) was a Formula One motor race held at the Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany on September 27, 1998. It was the fifteenth and the penultimate race of the 1998 season. The race, contested over 67 laps, was won by Mika Häkkinen driving for the McLaren team. Michael Schumacher finished second driving a Ferrari car, with David Coulthard third in the other McLaren.

BackgroundEdit


Entry listEdit

No. Driver Entrant Constructor Chassis Engine Model Tyre
1 Canada Jacques Villeneuve United Kingdom Winfield Williams Williams FW20 Mecachrome GC37-01 V10 3.0 G
2 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen United Kingdom Winfield Williams Williams FW20 Mecachrome GC37-01 V10 3.0 G
3 Germany Michael Schumacher Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F300 Ferrari 047 V10 3.0 G
4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Italy Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari F300 Ferrari 047 V10 3.0 G
5 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Italy Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton B198 Playlife GC37-01 V10 3.0 B
6 Austria Alexander Wurz Italy Mild Seven Benetton Playlife Benetton B198 Playlife GC37-01 V10 3.0 B
7 United Kingdom David Coulthard United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4/13 Mercedes FO 110G V10 3.0 B
8 Finland Mika Häkkinen United Kingdom West McLaren Mercedes McLaren MP4/13 Mercedes FO 110G V10 3.0 B
9 United Kingdom Damon Hill Ireland Benson and Hedges Jordan Jordan 198 Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC V10 3.0 G
10 Germany Ralf Schumacher Ireland Benson and Hedges Jordan Jordan 198 Mugen-Honda MF-301 HC V10 3.0 G
11 France Olivier Panis France Gauloises Prost Peugeot Prost AP01 Peugeot A16 V10 3.0 B
12 Italy Jarno Trulli France Gauloises Prost Peugeot Prost AP01 Peugeot A16 V10 3.0 B
14 France Jean Alesi Switzerland Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber C17 Petronas SPE-01D V10 3.0 G
15 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Switzerland Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber C17 Petronas SPE-01D V10 3.0 G
16 Brazil Pedro Diniz United Kingdom Danka Zepter Arrows Arrows A19 Arrows T2-F1 V10 3.0 B
17 Finland Mika Salo United Kingdom Danka Zepter Arrows Arrows A19 Arrows T2-F1 V10 3.0 B
18 Brazil Rubens Barrichello United Kingdom HSBC Stewart Ford Stewart SF02 Ford Cosworth VJ Zetec-R V10 3.0 B
19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen United Kingdom HSBC Stewart Ford Stewart SF02 Ford Cosworth VJ Zetec-R V10 3.0 B
20 Brazil Ricardo Rosset United Kingdom PIAA Tyrrell Ford Tyrrell 026 Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0 G
21 Japan Toranosuke Takagi United Kingdom PIAA Tyrrell Ford Tyrrell 026 Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0 G
22 Japan Shinji Nakano Italy Fondmetal Minardi Team Minardi M198 Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0 B
23 Argentina Esteban Tuero Italy Fondmetal Minardi Team Minardi M198 Ford Cosworth JD Zetec-R V10 3.0 B

Practice OverviewEdit

QualifyingEdit

Q1Edit

Q2Edit

Q3Edit

Qualifying ResultsEdit

Pos Pos
Driver Driver
______________
Row 1 ______________ 1
2 Michael Schumacher
Eddie Irvine ______________
Row 2 ______________ 3
4 Mika Häkkinen
Giancarlo Fisichella ______________
Row 3 ______________ 5
6 David Coulthard
Ralf Schumacher ______________
Row 4 ______________ 7
8 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Alexander Wurz ______________
Row 5 ______________ 9
10 Jacques Villeneuve
Damon Hill ______________
Row 6 ______________ 11
12 Jean Alesi
Rubens Barrichello ______________
Row 7 ______________ 13
14 Johnny Herbert
Jarno Trulli ______________
Row 8 ______________ 15
16 Olivier Panis
Mika Salo ______________
Row 9 ______________ 17
18 Pedro Diniz
Jos Verstappen ______________
Row 10 ______________ 19
20 Toranosuke Takagi
Shinji Nakano ______________
Row 11 ______________ 21
22 Ricardo Rosset
Esteban Tuero ______________

RaceEdit

ResultsEdit

Pos No. Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 8 Finland Mika Häkkinen McLaren-Mercedes 67 1:32:14.789 3 10
2 3 Germany Michael Schumacher Ferrari 67 + 2.211 1 6
3 7 United Kingdom David Coulthard McLaren-Mercedes 67 + 34.163 5 4
4 4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine Ferrari 67 + 58.182 2 3
5 2 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams-Mecachrome 67 + 1:00.247 7 2
6 5 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton-Playlife 67 + 1:01.359 4 1
7 6 Austria Alexander Wurz Benetton-Playlife 67 + 1:04.789 8
8 1 Canada Jacques Villeneuve Williams-Mecachrome 66 + 1 Lap 9
9 9 United Kingdom Damon Hill Jordan-Mugen-Honda 66 + 1 Lap 10
10 14 France Jean Alesi Sauber-Petronas 66 + 1 Lap 11
11 18 Brazil Rubens Barrichello Stewart-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 12
12 11 France Olivier Panis Prost-Peugeot 65 + 2 Laps 15
13 19 Netherlands Jos Verstappen Stewart-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 18
14 17 Finland Mika Salo Arrows 65 + 2 Laps 16
15 22 Japan Shinji Nakano Minardi-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 20
16 21 Japan Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell-Ford 65 + 2 Laps 19
Ret 23 Argentina Esteban Tuero Minardi-Ford 56 Engine 21
Ret 10 Germany Ralf Schumacher Jordan-Mugen-Honda 53 Brakes 6
Ret 15 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert Sauber-Petronas 37 Engine 13
Ret 20 Brazil Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell-Ford 36 Engine 22
Ret 12 Italy Jarno Trulli Prost-Peugeot 6 Transmission 14
Ret 16 Brazil Pedro Diniz Arrows 6 Hydraulics 17

MilestonesEdit

Standings after raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Finland Mika Häkkinen 90
2 Germany Michael Schumacher 86
3 United Kingdom David Coulthard 52
4 United Kingdom Eddie Irvine 41
5 Canada Jacques Villeneuve 20
6 United Kingdom Damon Hill 17
7 Austria Alexander Wurz 17
8 Italy Giancarlo Fisichella 16
9 Germany Heinz-Harald Frentzen 15
10 Germany Ralf Schumacher 14
11 France Jean Alesi 9
12 Brazil Rubens Barrichello 4
13 Finland Mika Salo 3
14 Brazil Pedro Diniz 3
15 United Kingdom Johnny Herbert 1
16 Italy Jarno Trulli 1
17 Denmark Jan Magnussen 1
18 Japan Shinji Nakano 0
19 Argentina Esteban Tuero 0
20 Brazil Ricardo Rosset 0
21 Japan Toranosuke Takagi 0
22 France Olivier Panis 0
23 Netherlands Jos Verstappen 0
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 United Kingdom McLaren-Mercedes 142
2 Italy Ferrari 127
3 United Kingdom Williams-Mecachrome 35
4 Italy Benetton-Playlife 33
5 Ireland Jordan-Mugen-Honda 31
6 Switzerland Sauber-Petronas 10
7 United Kingdom Arrows 6
8 United Kingdom Stewart-Ford 5
9 France Prost-Peugeot 1
10 Italy Minardi-Ford 0
11 United Kingdom Tyrrell-Ford 0

NotesEdit

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V T E 1998 Formula One Season
Teams Williams • Ferrari • Benetton • McLaren • Jordan • Prost • Sauber • Arrows • Stewart • Tyrrell • Minardi
Engines Arrows • Ferrari • Ford • Mecachrome • Mercedes • Mugen-Honda • Petronas • Peugeot • Playlife
Drivers Villeneuve • 2 Frentzen • 3 M. Schumacher • 4 Irvine • 5 Fisichella • 6 Wurz • 7 Coulthard • 8 Häkkinen • 9 Hill • 10 R. Schumacher • 11 Panis • 12 Trulli • 14 Alesi • 15 Herbert • 16 Diniz • 17 Salo • 18 Barrichello • 19 Magnussen • 19 Verstappen • 20 Rosset • 21 Takagi • 22 Nakano • 23 Tuero
Other Drivers Badoer • De la Rosa • Heidfeld • Kristensen • Montoya • Zonta
Cars McLaren MP4/13 • Ferrari F300 • Williams FW20 • Jordan 198 • Benetton B198 • Sauber C17 • Arrows A19 • Stewart SF02 • Prost AP01 • Minardi M198 • Tyrrell 026
Tyres Goodyear • Bridgestone
Races Australia • Brazil • Argentina • San Marino • Spain • Monaco • Canada • France • Britain • Austria • Germany • Hungary • Belgium • Italy • Luxembourg • Japan
See also 1997 Formula One Season • 1999 Formula One Season • Category

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