1998 Season

 

Williams

 

Model: FW20
Engine: Mecachrome RS9B 3.0 V10
Tyres: Goodyear

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
1 Jacques Villeneuve 1-16    
2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 1-16    

 

Official Testdriver: Juan-Pablo Montoya
Driver Tests: Soheil Arayi
  Nicolas Minassian
  Max Wilson

Ferrari

 

Model: F 300
Engine: 3000 Ferrari (Type 047) 3.0 V10 80º
Tyres: Goodyear

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
3 Michael Schumacher 1-16    
4 Eddie Irvine 1-16    

 

Official Testdriver: Luca Badoer

Benetton

 

Model: B198
Engine: Playlife RS9B 3.0 V10 *
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
5 Giancarlo Fisichella 1-16    
6 Alexander Wurz 1-16    

 

* This engine is a relabeled Mecachrome RS9B

McLaren

 

Model: MP4/13
Engine: Mercedes F0110G 3.0 V10 72º
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
7 David Coulthard 1-16    
8 Mika Häkkinen 1-16    

 

Testdrivers: Nick Heidfeld
  Ricardo Zonta

Jordan

 

Model: 198
Engine: Mugen Honda MF301H-C 3.0 V10
Tyres: Goodyear

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
9 Damon Hill 1-16    
10 Ralf Schumacher 1-16    

 

Official Testdriver: Pedro de la Rosa

Prost

 

Model: AP01
Engine: Peugeot A16 3.0 V10
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
11 Olivier Panis 1-16    
12 Jarno Trulli 1-16    

Sauber

 

Model: C17
Engine: Petronas SPE 01D 3.0 V10 75º *
Tyres: Goodyear

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
14 Jean Alesi 1-16    
15 Johnny Herbert 1-16    

 

Official Testdriver: Jörg Müller

 

* Evolution from the 1997 3000 Ferrari (Type 046/2) 3.0 V10 75º engine

Arrows

 

Model: A19
Engine: Arrows F1 3.0 V10
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

CarNo.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
16 Pedro Diniz 1-16    
17 Mika Salo 1-16    

Stewart

 

Model: SF2
Engine: Ford VJ Zetec-R 3.0 V10 72º
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
18 Rubens Barrichello 1-16    
19 Jan Magnussen 1-7    
  Jos Verstappen 8-16    

Tyrrell

 

Model: 026
Engine: Ford JD Zetec-R 3.0 V10 72º
Tyres: Goodyear

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
20 Ricardo Rosset 1-16 5,6,12,16 11
21 Toranosuke Takagi 1-16    

Minardi

 

Model: M198
Engine: Ford JD Zetec-R 3.0 V10 72º
Tyres: Bridgestone

 

Car no.: Driver: Race Entries: Did not Qualify: Did not Start:
22 Shinji Nakano 1-16    
23 Esteban Tuero 1-16    

 

Pre-season Testing: Luca Badoer
Driver Tests: Tom Kristensen
  Olivier Martini
  Laurent Redon

Race Schedule:

Race No. Grand Prix Name GP Location Winners
1 GP Australia Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit (Melbourne), Australia Mika Häkkinen
2 GP Brazil Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (Interlagos), Brazil Mika Häkkinen
3 GP Argentina Autodromo Municipal De La Cuidad De Buenos Aires, Argentina Michael Schumacher
4 GP San Marino Autodromo Enzo & Dino Ferrari (Imola), Italy David Coulthard
5 GP Spain Circuit de Catalunya (Barcelona), Spain Mika Häkkinen
6 GP Monaco Circuit de Monaco (Monte Carlo), Monaco Mika Häkkinen
7 GP Canada Circuit Gilles Villeneuve (Montreal), Canada Michael Schumacher
8 GP France Circuit Nevers Magny Cours, France Michael Schumacher
9 GP Great Britain Silverstone Circuit, Great Britain Michael Schumacher
10 GP Austria A1-Ring, Austria Mika Häkkinen
11 GP Germany Hockenheim, Germany Mika Häkkinen
12 GP Hungary Hungaroring, Hungary Michael Schumacher
13 GP Belgium Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium Damon Hill
14 GP Italy Autodromo Nazionale di Monza, Italy Michael Schumacher
15 GP Luxembourg Nürburgring, Germany Mika Häkkinen
16 GP Japan Suzuka Circuit, Japan Mika Häkkinen

 


 

1998 Drivers Championship
Pos. Driver Pts. Team Tyres
1. Mika Häkkinen 100 McLaren Bridgestone
2. Michael Schumacher 86 Ferrari Goodyear
3. David Coulthard 56 McLaren Bridgestone
4. Eddie Irvine 47 Ferrari Goodyear
5. Jacques Villeneuve 21 Williams Goodyear
6. Damon Hill 20 Jordan Goodyear
7. Heinz-Harald Frentzen 17 Williams Goodyear
-. Alexander Wurz 17 Benetton Bridgestone
9. Giancarlo Fisichella 16 Benetton Bridgestone
10. Ralf Schumacher 14 Jordan Goodyear
11. Jean Alesi 9 Sauber Goodyear
12. Rubens Barrichello 4 Stewart Bridgestone
13. Pedro Diniz 3 Arrows Bridgestone
--. Mika Salo 3 Arrows Bridgestone
15. Johnny Herbert 1 Sauber Goodyear
--. Jan Magnussen 1 Stewart Bridgestone
--. Jarno Trulli 1 Prost Bridgestone
 
  No Points:    
  Shinji Nakano   Minardi  
  Olivier Panis   Prost  
  Ricardo Rosset   Tyrrell  
  Toranosuke Takagi   Tyrrell  
  Esteban Tuero   Minardi  
  Jos Verstappen   Stewart  

 

 

1998 Constructors Championship
Pos. Team Engine Pts. Tyres
1. McLaren Mercedes 156 Bridgestone
2. Ferrari   133 Goodyear
3. Williams Mecachrome 38 Goodyear
4. Jordan Mugen Honda 34 Goodyear
5. Benetton Playlife 33 Bridgestone
6. Sauber Petronas 10 Goodyear
7. Arrows   6 Bridgestone
8. Stewart Ford Zetec-R (v98) 5 Bridgestone
9. Prost Peugeot 1 Bridgestone
 
  No Points:    
  Minardi Ford Zetec-R (v97)    
  Tyrrell Ford Zetec-R (v97)    

 

The Tyre War
Pos. Manufacturor Pts.
1. Goodyear 215
2. Bridgestone 201

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