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1998 Argentine Grand Prix

Round
3/16
Date
Apr 12, 1998 at 00:00
Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:48:36.175 2nd 72 10
2 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren +22.899 3rd 72 6
3 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari +57.745 4th 72 4
4 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton +1:08.134 8th 72 3
5 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber +1:18.286 11th 72 2
6 #7 David Coulthard McLaren +1:19.751 1st 72 1
7 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton +1:28.438 10th 72
8 #9 Damon Hill Jordan +1 lap 9th 71
9 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams +1 lap 6th 71
10 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart +2 laps 14th 70
11 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost +2 laps 16th 70
12 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell +2 laps 13th 70
13 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi +3 laps 19th 69
14 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell +4 laps 21st 68
15 #11 Olivier Panis Prost Engine 15th 65
DNF #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi Spun off 20th 63
DNF #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams Collision 7th 52
DNF #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber Collision 12th 46
DNF #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan Suspension 5th 22
DNF #17 Mika Salo Arrows Gearbox 17th 18
DNF #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart Transmission 22nd 17
DNF #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows Gearbox 18th 13
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:47.594 13
2 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:48.025 +0.431 12
3 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:48.501 +0.907 12
4 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:49.030 +1.436 11
5 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:49.046 +1.452 12
6 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:49.224 +1.630 13
7 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:49.314 +1.720 13
8 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:49.435 +1.841 11
9 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:49.568 +1.974 11
10 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:49.673 +2.079 13
11 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:49.735 +2.141 11
12 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:50.607 +3.013 11
13 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:51.150 +3.556 11
14 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:51.159 +3.565 10
15 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:51.240 +3.646 10
16 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:51.257 +3.663 12
17 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:52.048 +4.454 12
18 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:52.483 +4.889 11
19 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:52.824 +5.230 8
20 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:53.166 +5.572 11
21 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:53.294 +5.700 4
22 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 9:19.807 +7:32.213 3
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:25.852 12
2 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:26.251 +0.399 12
3 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:26.632 +0.780 12
4 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:26.780 +0.928 11
5 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:26.827 +0.975 12
6 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:26.876 +1.024 12
7 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:26.941 +1.089 12
8 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:27.198 +1.346 12
9 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:27.483 +1.631 12
10 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:27.836 +1.984 12
11 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:27.839 +1.987 11
12 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:28.016 +2.164 11
13 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:28.811 +2.959 12
14 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:29.249 +3.397 12
15 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:29.320 +3.468 12
16 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:29.352 +3.500 10
17 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:29.617 +3.765 12
18 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:30.022 +4.170 11
19 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:30.054 +4.202 12
20 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:30.158 +4.306 12
21 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:30.437 +4.585 12
22 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:31.178 +5.326 11
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:27.737 20
2 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:28.289 +0.552 19
3 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:28.347 +0.610 30
4 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:28.501 +0.764 24
5 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:28.701 +0.964 32
6 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:28.987 +1.250 30
7 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:29.151 +1.414 30
8 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:29.614 +1.877 29
9 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:29.633 +1.896 30
10 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:29.781 +2.044 36
11 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:29.842 +2.105 16
12 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:30.402 +2.665 28
13 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:30.432 +2.695 18
14 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:30.722 +2.985 24
15 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:30.808 +3.071 19
16 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:31.283 +3.546 21
17 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:31.509 +3.772 28
18 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:31.975 +4.238 26
19 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:32.563 +4.826 14
20 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:32.883 +5.146 28
21 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:33.299 +5.562 24
22 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:33.675 +5.938 21
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:28.130 16
2 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:29.114 +0.984 22
3 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:29.488 +1.358 15
4 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:29.610 +1.480 20
5 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:29.781 +1.651 29
6 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:29.845 +1.715 24
7 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:30.054 +1.924 27
8 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:30.317 +2.187 16
9 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:30.645 +2.515 35
10 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:30.859 +2.729 14
11 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:30.963 +2.833 22
12 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:31.081 +2.951 16
13 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:31.297 +3.167 16
14 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:31.428 +3.298 24
15 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:31.727 +3.597 20
16 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:31.761 +3.631 25
17 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:31.850 +3.720 23
18 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:32.257 +4.127 22
19 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:32.660 +4.530 18
20 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:33.390 +5.260 19
21 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:33.731 +5.601 18
22 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:34.829 +6.699 18
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:28.179 39
2 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:28.261 +0.082 32
3 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:28.272 +0.093 23
4 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:28.468 +0.289 57
5 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:28.507 +0.328 69
6 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:28.933 +0.754 27
7 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:29.000 +0.821 44
8 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:29.201 +1.022 57
9 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:29.310 +1.131 46
10 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:29.592 +1.413 37
11 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:29.694 +1.515 35
12 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:29.857 +1.678 30
13 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:30.408 +2.229 36
14 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:30.876 +2.697 25
15 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:30.992 +2.813 27
16 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:31.057 +2.878 41
17 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:31.168 +2.989 36
18 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:31.541 +3.362 17
19 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:32.519 +4.340 12
20 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:32.808 +4.629 16
21 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:33.091 +4.912 42
22 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:33.350 +5.171 8

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 2 3 26
2 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1 2 14 -12
3 David Coulthard McLaren 0 2 13 -13
4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 0 1 7 -19
5 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 0 1 6 -20
6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 0 0 6 -20
7 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 0 0 2 -24
8 Jean Alesi Sauber 0 0 2 -24
9 Johnny Herbert Sauber 0 0 1 -25
10 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 0 0 1 -25
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 McLaren Mercedes 2 5 39
2 Ferrari Ferrari 1 3 21 -18
3 Williams Mecachrome 0 1 8 -31
4 Benetton Playlife 0 0 7 -32
5 Sauber Petronas 0 0 3 -36

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1996 #5 Damon Hill Jacques Villeneuve Jean Alesi 1:29.413 - Jean Alesi Damon Hill
1995 #5 Damon Hill Jean Alesi Michael Schumacher 1:30.522 - Michael Schumacher David Coulthard
1981 #5 Nelson Piquet Carlos Reutemann Alain Prost 1:45.287 - Nelson Piquet Nelson Piquet
1980 #27 Alan Jones Nelson Piquet Keke Rosberg 1:50.450 - Alan Jones Alan Jones
1979 #26 Jacques Laffite Carlos Reutemann John Watson 1:46.910 - Jacques Laffite Jacques Laffite
1978 #5 Mario Andretti Niki Lauda Patrick Depailler 1:49.760 - Gilles Villeneuve Mario Andretti
1977 #20 Jody Scheckter Carlos Pace Carlos Reutemann 1:51.060 - James Hunt James Hunt
1975 #1 Emerson Fittipaldi James Hunt Carlos Reutemann 1:50.910 - James Hunt Jean-Pierre Jarier
1974 #6 Denny Hulme Niki Lauda Clay Regazzoni 1:52.100 - Clay Regazzoni Ronnie Peterson
1973 #2 Emerson Fittipaldi François Cevert Jackie Stewart 1:11.220 - Emerson Fittipaldi Clay Regazzoni
1972 #21 Jackie Stewart Denny Hulme Jacky Ickx 1:13.660 - Jackie Stewart Carlos Reutemann
1960 #16 Bruce McLaren Cliff Allison Maurice Trintignant 1:38.900 - Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
1958 #14 Stirling Moss Luigi Musso Mike Hawthorn 1:41.800 - Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
1957 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio Jean Behra Carlos Menditéguy 1:44.700 - Stirling Moss Stirling Moss
1956 #34 Luigi Musso Jean Behra Mike Hawthorn 1:45.300 - Juan Manuel Fangio Juan Manuel Fangio
1955 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio José Froilán González Nino Farina 1:48.300 - Juan Manuel Fangio José Froilán González
1954 #2 Juan Manuel Fangio Nino Farina José Froilán González 1:48.200 - José Froilán González Nino Farina
1953 #10 Alberto Ascari Luigi Villoresi José Froilán González 1:48.400 - Alberto Ascari Alberto Ascari
The 1998 Argentine Grand Prix started Apr 12, 1998 on Autódromo Juan y Oscar Gálvez in Buenos Aires, Argentina. David Coulthard started from pole position with Michael Schumacher next to him. Mika Häkkinen started from third place.

In 1 hour, 48 minutes and 36 seconds Michael Schumacher finished the race in first place.The podium was completed with Mika Häkkinen in second and Eddie Irvine in third place.

After the 1998 Argentine Grand Prix, Mika Häkkinen is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 26 points. Häkkinen is 12 points ahead of Michael Schumacher.