The 1998 Australian Grand Prix started March 8th, 1998 at 01:00 on Albert Park Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne, Australia. Mika Häkkinen started from pole position with David Coulthard next to him. Michael Schumacher started from third place.
After 1 hour, 31 minutes and 46 seconds Mika Häkkinen finished the race first. The podium was completed with David Coulthard in second and Heinz-Harald Frentzen in third place.
After the 1998 Australian Grand Prix, Mika Häkkinen is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 10 points. Häkkinen is 4 points ahead of David Coulthard.
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Date
March 8th, 1998 at 01:00
Round
1/16
Winner
Mika Häkkinen
Winning time
1:31:46.0
Pole position
Mika Häkkinen

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1
#8 Mika Häkkinen
McLaren 1:31:46.0 1 58 10
2
#7 David Coulthard
McLaren +0.702 2 58 6
3 3
#2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Williams +1 Lap 6 57 4
4 4
#4 Eddie Irvine
Ferrari +1 Lap 8 57 3
5 1
#1 Jacques Villeneuve
Williams +1 Lap 4 57 2
6 1
#15 Johnny Herbert
Sauber +1 Lap 5 57 1
7 4
#6 Alexander Wurz
Benetton +1 Lap 11 57 0
8 2
#9 Damon Hill
Jordan +1 Lap 10 57 0
9 12
#11 Olivier Panis
Prost +1 Lap 21 57 0
-
#5 Giancarlo Fisichella
Benetton DNF (Broken wing) 7 43 0
-
#14 Jean Alesi
Sauber DNF (Engine) 12 41 0
-
#12 Jarno Trulli
Prost DNF (Gearbox) 15 26 0
-
#20 Ricardo Rosset
Tyrrell DNF (Gearbox) 19 25 0
-
#17 Mika Salo
Arrows DNF (Gearbox) 16 23 0
-
#23 Esteban Tuero
Minardi DNF (Engine) 17 22 0
-
#22 Shinji Nakano
Minardi DNF (Halfshaft) 22 8 0
-
#3 Michael Schumacher
Ferrari DNF (Engine) 3 5 0
-
#16 Pedro Diniz
Arrows DNF (Gearbox) 20 2 0
-
#10 Ralf Schumacher
Jordan DNF (Collision) 9 1 0
-
#19 Jan Magnussen
Stewart DNF (Collision) 18 1 0
-
#21 Toranosuke Takagi
Tyrrell DNF (Spun off) 13 1 0
-
#18 Rubens Barrichello
Stewart DNF (Gearbox) 14 0 0
Pos Driver Car Q1 Delta
1
#8 Mika Häkkinen
McLaren 1:30.010 -
2
#7 David Coulthard
McLaren 1:30.053 +0.043
3
#3 Michael Schumacher
Ferrari 1:30.767 +0.757
4
#1 Jacques Villeneuve
Williams 1:30.919 +0.909
5
#15 Johnny Herbert
Sauber 1:31.384 +1.374
6
#2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Williams 1:31.397 +1.387
7
#5 Giancarlo Fisichella
Benetton 1:31.733 +1.723
8
#4 Eddie Irvine
Ferrari 1:31.767 +1.757
9
#10 Ralf Schumacher
Jordan 1:32.392 +2.382
10
#9 Damon Hill
Jordan 1:32.399 +2.389
11
#6 Alexander Wurz
Benetton 1:32.726 +2.716
12
#14 Jean Alesi
Sauber 1:33.240 +3.230
13
#20 Toranosuke Takagi
Tyrrell 1:33.291 +3.281
14
#18 Rubens Barrichello
Stewart 1:33.383 +3.373
15
#12 Jarno Trulli
Prost 1:33.739 +3.729
16
#17 Mika Salo
Arrows 1:33.927 +3.917
17
#23 Esteban Tuero
Minardi 1:34.646 +4.636
18
#19 Jan Magnussen
Stewart 1:34.906 +4.896
19
#20 Ricardo Rosset
Tyrrell 1:35.119 +5.109
20
#16 Pedro Diniz
Arrows 1:35.140 +5.130
21
#14 Olivier Panis
Prost 1:35.215 +5.205
22
#22 Shinji Nakano
Minardi 1:35.301 +5.291

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Mika Häkkinen
McLaren 1 1 10
2
David Coulthard
McLaren 1 6 -4
3
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Williams 1 4 -6
4
Eddie Irvine
Ferrari 3 -7
5
Jacques Villeneuve
Williams 2 -8
6
Johnny Herbert
Sauber 1 -9
7
Alexander Wurz
Benetton 0 -10
8
Damon Hill
Jordan 0 -10
9
Olivier Panis
Prost 0 -10
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 McLaren 1 2 16
2 Williams 1 6 -10
3 Ferrari 3 -13
4 Sauber 1 -15
5 Benetton 0 -16
6 Jordan 0 -16
7 Prost 0 -16

Other race results

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
2023
#1 Max Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton
Fernando Alonso
1:20.235 -
Sergio Pérez
Max Verstappen
2022
#16 Charles Leclerc
Sergio Pérez
George Russell
1:20.260 -
Charles Leclerc
Charles Leclerc
2019
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen
1:25.580 -
Valtteri Bottas
Lewis Hamilton
2018
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Kimi Räikkönen
1:25.945 -
Daniel Ricciardo
Lewis Hamilton
2017
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
1:26.538 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Lewis Hamilton
2016
#6 Nico Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel
1:28.997 -
Daniel Ricciardo
Lewis Hamilton
2015
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Sebastian Vettel
1:30.945 -
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
2014
#6 Nico Rosberg
Kevin Magnussen
Jenson Button
1:32.478 -
Nico Rosberg
Lewis Hamilton
2013
#7 Kimi Räikkönen
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
1:29.274 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Sebastian Vettel
2012
#3 Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
1:29.187 -
Jenson Button
Lewis Hamilton
2011
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
Vitaly Petrov
1:28.947 -
Felipe Massa
Sebastian Vettel
2010
#1 Jenson Button
Robert Kubica
Felipe Massa
1:28.358 -
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
2009
#22 Jenson Button
Rubens Barrichello
Jarno Trulli
1:27.706 -
Nico Rosberg
Jenson Button
2008
#22 Lewis Hamilton
Nick Heidfeld
Nico Rosberg
1:27.418 -
Heikki Kovalainen
Lewis Hamilton
2007
#6 Kimi Räikkönen
Fernando Alonso
Lewis Hamilton
1:25.235 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Kimi Räikkönen
2006
#1 Fernando Alonso
Kimi Räikkönen
Ralf Schumacher
1:26.045 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Jenson Button
2005
#6 Giancarlo Fisichella
Rubens Barrichello
Fernando Alonso
1:25.683 -
Fernando Alonso
Giancarlo Fisichella
2004
#1 Michael Schumacher
Rubens Barrichello
Fernando Alonso
1:24.125 -
Michael Schumacher
Michael Schumacher
2003
#5 David Coulthard
Juan Pablo Montoya
Kimi Räikkönen
Michael Schumacher
2002
#1 Michael Schumacher
Juan Pablo Montoya
Kimi Räikkönen
Rubens Barrichello
2001
#1 Michael Schumacher
David Coulthard
Rubens Barrichello
Michael Schumacher
2000
#3 Michael Schumacher
Rubens Barrichello
Ralf Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
1999
#4 Eddie Irvine
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Ralf Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
1997
#10 David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
Jacques Villeneuve
1996
#5 Damon Hill
Jacques Villeneuve
Eddie Irvine
Jacques Villeneuve
1995
#5 Damon Hill
Olivier Panis
Gianni Morbidelli
Damon Hill
1994
#2 Nigel Mansell
Gerhard Berger
Martin Brundle
Nigel Mansell
1993
#8 Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
Damon Hill
Ayrton Senna
1992
#2 Gerhard Berger
Michael Schumacher
Martin Brundle
Nigel Mansell
1991
#1 Ayrton Senna
Nigel Mansell
Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
1990
#20 Nelson Piquet
Nigel Mansell
Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
1989
#5 Thierry Boutsen
Alessandro Nannini
Riccardo Patrese
Ayrton Senna
1988
#11 Alain Prost
Ayrton Senna
Nelson Piquet
Ayrton Senna
1987
#28 Gerhard Berger
Michele Alboreto
Thierry Boutsen
Gerhard Berger
1986
#1 Alain Prost
Nelson Piquet
Stefan Johansson
Nigel Mansell
1985
#6 Keke Rosberg
Jacques Laffite
Philippe Streiff
Ayrton Senna