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1998 Australian Grand Prix

Round
1/16
Date
Mar 8, 1998 at 00:00
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Pos. Driver Constructor Time/Retired Grid Laps Points
1 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:31:45.996 1st 58 10
2 #7 David Coulthard McLaren +0.702 2nd 58 6
3 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams +1 lap 6th 57 4
4 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari +1 lap 8th 57 3
5 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams +1 lap 4th 57 2
6 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber +1 lap 5th 57 1
7 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton +1 lap 11th 57
8 #9 Damon Hill Jordan +1 lap 10th 57
9 #11 Olivier Panis Prost +1 lap 21st 57
DNF #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton Broken wing 7th 43
DNF #14 Jean Alesi Sauber Engine 12th 41
DNF #12 Jarno Trulli Prost Gearbox 15th 26
DNF #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell Gearbox 19th 25
DNF #17 Mika Salo Arrows Gearbox 16th 23
DNF #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi Engine 17th 22
DNF #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi Halfshaft 22nd 8
DNF #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Engine 3rd 5
DNF #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows Gearbox 20th 2
DNF #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan Collision 9th 1
DNF #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart Collision 18th 1
DNF #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell Spun off 13th 1
DNF #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart Gearbox 14th 0
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:34.126 12
2 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:34.257 +0.131 11
3 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:34.346 +0.220 12
4 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:35.030 +0.904 15
5 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:35.033 +0.907 12
6 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:35.081 +0.955 12
7 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:35.192 +1.066 11
8 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:35.215 +1.089 14
9 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:35.401 +1.275 12
10 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:35.411 +1.285 13
11 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:35.497 +1.371 9
12 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:36.021 +1.895 10
13 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:36.081 +1.955 11
14 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:36.160 +2.034 8
15 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:36.246 +2.120 15
16 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:36.257 +2.131 13
17 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:36.690 +2.564 7
18 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:36.868 +2.742 9
19 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:37.215 +3.089 11
20 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:37.482 +3.356 15
21 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:37.772 +3.646 12
22 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:38.487 +4.361 11
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:30.010 10
2 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:30.053 +0.043 10
3 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:30.767 +0.757 11
4 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:30.919 +0.909 12
5 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:31.384 +1.374 12
6 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:31.397 +1.387 12
7 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:31.733 +1.723 12
8 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:31.767 +1.757 11
9 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:32.392 +2.382 11
10 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:32.399 +2.389 12
11 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:32.726 +2.716 9
12 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:33.240 +3.230 11
13 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:33.291 +3.281 11
14 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:33.383 +3.373 8
15 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:33.739 +3.729 11
16 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:33.851 +3.841 12
17 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:33.927 +3.917 8
18 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:34.646 +4.636 12
19 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:34.906 +4.896 9
20 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:35.119 +5.109 11
21 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:35.140 +5.130 7
22 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:35.301 +5.291 12
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:30.456 24
2 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:31.178 +0.722 23
3 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:31.432 +0.976 33
4 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:31.436 +0.980 25
5 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:31.581 +1.125 28
6 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:31.624 +1.168 30
7 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:31.870 +1.414 29
8 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:32.465 +2.009 25
9 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:32.514 +2.058 26
10 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:32.518 +2.062 29
11 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:32.667 +2.211 20
12 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:33.588 +3.132 12
13 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:33.965 +3.509 23
14 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:34.543 +4.087 16
15 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:34.600 +4.144 17
16 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:34.837 +4.381 22
17 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:35.010 +4.554 29
18 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:35.069 +4.613 25
19 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:35.539 +5.083 8
20 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:35.850 +5.394 33
21 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:35.913 +5.457 14
22 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:36.351 +5.895 4
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Laps
1 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:33.826 15
2 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:34.432 +0.606 12
3 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:35.023 +1.197 24
4 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:35.270 +1.444 21
5 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:35.409 +1.583 14
6 #10 Ralf Schumacher Jordan 1:35.708 +1.882 14
7 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:35.876 +2.050 10
8 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:36.095 +2.269 9
9 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:36.231 +2.405 17
10 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:36.741 +2.915 17
11 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:36.897 +3.071 16
12 #18 Rubens Barrichello Stewart 1:37.023 +3.197 12
13 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:37.102 +3.276 19
14 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:37.102 +3.276 15
15 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:37.144 +3.318 25
16 #19 Jan Magnussen Stewart 1:37.605 +3.779 8
17 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:37.891 +4.065 14
18 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:37.928 +4.102 8
19 #21 Toranosuke Takagi Tyrrell 1:38.817 +4.991 26
20 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:38.860 +5.034 17
21 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:39.044 +5.218 8
22 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 2:16.609 +42.783 5
Pos. Driver Constructor Time Gap Lap
1 #8 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1:31.649 38
2 #7 David Coulthard McLaren 1:32.356 +0.707 24
3 #2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 1:33.554 +1.905 33
4 #4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 1:33.790 +2.141 33
5 #9 Damon Hill Jordan 1:34.196 +2.547 55
6 #5 Giancarlo Fisichella Benetton 1:34.319 +2.670 40
7 #11 Olivier Panis Prost 1:34.319 +2.670 55
8 #6 Alexander Wurz Benetton 1:34.738 +3.089 54
9 #14 Jean Alesi Sauber 1:34.878 +3.229 28
10 #12 Jarno Trulli Prost 1:34.885 +3.236 25
11 #15 Johnny Herbert Sauber 1:35.624 +3.975 24
12 #1 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 1:35.661 +4.012 53
13 #3 Michael Schumacher Ferrari 1:35.774 +4.125 3
14 #17 Mika Salo Arrows 1:36.032 +4.383 18
15 #23 Esteban Tuero Minardi 1:36.475 +4.826 19
16 #20 Ricardo Rosset Tyrrell 1:38.116 +6.467 20
17 #22 Shinji Nakano Minardi 1:39.676 +8.027 3
18 #16 Pedro Diniz Arrows 1:39.916 +8.267 2

Standings

Driver standings
Pos. Driver Constructor Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 Mika Häkkinen McLaren 1 1 10
2 David Coulthard McLaren 0 1 6 -4
3 Heinz-Harald Frentzen Williams 0 1 4 -6
4 Eddie Irvine Ferrari 0 0 3 -7
5 Jacques Villeneuve Williams 0 0 2 -8
6 Johnny Herbert Sauber 0 0 1 -9
Pos. Constructor Engine Wins Podiums Points Gap
1 McLaren Mercedes 1 2 16
2 Williams Mecachrome 0 1 6 -10
3 Ferrari Ferrari 0 0 3 -13
4 Sauber Petronas 0 0 1 -15

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The 1998 Australian Grand Prix started Mar 8, 1998 on Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit in Melbourne, Australia. Mika Häkkinen started from pole position with David Coulthard next to him. Michael Schumacher started from third place.

In 1 hour, 31 minutes and 45 seconds Mika Häkkinen finished the race in first place.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.