The 1998 Japanese Grand Prix started November 1st, 1998 at 01:00 on Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan. Michael Schumacher started from pole position with Mika Häkkinen next to him. David Coulthard started from third place.
After 1 hour, 27 minutes and 23 seconds Mika Häkkinen finished the race first. The podium was completed with Eddie Irvine in second and David Coulthard in third place.
After the 1998 Japanese Grand Prix, Mika Häkkinen is first in the Formula 1 World Championship with 100 points. Häkkinen is 14 points ahead of Michael Schumacher.
Circuit
Location
Suzuka, Japan
Date
November 1st, 1998 at 01:00
Round
16/16
Winner
Mika Häkkinen
Winning time
1:27:23.4
Pole position
Michael Schumacher

Results

Pos Driver Car Time/Retired Grid Laps Pts
1 1
#8 Mika Häkkinen
McLaren 1:27:23.4 2 51 10
2 2
#4 Eddie Irvine
Ferrari +6.491 4 51 6
3
#7 David Coulthard
McLaren +27.662 3 51 4
4 4
#9 Damon Hill
Jordan +1:13.491 8 51 3
5
#2 Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Williams +1:13.857 5 51 2
6
#1 Jacques Villeneuve
Williams +1:15.867 6 51 1
7 5
#14 Jean Alesi
Sauber +1:36.053 12 51 0
8 2
#5 Giancarlo Fisichella
Benetton +1:41.302 10 51 0
9
#6 Alexander Wurz
Benetton +1 Lap 9 50 0
10 1
#15 Johnny Herbert
Sauber +1 Lap 11 50 0
11 2
#11 Olivier Panis
Prost +1 Lap 13 50 0
12 2
#12 Jarno Trulli
Prost +3 Laps 14 48 0
-
#22 Shinji Nakano
Minardi DNF (Throttle) 20 40 0
-
#3 Michael Schumacher
Ferrari DNF (Tyre) 1 31 0
-
#21 Toranosuke Takagi
Tyrrell DNF (Collision) 17 28 0
-
#23 Esteban Tuero
Minardi DNF (Collision) 21 28 0
-
#18 Rubens Barrichello
Stewart DNF (Hydraulics) 16 25 0
-
#19 Jos Verstappen
Stewart DNF (Gearbox) 19 21 0
-
#17 Mika Salo
Arrows DNF (Hydraulics) 15 14 0
-
#10 Ralf Schumacher
Jordan DNF (Engine) 7 13 0
-
#16 Pedro Diniz
Arrows DNF (Spun off) 18 2 0
-
#20 Ricardo Rosset
Tyrrell Did not qualify 0 0 0

Standings after race

Pos Driver Car Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1
Mika Häkkinen
McLaren 8 11 100
2
Michael Schumacher
Ferrari 6 11 86 -14
3
David Coulthard
McLaren 1 9 56 -44
4
Eddie Irvine
Ferrari 8 47 -53
5
Jacques Villeneuve
Williams 2 21 -79
6
Damon Hill
Jordan 1 1 20 -80
7
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Williams 1 17 -83
8
Alexander Wurz
Benetton 17 -83
9
Giancarlo Fisichella
Benetton 2 16 -84
10
Ralf Schumacher
Jordan 2 14 -86
11
Jean Alesi
Sauber 1 9 -91
12
Rubens Barrichello
Stewart 4 -96
13
Mika Salo
Arrows 3 -97
14
Pedro Diniz
Arrows 3 -97
15
Johnny Herbert
Sauber 1 -99
16
Jarno Trulli
Prost 1 -99
17
Jan Magnussen
Stewart 1 -99
18
Shinji Nakano
Minardi 0 -100
19
Esteban Tuero
Minardi 0 -100
20
Ricardo Rosset
Tyrrell 0 -100
21
Toranosuke Takagi
Tyrrell 0 -100
22
Olivier Panis
Prost 0 -100
23
Jos Verstappen
Stewart 0 -100
Pos Team Wins Podiums Pts Gap
1 McLaren 9 20 156
2 Ferrari 6 19 133 -23
3 Williams 3 38 -118
4 Jordan 1 3 34 -122
5 Benetton 2 33 -123
6 Sauber 1 10 -146
7 Arrows 6 -150
8 Stewart 5 -151
9 Prost 1 -155
10 Minardi 0 -156
11 Tyrrell 0 -156

Other race results

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Fastest lap Pole position
2023
#1 Max Verstappen
Lando Norris
Oscar Piastri
1:34.183 -
Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen
2022
#1 Max Verstappen
Sergio Pérez
Charles Leclerc
1:44.411 -
Guanyu Zhou
Max Verstappen
2019
#77 Valtteri Bottas
Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
1:30.983 -
Lewis Hamilton
Sebastian Vettel
2018
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Valtteri Bottas
Max Verstappen
1:32.318 -
Sebastian Vettel
Lewis Hamilton
2017
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen
Daniel Ricciardo
1:33.144 -
Valtteri Bottas
Lewis Hamilton
2016
#6 Nico Rosberg
Max Verstappen
Lewis Hamilton
1:35.118 -
Sebastian Vettel
Nico Rosberg
2015
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Sebastian Vettel
1:36.145 -
Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
2014
#44 Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
Sebastian Vettel
1:51.600 -
Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg
2013
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Romain Grosjean
1:34.587 -
Mark Webber
Mark Webber
2012
#1 Sebastian Vettel
Felipe Massa
Kamui Kobayashi
1:35.774 -
Sebastian Vettel
Sebastian Vettel
2011
#4 Jenson Button
Fernando Alonso
Sebastian Vettel
1:36.568 -
Jenson Button
Sebastian Vettel
2010
#5 Sebastian Vettel
Mark Webber
Fernando Alonso
1:33.474 -
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
2009
#15 Sebastian Vettel
Jarno Trulli
Lewis Hamilton
1:32.569 -
Mark Webber
Sebastian Vettel
2008
#5 Fernando Alonso
Robert Kubica
Kimi Räikkönen
1:18.426 -
Felipe Massa
Lewis Hamilton
2007
#2 Lewis Hamilton
Heikki Kovalainen
Kimi Räikkönen
1:28.193 -
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton
2006
#1 Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
Giancarlo Fisichella
1:32.676 -
Fernando Alonso
Felipe Massa
2005
#9 Kimi Räikkönen
Giancarlo Fisichella
Fernando Alonso
1:31.540 -
Kimi Räikkönen
Ralf Schumacher
2004
#1 Michael Schumacher
Ralf Schumacher
Jenson Button
1:32.730 -
Rubens Barrichello
Michael Schumacher
2003
#2 Rubens Barrichello
Kimi Räikkönen
David Coulthard
Rubens Barrichello
2002
#1 Michael Schumacher
Rubens Barrichello
Kimi Räikkönen
Michael Schumacher
2001
#1 Michael Schumacher
Juan Pablo Montoya
David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
2000
#3 Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
David Coulthard
Michael Schumacher
1999
#1 Mika Häkkinen
Michael Schumacher
Eddie Irvine
Michael Schumacher
1997
#5 Michael Schumacher
Heinz-Harald Frentzen
Eddie Irvine
Jacques Villeneuve
1996
#5 Damon Hill
Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
Jacques Villeneuve
1995
#1 Michael Schumacher
Mika Häkkinen
Johnny Herbert
Michael Schumacher
1994
#0 Damon Hill
Michael Schumacher
Jean Alesi
Michael Schumacher
1993
#8 Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
Mika Häkkinen
Alain Prost
1992
#6 Riccardo Patrese
Gerhard Berger
Martin Brundle
Nigel Mansell
1991
#2 Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
Riccardo Patrese
Gerhard Berger
1990
#20 Nelson Piquet
Roberto Moreno
Aguri Suzuki
Ayrton Senna
1989
#19 Alessandro Nannini
Riccardo Patrese
Thierry Boutsen
Ayrton Senna
1988
#12 Ayrton Senna
Alain Prost
Thierry Boutsen
Ayrton Senna
1987
#28 Gerhard Berger
Ayrton Senna
Stefan Johansson
Gerhard Berger
1977
#1 James Hunt
Carlos Reutemann
Patrick Depailler
Mario Andretti
1976
#5 Mario Andretti
Patrick Depailler
James Hunt
Mario Andretti