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1998 Brazilian GP
1997 Argentine GP

1998 Argentine GP

1998 San Marino GP
 XXI  Gran Premio Marlboro de la Republica Argentina


Overview - Entry List - Warm Up - 1st Timed Session - 2nd Timed Session
Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateSunday 12 April 1998
Start time14:00
EventArgentine GP
CircuitBuenos Aires
Event FormatRace of 72 laps
Race3 of 16
Championship race617
Circuit
Laps72
Circuit Perimeter4259 m
Race Distance4259 × 72 = 306.648 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers15
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 3 - 25th Win (Car Number)
Alexander Wurz - 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
Mild Seven Benetton Playlife - 1st Fastest Lap (Entrant)
Playlife - 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
Ralf Schumacher - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Ricardo Rosset - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Shinji Nakano - 20th Race Entry (Driver)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (523),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (655),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (415),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (115),
5. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (141),
6. Most 14th Place FinishesTyrrell (18),
7. Most 6th Fastest LapsFerrari (61),
8. Most 16th Fastest LapsTyrrell (44),
9. Most 21st Fastest LapsTyrrell (33),
10. Most Races LedFerrari (290),
11. Most Laps LedFerrari (7603),
12. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1400),
13. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (129),
14. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (145),
15. Most 19th Place QualificationsMinardi (42),
16. Most 21st Place QualificationsTyrrell (42)

Championships
1 Mika Häkkinen 26 
same
2 Michael Schumacher 14 
up
3 David Coulthard 13 
down
4 Eddie Irvine 7 
up
5 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 6 
down
6 Alexander Wurz 6 
down
7 Jacques Villeneuve 2 
same
 Jean Alesi 2 
up
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 1 
down
 Johnny Herbert 1 
down
1 McLaren / Mercedes 39 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 21 
up
3 Williams / Mecachrome 8 
down
4 Benetton / Playlife 7 
same
5 Sauber / Petronas 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 7Car 6
EntrantScuderia Ferrari MarlboroWest McLaren MercedesMild Seven Benetton Playlife
DriverMichael SchumacherDavid CoulthardAlexander Wurz
CarFerrari F300McLaren MP4/13Benetton B198
EngineFerrari 3.0 V10Mercedes 3.0 V10Playlife 3.0 V10
Time1:48'36.1751'25.8521'28.179
Speed169.414 km/h178.591 km/h173.878 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Warm Up - 1st Timed Session - 2nd Timed Session
Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led