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

Details
DateSunday 26 July 1998
Start time14:00
EventAustrian GP
CircuitA1-Ring
Event FormatRace of 71 laps
Race10 of 16
Championship race624
Circuit
Laps71
Circuit Perimeter4319 m
Race Distance4319 × 71 = 306.649 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherSunny, Hot, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsA1-Ring (4319 m) (Circuit Layout)
MilestonesArrows - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
B&H Jordan - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Bridgestone - 10th Pole Position (Tyre Manufacturer)
Bridgestone - 250th Race Entry (Tyre Manufacturer)
Damon Hill - 100th Race Entry (Driver)
Danka Zepter Arrows - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Eddie Irvine - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Esteban Tuero - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Fondmetal Minardi Team - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Gauloises Prost Peugeot - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Giancarlo Fisichella - 1st Pole Position (Driver)
HSBC Stewart Ford - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Mecachrome - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Mild Seven Benetton Playlife - 1st Pole Position (Entrant)
Mild Seven Benetton Playlife - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Playlife - 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
Playlife - 20th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Toranosuke Takagi - 10th Race Entry (Driver)
Winfield Williams - 20th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (535),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (667),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (426),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (147),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (118),
6. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (90),
7. Most 8th Fastest LapsFerrari (50),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1414),
9. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (149),
10. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (87),
11. Most 19th Place QualificationsMinardi (47),
12. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTyrrell (49)

Championships
1 Mika Häkkinen 66 
same
2 Michael Schumacher 58 
same
3 David Coulthard 36 
same
4 Eddie Irvine 32 
same
5 Alexander Wurz 17 
same
6 Giancarlo Fisichella 15 
same
7 Jacques Villeneuve 12 
same
8 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 8 
same
9 Rubens Barrichello 4 
same
10 Mika Salo 3 
same
11 Jean Alesi 3 
same
 Ralf Schumacher 3 
up
13 Jan Magnussen 1 
down
 Pedro Diniz 1 
down
 Johnny Herbert 1 
down
1 McLaren / Mercedes 102 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 90 
same
3 Benetton / Playlife 32 
same
4 Williams / Mecachrome 20 
same
5 Stewart / Ford 5 
same
6 Arrows / Arrows 4 
same
7 Sauber / Petronas 4 
same
8 Jordan / Mugen-Honda 3 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 5Car 7
EntrantWest McLaren MercedesMild Seven Benetton PlaylifeWest McLaren Mercedes
DriverMika HäkkinenGiancarlo FisichellaDavid Coulthard
CarMcLaren MP4/13Benetton B198McLaren MP4/13
EngineMercedes 3.0 V10Playlife 3.0 V10Mercedes 3.0 V10
Time1:30'44.0861'29.5981'12.878
Speed202.777 km/h173.535 km/h213.348 km/h


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