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1998 Hungarian GP
1997 Belgian GP

1998 Belgian GP

1998 Italian GP
1999 Belgian GP
 LVI  Foster's Grand Prix de Belgique


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

Details
DateSunday 30 August 1998
Start time14:00
EventBelgian GP
CircuitSpa-Francorchamps
Event FormatRace of 44 laps
Race13 of 16
Championship race627
Circuit
Laps44
Circuit Perimeter6968 m
Race Distance6968 × 44 = 306.592 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherOvercast, Cold, Rain
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers8
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 9 - 10th Win (Car Number)
Arrows - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
B&H Jordan - 1st Win (Entrant)
B&H Jordan - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Danka Zepter Arrows - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Fondmetal Minardi Team - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Gauloises Prost Peugeot - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
HSBC Stewart Ford - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Jordan - 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
Mecachrome - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Mika Häkkinen - 10th Pole Position (Driver)
Mild Seven Benetton Playlife - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Playlife - 25th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Winfield Williams - 25th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (134),
2. Most 4th Fastest LapsFerrari (85),
3. Most Races LedFerrari (296),
4. Most Laps LedFerrari (7760),
5. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1420),
6. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (150),
7. Most 5th Place QualificationsFerrari (147),
8. Most 14th Place Qualifications in a SeasonRubens Barrichello (6)

Championships
1 Mika Häkkinen 77 
same
2 Michael Schumacher 70 
same
3 David Coulthard 48 
same
4 Eddie Irvine 32 
same
5 Jacques Villeneuve 20 
same
6 Alexander Wurz 17 
same
7 Damon Hill 16 
up
8 Giancarlo Fisichella 15 
down
9 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 13 
down
10 Ralf Schumacher 10 
up
11 Jean Alesi 7 
up
12 Rubens Barrichello 4 
down
13 Mika Salo 3 
down
14 Pedro Diniz 3 
same
15 Jarno Trulli 1 
up
 Jan Magnussen 1 
down
 Johnny Herbert 1 
down
1 McLaren / Mercedes 125 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 102 
same
3 Williams / Mecachrome 33 
up
4 Benetton / Playlife 32 
down
5 Jordan / Mugen-Honda 26 
same
6 Sauber / Petronas 8 
up
7 Arrows / Arrows 6 
same
8 Stewart / Ford 5 
down
9 Prost / Peugeot 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 9Car 8Car 3
EntrantB&H JordanWest McLaren MercedesScuderia Ferrari Marlboro
DriverDamon HillMika HäkkinenMichael Schumacher
CarJordan 198McLaren MP4/13Ferrari F300
EngineMugen-Honda 3.0 V10Mercedes 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10
Time1:43'47.4071'48.6822'03.766
Speed177.238 km/h230.809 km/h202.679 km/h


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