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1998 Canadian GP
1997 French GP

1998 French GP

1998 British GP
1999 French GP
 LXXXIV  Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France


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

Details
DateSunday 28 June 1998
Start time14:00
EventFrench GP
CircuitMagny-Cours
Event FormatRace of 71 laps
Race8 of 16
Championship race622
Circuit
Laps71
Circuit Perimeter4250 m
Race Distance4250 × 71 = 301.750 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionRight
First CornerLeft
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherCloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers22
Finishers17
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesPIAA Tyrrell - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Petronas - 50th Race Entry (Engine Manufacturer)
Prost - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
Ralf Schumacher - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Red Bull Sauber Petronas - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Ricardo Rosset - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Shinji Nakano - 25th Race Entry (Driver)
Stewart - 50th Race Entry (Car Manufacturer)
West McLaren Mercedes - 50th Race Entry (Entrant)
Records Broken 1. Most 9th Place Qualifications, Finishes and Fastest LapsBenetton (2)
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (531),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (663),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (423),
4. Most Race WinsFerrari (117),
5. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (161),
6. Most 3rd Fastest LapsMcLaren (88),
7. Most 5th Fastest LapsFerrari (74),
8. Most 15th Fastest LapsTyrrell (37),
9. Most 21st Fastest LapsTyrrell (35),
10. Most Races LedFerrari (293),
11. Most Laps LedFerrari (7701),
12. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1410),
13. Most 2nd Place QualificationsFerrari (130),
14. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (148)

Championships
1 Mika Häkkinen 50 
same
2 Michael Schumacher 44 
same
3 David Coulthard 30 
same
4 Eddie Irvine 25 
same
5 Alexander Wurz 14 
up
6 Giancarlo Fisichella 13 
down
7 Jacques Villeneuve 11 
up
8 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 8 
down
9 Rubens Barrichello 4 
same
10 Mika Salo 3 
same
11 Jean Alesi 3 
same
12 Jan Magnussen 1 
same
 Pedro Diniz 1 
same
 Johnny Herbert 1 
same
1 McLaren / Mercedes 80 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 69 
same
3 Benetton / Playlife 27 
same
4 Williams / Mecachrome 19 
same
5 Stewart / Ford 5 
same
6 Arrows / Arrows 4 
same
7 Sauber / Petronas 4 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 3Car 8Car 7
EntrantScuderia Ferrari MarlboroWest McLaren MercedesWest McLaren Mercedes
DriverMichael SchumacherMika HäkkinenDavid Coulthard
CarFerrari F300McLaren MP4/13McLaren MP4/13
EngineFerrari 3.0 V10Mercedes 3.0 V10Mercedes 3.0 V10
Time1:34'45.0261'14.9291'17.523
Speed191.081 km/h204.193 km/h197.361 km/h


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