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1998 Luxembourg GP
1997 Japanese GP

1998 Japanese GP

1999 Australian GP
1999 Japanese GP
 XXIV  Fuji Television Japanese Grand Prix


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

Details
DateSunday 1 November 1998
Start time14:00
EventJapanese GP
CircuitSuzuka
Event FormatRace of 51 laps
Race16 of 16
Championship race630
Circuit
Laps51
Circuit Perimeter5864 m
Race Distance5864 × 51 = 299.064 km
Grid Format2-2-2-2 (staggered)
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerRight
Track DirectionClockwise
Weather
WeatherPartially cloudy, Mild, Dry
Participants
Entries22
Qualifiers21
Finishers12
Championship DebutantsNone
MilestonesCar 3 - 25th Pole Position (Car Number)
Michael Schumacher - 20th Pole Position (Driver)
Olivier Panis - 75th Race Entry (Driver)
Shell - 2000th Race Entry (Lubricant Manufacturer)
Records Broken None
Records Extended 1. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (542),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (674),
3. Most Podium FinishesFerrari (431),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (164),
5. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (135),
6. Most 18th Fastest LapsTyrrell (49),
7. Most 19th Fastest LapsMinardi (37),
8. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1426),
9. Most PolesFerrari (124),
10. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (151),
11. Most 20th Place QualificationsMinardi (42),
12. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonMinardi (11)

Championships
1 Mika Häkkinen 100 
same
2 Michael Schumacher 86 
same
3 David Coulthard 56 
same
4 Eddie Irvine 47 
same
5 Jacques Villeneuve 21 
same
6 Damon Hill 20 
same
7 Heinz-Harald Frentzen 17 
up
8 Alexander Wurz 17 
down
9 Giancarlo Fisichella 16 
down
10 Ralf Schumacher 14 
same
11 Jean Alesi 9 
same
12 Rubens Barrichello 4 
same
13 Mika Salo 3 
same
14 Pedro Diniz 3 
same
15 Jarno Trulli 1 
same
 Jan Magnussen 1 
same
 Johnny Herbert 1 
same
1 McLaren / Mercedes 156 
same
2 Ferrari / Ferrari 133 
same
3 Williams / Mecachrome 38 
same
4 Jordan / Mugen-Honda 34 
up
5 Benetton / Playlife 33 
down
6 Sauber / Petronas 10 
same
7 Arrows / Arrows 6 
same
8 Stewart / Ford 5 
same
9 Prost / Peugeot 1 
same

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 3Car 3
EntrantWest McLaren MercedesScuderia Ferrari MarlboroScuderia Ferrari Marlboro
DriverMika HäkkinenMichael SchumacherMichael Schumacher
CarMcLaren MP4/13Ferrari F300Ferrari F300
EngineMercedes 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10Ferrari 3.0 V10
Time1:27'22.5351'36.2931'40.190
Speed205.364 km/h219.231 km/h210.704 km/h


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