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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
CircuitSpielberg
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 DebutantsSpielberg (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 Podium FinishesFerrari (426),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (667),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (535),
4. Most 3rd Place FinishesFerrari (147),
5. Most 4th Place FinishesFerrari (118),
6. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1414),
7. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (149),
8. Most 8th Place QualificationsFerrari (87),
9. Most 19th Place QualificationsMinardi (47),
10. Most 22nd Place QualificationsTyrrell (49)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 5Car 7
EntrantWest McLaren MercedesMild Seven Benetton PlaylifeWest McLaren Mercedes
Driver Mika Häkkinen Giancarlo Fisichella David 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