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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 Podium FinishesFerrari (431),
2. Most Drivers' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (674),
3. Most Constructors' Championship Points ScoresFerrari (542),
4. Most 2nd Place FinishesFerrari (164),
5. Most Fastest LapsFerrari (135),
6. Most Race EntriesFerrari (1426),
7. Most PolesFerrari (124),
8. Most 4th Place QualificationsFerrari (151),
9. Most 20th Place QualificationsMinardi (42),
10. Most 21st Place Qualifications in a SeasonMinardi (11)

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

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 8Car 3Car 3
EntrantWest McLaren MercedesScuderia Ferrari MarlboroScuderia Ferrari Marlboro
Driver Mika Häkkinen Michael Schumacher Michael 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