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Fr 1998 French Grand Prix
Race details
Race 8 of 16 in the 1998 Formula One season
MagnyCours92-02
Date June 28, 1998
Official name Mobil 1 Grand Prix de France
Location Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, Magny-Cours, France
Course Permanent racing facility
4.250 km
Distance 72 laps, 306.000 km
Weather Dry
Pole Position
Driver Uk Jack Hunsley Williams-Mecachrome
Time 1:15.114
Fastest lap
Driver Bra Pablo Diehl Minardi-Ford
Time 1:16.401
Podium
First Ned Tim Engberink Jordan-Mugen Honda
Second Ger Ben Utzer Stewart-Ford
Third Ger Xen Foro McLaren-Mercedes

The 1998 French Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on June 28, 1998 at Magny-Cours. It was the 8th race of the 1998 Formula One season.

ClassificationEdit

QualifyingEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Time Gap
1 2 Uk Jack Hunsley Williams-Mecachrome 1:15.114
2 19 Ned Tim Engberink Jordan-Mugen Honda 1:15.329 +0.215
3 18 Aus Aidan Keranen Jordan-Mugen Honda 1:15.365 +0.251
4 11 Ger Xen Foro McLaren-Mercedes 1:15.401 +0.287
5 23 Ger Ben Utzer Stewart-Ford 1:15.402 +0.288
6 8 Den Andy Black Prost-Peugeot 1:15.459 +0.345
7 16 Ned Lesley Buurlage Tyrrell-Ford 1:15.467 +0.353
8 14 Can Steven Poirier Benetton-Playlife 1:15.472 +0.358
9 10 Eng Ben Herbert Ferrari 1:15.587 +0.473
10 4 Fin Joel Rautavaara Arrows 1:15.654 +0.540
11 12 Tur Omer Said McLaren-Mercedes 1:15.672 +0.558
12 3 Ser Milos Ancevski Arrows 1:15.672 +0.558
13 9 Ger Tobi Kederer Ferrari 1:15.686 +0.572
14 17 Uk Rami Saidy Tyrrell-Ford 1:15.706 +0.592
15 1 Uk Jimmy Laad Williams-Mecachrome 1:15.712 +0.598
16 5 Por Rui Martins Sauber-Petronas 1:15.712 +0.598
17 20 Bra Pablo Diehl Minardi-Ford 1:15.730 +0.616
18 6 Aus James McNamara Sauber-Petronas 1:15.895 +0.781
19 15 Hun Márk Lintner Benetton-Playlife 1:16.030 +0.916
20 22 Gre Old Wolf Stewart-Ford 1:16.052 +0.938
21 21 Arg Mane Goddard Minardi-Ford 1:16.068 +0.954
22 7 Can William Néron Prost-Peugeot 1:16.271 +1.157

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Constructor Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 19 Ned Tim Engberink Jordan-Mugen Honda 72 1:34:10.664 2 10
2 23 Ger Ben Utzer Stewart-Ford 72 +0.362 5 6
3 11 Ger Xen Foro McLaren-Mercedes 72 +0.999 4 4
4 6 Aus James McNamara Sauber-Petronas 72 +28.271 18 3
5 10 Eng Ben Herbert Ferrari 72 +28.817 9 2
6 16 Ned Lesley Buurlage Tyrrell-Ford 72 +29.714 7 1
7 9 Ger Tobi Kederer Ferrari 72 +30.097 13
8 18 Aus Aidan Keranen Jordan-Mugen Honda 72 +30.611 3
9 1 Uk Jimmy Laad Williams-Mecachrome 72 +31.119 15
10 4 Fin Joel Rautavaara Arrows 72 +31.541 10
11 14 Can Steven Poirier Benetton-Playlife 72 +32.173 8
12 21 Arg Mane Goddard Minardi-Ford 72 +32.605 21
13 8 Den Andy Black Prost-Peugeot 72 +32.991 6
14 3 Ser Milos Ancevski Arrows 72 +36.621 12
15 20 Bra Pablo Diehl Minardi-Ford 72 +37.014 17
16 2 Uk Jack Hunsley Williams-Mecachrome 72 +44.268 1
17 15 Hun Márk Lintner Benetton-Playlife 72 +49.186 19
18 5 Por Rui Martins Sauber-Petronas 72 +53.077 16
Ret 22 Gre Old Wolf Stewart-Ford 61 Brakes 20
Ret 12 Tur Omer Said McLaren-Mercedes 39 Didn't finish 11
Ret 7 Can William Néron Prost-Peugeot 30 Engine 22
Ret 17 Uk Rami Saidy Tyrrell-Ford 12 Engine 14

Standings after the raceEdit

Drivers' Championship standings
Pos Driver Points
1 Ned Tim Engberink 36
2 Ger Tobi Kederer 33
3 Eng Ben Herbert 20
4 Aus James McNamara 19
5 Uk Rami Saidy 17
Constructors' Championship standings
Pos Constructor Points
1 Ita Ferrari 53
2 Ire Jordan-Mugen Honda 39
3 Uk Williams-Mecachrome 21
4 Uk Tyrrell-Ford 21
5 Swi Sauber-Petronas 20
  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for both sets of standings.
Previous race:
1998 Canadian Grand Prix
FIA Formula One World Championship
1998 season
Next race:
1998 British Grand Prix
Previous race:
1997 French Grand Prix
French Grand Prix Next race:
1999 French Grand Prix

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