CHAMPCAR/CART: Motegi Results

FedEx Championship Series Race No. 2 Budweiser 500 Twin Ring Motegi, Japan March 28, 1998 Official Result Rank Start Car Driver Laps Time Speed Status 1 2 40 Adrian Fernandez 201 1:57:12.016 159.393 RUNNING 2...

FedEx Championship Series Race No. 2 Budweiser 500 Twin Ring Motegi, Japan March 28, 1998

Official Result Rank Start Car Driver Laps Time Speed Status 1 2 40 Adrian Fernandez 201 1:57:12.016 159.393 RUNNING 2 15 2 Al Unser Jr. 201 1:57:13.102 159.369 RUNNING 3 3 5 Gil de Ferran 201 1:57:17.404 159.271 RUNNING 4 5 99 Greg Moore 201 1:57:19.939 159.214 RUNNING 5 16 26 Paul Tracy 201 1:57:20.166 159.209 RUNNING 6 10 21 Tony Kanaan (R) 200 1:57:15.072 158.531 RUNNING 7 1 12 Jimmy Vasser 200 1:57:15.353 158.525 RUNNING 8 6 27 Dario Franchitti 200 1:57:19.240 158.438 RUNNING 9 8 3 Andre Ribeiro 199 1:57:20.548 157.616 RUNNING 10 7 18 Mark Blundell 199 1:57:20.650 157.614 RUNNING 11 26 16 Helio Castro-Neves (R) 198 1:57:19.776 156.841 RUNNING 12 13 34 Gualter Salles 198 1:57:23.863 156.750 RUNNING 13 23 25 Max Papis 197 1:57:29.693 155.830 RUNNING 14 14 6 Michael Andretti 195 1:57:21.129 154.435 RUNNING 15 27 77 Arnd Meier 195 1:57:22.572 154.404 RUNNING 16 30 24 Hiro Matsushita 188 1:57:30.656 148.690 RUNNING 17 17 7 Bobby Rahal 185 1:42:22.694 167.945 CONTACT 18 25 43 Hideshi Matsuda 185 1:57:24.766 146.440 RUNNING 19 20 33 Patrick Carpentier 163 1:35:40.380 158.344 WHEEL BEARING 20 11 17 Mauricio Gugelmin 147 1:25:35.757 159.612 WHEEL BEARING 21 12 20 Scott Pruett 146 1:25:07.064 159.417 OVERHEATING 22 24 19 Michel Jourdain Jr. 121 1:21:59.270 137.164 ENGINE 23 4 1 Alex Zanardi 118 1:05:03.482 168.571 CONTACT 24 28 36 Alex Barron (R) 108 1:02:13.111 161.327 TRANSMISSION 25 19 11 Christian Fittipaldi 98 46:29.253 195.926 ENGINE 26 22 15 Roberto Moreno 86 41:30.625 192.550 TRANSMISSION 27 21 10 Richie Hearn 74 34:54.174 197.048 ENGINE 28 9 8 Bryan Herta 49 23:05.645 197.196 CLUTCH 29 18 9 J J Lehto (R) 45 20:17.984 206.027 ELECTRICAL 30 29 98 PJ Jones 16 7:06.850 209.025 OIL LEAK

Race Information Track Length: 1.549 Miles Laps: 201 (Oval) Time of Race: 1:57:12.016 Average Speed: 159.393 mph Margin of Victory: 1.086 sec

Lap Leaders Car Driver From Lap To Lap Total Laps 40 Adrian Fernandez 1 22 22 12 Jimmy Vasser 23 44 22 40 Adrian Fernandez 45 47 3 12 Jimmy Vasser 48 69 22 6 Michael Andretti 70 86 17 2 Al Unser Jr. 87 95 9 40 Adrian Fernandez 96 99 4 2 Al Unser Jr. 100 116 17 40 Adrian Fernandez 117 159 43 26 Paul Tracy 160 163 4 5 Gil de Ferran 164 167 4 99 Greg Moore 168 171 4 40 Adrian Fernandez 172 201 30

Caution Flags >From Lap To Lap Total Laps Reason 100 113 14 Car #11 & Spin #17 119 127 9 Contact Car #1 186 195 10 Contact Car #7

(R): Designates the driver is a series rookie Subject to compliance of CART Rules and Regulations as stated in the 1998 Rule Book.

Track Length 1.549 miles Track Type Oval

Source: CART Online

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Gualter Salles , Al Unser Jr. , Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Jimmy Vasser , Max Papis , Adrian Fernandez , Roberto Moreno , Bobby Rahal , Patrick Carpentier , Christian Fittipaldi , Paul Tracy , Dario Franchitti , Alex Zanardi , Tony Kanaan , Mauricio Gugelmin , Bryan Herta , Scott Pruett , Mark Blundell , Richie Hearn , Alex Barron , Andre Ribeiro , Greg Moore , Michel Jourdain , Matsuda Hideshi