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1998 Season

DateEventLocationWinner (Pos.)TimeAvg.mphPoleQual.mph
Jan. 24Indy 200 at WDWOrlandoTony Stewart (1)2:06:0795.140T. Stewart —*
Mar. 22Dura-Lube 200PhoenixScott Sharp (8)2:02:1898.110J. Ward172.753†
May 24Indianapolis 500IndianapolisEddie Cheever Jr. (17)3:26:40145.155B. Boat223.503
June 6True Value 500Fort WorthBilly Boat (2)2:08:45145.388T. Stewart224.448†
June 28New England 200LoudonTony Stewart (6)1:51:30113.861B. Boat162.146†
July 19Pep Boys 400KDoverScott Sharp (4)2:29:4999.318T. Stewart185.204†
July 25Visionaire 500ConcordKenny Brack (3)1:58:10158.408T. Stewart220.498†
Aug. 16Radisson 200FountainKenny Brack (5)1:29:52133.515B. Boat 178.571†
Aug. 29Atlanta 500 ClassicAtlantaKenny Brack (6)2:17:15140.026B. Boat224.145†
Sept. 20Lone Star 500Fort WorthJohn Paul Jr. (14)2:21:53131.931B. Boat225.979†
Oct. 11Las Vegas 500KLas VegasArie Luyendyk (14)2:18:19135.338B. Boat214.567†
†Track record for the new formula IRL cars.
Winning cars: DALLARA/OLDS AURORA (8)— Brack 3, Sharp 2, Boat 1, Cheever Jr. 1, Stewart 1; G-FORCE/OLDS AURORA (3)— Luyendyk 1, Paul Jr. 1, Stewart 1.
Note: In 1997 IRL drivers started using new cars; chassis by Dallara of Italy and G-Force of England and engines by Oldsmobile and Nissan.
*Qualifying day was cancelled due to rain. The first 20 positions were determined by 1996-97 entrant points, while final eight positions were done by practice speeds.

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