1998 U.S. 500

Date? Sunday, July 26, 1998, at Michigan International Speedway. Distance? 500 miles; Course? 2 mile oval; Field?28 cars; Winner's average speed? 165.913 mph; Margin of victory? 0.259 seconds; Time of race? 3 hours, 48.785 seconds; Caution flags? 8 for 55 laps; Lead changes? 62 by 9 drivers; Lap leaders?Zanardi (63 laps), Andretti (62), Moore (36), de Ferran (26), Tracy (22), Vasser (18), Hearn (11), Fernandez (9), Unser (3); Pole Sitter? Adrian Fernandez at 229.519; Attendance? 70,000.

Driver (start pos.) CountryCar LapsEnded
1Greg Moore (14)CanadaReynard-Mercedes250Running
2Jimmy Vasser (2)United StatesReynard-Honda250Running
3Alex Zanardi (7)ItalyReynard-Honda250Running
4Scott Pruett (6)United StatesReynard-Ford250Running
5Richie Hearn (3)United StatesSwift-Ford250Running
6Michael Andretti (8)United StatesSwift-Ford250Running
7Bobby Rahal (12)United StatesReynard-Ford250Running
8Patrick Carpentier (21)CanadaReynard-Mercedes250Running
9Paul Tracy (15)CanadaReynard-Honda250Running
10Bryan Herta (5)United StatesReynard-Ford250Running
11Tony Kanaan (20)BrazilReynard-Honda249Running
12Helio Castro-Neves (24)BrazilReynard-Mercedes248Running
13Mauricio Gugelmin (17)BrazilReynard-Mercedes248Running
14Arnd Meier (18)GermanyLola-Ford247Running
15Alex Barron (28)United States Reynard-Toyota242Running
16Gil de Ferran (10)BrazilReynard-Honda240Engine
17Mark Blundell (19)EnglandReynard-Mercedes240Running
18Michel Jourdain Jr. (26)MexicoReynard-Ford238Running
19Max Papis (22)ItalyReynard-Toyota237Electrical
20J.J. Lehto (13)FinlandReynard-Mercedes223Contact
21Dario Franchitti (16)ScotlandReynard-Honda213Engine
22Al Unser Jr. (4)United StatesPenske-Mercedes194Oil Leak
23Adrian Fernandez (1)MexicoReynard-Ford174Contact
24P.J. Jones (27)United StatesReynard-Toyota111Engine
25Christian Fittipaldi (9)Brazil Swift-Ford87Overheating
26Dennis Vitolo (25)United StatesReynard-Ford85Contact
27Robby Gordon (23)United StatesReynard-Toyota76Contact
28Andre Ribeiro (11)BrazilPenske-Mercedes75Oil Leak
Note: CART does not release earnings on a per-race basis.

1998 Race LocationsCART Results CART Point Standings
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