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1998 Budweiser/G.I. Joe's 200

The 1998 Budweiser/G.I. Joe's 200 was the ninth round of the 1998 CART FedEx Champ Car World Series season, held on June 21, 1998, on the Portland International Raceway in Portland, Oregon. Alex Zanardi was the winner of the race, his second consecutive win and his fourth of the season and extended his points lead to 37 points.

United States 1998 Portland
Race details
Race 9 of 19 in the 1998 CART season
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Portland International Raceway
DateJune 21, 1998
Official name1998 Budweiser/G.I. Joe's 200
LocationPortland International Raceway
Portland, Oregon, United States
CoursePermanent road course
1.967 mi / 3.17 km
Distance98 laps
192.766 mi / 310.66 km
WeatherDry
Pole position
DriverBryan Herta (Team Rahal)
Time58.348
Fastest lap
DriverPatrick Carpentier (Forsythe Racing)
Time1:00.880 (on lap 89 of 98)
Podium
FirstAlex Zanardi (Chip Ganassi Racing)
SecondScott Pruett (Patrick Racing)
ThirdBryan Herta (Team Rahal)

ClassificationEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Points
1 1   Alex Zanardi Chip Ganassi Racing 98 1:54:06.822 5 20+1
2 20   Scott Pruett Patrick Racing 98 +6.839 3 16
3 8   Bryan Herta Team Rahal 98 +7.109 1 14+1
4 21   Tony Kanaan Tasman Motorsports Group 98 +12.908 12 12
5 2   Al Unser, Jr. Team Penske 98 +14.176 18 10
6 7   Bobby Rahal Team Rahal 98 +18.390 8 8
7 17   Maurício Gugelmin PacWest Racing Group 98 +25.576 15 6
8 12   Jimmy Vasser Chip Ganassi Racing 98 +27.026 4 5
9 33   Patrick Carpentier Forsythe Racing 98 +27.577 11 4
10 10   Richie Hearn Della Penna Motorsports 97 +1 Lap 23 3
11 25   Max Papis Arciero-Wells Racing 97 +1 Lap 22 2
12 77   Arnd Meier Davis Racing 97 +1 Lap 25 1
13 16   Hélio Castro-Neves Bettenhausen Racing 97 +1 Lap 19
14 36   Alex Barron All American Racing 97 +1 Lap 27
15 3   André Ribeiro Team Penske 95 Transmission 17
16 98   P. J. Jones All American Racing 95 +3 Laps 26
17 6   Michael Andretti Newman-Haas Racing 95 +3 Laps 10
18 34   Dennis Vitolo Payton/Coyne Racing 94 +4 Laps 28
19 19   Michel Jourdain Jr. Payton/Coyne Racing 92 Oil Leak 13
20 5   Gil de Ferran Walker Racing 79 Contact 9
21 27   Dario Franchitti Team Green 71 Contact 2
22 18   Mark Blundell PacWest Racing Group 27 Contact 16
23 24   Robby Gordon Arciero-Wells Racing 17 Fuel pump 21
24 40   Adrián Fernández Patrick Racing 10 Contact 6
25 9   JJ Lehto Hogan Racing 6 Exhaust 24
26 11   Christian Fittipaldi Newman-Haas Racing 0 Contact 7
27 99   Greg Moore Forsythe Racing 0 Contact 14
28 26   Paul Tracy Team Green 0 Contact 20

Caution flagsEdit

Laps Cause
1-3 Multi-car collision
10-12 Vasser (12), Fernández (40) contact
14 Gordon (24) spin
73-78 Franchitti (27), Jones (98) contact

Lap LeadersEdit

Point standings after raceEdit

Pos Driver Points
1   Alex Zanardi 134
2   Greg Moore 97
3   Jimmy Vasser 85
4   Adrián Fernández 75
5   Gil de Ferran 55