1998 FIA GT A1-Ring 500km

The 1998 FIA GT A1-Ring 500 km was the eighth round the 1998 FIA GT Championship season. It took place at the A1-Ring, Austria, on September 20, 1998.

Official resultsEdit

Class winners are in bold. Cars failing to complete 70% of winner's distance are marked as Not Classified (NC).

Pos Class No Team Drivers Chassis Tyre Laps
Engine
1 GT1 2   AMG Mercedes   Klaus Ludwig
  Ricardo Zonta
Mercedes-Benz CLK LM B 116
Mercedes-Benz M119 6.0L V8
2 GT1 1   AMG Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Mark Webber
Mercedes-Benz CLK LM B 116
Mercedes-Benz M119 6.0L V8
3 GT1 7   Porsche AG   Yannick Dalmas
  Allan McNish
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 115
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
4 GT1 6   Zakspeed Racing   Michael Bartels
  Max Angelelli
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 115
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
5 GT1 12   Team Persson Motorsport   Jean-Marc Gounon
  Marcel Tiemann
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 115
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
6 GT1 15   Davidoff Classic
  GTC Competition
  Geoff Lees
  Thomas Bscher
McLaren F1 GTR G 112
BMW S70 6.0L V12
7 GT1 3   DAMS   Christophe Tinseau
  Franck Lagorce
Panoz GTR-1 M 109
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
8 GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Karl Wendlinger
  Justin Bell
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 106
Chrysler 8.0L V10
9 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Olivier Beretta
  Pedro Lamy
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 106
Chrysler 8.0L V10
10 GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Altfrid Heger
  Franz Konrad
Porsche 911 GT2 D 105
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
11 GT1 8   Porsche AG   Jörg Müller
  Uwe Alzen
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 105
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
12 GT2 81   Freisinger Motorsport   Wolfgang Kaufmann
  Michel Ligonnet
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 104
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT2 63   Krauss Race Sports International   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 104
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
14 GT2 58   Roock Sportsystem   André Ahrlé
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 104
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
15 GT2 65   Konrad Motorsport   Martin Stretton
  Toni Seiler
Porsche 911 GT2 D 103
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
16 GT2 60   Elf Haberthur Racing   Michel Neugarten
  Gerd Ruch
  Marco Spinelli
Porsche 911 GT2 G 103
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 57   Roock Racing   Bruno Eichmann
  Mike Hezemans
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 103
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 79   RWS   Günther Blieninger
  Hans-Jörg Hofer
  Raffaele Sangiuolo
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 100
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
19 GT2 61   Elf Haberthur Racing   Bruno Lambert
  Mauro Casadei
  Karl Baron
Porsche 911 GT2 G 99
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT2 96   Proton Competition   Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
  Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
Porsche 911 GT2 P 97
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
21 GT1 5   Zakspeed Racing   Armin Hahne
  Andreas Scheld
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 97
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
22 GT2 56   Roock Racing   Claudia Hürtgen
  Stéphane Ortelli
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 89
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
23 GT1 11   Team Persson Motorsport   Christophe Bouchut
  Bernd Mayländer
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 86
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
24
DNF
GT2 67   Remus Racing   Wido Rössler
  Herbert Drexler
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 56
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
25
DNF
GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
Porsche 911 GT2 P 50
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26
DNF
GT2 62   Stadler Motorsport   Axel Röhr
  Uwe Sick
Porsche 911 GT2 P 47
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
27
DNF
GT2 70   Marcos Racing International   Christian Vann
  Harald Becker
  Cor Euser
Marcos LM600 D 46
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
28
DNF
GT2 78   Bovi Motorsport   Kálmán Bódis
  Ferenc Rátkai
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 46
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
29
DNF
GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   Manfred Stohl
  Ni Amorim
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 11
Chrysler 8.0L V10
30
DNF
GT2 76   Seikel Motorsport   Ernst Palmberger
  Gerhard Marchner
  Manfred Jurasz
Porsche 911 GT2 P 3
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole position – #2 AMG Mercedes – 1:22.166
  • Fastest lap – #1 AMG Mercedes – 1:23.802
  • Average speed – 179.375 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: 1998 Round 8 – A1-Ring". FIA GT Championship. 20 September 1998. Retrieved 2007-12-17.
  • "500 km A1-Ring". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2007-12-17.
  • "FIA GT Championship A1-Ring 1998 (Photo Archive)". Racing Sports Cars. 16 August 2004. Retrieved 2007-12-17.


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