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The 1998 FIA GT Homestead 500 km was the ninth round the 1998 FIA GT Championship season. It took place at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida, United States on October 18, 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 141
Mercedes-Benz M119 6.0L V8
2 GT1 8   Porsche AG   Jörg Müller
  Uwe Alzen
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 141
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
3 GT1 7   Porsche AG   Yannick Dalmas
  Allan McNish
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 140
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
4 GT1 1   AMG Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Mark Webber
Mercedes-Benz CLK LM B 140
Mercedes-Benz M119 6.0L V8
5 GT1 12   Team Persson Motorsport   Jean-Marc Gounon
  Marcel Tiemann
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 140
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
6 GT1 3   DAMS   Éric Bernard
  David Brabham
Panoz GTR-1 M 139
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
7 GT1 6   Zakspeed Racing   Michael Bartels
  Max Angelelli
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 138
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
8 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Olivier Beretta
  Pedro Lamy
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 130
Chrysler 8.0L V10
9 GT2 56   Roock Racing   Claudia Hürtgen
  Stéphane Ortelli
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 129
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
10 GT2 70   Marcos Racing International   Christian Vann
  Harald Becker
  Cor Euser
Marcos LM600 D 128
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
11 GT2 63   Krauss Race Sports International   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 126
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
12 GT2 58   Roock Sportsystem   André Ahrlé
  Andy Pilgrim
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 125
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT2 81   Freisinger Motorsport   Wolfgang Kaufmann
  Michel Ligonnet
Porsche 911 GT2 ? 125
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
14 GT2 65   Konrad Motorsport   Martin Stretton
  Toni Seiler
Porsche 911 GT2 D 123
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
15 GT2 76   Seikel Motorsport   Nigel Smith
  Andrew Bagnall
  Max Cohen-Olivar
Porsche 911 GT2 P 120
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
16 GT2 61   Elf Haberthur Racing   Klaus Horn
  Mauro Casadei
Porsche 911 GT2 G 120
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 87   Seikel Motorsport   Christian Vogler
  Gerhard Marchner
  Manfred Jurasz
Porsche 911 GT2 P 117
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 86   Larbre Compétition   Jean-Luc Chéreau
  Jack Leconte
Porsche 911 GT2 M 113
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
19 GT2 57   Roock Racing   Bruno Eichmann
  Mike Hezemans
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 98
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20 GT2 71   Marcos Racing International   Herman Buurman
  Manno Schaafsma
Marcos LM600 D 95
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
21
DNF
GT1 11   Team Persson Motorsport   Christophe Bouchut
  Bernd Mayländer
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 95
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
22
DNF
GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Karl Wendlinger
  David Donohue
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 90
Chrysler 8.0L V10
23
DNF
GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
Porsche 911 GT2 P 65
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
24
DNF
GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   Ni Amorim
  Dominic Chappell
  Hans Hugenholtz
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 46
Chrysler 8.0L V10
25
DNF
GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Jan Lammers
  Franz Konrad
Porsche 911 GT2 D 21
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26
DNF
GT2 60   Elf Haberthur Racing   Michel Neugarten
  Gerd Ruch
  Zak Brown
Porsche 911 GT2 G 7
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT1 5   Zakspeed Racing   Armin Hahne
  Andreas Scheld
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT2 62   Stadler Motorsport   Renato Mastropietro
  Uwe Sick
Porsche 911 GT2 P
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
DNS GT2 80   GP Motorsport   Daniel Dor
  Robert Schirle
  Peter Gregg
Saleen Mustang SR ?
Ford 5.9L V8

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole position – #2 AMG Mercedes – 1:14.298
  • Fastest lap – #1 AMG Mercedes – 1:16.495
  • Average speed – 151.314 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: 1998 Round 9 – Homestead". FIA GT Championship. 18 October 1998. Retrieved 2007-12-20.
  • "500 km Homestead". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2007-12-20.


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