1998 FIA GT Silverstone 500km

The 1998 British Empire Trophy was the second round of the 1998 FIA GT Championship. It took place at the Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom on 17 May 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 1   AMG Mercedes   Bernd Schneider
  Mark Webber
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 98
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
2 GT1 8   Porsche AG   Uwe Alzen
  Jörg Müller
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 98
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
3 GT1 6   Zakspeed Racing   Michael Bartels
  Armin Hahne
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 97
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
4 GT1 2   AMG Mercedes   Klaus Ludwig
  Ricardo Zonta
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 97
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
5 GT1 5   Zakspeed Racing   Alexander Grau
  Andreas Scheld
Porsche 911 GT1-98 P 96
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
6 GT1 15   Davidoff Classic
  GTC Competition
  Thomas Bscher
  Geoff Lees
McLaren F1 GTR G 94
BMW S70 6.0L V12
7 GT1 11   Team Persson Motorsport   Christophe Bouchut
  Bernd Mayländer
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 94
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
8 GT1 3   DAMS   David Brabham
  Éric Bernard
Panoz GTR-1 M 92
Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8
9 GT2 51   Viper Team Oreca   Pedro Lamy
  Olivier Beretta
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 88
Chrysler 8.0L V10
10 GT2 60   Elf Haberthur Racing   Michel Neugarten
  Gerd Ruch
  Marco Spinelli
Porsche 911 GT2 G 86
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
11 GT2 62   Stadler Motorsport   Uwe Sick
  Axel Röhr
Porsche 911 GT2 P 82
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
12 GT2 69   Proton Competition   Gerold Ried
  Patrick Vuillaume
Porsche 911 GT2 P 82
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
13 GT2 54   Chamberlain Engineering   Hans Hugenholtz
  Matt Turner
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 82
Chrysler 8.0L V10
14 GT2 53   Chamberlain Engineering   Ni Amorim
  Gonçalo Gomes
Chrysler Viper GTS-R D 82
Chrysler 8.0L V10
15 GT2 66   Konrad Motorsport   Franz Konrad
  Nick Ham
Porsche 911 GT2 D 80
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
16 GT2 63   Krauss Race Sports International   Michael Trunk
  Bernhard Müller
Porsche 911 GT2 D 79
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
17 GT2 65   Konrad Motorsport   Toni Seiler
  Martin Stretton
Porsche 911 GT2 D 72
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
18 GT2 58   Roock Sportsystem   Tim Sugden
  Peter Owen
  André Ahrlé
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 62
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
19
DNF
GT2 56   Roock Racing   Claudia Hürtgen
  Stéphane Ortelli
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 44
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
20
DNF
GT2 98   Cirtek Motorsport
  Saleen-Allen Speedlab
  Robert Schirle
  David Warnock
Saleen Mustang SR D 28
Ford 5.9L V8
21
DNF
GT1 27   Parabolica Motorsports
  BBA Compétition
  Jean-Luc Maury-Laribière
  Patrick Caternet
McLaren F1 GTR D 25
BMW S70 6.1L V12
22
DNF
GT2 52   Viper Team Oreca   Karl Wendlinger
  Justin Bell
Chrysler Viper GTS-R M 25
Chrysler 8.0L V10
23
DNF
GT1 10   Team Hezemans   Rainer Bonnetsmüller
  Manfred Jurasz
  Stefan Hackl
Bitter GT1 G 20
Chrysler 8.0L V10
24
DNF
GT1 7   Porsche AG   Allan McNish
  Bob Wollek
Porsche 911 GT1-98 M 13
Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6
25
DNF
GT2 57   Roock Racing   Bruno Eichmann
  Sascha Maassen
Porsche 911 GT2 Y 13
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
26
DNF
GT2 70   Marcos Racing International   Cor Euser
  Harald Becker
Marcos LM600 D 12
Chevrolet 5.9L V8
27
DNF
GT2 96   Proton Competition   Horst Felbermayr, Sr.
  Horst Felbermayr, Jr.
Porsche 911 GT2 P 10
Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6
28
DNF
GT1 12   Team Persson Motorsport   Jean-Marc Gounon
  Marcel Tiemann
Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR B 6
Mercedes-Benz M120 6.0L V12
29
DNF
GT1 9   Team Hezemans   Jan Lammers
  Mike Hezemans
Bitter GT1 G 2
Chrysler 8.0L V10

StatisticsEdit

  • Pole position – #7 Porsche AG – 1:39.703
  • Fastest lap – #8 Porsche AG – 1:42.719
  • Average speed – 173.231 km/h

ReferencesEdit

  • "Results: 1998 Round 2 – Silverstone". FIA GT Championship. 17 May 1998. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  • "500 km Silverstone". World Sports Racing Prototypes. 2 October 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-09-24. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  • "FIA GT Championship Silverstone 1998 (Photo Archive)". Racing Sports Cars. 22 February 2007. Archived from the original on 23 January 2008. Retrieved 2007-12-14.


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