1998 International Sports Racing Series

The 1998 International Sports Racing Series was the second season of International Sportscar Racing Series (later known as the FIA Sportscar Championship). It was a series for sportscar-style prototypes broken into two classes based on power and weight, called SR1 and SR2, as well as a class of hillclimb-style sportscars, called CN. It began on April 13, 1998, and ended December 6, 1998, after 8 races.

ScheduleEdit

Rnd Race Circuit Date
1   Paul Ricard 2 Hours 30 Minutes Circuit Paul Ricard April 13
2   Brno 2 Hours 30 Minutes Autodrom Brno Masaryk May 17
3   Giesse ISRS Trophy (2 Hours 30 Minutes) Misano Circuit July 4
4   RAC Tourist Trophy (2 Hours 30 Minutes) Donington Park July 19
5   Anderstorp 2 Hours 30 Minutes Scandinavian Raceway August 16
6   DMC/ADAC Sportwagen Festival (2 Hours 30 Minutes) Nürburgring September 6
7   Le Mans Autumn Cup (2 Hours 30 Minutes) Bugatti Circuit September 19
8   Vodacom ISRS (2 Hours 30 Minutes) Kyalami December 6

Season resultsEdit

Rnd Circuit SR1 Winning Team SR2 Winning Team CN Winning Team Results
SR1 Winning Drivers SR2 Winning Drivers CN Winning Drivers
1 Paul Ricard   #27 Horag-Lista Racing   #32 Waterair Sports   #41 Centenari Racing SRL Results
  Fredy Lienhard
  Didier Theys
  André Cholley
  Edouard Sezionale
  Lionel Robert
  Arturo Merzario
  Fulvio Ballabio
  Robin Donovan
2 Brno   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari None   #45 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  Fabio Mancini
  Luca Riccitelli
3 Misano   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari   #32 Waterair Sports   #44 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  André Cholley
  Edouard Sezionale
  Jean-Claude de Castelli
  Felice Tedeschi
  Gianluca Giraudi
4 Donington   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari   #32 Waterair Sports   #45 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  François Jakubowski
  Jean-Claude de Castelli
  Fabio Mancini
  Luca Riccitelli
5 Anderstorp   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari None   #45 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  Fabio Mancini
  Luca Riccitelli
6 Nürburgring   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari   #32 Waterair Sports   #44 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  Jean-Claude de Castelli
  François Jakubowski
  Felice Tedeschi
  Gianluca Giraudi
7 Le Mans   #5 JB Giesse Team Ferrari   #33 Waterair Sports   #45 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Emmanuel Collard
  Vincenzo Sospiri
  André Cholley
  Pierre Bruneau
  Fabio Mancini
  Luca Riccitelli
8 Kyalami   #19 Solution F   #33 Waterair Sports   #45 Tampolli Engineering Results
  Jérôme Policand
  Gary Formato
  Philippe Favre
  Didier Bonnet
  Fabio Mancini
  Luca Riccitelli
  Denny Zardo

Teams ChampionshipEdit

Points are awarded to the top 10 finishers in the order of 20-15-12-10-8-6-4-3-2-1. Only the highest placing car within a team earned points towards the championship. The SportsRacing World Cup was available to all teams that participated, but separate SR2 and CN championships were also held.

Overall standingsEdit

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Total
1   JB Giesse Team Ferrari Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 20 20 20 20 20 20 120
2   Horag-Lista Team Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 20 8 12 15 15 15 85
3   Solution F Riley & Scott Mk III Ford 5.0L V8 10 15 10 20 55
4   Autosport Racing Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 8 3 10 12 8 4 45
5   BMW Team Rafanelli Riley & Scott Mk III BMW 4.0L V8 15 12 15 42
6=   Target 24 Riley & Scott Mk III Chevrolet 5.0L V8 12 6 8 12 38
6=   Tampolli Engineering Tampolli RTA-98 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 4 8 10 4 6 2 4 38
8   Repsol Kremer Racing Kremer K8 Spyder Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 15 2 1 2 3 6 29
9   GLV Brums Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 10 8 8 26
10   Siliprandi Racing Lucchini P1-98 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V8 6 4 3 3 16
11   Dyson Racing Riley & Scott Mk III Ford 5.0L V8 15 15
12   Centenari Racing SRL Centenari M1 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 10 2 1 13
13=   GTC Motorsport Lanzante Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 12 12
13=   Waterair Sports Debora LMP296
Debora LMP297
Cosworth 2.0L I4
BMW 3.0L I6
8

4

12
13=   Doyle-Risi Racing Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 12 12
16   Equipe Promotion Racing Courage C41 Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 1 10 11
17   Agusta Kremer Racing Kremer K8 Spyder Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 2 3 2 3 10
18   SCI Spice SCI Ford Cosworth 3.5L V8 6 2 8
19=   La Filière Courage C36 Porsche 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 6 6
19=   McNeil Engineering Lola 981 Judd GV10 3.4L V10
Judd GV4 4.0L V10

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6
21   Cipriani Motorsport Lucchini P3-96 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 3 3
22   G4 Team Gebhardt Gebhardt G4 Audi 2.1L Turbo I5 2 2

SR2 standingsEdit

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Total
1   Waterair Sports Debora LMP296
Debora LMP297
Cosworth 2.0L I4
BMW 3.0L I6
20

20

20


20

20
100
2   Mark Bailey Racing MBR 972 Ford 3.0L V6
MG 3.0L V6
15

12

27

CN standingsEdit

Pos Team Car Engine Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Rd 4 Rd 5 Rd 6 Rd 7 Rd 8 Total
1   Tampolli Engineering Tampolli RTA-98 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 140
2=   Siliprandi Racing Lucchini LMP1-98 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 10 15 15 15 15 10 80
2=   Centenari Racing SRL Centenari M1 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 20 15 8 12 10 15 80
4   Cipriani Motorsport Lucchini P3-96 Alfa Romeo 3.0L V6 10 12 22
5   Luigi Taverna Osella PA20 BMW 3.0L I6 6 12 18
6   Osella SRL Osella PA20 BMW 3.0L I6 8 8

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