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1998 All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship

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1998 All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship
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The 1998 All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship was the fifth season of the All-Japan Grand Touring Car Championship. The GT500 champion was the #23 Pennzoil NISMO Nissan Skyline GT-R driven by Érik Comas and Masami Kageyama and the GT300 class champion was the #25 Team Taisan Jr with Tsuchiya MR-2 driven by Keiichi Suzuki and Shingo Tachi.

ScheduleEdit

Round Race Circuit Date
1 Suzuka GT 300   Suzuka Circuit March 22
2 All Japan Fuji GT Race   Fuji Speedway May 3
3 HiLand GT Championship   Sendai Hi-Land Raceway June 28
4 Japan Special GT-Cup   Fuji Speedway August 9
5 Motegi GT Championship Race   Twin Ring Motegi September 13
6 CP Mine GT Race   Mine Circuit October 11
7 SUGO GT Championship   Sportsland SUGO October 25
NC Nicos Cup GT Allstar Race   TI Circuit November 15

Season resultsEdit

Point RankingEdit

GT500Edit

DriversEdit

Rank No. Driver SUZ FUJ SEN FUJ MOT MIN SUG TAI Points
1 23 Masami Kageyama 1 6C 1 10 4 4 6 10 67
1 23 Érik Comas 1 1 10 4 4 6 10 67
2 64 Koji Yamanishi 2 1C 1 16Ret 2 19DNS 1 50
2 64 Tom Coronel 2 1C 19Ret 1 16Ret 2 19DNS 1 50
3 12 Kazuyoshi Hoshino 11 5 3 2 7 4 4 49
3 12 Takuya Kurosawa 11 10C 5 3 2 7 4 5 49
4 16 Osamu Nakako

Ryo Michigami

17Ret 9C 18Ret 5 1 11 1 7 48
5 3 Masahiro Hasemi

Tetsuya Tanaka

5 11C 14Ret 2 8 8 5 4 37
6 39 Sakai Tsuchiya

Tatsuya Tanikawa

3 15C 4 9 14Ret 3 14Ret 3 36
7 36 Masanori Sekiya

Norberto Fontana

6 3C 3 8 3 16 15Ret 13Ret 33
8 2 Aguri Suzuki 18Ret 2 7 11 5 9 12Ret 29
8 2 Masahiko Kageyama 18Ret 5C 2 7 11 5 9 12Ret 29
9 37 Toshio Suzuki

Kelvin Burt

7 7C 6 11 18Ret 10 2 6 26
10 100 Kunimitsu Takahashi

Akira Iida

10 4C 12 19Ret 7 1 13Ret 2 25
11 38 Hironori Takeuchi

Hideki Noda

9 12C 16Ret 21Ret 5 12 3 11Ret 22
12 50 Satoshi Motoyama 13 11 6 6 9 8 15Ret 17
12 50 Takeshi Tsuchiya 13 8C 11 6 6 9 8 15Ret 17
13 5 Mark Gossen 4 14C 7 20Ret 19Ret 18Ret 16Ret 14
14 5 Yasutaka Sakurai 4 14C 7 14
15 18 Katsutomo Kaneishi 20Ret 2C 17Ret 4 15Ret 15 21DSQ 14Ret 10
16 18 Katsuya Yamamoto 20Ret 2C 17Ret 4 15Ret 10
17 8 Wayne Gardner

Minoru Tanaka

8 20C 10 12 19Ret 7 8
18 6 Pierre-Henri Raphanel 21Ret 13Ret 13 13Ret 6 20DNQ 6
18 6 Shinichi Takagi 21Ret 18C 13Ret 13 13Ret 6 20DNQ 6
19 30 Yoji Yamada

Hideki Okada

12 13C 8 15 9 14 17Ret 9 5
20 88 Hisashi Wada

Naohiro Furuya

19Ret 19C 9 18 10 13 11 3
21 55 Hideshi Matsuda 14 16C 14 10 8 1
22 55 Anthony Reid 10 1
24 55 Eiichi Tajima 14 16C 0
24 5 20Ret 19Ret 18Ret 16Ret 0
24 55 Mizuno Fuminori 14 0
25 13 Mitsuhiro Kinoshita 17C 15Ret 16 12 17 12Ret 0
25 55 8 0
26 13 Mitsuo Fujimura 17C 15Ret 16 12 17 12Ret 0
27 777 Takao Wada

Masayoshi Sugiyama

15 21C 17 17Ret 18Ret 0
28 18 Juichi Wakisaka 15 21DSQ 14Ret 0
29 64 Koji Sato 19Ret 0
30 2 Pedro de la Rosa 5C 0
31 23 Ralph Firman 6C 0
32 50 Hiroki Kato 8C 0
33 12 Michael Krumm 10C 0
34 6 Anders Olofsson 18C 0
35 89 Kenji Kawagoe

Tonichi Kanamori

22C 0

GT300 Class (Top 5)Edit

DriversEdit

Rank Drivers Number/Team Points Wins
1   Keiichi Suzuki
  Shingo Tachi
#25 Team Taisan Jr with Tsuchiya MR-2 106 5
2   Manabu Orido #19 Racing Project Bandoh Toyota Celica 46 0
3   Morio Nitta #44 MOMOCORSE A'PEX MR-2 45 0
4   Hiroki Kato #21 Hitotsuyama Racing BMW M3 44 0
5   Akihiko Nakaya
  Takahiko Hara
#61 Team Taeivon Ralliart Mitsubishi FTO 37 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "JGTC Fog Bank Ends 2nd Round of GTC". Archived from the original on 5 June 2011.

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