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The 1998 Radisson 200 (also referred to as the Colorado 200 on ABC's TV coverage) was the eighth round of the 1998 Indy Racing League. The race was held on August 16, 1998 at the 1.000 mi (1.609 km) Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colorado.

United States 1998 Pikes Peak
Race details
8th round of the 1998 Indy Racing League season
Pikes Peak International Raceway.svg
DateAugust 16, 1998
Official nameSamsonite 200
LocationPikes Peak International Raceway
CoursePermanent racing facility
1.000 mi / 1.609 km
Distance200 laps
200.000 mi / 321.869 km
Pole position
DriverBilly Boat (A.J. Foyt Enterprises)
Time20.160
Fastest lap
DriverJeff Ward (ISM Racing)
Time21.174 (on lap unknown out of 200)
Podium
FirstKenny Bräck (A.J. Foyt Enterprises)
SecondRobbie Buhl (Team Menard)
ThirdTony Stewart (Team Menard)

Contents

ReportEdit

Key Meaning
R Rookie
W Past winner

QualifyingEdit

Two laps qualifying. The worst lap from any of the drivers are unknown.

Pos No. Name Lap Best (in mph)
1 11   Billy Boat 20.160 178.571
2 35   Jeff Ward 20.200 178.218
3 1   Tony Stewart W 20.239 177.874
4 28   Mark Dismore 20.340 176.991
5 14   Kenny Bräck 20.342 176.974
6 3   Robbie Buhl 20.406 176.419
7 6   Davey Hamilton 20.443 176.099
8 8   Scott Sharp 20.463 175.927
9 16   Marco Greco 20.471 175.859
10 23   Roberto Guerrero 20.567 175.038
11 4   Scott Goodyear 20.579 174.936
12 30   Raul Boesel 20.590 174.842
13 10   John Paul, Jr. 20.636 174.452
14 18   Steve Knapp R 20.730 173.661
15 12   Buzz Calkins 20.744 173.544
16 51   Eddie Cheever 20.761 173.402
17 91   Buddy Lazier 20.770 173.327
18 77   Stéphan Grégoire 20.833 172.803
19 99   Sam Schmidt 20.890 172.327
20 15   Andy Michner R 20.925 172.043
21 98   Donnie Beechler R 20.926 172.035
22 5   Arie Luyendyk 20.989 171.518
23 52   Robby Unser R 21.425 168.028
24 81   Brian Tyler R 21.490 167.520
25 40   Jack Miller1 Didn't qualify No speed
  1. ^ Couldn't qualify after his chassis had been damaged in a practice crash. He was allowed to start the race at the back of the field.

Failed to qualify or withdrewEdit

RaceEdit

Pos No. Driver Team Laps Time/Retired Grid Laps Led Points
1 5   Kenny Bräck A. J. Foyt Enterprises 200 1:29:52.649 5 28 50
2 3   Robbie Buhl Team Menard 200 + 7.542 sec 6 8 251
3 1   Tony Stewart W Team Menard 200 Running 3 21 211
4 77   Stéphan Grégoire Chastain Motorsports 199 + 1 lap 18 0 32
5 6   Davey Hamilton Nienhouse Motorsports 199 + 1 lap 7 38 30
6 16   Marco Greco Phoenix Racing 199 + 1 lap 9 0 28
7 91   Buddy Lazier Hemelgarn Racing 199 + 1 lap 17 8 26
8 51   Eddie Cheever Team Cheever 199 + 1 lap 16 0 24
9 11   Billy Boat A. J. Foyt Enterprises 198 + 2 laps 1 0 25
10 98   Donnie Beechler R    Cahill Auto Racing 197 + 3 laps 21 0 20
11 8   Scott Sharp Kelley Racing 196 + 4 laps 8 0 19
12 52   Robby Unser R Team Cheever 196 + 4 laps 23 0 18
13 99   Sam Schmidt LP Racing 195 + 5 laps 19 0 17
14 18   Steve Knapp R PDM Racing 195 + 5 laps 14 0 16
15 10   John Paul, Jr. Byrd-Cunningham Racing 195 + 5 laps 13 0 15
16 81   Brian Tyler R Team Pelfrey 186 + 14 laps 24 0 14
17 15   Andy Michner R Riley & Scott Cars 180 + 20 laps 20 0 13
18 4   Scott Goodyear Panther Racing 174 + 26 laps 11 0 12
19 28   Mark Dismore Kelley Racing 133 + 67 laps 4 0 11
20 35   Jeff Ward ISM Racing 117 Accident 2 97 14
21 23   Roberto Guerrero CBR Cobb Racing 106 Ignition 10 0 9
22 5   Arie Luyendyk Treadway Racing 73 Engine 22 0 8
23 40   Jack Miller Crest Racing/SRS 35 Clutch 25 0 7
24 12   Buzz Calkins Bradley Motorsports 23 Engine 15 0 6
25 30   Raul Boesel McCormack Motorsports 23 Engine 12 0 5
  1. ^ On August 21, both Menard drivers were docked 15 points after the rear wing of their cars was declared illegal in a technical inspection.[1] The penalties were appealed on September 9[2] and, despite a hearing having been scheduled for September 23, the appeal was dismissed in just two days.[3]

Race StatisticsEdit

  • Lead changes: 10 among 6 drivers

Standings after the raceEdit

  • Note: Only the top five positions are included for the standings.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Menard Penalized for Technical Violations". Motorsport.com. August 21, 1998. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "Team Menard Appeals Penalties". Motorsport.com. September 9, 1998. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "Team Menard Appeal Resolved". Motorsport.com. September 11, 1998. Retrieved January 30, 2017.

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