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Formula Nippon 1998 standings

Championship points standings for the Formula Nippon 1998

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Satoshi MotoyamaLemoned Racing Team Le MansReynard 97D (Mugen)
45
2.Flag Masami KageyamaShionogi Team NovaLola T96/51 (Mugen)
38
3.Flag Juichi WakisakaAutobacs Racing Team AguriLola T97/51 (Mugen)
25
4.Flag Norberto FontanaLemoned Racing Team Le MansReynard 97D (Mugen)
21
4.Flag Masahiko KageyamaMaziora Team ImpulLola T98/51 (Mugen)
21
6.Flag Marc GoossensTeam 5ZigenReynard 97D (Mugen)
17
7.Flag Ralph Firman jr.Shionogi Team NovaLola T96/51 (Mugen)
13
7.Flag Katsutomo KaneishiAutobacs Racing Team AguriLola T98/51 (Mugen)
13
9.Flag Ryo MichigamiJaccs Mooncraft M.S.P.Reynard 96D (Mugen)
11
10.Flag Hideki NodaCosmo Oil Racing Team CerumoLola T98/51 (Mugen)
9
11.Flag Tom CoronelPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97D (Mugen)
8
12.Flag Takuya KurosawaMaziora Team ImpulLola T98/51 (Mugen)
6
13.Flag Akira IidaCosmo Oil Racing Team CerumoLola T96/52 (Mugen)
2
13.Flag Yuji TachikawaTeam TMSReynard 97D (Mugen)
2
15.Flag Tsugio MatsudaPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97D (Mugen)
1
15.Flag Tetsuya TanakaBe Brides RacingLola T95/50 (Mugen)
1
15.Flag Koji YamanishiPiaa Nakajima RacingReynard 97D (Mugen)
1
Flag Akira IshikawaBe Brides RacingLola T96/52 (Mugen)
0
Flag Atsushi KawamotoAsahi Kiko SportsReynard 96D (Mugen)
0
Flag Masahiko KondoTeam TMSReynard 97D (Mugen)
0
Flag Dilantha MalagamuwaStellar InternationalReynard 96D (Mugen)
0
Flag Osamu NakajimaTeam LeyJunReynard 95D (Mugen)
Reynard 97D (Mugen)


0
Flag Taichirou OonishiTeam LeyJunReynard 95D (Mugen)
0
Flag Shinsuke ShibaharaTeam LeyJunReynard 95D (Mugen)
Reynard 96D (Mugen)


0
Flag Tokiyasu SoudaKyoetsu StellarReynard 96D (Mugen)
0
Flag Tsuyoshi TakahashiTeam TMSReynard 97D (Mugen)
0
Flag Tetsuji TamanakaTakagi B-1 Racing TeamLola T96/51 (Mugen)
0
Flag Shigekazu WakisakaTeam 5ZigenReynard 96D (Mugen)
0
Flag Masao YamadaTakagi B-1 Racing TeamLola T95/50 (Mugen)
Lola T94/50 (Mugen)


0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Satoshi Motoyama
3
Most pole positionsFlag Satoshi Motoyama
2
Most podium positionsFlag Satoshi Motoyama
5
Flag Masami Kageyama
5
Most podium positions without a winFlag Marc Goossens
2
Flag Ralph Firman jr.
2
Flag Ryo Michigami
2
Most fastest race lapsFlag Satoshi Motoyama
2
Flag Masahiko Kageyama
2
Flag Hideki Noda
2

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
82.8%JapanFlag Satoshi Motoyama, Juichi Wakisaka, Masahiko Kageyama, Katsutomo Kaneishi, Ryo Michigami, Hideki Noda, Takuya Kurosawa, Akira Iida, Yuji Tachikawa, Tetsuya Tanaka, Koji Yamanishi, Tsugio Matsuda, Masahiko Kondo, Shigekazu Wakisaka, Akira Ishikawa, Tetsuji Tamanaka, Osamu Nakajima, Atsushi Kawamoto, Shinsuke Shibahara, Taichirou Oonishi, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Masao Yamada, Tokiyasu Souda, Masami Kageyama24
3.4%ArgentinaFlag Norberto Fontana1
3.4%Sri LankaFlag Dilantha Malagamuwa1
3.4%NetherlandsFlag Tom Coronel1
3.4%IrelandFlag Ralph Firman jr.1
3.4%BelgiumFlag Marc Goossens1

Individual driver statistics for the 1998 Formula Nippon

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Coronel, TomFlag 26 y/o90001
Firman jr., RalphFlag 23 y/o90210
Fontana, NorbertoFlag 23 y/o91310
Goossens, MarcFlag 28 y/o90200
Iida, AkiraFlag 28 y/o70000
Ishikawa, AkiraFlag 33 y/o90000
Kageyama, MasahikoFlag 34 y/o92212
Kageyama, MasamiFlag 31 y/o92510
Kaneishi, KatsutomoFlag 29 y/o90101
Kawamoto, AtsushiFlag 32 y/o90000
Kondo, MasahikoFlag 33 y/o90000
Kurosawa, TakuyaFlag 36 y/o90110
Malagamuwa, DilanthaFlag 35 y/o20000
Matsuda, TsugioFlag 19 y/o10000
Michigami, RyoFlag 25 y/o90200
Motoyama, SatoshiFlag 27 y/o93522
Nakajima, OsamuFlag 40 y/o70000
Noda, HidekiFlag 29 y/o90112
Oonishi, TaichirouFlag 31 y/o20000
Shibahara, ShinsukeFlag 31 y/o90000
Souda, TokiyasuFlag n/a10000
Tachikawa, YujiFlag 22 y/o70000
Takahashi, TsuyoshiFlag 25 y/o20000
Tamanaka, TetsujiFlag 36 y/o90000
Tanaka, TetsuyaFlag 32 y/o90000
Wakisaka, JuichiFlag 25 y/o91311
Wakisaka, ShigekazuFlag 23 y/o90000
Yamada, MasaoFlag 47 y/o30000
Yamanishi, KojiFlag 20 y/o80000
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