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Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1998 standings

Championship points standings for the Pep Boys Indy Racing League 1998

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Kenny BräckA.J. Foyt EnterprisesDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
332
2.Flag Davey HamiltonNienhouse Motorsports G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)


292
3.Flag Tony StewartTeam MenardG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)


289
4.Flag Scott SharpKelley RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
272
5.Flag Buddy LazierHemelgarnDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
262
6.Flag Jeff WardISM Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
252
7.Flag Scott GoodyearPanther RacingG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
244
8.Flag Arie LuyendykTreadway Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
227
9.Flag Eddie Cheever, Jr.Cheever RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
222
10.Flag Marco GrecoPhoenix Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
219
11.Flag John Paul Jr.PDM Racing, Team Pelfrey, Byrd-Cunningham Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
216
12.Flag Stéphane GrégoireChastain Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
201
13.Flag Billy BoatA. J. Foyt EnterprisesDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
194
14.Flag Sam SchmidtLP RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
186
15.Flag Mark DismoreKelley RacingG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)


180
16.Flag Robby UnserTeam CheeverG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)


176
17.Flag Robbie BuhlTeam Menard G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
174
18.Flag Brian TylerChitwood Motorsports, Team PelfreyDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
140
19.Flag Buzz CalkinsBradley MotorsportsG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
134
20.Flag Raul BoeselMcCormack Motorsports G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
132
21.Flag Greg RayFoyt, Knapp MotorsportsDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
128
22.Flag Steve KnappPDM Racing, ISM Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
118
23.Flag Jack MillerCrest RacingDallara IR8 (Infiniti)
100
24.Flag Andy MichnerChitwood MotorsportsDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
92
25.Flag Stan WattlesMetro RacingRiley & Scott Mk. V (Oldsmobile)
88
26.Flag Roberto GuerreroPagan Racing, Cobb RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
G-Force GF-01B (Infiniti)


83
27.Flag Tyce CarlsonTeam Pelfrey, PDM Racing, Immke RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
73
28.Flag Donnie BeechlerCahill Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
71
29.Flag Eliseo SalazarPDM Racing, Riley & ScottRiley & Scott Mk. V (Oldsmobile)
60
30.Flag Michael GroffByrd-Cunningham Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
56
31.Flag Jimmy KiteCrest Racing, Scandia RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Infiniti)


52
32.Flag J. J. YeleySinden RacingG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Dallara IR8 (Infiniti)


50
33.Flag Jim GuthrieISM Racing, Cobb Racing, Riley & ScottG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
Riley & Scott Mk. V (Oldsmobile)


41
34.Flag Jack HewittPDM Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
23
35.Flag Stevie ReevesPaganDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
20
36.Flag David SteeleRSM MarkoDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
17
37.Flag Billy RoeTeam Scandia, Blueprint RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
11
38.Flag Paul DurantCobb Racing G-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
9
39.Flag Scott HarringtonLP Racing, Riley & ScottRiley & Scott Mk. V (Oldsmobile)
8
40.Flag Johnny UnserHemelgarnDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
5
41.Flag Robbie GroffBlueprint RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
2
Flag Claude BourbonnaisBlueprint RacingDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Dan DrinanMann Motorsports Dallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Joe GosekByrd-Cunningham RacingG-Force GF-01B (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Hideshi MatsudaBeck MotorsportsDallara IR9 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Danny OngaisTeam PelfreyDallara IR8 (Oldsmobile)
0
Flag Female Lyn St. JamesLyn St. James RacingG-Force GF-01B (Nissan)
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Kenny Bräck
3
Most pole positionsFlag Billy Boat
6
Most podium positionsFlag Kenny Bräck
4
Flag Tony Stewart
4
Most podium positions without a winFlag Buddy Lazier
3
Flag Jeff Ward
3
Most fastest race lapsFlag Tony Stewart
3
Youngest driverFlag J. J. Yeley
21 y/o
Oldest driverFlag Danny Ongais
56 y/o

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
78.7%U.S.A.Flag Tony Stewart, Davey Hamilton, Scott Sharp, Buddy Lazier, Jeff Ward, Eddie Cheever, Jr., John Paul Jr., Billy Boat, Sam Schmidt, Robby Unser, Mark Dismore, Brian Tyler, Greg Ray, Robbie Buhl, Buzz Calkins, Steve Knapp, Jack Miller, Andy Michner, Stan Wattles, Tyce Carlson, Donnie Beechler, Michael Groff, Jimmy Kite, Jim Guthrie, Jack Hewitt, Stevie Reeves, David Steele, Billy Roe, Paul Durant, Scott Harrington, Johnny Unser, Robbie Groff, Dan Drinan, Joe Gosek, Danny Ongais, Lyn St. James, J. J. Yeley37
4.3%BrazilFlag Marco Greco, Raul Boesel2
4.3%CanadaFlag Scott Goodyear, Claude Bourbonnais2
2.1%SwedenFlag Kenny Bräck1
2.1%ColombiaFlag Roberto Guerrero1
2.1%FranceFlag Stéphane Grégoire1
2.1%NetherlandsFlag Arie Luyendyk1
2.1%JapanFlag Hideshi Matsuda1
2.1%ChileFlag Eliseo Salazar1

Individual driver statistics for the 1998 Pep Boys Indy Racing League

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Beechler, DonnieFlag 37 y/o80000
Boat, BillyFlag 32 y/o91261
Boesel, RaulFlag 40 y/o110000
Bourbonnais, ClaudeFlag 31 y/o00000
Bräck, KennyFlag 32 y/o113402
Buhl, RobbieFlag 34 y/o90100
Calkins, BuzzFlag 27 y/o80000
Carlson, TyceFlag 27 y/o40000
Cheever, Jr., EddieFlag 40 y/o111200
Dismore, MarkFlag 41 y/o110000
Drinan, DanFlag 38 y/o00000
Durant, PaulFlag 38 y/o10000
Goodyear, ScottFlag 38 y/o110200
Gosek, JoeFlag 42 y/o00000
Greco, MarcoFlag 36 y/o110100
Grégoire, StéphaneFlag 29 y/o110000
Groff, MichaelFlag 36 y/o30000
Groff, RobbieFlag 32 y/o10000
Guerrero, RobertoFlag 39 y/o80000
Guthrie, JimFlag 36 y/o40000
Hamilton, DaveyFlag 36 y/o110201
Harrington, ScottFlag 34 y/o10000
Hewitt, JackFlag 46 y/o20000
Kite, JimmyFlag 22 y/o40000
Knapp, SteveFlag 34 y/o60100
Lazier, BuddyFlag 30 y/o110300
Luyendyk, ArieFlag 44 y/o111101
Matsuda, HideshiFlag 43 y/o00000
Michner, AndyFlag 29 y/o50000
Miller, JackFlag 37 y/o100000
Ongais, DannyFlag 56 y/o00000
Paul Jr., JohnFlag 38 y/o111100
Ray, GregFlag 31 y/o90101
Reeves, StevieFlag 31 y/o10000
Roe, BillyFlag 41 y/o20000
Salazar, EliseoFlag 43 y/o40000
Schmidt, SamFlag 33 y/o110100
Sharp, ScottFlag 30 y/o112300
St. James, LynFlag 51 y/o00000
Steele, DavidFlag 24 y/o30000
Stewart, TonyFlag 27 y/o112443
Tyler, BrianFlag 27 y/o90000
Unser, JohnnyFlag 39 y/o10000
Unser, RobbyFlag 30 y/o80100
Ward, JeffFlag 37 y/o110312
Wattles, StanFlag 36 y/o70000
Yeley, J. J.Flag 21 y/o50000
#DateCircuitWinnerSecondThirdPoleFL
11998-01-24Walt DisneyStewartWardHamiltonStewartBräck
21998-03-22PhoenixSharpStewartBoatWardStewart
31998-05-24IndianapolisCheever, Jr.LazierKnappBoatStewart
41998-06-06TexasBoatRayBräckStewartStewart
51998-06-28New HampshireStewartGoodyearSharpHamilton
61998-07-19DoverSharpLazierGrecoStewartRay
71998-07-25Charlotte, NCBräckWardGoodyearStewartBräck
81998-08-16Pikes PeakBräckBuhlStewartBoatWard
91998-08-29AtlantaBräckHamiltonCheever, Jr.BoatBoat
101998-09-20TexasPaul Jr.UnserWardBoatWard
111998-10-11Las VegasLuyendykSchmidtLazierBoatLuyendyk
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