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CART: Greg Moore Wins Rio 400 (Results Attached)

10 May 1998

By Terry Callahan
The Auto Channel

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Greg Moore has won the Rio 400. It was the third victory of his young racing career. Moore made a daring but successful move on Alex Zanardi with five laps remaining in the race.


Greg Moore

The complete finishing order follows with finishing position, (starting position), driver, hometown/country, chassis-engine, and laps completed:

1. (7) Greg Moore, Canada, Reynard-Mercedes, 133.
2. (2) Alex Zanardi, Italy, Reynard-Honda, 133.
3. (12) Adrian Fernandez, Mexico, Reynard-Ford, 133.
4. (6) Bryan Herta, New Albany, Ohio, Reynard-Ford, 133.
5. (8) Michael Andretti, Nazareth, Pa., Swift-Ford, 133.
6. (13) Jimmy Vasser, Las Vegas, Reynard-Honda, 133.
7. (28) Richie Hearn, Henderson, Nev., Swift-Ford, 133.
8. (10) Bobby Rahal, New Albany, Ohio, Reynard-Ford, 133.
9. (21) Mauricio Gugelmin, Brazil, Reynard-Mercedes, 132.
10. (22) J.J. Letho, Finland, Reynard-Mercedes, 132.
11. (18) Mark Blundell, England ,Reynard-Mercedes, 132.
12. (24) Alex Baron, Vista, Calif., Reynard-Toyota, 131.
13. (23) P.J. Jones, Rolling Hills, Calif, Reynard-Toyota, 130.
14. (19) Arnd Meier, Germany, Lola-Ford, 130.
15. (26) Hiro Matsushita, Japan, Reynard-Toyota, 129.
16. (27) Al Unser Jr., Albuquerque, N.M., Penske-Mercedes, 113, engine.
17. (17) Patrick Carpentier, Canada, Reynard-Mercedes, 106, handling.
18. (15) Scott Pruett, Granite Bay, Calif., Reynard-Ford, transmission.
19. (1) Dario Franchitti, Scotland, Reynard-Honda, 90, electrical.
20. (14) Gualter Salles, Brazil, Reynard-Ford, 78, contact.
21. (5) Christian Fittipaldi, Brazil, Swift-Ford, 75, fuel system.
22. (16) Andre Ribeiro, Brazil, Penske-Mercedes, 76, engine.
23. (11) Helio Castro-Neves, Brazil, Reynard-Mercedes, 54, fire.
24. (25) Michel Jourdain Jr., Mexico, Reynard-Ford, 53, contact.
25. (9) Paul Tracy, Canada, Reynard-Honda, 39, contact.
26. (4) Gil de Ferran, Brazil, Reynard-Honda, 39, contact.
27. (3) Tony Kanaan, Brazil, Reynard-Honda, 28, gear box.
28. (20) Max Papis, Italy, Reynard-Toyota, 17, engine.

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