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CART: Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland Race Results

12 July 1998

By Terry Callahan
The Auto Channel

CLEVELAND, OH: Following are the results of the Medic Drug Grand Prix of Cleveland CART race held Sunday. Results include finishing position, (starting position), driver, hometown/country, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason out (if any):


1. (3) Alex Zanardi, Italy, Reynard Honda, 100.
2. (7) Michael Andretti, Nazareth, Pa., Swift Ford, 100.
3. (2) Dario Franchitti, Scotland, Reynard Honda, 100.
4. (14) Scott Pruett, Granite Bay, Calif., Reynard Ford, 100.
5. (17) Adrian Fernandez, Mexico, Reynard Ford, 100.
6. (11) Gil de Ferran, Brazil, Reynard Honda, 100.
7. (1) Jimmy Vasser, Las Vegas, Reynard Honda, 100.
8. (10) Bobby Rahal, New Albany, Ohio, Reynard Ford, 100.
9. (15) Patrick Carpentier, Canada, Reynard Mercedes, 100.
10. (6) Mark Blundell, England, Reynard Mercedes, 100.
11. (13) Christian Fittipaldi, Brazil, Swift Ford, 100.
12. (18) Max Papis, Italy, Reynard Toyota, 100.
13. (4) Bryan Herta, New Albany, Ohio, Reynard Ford, 99, spin.
14. (19) Tony Kanaan, Brazil, Reynard Honda, 99.
15. (27) Alex Barron, Vista, Calif., Reynard Toyota, 97.
16. (25) Arnd Meier, Germany, Lola Ford, 97.
17. (9) Al Unser Jr., Albuquerque, N.M., Penske Mercedes, 96, shift linkage.
18. (16) Richie Hearn, Henderson, Nev., Swift Ford, 96.
19. (5) Paul Tracy, Canada, Reynard Honda, 94, accident.
20. (8) Mauricio Gugelmin, Brazil, Reynard Mercedes, 85, cooling system.
21. (26) PJ Jones, Scottsdale, Ariz., Reynard Toyota, 74, engine.
22. (24) Andre Ribeiro, Brazil, Penske Mercedes, 66, transmission.
23. (20) Robby Gordon, Orange, Calif., Reynard Toyota, 49, electrical.
24. (28) Dennis Vitolo, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Reynard Ford, 34, transmission.
25. (12) Greg Moore, Canada, Reynard Mercedes, 3, accident.
26. (22) Michel Jourdain Jr., Mexico, Reynard Ford, 3, accident.
27. (23) Helio Castro-Neves, Brazil, Reynard Mercedes, 3, accident.
28. (21) JJ Lehto, Finland, Reynard Mercedes, 3, accident.

Race Stats:

Time of race: 1:52:22.282.
Margin of victory: 8.422 seconds.
Winner's average speed: 112.449 mph.
Caution flags: 3 for 16 laps.
Lead changes: 3, among 3 drivers.

Lap leaders: Vasser 1-11; Zanardi 12-67; Fittipaldi 66-88; Zanardi 89-100.

Series points leaders: Zanardi 155; Moore 96; Vasser 92; Fernandez 85; Andretti 68; Franchitti 64; de Ferran 63; Pruett 56; Herta 54; Rahal 43.