Datos de esta edición: – Longitud del circuito: 13,605 km – 190 000 espectadores Primer clasificado: – Distancia recorrida: 4.783,781 km – Velocidad media: 199,324 km/h – Margen r/ al segundo: 13,654 km Pole Position – Bernd Schneider #35 AMG Mercedes en 3min 35s 544 Vuelta rápida – Martin Brundle #28 Toyota Motor Sports en 3min 41s 809 en la vuelta 86
Poster Le Mans 1998

Poster Le Mans 1998

Clasificación final de la carrera
Pos Cat Escudería [País] Pilotos Chasis Motor Vueltas D.recorrida Vel. media
1 GT1 26 Porsche AG [DEU] [FRA] Laurent Aïello [GBR] Allan McNish [MON] Stéphane Ortelli Porsche 911 GT1-98 Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 351
2 GT1 25 Porsche AG [DEU] [DEU] Jörg Müller [DEU] Uwe Alzen [FRA] Bob Wollek Porsche 911 GT1-98 Porsche 3.2L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 350
3 GT1 32 Nissan Motorsports TWR [JPN] / [GBR] [JPN] Aguri Suzuki [JPN] Kazuyoshi Hoshino [JPN] Masahiko Kageyama Nissan R390 GT1 Nissan VRH35L 3.5L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 347
4 GT1 40 Gulf Team Davidoff EMKA Racing [GBR] [GBR] Steve O’Rourke [GBR] Tim Sugden [USA] Bill Auberlen McLaren F1 GTR BMW S70 6.0L V12 Pirelli 343
5 GT1 30 Nissan Motorsports TWR [JPN] / [GBR] [DNK] John Nielsen [DEU] Michael Krumm [FRA] Franck Lagorce Nissan R390 GT1 Nissan VRH35L 3.5L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 342
6 GT1 31 Nissan Motorsports TWR [JPN] / [GBR] [NLD] Jan Lammers [FRA] Erik Comas [ITA] Andrea Montermini Nissan R390 GT1 Nissan VRH35L 3.5L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 342
7 GT1 45 Panoz Motorsports Inc. [USA] [AUS] David Brabham [GBR] Andy Wallace [GBR] Jamie Davies Panoz Esperante GTR-1 Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8 Michelin 335
8 LMP1 12 Doyle-Risi Racing [USA] [ZAF] Wayne Taylor [BEL] Eric van de Poele [ESP] Fermín Velez Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 Pirelli 332
9 GT1 27 Toyota Motorsport Toyota Team Europe [JPN] / [DEU] [JPN] Ukyo Katayama [JPN] Toshio Suzuki [JPN] Keiichi Tsuchiya Toyota GT-One Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8 Michelin 326
10 GT1 33 Nissan Motorsports TWR [JPN] / [GBR] [JPN] Satoshi Motoyama [JPN] Takuya Kurosawa [JPN] Masami Kageyama Nissan R390 GT1 Nissan VRH35L 3.5L Turbo V8 Bridgestone 319
11 GT2 53 Viper Team Oreca [FRA] [GBR] Justin Bell [USA] David Donohue [ITA] Luca Drudi Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 Michelin 317
12 LMP1 16 Kremer Racing [DEU] [ITA] Ricardo Agusta [ITA] Almo Coppelli [FRA] Xavier Pompidou Kremer K8/2 Porsche 935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 314
13 GT2 51 Viper Team Oreca [FRA] [MON] Olivier Beretta [POR] Pedro Lamy [USA] Tommy Archer Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 Michelin 312
14 LMP1 3 Moretti Racing Inc. [ITA] [ITA] Giampiero Moretti [ITA] Mauro Baldi [BEL] Didier Theys Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 Yokohama 311
15 LMP1 24 Courage Compétition [FRA] [JPN] Yojiro Terada [FRA] Franck Fréon [FRA] Olivier Thévenin Courage C41 Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 304
16 LMP1 15 Courage Compétition [FRA] [FRA] Henri Pescarolo [FRA] Olivier Grouillard [FRA] Franck Montagny Courage C36 Porsche 935 3.0L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 300
17 GT2 64 Roock Racing [DEU] [DEU] Claudia Hürtgen [FRA] Michel Ligonnet [GBR] Robert Nearn Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.8L Turbo Flat-6 Yokohama 285
18 GT2 69 Michel Nourry [FRA] [FRA] Michel Nourry [FRA] Thierry Perrier [FRA] Jean-Louis Ricci Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 276
19 GT2 56 Chamberlain Engineering [GBR] [GBR] Gary Ayles [USA] Matt Turner [NLD] Hans Hugenholtz Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 Dunlop 270
20 GT2 68 Elf Haberthur Racing [CHE] [FRA] Eric Graham [FRA] Hervé Poulain [FRA] Jean-Luc Maury-Laribière Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 268
21 GT2 55 Chamberlain Engineering [GBR] [POR] Ni Amorim [POR] Gonçalo Gomes [POR] Manuel Mello-Breyner Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 Dunlop 264
22 GT2 65 Roock Racing [DEU] [GBR] Rob Schirle [DEU] Andre Ahrle [GBR] David Warnock Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Yokohama 247
23 GT2 72 Larbre Compétition [FRA] [FRA] Patrice Goueslard [FRA] Jean-Luc Chereau [FRA] Pierre Yver Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 240
24 ABD GT1 29 Toyota Motorsport Toyota Team Europe [JPN] / [DEU] [BEL] Thierry Boutsen [DEU] Ralf Kelleners [GBR] Geoff Lees Toyota GT-One Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8 Michelin 330
25 ABD GT2 71 Estoril Racing Communication [POR] [FRA] Michel Maisonneuve [POR] Manuel Monteiro [FRA] Michel Monteiro Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Pirelli 277
26 ABD GT1 44 Panoz Motorsports Inc. DAMS [USA] / [FRA] [FRA] Eric Bernard [FRA] Christophe Tinseau [USA] Johnny O’Connell Panoz Esperante GTR-1 Ford (Roush) 6.0L V8 Michelin 236
27 ABD LMP1 13 Courage Compétition [FRA] [FRA] Didier Cottaz [BEL] Marc Goossens [FRA] Jean-Philippe Belloc Courage C51 Nissan VRH35Z 3.0L Turbo V8 Michelin 232
28 ABD GT1 41 Gulf Team Davidoff GTC Competition [GBR] [DEU] Dr. Thomas Bscher [ITA] Emanuele Pirro [ITA] Rinaldo Capello McLaren F1 GTR BMW S70 6.0L V12 Goodyear 228
29 ABD LMP1 8 Porsche AG Joest Racing [DEU] [FRA] Pierre-Henri Raphanel [USA] David Murry [GBR] James Weaver Porsche LMP1-98 Porsche 935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 218
30 ABD LMP1 10 Pilot Racing [FRA] [FRA] Michel Ferté [FRA] Pascal Fabre [FRA] François Migault Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 Dunlop 203
31 ABD GT2 67 Elf Haberthur Racing [CHE] [BEL] Michel Neugarten [FRA] Jean-Claude Lagniez [FRA] David Smadja Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 198
32 ABD GT1 28 Toyota Motorsport Toyota Team Europe [JPN] / [DEU] [GBR] Martin Brundle [FRA] Emmanuel Collard [FRA] Eric Hélary Toyota GT-One Toyota R36V 3.6L Turbo V8 Michelin 191
33 ABD LMP1 5 JB Racing [FRA] [ITA] Vincenzo Sospiri [FRA] Jean-Christophe Boullion [FRA] Jérôme Policand Ferrari 333 SP Ferrari F310E 4.0L V12 Michelin 187
34 ABD GT2 60 Chereau Sports Larbre Compétition [FRA] [FRA] Jean-Pierre Jarier [SWE] Carl Rosenblad [GBR] Robin Donovan Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Michelin 164
35 ABD GT2 62 CJ Motorsport [CAN] [USA] John Morton [CAN] John Graham [DEU] Harald Grohs Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 164
36 ABD LMP1 21 Solution F [FRA] [FRA] Philippe Gache [AUS] Wayne Gardner [BEL] Didier de Radiguès Riley & Scott MkIII Ford 5.1L V8 Pirelli 155
37 ABD LMP1 14 Courage Compétition [FRA] [SWE] Fredrik Ekblom [FRA] Patrice Gay [JPN] Tetsuya Tsuchiya Courage C51 Nissan VRH35Z 3.5L Turbo V8 Michelin 126
38 ABD LMP1 7 Porsche AG [DEU] [ITA] Michele Alboreto [SWE] Stefan Johansson [FRA] Yannick Dalmas Porsche LMP1-98 Porsche Type-935 3.2L Turbo Flat-6 Goodyear 107
39 ABD LMP2 22 Didier Bonnet [FRA] [FRA] Lionel Robert [FRA] Eduoard Sezionale [FRA] Pierre Bruneau Debora LMP2 BMW S50 3.2L I6 Michelin 106
40 ABD GT2 61 Krauss Race Sports Intl. [DEU] [DEU] Bernhard Müller [DEU] Michael Trunk [DEU] Erich Palmberger Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 71
41 ABD LMP1 1 Team BMW Motorsport [DEU] [DEU] Hans Joachim Stuck [GBR] Steve Soper [DNK] Tom Kristensen BMW V12 LM BMW S70 6.0L V12 Michelin 60
42 ABD LMP1 2 Team BMW Motorsport [DEU] [ITA] Pierluigi Martini [DEU] Joachim Winkelhock [COL] Johnny Cecotto BMW V12 LM BMW S70 6.0L V12 Michelin 43
43 ABD GT1 36 AMG-Mercedes [DEU] [FRA] Jean-Marc Gounon [BRA] Ricardo Zonta [FRA] Christophe Bouchut Mercedes-Benz CLK-LM Mercedes-Benz M119 5.0L V8 Bridgestone 31
44 ABD GT2 50 Viper Team Oreca [FRA] [AUT] Karl Wendlinger [BEL] Marc Duez [NLD] Patrick Huisman Chrysler Viper GTS-R Chrysler 8.0L V10 Michelin 28
45 ABD GT2 70 Konrad Motorsport [DEU] [AUT] Franz Konrad [USA] Larry Schumacher [USA] Nick Ham Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 24
46 ABD GT1 35 AMG-Mercedes [DEU] [DEU] Bernd Schneider [AUS] Mark Webber [DEU] Klaus Ludwig Mercedes-Benz CLK-LM Mercedes-Benz M119 5.0L V8 Bridgestone 19
47 ABD GT2 73 Konrad Motorsport [DEU] [CHE] Toni Seiler [USA] Peter Kitchak [ITA] Angelo Zadra Porsche 911 GT2 Porsche 3.6L Turbo Flat-6 Dunlop 2
ABD.=Abandona – ELI=Eliminado – DSQ.=Descalificado – NC.=No clasificado