Race Results for the 1998 Indianapolis 500

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 17 51 Eddie Cheever Jr. Rachel's Potato Chips Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora 145.155 200 76 $1,433,000
2 11 91 Buddy Lazier (W) Delta Faucet/Coors Light/Hemelgarn Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora 145.118 200 20 $483,200
3 23 55 Steve Knapp (R) Primadonna Resorts/Miller Milling/ISM G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora 145.076 200 0 $338,750
4 8 6 Davey Hamilton Reebok/Nienhouse Motorsports G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 199 3 $301,650
5 21 52 Robby Unser (R) Team Cheever Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 198 0 $209,400
6 3 14 Kenny Brack AJ Foyt PowerTeam Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 198 23 $310,750
7 16 81 John Paul Jr. Team Pelfrey Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 197 39 $216,350
8 19 17 Andy Michner (R) Konica/Syan Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 197 0 $182,050
9 13 44 J.J. Yeley (R) One Call Comm. Quaker State Menards SRS Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 197 0 $198,550
10 18 12 Buzz Calkins Int'l Star Registry/Bradley Food Marts G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 195 4 $248,500
11 26 7 Jimmy Kite (R) Royal Purple Synthetic/Synerlec/Scandia Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 195 0 $287,300
12 22 18 Jack Hewitt (R) Parker Machinery G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 195 0 $265,800
13 27 35 Jeff Ward Team Tabasco/Superflo/Prolong/ISM G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 194 0 $242,050
14 14 16 Marco Greco Int. Sports Ltd. Phoenix Racing G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Engine 183 0 $167,800
15 32 10 Mike Groff Jonathan Byrd's VisionAire Bryant H. & C. G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 183 0 $237,600
16 7 8 Scott Sharp Delphi Automotive Systems Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Gearbox 181 0 $234,800
17 31 77 Stephan Gregoire Blue Star/Tokheim/Estridge/Miller-Eads G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 172 0 $225,300
18 2 97 Greg Ray TMS/TNN/True Value/Dixie Chopper Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Gearbox 167 18 $175,400
19 30 30 Raul Boesel Beloit/Fast Rod/Team Losi/TransWorld G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 164 0 $221,300
20 28 5 Arie Luyendyk (W) Sprint PCS/Radio Shack/Qualcomm G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Gearbox 151 4 $242,100
21 15 40 Jack Miller Crest Racing Dallara/Nissan Infiniti Indy Running 128 0 $159,800
22 9 21 Roberto Guerrero Pagan Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Running 125 0 $165,300
23 1 11 Billy Boat Conseco AJ Foyt Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Drive line 111 12 $364,200
24 10 4 Scott Goodyear Pennzoil Panther G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Clutch 100 0 $253,300
25 25 9 Johnny Unser Hemelgarn Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Engine 98 0 $136,300
26 6 99 Sam Schmidt Best Western Gold Crown Racing Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Accident 48 0 $215,300
27 12 28 Mark Dismore Kelley Automotive Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Accident 48 0 $209,300
28 29 19 Stan Wattles (R) Metro Racing Systems/NCLD Riley & Scott/Oldsmobile Aurora Accident 48 0 $138,550
29 20 53 Jim Guthrie Delco Remy/Goodyear/ISM Racing Aurora G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Accident 48 0 $133,300
30 33 33 Billy Roe Royal Purple/ProLink/Scandia Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Accident 48 0 $137,300
31 5 3 Robbie Buhl Johns Manville/Menards Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Engine 44 0 $222,300
32 24 98 Donnie Beechler (R) Cahill Auto Racing G Force/Oldsmobile Aurora Engine 34 0 $132,300
33 4 1 Tony Stewart Glidden/Menards Dallara/Oldsmobile Aurora Engine 22 1 $220,250

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner